Family Emergency Prep Kits: Advising Families How To Prepare For The Unexpected
As healthcare professionals, we understand that preparation is the key to handling any emergency in a competent way. This interactive course provides guidance and specific tools and strategies that you AND your patients and their families can employ to prepare for emergencies.
At the end of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:
- Explain the importance of emergency preparedness for families with children and convey a framework to address this on a regular basis.
- Identify key first aid supplies and medications that should be kept in home and address safety and storage considerations.
- Discuss the additional needs of specific populations:
- Children under 2 years
- Medically complex children
Robin Wright, MD, is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Wright earned her medical degree from Oregon Health Sciences University and completed her residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. In addition, she has an International Diploma in Expedition and Wilderness Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Scotland, and a Certificate in Travel Medicine. Her special interests include adolescent and college health, travel medicine, and medical support of research expeditions in remote locations.
It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this CE activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests* in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during the educational activity.
* The ACCME defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use: The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP advises the participant that this continuing medical education activity does NOT contain reference(s) to unlabeled or unapproved uses of drugs or devices
For this educational activity all conflicts of interests have been resolved and detailed disclosures are listed below:
|In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.|
Credit Designation Statements
American Board of Pediatrics
Successful completion of this CME activity, which included participation in the activity, with individual assessment of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 0.50 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.
American Medical Association (AMA)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.50 ANCC contact hour.
Continuing Education Units
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.050 continuing education units (CEUs) or 0.50 hour.
- 0.50 MOC: ABP Lifelong Learning Points (Part II)
- 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.50 ANCC Contact Hours
- 0.50 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
- 0.50 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
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