WADEM is a multidisciplinary professional association whose mission is the global improvement of prehospital and emergency health care, public health, and disaster health and preparedness.
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The abstract submission is now closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted an abstract for the 19th WCDEM! Authors can expect a response as to whether their abstract was accepted or not by 23 January 2015.
This year's theme, Creating Capacity, Building Resilience, includes topics within the spectrum of humanitarian disaster impacts to global health systems and prehospital and crisis response. Congress content will extend from South Africa to regional and global challenges, including UNISDR-HFA activities, with applicability to all communities that are vulnerable to disaster.
Early Registration Deadline Extended to 6 February
The 19th WCDEM's Early Registration deadline has been extended to 6 February so all presenters of accepted abstracts have time to register at the reduced rate.
19th WCDEM to Offer CME
PESI, Inc. will offer Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit for the Congress. The 19th WCDEM was planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of PESI, Inc. and WADEM. PESI, Inc. is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA PRA Designation Statement
The PESI, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 32.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
International Physicians are formally eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
AAPA accepts Category 1 credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.