Death Scene Investigation after Natural Disasters or Other Weather-Related Events Toolkit Training – Continuing Education Information
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: This Web on Demand is designed to increase knowledge and change competency of death scene investigators and death certifiers’ practices and strategies. Content is derived from actual research conducted by CDC scientists and their contractors on death scene investigation during and after natural disasters and other weather-related events.
At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to:
- Define the term, “disaster”, as it relates to death scene investigation after natural disasters or other weather-related events.
- Define the importance of collecting accurate mortality data, as it relates to vital statistics records for natural disasters or other weather-related events.
- Describe 3 tools within the Death Scene Investigation after Natural Disasters or other Weather-Related Events Toolkit.
- Identify 3 supplemental forms within the Death Scene Investigation after Natural Disasters or other Weather-Related Events Toolkit.
Tesfaye Bayleyegn, MD
Team Lead, Disaster Epidemiology Response Team
Sarah Davis Redman, PhD
Senior Research Analyst
NORC at the University of Chicago
Rebecca Noe, MN, MPH, FNP-BC
ORIGINATION DATE: April 10, 2019
RENEWAL DATE: April 10, 2021
EXPIRATION DATE: April 10, 2023
URL: https://www.train.org/cdctrainexternal icon
HARDWARE/SOFTWARE: Computer Hardware; Internet connection; Browser
TARGET AUDIENCE: Physicians, Registered Nurses, Epidemiologists, Coroners, Medical Examiners, and Medicolegal Death Investigators
FORMAT: This training is Web-based training.
National Center for Environmental Health
Division of Environmental Health Science and Practice
Health Studies Section, Disaster Epidemiology Response Team
Tesfaye Bayleyegn, 770-488-3476
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and NORC at the University of Chicago. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 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.
CME: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEU’s for this program.
For Certified Public Health Professionals (CPH)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer 2.0 CPH recertification credits for this program.
DISCLOSURE: In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.
CDC, our planners, content experts, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.
Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.
CDC did not accept commercial support for this continuing education activity.
Instructions for Obtaining Continuing Education (CE)
In order to receive continuing education (CE) for WB4022 Death Investigation after Natural Disasters or other Weather-Related Events Toolkit please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps before April 10, 2023.
Complete the activity
Complete the Evaluation at www.cdc.gov/GetCE
Pass the posttest at 80% at www.cdc.gov/GetCE
FEES: No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities.