Date of Original Release: September 30, 2022. Date of most recent review: September 15, 2022. Termination date: September 30, 2025.
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Credit Designation: EB Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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, subject to your state and institutional requirements.
Needs Assessment: The need for this educational activity was determined by 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; thorough review of current literature on the topic and practice gap assessment; and evaluation of prior 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) determine the most appropriate imaging modality for pediatric thoracic and abdominal injuries using clinical findings; and (2) identify conditions that can be evaluated without computed tomography.
Discussion of Investigational Information: As part of the activity, 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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Lara Zibners, MD, MMEd (Editor-in-Chief): Nothing to disclose
Jinel Scott, MD (Author): Nothing to disclose
Tarundeep Grewal, MD (Author): Nothing to disclose
Selwena Brewster, MD (Author): Nothing to disclose
Ambreen Khan, MD (Author): Nothing to disclose
Michelle Arzubi-Hughes, DO (Peer Reviewer): Nothing to disclose
Peter Gutierrez, MD (Peer Reviewer): Nothing to disclose
Angie Wallace (Editor): Nothing to disclose
Commercial Support: This supplement to Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice did not receive any commercial support.
Earning Credit: Read the PDF and complete the CME test online.
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