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Credit Hours: CME 0.25

Target Audience:

This activity is directed to physicians who take care of hospitalized children, medical students, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants working in the emergency room, intensive care unit, or hospital wards.

Educational Objectives:

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

  • Review  workup for measles if suspected in current outbreak.
  • Review the measles outbreak, where it is occurring and discuss the number of cases.
  • Review treatment for measles in case of an outbreak.
There is no educational content to this course. This course is designed to only administer the post-test and collect CME evaluations for the podcast associated with this training.
A Note From Dr. Tarchichi:
This podcast series was created to keep the busy physician of today informed and up to date on some of the most important diagnoses and issues we face every day in the care of hospitalized children.

Suggested Additional Reading:

1.       American Academy of Pediatrics. Measles. In: Kimberlin DW, Brady MT, Jackson MA, Long SS, eds. Red Book: 2018 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases. American Academy of Pediatrics; 2018; 537-550.

2.       Drutz J. Measles – In Brief. Pediatrics in Review. Vol. 35. No. 5. May 2016.

3.       Sara Caldararo. Measles- In Brief. Pediatrics in Review. Sep 2007, 28 (9) 352-354.

4.       Eli Gold. Almost Extinct Diseases: Measles, Mumps, Rubella, and Pertussis. Pediatrics in Review Apr 1996, 17 (4) 120-127.

John Williams, MD — Division Director of Peds ID here at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Professor of Pediatrics.
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Tony R. Tarchichi, MD — Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC.) Paul C. Gaffney Diagnostic Referral Group
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

This activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Creditâ„¢

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