5th Annual

Management of Complex Humanitarian Emergencies:

Focus on Children and Families

June 19-23, 2000

The George S. Dively Building

Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, Ohio

 

Sponsored by

University Hospitals of Cleveland

Co-sponsored by

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Presented by

Rainbow Center for International Child Health

With the support of

Center for International Health, Case Western Reserve University

American Academy of Pediatrics

International Pediatrics Association

 

Who Should Attend

This program is intended for pediatricians, primary health providers, NGO relief professionals and mental health professionals interested in training for the care of children and families during complex humanitarian emergencies. Participants should have a Graduate degree or above.

 

Continuing Education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) by University Hospitals of Cleveland and the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. University Hospitals of Cleveland and the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine are accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education to physicians. University Hospitals of Cleveland takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

University Hospitals of Cleveland designates this educational activity for a maximum of 44 hours of category 1 credit towards the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Credit has been requested from appropriate medical specialty organizations.

 

Acknowledgments

An unrestricted educational grant from Johnson & Johnson Pediatric Institute in support of this conference is gratefully acknowledged.

 

Program Agenda

Faculty

Needs Assessment and Learning Objectives

Meeting Location, Accommodations, and Registration Information

Registration Form

 

Program Agenda

 

Monday, June 19

 

7:30–8:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00–10:00 Definitions and Overview

Who are the Participants in Complex Humanitarian

Emergencies?

Principles and Terminology of Decision Making

The International Humanitarian Disaster Response System

Patricia Hastings, DO

10:00–10:30 Break

10:30–Noon Introduction to Case History, Small Group Assignments, Preceptors, and Case History Part 1

Mark Cheren, EdD and Karen Olness, MD

Noon–1:00pm Lunch on your own

1:00–3:30 Rapid Epidemiological Assessment and Case History Part 2

Anna Mandalakas, MD and Masahiro ("Mori") Morikawa, MD, MPH

3:30–4:30 Triage

Dr. Hastings

5:00–6:00 Wine and cheese reception

Biomedical Research Building Lobby

6:00–8:00 BAFA BAFA (Biomedical Research Building Auditorium)

Charles Kegley, PhD

 

Tuesday, June 20

7:30--8:00am Continental Breakfast

8:00–9:30 International Humanitiarian Law and Geneva Conventions:

Focus on Women and Children (Case History Part 3)

Shawn Easley, PhD

9:30–9:45 Break

9:45–Noon Vulnerable Populations (Case History Part 4)

John Kennell, MD and Zana Dobroshi, MD, PhD

Noon—1:00pm Lunch on your own

1:00–5:00 Water, Shelter, and Sanitation – Logistics and Resource Management (Case History Part 5)

Chris McGahey, PhD

5:00–5:15 Break

5:15–7:15 Mines and Unexploded Ordnance: The Risk to Children

(Dinner provided)

Dr. Morikawa

 

Wednesday, June 21

7:30--8:00am Continental Breakfast

8:00–9:45 Malnutrition Including Micronutrient Deficiencies (Case History Part 6)

Douglas Kerr, MD, PhD

9:45–10:00 Break

10:00–11:45 Breastfeeding and Stress (Case History Part 7)

Mary O’Connor, MD, MPH

11:45–Noon Break

Noon—1:00pm Refugee Rations Lunch

Kevin Burke

1:00–5:00 Infectious Diseases (Case History Part 8)

Barbara Baetz-Greenwalt, MD and Eddie Jones, MD

 

Thursday, June 22

7:30–8:00am Continental Breakfast

8:00–9:00 Managing Minor Wounds and Burns in a Refugee Camp

Dr. Morikawa

9:00–10:15 Emergency Obstetrics

Frank Klamet, MD

10:15–10:45 Basics of Newborn Resuscitation

Dr. Mandalakas

10:45–11:00 Break

11:00–Noon Case History Part 9

Noon--1:00pm Lunch on your own

1:00–1:30 Immunizations for Children (Case History Part 10)

Dr. Mandalakas

1:30–3:00 Sex and Gender Based Violence (Case History Part 11)

Lorelei Goodyear, MPH

3:00–3:15 Break

3:15–5:00 Prevention and Care of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Case History Part 12)

Dr. Goodyear

5:00–7:00 Dinner Break

7:00–9:00pm Ethical Issues and Human Rights (Case History Part 13)

(Elective -- at Arabica Coffeehouse, 11300 Juniper Road)

Jane Schaller, MD

 

Friday, June 23

7:30--8:00am Continental Breakfast

8:00–9:30 Personal Preparedness (Case History Part 14)

Dr. Olness

9:30–10:30 Security Issues for Relief Workers, Women, and Children

In CHEs

Randolph Martin

10:30–10:45 Break

10:45–Noon Security Issues Case History (Part 15)

Noon—1:00pm Lunch on your own

1:00–3:30 Negotiation and Conflict Resolution: Issues Affecting Women and Children (Case History Part 16)

Alan Ross, MD

3:30–4:30 Post-test

Evaluation

Adjournment

 

Faculty

 

Barbara Baetz-Greenwalt, MD

Rainbow Center for International Child Health

University Hospitals of Cleveland

 

