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SOVIE APP: Common Laboratory Values

Date of Release
September 2016

Period of Validity
September 2016 - September 2017

Educational Need

This course is designed to provide APRNs and RNs with a summary of the most common laboratory tests obtained in pediatrics. Basic metabolic profile, CBC and differential, thyroid panel, lipid panel, iron studies and vitamin d will be reviewed. The indications for ordering, and normal and abnormal results will be shared.

Learning Objectives
After viewing this module participants should be able to:

  • Identify the elements of a basic metabolic profile as well as most common reasons for abnormal results.
  • Identify the elements of the CBC and differential as well as the most common reasons for abnormal results.

References

Up to Date (2016). Lab results retrieved from uptodate.com  Accessed February 20th, 2016.

The Mayo Clinic (2016). Diseases and Conditions retrieved from  themayoclinic.org accessed February 20th, 2016
 

Accreditation
The University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

Certification
The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 Category Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

SCS Disclosure Statement
ACCME Standards of Commercial Support (SCS) of CME require that presentations be free of commercial bias and that any information regarding commercial products/services be based on scientific methods generally accepted by the medical community.  When discussing therapeutic options, faculty are requested to use only generic names.  If they use a trade name, then those of several companies should be used.  If a presentation includes discussion of any unlabeled or investigational use of a commercial product, faculty are required to disclose this to the participants.

Planning Committee and Author/Speaker Declarations
The ACCME Standards of Commercial Support require that presentations be free of commercial bias and that any information regarding commercial products/services be based on scientific methods generally accepted by the medical community. All of the planning committee members (listed here) have declared that they have no financial interests or relationships to disclose: 

Karen Chalanick, RN, MS, PNP-BC
Julie Pietraszewski, RN, MS, CPNP
Timothy Stevens, MD

The following authors/speakers have disclosed financial interests/arrangements or affiliations with organizations that could be perceived as real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of their presentation(s).  Only the current arrangements/interests are included:

Stephanie Zielinski, CPNP, DNP has no financial interests or relationships to disclose
 

No commercial funds have been received to support this educational activity

Contact Information
For questions regarding certification or credit reports:
University of Rochester Medical Center
Center for Experiential Learning
Phone: (585) 275-7666
E-Mail: cmeoffice@urmc.rochester.edu

Click here to register!

Criteria for successful completion of this activity include:

  • Review the course materials
  • Completion of  the self-assessment / program evaluation*

*The self-assessment / program evaluation must be completed in one sitting.

Certificates

Will be available for download immediately following completion of the program evaluation.
Participants must download and save or print certificates before exiting the course.
Please remember to send a copy of your certificate to your credentialing office and to keep a copy for your records.


Course Materials

After viewing the PowerPoint in Course Materials:
1. Click on the Self-Assessment – Program Evaluation link and sign in.
2. Registration Complete - You have already paid and registered for this event. To continue with your Online Activity, please click the "Continue" button below.
3. Thank you – Click Here to Begin the Activity and a new window opens to the activity home page.
4. Use the tab at the top to go back to the Thank You page and the Continue to the Post Test button appears.
5. Complete the Post Test and Evaluation.

Self Assessment - Program Evaluation