The Pop-Up Medical Facility
November 7, 2021 from 11:00am EDT to 12:00pm EDTNovember 7, 2021 from 12:15pm EDT to 1:15pm EDT
With COVID-19 the pop up vaccination clinic because common place as a tool for the provision of health care outside the conventional clinic and hospital. Cdn Armed Forces Medical services routinely utilize the pop-up medical facility in its mission to provide medical care anywhere, at any time. This skill has been used to conduct vaccine clinics, provide emergency aid, provide care as part of humanitarian missions such as DART and even to provide surgery in a war zone like most recently in Iraq.
This panel will discuss the considerations to planning, building, and successfully executing the provision of health care in this type of facility. Topics include siting, security, supply and staffing. The two models discussed will be an immunization clinic and a single task (remote urgent care) medical facility
This discussion will be useful for those who may be called to assist in a domestic emergency or want to work with Non-governmental agencies in the third world providing humanitarian care.