APR 2021 CCSS: Children and Youth in Transition 04-22-2021

April 22, 2021

Program Description

The topics covered offer Continued Education (CE) accredited content to all health care providers and support the full range of military operations in order to sustain the health of all those entrusted to DHA’s medical care. The event will:

  • Instruct health care providers on successful implementation of relevant evidence-based and best practice strategies for the health care team.
  • Demonstrate how learning new skills will improve overall readiness, health outcomes, and possibly reduce unnecessary costs.
  • Engage learners in specific training and case vignettes for the application of acquired skills in instilling the importance of applying improvements in the collaborative team approach, which results in positively impacting patient care.

This event highlights current evidence-based practices, recommendations and initiatives, ethical considerations, clinical care pathways, and public health screenings related to the pediatric health care provider. The educational content are created by Subject Matter Experts in the ethical, research, education and medical domains of military and civilian health care sectors. The primary focus of this event aims to enhance the quality of patient outcomes and population health by providing advanced continuing education opportunities to improve the practice, skills, and knowledge of health care providers across the Military Health System (MHS).

This CE activity is provided through DHA J-7 CEPO and is approved for a maximum total of 7.0 CE/CME credits.

The conference is offered for 0.3 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate levels)

The ethics session is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level)  
 

For instructional personnel disclosure information, click on the speaker’s bio link.

Target Audience

Physicians, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, optometrists, social workers, psychologists, dentists, dental hygienists, dental technicians, registered dieticians, dietetic technicians, occupational therapists, certified counselors, kinesiotherapists, case managers, healthcare executives, audiologists and speech language pathologists. A certificate of attendance is available for other attendees.

Course summary
Course opens: 
03/11/2021
Course expires: 
05/06/2021
Event starts: 
04/22/2021 - 08:00
Event ends: 
04/22/2021 - 17:00
Time (ET)Titles/SpeakersEducational Objectives (If applicable)
0800-0805

Welcome Remarks

Lolita T. O’Donnell, Ph.D., M.S.N., R.N.
Division Chief, Leadership Education Analysis Development
Sustainment (LEADS) Division
Academic Superintendent, Continuing Education Program
Office (CEPO), J-7, Education and Training (E&T) Directorate,
Defense Health Agency (DHA)
Falls Church, Va.

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0805-0810

Opening Remarks

Army Lt. Col. Daniel J. Tolson, M.D. M.C.
Chief, Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, Madigan Army
Medical Center, Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics,
Uniform Services University (USU) 
Joint Base Lewis McChord, Wash. 

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Moderator

Navy LCDR Sebastian Lara, M.D., M.A.
Assistant Professor and Clerkship Director, Department of
Pediatrics Uniform Services University
Bethesda, Md.

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0815-0915
S01

Best Practices in Caring for Children in OCONUS Locations

Army Col. Adam Huillet, M.D. M.C., USA
Developmental Pediatrician Landstuhl Regional Medical Center
Kaiserslautern, Germany

  1. Identify common challenges for children of military families.
  2. Compare the challenges identified in military families to those living OCONUS.
  3. Examine COVID-19 related challenges for OCONUS families.
  4. Select programs and strategies that help mitigate these challenges.
0915-0925Break

0925-1025
S02

Applications of Genetics in Clinical Practice

Clesson Turner, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics,
Clinical Genetics and Molecular Genetics
Interim Director, Precision Medicine for Military Education
and Research, Department of Pediatrics, USU and Walter
Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC)
Bethesda, Md.

  1. Review the role of a genomics in primary care.
  2. Identify circumstances in which genetic testing may be beneficial.
  3. Summarize current genetic testing options.
  4. Evaluate when to refer a patient to a geneticist or genetic counselor.
1025-1035Break
 
1035-1135
S03

Screening for Mental Health Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Army Maj. Luke Lindley, M.D. F.A.A.P., M.C.
Department of Pediatrics
Joint Base Lewis, McChord (JBLM)

  1. Review the diagnostic criteria for and epidemiology of common mental health disorders in children and adolescents.
  2. Identify appropriate screening tools to identify patients at-risk for, or suffering from, these disorders.
  3. Select evidence-based treatment recommendations for patients with positive screening results.
1135-1145Break
1145-1245
S04

Exploring Preventable Diseases in Childhood: Implications on Clinical Practice

Air Force Col. (Ret.) Michael Rajnik, M.D.
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, USU 
Bethesda, Md. 

  1. Evaluate the key clinical manifestations of the covered vaccine preventable diseases of childhood.
  2. Differentiate between vaccine contraindications and precautions for administering routine ACIP recommended vaccines.
  3. Analyze situations where vaccine preventable diseases may re-emerge.
  4. Explain the epidemiology of routine vaccine preventable diseases in the U.S. and globally.
  5. Illustrate adverse events that may occur following routine immunizations.
     
1245-1345Break
1345-1445
S05

Ethics in Pediatric Medicine: Current Considerations, Emerging Concerns

James Giordano, Ph.D., M.Phil.
Departments Neurology & Biochemistry, Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics, Georgetown University Medical Center and Defense Medical Ethics Center
Bethesda, Md.

  1. Review primary ethical issues common to both civilian and military pediatric medical care.
  2. Evaluate key considerations of current and near- term pediatric preventive care.
  3. Distinguish treatment, enablement, and enhancement.
  4. Implement a general approach to addressing and mitigating risk(s) of new and emerging tools and methods applicable in pediatric biomedicine.
1445-1455Break
1455-1555
S06

A Review of the Forensic Healthcare Program and other Child and Family Resources in the MHS

U.S. Public Health Service Lt. Marion Willbright, L.C.S.W.
Chief, Family Advocacy
Winn Army Community Hospital (WINN ACH)
Fort Stewart, Ga.
 

