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Steroid Use and Misuse in Children: When, What For, Why and How Much?


Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

Average Rating:
   5
State Associations:
VOMA - Virginia
Faculty:
Scott Cole, MD
Duration:
54 Minutes
Expiration:
Never expires.


Description

Learning objectives:

  • List corticosteroids commonly used in the treatment of medical conditions in children
  • Discuss the conditions where corticosteroids are used in children and their physiologic effect
  • Identify conditions where use of corticosteroids are supported by evidence and where they are no longer recommended
  • Understand proper scheduling and dosing of corticosteroids for common Pediatric conditions

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Scott Cole, MD – Dr. Cole received his MD degree from Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine.   He did a Pediatrics residency at Wright State University, Children's Medical Center in Dayton, OH.  He is currently Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Lynchburg, VA.

Disclosures: None
 


Accreditation Information

The Virginia Osteopathic Medical Association (VOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. VOMA designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1A CME credits and will report CME credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation.

​Grievances regarding program administration and reporting of AOA CME credits will be handled on an individual basis Initially, all grievances should be directed to VOMA Executive Director. Participants with grievances that cannot be resolved will be sent to the AOA Council on CME , 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.

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