MEMC VII 2013

Disaster Medicine Pre-course

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Saturday 7 September: 8:30 - 17:30
A Really Complex Disaster: the Fukushima Event

Price: € 175


Course Directors

  • Steve Photiou (Italia)
  • Ziad Kazzi (USA)

Faculty

  • Abdo Khoury (France)
  • Alessandra Revello (Italia)

Participants

25 physicians maximum.

Course description

In March 11, 2011, a 9.0-magnitude earthquake occurred 24 km northeast of the Japanese coastline leading to massive destruction, a secondary tsunami and thousands of deaths and injuries. During the following days, the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant suffered significant damage and lost ability to keep the reactors cool. Radioactive materiel were released in the environment and led to the additional displacement of residents living in the surrounding communities. 

Learning objectives

After the completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
  • Discuss the clinical and public health aspects of earthquakes
  • Discuss the clinical and public health aspects of tsunamis
  • Discuss the clinical and public health aspects of nuclear power plant emergencies
  • Discuss risk communication strategies during an emergency

 

Schedule

08:00 Introduction
08:10 Clinical and Public Health Consequences of Earthquakes.
09:00 Break
09:15 Clinical and Public Health Consequences of Tsunamis.
10:05 Break
10:20 Clinical and Public Health Consequences of NPP Accident.
11:20 CERC : Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication 
12:05 Lunch break
13:05 Scenario-Based Tabletop Exercise.
16:00 End of course

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