Dangerous Encounters: Active Shooter Response

April 6, 2022


Mary Greeley Medical Center Grand Rounds is a multi-disciplinary clinical activity which serves to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance and relationships that a physician uses to provide services for patients, the public or the profession.

Target Audience

Physicians, Advance Practice Professionals, Nurses, Ancillary Staff, Medical Students (Rotating), Non-Medical Students (Rotating), and Healthcare Administrators.

Learning Objectives

  • Categorize violent encounters that healthcare providers and facilities should prepare for.
  • Identify vulnerabilities and capabilities that determine the response to (and outcome of) a dangerous event.
  • Review current "Run-Hide-Fight" guidelines for survival in active shooter situations from a healthcare perspective.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 1­B
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/06/2022 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
04/06/2022 - 1:00pm CDT

Michael Victoroff, MD, FAAFP, CI
Risk Management Consultant, COPIC Insurance

  • Education: Baylor College of Medicine, 1976
  • Certification: Clinical Informatics and family medicine

Dr. Victoroff is the Risk Management Consultant for Health Information Technology at COPIC, where he specializes in liability and safety aspects of HIT. He was in the first group of physicians to become board certified in Clinical Informatics; he is also board certified in Family Medicine. He is President of Recall, Inc., a clinical informatics consulting firm; and President of LYTFOX, LLC, which manages medical information for patients.

Dr. Victoroff is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and adjunct faculty in the Graduate School at the University of Denver. The Colorado Academy of Family Physicians named him “Family Physician of the Year” in 1996. He practiced family medicine and obstetrics for 19 years before becoming a Medical Director for Aetna in 1997. From 2002-2006 he worked as an investigator for the University of Colorado Department of Toxicology on cases of suspected chemical exposures; in 2005 that group published a landmark paper applying principles of evidence-based medicine to toxicology litigation. He completed a fellowship in biomedical ethics and founded or served on numerous ethics committees, including the American Academy of Family Physicians’. He has been a member of the Colorado Governor’s Commission on Life and the Law and the Judicial Affairs Committee of the Colorado Medical Society. He has chaired the Colorado Perinatal Care Council and the Colorado Medical Society Committee on Medical Informatics.

Accreditation Statements

  • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-B credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.


No ineligible company provided financial support for this continuing education activity.


Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any ineligible company. The speaker(s) will disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas.

Michael Victoroff, MD, FAAFP, CI - Speaker - indicates that the commercial entities with which he has relationships do not produce health care goods or services relevant to the content he is presenting.

CME Committee

  • No member of the Mary Greeley Medical Center CME Committee who planned this activity has any financial relationship to disclose relating to the content. 

This program is supported by gifts to the Mary Greeley Medical Center Foundation from Mary Greeley Medical Center, McFarland Clinic, Availa Bank, and Green Hills Health Care Center. The content and selection of speaker(s) is the responsibility of the Mary Greeley Medical Center for Continuing Medical Education Committee and not the sponsors of this program.


The information provided at this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 1­B


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