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Guidelines and Resources for Transitioning Adolescents and Young Adults with Spina Bifida to Adult Care

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INTRODUCTION

Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Primary care providers and specialists who play a role in treatment of Spina Bifida in adolescents, young adults and adults.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: OJECTIVES ARE COURSE SPECIFIC – below is just an example.

  • Recognize how the Spina Bifida Health Care guidelines can be used in clinical practice.
  • Identify at least two models of transition to adult health care for individuals with spina bifida.
  • Determine which payment codes may be added to current billing practices.

Joint Sponsor Statement - Note: This Accreditation Statement Supersedes All Other Statements

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Pennsylvania Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring materials activity 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.

Other health care professionals are awarded .10 continuing education units (CEUs), which are equal to 1.0 contact hours. Faculty for this activity have been requested to identify significant financial or other relationships with manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) or with provider(s) of any commercial service(s) which might affect the balance of their presentation.

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Authors:
Amy J. Houtrow, MD, MPH, PhD — Chief, Division of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Vice Chair of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Director, Spina Bifida Program, Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Program Director, Fellowship in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Brad Dicianno, MD — Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
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.