Lyme Disease – PediaCast CME 019

Show Notes / Continuing Medical Education Information

DESCRIPTION
Dr Garrett Hunt joins Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for a discussion on Lyme Disease. We cover the organism, the vector, and the geographic distribution, along with clinical manifestations and treatment of early localized infection, early disseminated infection and late disease. Finally, does Lyme disease cause chronic aches and fatigue? Tune in to find out!

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TOPIC
Lyme Disease

PRESENTERS
Dr Mike Patrick
PediaCast and PediaCast CME
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dr Garrett Hunt
Pediatric Infectious Disease
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

LINKS
Lyme Disease Maps (CDC)
Tick Removal – Patient Handout (CDC)

PURPOSE
This online activity will identify and explore issues related to the practice of pediatric medicine in primary care and subspecialty settings.

TARGET AUDIENCE
Primary care physicians, pediatric subspecialists, and other health care professionals who provide care for pediatric patients should participate in this activity.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Define Lyme disease, including the causative organism and route of spread.
  2. Compare and contrast the clinical manifestations of early localized disease, early disseminated disease and late disease.
  3. Formulate a management plan for the pediatric patient presenting with suspected Lyme disease.
  4. Counsel a family who is concerned about the possibility of “chronic Lyme disease.”

 

DISCLOSURES
No one in a position to control content has any relationships with commercial interests.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
Nationwide Children’s has not received any commercial support for this activity.

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE
1 Hour

DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE
September 21, 2016

EXPIRATION DATE
September 21, 2019

CME CREDIT AND PROVIDER INFORMATION
Nationwide Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The ACCME requires CME providers to maintain records of attendance for 6 years after participation.
Currently, there is no fee to obtain Category 1 CME Credit from this activity.

Please contact the Nationwide Children's CME Office with any questions:
Email: CMEOffice@nationwidechildrens.org

Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Education Department, CME Office
700 Children’s Drive
Columbus, OH 43205
614-355-0650

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