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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: January, 2017
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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