01.17.24 Public Health Out Loud - Grand Rounds

January 17, 2024

This is a live webinar held via the Zoom Meeting platform, Monthly on Wednesdays from 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Jointly Provided by

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and The Rhode Island Department of Health, In Collaboration with Brown University AIDS Program 

Important: Participants have up to 30 days post-event to claim credit. After 30 days, CME credit will no longer be available.

In addition to Covid-19 updates, this session will provide participants with a comprehensive lecture-style presentation about current and future influenza trends in Rhode Island, as well as the Rhode Island Department of Health's Integrated Overdose Surveillance System.


2023-2024 Schedule

  • Wednesday, February 21, 12 - 1 pm
  • Wednesday, March 20, 12 - 1 pm
  • Wednesday, April 17, 12 - 1 pm
  • Wednesday, May 15, 12 - 1 pm

Target Audience

This educational initiative is designed for all licensed healthcare professionals practicing medicine in the state of Rhode Island.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this educational initiative, learners should be better able to:

  • Understand how the Rhode Island Department of Health performs influenza and RSV surveillance
  • Achieve situational awareness of the activity and severity of the current respiratory virus season through an examination of surveillance data on influenza and RSV morbidity and mortality in Rhode Island
  • Describe the Rhode Island Department of Health's Integrated Surveillance System
  • Successfully access publicly available overdose data

DISCLAIMER

This educational program is designed to present scientific information and opinion for healthcare professionals, to stimulate thought, and further investigation.
 

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.75 ANCC
    This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • 0.75 APA
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program.
  • 0.75 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.
  • 0.50 Social Work
    This activity has been approved by the NASW, Rhode Island Chapter.
Course opens: 
07/01/2023
Course expires: 
02/29/2024
Event starts: 
01/17/2024 - 12:00pm EST
Event ends: 
01/17/2024 - 1:00pm EST
Cost:
$0.00

Agenda    

COVID-19/Public Health Updates 

12:00 – 12:03 | Introduction, Dr. Chan

12:04 – 12:10 | COVID-19 Modeling, Dr. Fulton

12:11 – 12:19 | COVID-19 and Science Update, Dr. Bornschein

12:20 – 12:28 | Other public health updates, Dr. Chan

Special Topics

12:29 – 12:39 | Rhode Island Influenza Surveillance: 2023-2024 Influenza Season, Abby Berns (RIDOH)

12:40 – 12:55 | RIDOH Levels of Response: Turning Overdose Data into Action, Nathaniel Fuchs & Sarah Edwards (RIDOH)

12:56 – 13:00 | Live COVID Q & A/Closing – CME/CE reminder

Guest Speaker
 
Abby Berns, MPH
Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Rhode Island Department of Health
 
Sarah Edwards
Community Outreach Lead
Drug Overdose Prevention Program
Rhode Island Department of Health
 
Nathaniel Fuchs
Senior Public Health Epidemiologist
Substance Use Epidemiology Program
Rhode Island Department of Health
 
Core Faculty
 
Philip A. Chan, MD, MS (Co-Chair)
Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
 
Ailis Clyne, MD, MPH
Medical Director, Division of Community Health and Equity
Rhode Island Department of Health
 
John Fulton, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
 
Suzanne Bornschein M.D. F.A.C.P. (Co-Chair)
Medical Director, COVID-19 Unit
Rhode Island Department of Health
 
Planning Committee
 
Meghan Flanagan, MS
CME Project Coordinator, Office of CME
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island
 
Rachael Sardinha, BS
Rhode Island Health Education Exchange Program Manager
Providence, Rhode Island
 
Maria Sullivan
Director, Office of CME
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island

Continuing Medical Education

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 Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the Rhode Island Department of Health. The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

  • Rhode Island Specific: Each episode qualifies for 0.75 hours of risk management and cultural awareness credit.

Continuing Education for Social Workers

The above program has been approved in accordance with the Regulations of the Rhode Island Social Work Board of Licensure to offer 0.75 continuing education credit for social workers.

 

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.  Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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Continuing Nursing Education

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 0.75 contact hours.

Continuing Psychologist Education

Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

  • Credit Designation | This program offers 0.75 continuing education credit for psychologists.

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.75 ANCC
    This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • 0.75 APA
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program.
  • 0.75 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.
  • 0.50 Social Work
    This activity has been approved by the NASW, Rhode Island Chapter.

Price

Cost:
$0.00
Please login or register to take this course.

Important: Participants have up to 30 days post-event to claim credit. After 30 days, CME credit will no longer be available.