Neonatal Management of Hirschsprung's Disease
Hirschsprung's disease was surgically managed in the neonatal period in the past. In the recent years, care has transitioned to medical management with rectal irrigations. Some neonatal caregivers are not familiar with the newer non-surgical management style.
The learner will be able to describe goals of treatment prior to surgery for patients with Hirschsprung's disease in the neonatal period.
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 maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 0.5_ contact hours.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PA’s (AAPA to award AAPA Category 1 CME Credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 0.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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.
- 0.50 AAPA Category I CME
- 0.50 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.
- 0.50 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 0.50 Attendance