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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: February, 2021
Feb 25, 2021

Course: Pediatric Psychiatry - Patient De-Escalation and Pandemic Effects

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

Course Director: Cristin McDermott M.D. - Assistant Professor in Dept of Pediatrics and the Dept of Psychiatry 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 Pediatric Psychiatry - Patient De-Escalation and Pandemic Effects. 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 the types of Pediatric mental health admissions that have increased during the pandemic. 
  2. Discuss how the pandemic can and has affected the mental health of children.
  3. Review de-escalation techniques for an agitated and/or aggressive inpatient pediatric psychiatric patient. 
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Released:  2/24/2021, Reviewed 2/24/2021, Expire: 2/24/2022

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=22473&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  (0.5)  AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Feb 24, 2021

Course: Review of Pediatric Maintenance IV Fluid Guidelines

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

Course Director: Michael Moritz M.D. - Professor in Dept of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh, Division of Nephrology

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 Pediatric Maintenance IV Fluid Guidelines. 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 the Pediatric maintenance IV fluids guideline recommendations. 
  2. Review potential issues with IV fluids such as Hyperchloremic Metabolic acidosis, fluid overflow and hyponatremia. 
  3. Review the history of IV fluids in Pediatrics. 
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Released:  2/23/2021, Reviewed 2/23/2021, Expire: 2/23/2022

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=22493&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.

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