Reuniting Children in Disasters
Tracking and Reunification of Children in Disasters: A Lesson and Reference for Health Professionals
Authors: Sandy Kimmer, MD, MPH; Brian Altman, PhD; Kandra Strauss-Riggs, MPH
The National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health produced this pediatric online lesson on responding to an unaccompanied child in a disaster. During this lesson, learners will absorb core material and apply their knowledge in three case studies. Learners can also access and complete a downloadable reference card for use during a disaster. This course is accredited for Continuing Education credit (list of available professions is below). Access the online lesson at the link above.
If you don't have time to do the lesson right now, you can download and complete a standalone card on tracking and reunification of children in disasters. This card can be for your reference now, as well as in the online lesson in the future. To learn how to use this lesson for in-person training, read Ten Ideas for Face-to-Face Training .
Release date: November 2012
After completing the lesson, you have the option of choosing to seek CME/CE Credit for the professions listed below.
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Professional Education Services Group, LLC and the National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health. Professional Education Services Group, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Professional Education Services Group, LLC designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of one hour of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
This Activity is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) for a maximum of one hour Category I credit.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Professional Education Services Group, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Professional Education Services Group, LLC designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 continuing education hour.
American Dental Association (ADA)
This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between Professional Education Services Group, LLC and the National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Professional Education Services Group designates this activity for 1 continuing education credit.
This Activity is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) for a maximum of one hour Category I credit. The American College of Emergency Physicians is a member of the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services. (CECBEMS)
This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886551225-1466), for 1 Social Work continuing education contact hour.
This activity is approved for 1 hour of continuing education, 1.0 CE Credits. The American Psychological Association (APA) Division 22 (Rehabilitation Psychology) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. APA Division 22 maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Professional Education Services Group (PESG) is a National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. This activity is accredited by PESG and meets NBCC continuing education requirements for professional counselors.
Health Care Executives
Professional Education Services Group has approved this activity for one hour of continuing education credit. Professional Education Services Group is accredited by the American College of Health Care Executives (ACHE) to provide continuing education credit.
National Environmental Health Professionals
This continuing education activity meets the requirement of the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) for one hour of continuing education credit.
Health Education Specialists
National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.(CHES) has accredited this activity for one hour of continuing education credit.
This program has been approved by The American Board of Industrial Hygiene for one contact hour of continuing education credit.
The American Academy of Medical Administrators has approved this program for AAMA continuing education contact hours.
This course is approved by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice, Inc., for 1 Contact Hours (APFSP Category A, 0.1 CEUs). Course Number 13-5482 is presented by Professional Education Service Group, Provider Number 1103.
Continuing Education (general)
This continuing education activity is accredited for one hour of continuing education. Certificates of participation will be provided to all attendees.