CME Opportunities and Events

For a list TPS hosted events click here.

ONLINE CME/MOC/WEBINARS

December 8, 2020 from 12 noon to 1 pm (CT) *Please note the date change*
Lunch and Learn
From Screening to Differential Diagnosis for Infants with Possible Congenital Zika Virus Infection
Register here (Pre-registration closes end of day on Wednesday, November 18)
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.

Speaker: Flor Munoz, MD, FAAP, Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital
Flor Munoz is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Infectious Diseases at Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, in Houston, Texas. She is originally from Guatemala, where she attended Francisco Marroquin University Medical School. She has over 20 years of experience in conducting clinical research studies focusing on the epidemiology of infectious diseases and vaccines in special populations, including infants, children, adolescents, and pregnant women,  with particular interest in respiratory pathogens and maternal immunization. She is principal or Co-investigator in various projects supported by industry, the US National Institutes of Health, the CDC, NVPO, WHO and BMGF, including the GAIA project which seeks the harmonization in the assessment of safety of vaccines for pregnancy, and the MIACSA project which evaluates tetanus vaccination in pregnancy as a platform for maternal immunization strategies. Dr. Munoz is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Infectious Diseases (COID), influenza and RSV work group member at the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the CDC, and Chair of the Institutional Review Board at Baylor College of Medicine.

PAST WEBINAR RECORDINGS

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.

Webinar Recording: 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. 

Webinar Recording: 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!

Webinar Recording: 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.

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 more than 50 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, webinars, podcasts, case studies, and tutorials accessible through mobile devices.

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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