Skin and Soft Tissue Infections – PediaCast CME 060

Show Notes and CME Information

DESCRIPTION
We have another resident-led episode for you this week as Drs Dan Schmitz and Abha Athale discuss skin and soft tissue infections. We explore the presentation, diagnosis and management of cellulitis, abscess, impetigo, erysipelas… and more!

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SERIES NAME
PediaCast CME

DATE
January 14, 2020

EPISODE TITLE
Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

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

Dr Abha Athale
Pediatric Resident
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Dr Daniel Schmitz
Med-Peds Resident
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

LEARNING OBJECTIVES 

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

  1. Differentiate between various skin and soft tissue infections.
  2. Apply a systematic and evidence-based approach to the diagnosis of cellulitis and skin abscesses.
  3. Determine an appropriate outpatient management plan for patients with cellulitis and skin abscesses.
  4. Identify patients requiring inpatient management for cellulitis and skin abscesses.
  5. Formulate an appropriate inpatient management plan for patients with cellulitis and skin abscesses.

LINKS
Pediatric Residency Training Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Internal Medicine – Pediatric Residency Training Program (NCH / OSUWMC)
Fever in the Young Infant – PediaCast CME 58

UpToDate Links
Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in Children
Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in Neonates
Cellulitis and Skin Abscess
Infectious Folliculitis
Impetigo and Bullous Impetigo
Staph Scalded Skin Syndrome
Toxic Shock Syndrome

PLANNING COMMITTEE
Michael Patrick, MD
William Long, MD
Jessica Dudley, CME Coordinator

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT
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.

CME INFORMATION
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.

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Nationwide Children’s Hospital is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Nationwide Children’s Hospital maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 continuing education credits.

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