PA AAP Let’s Talk Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children June 3, 2020
Intended Audience: Pediatricians, Family Medicine Physicians, Residents, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Practice Staff
Session Learning Objectives:
As a result of participation in this activity, participants will be able to:
· Describe the clinical, laboratory, and immunologic features that distinguish the newly recognized MIS-C syndrome.
· Understand when to evaluate children or refer for evaluation.
· Appreciate the low incidence of MIS-C
· Describe three different clinical pediatric presentations of SARS-CoV-2 infections recognized at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia between April 2020 and the present
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
Edward M. Behrens, MD- Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Joseph Lee Hollander Chair in Pediatric Rheumatology, Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania Division Chief of Pediatric Rheumatology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Zachary Aldewereld, MD- Attending Physician and Clinical Instructor, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellow, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
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, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and the Pennsylvania Chapter of the 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 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hours.
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