Concurrent Sessions

C2 – Out of the Ashes: Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery

Theme 2. Healthy relationships, healthy teams

  • Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018
  • Concurrent Session F
  • Time: 8:45- 9:30am
  • Room: Pier 9
  • Style: Presentation (information provided to audience, with opportunity for audience to ask question)
  • Focus: Practical (e.g. Presentation on how to implement programs and/or practices in the team environment)
  • Target Audience: Leadership (ED, clinical lead, board chair, board member, etc.), Clinical providers, Administrative staff, Representatives of stakeholder/partner organizations


An account of team resiliency in the face of the complete loss of the clinic site, equipment, IT and furnishings. This talk will outline how the Georgina NPLC staff, board and our community rallied to the call when a devastating fire struck our clinic on January 14th 2018 at 6pm. The event will be discussed as well as an Emergency Preparedness plan and suggestions for Disaster Recovery.


  • Beth Cowper-Fung, NP-PH MN, Clinic Director, Georgina Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic


  • Beth Cowper-Fung, NP-PHC MN, Clinic Director, Georgina Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic