S03 - A Comprehensive Review of the Current Topics in Pediatric Medicine Home Study

Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, optometrists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, psychologists, social workers, counselors, kinesiotherapists, case managers, healthcare executives, and other health care professionals who support/care for U.S. active-duty service members, reservists, National Guardsmen, military veterans and their families.

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize core elements of health maintenance for patients with Autism Spectrum Disorders
  2. Become familiar with cutting edge treatments in Pediatric Neurology
  3. Apply feeding strategies to decrease risk of developing food allergies based on the LEAP and EAT studies
  4. Design a blood pressure screening & referral protocol for their clinic.
  5. Institute and evaluate pulse oximetry screening for critical congenital heart disease in the newborn nursery.

Additional Information

Virtual COPE Course ID #: 
62356 PB
Virtual COPE Activity/Event #: 
117330
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AAPA
    DHA J-7 CEPO has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.50 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Physician assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 1.50 ACHE
    DHA J-7 CEPO is authorized to award a maximum of 1.50 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.
  • 1.50 ACPE Pharmacist
    UAN JA4008136-0000-19-068-H04-P
    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 1.50 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.
  • 1.50 ACPE Pharmacy technician
    UAN JA4008136-0000-19-068-H04-T
    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 1.50 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.
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    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 activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.50 ANCC
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this activity. Continuing Nursing Education activity for a maximum of 1.50 contact hours Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.50 APA
    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 APA CEP Office maintains responsibly for the content of the programs. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this activity for a maximum of 1.50 CE credits. The instructional level of this activity is intermediate. There is no cost to participate.
  • 1.50 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 1.50 credit hours. Optometrists should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    COPE Course ID #: 62356 PB
    COPE Activity/Event #: 117330
  • 1.50 ASWB
    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 1.50 ASWB continuing education credits.
  • 1.50 Certificate of Attendance
  • 1.50 COPSKT
    Provider # is
    This continuing education activity has been accredited by The Council on Professional Standards for Kinesiotherapy (COPSKT) to include 1.50 contact hours/0.15 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.
  • 1.50 IPCE
    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 1.50 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.
  • 1.50 Occupational Therapists (ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit)
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education. For the purpose of recertification, the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME. Occupational Therapists may receive a maximum of 1.50 hours for completing this activity.
  • 1.50 Physical Therapists (ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit)
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education. Physical Therapists will be provided a certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physical Therapists may receive a maximum of 1.50 hours for completing this activity.
Course opens: 
09/19/2019
Course expires: 
12/10/2019

Lt. Helene Pinches, MD, MC
Fellow, Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
Boston Children's Hospital

Boston, MA


LT Pinches received her B.S. in Biology and B.A. in History from Providence College in 2009. She was accepted to the Health Professions Scholarship Program and received her commission in the USN in 2011. She graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine in 2014. LT Pinches then completed residency training in Pediatrics at the National Capital Consortium program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, graduating in 2017. She is currently in her second year as a clinical fellow in Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics in the Division of Developmental Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital.


Lt. Cmdr Jennifer L. Jaskiewicz, DO, MC
Staff Pediatric Neurologist
Navy Medical Center

Portsmouth, VA


LCDR Jaskiewicz hails from Silver Spring, MD and attended Pomona College (BA, Neuroscience 2001). She was commissioned as an Ensign in the Naval Reserves in 2006 and attended Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine-CA in 2010. She completed both her Pediatric Residency in 2013 and subsequently her Pediatric Neurology Fellowship in 2016 in the National Capital Consortium.

LCDR Jaskiewicz reported as staff Pediatric Neurologist to NMCP in 2016. She deployed on the USNS COMFORT Enduring Promise mission in 2018. At NMCP, she has participated numerous quality improvement initiatives. She is currently serving as Chair of the Long Term Opioid Therapy Safety Program.

LCDR Jaskiewicz is board certified in General Pediatrics, as well as Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology. She holds an academic appointment as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Her military decorations include 2 Joint Service Awards.


Maj. Alison M Helfrich, DO, F.A.A.P., MC
Medical Director of Pediatrics
Spangdahlem Air Base

Spangdahlem, Germany


Maj (Dr.) Alison M. Helfrich is the Pediatrics Clinic Element Chief, 52nd Medical Operations Squadron, Spangdahlem Air Base (AB), Germany. She is the sole Pediatrician dedicated to providing comprehensive medical care for over 1,100 pediatric beneficiaries through accessible, high quality healthcare in the Pediatrics Medical Home. In addition to acute and preventative medical care, she also serves as Medical Director of Pediatrics where she orchestrates policies and procedures. Lastly, she is and Allergy Extender and the Medical Director of Allergy/Immunizations where she oversees vaccinations and allergy immunotherapy for the 6,000 beneficiaries.

