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Pediatric Asthma Part I: Risks, Burden, Practice Gaps (0.5 hour Monograph)

Hours: 1.00


Best suited for: Pediatricians, family physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, RNs. Other interested healthcare practitioners are welcome to participate.


Original Release Date: February 7, 2017
Review Date: August 7, 2019
Expiration Date: February 7, 2020

Description: Asthma is the most common chronic health condition in children under 18 years old. Low-income, minority and underserved populations are most at risk for poor outcomes. While there have been significant improvements in asthma care, barriers to the implementation of effective treatment remain. This monograph gives an overview of pediatric asthma statistics and practice gaps.

Learning Objectives: Upon completion, participants should be able to:
1) Describe barriers to appropriate care experienced by at-risk patient groups
2) Access and use resources and tools for clinical decision making and patient/family
    education and communication

Learning Assessment: There will be a posttest for this activity with a minimum performance requirement of 4 out of 5 correct answers.

Estimated time to complete activity: 0.50 hour

Residents will earn a certificate of completion. Physicians will earn CME credit. 

CME Information - Read

Method and Medium: To obtain CME credit, view the entire online presentation, complete the evaluation and posttest and print your certificate online.

CME Credit: 0.5

State Requirements: Based on information from state licensing authorities published by the AMA, this program meets specific CME requirements for the following states:
Connecticut - This activity includes content in Risk Management
Massachusetts - This activity includes content in Risk Management
Pennsylvania - This activity includes content in Risk Management / Patient Safety
Texas - This activity includes content in Ethics and/or Professional Responsibility

CME Disclosure Policy: LAMMICO requires planners, speakers, faculty and all those who influence the content of a CME activity to disclose any financial relationships they have with commercial interests that are relevant to the CME activity. The disclosures shall be reviewed for any conflict of interest and subject to a mechanism for resolution of conflict of interest. A disclosure statement of relevant financial relationships will be made to the audience prior to the activity.

Disclosure: The author, editors and planning committee members for this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

About the Author: Marion Deming, RN, MSN - Read Bio

Medical Expert Reviewer: Karl N. Hanson, MD, FAAFP - Read Bio

Editor: Karen K. Davis, MA, CPHRM - Read Bio

Managing Editor: Dawer Azizi, MHA, CPHRM, LAMMICO Director of Risk Management

Editor and Lead Nurse Planner: Sharon Cusanza, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, LAMMICO Senior Risk Management Education Specialist

Content Advisors/Planning Committee Members - Read

Risk Management Committee Members - Read

Electronic Hardware and Software Requirements - Read

Web Master Contact Information: For assistance, contact Shea Ivey at 866/398-1038 or help@medicalinteractive.com

Disclaimer: This activity is presented as risk management education. It is not legal advice, nor does it establish medical standards of care. Standards of care vary depending on the unique presentation of each patient. The information contained herein is not a substitute for the reasonable discretion of skilled and informed clinicians at the point of care.

Copyright Information: Copyright © 2017


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This course is offered through Experix, a wholly owned subsidiary of Physicians Insurance, and is based on more than 30 years' experience in providing continuing medical education. This course is complimentary for Physicians Insurance members.

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