Care and Support for Children and Teenagers with Down Syndrome – PediaCast CME 086
- Dr Murugu Manickam and Kari Jones visit the studio as we consider the care and support of children, teenagers and families impacted by Down syndrome. Tune-in as we explore the cause, features, complications, needs, challenges and rewards of this common genetic condition. We hope you can join us!
Instructions to obtain CME/CE Credit
- Read this information page.
- Listen to the podcast.
- Complete the post test at Nationwide Children’s CloudCME.
- You can view your transcript and print a certificate of completion at Cloud CME.
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- Still have questions? Contact CMEOffice@nationwidechildrens.org
- Down Syndrome
- Trisomy 21
At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe Down syndrome, including the cause, characteristics, incidence and risk factors.
- Identify possible complications of Down syndrome and develop a management plan that supports the unique needs of each patient.
- Determine the social needs of families impacted by Down syndrome and connect families with appropriate regional and national resources.
- Support teenagers and their families through the transition of care from pediatric to adult medicine.
- Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio
- Health Supervision for Children and Adolescents with Down Syndrome (AAP)
- National Down Syndrome Society
- National Down Syndrome Congress
- Special Olympics
- Athletes with Disabilities & Adaptive Sports Medicine – PediaCast 434
- Transitioning Pediatric Patients to Adult Health Care – PediaCast CME 025
- Supporting Kids and Adults with Down Syndrome – PediaCast 453
- Buddy Up for Life
- The Improvaneer Method
- UPMC Down syndrome Podcast
- NCH Down Syndrome Clinical Tools
- DSC2U: A Personalized Care Plan
- @expectingextraordinary (Instagram)
- No one in a position to control content has any relationships with commercial interests.
- Nationwide Children’s has not received any commercial support for this activity.
- In support of improving patient care, Nationwide Children’s Hospital is jointly accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for the healthcare team. (1.0 ANCC contact hours; 1.0 ACPE hours; 1.0 CME hours)
- Nationwide Children's Hospital has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid for 2 years from the date of the activity. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
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