APP-Spring Forward into Learning 3.7.20

March 7, 2020

Target Audience

Nurse Practitioner

Physician Assistant

Learning Objectives

  • Develop a basic, routine physical examination for young athletes with knee injuries
  • Understand the role of imaging in diagnosing knee injuries in young athletes
  • Recognize common knee injury patterns in young athletes and their typical treatments
  • Describe the ongoing epidemic of Lyme disease in western Pennsylvania
  • Define stage-based diagnostic and treatment strategies
  • Discuss Prevention Strategies
  • Define Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)
  • Review the incidence and impact of NAS
  • Understand the effects of maternal opioid use on the neonate
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of neonatal withdrawal
  • Explore non-pharmacological interventions
  • Indications for pharmacological treatment: initiation, stabilization, weaning
  • Navigating NAS for discharge and long-term outcomes
  • Define multidisciplinary teams and list benefits of these teams
  • Describe strategies that are working for multi-disciplinary teams
  • Identify areas of improvement for multi- disciplinary teams and describe strategies for implementing improvement 
  • Develop tools for improving coordination and communication when teams disagree
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 4.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 4.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
12/02/2019
Course expires: 
06/30/2020
Event starts: 
03/07/2020 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
03/07/2020 - 12:00pm

Conference Agenda

 

8am - 9am -  Sports Injuries - Dr. Michael McClincy & Elena Bucek, CRNP               

9am - 10am - Lyme disease - Holly Thomas, PA-C

Objectives:

  • Describe the ongoing epidemic of Lyme disease in western Pennsylvania
  • Define stage-based diagnostic and treatment strategies
  • Discuss Prevention Strategies

10am -11am - Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Management - Alexandra Mastro, PA-C         

Objectives:

  • Define Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)
  • Review the incidence and impact of NAS
  • Understand the effects of maternal opioid use on the neonate
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of neonatal withdrawal
  • Explore non-pharmacological interventions
  • Indications for pharmacological treatment: initiation, stabilization, weaning
  • Navigating NAS for discharge and long-term outcomes

11am-12pm - Multidisciplinary Teams - Heather Morgan, PA-C, Alyssa Baker, PA-C, Siriwattana Vehovic, CRNP, Alexandra Mastro, PA-C, Tal Levin-Decanini, CRNP, Jordan Mele, PA-C                      

Objectives:

  • Describe strategies that are working for multi-disciplinary teams
  • Identify areas of improvement for multi- disciplinary teams and describe strategies for implementing improvement 
  • Develop tools for improving coordination and communication when teams disagree

 

Disclaimer Statement

The information presented at this CME program 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

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

 

Dr. Michael McClincy 

Elena Bucek, CRNP               

Holly Thomas, PA-C

Alexandra Mastro, PA-C         

Heather Morgan, PA-C,

Alyssa Baker, PA-C,

Siriwattana Vehovic, CRNP,

Alexandra Mastro, PA-C,

Tal Levin-Decanini, CRNP,

Jordan Mele, PA-C

                       

Faculty Disclosure

No 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 with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.

Accreditation and credit designation

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.

Nursing (CNE)

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 4.0 contact hours.

 Physician Assistant (AAPA)

The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 4.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

Other Healthcare Professionals

This activity is approved for the following credit:  ANCC and AAPA Category 1 CME. 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

  • 4.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 4.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 4.00 Attendance
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