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Preparing for the Unthinkable: An Armed Intruder or Active Shooter

Venue

This is a virtual event, accessible online. Access instructions will be provided after registration.

Description

The thought of an active shooter in any health care facility is truly unthinkable. Organizations dedicated to the care and preservation of life shouldn’t have to worry about acts of violence taking lives, but it is a reality that has played out multiple times across the nation. In this webinar, Steve Wilder, a nationally recognized expert on active shooters in health care facilities will discuss ways to prepare for, respond to and recover from such an unthinkable event.

Objectives

This webinar will provide you with the knowledge to:

  1. Identify two common types of active shooter events.
  2. Explain the "4 Outs" to be considered when faced with an active shooter event.
  3. Discuss steps in developing a comprehensive Active Shooter Plan.

Presenter

Steve Wilder , BA, CHSP, STS

Steve Wilder is Chief Operating Officer of Sorensen, Wilder & Associates in Bradley, IL.  He has spent over 30 years in healthcare safety, security, and risk management. He has provided consultation services to hundreds of clients, including hospitals, long-term care, home care agencies, clinics, physician practices and medical spa's.  He has become a nationally recognized subject matter expert on Active Shooters in healthcare facilities, and has trained thousands of healthcare workers in planning for, responding to, and recovering from the unthinkable.  His Active Shooter program for healthcare facilities has become a national model, and has been adopted by agencies such as Argentum for use by it's 30,000 long term care facility members, and one Joint Commission surveyor called it "the best active shooter plan he has seen in a healthcare facility".

Continuing Education

Credits:
Level:
Any
Production Date:
05/15/2019