Executive Functions and Kids

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Starts On: 7/1/2019: 12:00 AM
Ends On: 6/30/2020: 12:00 AM
Session Type: Internet Activity Enduring Material
Credits: 1
Description:

Faculty

Gabriel Araujo, PhD, ABPP
Pediatric Neuropsychologist
St. Louis Children's Hospital
Disclosures: No financial relationships to disclose.

Presenters should indicate if speaking off label. This activity originated as a presentation at the CME activity, Pediatric Early Bird Rounds, September 28, 2018, which is supported by St. Louis Children's Hospital.

Planning Committee

Christine M. Hrach, MD
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Pediatrics - Division of Hospitalist Medicine
Disclosures: No financial relationships to disclose.

Paula Murphy, RN, BSN, MBA
Current Position: Senior Physician Liaison
Disclosures: No financial relationships to disclose.

Objectives: The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge/competence, and upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
  • Define executive functions
  • Illustrate the practical impact of youth executive function deficits
  • Review pragmatic but empirically supported interventions to improve executive functions in kids
Additional Information:
Target Audience: This course is designed for Pediatricians, family and emergency physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other allied health professionals who encounter pediatric patients in a health care setting.

Publication Date: July 1, 2019
Expiration Date: June 30, 2020

Accreditation Information:
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In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit available for this activity:
Credit Statement:
American Medical Association (AMA Credit)
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC Credit)
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 ANCC contact hours.
References:
  • Casey, B.J., Galvan, A., & Hare, T.A. (2005). Changes in cerebral functional organization during cognitive development. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 2: 239-244.
  • Diamond, A. (2013). Executive functions. Annual Review of Psychology, 64: 135-168.
  • Diamond, A. & Ling, D. (2016). Conclusions about interventions, programs and approaches for improving executive functions that appear justified and those that, despite much hype, do not. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 18: 34-48.
Disclosure Information: It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Continuing Medical Education, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities. All planners, faculty and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. All disclosures have been reported and are indicated with their presentations. Any potential conflicts were addressed and resolved.

Presenters are also expected to openly disclose inclusion of discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices in their presentations.

Presentations are expected to be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indication in the care of patients. All scientific research should conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis. These presentations are not an endorsement of any commercial interests.

These presentations are the views and experiences of the presenters. The presenters' views do not represent the policy or position of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Continuing Medical Education, is the provider for CME credits.
Categories: Neurology, Nurse, Pediatric, SLCH Series: CMEasy


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