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:
Core Conference: This weekly conference series covers crucial ABP content areas that require further reinforcement or are not covered frequently in clinical care. Specialists throughout the DOP help lead these sessions. The goal is to refresh key concepts that will be applicable to initial or recertification boards for Pediatric Hospital Medicine.
- Nurse Practitioner
- Physician Assistant
Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:
- Describe and differentiate the clinical presentation consistent with intestinal obstruction from other causes of acute abdominal pain such as appendicitis, acute cholecystitis, and others.
- List the appropriate imaging studies to evaluate for GI obstructive lesions.
- Describe indications for emergent surgical evaluation or patient transfer to a referral center.
- Plan the stabilization of a child with GI obstruction, including decompression, volume resuscitation, and other supportive measures.
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
Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Pediatrics.
Nicole Emlen, NP
Nurse Practitioner Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Jose Salazar Osuna, MD
The following persons in control of content disclosed the following financial relationships which were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.
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.