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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: March, 2019
Mar 25, 2019

Course: Update on Measles Outbreak - Part 1 with Flu updates

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 an Update on Measles Outbreak. 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 workup for Measles if suspected in current outbreak.
  2. Review the measles outbreak, where it is occurring and discuss the number of cases.
  3. Review treatment for measles in case of an outbreak.
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Released:  3/1/2019, Reviewed 3/1/2019, Expire: 3/1/2020

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=20795 

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.

Mar 14, 2019

Course: Review of Inflammatory Arthritis with HLH and MAS

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

Course Director: Elaine Cassidy. - 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 Inflammatory Arthritis with HLH and MAS. 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. Define three of the inflammatory arthritis – Rheumatic Fever, Reactive Arthritis and Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.
  2. Discuss the diagnostic criteria and treatment for each of the above arthritis.
  3. Discuss the differences between Macrophage Activation Syndrome and Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis
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Released:  3/15/2019, Reviewed 3/15/2019, Expire: 3/15/2020

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=20456

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.

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