Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1) – PediaCast CME 044

Show Notes / Continuing Medical Education Information

DESCRIPTION
May is Neurofibromatosis Awareness Month! Dr Murugu Manickam (Clinical Geneticist) and Emily Sites (Genetic Counselor) join us in the studio as we discuss recognizing NF1, providing anticipatory guidance for families and coordinating care. We hope you can join us!

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TOPIC
Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1)

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

Dr Murugu Manickam
Clinical Geneticist
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Emily Sites
Genetic Counselor
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

LINKS
Neurofibromatosis Awareness Month
Genetic and Genomic Medicine at Nationwide Children’s
Children’s Tumor Foundation
Neurofibromatosis Network
NF Registry
Health Supervision for Children with Neurofibromatosis Type 1
Genetic Counseling – PediaCast 393
What’s Up with Measles and the MMR Vaccine? – PediaCast 431

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. Identify the genetic basis and cellular consequences of neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1).
  2. Recognize clinical diagnostic criteria and describe confirmatory testing for NF1.
  3. Provide anticipatory guidance for NF1 families, including disease features, complications, prognosis and family screening.
  4. Connect NF1 patients and families with supportive resources and coordinate multidisciplinary care.

 

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
May 8, 2019

EXPIRATION DATE
May 8, 2022

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
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Columbus, OH 43205
614-355-0650

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