Considerations in the Diagnosis and Emergency Management of Pediatric Tachycardias - Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reports - Aug 01, 2012

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 Listing:

Editor
Ann Dietrich, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Professor of Pediatrics, Ohio State University;
Attending Physician, Nationwide Children?s Hospital;
Associate Pediatric Medical Director, MedFlight

CME Question Reviewer
Brian S. Skrainka, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Program Director of Pediatric Hospitalists
Dallas Physician Medical Services for Children
Children?s Medical Center at Legacy
Plano, Texas

Managing Editor
Leslie Hamlin

Executive Editor
Shelley Mark

Peer Reviewer
Manu Madhok, MD, MPH
Program Director
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship
Regions Hospital and Children's Hospitals of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Authors
Sundeep R. Bhat, MD
Emergency Department
Kaiser Santa Clara Medical Center
Santa Clara, CA

Christina Miyake, MD
Division of Pediatric Cardiology
Stanford Medical Center
Stanford, CA

N. Ewen Wang, MD
Division of Emergency Medicine
Stanford Medical Center
Stanford, CA

Subjects:

  • Considerations in the Diagnosis and Emergency Management of Pediatric Tachycardias

Objectives:

  • recognize specific conditions in pediatric patients presenting to the emergency department
  • describe the epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, historical and examination findings associated with conditions in pediatric patients presenting to the emergency department
  • formulate a differential diagnosis and perform necessary diagnostic tests
  • apply up-to-date therapeutic techniques to address conditions discussed in the publication
  • discuss any discharge or follow-up instructions with patients.

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, FACEP (editor), Brian S. Skrainka, MD, FAAP, FACEP (CME question reviewer), Sundeep R. Bhat, MD (author), Christina Miyake, MD (author), N. Ewen Wang, MD (author), Manu Madhok, MD, PH (peer reviewer), Shelley Mark (executive editor), and Leslie Hamlin (managing editor) report no relationships with companies related to the field of study covered by this CME activity.

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