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Monday, March 2 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Preventing Firearm-related Injury: What Can I Really Do?

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Firearm-related injury is a healthcare crisis and a leading cause of accidental harm and suicide. Healthcare professionals may help to reduce these harms by learning to identify which of their patients are at risk for injury to themselves or others, and providing counsel and interventions to minimize or eliminate risks. This talk will provide practical advice to healthcare professionals regarding when to discuss firearm safety with a patient, and how.

Attendees will:
1. Explore epidemiology important to clinical practice regarding firearm-related injury.
2. Describe how to recognize patients who are at risk for firearm-related injury to themselves or others.
3. Discuss firearm-related safety with patients who are at risk for firearm-related injury to themselves or others.

Speakers
avatar for Darren B. Taichman, MD, PhD

Darren B. Taichman, MD, PhD

Executive Editor, Annals of Internal Medicine
Darren Taichman is Executive Editor of Annals of Internal Medicine. He practices Pulmonary and Critical Care medicine, specializing in pulmonary vascular disease, at the University of Pennsylvania, where he is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine. Dr. Taichman first joined Annals... Read More →



Monday March 2, 2020 1:45pm - 2:45pm MST
Majestic A/B