[ RadSafe ] FW: COCA The Radiation Event Medical Management Web Portal - A Novel Resource for Health Care Providers Conference Call 1/15/08 @ 1 PM ET - now with continuing education credits!
ryoss at mcw.edu
Thu Jan 10 14:48:32 CST 2008
ryoss at mcw.edu
From: Moulder, John
Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2008 2:28 PM
To: Martz, Marcum; Yoss, Robert
Subject: FW: COCA The Radiation Event Medical Management Web Portal - A
Novel Resource for Health Care Providers Conference Call 1/15/08 @ 1 PM
ET - now with continuing education credits!
Should be interesting.
You might want to put the announcement out to RadSafe and to the
Safety Directors mailing list.
From: Cullen Case [mailto:ccase at nmdp.org]
Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2008 2:09 PM
Subject: Re: CDC Clinician Communication Reminder: COCA Conference Call
1/15/08 @ 1 PM ET - now with continuing education credits !
The CDC conference call below should be of interest. One of our
partners (Dr. Bader) from the National Library of Medicine will be
speaking about "The Radiation Event Medical Management Web Portal - A
Novel Resource for Health Care Providers".
I hope you have time to listen in. At a minimum the presentation will
be available for download Monday. Details are below.
* * *
Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (CDC) wrote:
January 9, 2008
Continuing Education Credits (CME, CNE, CEU and CHES)
will now be offered for COCA Conference Calls!!!
Please remember that if you cannot participate in the live
COCA Conference Call, you can still get CE credit! Simply download the
PowerPoint and follow along with the audio file, both of which will
both be posted on the coca website
<http://www.emergency.cdc.gov/coca/callinfo.asp> after the call and
then complete the on-line evaluation http://www2a.cdc.gov/TCEOnline/
COCA Conference Call -
TITLE: The Radiation Event Medical Management Web Portal - A Novel
Resource for Health Care Providers
SPEAKERS: CAPT Judith L. Bader, MD and CMDR Jeffrey B. Nemhauser, MD
DATE: Tuesday, January 15, 2008
TIME: 1:00 PM ET - 2:00 PM ET
CALL-IN NUMBER: 888-889-4952
Participants will want to have an internet connection available for this
call as we will explore the REMM Web Portal together.
The PowerPoint Presentation will be available on the COCA website by
At the conclusion of the call, participants should be able to:
1. Identify the various types of radiation mass casualty events
2. Distinguish between radiation exposure and radiation contamination
3. Rapidly locate resources needed to assist in the diagnosis,
quantification, and treatment of radiation exposure
4. Rapidly locate resources needed to assist in the diagnosis,
quantification, and treatment of radiation contamination
5. Describe the recommended procedures for external decontamination
6. List several isotopes of concern in a radiation mass casualty event
7. Identify available medical countermeasures for use in victims of a
radiation mass casualty event
Continuing Education guidelines require that the attendance of all who
participate in COCA Conference Calls be properly documented. ALL
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Conference Calls are issued online through the CDC Training & Continuing
Education Online system http://www2a.cdc.gov/TCEOnline/
Those who participate in the COCA Conference Calls and who wish to
receive CE credit and will complete the online evaluation by Feb. 14,
2008 will use the course code EC1265. Those who wish to receive CE
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