Skin & Soft Tissue

Currently, there is no standardized graduate education or certification program for APNs or PAs focusing on Pediatric Hospital Medicine. APPs graduate their educational programs with a wide range of clinical experiences and variation in the quality of their training. APPs require “on the Job” training to build competency.  There are published recommended competencies in pediatric hospital medicine for physicians in training by currently there are no corresponding recommendations for training APPs.

Target Audience

Advanced Practice Providers in Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine

Learning Objectives

  • Review the epidemiology, risk factors and presenting signs and symptoms of skin and soft tissue infections in children
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of necrotizing fasciitis and need for emergent surgical intervention
  • Be familiar with the most common pathogens for skin and soft tissue infections and the appropriate empiric antibiotics
  • Develop confidence in counseling patients and families admitted to the hospital for skin or soft tissue infections
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Linda Caples
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 955-4900
Email: 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 NP Contact Hours
  • 1.00 NP Pharmacology
    NP Pharmacology credit.
Course opens: 
02/12/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Cost:
$0.00

Anika Nelson, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Pediatric Hospital Medicine
The Medical College of Wisconsin
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

James McCarthy, MD
Assistant Professor
Pediatric Hospital Medicine
The Medical College of Wisconsin
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

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Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc. is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners: AANP Provider Number 150930.  This program has been approved for 4.0 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 1.0 hour of pharmacology).

Claimed Credit - Learners should claim credit only for the portion of the program they attended and successfully completed.

Available Credit

  • 4.00 NP Contact Hours
  • 1.00 NP Pharmacology
    NP Pharmacology credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/12/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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