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PHM from Pittsburgh

Welcome to the first in a series of podcasts on pediatric hospital medicine. This series was created to keep the busy physician of today informed and up to date on some of the most important diagnoses and issues we face every day in the care of hospitalized children. There is free CME associated with this via the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). After you have listened to the podcast just go to the link below, sign in and follow the directions, take the short quiz and get your free CME credit.
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Jul 27, 2019

Hello from Seattle! We are at the PHM National Conference and we are recording a daily episode that gives you a snapshot of what happened today. We are going to be getting a group of hospitalists together and go around the room and let everyone tell us their favorite takeaway educational points. Today is the community hospitalist episode. Everyone on today's episode is in a community hospitalist from around the country. Our special guests are Drs. Eva Schwartz, Ashleigh Welko, Janice Valko & Peony Liu. There is no CME credit associated with this episode. 

Jul 27, 2019

Hello from Seattle!

We are at the PHM National Conference and one of the most popular talks was the "Review of Is it Bacterial or Not? When to use Procalcitonin".

It was standing room only. The speakers were kind enough to talk with us today to summarize their talk for anyone who missed it.  Our special guests are Drs. Rusty McCulloh and Marie Wang. There is no CME associated with this episode. 

Jul 26, 2019

Hello from Seattle! We are at the PHM National Conference and we are recording a daily episode that gives you a snapshot of what happened today. We are going to be getting a group of hospitalists together and go around the room and let everyone tell us their favorite takeaway educational points. Today is the fellows episode. Everyone on today's episode is in a Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellow. Our special guests are Drs. Elise Lu, Grace Slater, Brandon Palmer, Jan June & Renee Jordan. There is no CME credit associated with this episode. 

Jul 26, 2019

Hello from Seattle! We are at the PHM National Conference and we are recording a daily episode that gives you a snapshot of what happened today. We are going to be getting a group of hospitalists together and go around the room and let everyone tell us their favorite takeaway educational points. Today is the Pittsburgh episode. Everyone on today's episode is a hospitalist at the Paul C. Gaffney Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at the UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Our special guests are Drs. Sara McIntire, Andrew McCormick, Benjamin Miller & Sylvia Choi. There is no CME credit associated with this episode. 

Jul 24, 2019

Course: Leadership in Pediatrics Series-Conversation with Dr. Ellen Wald

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Assistant Professor in Dept of Pediatrics - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Course Director: Ellen Wald M.D. Professor in the Dept of Pediatrics  - University of Wisconsin School of Medicine

Disclosures: None

This Podcast series was created for Pediatric Hospitalists or those healthcare professionals who take care of hospitalized children. 

This episode is a Leadership in Pediatrics Series-Conversation with Dr. Ellen Wald. As always there is free CME credit of up to 0.75 AMA category 1 for listening to this podcast and going to the Univ of Pitt site. See the link below. 

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Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Review Leadership literature with a focus on Pediatrics. 
  2. Review the effect of confidence on Leadership.
  3. Review steps to take to be an effective leader.  
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Released:  7/27/2019, Reviewed 7/27/2019, Expire: 7/27/2020

If you are new to the Internet-based Studies in Education and Research (ISER) website (which is how you will get your CME credit), you will first need to create an account:

Step 1. Create an Account

https://www.hsconnect.pitt.edu/HSC/home/create-account.do

If you have used the ISER website in the past, you can click on the link below and then log onto in order to complete the evaluation for this training:

Step 2. To access the test for CME credit:

https://cme.hs.pitt.edu/ISER/app/learner/loadModule?moduleId=20796 

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of  (1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Jul 24, 2019

Welcome back to the PHM National Conference Series from PHM from Pittsburgh. In this episode we have a conversation with Dr. Basil Zitelli, editor of the Atlas of Pediatric Physical Diagnosis and a hospitalist for 40 years. We talk about his career, his work with the first ever pediatric liver transplant group, his speaking, his time as division director for the Paul C. Gaffney division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.  He will the plenary speaker for the conference on Sunday July 28, 2019. There will be no CME credit given for this episode. 

Jul 24, 2019

Course: Leadership in Pediatrics Series-Conversation with Dr. Tom Nichols

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Assistant Professor in Dept of Pediatrics

Course Director: Tom Nichols M.D. - Vice President Medical Affairs, Ascension St. Elizabeth Hospital

 

Disclosures: None

This Podcast series was created for Pediatric Hospitalists or those healthcare professionals who take care of hospitalized children. 

