PEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGY Congenital Urinary Tract Obstruction This activity is free.
This internet enduring material series consists of 4 modules. This module should take approximately 35 minutes. CME activity released: June 19, 2014 Expires: June 20, 2017
________________________________________ TARGET AUDIENCE Activity was designed for primary care providers and other interdisciplinary team members.
DESCRIPTION The presentation will be divided into three short blocks. The first block will focus on antenatal hydronephrosis, the second will focus on differential diagnosis of hydronephrosis, with a a focus on the presentation of posterior urethral valves, and the last will focus on the impairments of renal function that result from obstructive uropathy.
GAP This activity will improve physician competence in the care of patients with congenital urinary tract obstruction including counseling of families, recognition of cases that need immediate specialty referral and management, and recognition and management of renal functional impairments related to obstructive uropathy, resulting in better patient outcomes.
OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to: 1. To explain the terminology used to describe antenatal hydronephrosis; 2. To formulate a differential diagnosis for hydronephrosis and recognize the presentation of posterior urethral valves; 3. To describe the impairments of renal function resulting from obstructive uropathy. CME credit Is obtained upon completing the pre-test, reviewing the video, submitting the online evaluation and successfully passing the post test. An electronic CME certificate will be available after requirements are completed.
________________________________________ CONGENITAL URINARY TRACT OBSTRUCTION Content Includes one video with topics: “Antenatal hydronephrosis: terminology and differential diagnosis” “Antenatal hydronephrosis: postnatal evaluation and management” “Medical complications of congenital urinary tract obstruction ” (31 minutes) SPEAKER Erica Winnicki, MD Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Pediatric Nephrology UC Davis Medical Center Method of Participation: 1. Complete the pre-test 2. View the one video 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 0.50 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. Financial relationships with commercial interests associated with this CME activity: No relevant financial relationships. Erica Winnicki, MD Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Pediatric Nephrology UC Davis Medical Center 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (916) 734-5390.