Food Security Screening & Intervention in Pediatric Populations

August 18, 2021

Target Audience

Doctors (Family practice/pediatricians), nurses, and staff

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the relationship between food insecurity and children’s health.
  • Describe current approaches for addressing food insecurity in pediatrics.
  • Identify and advise on food insecurity.

Additional Information

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: 
08/03/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
08/18/2021 - 12:00am
Event ends: 
08/18/2021 - 1:00pm

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Webex—Recorded live 

Live Virtual Conference

Webex—Recorded live 

Course director(s): 
Johanna Vidal-Phelan, MD, MBA, FAAP
Debra Zeh, RN, BSN
Andrea Sweeney, RN

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, reselling, 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 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.

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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For Additional Information, Please Contact:
Andrea Sweeney, RN
T: 412-454-4490
E: sweeneya@upmc.edu