The Pediatric Hospital Medicine conference series consists of 5 individual components that are designed to help fill gaps and enhance knowledge and skills that are crucial to the practice of Pediatric Hospital Medicine. These individual components include:
Journal Club: This monthly conference focuses on key aspects of evidence-based medicine, including critical appraisal with a focus on application to clinical care. This series covers selected ABP content specifications related to evidence-based medicine and practice improvement.
- Nurse Practitioner
- Physician Assistant
Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:
- Formulate a PICO(T) question related to diagnostic or therapeutic intervention.
- Assess the validity of a clinical study (randomization, concealment, prognostic balance).
- Assess the results of a clinical study using EBM concepts and statistical measures (NNT, PPV, NPV, risk ratio, odds ratio, sensitivity, specificity, etc.)
- Determine how (and if) the results of a study can be applied to patient care (population similarity, appropriateness of outcomes, benefit/harm).
- Utilize evidence-based medicine to assess current clinical practices and inform quality improvement efforts and clinical practice guideline development.
In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Patrick McCarthy, MD, MME
Assistant Professor, Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Pediatrics.
Medical College of Wisconsin
The following persons in control of content disclosed the following financial relationships which were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest mitigation process and addressed.
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians
Designation of Credit Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
MOC Part II
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity and individual assessment of and feedback to the learner, enables the learner to earn up to 1 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.
Participation shared with ABP through PARS:
Individual participants’ information will be shared with ABP through the ACCME Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS).
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 1.00 Hours of ParticipationHours of Participation credit.