The Role of Hospital Automation in Mass Casualty Events

February 25, 2014 | 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM ET

Education Session 69
Description:
All the Aurora, Colorado shooting victims who went to the University of Colorado Hospital alive survived due to the great work of first responders and medical personnel. But automation played a key role too. UCH's award-winning response was a unique combination of skill, planning and the inventive use of technology.
Speaker(s):
Level:
Intermediate
Objectives:
  • Identify the most up-to-date procedures for dealing with a no-notice mass casualty event
  • Recognize the methods for applying automation technology in inventive ways to compensate for seemingly overwhelming numbers of casualties delivered to an ED in a short period of time
  • Describe the preparation methods of an award-winning disaster management program which was called upon to provide critical care to the bulk of the Aurora, Colorado, shooting victims
Location:
Room 311A

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