Making Practical Decisions for Crisis Standards of Care at the Bedside During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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This COCA Call will be held on Friday, March 27, 2020
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Healthcare operations and healthcare services delivery change due to scarcity of required resources under pervasive (e.g., pandemic influence, COVID-19) and catastrophic disaster (e.g., earthquake, hurricane) conditions. The standards of care proposed under these unique and challenging conditions must be a reasonable approach to healthcare service delivery that merges public health, ethical, and medical care demands.
During this COCA Call, experts from Hennepin Healthcare and Bellevue Hospital will present background on the Institute of Medicine (IOM) framework, Guidance for Establishing Crisis Standards of Care for Use in Disaster Situations (IOM, 2009external icon), and identify how Crisis Standards of Care apply to the COVID-19 pandemic. Presenters will also highlight systems-level information sharing and coalition-level coordination activities to help clinicians plan for these potential situations and make medical decisions during a pandemic.
Paige Armstrong, MD, MHS
Deputy Lead, Health Systems and Worker Safety Task Force
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Vikramjit Mukherjee, MD
Director, Bellevue Medical Intensive Care Unit
Bellevue Hospital Center
John Hick, MD
Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Minnesota/Hennepin Healthcare
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Thursday, December 17, 2020,
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Date: Thursday, December 17, 2020
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At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to accomplish the following—
- Describe the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic surge on healthcare systems across all aspects of capacity, including space, staff, and supplies.
- Describe strategies to help plan for and manage patient surge and allocate scarce resource allocation.
- Promote discussions to help guide healthcare systems adopt crisis practices, which normally would be considered a compromise to standards of care.
COCA Call Objectives
- Cite background information on the topic covered during the presentation.
- Discuss CDC’s role in the topic covered during the presentation.
- Describe the topic’s implications for clinicians.
- Discuss concerns and/or issues related to preparedness for and/or response to urgent public health threats.
- Promote health improvement, wellness, and disease prevention in cooperation with patients, communities, at-risk populations, and other members of an interprofessional team of health care providers.
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To receive continuing education (CE) for WC2922-121720 – Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) Calls/Webinars – Making Practical Decisions for Crisis Standards of Care at the Bedside During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Thursday, December 17, 2020, please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps by Monday, January 18, 2021.
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