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Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh's Pediatric Hospital Medicine Podcast

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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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

We are conducting a survey to help asses how we're doing. Your feedback is needed and would be greatly appreciated. We want to make sure we're giving you the best possible podcast we can. Please fill out this 3-5 minute survey and help us improve the podcast. There is a drawing for 5 $10 Amazon gift cards for filling out the survey. To enter for the drawing you must put your email address in the last question of the survey when prompted. 

The link for the survey is:

https://pitt.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9ZHHKWNzWk3A7kx

 

Thank you all very much for your help and your time. 

Dec 22, 2017

Course: Flu vaccine update and Oseltamivir discussion

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

Course Director: John Williams M.D. - 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 Flu vaccine update and Oseltamivir discussion. 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. Discuss this year’s flu vaccine and how effective it is.
  2. Discuss Oseltamivir and review the literature on its effectiveness against the flu virus
  3. Review the CDC recommendations regarding Oseltamivir usage in pediatrics.

Released:  12/23/2017,   Reviewed 12/23/2017, Expire: 12/23/2018

 

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=18393

 

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.

Dec 9, 2017

Course: Child Abuse - Review from the PHM Core Competencies

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

Course Director: Rachel Berger M.D. - 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 Child Abuse - Review from the PHM Core Competancies. 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. To understand the definition of Child Abuse & how federal and state law affects it.
  2. To review the appropriate workup for a child suspected of child abuse
  3. To review child protective services and how they work, their limitations and how our interaction with them affects how they can protect a child.
  4. To review the core competencies on child abuse for pediatric hospital medicine.

Released:  12/10/2017,   Reviewed 12/10/2017, Expire: 12/10/2018

 

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=18313

 

 

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.

Oct 12, 2017

This Podcast series was created for Pediatric Hospitalists or those healthcare professionals who take care of hospitalized children.  This particular episode was created to discuss the recovery efforts of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria with special emphasis on the University Children's hospital in Puerto Rico. 

 

Host: Tony Tarchichi M.D.

Guests:

Dr. Jahzel M. González-Pagán is Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician attending at the University Pediatric Hospital and Assistant Professor of the School of Medicine at the University of Puerto Rico

Dr. Graciela Bauzá is an Assistant Professor of Surgery and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Lilinete Polsunas is a Combined Pediatrics and Anesthesiology first year resident at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Dr. Josie Danelli Fuentes Gutierrez, third  year pediatric resident (and chief resident) at University Pediatric Hospital in Puerto Rico. 

 

Non-Profit Organizations that have been getting supplies to the needed location in Puerto Rico are:

https://www.globallinks.org/

http://www.brothersbrother.org/

University pediatric hospital foundation in Puerto Rico:  

 http://www.fundacionhospitalpediatrico.org/

 

Oct 3, 2017

This Podcast series was created for Pediatric Hospitalists or those healthcare professionals who take care of hospitalized children.  This particular episode discusses the experience of Texas Children's Hospital and a shelter in Houston during Hurricane Harvey. This episode is NOT affiliated with any CME credit.

Podcast Host:

Tony Tarchichi M.D. - Assistant Professor , Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh

tony.tarchichi@chp.edu

Guests:

Saranya Srinivasan, M.D.

Director of Emergency Medical Services, Section of Emergency Medicine

Texas Children's Hospital

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Baylor College of Medicine

 

Assistant Medical Director

Houston Fire Department

E-mail: sxsriniv@texaschildrens.org<mailto:sxsriniv@texaschildrens.org>

 

Brent D. Kaziny, MD, MA
Director, Disaster Preparedness Domain
National EMS for Children Innovation and Improvement Center
https://emscimprovement.center

Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Emergency Medicine 
Baylor College of Medicine

Attending Physician, Emergency Center
Texas Children's Hospital
6621 Fannin Street, Suite A2210
Houston, Texas 77030

Office: 832.824.5988
Fax: 832.825.5424

Sep 26, 2017

Course: Pediatric Community Acquired Pneumonia

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

Course Director: Samir Shah M.D. - Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Director of Division of Hospital Medicine and an Attending Physician in Hospital Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. 

 

 

Disclosures: None

 

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

 

This episode is on Pediatric Community Acquired Pneumonia. 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:



  • Review the pediatric community acquired pneumonia guidelines.
  • Review when blood cultures are appropriate in managing inpatient pneumonia.
  • Review the micro-biological causes of community acquired pneumonia for the pediatric inpatient.

