Emerging and Re-Emerging Viruses (52 min.)
In this presentation, Dr. Jeffrey Dvorin discusses the epidemiology of the mpox outbreak. Furthermore, Dr. Dvorin explains the presentation and evaluation of parechovirus in infants. Dr. Dvorin also raises awareness of recent poliovirus infections in the US. The presentation was recorded at the Advances in Pediatric Healthcare Conference on December 9, 2022.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
At the conclusion of this educational program, learners will be able to:
- Learn epidemiology of mpox outbreak
- Learn presentation and evaluation of parechovirus in infants
- Gain awareness of recent poliovirus infections in the US
In support of improving patient care, Boston Children’s Hospital 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.
Boston Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn:
1.0 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program
1.0 MOC points with the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program
Boston Children’s Hospital designates this activity for 1.0 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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The following planners, speakers, and content reviewers, on behalf of themselves, have reported the following relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on patients:
Jeffrey Dvorin, MD, PhD: None
ABA MOC Part II (Anesthesiologist), ABIM MOC Part II (Physician), ABP MOC Part II (Pediatrician), AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (MD, DO, NP, PA), Contact Hours (Nurse, Nurse Practitioner)