Recognizing Sepsis

Pediatric Evening Lecture Series 2013-2014


Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is accredited by the Connecticut State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Office of Continuing Medical Education plans evidence-based CME activities that enhance physician competence and performance, improve patient outcomes, and better equip physicians to practice in a changing healthcare environment.

Thursday, February 13, 2014
5:30-8:30pm
Pond House Cafe, 1555 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, CT

Presented by:

  • Adam Silverman, MD – Attending, Critical Care and Emergency Medicine, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center; Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • V. Matt Laurich, MD – Attending, Division of Emergency Medicine, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center; Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Kristin Welch, MD – Attending, Division of Emergency Medicine, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center; Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Target audience: This activity is designed for pediatricians, family practitioners, pediatric advanced-practice nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Registered nurses and school nurses also may find the information valuable.

Objectives: Participants will be able to (1) define septic shock; (2) state the three pathophysiologic components of shock; (3) recognize three clinical findings of the presentation of shock; and (4) identify three interventions that improve the outcome of patients in shock.

Schedule:
5:30-6pm  Registration
5:30-6:30pm  Buffet Dinner
6-8pm  Lecture
8-8:30pm  Q&A
 

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) by Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of two (2) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).™ Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities sponsored by Connecticut Children’s Medical Center are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and to share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

Drs. Silverman, Laurich and Welch do not have a financial interest, arrangement, or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of their presentations.

Drs. Silverman, Laurich and Welch will not be discussing the use of any off-label products.

THIS CME ACTIVITY HAS NO COMMERCIAL SUPPORT ASSOCIATED WITH IT.

Register online or complete and mail this form with payment. For more information, contact Diane Mouradjian, 860.837.6264.