Amber M. Jarell, M.S.N., A.P.R.N., C.P.N.P./C.N.S.
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Director, Sexual Assault Medical
Winn Army Community Hospital (WINN ACH)
Fort Stewart, Ga.

Cynthia T. Ferguson, Ph.D, M.P.H, M.S.N, M.F.A., A.F.N-B.C., C.N.M
Lead Program Director, Forensic Healthcare
J-3 Medical Affairs/Clinical Support Division, DHA 
Falls Church, Va.
 

Kandice Ray, M.S.N., R.N., SANE-A, SANE-P
Forensic Healthcare Market Coordinator
J-3 Medical Affairs/Clinical Support Division, DHA 
Falls Church, Va.

  1. Differentiate between forensic interviews, forensic exams and medical exams and the reasons for appropriate medical follow up.
  2. Review the Family Advocacy Program and the mandated reporting process.
  3. Describe DHA Forensic Healthcare Program (FHP) and its development and describe its role in mission readiness and care of active duty and beneficiaries.
  4. Discuss the DHA Pediatric Forensic Healthcare Examiner (FHE) educational requirements according to policy guidelines.
1555-1605Break
1605-1705
S07

Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Children and Youth: Emotional, Behavioral, and Education Based Changes

Army Lt. Col. Bonnie Jordan, M.D., MC
Program Director(PD)
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship
Madigan Army Medical Center
Joint Base Lewis McChord, Wash.

Air Force Capt. Matthew T. Scott
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Fellow
 Madigan Army Medical Center
Joint Base Lewis McChord, Wash. 

 

  1. Identify and interpret the emotional and behavioral challenges affecting children and families during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  2. Outline specific interventions to support wellness and success in modified educational platforms during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  3. Evaluate the additional educational challenges for military children, children with ADHD and children with special healthcare needs (CSHCN) during the COVID-19 pandemic.
1705-1710

Closing Remarks

Navy Capt. Greg Gorman, M.D., M.H.S.
Executive Director, Defense Health Board (DHB)
Chair, DHA Complex Pediatrics Clinical Community.
Defense Health Agency (DHA)
Falls Church, Va.

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Dial-In Information

888-233-1725 (CONUS)
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  • 7.00 AAPA

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  • 7.00 ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit

    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers will be provided a certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers may receive a maximum of 7.00 hours for completing this Course activity.

  • 7.00 ACHE

    DHA J-7 CEPO is authorized to award a maximum of 7.00 hours of pre-approved American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Qualified Education credit for this program toward advancement, or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Participants in this program who wish to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit must self-report their participation. To self-report, participants must log into their MyACHE account and select ACHE Qualified Education Credit.

  • 7.00 ACPE Pharmacist

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    No valid paper/electronic statement of credit will be offered. DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) to provide continuing education for Pharmacists. This knowledge based activity will provide a maximum of 7.00 contact hours of pharmacy continuing education credit. Participant CE records will be electronically communicated to CPE Monitor. There is no cost to participate in this activity.

  • 7.00 ACPE Pharmacy technician

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    No valid paper/electronic statement of credit will be offered. DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) to provide continuing education for Pharmacy Technicians. This knowledge based activity will provide a maximum of 7.00 contact hours of pharmacy continuing education credit. Participant CE records will be electronically communicated to CPE Monitor. There is no cost to participate in this activity.

  • 7.00 ADA

    image The Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.

  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    image DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this Course activity for a maximum of 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 7.00 ANCC

    The DHA, J-7, CEPO is accredited by the Joint Accreditation/ Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) to provide this Continuing Nursing Education Course for a maximum of 7.00 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 7.00 AOTA

    image The Defense Health Agency, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 304. This course is offered at 0.7 CEUs, . AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.

  • 7.00 APA

    image Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The DHA, J7, CEPO maintains responsibility for the content of the programs. DHA, J-7, CEPO designated this activity for a maximum of 7.00 CE credits. The instructional level of this activity is intermediate. There is no cost to participate.

  • 7.00 ARBO/COPE

    This activity has been approved by ARBO/COPE. The Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office designated this activity for a maximum of 7.00 credit hours. Optometrists should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
     

  • 7.00 ASHA
    American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
    Course # is ABIT2104

imageIntermediate Level
0.7 ASHA CEUs

Defense Health Agency, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office is approved by the Continuing Education board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology, and audiology. ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.

  • 7.00 ASWB

    image As a Jointly Accredited Organization, DHA J-7 CEPO is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. DHA J-7 CEPO maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive a maximum of 7.00 ASWB continuing education credits.

  • 7.00 Certificate of Attendance
  • 7.00 CCMC

    image This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for up to 7.00 CE contact hours.
     

  • 7.00 CDR
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    The Defense Health Agency, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 7.00 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.

  • 7.00 COPSKT

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    This continuing education activity has been accredited by The Council on Professional Standards for Kinesiotherapy (COPSKT) to include 7.00 contact hours/0.7 CEU. DHA, J-7, CEPO accredits enterprise-wide continuing education activities for military and civilian health care professionals. These courses are critical to DHA’s goal of providing the best possible quality care to active duty service members, veterans, and their families.

  • 7.00 IPCE

    image This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 7.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA, J-7, CEPO. DHA, J-7, CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP), and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) to provide continuing education for the health care team.

  • 7.00 NBCC

    image DHA J-7 CEPO has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6955. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. DHA J-7 CEPO is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

 
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