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2014: Armed Aggressor - Be Prepared

Post-Workshop Materials

National Framework for Active Shooter in Healthcare Facilities

Active Shooter Planning and Response in a Healthcare Setting
DRAFT Guidance Document
Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Councils
Released January 2014

Armed Aggressor Training Program

WRHEPC Armed Aggressor Training
WRHEPC Post Training Exercise
WRHEPC Post Training Exercise VIDEO  (ability to download via OneDrive)

RUN, HIDE, FIGHT - Surviving an Active Shooter Event (VIDEO)

Workshop Materials


Final Agenda


Volkman - Healthcare Incidents of Violence and Considerations for WR Planning
Cormier - Active Shooter Guidance for Healthcare Facilities
Cormier - Policy and Implementation Strategies for Armed Aggressor Planning
Gonzalez - Violence Prevention and Management Teams
Cassin - Armed Aggressor Train-the-Trainer
Cassin - Armed Aggressor Post Training Exercise Guide


Genesee Community College
The Best Center (Map) - Conable Technology Building – Tier Lecture Hall (T102)
1 College Road
Batavia, NY 14020

Free parking is available in the three lots near the Conable Technology Building

Tier Lecture Hall (T102) features full range of state-of-the-art presentation equipment, Wifi and computer cable access to the internet at each of the 150 seats.  Computer cable not provided.

Speaker Bios

Gregory Young, MD FACEP
Associate Commissioner, Medical Director
Western Region, NYSDOH

Diana Volkman, RN BSN
Health Emergency Preparedness Program Representative - Western New York
Western Region, NYSDOH

Scott Cormier
Director, Emergency Preparedness & Management
Clinical Services Group – Hospital Corporation of America

Mario Gonzalez, MPA, CEM, EMT
Emergency Management Program Manager
Community Health Care Association of New York State

Chris Cummings
Chief of Security
Erie County Medical Center

Dan McCartan, RN BSN CNS
Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Western New York Regional Training Center
Erie County Medical Center

Charlene Ludlow
Chief Safety Officer
Erie County Medical Center

Jim Turner, RN, BSN
VP Surgical Services
Erie County Medical Center

Patrick Byrne, RN BSN MEP
Health Emergency Preparedness Program Representative - Finger Lakes Region
Western Region, NYSDOH

Inspector Gregg Blosat
Buffalo Police Department

Captain Michael Fowler
Criminal Investigation Section
Monroe County Sheriff Department

Sergeant Tom Kelly
New York State Police
Emergency Management - Troop A

Supervisory Special Agent Jim Jancewicz
Federal Bureau of Investigation
FBI - Buffalo Division

John A. Cassin, MPA, CEM, ENP
Emergency Planning Specialist
Corporate Security and Emergency Preparedness – Unity Health System