Please join us as Drs. Eleanor Sharp and Benjamin Miller "take over" PHM from Pittsburgh for our holiday edition. They interview the long-time host and their partner, Dr. Tony Tarchichi. There is no CME associated with this episode. Happy Holidays & Happy New Year to everyone!
Title: Opioid Use Disorders in Pediatrics
This activity is directed to physicians who take care of hospitalized children, medical students, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants working in the emergency room, intensive care unit, or hospital wards.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
Review definition and epidemiology of Opioid Use Disorders (OUD).
2. Review mechanism of action of Opioids.
3. Review medications for treatment of Opioid Use Disorders (OUD) and harm reduction principles.
4. Review considerations for when and adolescent is admitted to the hospital who happens to have OUD.
Allison Williams MD, — Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Tony R. Tarchichi MD — Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC.) Paul C. Gaffney Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Dr. Tarchichi has disclosed he was a member of the Advisory Board for meningococcal vaccine in immunocompromised patient for Sanofi Corp
Maggie Shang, MD — Clinical Instructor, Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material activity 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.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
The information presented at this activity represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, UPMC / University of Pittsburgh Medical Center or Affiliates and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each program attendee must always use his/her own personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses.
Released 12/1/2023, Expires 12/1/2026
The direct link to the course is provided below:
Pediatric Hospital Medicine: Opioid Use Disorders in Pediatrics - PHM Podcast series