Why do we measure outcomes after a CME course?

The purpose of this survey is to gather data on the effects of the April 25-28 DO CME (Sponsored by the AAP and ACOP) on the learner.

Objectives for the coures included:

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
-Understand Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)
-Recognize the symptoms and scoring of NAS newborns
-Understand outpatient management of the baby with NAS
-Know the outcome data of length of stay and hospital costs

Management of Colic and GERD Using Osteopathic and Nutritional Interventions
-Recognize both traditional colic symptoms, and symptoms of an uncomfortable baby
-Understand infant gastrointestinal maturation regarding flora acquisition and food introduction
-Be introduced to how infant pain can interfere with infant development

Visual Diagnosis - Hot Rashes
-Discuss the approach to children with Febrile Exanthems
-Identify the causes responsible for the disease manifestations
-Summarize the Diagnosis, Differential Diagnosis & Tx modalities

Manipulative Medicine Techniques for Colic and GERD
-Recognize the major differences in infant anatomy
-Understand the techniques for mesenteric release of infants
-Understand the techniques for diaphram release of an infant
-Identify the treatment sequence that can be used for infants

Sports Medicine for the Pediatrician
-Recognize common injuries in the child athlete
-Apply knowledge of sports injuries to the general pediatrics office
-Discuss medical conditions affecting sports participation

Migraine POMT
-Understand POMT
Learn about osteopathic manipulative treatment and migraine treatment
Identify to the treatment techniques for migraine

ICD Coding
-Describe the purpose of the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision,
Clinical Modification (ICD10-CM)
-Describe the similarities and differences in the structure and format of ICD10-M
-Understand the importance of documentation in using ICD10-CM

Obesity Update: What’s Happening in Childhood Obesity 2013?
-Understand the socioecological model of childhood obesity
-Identify specific policy changes that can be made in schools and communities to improve healthy eating and activity
-Utilize the policy tool to identify opportunities for advocacy and action

I Can Tell You Because You’re A Doctor: The Medical History in Child Sexual Abuse
-Develop an understanding of the “disease of sexual victimization” and the unique role a
physician plays in understanding a child’s experience when sexually abused.
-Learn how to assist the patient in providing a narrative by asking questions that are non-
leading, not suggestive, empathic and facilitating.
-Learn the essential components of the medical history and how to formulate questions
to help a child express their experience when allegations of sexual abuse arise.

Sexual Abuse: The Exam
-Understand the core elements of conducting a medical examination of the alleged child
sexual abuse victim
-Recognize how to address any discrepancy between a child’s physical examination
findings and their perception of the experience.
-Learn how to formulate an objective and balanced diagnostic assessment

Physical Abuse: The Exam
-Recognize examination findings suggestive of physical child abuse.
-Know the indications for laboratory and radiographic testing in suspected child abuse evaluations.
-Have skills enabling effective reporting of suspected child physical abuse.

Abuse: The Social Work Interface
-Recognize how and when to contact social work when there is a concern of abuse/NAT
-Identify the information they need to provide to social work to expedite the process
-Understand how social work can help in these situations, what barriers may arise, and
the appropriate requests.

Your participation in this survey is very important to us. Please complete and return by Friday, August 9, 2013.

* 1. As a result of participating in the April 25-28, 2013 DO CME course, do you intend to make a change in practice to provide better patient care?

* 2. If yes, please describe what you will do differently?

* 3. How will you accomplish this change?

* 4. Did you make the practice change you indicated you would?

* 5. If yes or partially, describe the impact of your change on patient care?

* 6. Indicate the barriers you encountered when making the change?

* 7. How did you resolve the barrier(s) you encountered?