This episode is a Leadership in Pediatrics Series-Conversation with Dr. Tom Nichols. As always there is free CME credit of up to 0.75 AMA category 1 for listening to this podcast and going to the Univ of Pitt site. See the link below. 

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Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Review Leadership literature with a focus on Pediatrics in a Community hospital. 
  2. Review the effect of confidence on Leadership.
  3. Review steps to take to be an effective leader.  
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Released:  7/27/2019, Reviewed 7/27/2019, Expire: 7/27/2020

If you are new to the Internet-based Studies in Education and Research (ISER) website (which is how you will get your CME credit), you will first need to create an account:

Step 1. Create an Account

https://www.hsconnect.pitt.edu/HSC/home/create-account.do

If you have used the ISER website in the past, you can click on the link below and then log onto in order to complete the evaluation for this training:

Step 2. To access the test for CME credit:

https://cme.hs.pitt.edu/ISER/app/learner/loadModule?moduleId=20793

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of  (0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Jul 24, 2019

Course: Leadership in Pediatrics Series-Conversation with Dr. Nancy Spector

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Assistant Professor in Dept of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Course Director: Nancy Spector M.D. - Professor of Pediatrics, Drexel University College of Medicine

Disclosures: None

This Podcast series was created for Pediatric Hospitalists or those healthcare professionals who take care of hospitalized children. 

This episode is a Leadership in Pediatrics Series-Conversation with Dr. Nancy Spector. As always there is free CME credit of up to 1 AMA category 1 for listening to this podcast and going to the Univ of Pitt site. See the link below. 

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Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Review Leadership literature and how courses such as ELAM can improve leadership.
  2. Discuss diversity at the upper levels of academic medicine leadership. 
  3. Review steps to take to be an effective leader.  
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Released:  7/27/2019, Reviewed 7/27/2019, Expire: 7/27/2020

If you are new to the Internet-based Studies in Education and Research (ISER) website (which is how you will get your CME credit), you will first need to create an account:

Step 1. Create an Account

https://www.hsconnect.pitt.edu/HSC/home/create-account.do

If you have used the ISER website in the past, you can click on the link below and then log onto in order to complete the evaluation for this training:

Step 2. To access the test for CME credit:

https://cme.hs.pitt.edu/ISER/app/learner/loadModule?moduleId=20797 

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of  (1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Jul 24, 2019

Course: Leadership in Pediatrics Series-Conversation with Dr. Terence Dermody

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Assistant Professor in Dept of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Course Director: Terence Dermody M.D. - Professor in Dept of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Disclosures: None

This Podcast series was created for Pediatric Hospitalists or those healthcare professionals who take care of hospitalized children. 

This episode is a Leadership in Pediatrics Series-Conversation with Dr. Terence Dermody. As always there is free CME credit of up to 1 AMA category 1 for listening to this podcast and going to the Univ of Pitt site. See the link below. 

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Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Review Leadership literature. 
  2. Review the servant leader model.
  3. Review steps to take to be an effective leader.  
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Released:  7/27/2019, Reviewed 7/27/2019, Expire: 7/27/2020

If you are new to the Internet-based Studies in Education and Research (ISER) website (which is how you will get your CME credit), you will first need to create an account:

Step 1. Create an Account

https://www.hsconnect.pitt.edu/HSC/home/create-account.do

If you have used the ISER website in the past, you can click on the link below and then log onto in order to complete the evaluation for this training:

Step 2. To access the test for CME credit:

https://cme.hs.pitt.edu/ISER/app/learner/loadModule?moduleId=20798 

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of  (1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Jul 22, 2019

Course: Update on Measles Outbreak - Part 2

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Assistant Professor in Dept of Pediatrics

Course Director: John Williams M.D., - Professor in the Dept of Pediatrics  

Disclosures: None

This Podcast series was created for Pediatric Hospitalists or those healthcare professionals who take care of hospitalized children. 

This episode is an Update on Measles Outbreak. As always there is free CME credit of up to 0.25 AMA category 1 for listening to this podcast and going to the Univ of Pitt site. See the link below. 

