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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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Nov 21, 2018

Course: Vascular Anomalies for the Pediatric Hospitalist

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

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

Disclosures: None

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

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

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

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

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

Step 1. Create an Account

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

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

Step 2. To access the test for CME credit:

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

Accreditation Statement:

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

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

Nov 5, 2018

Course: Lyme Disease Review and Update

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

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

Disclosures: None

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

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

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

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

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

Step 1. Create an Account

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

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

Step 2. To access the test for CME credit:

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

Accreditation Statement:

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

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

Oct 30, 2018

Course: Enterovirus D68 and Acute Flaccid Myelitis

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

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

Disclosures: None

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

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

  

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

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

 

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

 

Step 1. Create an Account

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

 

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

 

Step 2. To access the test for CME credit:

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

 

Accreditation Statement:

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

 

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

Aug 9, 2018

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

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

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

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

 

Disclosures: None

 

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

 

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

  

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

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

 

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

 

Step 1. Create an Account

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

 

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

 

Step 2. To access the test for CME credit:

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

 

Accreditation Statement:

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

 

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

Mar 29, 2018

Course: Neonatal Drug Withdrawl

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

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

 

Disclosures: None

 

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

 

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

  

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



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

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

 

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

 

Step 1. Create an Account

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

 

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

 

Step 2. To access the test for CME credit:

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

 

Accreditation Statement:

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

 

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

Mar 3, 2018

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

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

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

 

Disclosures: None

 

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

 

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

  

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



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

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

 

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

 

Step 1. Create an Account

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

 

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

 

Step 2. To access the test for CME credit:

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

 

 

Accreditation Statement:

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

 

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

Feb 19, 2018

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