CME

Common Symptoms, but Rare Diagnoses in Neonatology: October 2015

Common Symptoms, but Rare Diagnoses in Neonatology: October 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

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Necrotizing Enterocolitis in a Full-Term Infant

Alison Chu, MD; and Harvey K. Chiu, MD

Vein of Galen Arteriovenous Malformation in a Neonate

Theodore De Beritto, MD, MS; Owais A. Khan, MD, MPH; Joseph R. Hageman, MD; and Michael Schreiber, MD

Tachycardia in the Neonate

Joyce Woo, MD; Owais A. Khan, MD, MPH; Leslie Caldarelli, MD; and Paula Williams, MS, MD

Acute Renal Failure in the Neonate

Owais A. Khan, MD, MPH; Joseph R. Hageman, MD; and Christopher Clardy, MD

Sponsorship Statement:  This continuing medical education activity is jointly sponsored by Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals.

Support Statement: There is no commercial support for this activity.

Learning Objectives: 

1. Recognize potential associations with necrotizing enterocolitis in a full-term infant.

2. Recognize the clinical signs and symptoms of a vein of Galen arteriovenous malformation and initiate appropriate treatment and management.

3. Identify the most common causes of fetal and neonatal tachycardia and tachyarrhythmia.

4. Identify the various causes of acute renal failure in a neonate, including renal vein thrombosis and potential treatment modalities.

Faculty names and affiliations: See Table of Contents

Reviewer names: Thomas J. Selva, MD, CME Director, Pediatric Annals; Stanford T. Shulman, Editor-in-chief, Pediatric Annals

Guest Editor:  Leslie Caldarelli, MD

Disclosure statement: In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support, all CME providers are required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the CME activity content over which the individual has control. Relationship information appears at the beginning of each CME-accredited article in this issue and also on this page.

Faculty members report the following financial relationships:
Thomas J. Selva, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships. 
Stanford T. Shulman, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Authors report the following financial relationships: Alison Chu has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Harvey K. Chiu has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Theodore De Beritto has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Owais A. Khan has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Joseph R. Hageman has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Michael Schreiber discloses consulting fees from Ikaria (acquired by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals). Joyce Woo has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Leslie Caldarelli has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Paula Williams has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Christopher Clardy has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The staff of Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Signed disclosures are on file at Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Accreditation statement(s): 
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Keck School of Medicine of USC and SLACK Incorporated. The Keck School of Medicine of USC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit designation:  The Keck School of Medicine of USC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release date: October 1, 2015.

Expiration Date: October 31, 2018.

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