To provide physicians and pharmacists with information on the best treatment strategies for the management of the adolescent patient.
This activity is designed for physicians who treat adolescent patients and managed care clinical decision makers. No prerequisites required.
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy take responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CE activity. At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Discuss the challenges that physicians face when treating adolescent patients.
- Identify the methods of improving preventive and educational practices for the adolescent patient.
- Evaluate the need for immunizations in adolescent patients.
- Identify the methods to produce the ÒidealÓ adolescent healthcare visit.
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy is approved by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education.
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2 category 1 credits toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the activity.
This program is approved for 2 hours (0.2 CEUs) and is cosponsored by the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, which is approved by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education. A statement of CE credit will be mailed within 4 weeks of successful completion and evaluation of the program. ACPE program# 064-999-04-222-H01.
The estimated time to complete this educational activity: 2 hours.
Release date: February 15, 2004. Expiration date: February 15, 2006.
The opinions and recommendations expressed by faculty and other experts whose input is included in this program are their own. This enduring material is produced for educational purposes only. Use of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy names implies review of educational format design and approach. Please review the complete prescribing information of specific drugs or combinations of drugs, including indications, contraindications, warnings, and adverse effects, before administering pharmacologic therapy to patients.
This program is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Aventis Pasteur.