Release date: October 2016
Valid through: October 2019
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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AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for 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.
Kristina Colbenson, MD, Board Certified Emergency Medicine and Sports Physician, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Erika Hoenke McMahon, MD, Resident Physician, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Christopher J. Haines, DO, FAAP, FACEP, Chief Medical Officer, Children’s Specialized Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ; Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Attending Physician, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA
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
Authors Kristina Colbenson, MD, Erika Hoenke McMahon, MD, and peer reviewer Christopher J. Haines, DO, 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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