Children In A Disaster: Managing the Pediatric Population in Response and Recovery

Wauwatosa, WI US
June 6, 2014

The goal of this conference is to Increase awareness of pediatric-specific issues in disaster planning and response. We will review past incidents/experiences and provide methods to address pediatric-specific issues. As well as promote multi-disciplinary, multi-organizational coordination in planning and response efforts.

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 6.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Target Audience

Emergency Medicine attendings, fellows, residents, medical students, nurses, other health care professionals, and researchers

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the main issues involved with planning for and managing a pediatric population during a disaster
  • Discuss techniques used in the psychological first aid of pediatric patients in a disaster
  • Outline practices used in the management of radiation injuries in pediatric patients
  • List methods for creating disaster response coordination plans for pediatric populations
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Michelle Seitz
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 266-6971
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 6.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
04/10/2014
Course expires: 
09/29/2014
Event starts: 
06/06/2014 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
06/06/2014 - 3:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Crowne Plaza Milwaukee-Wauwatosa WI Hotel
10499 Innovation Drive
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
United States

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Activity Director:
Jason Liu, MD, MPH

Planning Committee:
Lorin Browne
Mike Kim
Michelle Seitz
Carolyn Strubel
Sarah Rewonlinski
Mike Thiel

Speakers:
Andrew Garrett, MD, MPH
Evelyn Lyons, RN, MPH
Matthew Jandrisevits, PhD
Laura Prestidge, RN, BSN
Sharon Hawa
Sarita Chung, MD, FAAP
Paul Myers, PhD, CEM
Steven Krug, MD, FAAP

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 6.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/10/2014
Course expires: 
09/29/2014

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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