Class Information

Class Information

Congenital Syphilis Update for CA Pediatric Providers
Starting:
5/25/2021
Ending:
5/25/2021
Status:
Open
Location:
Webinar,
Cost:
FREE
Credit Hours:
1.25



STD CLINICAL UPDATE WEBINAR

Congenital Syphilis Update for CA Pediatric Providers

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 | 12:00PM-1:15PM (PDT)

                                                                                 

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) continues to see dramatic statewide increases in cases of congenital syphilis (CS),  a severe yet preventable condition when syphilis is passed from mother to fetus. This webinar, presented by the California Prevention Training Center, features Dr. Kelly Johnson, infectious disease physician from UCSF and Dr. Nael Mhaissen, pediatric infectious diseases specialist from Valley Children's Hospital. They will discuss CS epidemiology, clinical presentation, and neonatal management. Finally, they will discuss ways providers can help stem the rising tide of CS.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Describe California's CS epidemiology
  • Recognize the clinical manifestations of CS
  • Discuss CS diagnosis, evaluation, and management
  • Report all laboratory-confirmed and clinically-suspected cases of CS to public health

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Family Practitioners, Pediatric Providers, Neonatologists, Health Educators 
  • Community Based Organization Staff, Local Health Department Staff

ACCME Disclosure

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and the California Prevention Training Center. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education to physicians. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Nurses may receive continuing nursing education credit for this educational activity as the ANCC accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ through its reciprocity agreement. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™



Elizabeth Olson 510.625.6016 Elizabeth.Olson@ucsf.edu