PTSD and Post Disaster Population Impact

 


ABOUT THE COURSE

This is an online CME course provided by University of Calgary Office of CME&PD. It is not just a one-time course for your participation but an ongoing portal of resources for your point-of-care access. Physicians and other health professionals are welcomed to access this course.

Prompted by the ‘Flood of 2013’, this open access course responds to the mental health needs of patients impacted by disasters. From a practical perspective, and within the context of primary care in Alberta, participants will be able to recognize the impact of natural disasters on communities and demonstrate the role of the primary care practitioner in PTSD management.

Tools and Resources

 


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After completing this online course, you will be able to:

  • recognize the impact of natural disasters on communities
  • demonstrate the role of primary care practitioners in PTSD management

 


ACCREDITATION

This program is currently accredited till June 15, 2019.

This one-credit-per-hour Self-Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the University of Calgary Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development for up to 2.0 Mainpro+ credits.

This activity is an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by University of Calgary Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development. Participants may claim a maximum of 2.0 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

You may also perform Linking Learning exercises around a question you ask yourself as a result of learning from this program at: http://www.cfpc.ca/Linking_Learning_exercises/. Each completed Linking Learning exercise earns five Mainpro+ certified credits.

Accredited Royal College MOC Section 1 and Section 3 credits are eligible for certified Mainpro+ credits, up to a maximum of 50 credits per five-year cycle; any additional credits are eligible as non-certified Mainpro+ credits. MOC Section 3 accredited activities can be claimed at 3 credits per hour up to the cycle maximum.


COPYRIGHT

Material presented are in compliance with the University of Calgary Copyright Policy, Acceptable Use of Material Protected by Copyright.

Course materials are for individual use only and not to be distributed.


DISCLOSURE
  • This course has received no commercial sponsorship support.
  • This course was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance.
  • Speakers disclosure
Speaker Disclosure
Stephen Boucher MB ChB FRCPC

No affiliations (financial or otherwise) with a pharmaceutical, medical device or communications organization

Michael Trew MD FRCPC

No affiliations (financial or otherwise) with a pharmaceutical, medical device or communications organization

 

 


PLANNING COMMITTEE

Rick Ward MD CCFP (Chair)
Stephen Boucher MB ChB FRCPC
Lorraine Bucholtz
Oliver David MD
Margot MacLean
David Tano MD FRCPC
Chloe Burnett MSc MEd (CME Representative)

 


ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

The development and maintenance of this course is funded by Alberta Health Services – Calgary Zone PCNs.