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Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Review workup for Measles if suspected in current outbreak.
  2. Review the measles outbreak, where it is occurring and discuss the number of cases.
  3. Review treatment for measles in case of an outbreak.
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Released:  7/8/2019, Reviewed 7/8/2019, Expire: 7/8/2020

If you are new to the Internet-based Studies in Education and Research (ISER) website (which is how you will get your CME credit), you will first need to create an account:

Step 1. Create an Account

https://www.hsconnect.pitt.edu/HSC/home/create-account.do

If you have used the ISER website in the past, you can click on the link below and then log onto in order to complete the evaluation for this training:

Step 2. To access the test for CME credit:

https://cme.hs.pitt.edu/ISER/app/learner/loadModule?moduleId=20795 

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of  (0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Jul 22, 2019

Going to Seattle for the Pediatric Hospital Medicine National Conference? You're probably going to want to know where to eat, drink and explore. Our hospitalist colleagues at Seattle Childrens, Drs. Elena Griego, Lynda Ken and Arti Desai,  join us on this episode to discuss all of that plus parks, sea plane trips, bike trails and much much more. This episode will help you plan your trip to Seattle outside of the conference. No CME credit is offered for this episode. 

Jul 22, 2019

This is the introductory podcast to our new limited series for the Pediatrics Hospital Medicine conference in Seattle this year. This podcast introduces you to this new content from our podcast and what you can expect from this limited series. 

My special guests to discuss the changes with you and updates in the Pediatric Hospital Medicine National Conference are Drs. Geeta Singhal and Eric Biondi who are on the planning committee for the conference. Dr. Singhal is a Professor in the Dept of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Biondi is an Associate Professor in the Dept of Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.  There is no CME given for this episode. 

Jul 22, 2019

Course: Leadership in Pediatrics Series-Conversation with Dr. Jeff Sperring

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Assistant Professor in Dept of Pediatrics - Univ of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Course Director: Jeff Sperring M.D. - Professor in the Dept of Pediatrics at Seattle Children's Hospital and Chief Executive Office of Seattle Children's Hospital

Disclosures: None

This Podcast series was created for Pediatric Hospitalists or those healthcare professionals who take care of hospitalized children. 

This episode is a Leadership in Pediatrics Series-Conversation with Dr. Jeff Sperring. As always there is free CME credit of up to 0.75 AMA category 1 for listening to this podcast and going to the Univ of Pitt site. See the link below. 

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Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Review Leadership literature with a focus on Pediatrics. 
  2. Review the Self-Leadership within Leadership.
  3. Review steps to take to be an effective leader.  
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Released:  7/27/2019, Reviewed 7/27/2019, Expire: 7/27/2020

If you are new to the Internet-based Studies in Education and Research (ISER) website (which is how you will get your CME credit), you will first need to create an account:

Step 1. Create an Account

https://www.hsconnect.pitt.edu/HSC/home/create-account.do

If you have used the ISER website in the past, you can click on the link below and then log onto in order to complete the evaluation for this training:

Step 2. To access the test for CME credit:

https://cme.hs.pitt.edu/ISER/app/learner/loadModule?moduleId=20533

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of  (0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

May 29, 2019

Course: Machine Learning in Research - Are the Robots Taking Over? New and Emerging Research Techniques

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Assistant Professor in Dept of Pediatrics

Course Director: Matt Hall Ph.D - Principal Bio-statistician at Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) and the Director of the Children's Hospitals Institute for Pediatric Research (CHIPR)TM

Disclosures: None

This Podcast series was created for Pediatric Hospitalists or those healthcare professionals who take care of hospitalized children. 

This episode is Machine Learning in Research - Are the Robots Taking Over?. As always there is free CME credit of up to 0.5 AMA category 1 for listening to this podcast and going to the Univ of Pitt site. See the link below. 

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Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. To Learn about machine learning.
  2. To understand how machine learning is being used in research in Pediatrics.
  3. To understand the limits of the current machine learning and how someone can start doing the research.
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Released:  6/1/2019, Reviewed 6/1/2019, Expire: 6/1/2020

If you are new to the Internet-based Studies in Education and Research (ISER) website (which is how you will get your CME credit), you will first need to create an account:

Step 1. Create an Account

https://www.hsconnect.pitt.edu/HSC/home/create-account.do

If you have used the ISER website in the past, you can click on the link below and then log onto in order to complete the evaluation for this training:

Step 2. To access the test for CME credit:

 https://cme.hs.pitt.edu/ISER/app/learner/loadModule?moduleId=20693

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of  (0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

May 15, 2019

Course: Breastfeeding Part 1

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Assistant Professor in Dept of Pediatrics

Course Director: Jennifer Zarit M.D. - Assistant Professor in the Dept of Pediatrics  

Disclosures: None

This Podcast series was created for Pediatric Hospitalists or those healthcare professionals who take care of hospitalized children. 

This episode is Breastfeeding Part 1. As always there is free CME credit of up to 1 AMA category 1 for listening to this podcast and going to the Univ of Pitt site. See the link below. 

