Let's Talk PA AAP - Food Insecurity: practical help with effective screening and connecting patients with local resources 10.16.19
Pediatricians, Family Medicine Physicians, Residents, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Registered Dietitians, other Practice Staff
Objectives — At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to:
1. Utilize the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) food insecurity screening tool;
2. Describe 2 work flow processes following a positive response to food insecurity screening; and
3. Identify 2 key aspects of successful referrals to local food security resources.
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
Dr. Saba Khan is Director, CHOP Food Pharmacies; Attending Physician, The Healthy Weight Program; Attending Pediatrician, Division of General Pediatrics, CHOP Care Network, Norristown, PA; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine; and Faculty Scholar, Policy Lab
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.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and the PA Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics . 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 School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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.
- 1.25 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
- 1.25 Attendance