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2019 IAHSS Chicago Chapter One-Day Education Seminar
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2019 IAHSS Chicago Chapter One-Day Education Seminar

When: Friday, October 11, 2019
7:30 AM
Where: Northwest Community Hospital
800 West Central Road
Arlington Heights, Illinois  60005
United States
Contact: Heather Zimo

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The IAHSS Chicago Chapter is hosting a one-day education seminar for healthcare security and safety professionals!


Healthcare security and safety professionals from Illinois and surrounding states are invited.  


Pre-registration Cost:


$35 for IAHSS Professional and Associate Members


$75 for IAHSS Partner Members and non-members


On-Site Registration Cost:


$50 for IAHSS Professional and Associate Members


$90 for IAHSS Partner Members and non-members



Refunds   Cancellations receiving in writing on or before September 30, 2019 will receive a refund, less a $10 processing fee. 
                Cancellations received after September 30, 2019 will not receive a refund.


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7:30am - 8:30am



Breakfast and Networking



8:30am - 9:00am



Welcome and Chapter Update



9:00am - 10:00am


  "Non-Psychiatric Forensic Patients and Your Partnership with Law Enforcement" 


 John O'Malley- Director of Corporate Security for a private investment baking firm, retired Chief Deputy United States Marshal who teaches current law enforcement officers on the risks of dealing with non-psychiatric forensic patients at the College of DuPage Homeland Security Training Institute  

10:00am - 10:15am






10:15am - 11:00am



A Model Conflict Management Training Program for Healthcare


 Mike Cummings, CPP, President, Cummings Security Consulting

11:00am - 11:15am






11:15am - 12:15pm



Facilitated Roundtable Discussions

 1. Technology Implementations/ Integration- 

     Justin Harnum, Director of Security Non-Acute Region, Advocate Health


 2. Behavioral Health Considerations- 

     Barney McGrane, System Director, Public Safety, Edward- Elmhurst Healthcare 


 3. Recruiting and Retaining Staff- 

     Myron Love, CHPA, CPP, PSP, PCI- Director, Security Services at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago


 4. Forensic Patients- 
     George DiLeonardi, Director, Security Services, Northwestern Memorial Healthcare


 5. ED- Specific Security (metal detectors, searching people, ect.)

     Scott Ando, MPA, CHSP- Interim Administrative Director of Public Safety at Loyola Medicine 


12:15pm - 1:00pm






1:00pm - 1:45pm



Implementing an Effective Workplace Violence Prevention Program to comply with Cal-OSHA


Jonathan Westall, CHPA, CPP

Vice President, Ancillary Services 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital 


Mark Reed, CHPA

Director Support Services

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital

1:45pm - 2:05pm






 2:05pm - 2:50pm



Threat Assessment Teams


Barney McGrane,

System Director, Public Safety, Edward- Elmhurst Healthcare


Holly Rasche,

Director of Security Services Management, NCH


Deb Somers-Larney,

System Vice President, Security at Advocate Aurora Health

3:00pm - 4:30pm



Networking reception





Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with local healthcare security leaders!


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