Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
CME Value:
In order to meet STARK regulatory requirements that allow Children's to provide a limited amount of non-monetary compensation to physicians, we must note your participation in this online CME at a value of $10 per credit. This amount will be applied to your non-monetary compensation allowance. No action is required on your part. Thank you for your interest in the CME opportunities.

Disclaimer Statement:
This educational activity does not necessarily reflect the views, opinions, policies or procedures of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, its staff or representatives. Children’s cannot and does not assume any responsibility for the use, misuse or misapplication of any information provided.

Approved Credit
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Children's designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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Disclosure
The following speakers, planners or anyone who controls the content of the activity have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests:
Andrew Reisner, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P.; Natalie Tillman, R.N., B.S.N.; Linda Cole, R.N.; Elizabeth Atkins, R.N.; Greg Pereira, R.N., B.S.N., M.B.A., Mary Thacher, R.N., MSN, CE, Gina Christopher, Ph.D. and Jacqueline Kiefel Ph.D., and Kristine Whigham, Psy.D.

The following planner who has control of the content has disclosed an affiliation or financial interest: Julius Sherwinter, M.D.- Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.- receives honorarium

Instructions for Participation and Credit
This activity is designed to be completed within the time designated on the title page; physicians should claim only those credits that reflect the time actually spent in the activity. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity online during the valid credit period that is noted on the title page. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must receive a minimum score of 80% on the post-test.

Follow these steps to earn CME/CE credit*
• Read the learning objectives and author disclosures.
• Read the following CME Articles online or printed out:


Issue 1: Concussions in Children - Andrew Reisner, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P.; Natalie Tillman, R.N., B.S.N.; Linda Cole, R.N.; Elizabeth Atkins, R.N.; Greg Pereira, R.N., B.S.N., M.B.A., Mary Thacher, R.N., MSN, CEN
Issue 2: When a Child had Epilepsy and Attention Problems: The Role of Neurophsychology - Gina Christopher, Ph.D. and Jacqueline Kiefel Ph.D.
Issue 3: Monitoring Pediatric Pharmacotherapy: The Benefit of a Neuropsychological Surveillance Program - Jacqueline Kiefel, Ph.D. and Kristine Whigham, Psy.D.

• Online, choose the best answer to each test question. To receive a certificate, you must receive a passing score as designated at the top of the test. We encourage you to complete the Activity Evaluation to provide feedback for future programming.

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Target Audience
Pedatricians, nurse practitioners, physicians assistants, others involved in managing care of children

Copyright
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Estimated time to complete activity: 1 hour

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Seminar Information
Seminar Date:
May 09, 2012
Expiration Date:
May 09, 2014 12:00 AM
Seminar Objectives
  • Define postconcussion syndrome.
  • Identify the three categories of concussion.
  • Describe how children with comorbid ADHD and epilepsy differ from community samples of children with ADHD.
  • Classify the deficit areas that children with remitted seizures present.
  • Explain the Executive Control System as it relates to cognitive functions.
  • Identify medication efficacy as it relates to areas of the brain.
Concussions in Children
Speaker Information
Elizabeth Atkins R.N.
Linda Cole R.N.
Greg Pereira R.N., B.S.N., M.B.A.
Andrew Reisner M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P.
Mary Thacher R.N., MSN, CEN
Natalie Tillman R.N., B.S.N.
When a Child had Epilepsy and Attention Problems: The Role of Neurophsychology
Speaker Information
Gina Christopher Ph.D.
Jacqueline Kiefel Ph.D.
Monitoring Pediatric Pharmacotherapy: The Benefit of a Neuropsychological Surveillance Program
Speaker Information
Jacqueline Kiefel Ph.D.
Kristine Whigham Psy.D.
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Attendance (CHOA)
attendance: 1.00
Physicians
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™: 1.00
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