Date of Original Release: August 1, 2022. Date of most recent review: July 1, 2022. Termination date: August 1, 2025.
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Credit Designation: EB Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Specialty CME: Included as part of the 4 credits, this CME activity is eligible for 4 Trauma credits and 0.5 Pharmacology CME credits, subject to your state and institutional approval.
ACEP Accreditation: Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 48 hours of ACEP Category I credit per annual subscription.
AAP Accreditation: This continuing medical education activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for a maximum of 48 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
AOA Accreditation: Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice is eligible for up to 48 American Osteopathic Association Category 2-A or 2-B credit hours per year.
Needs Assessment: The need for this educational activity was determined by a practice gap analysis; a survey of medical staff, including the editorial board of this publication; review of morbidity and mortality data from the CDC, AHA, NCHS, and ACEP; and evaluation responses from prior educational activities for emergency physicians.
Target Audience: This enduring material is designed for emergency medicine physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and residents.
Goals: Upon completion of this activity, you should be able to: (1) identify areas in practice that require modification to be consistent with current evidence in order to improve competence and performance; (2) develop strategies to accurately diagnose and treat both common and critical ED presentations; and (3) demonstrate informed medical decision-making based on the strongest clinical evidence.
CME Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, you should be able to: (1) discuss the indications for tourniquet placement and contraindications for tourniquet removal in the management of pediatric firearm injuries to the extremity; (2) describe indications for immediate operative management; (3) calculate and interpret an arterial pressure index; and (4) describe interventions that can be used at the bedside to reduce the risk for firearm injury recurrence.
Discussion of Investigational Information: As part of the journal, faculty may be presenting investigational information about pharmaceutical products that is outside Food and Drug Administration approved labeling. Information presented as part of this activity is intended solely as continuing medical education and is not intended to promote off-label use of any pharmaceutical product.
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Ilene Claudius, MD (Editor-in-Chief): Nothing to Disclose
Tim Horeczko, MD (Editor-in-Chief): Nothing to Disclose
Rawad Rayes, MD (Author): Nothing to Disclose
Cathy Dong, MD (Author): Nothing to Disclose
Eva Tovar Hirashima, MD, MPH (Author): Nothing to Disclose
Jefferson Barrett, MD, MPH (Peer Reviewer): Nothing to Disclose
Hoi See Tsao, MD, MPH (Peer Reviewer): Nothing to Disclose
Aimee Mishler, PharmD (Pharmacology Editor): Nothing to Disclose
Brian Skrainka, MD (CME Question Editor): Nothing to Disclose
Cheryl Belton, PhD (Content Editor): Nothing to Disclose
Dorothy Whisenhunt, MS (Content Editor): Nothing to Disclose
Commercial Support: This issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice did not receive any commercial support.
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