Continuing Medical Education (CME) Connecticut Children’s Continuing Medical Education (CME) office provides high-quality continuing medical education for all pediatric health care providers in the region. Stay Connected Join our private CME group on Facebook to connect with others and stay up to date on events and offerings, upcoming deadlines, and educational resources. Continuing Education Portal Continuing education activities are available through our Continuing Education Portal. The web-based portal is available 24/7 and allows you to: View upcoming events Watch live events Download course materials Take online evaluations Access your CE certificates and transcripts Access CME Portal (EEDS) Need assistance? Contact our CME team. Video Tutorial Watch below for a guided tutorial on how to stream On-Demand lectures (Enduring Materials) and access weekly Grand Rounds CME post-tests and passcodes through the Eeds Portal. COVID-19 Resources COVID-19 Update for Clinicians Access our COVID-19 Update for Clinicians information center for new information and resources especially for clinicians. “Ask the Experts” Webinar Join Connecticut Children’s each Friday from 8-9 a.m. for the latest information about COVID-19 from our pediatric experts, including Juan Salazar, MD, Christine Finck, MD, and John Schreiber, MD. Want to catch up on previous Ask the Experts topics? Tune in to the Grand Rounds podcast. Ask the Experts is the only ACCME COVID-19 series offered by a children’s hospital, and it suffices as an infectious disease state-mandated CSMS requirement. Resources “Ask the Experts” Q&A – Updated April 2021 School References & Resources in the COVID Era Pediatric COVID-19 Testing Locations – Connecticut 2-1-1 State Resource: Reimagining Connecticut Classrooms Inhaler Spacer Use – English | Spanish COVID-19 Clinical Pathways Grand Rounds Upcoming Grand Rounds Sessions Grand Rounds are held on Tuesdays from 8:00- 9:00 a.m via Zoom. Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://connecticutchildrens.zoom.us/j/93318506893?pwd=em5PNWUrKzhsUktaVjJZcjNkVWphZz09 Password: 178693 (Viewing only; post-test available on the CME EEDS Platform) Live Grand Rounds Sessions Near You Find a Grand Rounds session at one of five area hospitals near you (Bristol Hospital, Day Kimball Hospital, Danbury Hospital, Middlesex Hospital and Saint Mary’s Hospital). Download Traveling Grand Rounds Brochure Grand Rounds Podcast Play past Grand Rounds sessions on-demand. Listen to the Podcast Resources Grand Rounds Q&A – Updated March 2021 State-Mandated Lectures Claiming MOC Part 2 Lifelong Learning Credit in Eeds Additional Events Pediatricians in PJs: CME From the Comfort of Your Couch Each lecture is $20 and offers 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and 1 MOC Part 2 Credit Presentations Available: Management of Screen-Time Use in Children in the 2020s: A Toolkit for Pediatric Primary Care Robert Keder, MD, Developmental Pediatrics Improving Pediatric Sleep From Infancy Through Adolescence Lynelle Schneeberg, PsyD., Sleep Medicine Pediatric and Adolescent Knee Pain Allison Crepeau, MD, Sports Medicine Protect Kids, Not Guns: What Pediatricians Can Do to Improve Firearm Safety Alex Hogan, MD, MS, FAAP, Pediatric Hospital Medicine Psychological Approaches to Pediatric Chronic Pain Timothy LaVigne, PhD, Pain & Palliative Medicine Download Pediatricians in PJs Overview Register for Pediatricians in PJs Inaugural Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Symposium Friday, April 9, 2021, 8-11:30pm Live and on-demand 3AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, No Registration Fee Required. Schedule of Event: 8-9am: Gender Dysphoria: Understanding Gender Diversity Priya Phulwani, MD, Endocrinology: Connecticut Children’s 9:15-10:15am: Combating Stereotypes as Mom, Wife and Surgeon Christine Finck, MD, Surgeon-in-Chief; Connecticut Children’s 10:30-11:30am: Embracing Diversity and Inclusivity; A discussion promoting diversity and inclusivity in the workplace, connecting across our differences, and understanding the importance of building a sense of belonging for everyone Rev. Carolyn Wilkins, MBA, BBA, Founder of Imagine Consulting; Minister & Spiritual Director of Inspirational Ministries Download Inaugural Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Symposium Overview Link to Event Make a Donation About CME CME Newsletter Read the Latest CME Newsletter Virtual Interactive Workshop Series Calendar Download Virtual Interactive Workshop Calendar Resources CME Applications CME FEE AY 21-22 CME Mission Statement The purpose of continuing medical education (CME) is to raise the level of care by providing high quality, continuing medical education for all pediatric health care providers in the region (including pediatric physicians, surgeons, family physicians, pediatric physician assistants, pediatric APRNs, and nurses). CME activities should implement & execute practical, evidence based, quality continuing medical education while adhering to the following: Assess the needs of our health care providers to develop educational programs that improve their professional satisfaction and competence. Provide practical, up-to-date continuing medical education activities utilizing a variety of educational formats, including contemporary technologies and Enduring Activities. Reflect the importance of evidence-based medicine in the educational content. Establish effective methods to assess the impact of educational content on practitioner behavior, delivery of care, and on patient outcomes. Meet or exceed both legal and continuing education standards established by the Joint Commission, the State of Connecticut, Connecticut State Medical Society, and the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education. Accreditation Connecticut Children’s is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Connecticut Children’s takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity. Connecticut Children’s Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Conflict of Interest Policy All faculty participating in Continuing Medical Education activities sponsored by Connecticut Children’s are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of their presentation. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content. The planners, activity director and speaker(s) 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 this presentation. The speaker(s) will not be discussing the use of any off-label product. Commercial Support This activity is not commercially supported.