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ABIM MOC Activity ID

5/22/2018- Medical Grand Rounds: General Internal Medicine Year in Review

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INTRODUCTION

Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Determine the best time for surgery in patient admitted with hip fracture with the goal to minimize postoperative complications.
  • Differentiate between recommended calculators for assessing preoperative cardiac risk in patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery.
  • Name a reason when aspirin should be held prior to an elective non-cardiac surgery in a patient with history of coronary artery disease.
  • Explain indications for ordering Clostridium difficile infection testing in hospitalized patients.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Auerbach S. Front Psychol. 2017 Nov 13;8:1973. PMID: 29180976.
  2. Anderson DR et al. N Engl J Med. 2018 Feb 22;378(8):699-707. PMID: 29466159
  3. Parvizi J et al. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Jan 18;99(2):91-98. PMID: 28099298.
  4. McDonald LC et al. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Mar 19;66(7):987-994 PMID: 29562266.

Authors:
Kristian Feterik, MD, MBA — Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Rebecca Vento, MD, MPH — Clinical Instructor of Medicine Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.