Rapid Deployment: Pediatric Hospital Medicine - Review of Constipation

Target Audience

This activity is directed to physicians who take care of hospitalized children, medical students, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants working in the emergency room, intensive care unit, or hospital wards.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the pathophysiology of constipation.
  • Review the epidemiology of inpatient pediatric constipation and how it has increased.
  • Explain the treatment options and current guidelines for constipation in children.

 

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 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/30/2019
Course expires: 
08/30/2022
Internet-Based Studies in Education and Research
United States
Tony R. Tarchichi MD — Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Paul C. Gaffney Diagnostic Referral Group 
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
 
Arvind Srinath, MD, MS — Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship Program, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Associate Vice Chair for Education for Fellowship Training, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals are awarded (.125) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to 1.25 contact hours.

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 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/30/2019
Course expires: 
08/30/2022
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