Acute Care & Trauma Surgery / Surgical Critical Care
IPC Lecture Series
The IPC Lecture Series aims to provide physicians with information about injury prevention. It will introduce Emergency Medicine faculty, residents, and the community of interest to injury surveillance data, intervention strategies (particularly those based in clinical settings), risk assessments, and policy changes in areas including opioid overdose, older adult falls, motor vehicle trauma, and concussion, among others. Lectures will be provided by clinicians, researchers, epidemiologists, and public health program directors. Though embedded in the Emergency Medicine Department’s resident training program, the series is open to the BMC campus and public health practitioners throughout the greater Boston area.
Please join us for an upcoming presentation titled “Developing BSAFER: A Web-Based Intervention for Women with Drug Use and IPV” given by Ester Choo, MD on January 20, 2016 at 10:50am located at 650 Albany Street in room 714.
By the conclusion of the meeting participants will be able to:
1. Describe the rationale for routine screening and interventions for drugs and IPV in the healthcare setting
2. Explain a process for using mixed methods to develop a novel clinical intervention for the target population described
3. Identify areas of uncertainty in the management of IPV and emerging research
Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The following talk will be held in April of 2016.
Take a look at some recent publications authored by our speakers:
Howland J, Rohsenow DJ, Cote J, Gomez B, Mangione TW, Laramie AK. (2001). Effects of low-dose alcohol exposure on simulated merchant ship piloting by maritime cadets. Accid Anal Prev, 33(2), 257-65. (PDF)
Miller M, Azrael D, Barber C. (2012). Suicide mortality in the United States: the importance of attending to methods in understanding population-level disparities in the burden of suicide. Annu Rev Public Health, 33, 393-406. (PDF)
Walley AY, Xuan Z, Hackman HH, Quinn E, Doe-Simkins M, Sorensen-Alawad A, Ruiz S, Ozonoff A. (2013). Opioid overdose rates and implementation of overdose education and nasal naloxone distribution in Massachusetts: interrupted time series analysis. BM,J 346, f174. (PDF)
Mahoney E, Allee L, Evans S, Agarwal S, Mandell K, Dechert T, Abbensetts DK, Burke P. High incidence of impaired drivers identified after implementation of systematic, comprehensive reporting initiative at an urban trauma center. Under review. (PDF)