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Webinars

Meridian Health has committed to bringing evidence to clinicians in easy and accessible ways and to educating its practitioners on best practices in performing evidence work. One of these is through webinars on critical topics of interest.

 

Clinical Deterioration and Sepsis: Early Identification to Management



Recorded Webinar

WEBINAR CORRECTION: a repeat Lactic Acid needs to be done if initial is >2 not 4


Featuring

•    Kimberly Clements, MSN, CCRN
•    Sharon Jacob, M.D.
•    Michelle Kohute, Pharm D

Goal

This program will enable participants to describe methods of early identification of clinical deterioration and sepsis, and describe the phenomena of sepsis, its management, and outcomes.

Objectives

•    Describe scenarios using standard call parameters
•    Discuss the use of the early warning score (EWS)
•    Describe the relationship of EWS, Rapid Response Team, and sepsis screening
•    Describe the pathophysiology, impact, and outcomes of sepsis
•    Discuss the three-hour and six-hour bundles for sepsis care
•    Describe the pharmacologic management of sepsis


Target Audience: This continuing education activity is designed for physicians, nurses, and all allied health professionals.

Nursing Accreditation Statement: One nursing contact hour will be provided by the Meridian Ann May Center for Nursing which is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by New Jersey State Nurses Association. Meridian Ann May Center for Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (COA). P# 236-3/15-18

There is no commercial support for this activity. Speakers have declared that he/she has nothing to disclose. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the Ann May Center for Nursing or ANCC of any commercial products or services. Ann May Center for Nursing, 1355 Campus Parkway, Suite 103, Neptune, NJ 07753 732-481-8570.

CME Accreditation Statement:
Meridian Health is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
Meridian Health designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement:
Meridian Health, in approving activities for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM, adheres to the ACCME Standards for Commercial SupportSM.  Meridian Health is responsible for every aspect of the activity it certifies. Faculty and planners in a position to control content are expected to disclose relevant financial commercial relationships related to the activity. If a conflict is identified, it is Meridian Health’s responsibility to initiate a mechanism to resolve the conflict.


Physicians wishing to complete CME must complete the following evaluation:
CME Evaluation


Nurses wishing to complete contact hours must complete the following form:
Nursing Evaluation


In addition to the evaluation, all medical providers must complete the quiz here.

All evaluations and quizzes are to be sent to the Institute for Evidence-Based Care, with return contact information. They may be sent by interoffice or regular mail. The IEBC address is 1355 Campus Parkway, Suite 103, Neptune NJ 07753.


Pearls from Pain Medicine – Past, Present & Future



Recorded Webinar

Featuring:
Paulina Kim, M.D., MPH, Palliative Care Services

Goal:
To update best practices in pain management

Objectives :
  1. To review the evolution of pain medicine
  2. To review principles of pain management
  3. To outline the future of pain management

Target Audience: This continuing education activity is designed for physicians, nurses, and all allied health professionals.

Nursing Accreditation Statement: One nursing contact hour will be provided by the Meridian Ann May Center for Nursing which is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by New Jersey State Nurses Association. Meridian Ann May Center for Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (COA). P# 236-3/15-18

There is no commercial support for this activity. Speakers have declared that he/she has nothing to disclose. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the Ann May Center for Nursing or ANCC of any commercial products or services. Ann May Center for Nursing, 1355 Campus Parkway, Suite 103, Neptune, NJ 07753 732-481-8570.

CME Accreditation Statement: Meridian Health is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement: Meridian Health designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement:
Meridian Health, in approving activities for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM, adheres to the ACCME Standards for Commercial SupportSM.  Meridian Health is responsible for every aspect of the activity it certifies. Faculty and planners in a position to control content are expected to disclose relevant financial commercial relationships related to the activity. If a conflict is identified, it is Meridian Health’s responsibility to initiate a mechanism to resolve the conflict.


Physicians wishing to complete CME must complete the following evaluation:
CME Post Activity Evaluation


Nurses wishing to complete contact hours must complete the following form:
PEARLS from Pain Medicine Evaluation Form


In addition to the evaluation, all providers must complete the quiz here.

All evaluations and quizzes are to be sent to the Institute for Evidence-Based Care, with return contact information. They may be sent by interoffice or regular mail. The IEBC address is 1355 Campus Parkway, Suite 103, Neptune NJ 07753.


Obstructive Sleep Apnea



Featuring: Carol Ash, D.O., is a board-certified general internist, and a fellowship-trained pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine specialist with more than 15 years of experience in clinical medicine. Dr. Ash is also director of Sleep Medicine at Meridian Health.

Goal: Discuss current best practices to improve outcomes for patients with obstructive sleep apnea.

Objectives:
Target Audience: This continuing education activity is designed for physicians, nurses, and all allied health professionals.

Nursing Accreditation Statement: One nursing contact hour will be provided by the Meridian Ann May Center for Nursing which is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by New Jersey State Nurses Association. Meridian Ann May Center for Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (COA). P# 236-3/15-18

There is no commercial support for this activity. Speakers have declared that he/she has nothing to disclose. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the Ann May Center for Nursing or ANCC of any commercial products or services. Ann May Center for Nursing, 1355 Campus Parkway, Suite 103, Neptune, NJ 07753 732.481.8570.

CME Accreditation Statement: Meridian Health is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement: Meridian Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement:
Meridian Health, in approving activities for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM, adheres to the ACCME Standards for Commercial SupportSM.  Meridian Health is responsible for every aspect of the activity it certifies. Faculty and planners in a position to control content are expected to disclose relevant financial commercial relationships related to the activity. If a conflict is identified, it is Meridian Health’s responsibility to initiate a mechanism to resolve the conflict.

Continuing education credits require the completion of evaluation materials with inclusion of contact information for mailing of the certificate.

Physicians wishing to complete CME must complete the evaluation and quiz here:

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Quiz
Post Activity Evaluation

Nurses wishing to complete contact hours must complete the evaluation form here:
Nursing contact hour evaluation form


All evaluations and quizzes are to be sent to the Institute for Evidence-Based Care, with  return contact information. They may be sent by interoffice or regular mail.  The IEBC address is 1355 Campus Parkway, Suite 103, Neptune NJ  07753.


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