Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reports (Vol. 20, No. 9) - September 1, 2015

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Release date: September 2015

Valid through: September 2018

Target Audience

This CME activity is intended for emergency physicians and family physicians.

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.

Credit Available

Physicians

  • Maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 2.5 AOA Category 2-B credits
  • 2.5 ACEP Credits
  • 2.5 AAP Credits

Sponsor

This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

Accreditation Statement

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

Credit Designation

Physicians

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Osteopathic Association has approved this continuing education activity for up to 2.5 AOA Category 2-B credits.

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

Authors

Whitney M. Wroe, MD, Resident, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio

Daniel J. Dire, MD, FACEP, FAAP, FAAEM, Clinical Professor, Departments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio

Peer Reviewer

Catherine A. Marco, MD, FACEP, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Attending Physician, Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, Ohio

Editors

Editor-in-Chief: Ann Dietrich, MD, FAAP, FACEP, Associate Professor of Primary Care-Lead, Ohio University Heritage College of Medicine, Medical Director of Education, Ohio Chapter ACEP, Columbus, OH

AHC Media Executive Editor: Leslie G. Coplin

Associate Managing Editor: Jonathan Springston

Financial Disclosure

Authors Whitney M. Wroe, MD, and Daniel J. Dire, MD, FACEP, FAAP, FAAEM, and peer reviewer Catherine A. Marco, MD, FACEP, report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reports Editor-in-Chief Ann Dietrich, MD, executive editor Leslie Coplin and associate managing editor Jonathan Springston report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

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