Kevin Burke

Operational Rations Commodity Business Unit

Defense Personnel Support Center

Philadelphia, PA

 

Mark Cheren, EdD

Director, Continuing Medical Education

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

 

Zana Dobroshi, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Department of Psychiatry

University Hospitals of Cleveland

Laurelwood Hospital

 

Shawn Easley

Department of Political Science

Case Western Reserve University

 

Loralei Goodyear, MPH

Adjunct Professor of Public Health

Columbia University School of Public Health

AVSC

 

Eddie Jones, MD

Infectious Diseases Fellow

Department of Medicine

University Hospitals of Cleveland

Representative, Doctors Without Borders

 

Charles Kegley, PhD

Emeritus Professor of Health Education

Kent State University

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

 

John Kennell, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

University Hospitals of Cleveland

 

Douglas Kerr, MD, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics, Biochemistry and Nutrition

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism

University Hospitals of Cleveland

 

Fr. Frank Klamet, MD

Clinical Instructor of Family Medicine

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Southern Ohio Health Services Network for National Health Services Corps

 

Anna Mandalakas, MD

International Child Health Fellow

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Rainbow Center for International Child Health

University Hospitals of Cleveland

 

Randolph Martin

International Rescue Committee

 

Chris McGahey, PhD

ARD, Inc.

 

Masahiro ("Mori") Morikawa, MD, MPH

Clinical Instructor of Family Medicine

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Department of Family Medicine

University Hospitals of Cleveland

 

Mary O'Connor, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

University Hospitals of Cleveland

Medical Director, Cuyahoga County Board of Health

 

Karen Olness, MD

Professor of Pediatrics, Family Medicine and International Health

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Director, Rainbow Center for International Child Health

University Hospitals of Cleveland

 

Alan Ross, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Columbia Presbyterian

Medical Director, Kinderberg

 

Jane Schaller, MD

The Karp Professor of Pediatrics

Tufts University School of Medicine

President Elect, International Pediatrics Association

 

Needs Assessment and Learning Objectives

 

Needs Assessed: Interest surveys of physicians, mental health workers, NGO relief professionals, international organizations, and other child health workers evidence a need for training in emergency deployment to situations throughout the world.

 

Learning Objectives: After attending this program, participants will be able to:

 

Educational Design: Didactic lectures supplemented with extensive problem-based learning exercises, skills training and practice. Participants should be prepared to participate fully in an intensive interactive learning experience. Audio/visual support will enhance the learning process.

 

Meeting Location, Accommodations, and Registration Information

 

Meeting Location

George S. Dively Building

Case Western Reserve University

11240 Bellflower Road

Cleveland, Ohio

(216) 368-0020

The George S. Dively Building is located on the campus of Case Western Reserve University, at the intersection of Ford Drive and Bellflower Road in University Circle. Persons with disabilities should inform the George S. Dively Building staff of any special services required.

 

Suggested Accommodations

The Glidden House, a restored Bed and Breakfast hotel, is located at 1901 Ford Drive, within walking distance of the George S. Dively Building. Please call the Glidden House directly at 216-231-8900 to determine rates and availability, and to make your reservation.

Alternatively, dormitory housing is available on the north campus of Case Western Reserve University, also within walking distance of the George S. Dively Building. Please call 800-937-3780 for information and reservations.

For additional information on these and other accommodations contact University Hospitals CME Program at 216-844-5050.

 

Parking

Parking is available in the Ford Road Parking Garage across the street from the George S. Dively Building (enter on Ford Road, north of Euclid Avenue). The cost is $30.00 for the week and must be paid with your registration fee. You will be mailed a tag for your vehicle prior to the conference.

 

Registration Information

Conference tuition includes all educational sessions, materials, continental breakfast each day, and refreshments. It also includes a wine and cheese reception on Monday evening, the dinner on Tuesday, and the Refugee Rations lunch on Wednesday. All other meals are the responsibility of the participant.

A limited number of discounted positions are available for residents. Proof of residency is required. Please call 216-844-5050 for more information.

Register by mail using the tear-off form, or by fax or phone with a credit card. Registration is on a first come-first served basis. Advance payment secures your participation in the program. Maximum enrollment 50.

For additional information on the educational program, or planning for lodging and transportation while in Cleveland, contact University Hospitals CME Program at 216-844-5050.

 

Late Registration and Cancellation Policy

After May 1, 2000 please register on a space-available basis by calling University Hospitals CME Program at (216) 844-5050. Full refunds will be made for cancellations on or prior to May 1 only. Cancellations after May 1 require a $50.00 administrative charge.

 

Registration Form

 

Management of Complex Humanitarian Emergencies: Focus on Children and Families

After Monday, May 1, 2000 call University Hospitals CME Program at 216-844-5050 for space availability.

 

Three Ways to Register

1. Mail this registration form with your check or credit card number to:

Registrar, CME Program

University Hospitals of Cleveland

11100 Euclid Avenue

Cleveland, OH 44106-6026

2. Fax this form with your credit card number to 216-844-8133.

3. Phone 216-844-5050 with the information requested below and your credit card number.