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Nephrotic Syndrome in Children - UC Davis Pediatric Nephrology series
FREE online CME activity. 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. Activity uses Flash and is best run using internet browser Firefox, Chrome or Safari. For assistance contact UC Davis Health System CME (916) 734-5390 or e-mail cmereg@ucdavis.edu

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

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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.

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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 cmereg@ucdavis.edu or phone (916) 734-5390.


Type:     Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
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