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The Physician's Role in Promoting Firearm Safety

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this activity, you will be able to:
1. Describe the epidemiology of firearm morbidity and mortality in the U.S.;
2. Recognize common risk factors that elevate the potential for firearm injury;
3. Identify barriers to communicating with patients about firearm safety;
4. Determine practical approaches to prepare for firearm safety counseling;
5. Effectively communicate how to reduce the risk of firearm injury and death.
0.75 Credit CME

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Activity Information

Designation Statement: The American Medical Association designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Target Audience: This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of practicing physicians.

Planning Committee:

Janet Williams, MA, CME Program Committee advisor, AMA

Andrea Garcia, JD, MPH, Manager, Science & Public Health Policy, AMA

Marian Betz, MD, MPH, Emergency Physician, and Asoc. Professor, Univ. of Colorado School of Medicine

Magan Ramney, MD, MPH, Emergency Physician, Assoc. Prof., Brown Univ.

Garen Wintemite, MD, MPH, Emergency Physician, Professor, UC Davis

Author Affiliations:

Marian Betz, MD, MPH, Emergency Physician, and Asoc. Professor, Univ. of Colorado School of Medicine

Magan Ramney, MD, MPH, Emergency Physician, Assoc. Prof., Brown Univ.

Garen Wintemite, MD, MPH, Emergency Physician, Professor, UC Davis

Disclosure Statement: Unless noted, all individuals in control of content reported no relevant financial relationships.

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