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Let's Talk - PA AAP EPIC: Food Insecurity. Pediatric practice-food pantry collaboration





Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

 Pediatricians, Family Medicine Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, LPNs, Medical Assistants, Patient Liaisons, Registered Dietitians, other Practice Staff

Educational Objectives:

At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to:
•    Recognize the prevalence of food insecurity and its common presentations
•    Identify community resources to help patients access healthy food
•    Recommend effective integration of food insecurity screening and referrals into patient visits
•    Describe ways to partner with food pantries and other community organizations to improve access to food resources

This webinar is supported by a grant from The Cigna Foundation.

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

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and the PA Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (PA AAP). The University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 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 material 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 will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Dr. Sharon Cowden, MD, FAAP — Retired Pediatrician, Children's Community Pediatrics, Pittsburgh Pediatrics; Former Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics at the UPSOM; Volunteer, Northside Common Ministries Food Pantry
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Jeanne W. Smith, RD, LDN — Registered Dietitian, Bayada Home Health and Hospice
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 Credit™

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