• Hospital Preparedness

    Location: Touro Infirmary

    Presidents Room, 2nd Floor

    7:30am - 7:50am

    Breakfast and Registration

    7:50am - 9:55am

    Opening Plenary & Security Briefing

    9:55am - 10:40am

    The Hospital and City System Emerging from Hurricane Katrina

    Cynthia Davidson
    10:45am - 11:25am

    Ochsner Hospital Disaster Preparation – A Katrina Case Study

    Grant Walker
    11:30am - 12:05pm

    Western Galilee Medical Center Mass Casualty Preparedness

    David Knaiz
    12:10pm - 12:50pm

    Lunch & Mingling

    12:55pm - 1:25pm

    Special Needs Patients in Emergencies

    Charlotte Parent
    1:30pm - 2:10pm

    Medical Distribution — Lessons Learned from the Second Lebanon War

    Gila Margalit
    2:15pm - 2:50pm

    Health Information Systems in Emergency

    Nachman Ash
    3:00pm - 3:50pm

    Israel Decontamination Procedures

    Gila Margalit
    3:55pm - 4:20pm

    Care of Newborns During Disasters

    Dr. Juan Gershanik
  • Trauma, Triage & Blast Injuries

    Location: Ochsner Medical Center, Brent House Conference Center

    1514 Jefferson Highway

    7:30am - 8:00am

    Opening Session

    8:00am - 8:40am

    Blood Resuscitation

    Dr. Juan Duchesne
    8:45am - 9:25am

    Emergency Blood Services – Israel

    Guy Caspi
    9:30am - 10:10am

    Mass Blast Injuries - Israel

    Professor Avi Rivkind
    10:15am - 10:55am

    Maturation of Disaster Response - New Orleans

    Dr. John Hunt
    11:00am - 11:40am

    Maturation of Disaster Response - Israel

    Dr. Yossi Weiss
    7:30pm - 9:00pm

    Ethical Dilemmas in Disaster

    Public Lecture
    Professor Arnon Afek
  • Field Management & First Response

    Location: Tulane Medical School

    131 S. Robertson St.
    Murphy Building

    7:30am - 8:00am

    Registration and Opening Remarks

    8:00am - 9:00am

    Mass Casualty Plan & Multi-Agency Response –New Orleans

    9:05am - 10:05am

    Field Management for Blasts – Israel

    Guy Caspi
    10:10am - 11:10am

    Medical Response to Mass Gatherings – New Orleans

    Captain Jimmy Scott, Commander Jeffrey Walls, Donald Paisant, and Ross Bourgeois
    11:15am - 12:00pm

    Medical Response to Mass Gatherings – Israel

    Gila Margalit, Guy Caspi
    12:05pm - 1:00pm

    Medically Managing & Clearing Blast Scenes

    Avi Rivkind

    Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life

    Tulane University's Main Campus
    Kendall-Cram Room (Second Floor)

    7:00pm-9:00pm

    Lessons Learned from Disaster

    Public Lecture
    Avi Rivkind
  • Traumatic Psychological Stress Injuries

    Location: Jones Walker LLP

    201 St. Charles Ave., 52nd Floor

    7:30am - 7:50am

    Registration and Opening Remarks

    7:50am - 8:25am

    Presentation 1: Traumatic Psychological Stress Injuries, Reactions, and Management

    Chaired by Dr. Charles Figley
    8:30am - 9:05am

    Discussion on Presentation 1

    Dr. Ron Marks
    9:15am - 9:45am

    Presentation 2: Traumatic Stress Injuries, Reactions, and Management in Israel

    Gideon Shoval
    9:50am - 10:20am

    Discussion on Presentation 2

    Chaired by Dr. Charles Figley
    10:25am - 10:55am

    Presentation 3: Traumatic Stress Resilience Truism: Results of a Panel of Experts from Israel

    Dr. Ron Marks
    11:00am - 11:50am

    Discussion Presentation 3 with Results of an Israel Panel of Experts

    Chaired by Dr. Charles Figley
    12:00pm - 1:30pm

    Roundtable Discussion & Lunch: Developing Practice Guidelines

    4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Closing Plenary

  • Location: Jones Walker LLP

    201 St. Charles Ave, 52nd floor

    12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Hot Topic Discussion: The Israel Experience in Emergencies

    Dr. Nachman Ash


LOCATIONS

Ochsner Medical Center, Brent House Conference Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy
Jefferson, LA 70121

Touro Infirmary

1401 Foucher St
New Orleans, LA 70115

Tulane University School of Medicine

131 S. Robertson St.
New Orleans, LA 70112

Tulane University, Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70118

Jones Walker LLP

201 St. Charles Ave, 52nd floor
New Orleans, LA 70170



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Children's Hospital, New Orleans LSU Health Sciences Center Ochsner Health System Touro Infirmary Tulane University