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South Central Kansas 2018 Health & Medical Symposium

10 Jan 2018 12:57 PM | Teresa Keating (Administrator)

South Central Kansas

2018 Health & Medical Symposium

For all Emergency Support Function #8 (ESF-8) Agencies

February 28th, 2018


Event: 2018 South Central Kansas Health and Medical Symposium

Date: February 28th, 2018

On Site Sign-In: 7:45-8:15

Doors Open at 7:45

Event Time: 8:30am-5:00pm

Location: WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex

5015 E 29th St N

Wichita, KS 67220

Cost: None

Lunch: Box lunch provided

Symposium Summary:  The Health and Medical Symposium provides a chance for South Central Kansas Emergency Support Function 8(ESF8) partners to learn how other ESF 8 disciplines plan to respond during a large disaster/incident.  Symposium Objectives:

  •        Exchange lessons learned and best practices
  •        Understand how the different ESF-8 disciplines integrate into a disaster response
  •        Gain an understanding of available ESF-8 resources
  •        Share and understand roles and responsibilities of partner agencies
  •        Obtain knowledge about proper resource request processes
  •        Understand disaster related safety and health issues

The main goal of the symposium is to expand regional collaboration.

Keynote Presenter: Dave Hoffenberg the Vice President of Sunrise Medical Center in Las Vegas Nevada.

Sunrise Medical Center was the Level 2 Trauma Center receiving patients from the Active Shooter Event in 2017.

Registration is OPEN to All ESF-8 Partners Including:

  •        Animal Response      
  •        Behavioral Health
  •        Emergency Management
  •        Emergency Medical Services
  •        Environmental Health
  •        Fatality Management
  •        Health Care Coalition Members
  •        Hospitals
  •        Long Term Care Organizations
  •        Preparedness Coordinators
  •        Public Health
  •        Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster

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