Adapting Standards of Care Under Extreme Conditions

Kristine Gebbie, DrPH, RN - Elizabeth Standish Gill Professor of Nursing and Director of the Center for Health Policy at Columbia University School of Nursing

Kathleen M. White, PhD, RN - Associate Professor and Director of Faculty Practice at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.

June 12, 2008

At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the continuing role of basic standards of practice, code of ethics, competence and values of healthcare professionals, even during extreme conditions
  2. Describe the ways in which legal structures for health professional practice MAY change IF the emergency is in a state allowing for such alterations under emergency powers
  3. Describe specific strategies to guide health professionals, institutions and policy makers before, during and after challenging emergency and disaster situations
  4. Advocate for the involvement of all health professionals in community settings or within healthcare institutions in planning, training and exercising for emergencies
  5. Model good preparedness practices to other community members

Participant Information
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2. Job position/role?
3. Type of organization/work setting?
4. Race/ethnicity?
5. Gender?
6. What format did you use?
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7. I was satisfied with the course overall.
8. This course enhanced my knowledge of the subject matter.
9. The course was relevant to what I might be expected to do to (prevent, prepare for, or respond to) an emergency.
10. The program content supported the objective(s).
11. This course provided content that is relevant to my daily job.
12. I would recommend this course to others.
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13. What was the most useful or important thing you learned during this program?
14. What suggestions do you have for improving the program?
15. Please offer other topics of interest you would like to learn more about in future Center for Public Health Preparedness educational activities.
Point of View
16. This program is fair, balanced, and free of commercial bias.
Continuing Education Credits

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