Emergency and Crisis Services:  Overview

To view the program click here:  https://cpsp.webex.com/cpsp/ldr.php?AT=pb&SP=MC&rID=24600327&rKey=55005789efb51fbb.  Please note that the webcast does freeze occasionally in some segments of  this presentation; this is an artifact of the recording itself and does not indicate a malfunction in your system. 

Objectives:  Participants will be able to:

  • Describe the continuum of emergency and crisis services needed to meet community needs in an efficient manner
  • Explain how integrated systems can improve the quality of services provided to persons in crisis and reduce the cost of care in the long term.
  • Participate in crisis planning processes in a constructive manner.
  • Demonstrate understanding of financing mechanisms to support crisis and emergency services and how they influence the services provided.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals are awarded ( 0.1 ) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to 1.0 contact hours.

Presenters for this program have been requested to identify financial or other relationships with manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) or with provider(s) of any commercial service(s) which, in the context of their topics, could be perceived as real or apparent conflicts of interest.


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