PA AAP Let's Talk Series - Identifying Perinatal HCV 5.29.24

May 29, 2024

Target Audience

Pediatricians, Family Medicine Physicians, Residents, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Practice Staff

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: 

  • Discuss the epidemiology of perinatal hepatitis C.
  • Describe the 2023 CDC screening recommendation for perinatally exposed infants.
  • Illustrate the importance of identifying infants and children at risk for HCV as well as early (2-6 months of age) testing for perinatally exposed infants.
  • Describe barriers to completing recommended testing for newborns and strategies to reduce these barriers.

 

 

 

 

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 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.
  • 1.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/28/2024
Course expires: 
12/30/2024
Event starts: 
05/29/2024 - 8:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
05/29/2024 - 9:00pm EDT

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

PA AAP Webinar
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Anne-Marie Rick, MD, MPH, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical and Translational Science, University of Pittsburgh, Co-Director, Newborn Research Support Services (NuRSERy) Program, University of Pittsburgh, Medical Director, Human Milk Science Institute and Biobank

Lauren Orkis, DrPH, Epidemiologist Supervisor, Bureau of Epidemiology, Pennsylvania Department of Health

Bethany Reynolds, MPH, Epidemiology Research Associate, Bureau of Epidemiology, Pennsylvania Department of Health

Danica Kuncio, MPH, Viral Hepatitis Program Manager, Philadelphia Department of Public Health

Disclosure Statement: 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


Jointly Sponsored

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.

Physician (CME)

The University of Pittsburgh School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)

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.

 

Available Credit

  • 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.
  • 1.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.25 Attendance
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