COCA and MRC Outreach Call Series
COCA has partnered with NCEH/ATSDR Office for Environmental Health Emergencies and the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) on a conference call series related to Disaster Risk Reduction. The call series will provide MRC volunteers and clinicians with an accurate understanding of the public health and medical consequences of natural and man-made disasters (including terrorism); and the principles taught in the Disaster Risk Reduction curriculum will assist them in making decisions that support community public health resiliency. Learn more about MRC
Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction
= Free Continuing Education
Date: Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern Time)
Mark Keim, MD
Senior Science Advisor
Office for Environmental Health Emergencies
National Center for Environmental Health
Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention
The overall approach to emergencies and disasters has recently shifted from post-impact activities to a more systematic and comprehensive process of risk management. Disaster risk management underlying goal is to reduce risk to both human life and systems important to livelihood, and includes both pre-impact disaster risk reduction and post-impact humanitarian and development action. During this call, a CDC subject matter expert will discuss the importance of disaster risk reduction for reducing adverse health effects of disasters and how application of the basic tenets of preventive medicine and public health can result in a more humane and cost-effective approach to emergency management.
At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to accomplish the following:
- State the basic principles of disaster risk reduction and management
- Identify community hazards and vulnerability that contribute to disaster risk
- Describe effective risk reduction principles for disaster planning
- Describe the process for writing a community plan for disaster risk reduction
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Minimum system requirements
||ACTIVITY NUMBER||EC/PD/WD 1648|
|MATERIALS||PowerPoint Slide Set|
Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Veterinarians, Physician Assistants and Other Clinicians
Live webcast and audio conference call on 8/21/12: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
Web-on-demand training after 3:00 PM on 8/22/12
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Emergency Risk Communications Branch
|METHOD OF PARTICIPATION||
Attend the live conference call/webinar or download the materials afterwards
There is no charge for COCA continuing education
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 1.0 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 0.1 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 1.0 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 1.0 Contact Hour in pharmacy education. The Universal Activity Number is 0387-0000-12-125-L04-P and enduring 0387-0000-12-125-H04-P. Course Category: This activity has been designated as Knowledge-Based.
AAVSB/RACE: This program was reviewed and approved by the AAVSB RACE program for 1.2 hours of continuing education in the jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE approval. Please contact the AAVSB Race Program at email@example.com if you have any comments/concerns regarding this program’s validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.
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 continuing education/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 October 02, 2012
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