The healthcare community faces serious new challenges in the emergency and disaster arena. This online program offers physicians, nurses, first responders and other healthcare professionals training from North American and Israel’s foremost experts. CME’s available!
This two-day virtual course will cover the following topics:
- Emergency Medical Services
- Virtual Urgent Care
- Mental Health
- Management challenges
- B.G. Dr. Tarif Bader, Former Surgeon General of the IDF
Brigadier General Dr. Tarif Bader is the first Druze Surgeon General of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). A position that he filled for the last three years. In July 2020, he was appointed by the Ministry of Health’s Director General Prof. Chezy Levy as a member of the Consultant Professional Committee for the Prevention of and Fight against the Spread of the Coronavirus Pandemic in the Arab Sector. Dr. Bader is a senior lecturer at the Hebrew University as part of the “Tzameret” program for the training of academic medical reserve.
- Gary M. Mann, B.Sc, MD, CCFP, Program Chief Emeritus, Dept. of Emergency Medicine at Ajax and Pickering General Hospital
Career Emergency Physician for 40 years. Medical Leadership at the local, Regional and Provincial level for the past 15 years. Helped to develop Virtual Urgent Care utilizing Emergency Physicians and nurses as well as integrating primary care using a Platform that allows video and audio interaction between provider and patient with related integration to Diagnostic Imaging and laboratory modalities as well as connecting patients with outpatient specialist consultation, specialty clinics, Home Care and direct referral to the ED, when indicated. Also, part of a Provincial Virtual Care Evaluation Committee, reviewing data on the progress and performance of ED and Urgent Virtual Care.
- Prof. Ofer Merin, Director General of Shaare Zedek Hospital and Commander of the IDF Military Field Hospital
Colonel (Reserves) Prof. Ofer Merin is the commander of the Israeli army’s field hospital that was recognized by the United Nations’ World Health Organization as the first “Type 3” field hospital in the world. In 2007, he was appointed as responsible for readiness in emergency in Shaare Zedek, and subsequently was appointed as director of the trauma unit. In January 2019, the board of Shaare Zedek appoint Prof. Merin to be the director general of the hospital.
- Marvin A. Wayne, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FAHA
Dr. Wayne is an Associate Clinical Professor EM, University of Washington, EMS Medical Director for Whatcom County Washington, Attending PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center. He has supervised EMS for 47 years and is the author of over 100 papers, book chapters, and audio and visual documents. He participates with numerous local, State, National, and International Organizations.
- Nurit Zusman, RN, PhD, CBT Psychotherapist
Dr. Zusman is the Nursing Director of Barzilai Medical Center in Israel since August 2020. She used to be the Director of Barzilai Academic Nursing school. She is a specialist in policy and management in nursing. Her PhD of Social work, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. She is a Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapist and combine skills from both areas at her work, especially at this time of the Covid-19 pandemic.