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Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Review normal clinical presentation of measles in a child. 
  2. Review the measles outbreak, where it is occurring and discuss the number of cases.
  3. Review treatment for measles in case of an outbreak. 
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Released:  5/14/2019, Reviewed 5/14/2019, Expire: 5/14/2020

If you are new to the Internet-based Studies in Education and Research (ISER) website (which is how you will get your CME credit), you will first need to create an account:

Step 1. Create an Account

https://www.hsconnect.pitt.edu/HSC/home/create-account.do

If you have used the ISER website in the past, you can click on the link below and then log onto in order to complete the evaluation for this training:

Step 2. To access the test for CME credit:

https://cme.hs.pitt.edu/ISER/app/learner/loadModule?moduleId=20674

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of  (1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mar 25, 2019

Course: Update on Measles Outbreak - Part 1 with Flu updates

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Assistant Professor in Dept of Pediatrics

Course Director: Andrew Nowalk M.D., - Associate Professor in the Dept of Pediatrics  

Disclosures: None

This Podcast series was created for Pediatric Hospitalists or those healthcare professionals who take care of hospitalized children. 

This episode is an Update on Measles Outbreak. As always there is free CME credit of up to 0.75 AMA category 1 for listening to this podcast and going to the Univ of Pitt site. See the link below. 

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Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Review workup for Measles if suspected in current outbreak.
  2. Review the measles outbreak, where it is occurring and discuss the number of cases.
  3. Review treatment for measles in case of an outbreak.
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Released:  3/1/2019, Reviewed 3/1/2019, Expire: 3/1/2020

If you are new to the Internet-based Studies in Education and Research (ISER) website (which is how you will get your CME credit), you will first need to create an account:

Step 1. Create an Account

https://www.hsconnect.pitt.edu/HSC/home/create-account.do

If you have used the ISER website in the past, you can click on the link below and then log onto in order to complete the evaluation for this training:

Step 2. To access the test for CME credit:

https://cme.hs.pitt.edu/ISER/app/learner/loadModule?moduleId=20795 

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of  (0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mar 14, 2019

Course: Review of Inflammatory Arthritis with HLH and MAS

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Assistant Professor in Dept of Pediatrics

Course Director: Elaine Cassidy. - Assistant Professor in the Dept of Pediatrics  

Disclosures: None

This Podcast series was created for Pediatric Hospitalists or those healthcare professionals who take care of hospitalized children. 

This episode is a Review of Inflammatory Arthritis with HLH and MAS. As always there is free CME credit of up to 1.25 AMA category 1 for listening to this podcast and going to the Univ of Pitt site. See the link below. 

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Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Define three of the inflammatory arthritis – Rheumatic Fever, Reactive Arthritis and Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.
  2. Discuss the diagnostic criteria and treatment for each of the above arthritis.
  3. Discuss the differences between Macrophage Activation Syndrome and Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis
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Released:  3/15/2019, Reviewed 3/15/2019, Expire: 3/15/2020

If you are new to the Internet-based Studies in Education and Research (ISER) website (which is how you will get your CME credit), you will first need to create an account:

Step 1. Create an Account

https://www.hsconnect.pitt.edu/HSC/home/create-account.do

If you have used the ISER website in the past, you can click on the link below and then log onto in order to complete the evaluation for this training:

Step 2. To access the test for CME credit:

https://cme.hs.pitt.edu/ISER/app/learner/loadModule?moduleId=20456

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of  (1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Jan 18, 2019

Course: Review of Venous Thromboembolism Treatment Guidelines 

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Assistant Professor in Dept of Pediatrics

Course Director: Frederico Xavier, MD, MS. - Assistant Professor in the Dept of Pediatrics  

Disclosures: None

This Podcast series was created for Pediatric Hospitalists or those healthcare professionals who take care of hospitalized children. 

This episode is a Review of the Venous Thromboembolism Treatment Guidelines for the Pediatric Hospitalist. As always there is free CME credit of up to 1 AMA category 1 for listening to this podcast and going to the Univ of Pitt site. See the link below. 

