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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

A 360-Degree View of the Patient and Family Journey With Cytomegalovirus

  • Authors: Megan Pesch, MD, MS​; Suresh Boppana, MD​; Laura Riley, MD​
  • CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 3/31/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 3/31/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 0.50 ABIM MOC points

    Nurses - 0.50 ANCC Contact Hour(s) (0 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology)

    Pharmacists - 0.50 Knowledge-based ACPE (0.050 CEUs)

    IPCE - 0.50 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for primary care physicians, obstetricians, gynecologists, and pediatricians. 

The goal of this activity is to help learners appreciate the high prevalence of cytomegalovirus (CMV) in the United States and how that contributes to the considerable public and private burdens of congenital CMV and to equip them with the information needed to educate patients who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant about CMV risks and risk-prevention strategies.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Public and individual health burden of CMV 
    • Public health interventions for preventing the spread of CMV 
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Use a care-team approach to shared decision-making in relation to CMV 


Disclosures

WebMD Global requires every individual in a position to control educational content to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies that have occurred within the past 24 months. Ineligible companies are organizations whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

All relevant financial relationships for anyone with the ability to control the content of this educational activity are listed below and have been mitigated. Others involved in the planning of this activity have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.


Faculty

  • Megan Pesch, MD, MS​

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics​
    Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics​
    University of Michigan Medical School​
    Ann Arbor, Michigan​

    Disclosures

    Consultant or advisor for: DiaSorin Molecular; Moderna

  • Suresh Boppana, MD

    Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology​
    University of Alabama​
    School of Medicine​
    Birmingham, Alabama​

    Disclosures

    Consultant or advisor for: Merck; Moderna
    Research funding from: Merck; Moderna

  • Laura Riley, MD​

    Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology​
    Weill Cornell Medicine​
    New York, New York​

    Disclosures

    No relevant financial relationships

Editors

  • Iwona Misiuta, PhD, MHA

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC 

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Iwona Misiuta, PhD, MHA, has no relevant financial relationships. 

  • Meghan Coulehan, MPH

    Senior Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC 

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Meghan Coulehan, MPH, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Christin Melton, ELS

    Scientific Content Manager, Medscape, LLC 

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Christin Melton, ELS, has no relevant financial relationships. 

Compliance Reviewer/Nurse Planner

  • Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNE, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNE, CHCP, has no relevant financial relationships.


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This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 0.50 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

    For Physicians

  • Medscape, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Aggregate participant data will be shared with commercial supporters of this activity.

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    For Nurses

  • Awarded 0.50 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education for RNs and APNs; 0 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology.

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    For Pharmacists

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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

A 360-Degree View of the Patient and Family Journey With Cytomegalovirus

Authors: Megan Pesch, MD, MS​; Suresh Boppana, MD​; Laura Riley, MD​Faculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 3/31/2022

Valid for credit through: 3/31/2023

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Educational Impact Challenge

The goal of this activity is to help learners appreciate the high prevalence of cytomegalovirus (CMV) in the United States and how that contributes to the considerable public and private burdens of congenital CMV and to equip them with the information needed to educate patients who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant about CMV risks and risk-prevention strategies.

Before you begin this activity, please assess your clinical knowledge by completing this brief survey. Answering these questions again after the activity will allow you to see what you learned and to compare your answers with those of your peers.

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