This activity is taken from the February 2012 issue of JAAPA. It includes the CME articles “The SNAP treatment approach for children with acute otitis media" and "Management of migraine headache: An overview of current practice." Please note that both topics are included in the post-test.
For "The SNAP treatment approach for children with acute otitis media":
- Describe the pathophysiology, risk factors, and diagnosis of acute otitis media (AOM)
- Recognize the most common bacterial causes of AOM in pediatric patients
- Discuss demands from parents to prescribe something to cure their child
- Present a safety-net approach to antibiotic prescriptions (SNAP) for treatment of AOM
For "Management of migraine headache: An overview of current practice":
- Accurately diagnose migraine headache using the International Headache Classification
- Differentiate migraine headache from secondary headache
- Describe the risks and benefits of drug treatments for acute migraine
- Formulate a prevention plan, including nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic interventions
AAPA Category I CME Credit
This material has been reviewed by the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
This material has been approved for 1 hour of clinical Category I (Preapproved) CME credit by the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
ACUTE OTITIS MEDIA
Kristina D. Mancini, MS, PA-C
Family practice, Avenel-Iselin Medical Group
Ellen D. Mandel, DMH, MPA, MS, PA-C
Associate professor, Seton Hall University PA program
South Orange, NJ
Clinical associate professor, Pace University-Lenox Hill Hospital PA program
New York, NY
Internal medicine, Summit Medical Group
Berkeley Heights, NJ
Clay Shugart, PA-C
Headache Wellness Center
The authors have indicated no relationships to disclose relating to the content of these articles.
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WINDOWS PC SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
266-MHz Pentium II; Windows 98 or higher; 64 MB RAM; 800 x 600 screen resolution
set for “High Color (16-Bit)”; Macromedia Flash Player 6 or higher.
MACINTOSH® SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
Power Mac g3 at 300 MHz; System 8.5 or higher (excluding Mac OSX); 96 MB RAM; 20
MB minimum hard disk space available; 800 x 600 screen resolution set to “Thousands
of Colors”; Macromedia Flash Player 6 or higher.