This course focuses on clinical realities, not logistics, organizational charts and the like, while providing practical information that trauma care providers can take home and implement to improve institutional disaster response plans. Information presented is physician/nurse/hospital care oriented and emphasizes that the trauma center, whether a Level 1, 2, 3 or 4, is the foundation of the disaster medical response system.
This year, in response to your requests, we are pleased to offer yet another component to the conference - MOC. MOC Part 2 requires that 60 out of 90 hours must include a self-assessment activity. This meeting will contain a self-assessment component
- Develop strategies for triage, surge, regional collaboration, and communication
- Develop policies to manage in-hospital and community wide decreased services and services in disaster situations
- Apply concepts and lessons learned from previous mass casualty events and military experience
- Discuss the difficult ethical decisions unique to disaster and mass casualty situations
Didactic lectures, panel discussions, audiovisual aids, course syllabus, questions and answers, and self-test.
The course is designed primarily for physicians, nurses and administrators in the hospital/clinical settings.
The American College of Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American College of Surgeons is reviewing this activity for AMA PRA Category 1 credits.tm Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Maintenance of Certification (MOC)
MOC Part 2 requires that 60 out of 90 hours must include a self-assessment activity.
This meeting will contain a self-assessment component.
Registration is limited to the first 400 registrants. To register online using a credit card, complete the online registration form found in the Registration section of this web site. If you wish to pay by check or money order, complete the Advance Registration Form and mail it to the indicated address. There is a $95.00 charge for cancellations, and no refunds after February 28, 2013.
Please note that there is a lower EARLY registration fee for paid registrations received by February 10, 2013.
The registration fee includes: participation in all sessions, course syllabus, continental breakfasts, coffee and refreshment breaks, and luncheon session.
We cannot take course reservations over the phone or via fax
REFUNDS are available, less $95.00 processing fee, up to February 28, 2013. No refunds will be given on requests postmarked after February 28. Please note that cancellations must be submitted in writing prior to February 28, 2013. Cancellations will not be accepted over the telephone. Upon receipt of your letter/email of cancellation, you will receive immediate confirmation. No refunds will be issued after February 28, 2013. If canceling, mail/fax your cancellation request on or before February 28 to:
Mary Allen, Program Coordinator
Trauma & Critical Care Foundation
P.O. Box 35850
Houston, Texas 77235
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