APP Week - Pediatric Trauma and Concussions_Live 10.20.20

October 20, 2020

Target Audience

Nurse Practitioner 

Physician Assistant 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 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: 
10/15/2020
Course expires: 
06/30/2021
Event starts: 
10/20/2020 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
10/20/2020 - 1:00pm

• Improve recognition of concussion related injuries, related to signs that coaches/parents may observe and symptoms athletes may report.

• Improve prevention strategies to long term effects of concussion related injuries.

• Improve clinical guidelines related to head injury management. • Discuss the perioperative implications for patients affected by concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries.

 

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 

Online
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Sarah Whiteford, CRNA

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 1.0 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 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.    

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 AAPA Category I CME
  • 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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