After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Understand the nature of current media for infants, children, and adolescents (topic areas = sex, birth control advertising, bod self image, obesity, eating disorders, social networking, sexting, cyberbulling).
2. Discuss the impact of a variety of media on children and teens an dhow such effects were determined by research.
3. Identify how the adverse effects of media can be mediated by parents and by school media literacy programs.
Victor C. Strasburger, MD
Professor of Pediatrics Emeritus
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.
None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
- 1.00 APA American Psychological AssociationBaystate Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Baystate Health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
- 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours