This program is designed for pediatricians, physician assistants, nurses and residents.
Upon completion of this activity, 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
Discuss issues relating to pertussis prevention and the improvement thereof
Assess influenza diagnosis, prevention, and treatment in the past and upcoming influenza seasons
Summarize new management recommendations for infectious diarrhea, including C diff
Identify infectious and noninfectious causes of gait disturbances, including toxic synovitis and septic joint
Discuss therapeutic improvements in the management of atopic dermatitis
Assess the current status of congenital cytomegalovirus diagnosis and management, and its impact on policy decisions
Review evidence-based literature about pediatric infectious diseases published over the past year
Examine allergy and immunology issues seen in pediatric practice
Discuss new topics in the 2018 AAP Red Book
Summarize new developments in the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis
Identify health issues experienced by persons in the LGBTQ community
Assess truths and myths of Lyme disease
Identify zoonoses seen in humans, including their diagnosis and management
Discuss topics of interest for school and child care facilities
Assess new treatment modalities and courses for community acquired pneumonia
Review new recommendations for infection control in the ambulatory setting
Review cases for which pediatric infectious disease guidance has been sought over the phone
This continuing medical 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: Vindico Medical Education designates this live activity for 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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 14.25 contact hours for nurses.
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.