Management of the Sexually Active Adolescent in the ED: Vaginitis, STDs, PID, and Emergency Contraception - Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reports - Oct 01, 2006

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for emergency and pediatric physicians.

Accreditation:

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Credit Designation:

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
This activity is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 2.5 hours of ACEP Category 1 credits.
 
This continuing medical education activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for up to 2.5 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Faculty

Authors
N. Ewen Wang, MD
Assistant Professor Surgery
Assistant Professor Pediatrics
Associate Director
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA

Alyssa K. Hamman, MD
Resident in Anesthesia
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA

Sangeeta K. Chona, MD
Attending Physician
Emergency Services
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Emergency Medicine
Stanford Hospital and Clinics
Palo Alto, CA

Peer Reviewer
Angelo P. Giardino, MD, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston;
Medical Director
Texas Children's Health Plan
Houston, TX

Editor-in-Chief
Ann Dietrich, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Associate Clinical Professor
Ohio State University;
Attending Physician
Columbus Children's Hospital;
Associate Pediatric Medical Director
MedFlight

CME Question Reviewer
Brian S. Skrainka, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Medical Director
Pediatric Inpatient Services
Presbyterian Hospital of Plano
President
Pediatric Hospital Physicians
North Texas, PA Plano, Texas

Subjects:

  • Management of the Sexually Active Adolescent in the ED: Vaginitis, STDs, PID, and Emergency Contraception

Objectives:

  • quickly recognize or increase index of suspicion for specific conditions
  • understand the epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, historical and physical examination findings associated with the entity discussed
  • correctly formulate a differential diagnosis and perform necessary diagnostic tests
  • apply state-of-the-art therapeutic techniques (including the implications of pharmacologic therapy discussed) to patients with the particular medical problems discussed
  • provide patients with any necessary discharge instructions

Financial Disclosure:

In order to reveal any potential bias in this publication, and in accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education guidelines, we disclose that N. Ewen Wang, MD, Alyssa K. Hamman, MD, and Sangeeta K. Chona, MD (authors), and Angelo P. Giardino, MD, PhD (peer reviewer) report no consultant, stockholder, speaker's bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study. Ann Dietrich, MD, FAAP, FACEP, editor-in-chief, reports that she received research support from the National Institutes of Health and is the medical director of the Ohio chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Brian S. Skrainka, MD, FAAP, FACEP (CME question reviewer) is a consultant for Biolife.

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