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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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Now displaying: 2017
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.

 

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