Food Security Screening & Intervention in Pediatric Populations_Online

To enhance the knowledge of providers and staff regarding pediatric screening for food insecurity.  This increased awareness will assist providers and healthcare team in strategizing and addressing food insecurity in the pediatric population.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the relationship between food insecurity and child health
  • Describe current approaches to address food insecurity in pediatrics
  • Apply strategies to identify and intervene on food insecurity
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
09/30/2021
Course expires: 
09/30/2024
UPMC Health Plan
United States

Course Directors:

  • Johanna Vidal-Phelan, MD, MBA, FAAP Pediatrician at Hamilton Health Center, an FQHC in Harrisburg, and Senior Medical Director in Pediatrics at UPMC Health Plan
  • Debra Zeh, RN, BSN - Senior Director, Quality Improvement & Provider Performance (UPMC Health Plan) at UPMC
  • Andrea Sweeney, RN - Sr. Manager Performance Improvement, Quality 

Presenters:  

  • Jodi Krall, PhD - Member of UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh’s Community Health Division
  • Sarah Elizabeth Morrow, MA - Program Manager, Collaborative Health, UPMC Health Plan

Faculty Disclosure: 

All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity including members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, and/or content reviewers have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

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.

Physician (CME) The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE) The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hours.

Other Healthcare Professionals 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.

 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
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