Annual Conference on Disaster Preparedness and Response 2016

Pre Conference Workshops

Register NOW for free pre and post conference workshops to be held at the ACDPR 2016
Deadline for registration : 16 September 2016 (Friday)
Health surge capacity is a system’s ability to expand quickly beyond normal services to meet a sudden surge of demand for health services. Mobile surge capacity teams can be a surge resource at a hospital for a mass casualty event or at health department during public health emergencies investigation or protection. The workshop aims to provide healthcare professionals with knowledge and guidance on mobile surge team planning and mobilization for medical and public health emergencies. It will examine theories and practices of mobile medical team mobilization from international and local experience. The workshop will also enable participants to explore challenges of developing mobile surge teams that are realistic and workable. It will feature presentations and discussions on the following topics:
- Understanding Surge Capacity and Mobile Surge Capacity
- Sharing of current practices from speakers and invited organisations
- Staffing Strategies
- Alternate Care Facilities, its mobilisation and demobilisation
- Personal Preparation
- Global Emergency Medical Teams
- Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute
- Department of Health, HKSAR
- Hospital Authority, HKSAR
- Humanitarian Conflict and Response Institute, The University of Manchester
7 October 2016 (Friday)
0930 hrs – 1730 hrs
2/F, HKAM Jockey Club Building
99 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
- Hospital or medical organisation frontline workers or managers with potential to be deployed as a member of mobile surge capacity teams
- Healthcare managerial staff who are involved in the planning of mobile surge capacity teams
60 person (max)

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