Pediatric Collaborative Call: Best Practices for Pediatric Healthy Weight Management_Enduring

The presentation will include an overview of best practices for pediatric healthy weight management, including nutrition, obesity/BMI, and healthy families; HEDIS® measures and Quality; and how you can prescribe UPMC Health Plan supports and services using UPMC Prescription for Wellness. This is a recording of a webinar on May 25, 2022.

Target Audience

 
Physicians, Nurses, Medical Directors, and Staff, in the specialties of Pediatric Medicine and Family Practice.

Learning Objectives

 
By the end of the program, participants will:
 
  • Identify the scope of pediatric obesity in the US and specifically Pennsylvania
  • Perform necessary testing for comorbidities in this population
  • Practice evidence-based interventions to reduce the burden of pediatric obesity
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 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 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
06/01/2022
Course expires: 
06/01/2025
UPMC Health Plan
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States
Course Directors
Johanna Vidal-Phelan, MD, MBA, FAAP
Andrea Sweeney, RN
Debra Zeh, RN, BSN
 
Presenters
 
Robert Rutkowski, MD, FAAP
Co-lead physician, UPMC Children's Community Pediatrics, Shenango
Medical Director, UPMC Children’s ExpressCare, South Fayette
Medical Director, Practice Transformation and Provider Relations at UPMC Health Plan
 
Star Klamut, RN, BSN
Project Director, Provider Performance, Quality at UPMC Health Plan
 
Jamie Delu, RRT
Director, Prescription for Wellness at UPMC Health Plan
 
 
Faculty Disclosure
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.
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.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this enduring 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.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hour.

Other health care 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

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