CME Pediatricians: Rule out other explanations before an MIS-C screening

Pediatricians: Rule out other explanations before an MIS-C screening

Pediatricians seeing children with prolonged fever should rule out other explanations before screening for multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) associated with COVID-19, according to pediatric specialists with Norton Children’s. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a health advisory May 14 defining the syndrome, which had previously been described as an illness …

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CME Provider update: Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) [Video]

Provider update: Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) [Video]

Leading pediatric physicians with Norton Children’s presented an update Tuesday, May 19, on COVID-19 and multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children. The panel discussion provided the latest updates and answered questions. The moderator was Mark J. McDonald, M.D., FAAP, medical director of Norton Children’s Hospital and Norton Children’s Medical Center. Panelists: Kristina A. Bryant, M.D., pediatric …

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CME Rescheduled: 2020 Child Abuse Prevention and Recognition Conference

Rescheduled: 2020 Child Abuse Prevention and Recognition Conference

The 2020 Child Abuse Prevention and Recognition Conference has been rescheduled for Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. The conference will help improve health care workers’ recognition of high-risk situations to enhance child abuse and neglect prevention efforts. For the second year in a row, Kentucky had the highest child abuse rate in the United States, according …

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CME COVID-19 cytokine storm correlations with HLH and MAS offer treatment road map

COVID-19 cytokine storm correlations with HLH and MAS offer treatment road map

Successful treatments for cytokine storms triggered by hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), and macrophage activation syndrome (MAS) offer a road map for the most serious COVID-19 patients, according to Kenneth N. Schikler, M.D., a pediatric rheumatologist with Norton Children’s Rheumatology, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine. The overwhelming host response with the most serious COVID-19 cases …

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CME How providers can protect themselves from burnout and compassion fatigue

How providers can protect themselves from burnout and compassion fatigue

In addition to wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) to avoid exposure to the coronavirus, health care providers should take steps to protect themselves from other risks of the COVID-19 pandemic — burnout and compassion fatigue. Burnout is a combination of emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and a reduced sense of personal accomplishment. Burnout is the result of …

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CME Norton Healthcare CME resources app discontinued — single information hub at NortonCME.com

Norton Healthcare CME resources app discontinued — single information hub at NortonCME.com

The Norton Healthcare Center for Continuing Medical Education has retired its continuing medical education (CME) app and will house all CME resources and information at NortonCME.com. The mobile-friendly NortonCME.com site provides access to account sign-in, transcripts, conference registration, brochures, online education programs and more. For conferences and symposiums, NortonCME.com resources include presentations, evaluation links and …

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CME Save the date: Pediatric Urogynecology Symposium

Save the date: Pediatric Urogynecology Symposium

Providers looking to learn more about the latest diagnostics and treatments for common pediatric and adolescent gynecologic and urological conditions can plan to attend the Pediatric Urogynecology Symposium. Sessions will be held Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020. Continuing education credits are available. For more information, visit NortonHealthcare.com/CME or call (502) 446-5955. Norton Healthcare Learning Center 9500 Ormsby …

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CME ‘MedChat’ podcast episode 14 on diagnosing and managing affective disorders

‘MedChat’ podcast episode 14 on diagnosing and managing affective disorders

Episode 14 of the “MedChat” podcast addresses diagnosing and managing affective disorders. This episode will help physicians become more aware of current trends in mental health diagnosis and treatment. Among U.S. adults 18 and older, about 9.7% had a mood disorder in the past year. Individuals living with serious mental illness face an increased risk …

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CME Pediatric COVID-19 CME opportunities

Pediatric COVID-19 CME opportunities

The Norton Healthcare Center for Continuing Medical Education is providing the latest pediatric COVID-19 updates during weekly livestream educational activities. Norton Children’s Pediatric Grand Rounds For these programs, registration is not required. To “attend,” click the link for the activity. AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ will be provided. April 17, 8 to 9 a.m. • Pediatric …

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CME ‘MedChat’ podcast episode 12 on DEA provider compliance and safeguards

‘MedChat’ podcast episode 12 on DEA provider compliance and safeguards

Episode 12 of the “MedChat” podcast is provided in two parts to address provider compliance with guidelines of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), as well as other safeguards when prescribing controlled substances. Part One of the “DEA Provider Compliance” episode discusses the latest guidelines related to administrative aspects of prescribing controlled substances to avoid any …

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