Disaster, Crisis Management, and Innovation in a Chilean Mine

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Imagine you are a medical consultant. 33 men are trapped in a mine 2,400 feet below solid rock. Ages range from 19 to 62. Known medical conditions in some of the miners are Type 2 diabetes, Silicosis, Hypertension, Coronary Disease, COPD.

NASA was consulted and involved in the rescue of the 33 Chilean miners. In this session, Dr. Polk, former Chief, Space Medicine, NASA Johnson Space Center will go over the many facets of physiology and emergency and disaster medicine that were considered and used to affect one of the most audacious rescues in history. The session will review the implications for blast over pressure on the human body, the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of refeeding syndrome, the implications of orthostatic hypotension and the nuances and implications of rescue and cage design.

Target Audience

Healthcare professionals.

Objectives

  1. Identify the physiology, emergency, and disaster medicine that were considered and used to affect one of the most audacious rescues in history.
  2. Review the implications for blast over pressure on the human body.
  3. Define the diagnosis, treatment and prevention methods of refeeding syndrome
  4. Discuss the implications of orthostatic hypotension and the nuances and implications of rescue and cage design.

Speaker

JD Polk, DO, MS, MMM, CPE, FACOEP
Dean, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA

Dr. Polk has indicated he has no financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity.

Biography

Resources

  • Franklin, J. (2011). 33 Men: Inside the miraculous survival and dramatic rescue of the Chilean Miners. NY: Putnam.
  • Henriquez, J. (2011). Miracle in the mine: One man's story of strength and survival in the Chilean Mines. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.
  • LePine, J.A., Piccolo, R.F., Jackson, C.L., Mathieu, J.E., & Saul, J.R. 2008. A meta-analysis of teamwork processes: Tests of a multidimensional model and relationships with team effectiveness criteria. Personnel Psychology, 61, 273-307.
  • Scandura, T.A. 2010. Leadership lessons from the Chilean mine. The Miami Herald, October 25, p. 7G.
  • Tekleab, A.G., Quigley, N.R., & Tesluk, P.E. 2009. A longitudinal study of team conflict, conflict management, cohesion, and team effectiveness. Group Organization Management, 34, 170-205.

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    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 1.00 AOA Category 1­B
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 1.00 IBON
    • 1.00 CE Contact Hours
    Course opens: 
    02/13/2015
    Course expires: 
    12/31/2018
    Cost:
    $20.00

    Continuing Education Credit

    • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA and approves this enduring materials activity for 1.0 AOA Category 1-B credit(s).
    • MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS). Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this enduring materials activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    • Nurse: Des Moines University continuing education is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This enduring materials activity has been reviewed and approved for 1.0 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.
    • Other: This live activity is designated for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

    EDUCATIONAL GRANTS

    No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.

    Available Credit

    • 1.00 AOA Category 1­B
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
    • 1.00 IBON
    • 1.00 CE Contact Hours

    Accreditation Period

    Course opens: 
    02/13/2015
    Course expires: 
    12/31/2018

    Price

    Cost:
    $20.00
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