Eric Alberts, Senior Director, Emergency Management at Orlando Health

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In this webinar, Eric Alberts, Senior Director, Emergency Management at Orlando Health, shares his unique perspective of how staff across the hospital worked together to quickly respond to one of the worst mass casualty incidents in the United States, the Pulse Nightclub shooting.

He shares best practices and lessons learned to help you better prepare and respond to a mass casualty event or unexpected disaster, reviewing strategies to help prioritize roles and processes and the ability to assess and make continuous updates to strengthen preparedness and resilience.

Part one of our three-part webinar series explored the human factors behind active shooter threats. Part two went into depth on how technology can assist in assessing the severity of an incident, locating the key stakeholders, managing the response, and analyzing/improving processes. In part three, you will learn how to:

  • Prepare for and lead a team through a disaster situation
  • Work with local law enforcement and government authorities to develop a comprehensive emergency management plan
  • Leverage Technology, preventative measures and training to protect staff
  • Evaluate and prioritize risk areas in preparation for the next critical event

Want to view part one & two? Check out their registration pages below!

About the speaker

Eric Alberts is a dedicated Emergency Manager who is passionate about the field he works in and protecting those he serves. He began his career in Emergency Management in 2002. Eric has responded to emergencies of all different types and sizes to include; a terrorist attack, 5 hurricanes, tropical systems, a special communicable disease, pandemic, a shooting in a hospital, severe weather, wildfires, multi-type vehicle accidents, mass casualty incidents, etc. He is currently the Eric Alberts, Senior Director, Emergency Management at Orlando Health, Inc. healthcare system in Central Florida. A position he was promoted to in June of 2019 after serving as the Corporate Manager, Emergency Preparedness since February 2017; prior to that he served as the Manager, Emergency Preparedness starting in February 2010. Orlando Health has a total of 2,281 licensed beds within 7 hospitals (two of which are the level 1 trauma centers for adults and pediatrics), 5 free standing emergency departments, 1 large cancer center, 3 ambulatory care centers, 3 skilled nursing facilities, 1 athletic training center, 3 medical helicopters, numerous corporate ancillary and support facilities, 20,000 employees, and directly leads and manages 3 full time employees.

Eric obtained his BS degree in Criminal Justice from Fairmont State College in West Virginia. Eric is certified as: Certified Emergency Manager (CEM), Certified Emergency Disaster Professional (CEDP), Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional (CHEP), Florida Professional Emergency Manager (FPEM), Florida Professional Emergency Manager – Healthcare (FPEM-HC), Certified Homeland Protection Professional (CHPP), and Emergency Management Specialist (SEM). He also has achieved the Master Military Emergency Management Specialist (MEMS) & the All Hazards Liaison Officer Specialist designation from the State Guard Association – MEMS Academy.

Eric is also a member of the RDSTF AHIMT (Regional Domestic Terrorism Task Force All-Hazards Incident Management Team), and State of Florida Division of Emergency Management AHIMT as a Qualified Liaison Officer (LOFR).

Eric is very proactive in the Emergency Management field, and continues to look for lessons learned and improvements to emergency response systems.

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