Gun Violence: The Healthcare Provider’s Role in Prevention Webinar

Webinar: Gun Violence: The Healthcare Provider’s Role in Prevention

Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Time: 11:30am–1pm Pacific/ 12:30am-2pm Mountain/ 1:30-3pm Central/ 2:30am-4pm Eastern

Description: Healthcare providers play an important role in protecting the safety of their patients by preventing gun violence. This webinar will review the impact of gun violence on families in the United States and discuss evidence-based approaches to gun violence prevention.

Featured Speakers:

  • Denise Dowd, MD, MPH, PEM, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine; Children’s Mercy Hospital
  • Patrick Tolan, PhD, Professor, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia; Director, Youth-Nex: The UVA Center to Promote Effective Youth Development
  • Daniel Webster, ScD, MPH, Professor of Health Policy and Management; Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research
  • Moderator: Susan McCormick Hadley, MPH, BS, Adjunct Faculty, University of Minnesota Medical School, Department of Family Practice and Community Health

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify policy strategies for reducing gun violence.
  2. Identify evidence-based approaches to youth and family violence prevention.
  3. Describe ways in which health care providers can engage in active firearm violence prevention in practice.


  • Physicians (MD or DO only)

Futures Without Violence’s National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Futures Without Violence designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTMPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Social Workers (California MFT, LCSW, LEP, and LPCC)

This course, sponsored by Futures Without Violence (License #5155), meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.  For social workers outside of California: This webinar meets the qualifications for continuing education by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. It is your responsibility to determine whether the course meets your state board requirements.

Instructions for receiving CEUs/CME credits:

  1. Register for the webinar.
  2. Login to join the live webinar on June 4, 2013. Your login and log out times will be automatically recorded by the online webinar system.
  3. Complete the online evaluation form in its entirety by June 7, 2013 (the link will be provided at the end of the webinar).

Certificate of Completion:

A Certificate of Completion will be provided after steps 1-3 have been completed. Please be sure to include your full name, address, and e-mail in the evaluation form.  You will receive an electronic copy of the certificate via email approximately 5-7 business days after receipt of your evaluation form.

Cost of Activity:
There is no cost to receive credit or to participate in this webinar.

Commercial Support:
This activity received no commercial support.

Conflict of Interest Declaration:
A Conflict of Interest occurs when an individual has an opportunity to effect educational content about health-care products or services of a commercial interest with which she/he has a financial relationship. The planners and presenters of this continuing education activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationship with any commercial interests pertaining to this activity.

System Requirements:

  • Broadband Internet access – DSL, satellite, cable or other broadband server
  • Color monitor
  • Computer speakers/headphones or telephone to listen to audio.  You may also listen to audio using a phone to call the conference line number.
  • Conduct a systems test: (Please make sure to click on the “Start Part II” button to continue the test).
  • If you want to print your certificate, you will need access to a printer.

Privacy and Confidentiality:

All personal information will remain confidential. We do not rent, sell or trade our mailing lists. Name, email and other information provided by a participant will be used appropriately to provide information on related activities including upcoming webinars and other events.

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