Maj Helfrich graduated from Allegheny College and commissioned into the Air Force through the Health Professions Scholarship Program while she received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Prior to her current position, the major was the Medical Director for Pediatrics at Misawa AB, Japan where she ensured continuous coverage of inpatient pediatric medicine and medical evacuations to definitive care hospitals.


Capt. Gregory H. Gorman, MD, MHS, MC
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Uniform Services University of the Health Sciences

Bethesda, MD


Captain Gorman is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University and consultant at the National Institutes of Health. A graduate of Georgetown University and the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, he is double-boarded in Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology and board eligible in Clinical Informatics. He completed a Masters in Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and has authored over 30 peer-reviewed journal articles focusing on the health of military-connected children, pediatric kidney disease, and the epidemiology and informatics needs of humanitarian assistance operations. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Society of Nephrology. He was named Master Clinician at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and is the recipient of multiple military and civilian research and teaching awards.


Lt. Col. Ryan P. Flanagan
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Uniform Services University of the Health Sciences
Tripler Army Medical Center

Honolulu, HI


LTC Ryan Flanagan, the son of a career infantry officer who was born in an Army hospital, is a Pediatric and Fetal Cardiologist at Tripler Army Medical Center. He is a Chicago native who obtained a BS in Civil engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign prior to attending the Uniformed Services University. He completed pediatric residency at Madigan Army Medical Center and Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. He was intimately involved with instituting pulse oximetry screening serving as an expert panel members to the North Carolina DHHS Task Force for Newborn Screening for Congenital Heart Defects while station at Fort Bragg. Since January 2017 he has been stationed at Tripler Army Medical Center where in addition to his clinical roles he has served as the Associate Pediatric Residency Program Director and will assume the position of Pediatric Residency Program Director this upcoming summer.

 

Disclosure

  • Lt. Helene Pinches, MD, MC has no relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose relating to the content of this activity.
  • Lt. Cmdr Jennifer L. Jaskiewicz, DO, MC has no relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose relating to the content of this activity.
  • Maj. Alison M Helfrich, DO, F.A.A.P., MC has no relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose relating to the content of this activity.
  • Capt. Gregory H. Gorman, MD, MHS, MC has no relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose relating to the content of this activity.
  • Lt. Col. Ryan P. Flanagan has no relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose relating to the content of this activity.
  • The views expressed in this presentation are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Department of Defense (DoD), nor the U.S. Government.
  • This continuing education activity is managed and accredited by the Defense Health Agency J-7 Continuing Education Program Office (DHA J-7 CEPO). DHA J-7 CEPO and all accrediting organizations do not support or endorse any product or service mentioned in this activity.
  • DHA J-7 CEPO staff, as well as activity planners and reviewers have no relevant financial or non-financial interest to disclose.
  • Commercial support was not received for this activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AAPA
    DHA J-7 CEPO has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.50 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Physician assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
  • 1.50 ACHE
    DHA J-7 CEPO is authorized to award a maximum of 1.50 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.
  • 1.50 ACPE Pharmacist
    UAN JA4008136-0000-19-068-H04-P
    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 1.50 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.
  • 1.50 ACPE Pharmacy technician
    UAN JA4008136-0000-19-068-H04-T
    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 1.50 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.
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    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 activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.50 ANCC
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this activity. Continuing Nursing Education activity for a maximum of 1.50 contact hours Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.50 APA
    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 APA CEP Office maintains responsibly for the content of the programs. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this activity for a maximum of 1.50 CE credits. The instructional level of this activity is intermediate. There is no cost to participate.
  • 1.50 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 1.50 credit hours. Optometrists should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    COPE Course ID #: 62356 PB
    COPE Activity/Event #: 117330
  • 1.50 ASWB
    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 1.50 ASWB continuing education credits.
  • 1.50 Certificate of Attendance
  • 1.50 COPSKT
    Provider # is
    This continuing education activity has been accredited by The Council on Professional Standards for Kinesiotherapy (COPSKT) to include 1.50 contact hours/0.15 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.
  • 1.50 IPCE
    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 1.50 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.
  • 1.50 Occupational Therapists (ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit)
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education. For the purpose of recertification, the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME. Occupational Therapists may receive a maximum of 1.50 hours for completing this activity.
  • 1.50 Physical Therapists (ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit)
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education. Physical Therapists will be provided a certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physical Therapists may receive a maximum of 1.50 hours for completing this activity.
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