Replay Day 1
Session 1 / Dr. Nici Vance
A Medical Examiner’s Response to the Oregon Wildfires
Dr. Veronica “Nici” Vance is a Forensic Scientist for the Oregon State Police Forensic Laboratory and the State Forensic Anthropologist for the Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office. She will be presenting about the Mobile Morgue in Oregon.
Session 2 / Larry Wiedenhoft, RN, EMT & Steve Sanchez,MS,LSC
Evacuation Centers: Emotional Care for Volunteers
Volunteering in an evacuation center presents a variety of challenges and stressors. Learn methods for working with those in the shelter and for taking care of yourself.
Session 3 / Antoinette Peppler
“Out of the Ashes” Lessons From The Paradise Fires
Ms. Peppler, the author of From the Ashes, shares her stories about the Paradise wildfire from being rescued by first responders, to traveling the road to recovery. Her presentation includes the artwork of various artists that captures the faces of beauty & sorrow.
Session 4 / Dr. Ron Glaus & Dwayne Hilty, M.Div.
Disaster Behavioral Health; Concepts and Response
This presentation will focus on the general underlying factors and facets for understanding behavioral health concepts in preparing for, responding to, and following a disaster. The focus will be on individuals and communities that are impacted by disasters as well as those in disaster response leadership positions.
Session 5 / Dr. Rebecca Bolante,CRC, CTM
Support Rooms During and After Disasters
This session covers the fundamentals of customizing a “Support Room” to fit the needs of an affected population. From large organizations to small rural schools, having materials and protocols in place before a situation occurs, reduces stress when face real-time events occur.
Session 6 / Roseann Kendall, RN,BSN,MA
Long Term Care Facilities: Planning for Fire Emergencies
With multiple wildfires, long-term care (LTC) providers in Oregon grappled with thick smoke, poor air quality, and the ravages of COVID-19. An estimated 60 LTC facilities were evacuated and one destroyed. In this session, you will determine your facility’s readiness to respond to the threat of wildfire.
Session 6 / Mayor of Detroit, OR, Jim Trett; Commissioner of Linn County, OR, Will Tucker; FEMA – Franchesca Gilbert with Dr. Rebecca Bolante and Jan Slick
Leading A Response: From Federal to Local County officials, our panel will discuss how to lead during a crisis.
This panel will discuss the needs of community leaders during a disaster, including disaster preparation, response, follow-up resources, and how the allocation of limited resources impacted different areas (municipal, county, state, federal). They will also discuss the complexity of balancing family needs and those of their community.
*CEUs Not Awarded for the replays