Start Date: TBD
Price: Free (but you must register)
METABOLISM ELECTIVE: DISORDERS CAUSING ENCEPHALOPATHY
Live Online Event
Focus on urea cycle disorders, organic acidemias, hepatic porphyria
This is an online replica of the classical training experience so common in teaching hospitals… shadowing a specialist as s/he sees her/his patients in clinic. Each Metabolism Elective has a theme and includes short medical overviews of selected diseases coupled with brief videos of patients/caregivers who describe their experiences in living with those diseases.
This activity is intended for neurologists and neurology trainees, nurses/nurse practitioners, physician assistants, genetic counselors, and dietitians, and other clinicians and their trainees, engaged in the care of patients who present with encephalopathy for reasons that are unclear. All electives will be recorded and posted following the live event on VMP Genetics’ Educational YouTube channel.
At the end of each training, attendees should be able to:
VMP's EDUCATION PHILOSOPHY
There is no cost to participate in the Metabolism Elective. However, participants must register.
Continuing Education Credits:
Joint Accreditation Statement In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Virtual Medical Practice. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physician Continuing Medical Education The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Nursing Education The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.25 contact hours.
AAPA Credit Designation Statement - Live Postgraduate Institute for Medicine has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
Continuing Dietician Education This program offers 1.25 CPEUs for dieticians.
Computer System Requirements:
Zoom account with access to DSL 15 Mbps or higher, Fiber, 4g, or 5g internet access. The higher the Mbps, the better the quality.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest:
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires faculty, planners, and others in control of educational content to disclose all their financial relationships with ineligible companies. All identified conflicts of interest (COI) are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality accredited continuing education activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company. The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities related to the educational content of this CE activity:
DIsclosure of Unlabeled Use:
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient's conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Virtual Medical Practice.
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Recordati Rare Diseases.