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Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Review the pathophysiology of Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)
  2. Review the new American Society of Hematology Treatment Guidelines for VTE.
  3. Discuss central line thrombosis in depth
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Released:  1/18/2019, Reviewed 1/18/2019, Expire: 1/18/2020

If you are new to the Internet-based Studies in Education and Research (ISER) website (which is how you will get your CME credit), you will first need to create an account:

Step 1. Create an Account

https://www.hsconnect.pitt.edu/HSC/home/create-account.do

If you have used the ISER website in the past, you can click on the link below and then log onto in order to complete the evaluation for this training:

Step 2. To access the test for CME credit:

https://cme.hs.pitt.edu/ISER/app/learner/loadModule?moduleId=20120

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of  (1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nov 21, 2018

Course: Vascular Anomalies for the Pediatric Hospitalist

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Assistant Professor in Dept of Pediatrics

Course Director: Andrew McCormick M.D. - Associate Professor in the Dept of Pediatrics  

Disclosures: None

This Podcast series was created for Pediatric Hospitalists or those healthcare professionals who take care of hospitalized children. 

This episode is on Vascular Anomalies for the Pediatric Hospitalist. As always there is free CME credit of up to 1.25 AMA category 1 for listening to this podcast and going to the Univ of Pitt site. See the link below. 

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Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss what vascular anomalies encompass.
  2. Discuss common inpatient presentations and management with patients who have infantile hemangiomas. 
  3. Discuss treatment of infantile hemangioma and the common side effects of the treatment. 
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Released:  11/21/2018, Reviewed 11/21/2018, Expire: 11/21/2019

If you are new to the Internet-based Studies in Education and Research (ISER) website (which is how you will get your CME credit), you will first need to create an account:

Step 1. Create an Account

https://www.hsconnect.pitt.edu/HSC/home/create-account.do

If you have used the ISER website in the past, you can click on the link below and then log onto in order to complete the evaluation for this training:

Step 2. To access the test for CME credit:

https://cme.hs.pitt.edu/ISER/app/learner/loadModule?moduleId=19993

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of  (1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nov 5, 2018

Course: Lyme Disease Review and Update

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Assistant Professor in Dept of Pediatrics

Course Director: Andrew Nowalk M.D. - Associate Professor in the Dept of Pediatrics  

Disclosures: None

This Podcast series was created for Pediatric Hospitalists or those healthcare professionals who take care of hospitalized children. 

This episode is on Lyme Disease Review and Update. As always there is free CME credit of up to 0.75 AMA category 1 for listening to this podcast and going to the Univ of Pitt site. See the link below. 

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Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Review change in Epidemiology of Lyme Disease.
  2. Review diagnosis and testing for Lyme Disease.
  3. Review treatment changes in Lyme and Lyme Meningitis and Arthritis.
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Released:  11/6/2018, Reviewed 11/6/2018, Expire: 11/6/2019

If you are new to the Internet-based Studies in Education and Research (ISER) website (which is how you will get your CME credit), you will first need to create an account:

Step 1. Create an Account

https://www.hsconnect.pitt.edu/HSC/home/create-account.do

If you have used the ISER website in the past, you can click on the link below and then log onto in order to complete the evaluation for this training:

Step 2. To access the test for CME credit:

https://cme.hs.pitt.edu/ISER/servlet/IteachControllerServlet?actiontotake=loadmodule&moduleid=19934 

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of  (0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Oct 30, 2018

Course: Enterovirus D68 and Acute Flaccid Myelitis

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Assistant Professor in Dept of Pediatrics

Course Director: John Williams M.D. - Professor in the Dept of Pediatrics  

Disclosures: None

This Podcast series was created for Pediatric Hospitalists or those healthcare professionals who take care of hospitalized children. 

This episode is on Enterovirus D68 and Acute Flaccid Myelitis. As always there is free CME credit of up to 0.5 AMA category 1 for listening to this podcast and going to the Univ of Pitt site. See the link below. 

  

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Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the Enterovirus D68 outbreaks since 2014.
  2. Discuss the difference in Enterovirus D68 and how it is affecting children with asthma.
  3. Discuss Acute Flaccid Myelitis, it’s clinical symptoms and how to make diagnosis.
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Released:  10/30/2018,   Reviewed 10/30/2018, Expire: 10/30/2019

 

If you are new to the Internet-based Studies in Education and Research (ISER) website (which is how you will get your CME credit), you will first need to create an account:

 

Step 1. Create an Account

https://www.hsconnect.pitt.edu/HSC/home/create-account.do

 

If you have used the ISER website in the past, you can click on the link below and then log onto in order to complete the evaluation for this training:

 

Step 2. To access the test for CME credit:

https://cme.hs.pitt.edu/ISER/servlet/IteachControllerServlet?actiontotake=loadmodule&moduleid=19915

 

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of  (0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Aug 9, 2018

Course: Newborn Care and Delivery Room Management Part 2 – Cardiology 

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Assistant Professor in Dept of Pediatrics

Course Director: Arcangela Balest M.D. - Assistant Professor in Dept of Pediatrics 

Course Director: Guarav Arora M.D. - Associate Professor in Dept of Pediatrics

 

Disclosures: None

 

This Podcast series was created for Pediatric Hospitalists or those healthcare professionals who take care of hospitalized children. 

