Bridges for Transition

May 22, 2021

The focus of this webinar will be on identifying tools to assist in the successful transition process to adult care for adolescents with chronic conditions, their families and caregivers and the multidisciplinary providers that care for them. 

Target Audience

Patients with chronic medical and developmental conditions, their parents and caregivers as well as practitioners interested in positive development of youth with medical challenges and disabilities to receive appropriate transition care education.

Learning Objectives

The goal of this webinar is to identify the legal concerns for patients with neurodevelopmental disabilities, to understand the needs of patients with chronic medical conditions for transition to adult care, be able to conduct a transition interview and assessments, and understand how to bill for use of validated transition tools.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 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.
  • 1.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.50 ASWB
  • 1.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
04/19/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
05/22/2021 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
05/22/2021 - 11:15am
Cost:
$1.00

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

 

9 – 9:10 AM

Transition:  Bridging to Success from

Pediatric to Adult Healthcare

Andrew McCormick MD

Medical Director, Vascular Anomalies Center

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

9:10 – 9:40 AM

The Legal Perspective of Transition:

What Teens, Parents and Providers Need to Know

Tomar Pierson-Brown Esq.

Clinical Assistant Professor of law

University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

 

 

9:45 – 10:15

 

 

 

Teen Skill-building Workshops

 

Transition Appointment 101 for Teens

Beverly Kosmach-Park DNP

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Parent and Provider Workshop

 

Q&A with

Tomar Pierson-Brown Esq.

Adult Provider Breakout

 

 

Transition Appointment 101

for Providers

Andrew McCormick MD

 

 

 

 

 

10:20 – 10:50

 

Sex and Reproductive Health

Orguidia Torres, MD

Megana Dwarakanath, MD

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Transition Services

for Your IEP/504

Mary Hartley

PEAL Center       OR

 

Letting Go

Katie McIntyre PhD

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Transition: The Adult Perspective

 

Kristen Ehrenberger MD

UPMC Montefiore Hospital

 

10:55 -11:10

 

Adult Provider Office Tour:  Dr. Kristen Ehrenberger

 

11:15 AM

 

                                               Evaluations and Adjourn

Live Virtual Conference

Course Director:
Loreta Matheo, MD,
Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Director, Transition Services Program, Center for Adolescent and Young Adult Health
CCP Adolescent and Young Adult Physician Liaison

Planning Committee:
Andrew McCormick MD
Medical Director, Vascular Anomalies Center
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Beverly K. Kosmach-Park, DNP, RN, FAAN
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Miya Asato, MD
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Traci Kazmerski, MD
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Matthew Wong, MD
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Alexandra Ley, MSW
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Kristen A. Ehrenberger, MD
UPMC Montefiore Hospital
 

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.

The following relevant financial relationships were disclosed:
Loreta Matheo, MD – Stockholder: Ironwood pharmaceuticals and Cyclerion pharmaceuticals.
Traci Kazmerski, MD – Grant/Research Support: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Children's Hospital Foundation. Consultant: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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.
 

Accreditation and Designation Statement
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and 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 1.5 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 1.5 contact hours.

Social Work
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 continuing education credits.

Other health care 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

  • 1.50 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.
  • 1.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.50 ASWB
  • 1.50 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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This live event will be presented by UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and will be accessed through Zoom.  There is no fee to attend, but registration is required to reserve a space on the Zoom platform.  Registration will be confirmed through Eventbrite CLICK HERE to access the registration site and use the event name Bridges for Transition.

Participation of all individuals is encouraged. Advance notifications of any special needs will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by emailing Janice Korn at janice.korn@chp.edu.