Accreditation Information

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 2A CME credits. Approval is currently pending.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, and Methodist Children's Hospital. The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center designates this live activity 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

  • Medical knowledge

IOM Competencies

  • Employ evidence-based practice

Objectives

  • Describe the underlying causes of respiratory distress in the newborn
  • Discuss common newborn diagnosis
  • Describe the normal newborn congenital heart defect screening
  • Identify congenital anomalies that contribute to respiratory distress

Target Audience

This program addresses the educational needs of medical providers caring for infants.

Faculty Disclosure

Dr. Stine has nothing to disclose. The UNT Health Science Center INCEDO staff has nothing to disclose.