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SCHOOLS SC Healthcare Workers at Risk: An Introduction to Clinical Disaster Preparedness

Date of Posting: September 26, 2011
Date of Expiration: September 25, 2013


Lance Scott, MD

Dr. Lancer A. Scott, Director of the Center for Health Professional Training and Emergency Response (CHPTER) and Assistant Professor at the Medical University of South Carolina, will lead a discussion about the basics of disaster preparedness that all healthcare workers in South Carolina should know. At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Assess the threats, vulnerabilities and security risks facing healthcare facilities and patient care providers in South Carolina.
  • List specific actions to take and those to avoid during a healthcare disaster.
  • Summarize components of teamwork, communication and triage that are essential to an effective response during a healthcare disaster.

Target Audience: Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, first responders and first receivers

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Disclosure Statement

In accordance with the ACCME Essentials and Standards, anyone involved in planning or presenting at this educational activity is required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in the healthcare industry. Speakers who incorporate information about off-label or investigational use of drugs or devices are asked to disclose that information at the beginning of their presentation. Dr. Scott does not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Medicine: Credit Statement

The Medical University of South Carolina designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement

The Medical University of South Carolina is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

For additional information, contact Ragan DuBose-Morris, Director of Learning Services, for the South Carolina AHEC at duboser@musc.edu or 843-792-9429.


Program Office Address: 19 Hagood Avenue, MSC 814, MUSC, Charleston, SC 29425-8140 ; Phone (843) 792-4431; Fax( 843) 792-4430