UPMC Office of Advanced Practice Providers' Ninth Annual Fall CME Conference: Clinical Symposium October 2, 2020

October 2, 2020


The format of this conference will include interactive presentations from a variety of leaders within the UPMC system. The objective of this conference is to facilitate multidisciplinary continuing education, clinical updates, and professional development for UPMC advanced practice providers and students.

Target Audience

This course is designed for UPMC Advanced Practice Providers and students enrolled in area APP programs.

Learning Objectives

1. Improve diagnostic skills for identifying chest pathology via radiology to enhance patient care.

2. Identify key strategies for managing the COVID-19 Patient.

3. Define adolescent depression and applying best practice. .

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.25 AAPA Category I CME
  • 4.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/02/2020 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
10/02/2020 - 12:15pm EDT

Clinical Symposium

8 to 9 a.m.: COVID-19 Treatment: The Ever-Changing Landscape, by Bryan J. McVerry, MD

9 to 10 a.m.: Breaking through the Gray: Depression in Adolescence, by Ana Radovic, MD

10 to 11 a.m.: The Diagnostic Exam for the Hip, Knee and Low Back, by Judith Kaufmann, DrPH, FNP-BC

11 a.m. to Noon: Chest Imaging in Black and White, by Diane Strollo, MD, FACR

Noon to 12:15 p.m.: Review & Evaluation

12:15 p.m.: Adjournment

Microsoft Teams
United States


Course Co-Directors:

Benjamin R. Reynolds, MSPAS, PA-C, DFAAPAChief Advanced Practice Officer, UPMC Office of Advanced Practice Providers

Amy L. Haller, MPAS, PA-C, MBADirector, UPMC Center of Advanced Practice Education, Physician Assistant, Expert Resource


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.

The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 4.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Available Credit

  • 4.25 AAPA Category I CME
  • 4.25 Attendance


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