Target Audience

This program is designed for pediatricians, pediatric nurses and nurse practitioners.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, attendees should be 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
  • Examine conventional and new modalities for diagnosing infectious diseases, as well as ways to interpret laboratory results. Assess emergent infections, their diagnosis, prevention, and treatment in the past and upcoming seasons
  • Summarize new management recommendations for bacterial gastrointestinal infections
  • Review evidence-based literature about pediatric infectious diseases published over the past year
  • Summarize new developments in the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis
  • Identify zoonoses seen in humans, including their diagnosis and management
  • Review cases for which pediatric infectious disease guidance has been sought over the phone

Saturday CME Lunch Seminar Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the activities, participants should be better able to:

Physician

  • Utilize diagnostic assays that aid in the early detection of influenza in the pediatric population.
  • Apply new evidence to practice regarding the use of antivirals in pediatric and adolescent patients with influenza who are at normal or high risk for complications.

Nurse

  • Utilize diagnostic assays that aid in the early detection of influenza in the pediatric population.
  • Summarize new evidence about the efficacy of antivirals in pediatric and adolescent patients with influenza who are at normal or high risk for complications.
This continuing education activity is provided by

IDC New York 2020 is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

PHYSICIANS
ACCREDITATION: Vindico Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION: Vindico Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NURSE PRACTITIONERS

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.

NURSES

ACCREDITATION: Vindico Medical Education is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

CREDIT DESIGNATION: Vindico Medical Education will provide a maximum of 15.5 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

GENERAL
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.