Congenital Heart Disease for the General ED Provider
General and community emergency departments primarily focus on adult emergency medicine and lack both education and competency in pediatric specific disease recognition, diagnosis, and management. This program will focus on the pediatric patient and congenital heart disease.
Following this presentation, the learner will be able to :
Describe the approach to a crashing newborn with congenital heart disease.
Describe the approach to a crashing 2 month old with congenital heart disease.
Identify common surgeries and complications from surgery for pediatric congenital heart disease.
Identify common assessment presentations and diagnoses for pediatric patients with undiagnosed congenital heart disease.
Describe emergency department management of a pediatric patient with congenital heart disease.
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.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this [replace with applicable format: live, enduring or blended] activity for a maximum of _1__ AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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.
- 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 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 Attendance