Pediatric Preparedness for the Healthcare Professional (Puerto Rico)

August 15, 2023 to August 16, 2023

August 15 - 16, 2023 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM AST

Negociado de Emergencias Medicas
Edificio Rodval. Marginal Office Park,
Calle San Martin
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico 00966 

Registration will close on August 13, 2023 at 12:00 PM CT.

Needs Statement

This 2-day, 16-hour course will be a standardized, national-level pediatric disaster training focused on emergency management, public health, clinical preparedness, and resiliency and recovery. At the successful completion of the course, participants will recognize components necessary to developing a comprehensive community and facility plan designed to improve pediatric clinical and post disaster resilience.

Target Audience

This activity is for Physicians, Nurses, EMT/Paramedics, Pharmacists, Respiratory Therapists, Medical Volunteers and other healthcare professions. 

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the conference, participants should be able to:

  • Describe how whole of community efforts and associated Federal, State and Local resources contribute to effective planning for the needs of the pediatric population pre-and post-disaster.
  • Identify and describe the level of threat that exists in the community related to the pediatric population.
  • Describe clinical preparedness efforts as they pertain to the demographics of the pediatric community and factors impacting the ability to deliver effective care.
  • Identify post disaster components which, if in place, will mitigate long term untoward effects on the pediatric community.

Educational Methods

Lecture, Case Study, & Small Group Breakout Session

Activity Evaluation

Evaluation by questionnaire will address program content, presentation, and possible bias.

Additional Questions

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 15.00 ANCC
  • 15.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
08/15/2023 - 7:00am CDT
Event ends: 
08/16/2023 - 4:00pm CDT

Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Texas Children’s Hospital is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Educational credits for EMS Providers are being pursued for approval by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) through Provider #01828 TEEX: 200 Technology Way, College Station, TX.

Available Credit

  • 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 15.00 ANCC
  • 15.00 Attendance


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Requests for registration refunds must be in writing and received by the Division of Continuing Professional Development (DCPD) at least 10 business days before the activity begins. The date the request is received by the DCPD will be considered the cancellation date. Requests received after the refund deadline will not be processed. Cancellations are subject to a $50 administrative fee deducted from the registration fee paid to cover guarantees and other expenses. Requests should be emailed to the DCPD

The DCPD reserves the right to cancel activities, not less than 10 business days before the scheduled date, if extenuating circumstances make it necessary. Registrants will be notified at the contact email indicated on the registration form. If an activity is cancelled, DCPD’s liability is limited to the registration fee paid. Note: If payment is made by check, a social security number is required to process the refund.