Online Program

Public Health Approaches to Protecting Youth from Gun Violence During COVID and Beyond Part 3


Screen Shot 2021-01-28 at 10-03-13 PM Northeastern University Bouvé College of Health Sciences, School Health Academy and the Public Health Advocacy Institute at Northeastern University School of Law present a three-part virtual conference to highlight the impact of gun violence on youth during the time of COVID.  Expert panel: Peter Masiokis, MD and Chana Sacks, MD (Mass General Center for Gun Violence Prevention), MaryBeth Miotto, MD, MPH (pediatrician, Vice President MA Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics), Mary Harvey, PhD (Director, Violence Transformed, Northeastern University), Kendall Bruce and Lauren Cardoso (MA Department of Public Health officials)

 Contact hours: 2             Cost: $30                  Length: 2 hours


Cost: $ 30.00

Contact Hours 2.0


Learning outcomes: as a result of Part III, the learner will be able to:

    1. Describe the role health care professionals can play to reduce risk of gun violence affecting youth
    2. Describe the impact that youth exposure to gun violence can have on long-term health and wellbeing
    3. Describe how COVID has impacted public health programs that are designed to protect children from gun violence
    4. Describe how structural racism contributes to gun violence affecting youth
    5. Share with a colleague the value of asking appropriate questions when engaging with youth and families


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Presenter Disclosure Statement:

The planners of this educational activity have no conflict of interest to declare. The speakers have no conflict of interest to declare unless otherwise indicated prior to their presentations.

Continuing Education Information:

Northeastern University School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.ANCC Logo Jing

MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education  Provider Number 2019U003

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