Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reports (Vol. 21, No. 8) - A Review of the Limping Child and Painful Hip – August 1, 2016

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Release date: August 2016

Valid through: August 2019

Target Audience

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

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

Nurses

  • 3.0 nursing contact hours

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.

AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation

Physicians

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.0 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 3.0 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 3.0 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.

AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity has been approved for 3.0 nursing contact hour using a 60-minute contact hour. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP14749, for 3.0 Contact Hours.

Faculty Listing

Authors

Whitney Minnock, MD, University of Arizona, Department of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, Tucson

Christopher Minnock, MD, University of Arizona, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tucson

Aaron N. Leetch, MD, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics, Assistant Residency Director, EM and EM/Peds Programs, Banner University Medical Center, Tucson, AZ

Peer Reviewer

Larry B. Mellick, MD, MS, FAAP, FACEP, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Professor of Pediatrics, Augusta University, Augusta, GA

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

Nurse Planner: Lee Ann Wurster, MS, RN, CPNP, Trauma Coordinator, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH

AHC Media Executive Editor: Leslie G. Coplin

AHC Media Executive Editor: Shelly Mark

Financial Disclosure

Authors Whitney Minnock, MD, Christopher Minnock, MD, Aaron Leetch, MD, and peer reviewer Larry B. Mellick, MD, MS, FAAP, FACEP, report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reports Editor-in-Chief Ann Dietrich, MD, nurse planner Lee Ann Wurster, MS, RN, CPNP, executive editor Leslie Coplin and executive editor Shelly Mark report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

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