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Many pediatric care providers are unfamiliar with rare, but serious skin conditions in children. This is either because of the rarity of the conditions or inadequate exposure during pediatric residency or nurse practitioner training. This activity is case-based and focused on rare disorders such as neonatal purpura, neonatal blistering, unusual diaper rashes, lumps or bumps that might be malignant and reactive infectious mucocutaneous eruptions. It provides a thorough approach to skin disorders, emphasizing those a practitioner should worry about.
At the conclusion of this educational program, learners will be able to:
- Identify malignant causes of neonatal purpura.
- Develop a systematic process in the evaluation of a diaper rash.
- Recognize infectious causes of mucocutaneous hypersensitivity reactions.
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 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
Boston Children’s Hospital adheres to all ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies. It is Boston Children’s policy that those who have influenced the content of a CE activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that Boston Children’s may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.
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:
Jennifer Huang, MD: None