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Pediatric Grand Rounds
Start Date: 8/31/2018Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 8/31/2018End Time: 9:00 AM

Event Description

Advances in Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation: Modes and Utility

Presented By
Shonola S. Da-Silva, MD, MBA, associate professor of pediatrics; section chief, Critical Care Services and program director, Critical Care Fellowship, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
Christine Schlichting, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics
Ajit Mammen, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics
Amit C. Misra, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics; interim director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of the activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss knowledge of the patient population suitable for nasal intermittent positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV)
  • Recognize the different modes of NIPPV
  • Prevent intubations in the population appropriate for NIPPV

Target Audience
Physicians, pediatricians, family and general practitioners, nurse practitioners, nursing personnel, fellows, residents and medical students

Continuing Medical Education Credits
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the PA Medical Society. St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity.

Speakers and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing medical education activities sponsored by St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).

Speaker, all planners and moderators have nothing to disclose for this live event.

Additional Information
Continental breakfast is available at 7:30 a.m. outside DiGeorge Center. Parking passes for visiting physicians are available.

Contact Information:
Name: Alma Barbarena
Email: alma.barberena@americanacademic.com
Angelo M. DiGeorge Teaching Center
Lower Level
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
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