‘Updates in Pediatrics’ CME opportunities

Norton Children’s will host a monthly livestreamed continuing medical education series starting Wednesday, June 17.

The series will highlight clinical guidelines and best practices on a variety of topics relevant to the pediatric provider. Topics will provide evidence-based practices in the management and treatment of pediatric and adolescent patients.

This program will be livestreamed on the third Wednesday of the month from noon to 1 p.m.

The first installment, June 17, will be “Understanding and Managing Congenital Cardiac Anomalies.” The speaker for this livestream will be Bahaaldin Alsoufi, M.D., pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon and chief of pediatric cardiothoracic surgery at Norton Children’s Heart Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine.

Dr. Alsoufi will provide information on common congenital cardiac anomalies, ongoing management of patients with congenital cardiac anomalies and red flags in the management of pediatric patients with congenital cardiac anomalies.

Future programs include

  • July 15, 2020: Urology/penile anomalies
  • Aug. 19, 2020: Common sports injuries
  • Sept. 16, 2020: Tickborne diseases
  • Oct. 21, 2020: Children and concussions

Continuing medical education (CME) credits

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Accreditation: Norton Healthcare is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation: Norton Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABP MOC Credits

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 1.0 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to the ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) Approved Provider: Norton Healthcare, provider number 4-0002-12-20-197. The program has been approved by Norton Healthcare for 1.2 contact hours which expires 12/31/2020. KBN approval of a continuing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content. Nursing participants must attest to the number of hours of attendance and complete the evaluation to receive contact hours. For more information related to nursing credits, contact Sally Sturgeon DNP, RN, SANE-A, AFN-BC at (502) 446-5889 or sally.sturgeon@nortonhealthcare.org.

For information related to CME, contact the Center for Continuing Medical Education at (502) 446-5955 or cme@nortonhealthcare.org.

The planners and speakers of this activity have no relevant relationships to disclose.

‘Updates in Pediatrics’

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