Released:  09/27/2017,  Reviewed 09/27/2017, Expire: 09/27/2018

 

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:

Pediatric Hospital Medicine - Pediatric Community Acquired Pneumonia

https://cme.hs.pitt.edu/ISER/servlet/IteachControllerServlet?actiontotake=loadmodule&moduleid=17853

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.

 


Read more at http://pedhospmed.libsyn.com/#s85rxlC3ohA8FKwX.99

Jul 1, 2017

Course: Choosing Wisely in Pediatrics- Safely Doing Less

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

Course Director: Ricardo Quinonez M.D. - Associate Professor in Dept of Pediatrics, Baylor 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 on Choosing Wisely in Pediatrics- Safely Doing Less. 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:



  • Identify and be able to explain errors of omission & errors of commission.
  • Define and identify Overuse. 
  • Explain the term Over-Diagnosis and how it affects health care expenditures and patient care. 

Released:  07/01/2017,   Reviewed 07/01/201, Expire: 07/01/2018

 

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=17453

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.


Read more at http://pedhospmed.libsyn.com/#uyIftLmBscC9LQBM.99

May 3, 2017

Course: Pediatric Hospice & Palliative Care Review from the PHM Core Competencies

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

Course Director: Scott Maurer 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 Pediatric Hospice & Palliative Care from the PHM Core Competancies. 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:



  • Discuss the differences between Palliative & Hospice Care. 
  • Discuss the differences between interdisciplinary care and multidisciplinary care. 
  • Discuss local, regional & national resources for pediatric palliative & hospice care that are accessible to patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers. 

Released:  05/4/2017,   Reviewed 05/4/2017, Expire: 05/4/2018

 

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=17233

 

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.

Feb 27, 2017

Course: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) and UTI with Bacteremia in Children

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

Course Director: Nader Shaikh M.D., M.P.H - 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 reviews Urinary Tract Infection & discusses the literature on UTI with bacteremia.   As always there is free CME credit of up to 1.0 AMA category 1 for listening to this podcast and going to the Univ of Pitt site. See the link below. _______________________________________________________________

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

  1. Review the most common cause of serious bacterial infection in infants.
  2. Review the AAP Urinary Tract Infections.
  3. Discuss UTI with bacteremia and discuss prevalence and what the evidence currently shows about treatment.

Released: 01/13/2017, Reviewed 02/27/2017, Expire: 02/27/2018

 

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. Access the CME activity:  Course #6614

 

Pediatric Hospital Medicine: UTI and UTI with Bacteremia Podcast

https://cme.hs.pitt.edu/ISER/servlet/IteachControllerServlet?actiontotake=loadmodule&moduleid=16793

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 (X.x) AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Jan 17, 2017

Course: Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis.

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

Course Director: Michael Green, M.D., M.P.H - 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 Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis with a focus on treatment - prolonged IV vs early transition to oral therapy. As always there is free CME credit of up to 1.0 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:

•   Internet-based Studies in Education and Research
  • Review the epidemiology, clinical findings and diagnostic testing for Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis.
  • Complete a literature review on IV versus early transition to oral therapy for Acute Hematogenous Osteomyelitis
  • Determine when an infectious disease consult is important.

Released:  01/13/2017,   Reviewed 01/13/2017, Expire: 01/05/2018

 

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=16552

 

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  (X.x AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Oct 19, 2016

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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If you are new to the Internet-based Studies in Education and Research (ISER) website at UPMC, 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. Access the activity:
Course -6352
History of Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine
https://cme.hs.pitt.edu/ISER/servlet/IteachControllerServlet?actiontotake=loadmodule&moduleid=16112

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Title of Course: History of Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Course Director(s):

Tony R Tarchichi M.D. – Assistant Professor at the Paul C. Gaffney Diagnostic Group, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Basil Zitelli M.D. Edmund R. McCluskey Professor of Pediatric Medical Education. University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Chief, The Paul C. Gaffney Diagnostic Referral Service. Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Sara McIntire M.D. Professor at the Paul C. Gaffney Diagnostic Group, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC


Disclosure of Course Director(s): No disclosures

Target Audience: This activity is directed to physicians who take care of hospitalized children, medical students, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants working in the emergency room, intensive care unit, or hospital wards

 

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

•  Review the history of hospitalist medicine.
•Discuss the current state of Pediatric Hospitalist medicine.
•Discuss financial support of Pediatric Hospitalist Programs.

Released:  10/17/2016,   Reviewed 10/17/2016 , Expire: 10/17/2016

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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  (1.0)  AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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