Accredited Activities

Global Medicine Update: 2017

Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CNE: 1.20
    • CPH: 1.00
    • UNTHSC: 1.00
    • Physicians: 1.00
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Jul 18, 2017
  • Expires: Jul 18, 2019
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s)
  • System Requirements:
  • Average User Rating:
    (4 Ratings)

Faculty

John K.  Podgore John K. Podgore, DO
Professor of Pediatrics
UNT Health Science Center
Fort Worth, Texas

Needs Statement

This activity will provide an update on the major problems and recent advances in health care in resource poor countries.

Target Audience

This activity was planned to address the educational needs of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and public health professionals.

Objectives

 

  • Identify the major causes of childhood morbidity and mortality in low-resource settings.
  • Identify the barriers to healthcare that exist in low-resource settings.
  • Discuss recent diagnostic and therapeutic advances for the management of diseases common to low-resource settings.
  • Describe the potential value of international medical work experiences in low-resource settings.

Accreditation

CNE

UNT Health Science Center is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 16274. This activity is approved for 1.20 Contact Hours.

CPH

This activity is approved for 1.00 credit(s) accepted by the National Board of Public Health Examiners' Certified Public Health (CPH) recertification program.

UNTHSC
The University of North Texas Health Science Center certifies this activity for 1.00 hour of participation.

Physicians

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to award continuing medical education to physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for 1.00 hour of AOA Category 1B CME credits. Approval is currently pending.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge
  • Professionalism
  • Systems-based practice

IOM Competencies

  • Provide patient-centered care

Faculty Disclosure

Dr. Podgore has nothing to disclose.   The UNT Health Science Center Professional and Continuing Education staff have nothing to disclose.

Acknowledgement

In collaboration with UNT Health Department of Pediatrics.