 

This episode is on Newborn Care and Delivery Room Management Part 2 – Cardiology . As always there is free CME credit of up to 1 AMA category 1 for listening to this podcast and going to the Univ of Pitt site. See the link below. 

  

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Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Review literature on infants in newborn nursery with only murmur.
  2. Review Pulse ox screening in newborn nursery.
  3. Review management of cyanotic newborn born and differentiating congenital heart disease vs primary pulmonary vs persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn as the cause.
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Released:  8/10/2018,   Reviewed 8/10/2018, Expire: 8/10/2019

 

If you are new to the Internet-based Studies in Education and Research (ISER) website (which is how you will get your CME credit), you will first need to create an account:

 

Step 1. Create an Account

https://www.hsconnect.pitt.edu/HSC/home/create-account.do

 

If you have used the ISER website in the past, you can click on the link below and then log onto in order to complete the evaluation for this training:

 

Step 2. To access the test for CME credit:

https://cme.hs.pitt.edu/ISER/servlet/IteachControllerServlet?actiontotake=loadmodule&moduleid=19613

 

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of  (1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mar 29, 2018

Course: Neonatal Drug Withdrawl

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Assistant Professor in Dept of Pediatrics

Course Director: Arcangela Balest M.D. - Assistant Professor in Dept of Pediatrics 

 

Disclosures: None

 

This Podcast series was created for Pediatric Hospitalists or those healthcare professionals who take care of hospitalized children. 

 

This episode is on Neonatal Drug Withdrawl . As always there is free CME credit of up to 1 AMA category 1 for listening to this podcast and going to the Univ of Pitt site. See the link below. 

  

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Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:



  1. Recognize how the opioid crisis is increasing Neonatal drug withdrawal.
  2. Recognize toxicity and withdraw states of neonates from prescription and drugs of abuse in the mother.
  3. Review options for treatment for neonatal drug withdrawal.

Released:  3/28/2018,   Reviewed 3/28/2018, Expire: 3/28/2019

 

If you are new to the Internet-based Studies in Education and Research (ISER) website (which is how you will get your CME credit), you will first need to create an account:

 

Step 1. Create an Account

https://www.hsconnect.pitt.edu/HSC/home/create-account.do

 

If you have used the ISER website in the past, you can click on the link below and then log onto in order to complete the evaluation for this training:

 

Step 2. To access the test for CME credit:

https://cme.hs.pitt.edu/ISER/servlet/IteachControllerServlet?actiontotake=loadmodule&moduleid=19055

 

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of  (1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mar 3, 2018

Course: Newborn and Delivery Room Care Part 1 - from the PHM Core Competencies

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Assistant Professor in Dept of Pediatrics

Course Director: Arcangela Balest M.D. - Assistant Professor in Dept of Pediatrics 

 

Disclosures: None

 

This Podcast series was created for Pediatric Hospitalists or those healthcare professionals who take care of hospitalized children. 

 

This episode is on Newborn and Delivery Room Care Part 1 - from the PHM Core Competencies . As always there is free CME credit of up to 1.5 AMA category 1 for listening to this podcast and going to the Univ of Pitt site. See the link below. 

  

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Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:



  1. Review the personnel and describe the role for everyone needed in the delivery room describe the skills necessary to be an effective leader.
  2. Review Group B Streptococci screen in mother and early infection concerns and management in a newborn.
  3. Review neonatal hypoglycemia and management.

Released:  3/2/2018,   Reviewed 3/2/2018, Expire: 3/2/2019

 

If you are new to the Internet-based Studies in Education and Research (ISER) website (which is how you will get your CME credit), you will first need to create an account:

 

Step 1. Create an Account

https://www.hsconnect.pitt.edu/HSC/home/create-account.do

 

If you have used the ISER website in the past, you can click on the link below and then log onto in order to complete the evaluation for this training:

 

Step 2. To access the test for CME credit:

https://cme.hs.pitt.edu/ISER/servlet/IteachControllerServlet?actiontotake=loadmodule&moduleid=18973

 

 

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of  (1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Feb 19, 2018

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