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Post-Millennial Transition Blues





Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Health care providers who work with adolescents and young adults, including those with special health care needs

Educational Objectives:

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

  • Explain the attitudes and roles of emerging young adults across generations.
  • Identify the barriers to transition faced by youth whose educational trajectory is disrupted.
  • Identify best practices for engaging emerging young adults preparing for transitions to college and work.

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.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  • White and Cooley. Supporting the Health Care Transition From Adolescence to Adulthood in the Medical Home. Pediatrics, Nov 2018, 42 (5).
  • Hart et al. Pediatric residents’ attitudes and practice patterns regarding transition to adult-oriented care. J Commun Healthc. 2017; 10(2): 149–155.

Jonathan R. Pletcher, MD — Director, Medical Services, Princeton University
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.

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