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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 20, 2020

Course: A Review of Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUE)

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Associate Professor in Dept of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh

Course Director: Joel Tieder M.D. - Associate Professor in Dept of Pediatrics at the University of Washington

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 Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUE).  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. Reviewing the reason for replacing the Apparent Life Threatening Event (ALTE) guidelines with Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUE).

  2. Review the Lower Risk Brief Resolved Unexplained Events guidelines.

  3. Review the Framework for Evaluation of the higher risk infant after an BRUE. 

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Released:  7/14/2020, Reviewed 7/14/2020, Expire: 7/14/2021

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=21913&dev=true

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.

Jul 14, 2020

Course: Racism in Medicine Part Two - How is race a social determinant of health?

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Associate Professor in Dept of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh

Course Director: Sylvia Owusu-Onsah M.D. - Assistant Professor in the Dept of Pediatrics, Univ of Pittsburgh

Course Director: Tomar Pierson Brown Esq. - Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusive Excellence, University of Pittsburgh

Disclosures: None

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

This episode is Racism in Medicine Part Two - How is Race a Social Determinant of Health? 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. Review how race is a social determinant of health.

  2. Review how race is purely a social construct.

  3. Review the inequity of under-represented minorities in medicine.

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Released:  7/14/2020, Reviewed 7/14/2020, Expire: 7/14/2021

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=21893&dev=true

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.

Jun 18, 2020

Please check out the following Podcast for more information on this topic - The Praxis

Course: Racism in Medicine Part One - Critical Race Theory

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Associate Professor in Dept of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh

Course Director: Edwin Lindo J.D. - Assistant Professor for the department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington. Associate director for the Center of Leadership and Innovation in Medical Education (CLIME) at the Univ of Washington. 

Course Director: Shaquita Bell M.D. - Clinical Associate Professor for the Dept of Pediatrics at the University of Washington. Medical Director, The Center for Diversity and Health Equity at the Univ of Washington. 

Disclosures: None

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

This episode is Racism in Medicine Part One - Critical Race Theory. 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 concept of Critical Race Theory.

  2.  

    Review how racism affects medicine.

  3.  

    Review difference between prejudice and racism.

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Released:  6/18/2020, Reviewed 6/17/2020, Expire: 6/18/2021

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=21874&dev=true

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.

Apr 28, 2020

THIS EPISODE WAS MADE IN COLLABORATION WITH THE PEDIATRIC OVERFLOW PLANNING CONTINGENCY RESPONSE (POPCoRN) NETWORK

https://www.popcornetwork.org/

 

Course: Crash Course in Adult Inpatient Medicine - Congestive Heart Failure 

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Associate Professor in Dept of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh

Course Director: Nathan McConkey D.O. - Fellow in Cardiology/Electrophysiology at Penn State Milton S. Hershey 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 Crash Course in Adult Inpatient Medicine - Congestive Heart Failure. 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 pathophysiology of adult Congestive Heart Failure.
  2. Review Clinical presentation of adult congestive heart failure.
  3. Review differential diagnosis and inpatient treatment of exacerbations of adult congestive heart failure.
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Released:  4/27/2020, Reviewed 4/27/2020, Expire: 4/27/2021

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=21673&dev=true

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.

Apr 13, 2020

THIS EPISODE WAS MADE IN COLLABORATION WITH THE PEDIATRIC OVERFLOW PLANNING CONTINGENCY RESPONSE (POPCoRN) NETWORK

https://www.popcornetwork.org/

 

Course: Crash Course in Adult Inpatient Medicine - Pulmonary

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Associate Professor in Dept of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh

Course Director: John Kennedy M.D. - Associate Professor in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital. 

Course Director: Ahmet Z. Uluer D.O. - Associate Professor in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine at Brigham and Women'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 Crash Course in Adult Inpatient Medicine - Pulmonary. 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 Differences between Asthma in adults and Pediatrics.
  2. Review invasive and non-invasive airway procedures for adults with respiratory distress due to COVID-19.
  3. Review COPD in adults and acute exacerbation treatments.
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Released:  4/13/2020, Reviewed 4/13/2020, Expire: 4/13/2021

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:

 

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.

Apr 10, 2020

THIS EPISODE WAS MADE IN COLLABORATION WITH THE PEDIATRIC OVERFLOW PLANNING CONTINGENCY RESPONSE (POPCoRN) NETWORK

https://www.popcornetwork.org/

 

Course: Crash Course in Adult Inpatient Medicine - Questions Answered

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Associate Professor in Dept of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh

Course Director: Vignesh Doraiswamy M.D. - Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics, The Ohio State 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 Crash Course in Adult Inpatient Medicine - Questions Answered. 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 epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment of Delirium in an adult inpatient.
  2. Review antihypertensives for an adult, their major side effects and when to consider holding them.
  3. Evaluating an adult with chest pain.
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Released:  4/10/2020, Reviewed 4/10/2020, Expire: 4/10/2021

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=21595&dev=true

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 26, 2020

Course: COVID 19 - A Further Review of the Literature

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Associate Professor in Dept of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh

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

Course Director: Megan Culler Freeman M.D., Ph.D - Fellow in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Disclosures: None

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

This episode is COVID 19 - A Further Review of the Literature. 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 literature on the Hydroxychloroquine’s use in COVID-19 infection.
  2. Review the literature on Angiotensin Enzyme Inhibitors and NSAIDS usage in novel Coronavirus 2019 infection.
  3. Review the epidemiological data on COVID-19 in Pediatrics and in the USA up to this point.
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Released:  3/26/2020, Reviewed 3/26/2020, Expire: 3/26/2021

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=21553&dev=true

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 7, 2020

Course: COVID 19 - What's the Deal?

