Inpatient Management of Children with Down Syndrome

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Course: Inpatient Management of Children with Down Syndrome

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D. - Associate Professor in Dept of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh

Course Director: Kishore Vellody M.D. - Professor in Dept Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh

Disclosures: None

This Podcast series was created for Pediatric Hospitalists or those healthcare professionals who take care of hospitalized children.

This episode is Inpatient Management of Children with Down Syndrome. As always there is free CME credit of up to 1 AMA category 1 for listening to this podcast and going to the Univ of Pitt site. See the link below.

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Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Review Downs syndrome incidence and genetics.
  2. Review newborn management, testing, potential causes of severe illness and discussion with parents when a child is born with Down syndrome.
  3. Review how Down syndrome makes patients higher risk for Respiratory Syncytial Virus causing severe disease.
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Released: 12/1/2020, Reviewed 12/1/2020, Expire: 12/1/2021

If you are new to the Internet-based Studies in Education and Research (ISER) website (which is how you will get your CME credit), you will first need to create an account:

Step 1. Create an Account

https://www.hsconnect.pitt.edu/HSC/home/create-account.do

If you have used the ISER website in the past, you can click on the link below and then log onto in order to complete the evaluation for this training:

Step 2. To access the test for CME credit:

https://cme.hs.pitt.edu/ISER/app/learner/loadModule?moduleId=22293&dev=true

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of (1) AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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