Objectives

After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1| Review frequently overused tests and interventions in pediatric emergency medicine and urgent care
2| Discuss the evidence/lack of evidence supporting avoidance of certain tests in PEM/pediatric urgent care
3| Review the potential harms/costs associated with over testing
4| Discuss the exceptions to the guidelines when testing is appropriate

Faculty

Michael Cooper, MD
Division Chief, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Baystate Medical Center

Faculty Disclosure

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. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.

None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. 

None of the other planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. 



Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Physicians
Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 contact hour(s).  Nurses should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Psychologists
Baystate Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  Baystate Health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  1.0 CE credit(s) for psychologists have been granted for this educational activity.

Pharmacists

This activity carries a maximum of 1.0 contact hour(s).  Pharmacists should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team and learners will receive 1.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

Session date: 
01/23/2024 - 8:00am to 9:00am EST
Location: 
Remote
759 Chestnut St.
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 ACPE Contact Hours
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 APA American Psychological Association
    Baystate 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 IPCE Credit Hour(s)

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