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Associate Professor in Dept of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh

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

Course Director: Megan Culler Freeman M.D., Ph.D - Fellow in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Disclosures: None

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

This episode is COVID 19 - What's the Deal?. 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 literature on COVID-19 up to this point.
  2. Review Coronaviruses and they virology, specifically the aspects that make them more likely to mutate and cause epidemics.
  3. Review presentation of patients and treatments that have been done up to this point for COVID-19.
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Released:  3/7/2020, Reviewed 3/7/2020, Expire: 3/7/2021

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=21473&dev=true

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.

Feb 27, 2020

This is a special episode on a pediatrician who ran for State Legislature, what prompted her to run and what happened during her very memorable and sometimes scary run. We were unable to give CME credit for this episode, we apologize for the inconvenience. Have a great day!

Jan 17, 2020

Course: Flu Season and Vaccine Update 

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

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

Disclosures: None

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

This episode is Flu Season and Vaccine Update. 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. Review what influenzae strains are active early in the 2019-2020 flu season.
  2. Review the concept of immune imprinting pertaining to Influenzae.
  3. Review treatment of flu for the hospitalized patient.
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Released:  1/17/2020, Reviewed 1/17/2020, Expire: 1/17/2021

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=21276

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.

Jan 2, 2020

This is a special episode created as a raffle prize for the pediatric residents at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Every November the residents put together a "No Shave November" fundraising drive to raise money for the Free Care Fund at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. The Free Care Fund at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh provides care to every child in our community, regardless of their family’s ability to pay.

This year we put an episode of PHM from Pittsburgh as a raffle prize for the residents to help raise money for this great cause. We are privileged to welcome Dr. Andrew Georgeson onto the podcast as the winner of the raffle. Dr. Georgeson is a third year pediatrics resident at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.

If you would like to donate to the Free Care Fund for UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh , please click on the link below:

https://www.givetochildrens.org/freecare

This episode does not have CME associated. Happy New Year to everyone! 

Dec 31, 2019

Course: Vaping Related Lung Injury

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

Course Director: Joshua Shulman M.D. Assistant Professor in the Dept of Pediatrics Emergency, Division of Medical Toxicology 

Disclosures: None

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

This episode is Vaping Related Lung Injury. 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 Epidemiology of Vaping Related Lung Injury
  2. Review the presentation and workup for patients with Vaping Related Lung Injury
  3. Review the treatments for patients with Vaping Related Lung Injury
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Released:  12/31/2019, Reviewed 12/31/2019, Expire: 12/31/2020

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=21233

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, 2019

Course: Cardiac Dysrhythmias Part 1 - Supraventricular Tachycardia

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

Course Director: Gaurav Arora 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 Cardiac Dysrhythmias Part 1 - Supraventricular Tachycardia. 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 presentation of Supraventricular Tachycardia in different pediatric age ranges.
  2. Review the definition and mechanism for Supraventricular Tachycardia in pediatrics. 
  3. Review the treatment of Supraventricular Tachycardia in pediatrics. 
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Released:  11/21/2019, Reviewed 11/21/2019, Expire: 11/21/2020

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=21153

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.

Oct 23, 2019

Course: Review of Lupus

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

Course Director: Elaine Cassidy 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 Review of Lupus. 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 epidemiology of pediatric Lupus. 
  2. Review the clinical characteristics and major causes of morbidity and mortality of pediatric Lupus. 
  3. Review the diagnostic criteria and treatment of pediatric Lupus.
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Released:  11/5/2019, Reviewed 11/5/2019, Expire: 11/5/2020

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=20974

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.

Oct 1, 2019

Course: Review of Acute Gastroenteritis

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

Course Director: Arvind Srinath 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 a Review of Acute Gastroenteritis. 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 IDSA guidelines for infectious diarrhea pertaining to a hospitalized pediatric patient.
  2. Review the major causes for acute gastroenteritis in a hospitalized child in the USA.
  3. Review the appropriate workup and treatment for acute gastroenteritis in a hospitalized patient.
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Released:  8/15/2019, Reviewed 8/15/2019, Expire: 8/15/2020

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=20913

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.

Sep 18, 2019

Course: Migrant Detention Centers Through the Eyes of a Pediatrician

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Assistant Professor in Dept of Pediatrics, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Course Director: Julie Linton M.D. - Chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Immigrant Health Special Interest Group. 

Disclosures: No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.

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

This episode is Migrant Detention Centers Through the Eyes of a Pediatrician. 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 current policy of US detaining migrants seeking entry into the US either for asylum or other reasons.

2. Review the current conditions of children in the migrant detention centers in the USA. 

3. Review the community aspects of migrant children seeking asylum including seeking access to medical care, legal representation (and partnership between physicians and lawyers) and educational needs. 

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Released:  9/24/2019, Reviewed 9/24/2019, Expire: 9/24/2021

All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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=21015 

Accreditation Statement:

This activity is approved for the following credit: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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.

Sep 3, 2019

Course: Review of Constipation

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

Course Director: Arvind Srinath 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 a Review of Constipation. 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. Understand the pathophysiology of constipation.

2. Review the epidemiology of inpatient pediatric constipation and how it has increased.

3. Review treatment options and current guidelines for constipation in children. 

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Released:  9/5/2019, Reviewed 9/5/2019, Expire: 9/5/2020

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=20914

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.

 

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.

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