PA AAP Fall 2019 Leadership Meeting
goal of this program is to engage pediatricians in an update and discussion of
the scientific basis of current and emerging best practices in child
development and early learning, from clinical screening and referral to
home-based and early learning center practices.
The program is designed for pediatricians, pediatric residents and advanced-practice providers who care for children. Family practice and other interested healthcare providers are also welcome to attend.
- Discuss the biologic basis of early language development and the related impact of early environment/interventions that support language development and ameliorate factors that can adversely affect child development.
- Identify best practices in early childhood learning and approaches to strengthening childcare experiences.
- Explore the pediatrician’s role in developmental screening and partnering with community-based services (including child care) to improve child health and well-being as it pertains to school readiness.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine s accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses attending this program will receive a Certificate of Attendance confirming 4.0-hour continuing education in a CME accredited program. These hours may be considered eligible for completing the 30 hours of continuing education required for biannual nursing re-licensure in Pennsylvania.
Other health care professionals are awarded .4 continuing education units (CEU's) which is equivalent to 4.0 contact hours.
Faculty for this activity have been required to disclose all relationships with any proprietary entity producing healthcare goods or services, with the exemption of non-profit or government organizations and non-health care related companies.
No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.
We encourage participation by all individuals. Advance notification of any special needs will help us better serve you. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program.