This program is designed for pediatricians, pediatric nurses and nurse practitioners.
Upon completion of this activity, attendees should be better able to:
Identify cutaneous eruptions that are markers of common and less common systemic illnesses
Summarize key vaccinations in pediatric practice, as well as mechanisms in place to assess their safety
Recognize vaccine-preventable diseases during community outbreaks
Assess the microbiome and its contribution to infant health and childhood development
Assess best practices for children returning to school following an infection
Summarize management and treatment options for fever and recurrent fever syndromes in infants and children
Evaluate new information regarding the assessment and treatment of syphilis and staphylococcus aureus infections
Outline the updated understanding and treatment of Kawasaki disease
Review evidence-based literature about pediatric infectious diseases published over the past year
Evaluate emerging infections and comprehensive management practices
Examine current challenges of, and management practices for vector-borne infectious diseases
Summarize current treatment of mononucleosis
Explore issues that present in the outpatient setting, including the interpretation of test results, accessing guidelines, and the use of social media
Outline diagnostic approaches for suspected infectious diseases
Examine infectious disease risks in patients who are receiving biologic response modifiers
Review cases for which pediatric infectious disease guidance has been sought over the phone
This continuing education activity is provided by
Accreditation: Vindico Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation: This live activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Accreditation: Vindico Medical Education, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Credit Designation: Vindico will provide contact hours for nurses.
Nurse practitioners can apply for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB). AANPCB will accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.
Faculty/Planner Disclosure Policy: In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support, all planners, teachers and authors involved in the development of CME content are required to disclose to the accredited provider their relevant financial relationships. Relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience.
Notice: Faculty, topics, program schedule and credit hours are subject to change. Audiotaping or videotaping is prohibited without written permission from the program director and the Office of Medical Affairs and Compliance.