Disaster Management - Inventory Management/Staffing

Please note: AABB reserves the right to make updates to this program.

Live Program Date: January 30, 2019 - On-Demand Available

Master Program Number: 19EL-403 (see program format numbers below under Registration)

Educational Track: Leadership Management
Topic: Transfusion Medicine
Intended Audience: CEOs, CFOs, COOs, Directors, Hospital Blood Banks, HR Personnel, Laboratory Staff, Managers/Supervisors, Medical Directors, Nurses, Scientists, Students (MD, MT, SBB), Transfusion Safety Officers
Teaching Level: Basic to Intermediate

Director/Moderator: Angela  Spicola, Senior Director of Donor Care, Mountain Division, Vitalant, Denver CO
Speaker: Floyd Dickerson, SHEP, Area Safety Manager, Mountain and South Central Divisions, BSRI, CTS, and BSL, Vitalant, Denver, CO

Learning Objectives

After participating in this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss on-scene incident management including,
    • Identification of types of incidents.
    • Identify ICS Structure.
    • Prepare an Incident Action Plan.
    • Identify where to find additional information.

Program Description

This program will cover lead development of organizational disaster response, management, and recovery plans. During crisis, assess situation, anticipates community needs, and determines operational response. After crisis, reviews performance and defines improvement opportunities.


   Program #
Single Viewer: On-Demand Register19EL-403-4035
Group Viewing: On-Demand Register19EL-403-8035

Continuing Education Credit

AABB designates both the live and on-demand version of this eCast each to be eligible for 1 continuing education credits/contact hours for Physicians, California Nurse, California Lab Personnel, Florida Lab Personnel and General Participation credit. The final number of credits and credit types awarded for this program (live or on-demand) was determined by the program duration. For more information on each credit type please visit our Continuing Education Credits webpage.

Disclosures for the planners of this event can be found here. Disclosures for the program faculty are provided at the beginning of the program.

Speaker Biography

Floyd Dickerson is a retired military veteran with 18 years of service. He is a Safety Professional with 19 years of experience, currently working at Vitalant (formerly Blood Systems Inc.). He earned a Safety, Health and Environmental Professional (SHEP) Certification from The University Texas at Arlington, OSHA Authorized Trainer, and trained on Healthcare Leadership for Mass Casualty Incidents, at the Center for Domestic Preparedness. He is responsible for the Disaster Plans in twelve states. When he is not working he enjoys bowling in state and national tournaments and traveling with his wife.