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In This Section Texas Health Research & Education Institute
Education and Training

Texas Health Disaster Health Information Initiative

Disaster Events:
Are You Clinically Prepared?

Information tools that can assist in preparation,
response, and recovery.

Jamie Furrh, MSIS
Outreach Librarian, Texas Health Fort Worth Medical Library


Upon completion of this activity, the participants should be able to

  • Increase skill development with disaster preparedness through instruction of National Library of Medicine databases that aid in disaster preparedness

  • Utilize databases for disaster preparedness, decision making, situational awareness, informed response, and recovery efforts

  • Identify information retrieval methods in accessing disaster health information

Target Audience: Texas Health hospitals physicians, nurses, educators, and healthcare providers

Program Director: Joseph Prosser, M.D., MBA, CPE, FACPE

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For Further Study
Jamie Furrh recommends the following bibliographical references for further study:
DIMRC - Home Page
WISER - Home Page
CHEMM - Home Page
REMM - Home Page

Continuing Medical Education:
Texas Health Research & Education Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Texas Health Research & Education Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

*Doctors on the medical staff practice independently and are not employees or agents of the hospital

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