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Release date: April 2017
Valid through: April 2020
This CME activity is intended for emergency physicians and nurses and family physicians and nurses.
- 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.
- Maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- 2.5 AOA Category 2-B credits
- 3.0 ACEP Credits
- 3.0 AAP Credits
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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.
Judith Toski Welsh, MD, FAAEM, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Ohio University Heritage College of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Emergency Services Institute, Cleveland
Todd Welsh, MD, FAAEM, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Clinic Emergency Services Institute, Cleveland
Jeffrey Bullard-Berent, MD, FAAP, FACEP, Medical Director, Child Ready Virtual Pediatric Emergency Department; Professor, Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics; University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque
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
CME Question Reviewer: Brian S. Skrainka, MD FAAP, FACEP, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Mercy Children’s Hospital St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
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
AHC Media Editorial Group Manager: Terrey Hatcher
Authors Judith Toski Welsh, MD, FAAEM, and Todd Welsh, MD, FAAEM, and peer reviewer Jeffrey Bullard-Berent, MD, FAAP, FACEP, report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reports Editor-in-Chief Ann Dietrich, MD, CME question reviewer Brian Skrainka, MD, nurse planner Lee Ann Wurster, MS, RN, CPNP, executive editor Leslie Coplin, executive editor Shelly Mark, AHC Media editorial group manager Terrey Hatcher report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.
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