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Activity Steps

Description

Method of Participation in the Learning Process/Evaluation Method

Successful completion of this activity includes reading the entire article and successfully completing the post-quiz and an evaluation form.

Getting the Most out of the Activity

As you prepare to participate in this activity, please reflect on your practice and your patients and identify clinical challenges you hope to have addressed.

While participating in the training, identify ways you can use newly acquired knowledge, strategies, and skills to enhance patient outcomes and your own professional development.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify the challenges in differentiating toxic synovitis from septic arthritis.
  2. Describe the role and utility of ultrasound in assessment of hip pain, particularly in evaluation of possible joint effusion.
  3. Assess bedside ultrasound techniques when evaluating for a hip effusion.
Price: FREE

Credits:

  • ACCME 1.0 CME

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Professions: Physician
Test Code: PEC0121
Published: January 2021
Expires: 12/31/2022
Required Passing Score: 4/5 (80%)
Authors: Prisca Takundwa, MD, Lei Chen, MD, MHS, and Rabia N. Malik, MD
Categories: Emergency Care , Pediatrics
Topics: Hip Pain , Ultrasound