New Maintenance of Certification Part 4 Initiative – Opportunity for Hospital Departments to Improve Disaster Preparedness

Doctor And Child

The Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Innovation & Improvement Center (IIC), with assistance from the American Academy of Pediatrics, has developed a new Maintenance of Certification Part 4 Initiative – Pediatric Disaster Preparedness. Targeted toward hospital departments that take care of children, this initiative aims to better prepare participants to create change strategies that will increase departmental preparedness for disasters. Additional information about this opportunity is available online, including a MOC Recruitment PowerPoint that describes the requirements for participation. After confirming participation in this initiative, an email will be sent prompting the participant to complete a required Environmental Scan that is due Wednesday April 15, 2020. Participants will be asked to complete the full initiative in 6 months. It is expected that about 10 hours of work would be needed to complete the initiative. Questions can be directed to DisasterMOC@texaschildrens.org

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