CME Opportunities, Events, and Webinar Recordings

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TPS SUPPORTED EVENTS, CME/MOC/WEBINAR RECORDINGS

  • TPS CME and MOC Webinar: How COVID-19 Spreads: A Review
    May 10, 2021 12:00pm-1:00pm (CT) 
    Speaker: Manjusha Gaglani, MD 
    This webinar will contain basic knowledge for healthcare professionals to utilize with their staff when implementing infection control best practices in their offices. We encourage all allied health, nurses, nurse practitioners, medical assistants, office managers, and first-year medical students to register. Physicians and residents/fellows seeking CME and MOC may register to help promote the basic understanding how COVID-19 is spread to their patients. 

    Texas A&M University College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum
    of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.This webinar will be recorded and available to view at any time for those who are unable to attend the live event. However, only those who attend the live event are eligible for CME and MOC.
    Click here for more information and to register now
     
  • TPS CME and MOC Webinar: MIS-C and Mimics
    May 26, 2021 12:00pm-1:00pm (CT) 
    Speakers: Andrea Dean, MD, FAAP and Tiphanie Vogel, MD, PhD, FAAP

    This session will present several cases of children admitted to Texas Children’s Hospital for observation and evaluation for MIS-C and their subsequent discharge diagnoses. By the end this session, audience members will be able to:

    1. Define MIS-C according to the WHO and CDC
    2. Discuss specific common diseases that may mimic MIS-C
    3. Compare and contrast details, including lab findings, of MIS-C and mimics
    4. Plan care for children presenting with signs and symptoms concerning for MIS-C

    Texas A&M University College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum
    of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.This webinar will be recorded and available to view at any time for those who are unable to attend the live event. However, only those who attend the live event are eligible for CME.
    Click here for more information and to register now

TMA on Demand Webinar: 21st Century Cures Act: Interoperability and Information Blocking 
This on demand TMA webinar provides an overview of the rules’ information-blocking provisions and application programming interface requirements. It also looks at the impact on electronic health record interoperability and the way data are exchanged between patients, physicians, payers, technology developers, and other health care stakeholders. Complimentary to TMA members. Purchase here

PAST WEBINAR RECORDINGS

Teens Who Vape: How to Diagnose and Treat Patients with Nicotine Addiction
Speaker: Lindy McGee, MD
This webinar was recorded to view at any time for those who are unable to attend the live event. However, only those who attended the live event are eligible for CME and MOC.

How Respiratory Droplets Spread COVID-19
Speaker: Sarmistha B. Hauger, MD, FAAP
This webinar was recorded to view at any time for those who are unable to attend the live event. However, only those who attended the live event are eligible for CME and MOC.

Vaping in Teens: Why Are They Doing it and How Do We Fight it (3/25/2021)
Speaker: Lindy McGee, MD
This webinar was recorded to view at any time for those who are unable to attend the live event. However, only those who attended the live event are eligible for CME.

From Screening to Differential Diagnosis for Infants with Possible Congenital Zika Virus Infection (12/8/20)
Speaker: Flor Munoz, MD, FAAP
Baylor College of Medicine
Objectives: 1. Identify the recommended screenings for infants with possible Congenital Zika Virus Infection; 2. Recognize differential diagnosis for infants with possible Congenital Zika Virus Infection; 3. Review the current knowledge of
Non-Neonatal Zika Infection in Children.

After the Storm: Neurodevelopmental follow up for infants with congenital Zika infection (11/17/20)
Speaker: Joseph B. Cantey, MD, FAAP
UT Health San Antonio
Objectives: 1. Outline the care and coordination necessary to treat infants with congenital Zika Virus Infection in the medical home; 2. Identify services and referrals that may be needed for infants with possible Congenital Zika Virus Infection.

COVID-19: When Home Isn't a Safe Place
Family violence is not a simple problem even outside of a global pandemic. During COVID-19, it becomes yet more complicated. In this Texas Medical Association podcast, a guest panel of four physician experts in family violence, intimate partner violence, and child abuse address how family violence has changed during COVID-19 and how medicine can respond. CME credit is available.

Implementing Virtual Well Child Visits Into Your Medical Home
Hear from TPS members, Angela Moemeka, MD, and Sogol Pahlavan, MD, and to learn about using virtual well child visits in your practice. Topics include: what is allowable for telemedicine well child visits, changes in operations that are needed, common mistakes, lessons learned, and much more. Hear how they have implemented telemedicine visits in their own practices and get helpful tips. 

Telemedicine Keys to Success
Not sure where to start with Telemedicine? In light of COVID-19, many of you have "opened your doors" to telemedicine appointments. As a prequel to the TPS Annual Meeting, we are providing TPS members with a complimentary webinar to hone your telemedicine skills. If you are looking for telemedicine basics such as how to set up, manage, transform, best practices, address parent concerns, privacy and payment issues – this is the "101" you've been waiting for!

Identifying Mental Health Issues, Child Abuse, and ACEs During a Pandemic
On June 13, 2020, the TPS Committee on Mental Health presented a complimentary webinar on the possible impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of children and adolescents and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). The webinar included a discussion on ACEs and how pediatricians in the “telemedicine visit” arena can effectively identify child abuse in families, and screen for and identify mental health disorders in the adolescent population. Slides here.
Related links from speakers:

Society and Adolescent Health - COVID-19: Resources for Parents and Teens
Child Mind Institute - Supporting Teenagers and Young Adults During the Coronavirus Crisis
HealthyChildren.org - Teens & COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities During the Outbreak
Center for Parent & Teen Communication - Raising Youth of Color in a Complex World
Pediatrics - “The Talk,” Physician Version: Special Considerations for African American, Male Adolescents
Pediatrics - The Impact of Racism on Child and Adolescent Health

Webinar Recording: Implementing the Child Psychiatry Access Network for Pediatricians- CPAN
The 86th Texas Legislature created the Child Psychiatry Access Network (CPAN) – a major TPS legislative victory – to expand access to consultation and telehealth supports for pediatricians treating children and youth with mental health needs, and their families. Learn more about CPAN’s implementation and how to utilize it in your practice through our webinar featuring guest speakers David Lakey, MD; Laurel Williams, DO; and Nhung Tran, MD. You can also listen to audio only. Slides are available here.
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Texas Health Steps Online Provider Education:

Self-paced online courses that provide CME credit free of charge. These web-based modules provide relevant information and reference materials on topics designed for physicians and providers who treat Texas children and youth. You can access useful resources on this site at any time on an unlimited basis, even when not taking a course. Offerings include courses, case studies, and tutorials accessible through mobile devices.

The Texas Health Steps Online Provider Education program offers more than 50 free CE courses and additional trainings for health-care professionals.

  • The courses are interactive, mobile-friendly and offered in a variety of formats, ranging from short case studies and five-minute quick courses to accredited courses that provide up to 2.0 CE credits.
  • Courses focus on medical, behavioral, dental and case management topics pertinent to potential and current Texas Health Steps and Texas Medicaid providers and their staff members. 
  • The content is developed by physicians and other subject matter experts and is regularly updated.

New CME Course Listings  

Disclaimer: Except for programs sponsored by TPS, AAP, TMA, or the AMA, listing of a CME activity does not represent an endorsement of the program by the TPS but is provided for informational purposes only.

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