A Higher or Lower Hemoglobin Transfusion Threshold for Preterm Infants?

This Neonatology Medical Literature Review session will take place on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 12:00 P.M. Attendance for this event will only be available through Zoom.

CME Information

Needs Statement

Physicians, residents, fellows, physician assistants, medical students, and nurses in a pediatric or neonatology clinical setting need to be regularly updated on neonatology related topics, including etiology of diseases, treatment modalities, and new areas of clinical research.

Objectives

At the conclusion of the sessions, the participants should be able to:

  • Assess articles on new therapies in neonatology and determine relevance to clinical practice.
  • Discuss the etiology of the disease being reported.
  • Discuss the old and new treatment modalities reported.
  • Identify new areas of research relating to that disease process/entity and apply clinical research findings into practice.
  • Utilize evidence-based medicine methodology to critique treatment received or planned for neonates admitted to the NICU or who underwent major clinical events.

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Medical Students
  • Fellows
  • Residents
  • Nurses
  • Other Health Professionals

Accreditation/Credit Designation

Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Program Director

  1. Michael E. Speer, M.D.

    Michael E. Speer, M.D.

    Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

Disclosure Policy

The Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME) makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based, accurate, current, and objectively presented. In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards for Commercial SupportSM, Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) has implemented a mechanism requiring everyone in a position to control the content of an educational activity (e.g., directors, planning committee members, contributors, peer reviewers) to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests (drug/device companies) and manage/resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. Individuals must disclose to participants the existence or non-existence of financial relationships: 1) at the time of the activity or within 12 months prior; and 2) of their spouses/partners.

Baylor College of Medicine does not view the existence of interests or relationships with commercial entities as implying bias or decreasing the value of a presentation. It is up to the participants to determine whether the interests or relationships influence the presenter with regard to exposition or conclusions.

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Disclosures

The following individual(s) has/have reported financial or other relationship(s) with commercial entities whose products/services may relate to the educational content of this activity:

Presenter

  1. Elena Itriago Araujo, M.D.

    Elena Itriago Araujo, M.D.

    Neonatology Fellow
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

Program Director

  1. Michael E. Speer, M.D.

    Michael E. Speer, M.D.

    Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:
    • Intellectual Property: Wolters Kuwer Health: UpToDate

Planning Committee Members

  1. Brian C. King, M.D.

    Brian C. King, M.D.

    Neonatology Fellow
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

  2. Krithika Lingappan, M.D.

    Krithika Lingappan, M.D.

    Assistant Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:

    Nothing to disclose.

  3. Michael E. Speer, M.D.

    Michael E. Speer, M.D.

    Professor
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Disclosure:
    • Intellectual Property: Wolters Kluwer Health: UpToDate

CME Credit Available

You may claim CME credit after watching this activity.

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Presenter:

  1. Elena Itriago Araujo, M.D.

    Elena Itriago Araujo, M.D.

    Neonatology Fellow Baylor College of Medicine