COURSE

eDMEP Course

Instructions

Program Description

eDMEP is a fully online version of the Disaster Management Emergency Preparedness (DMEP) course. This course focuses on the hospital response to disaster. The overall goal is to motivate action and stimulate critical thinking related to getting Ready for disasters, Responding to them, and Recovering from them. 

Includes Earthquake triage scenario. Additional scenarios to come in early 2024.

 

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  • $295.00

About this course

Faculty Credentials

Disclosure Information

In accordance with ACCME regulations (ACCME Standard 3), the American College of Surgeons must ensure that anyone who is able to control the content of the activity has disclosed all financial relationships with any ineligible companies in the 24 months prior to their involvement in the educational activity.

Ineligible Company: Companies that are ineligible to be accredited in the ACCME system (ineligible companies) are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, reselling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Financial Relationships: Financial relationships are relevant if the following three conditions are met for the individual who will control content of the education: 1) a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company; 2) the financial relationship existed in the last 24 months; 3) the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship.  

All CME Planners and Speakers /Moderators/Discussants/Authors/Editors involved in the development and/or presentation of CME content must complete this form. This form must be updated whenever circumstances require. As relevant, all disclosure information for speakers must be revealed by a slide at the beginning of the presentation.

 

Disclosures

For course-specific disclosure listings, please refer to the disclosure insert provided at your course site.

eDMEP Planning/Development Committee Disclosures:

Jeannette M. Capella, MD, MEd, FACS
Nothing to disclose

John H. Armstrong, MD, FACS
Nothing to disclose

David Zonies, MD, MPH, MBA, FCCM, FACS
Nothing to disclose

eDMEP Author Disclosures: 

John H. Armstrong, MD, FACS
Nothing to disclose

David P. Blake, MD, FACS
Nothing to disclose

Kenneth D. Boffard, MBBCh, FRCS, FACS(Hon)
Nothing to disclose

Eileen M. Bulger, MD, FACS
Nothing to disclose

Jeannette M. Capella, MD, MEd, FACS
Nothing to disclose

Jay J. Doucet, MD, FRCSC, FACS
Nothing to disclose

James R. Ficke, MD, FAAOS, FACS
Nothing to disclose

Christine Gaarder, MD, PhD, FACS
Nothing to disclose

Galina A. Glinik, MD, FACS
Nothing to disclose

David A. Hampton, MD, MEng, FACS
Nothing to disclose

Richard Hilsden, MD, MBA, FRCSC, FACS
Nothing to disclose

James C. Jeng, MD, FACS
Nothing to disclose

Katherine Kelley, MD, FACS
Nothing to disclose

Mansoor Khan, MBBS, PhD, MBA, FACS
Nothing to disclose

Jorie D. Klein, MSN, MHA, RN
Nothing to disclose

Deborah A. Kuhls, MD, FCCM, FACS
Nothing to disclose

Alan D. Murdock, MD, FACS
Nothing to disclose

Pål Aksel Næss, MD, PhD
Nothing to disclose

Patricia A. O'Neill, RN, MD, FACS
Nothing to disclose

Gerd D. Pust, MD, FCCM, FACS
Nothing to disclose

Adin T. Putnam, MD, FACS
Nothing to disclose

Kyle N. Remick, MD, FACS
Nothing to disclose

Ronald M. Stewart, MD, FACS
Nothing to disclose

Leonard J. Weireter, Jr., MD, FACS
Nothing to disclose

Jeffrey S. Young, MD, MBA, FACS
Nothing to disclose

David Zonies, MD, MPH, MBA, FCCM, FACS
Nothing to disclose

Learning Objectives

After successfully completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Prepare learners to become ready for, respond to, and recover from disasters, focused on mass casualty incidents.
  • Prepare learners to contribute effectively to hospital disaster readiness.
  • Prepare learners to participate in response, to include mass casualty triage. 

 

Contact 

For questions about course content or help with navigation, please contact us at traumaeducation@facs.org

 

Target Audience

The target audience for this course includes the members of the Disaster Committee at a hospital, which may include: Trauma surgeons, Advanced Practice Providers, Nursing, Trauma Program Managers, Administrators, Support Staff, etc. 

The Core Competencies addressed in eDMEP include:

  • Create a disaster plan for your hospital, based on a hazard vulnerability analysis and inclusive of other departments.
  • Test your disaster plan.
  • Recognize an emerging disaster and respond by implementing your hospital disaster plan.
  • Conduct reviews of your hospital’s performance after a disaster or drill and implement improvements to the disaster plan.
  • Facilitate hospital and community recovery from a disaster. 

CME Accreditation

 

Continuing Medical Education Credit Information

Accreditation

The American College of Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

The American College of Surgeons designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 4.00 credits meet the requirements for Self-Assessment.

Of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 4.00 credits meet the requirements for Trauma*.

*The content of this activity may meet certain mandates of regulatory bodies. Please note that ACS has not and does not verify the content for such mandates with any regulatory body. Individual physicians are responsible for verifying the content satisfies such requirement.

 

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Course Completion

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME and Self-Assessment requirements of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 17399 for 4 contact hours.