Hypoglycemia in Infants and Children - Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reports - May 01, 2010

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for emergency and pediatric physicians.

Accreditation:

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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

Editor-in-Chief
Ann Dietrich, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Professor of Pediatrics
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 of North Texas, PA
Plano, Texas

Authors
Robert A. Felter, MD, FAAP, CPE, FACPE
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Georgetown University School of Medicine;
Assistant Director, Pediatric Inpatient and Emergency Service
Inova Loudoun Hospital
Leesburg, VA.

Ron D. Waldrop, MD, FACEP, CPE, FACPE
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Georgetown University School of Medicine;
Director, Pediatric Inpatient and Emergency Services
Inova Loudoun Hospital
Leesburg, VA.

Peer Reviewer
Ademola Adewale, MD, FAAEM
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Assistant Program Director
Florida Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency Program
Orlando, FL.

Subjects:

  • Hypoglycemia in Infants and Children

Objectives:

  • quickly recognize or increase index of suspicion for specific conditions
  • describe 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:

To reveal any potential bias in this publication, and in accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education guidelines, we disclose that Ann Dietrich, MD, FAAP, FACE, editor-in-chief, Brian S. Skrainka, MD, FAAP, FACEP (CME question reviewer), Robert A. Felter, MD, FAAP, CPE, FACPE, (author), Ron D. Waldrop, MD, FACEP, CPE, FACPE, (author), Ademola Adewale, MD, FAAEM (peer reviewer), Coles McKagen (associate publisher), and Allison Weaver (managing editor) report no relationships with companies related to the field of study covered by this CME activity.

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