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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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Feb 19, 2018

We are conducting a survey to help asses how we're doing. Your feedback is needed and would be greatly appreciated. We want to make sure we're giving you the best possible podcast we can. Please fill out this 3-5 minute survey and help us improve the podcast. There is a drawing for 5 $10 Amazon gift cards for filling out the survey. To enter for the drawing you must put your email address in the last question of the survey when prompted. 

The link for the survey is:

https://pitt.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9ZHHKWNzWk3A7kx

 

Thank you all very much for your help and your time. 

Dec 22, 2017

Course: Flu vaccine update and Oseltamivir discussion

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

Course Director: John Williams M.D. - 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 Flu vaccine update and Oseltamivir discussion. 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. Discuss this year’s flu vaccine and how effective it is.
  2. Discuss Oseltamivir and review the literature on its effectiveness against the flu virus
  3. Review the CDC recommendations regarding Oseltamivir usage in pediatrics.

Released:  12/23/2017,   Reviewed 12/23/2017, Expire: 12/23/2018

 

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=18393

 

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.

Oct 3, 2017

This Podcast series was created for Pediatric Hospitalists or those healthcare professionals who take care of hospitalized children.  This particular episode discusses the experience of Texas Children's Hospital and a shelter in Houston during Hurricane Harvey. This episode is NOT affiliated with any CME credit.

Podcast Host:

Tony Tarchichi M.D. - Assistant Professor , Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh

tony.tarchichi@chp.edu

Guests:

Saranya Srinivasan, M.D.

Director of Emergency Medical Services, Section of Emergency Medicine

Texas Children's Hospital

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Baylor College of Medicine

 

Assistant Medical Director

Houston Fire Department

E-mail: sxsriniv@texaschildrens.org<mailto:sxsriniv@texaschildrens.org>

 

Brent D. Kaziny, MD, MA
Director, Disaster Preparedness Domain
National EMS for Children Innovation and Improvement Center
https://emscimprovement.center

Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Emergency Medicine 
Baylor College of Medicine

Attending Physician, Emergency Center
Texas Children's Hospital
6621 Fannin Street, Suite A2210
Houston, Texas 77030

Office: 832.824.5988
Fax: 832.825.5424

Jul 1, 2017

Course: Choosing Wisely in Pediatrics- Safely Doing Less

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Assistant Professor in Dept of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Course Director: Ricardo Quinonez M.D. - Associate Professor in Dept of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 

 

Disclosures: None

 

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

 

This episode is on Choosing Wisely in Pediatrics- Safely Doing Less. 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:



  • Identify and be able to explain errors of omission & errors of commission.
  • Define and identify Overuse. 
  • Explain the term Over-Diagnosis and how it affects health care expenditures and patient care. 

Released:  07/01/2017,   Reviewed 07/01/201, Expire: 07/01/2018

 

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=17453

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.


Read more at http://pedhospmed.libsyn.com/#uyIftLmBscC9LQBM.99

Oct 19, 2016

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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If you are new to the Internet-based Studies in Education and Research (ISER) website at UPMC, 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. Access the activity:
Course -6352
History of Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine
https://cme.hs.pitt.edu/ISER/servlet/IteachControllerServlet?actiontotake=loadmodule&moduleid=16112

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Title of Course: History of Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Course Director(s):

Tony R Tarchichi M.D. – Assistant Professor at the Paul C. Gaffney Diagnostic Group, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Basil Zitelli M.D. Edmund R. McCluskey Professor of Pediatric Medical Education. University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Chief, The Paul C. Gaffney Diagnostic Referral Service. Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Sara McIntire M.D. Professor at the Paul C. Gaffney Diagnostic Group, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC


Disclosure of Course Director(s): No disclosures

Target Audience: 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

 

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

•  Review the history of hospitalist medicine.
•Discuss the current state of Pediatric Hospitalist medicine.
•Discuss financial support of Pediatric Hospitalist Programs.

Released:  10/17/2016,   Reviewed 10/17/2016 , Expire: 10/17/2016

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

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