State Level Pediatric Emergency Preparedness
= Continuing Education Credits
Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern Time)
David J Schonfeld, MD
Thelma and Jack Rubinstein Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Director, National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Joseph L. Wright, MD, MPH
Senior Vice President
Children's National Medical Center
The Child Health Advocacy Institute
Karen Remley, MD
State Health Commissioner
Virginia Department of Health
Children are extremely vulnerable during disaster situations. States play a critical role in the recovery of pediatric health following a disaster, and should have appropriate “All- Hazards” emergency preparedness plans that address the unique needs of pediatrics. During this COCA conference call subject matter experts will discuss gaps in pediatric preparedness and national recommendations aimed to improve pediatric emergency preparedness at the state level.
Objectives:At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to accomplish the following:
- Identify gaps in pediatric emergency preparedness
- Describe the national recommendations to improve pediatric preparedness
- Discuss the importance of developing public health partnerships specific to improving pediatric emergency preparedness
- Identify pediatric emergency preparedness strategies that can be implemented at the state level
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||ACTIVITY NUMBER||EC/PD/WD 1648|
|MATERIALS||PowerPoint Slide Set|
Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacist, Veterinarians, Physician Assistants and Other Clinicians
Live webcasts and audio conference call on 4/20/11: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Web-on-demand training after 4:00 PM on 4/21/11
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Emergency Risk Communication Branch
|METHOD OF PARTICIPATION||
Attend the live conference call or download the materials afterwards
There is no charge for COCA continuing education credits
CME: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this electronic conference/web-on-demand educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Non-physicians will receive a certificate of participation.
CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity provides 1 contact hour.
CEU: The CDC has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102. The CDC is authorized by IACET to offer 1 ANSI/IACET CEU for this program.
CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designed for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) to receive up to 1 Category I CECH in health education. CDC provider number GA0082.
ACPE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program is a designated event for pharmacists to receive 1 Contact Hour in pharmacy education. The Universal Activity Number is 0387-0000-09-032-L01-P 0387-0000-09-032-H01-P. Course Category: This activity has been designated as Knowledge-Based.
DISCLOSURE: In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.
CDC, our planners, and the presenters for this seminar do not have financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. This presentation does not involve the unlabeled use of a product or product under investigational use. There is no commercial support for this activity.
- Go to the CDC Training & Continuing Education Online System.
- Log in as a participant. If this is your first visit, you will need to register and establish a login name and password.
- Click on Search and Register.
- Under “keyword search” find the course you are interested in by entering:
- “EC1648” for calls hosted in last 30 days
- “WD1648” for calls hosted past 30 days
If you cannot participate in the live COCA Conference Call, you can still get CE credit/contact hours
- Download the PowerPoint or webinar.
- Complete the on-line evaluation within a year (and follow the instructions above.)
- CE certificates can be printed immediately upon completion of your online evaluation.
Page last updated January 20, 2012
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