PA AAP Let's Talk Series: Rising to the Challenge: “COVID-19 Update: Ask the Infectious Disease Experts” 9.23.20
Pediatricians, Family Medicine Physicians, Residents, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Practice Staff
As a result of participation in this activity, participants will be able to:
· Discuss the current status of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania; What’s new?
· Discuss the impact of COVID-19 on return to school/sports/daycare/extracurricular activities (i.e. Halloween) for healthy children and those with special needs
· Describe newest recommendations to control the spread of COVID-19 for the general pediatrician, including testing, contact tracing, and infection control
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
Swathi Gowtham, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Geisinger School of Medicine, Director, Pediatric Infection Prevention, Geisinger Medical Center, Janet Weis Children’s Hospital
Susan Coffin, MD, MPH, FAAP Attending Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Faculty Member, Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
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 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