PEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGY SERIES Nephrotic Syndrome in Children This activity is free.
This internet enduring material series consists of 4 modules. This module should take approximately 45 minutes. CME activity released: November 05, 2014 Expires: November 06, 2017
________________________________________ TARGET AUDIENCE Activity was designed for primary care providers and other interdisciplinary team members.
DESCRIPTION Presentation, Diagnosis, treatment and complications of Nephrotic Syndrome in Children.
GAP Early diagnosis and recognition of Nephrotic syndrome can prevent potential serious complications. Different choices of immunosuppressive medications for the treatment of Nephrotic syndrome particularly for steroid resistant patients have evolved. Those medications have potential serious complication and drug interactions that makes it crucial for general pediatricians to know.
OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to: 1. List Signs, Symptoms and Causes of Nephrotic Syndrome in Children; 2. Recognize and treat complications of Nephrotic Syndrome in primary care; 3. Recognize medications used to treat Nephrotic syndrome, their side effects and drug interaction. CME credit Is obtained upon completing the pre-test, reviewing the two videos, submitting the online evaluation and successfully passing the post test. An electronic CME certificate will be available after requirements are completed.
________________________________________ PEDIATRIC HYPERTENSION Content Includes: Video #1 (21 minutes) - Diagnosis of high blood pressure in children - The evaluation of high blood pressure in children and adolescents Video #2 (19 minutes) - The management of hypertension in children and adolescents SPEAKER Maha N. Haddad, M.D. Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Director of Pediatric Dialysis Pediatric Nephrology, UC Davis Medical Center Method of Participation: 1. Complete the pre-test 2. View the videos 3. Complete the test 4. Complete the evaluation 5. Certificate will generate after passing test and evaluations are completed Accreditation: The University of California, Davis Health System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Physician Credit: The University of California, Davis Health System designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ acceptable for multidisciplinary team members. Nurse: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. For the purpose of relicensure, the California Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (report hours of credit and fill in "CME Category 1" for the provider number). Physician Assistant: The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification. No financial relationships with commercial interests associated with this CME activity Maha N. Haddad, M.D. Content Reviewer: Lavjay Butani, MD MACM Professor and Chief of Pediatric Nephrology UC Davis Children’s Kidney Center Questions: If you have any questions please contact the UC Davis CME staff by email email@example.com or phone (916) 734-5390.