Thursday, December 10, 2015
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Registration & Dinner
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Seminar & Questions
Providence St. Vincent's
9155 SW Barnes Road
East Pavilion, Stanley Family Room #20
Portland, OR 97225
CARL ERIKSSON, MD, MPH
Dr. Carl Eriksson is a pediatric critical care doctor and health systems researcher at Oregon Health & Science University and Doernbecher Children's Hospital. His work focuses on improving the ability of the pediatric healthcare system to provide high-quality care to children during public health emergencies and other times of increased need.
Dr. Eriksson's seminar will focus on the following:
Many pediatricians do not know how best to prepare themselves or their practices to handle a disaster. This talk and following discussion will describe Oregon's vulnerabilities to disasters, focusing on the Cascadia Subduction Zone, explain current efforts to mitigate these vulnerabilities, and what pediatricians can do (both as citizens at risk and as child health experts) to prepare for a disaster or other public health emergency.
Educational Need and Objectives:
Many pediatricians do not know how to prepare themselves or their practices to handle a disaster.
1. Describe Oregon’s disaster vulnerability and current efforts to mitigate them (nationally and locally)
2. Highlight the link between personal and professional disaster preparedness, and the importance of planning before a disaster occurs
3. Identify several straightforward steps that pediatricians can take to improve their personal and professional disaster preparedness
We hope to see you on December 10th!
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Oregon Medical Association and the Oregon Pediatric Society. The Oregon Medical Association (OMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Oregon Medical Association designated this Lecture for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.