Accreditation Information

Physicians

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to award continuing medical education to physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for 15.75 hour of AOA Category 2A CME credits. Approval is currently pending.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, and ALERRT. The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care

Objectives

At the end of this activity, learners will be able to:

1. Recognize the importance of patient and team centered care throughout a mass casualty response.
2. Distinguish the underlying concepts of shock, oxygen debt, oxygen debt repayment as well as "blood failure" and to appreciate the unique, comprehensive role whole blood resuscitation plays in restoring circulating volume, oxygen carrying capacity and hemostasis to the patient in hemorrhagic shock in a single product.
3. Identify the principles of High Reliability Organizing.
4. Recognize systems capable of adaptive learning during periods of chaos and complexity.

Target Audience

This activity has been thoughtfully designed for medical personnel that work in emergency and trauma situations, including Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Trauma Surgery, Anesthesia, Neurology and Critical Care.

Faculty Disclosure

All planners, speakers, authors, and reviewers involved with content development for continuing education activities provided by the University of North Texas Health Science Center are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to the start of the activity.