San Francisco, California
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Conference Registration is now open.
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The Shawnee Preparedness and Response Coalition is pleased to invite you to our Regional Disaster Conference: “Weathering the Storm.” This is the sixth year for this conference, and our intent is to provide a quality disaster preparedness conference in the southern region of the state.
This program will benefit a broad range of individuals and groups involved in personal, professional, and governmental emergency preparedness, planning, and response.
This conference is intended to provide relevant disaster preparedness education to members of our community involved or interested in disaster management.
Early Registration (Until Sept. 14): $30
General Registration (September 15-October 9): $40
Registration after Oct 9 and at the Door: $50 (meal availability cannot be guaranteed)
Registration includes continental breakfast and lunch. All in all, attendees will have the opportunity to experience over eight* hours of education, vendor contacts, and networking opportunities through out the day.
*Actual amount of continuing education hours awarded to EMTs and nurses is determined by IDPH and based on actual session times. The amount of continuing education hours awarded for Emergency Managers is determined by IEMA. The awarded amount will not necessarily be eight hours.
Approval has been requested from the Illinois Emergency Management Agency to give exercise hours to Illinois emergency managers for this event. For more information about the number of hours available, contact Chris Pulley, Region 11 IEMA Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
Continuing education credit has been applied for for the following licensures or certifications: Emergency Medical Technician / Medical First Responder, Illinois Emergency Managers, and Illinois licensed nurses.
Following the conference an evaluation survey will be sent out to the email provided upon registration. Nurses and EMTs: To obtain continuing education credit, evaluations must be completed and returned. Certificates will be sent once verification of attendance and evaluation completion is made.
When & Where
SPARC Conference Planning Committee
The regional conference planning committee members are: Mike Maddox, Memorial Hospital of Carbondale; Kelly Huddleston, Williamson County EMA; Shirley Spangler, Franklin Hospital; Kevin Gillespie, Illinois Department of Public Health; Brad Campbell, Herrin Hospital; Nancy Keller, Pinckneyville Community Hospital; Jay Sims, Memorial Hospital of Carbondale; Chris Pulley, Illinois Emergency Management Agency; Judy Courter, Franklin Hospital; Terry Fulk, Jackson County Health Department; Mark Goddard, Carbondale Police Department; Larry Busch, Southern Illinois Community Foundation; Patricia Patrick, Memorial Hospital of Carbondale; Janet Hayden, Memorial Hospital of Carbondale; Robert Hyman, Good Samaritan Regional Health Center.