4158.0 Emergency Medicine and Disaster Response Posters II

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 12:30 PM
The purpose of this session is to provide participants with new research findings that pertain to emergency medicine and disaster response. Posters presented include diverse topics such as training strategies, managing flu outbreaks, mental health, and TBI. Professionals engaged in emergency medicine and disaster planning research and practice will gain relevant information about the data sources, methods, and new findings that can inform their work.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe three challenges to emergency medicine and disaster response. 2. Identify two strategies for improving emergency medicine and disaster response.

Board 1
Role of informal networks in disaster response
Darcy Ravndal, RN, MPH, Jaime Corvin, PhD, Lauren Anne Harris, BA, Naheed Ahmed, BA and Christine Wolfe, MPH
Board 3
Board 6
Adaptation, Implementation and Evaluation of a Tabletop Exercise
Cristie L. Duric, MPH, RRT, Amanda J. Durante, PhD, MSc and Linda Degutis, DrPH, MSN
Board 7
Evaluation of an Emergency Medicine Community Based Basic Emergency Intervention Educational Program
Antonios Likourezos, MA, MPH, Estevan Garcia, MD, Carl Ramsay, MD, Sherry Hoffman, EMT, Christopher Niles, MD, Michele Pearl-Davis, DO and Seth R. Podolsky, MD, MS
Board 8
Walking The Walk - Using ICS in Everyday Public Health Response
Umair A. Shah, MD, MPH, Michael W. McClendon, Rita Obey, Dawn Blackmar, DVM, Badruddin Zakiuddin Karachiwala, BS, MS, MBA, Elizabeth G. Love, MPH, Carolyn S. Fruthaler, MD and Herminia Palacio, MD, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services