11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Theory and science behind scenarios, exercises, and drills—a disaster management and response perspective

Erik Auf der Heide

Disaster Planning and Training Specialist

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Department of Health and Human Services

12:00–12:20 p.m.

Questions from the Committee

12:20–1:20 p.m.

Lunch

1:20–1:50 p.m.

Theory and science behind scenarios, exercises, and drills—a sociological perspective

E.L. (Henry) Quarantelli

Research Professor, Founding Director

Disaster Research Center

University of Delaware

1:50–2:20 p.m.

Questions from the Committee

2:20–2:40 p.m.

Lessons learned from exercises and drills conducted by health care organizations for JCAHO accreditation

Margaret VanAmringe

Vice President for External Relations

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

2:40–3:00 p.m.

Questions from the Committee

3:00–3:15 p.m.

Break

3:15–3:45 p.m.

Regional FEMA experience with exercises and drills

Kelvin Kelkenberg

Director, National Preparedness Division

Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate

Department of Homeland Security

3:45–4:10 p.m.

Questions from the Committee



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