peds CME Module

Winter 2011 Journal

Earn CME Credit Online

The Continuing Education Department at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is pleased to bring you an online continuing medical education (CME) opportunity. Earn CME credit for the articles you have read in the latest issue of . A passing grade of 80 percent or greater is necessary to receive pediatric CME credit. Print your pediatric CME certificate at the conclusion of the test.


At the completion of this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  1. Address challenges in transitioning pediatric patients to adult care.
  2. Provide information and resources to parents in response to common health misconceptions.
  3. Articulate the circumstances in which a transcatheter pulmonary valve replacement may be an appropriate option for valve repair.

Intended Audience

Physicians and other healthcare professionals who provide care to infants and children.


Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta resolves to ensure that its educational mission and continuing medical education (CME) activities are not influenced by the special interests of any corporation or individual. While having a financial interest or professional affiliation with a corporation does not necessarily influence a speaker’s presentation, any potential conflict of interest will be made known to attendees.

The following authors or contributors for this publication have declared that they have no financial affiliation related to the topics of this activity.

Deborah Andresen, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Jay Berkelhamer, M.D.
Steve Berkowitz, M.D.
Rick Bonner, M.D.
William Border, M.B.Ch.B., M.P.H.
Wolfgang Cerwinka, M.D.
Shannon Chapman
Nancy Doelling, M.D.
Francine Dykes, M.D.
Jack S. Elder, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P.
Gary Frank, M.D., M.S.
Anya Griffin, Ph.D.
Shabnam Jain, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Dennis Kim, M.D., Ph.D.

Andrew Kirsch, M.D.
Jeffrey Klick, M.D.
Brian Kogon, M.D.
William Mahle, M.D.
Michael McConnell, M.D.
Daniel Salinas, M.D.
Tim Schrader, M.D.
Julius Sherwinter, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Jennifer Shu, M.D.
Joseph Simon, M.D.
Meghan Tracewski, C.P.N.P.
Robert M. Vincent, M.D., C.M.
Karen Wasilewski-Masker, M.D., M.Sc.
John Zetzsche

Date of original release: Dec. 15, 2011; Date of expiration: Dec. 15, 2013

Estimated time to complete the activity: 1.5 hours

Earn CME Credit

The Children's Continuing Education Department delivers a variety of professional education to Children's clinical staff and physicians as well as external healthcare providers through:

Continuing Medical Education  
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Children’s designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

In order to meet regulatory requirements that allow Children's to provide a limited amount of non-monetary compensation to physicians, we must note your participation in this online CME at a value of $10 per credit. This amount will be applied to your non-monetary compensation allowance. No action is required on your part. Thank you for your interest in the CME opportunities.

System Requirements

Adobe Reader to view and print journal.

This educational activity does not necessarily reflect the views, opinions, policies, or procedures of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, its staff or representatives. Children's cannot and does not assume any responsibility for the use, misuse, or misapplication of any information provided.