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Pacific Emergency Management, Preparedness, and Response Information Network and Training Services (Pacific EMPRINTS)/ National Disaster Life Support (NDLS)-Pacific Regional Center and Hawaii State Civil Defense present:
THE 2011 PACIFIC PREPAREDNESS CONFERENCE:
Challenges in Practice, Policy, and Public Health

THE 2011 PACIFIC REGIONAL PREPAREDNESS CONFERENCE is intended for

CONFERENCE DATE:

September 16, 2011
Ala Moana Hotel
Hibiscus Ballroom
Honolulu, HI 96814

ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY
at www.emprints.hawaii.edu


REGISTRATION
Jun. 20 - Sept. 1, 2011

Registration Fee: $175
Students: $100

LATE REGISTRATION
Sept. 2 - 15, 2011

Registration Fee: $250

  • Emergency Management Professionals
  • First Responders
  • Health Care Professionals
  • Public Health Personnel
  • Faith-Based Organizations
  • Librarians
  • Disaster Planners
  • Policy Makers
  • Government Leaders
  • Military Health Personnel
  • Laboratory Personnel
  • Disabilities Service Providers
  • Community Health Professionals
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Long Term Care Professionals
  • Social Services Leaders
  • Community Advocates
  • Community Organizers
  • Volunteer Organizations (MRC, Citizen Ready, ESAR-VHP, etc)
Lara Payne

New! FREE PRE-CONFERENCE DEMONSTRATION ON BIOSURVEILLANCE INFORMATION TOOL FOR 2011 PACIFIC PREPAREDNESS CONFERENCE REGISTRANTS

from 8:00 am – 8:45 am in the Exhibition Area.
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WELCOME TO THE FOURTH ANNUAL PACIFIC PREPAREDNESS CONFERENCE!

The goal of the Conference is to address timely topics at the forefront of emergency planning, preparedness, management and response concerns.

Learn from National and State experts in the field with decades of knowledge and experience;

Network with disaster management and preparedness partners, discuss collaborative opportunities, new approaches, perspectives, and ideas;

Explore systematic and coordinated options to heighten resiliency in the Pacific region that are also culturally appropriate.

OBJECTIVES OF THE CONFERENCE:

  • Understand public health consequences frequently seen in disasters and public health emergencies.
  • Understand functional and/or access needs of those who are medically vulnerable in a low resource disaster setting
  • Learn about just-in-time resources in the event of a disaster.
  • Understand strategies that may potentially better address the standard of care at disaster sites.
  • Explore strategies for increasing the resillence of indivduals and communities affected by a diaster.
  • Understand the challenges of practice and policy in public health.

ABOUT PACIFIC EMPRINTS

Pacific EMPRINTS is a broad-based consortium of public and private health education and health service providers that was initially established with funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resource Services Administration in September 2005. It provides continuing education programs for health care professionals, emergency responders and other disaster management personnel.

We offer more than 100 online and podcast courses, 150+ informational lectures, mini-simulation exercises and annual conferences to address natural disasters, technological hazards, and public health emergencies. Our online courses, which provide AMA PRA Category I credits from the Yale School of Medicine, include participants from 50 U.S. states and 38 countries, and enrollments have exceeded 47K. Our total enrollments for all trainings and territories are over 68K.

Since 2008, Pacific EMPRINTS has also been authorized by the American Medical Association as the National Disaster Life Support (NDLS)-Pacific Regional Training Center. It is one of only 35 NDLS Regional Training Centers in the United States and is the only such center in Hawaii. The NDLS courses offered by Pacific EMPRINTS stress a comprehensive all-hazards approach to assist physicians and other health professionals, emergency responders, and disaster management personnel to better address catastrophic emergencies from terrorist acts (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives), natural disasters (e.g. hurricanes, earthquakes, floods) to other public health emergencies, including infectious diseases.