Know Your Guidelines – Infant with Brief Apneic Event

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine

ALTE BRUE guidelines knowledge check

The 2016 American Academy of Pediatric (AAP) Guidelines changed both the terminology and management of apparent life-threatening episodes (ALTE) in infants. Do you know the most recent guidelines for the management of infants with ALTE? Stay in step with current national guidelines with Med-Challenger Guideline Knowledge Checks. Today’s Guideline Knowledge Check question comes from the desk of Med-Challenger Emergency Medicine … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Pediatric EENT Disorders

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMFM Question of the Week, Free Board Review Question of the Week, Internal Medicine, NP Question of the Week, PA Question of the Week, Pediatric Medicine, Pediatric Medicine Question of the Week, Personal Education

Free board review questions - pediatric eent disorders

This week’s FREE CME Quick Quiz offers free Pediatric EENT Disorders questions. Topics include: pediatric eye disorders, ear disorders, and more.  Here’s a sample… A 5-month-old infant girl is brought by her parents because she has had 2 days of fever and fussiness. She was born at term, is breastfed, and has been growing and developing normally. Her temperature is … Read More

12 Tips for Avoiding Opioid-related Prescription Trouble

Med-ChallengerEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education

Opioid Prescription Best Practices

Your medical license is likely your most valuable – and expensive – investment. Don’t lose it by taking needless risks that could result in the diversion of prescription drugs to illegitimate use. Understand the laws designed to prevent diversion, know how the government investigates and prosecutes it, and apply practical steps you can take right now to stay on the … Read More

Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Pediatric Diabetes Mellitus

Adam WandermanFree Board Review Question of the Week, Pediatric Medicine, Pediatric Medicine Question of the Week, Personal Education

Free board review question of the week on pediatric diabetes mellitus

An 8-year-old girl with new-onset diabetes is admitted to the hospital with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). She is treated appropriately; the DKA is resolved, and she is discharged home on long-acting insulin once a day and short-acting insulin with each meal. After 2 weeks on this regimen, she has a hypoglycemic seizure. Which of the following represents a possible explanation for … Read More

National Immunization Awareness Month

Kelly SeagravesFamily Medicine, Pediatric Medicine

Med-Challenger, National Immunization Awareness Month, Immunization, Vaccination

National Immunization Awareness Month is an observance held annually in August to highlight the important role vaccines play in preventing disease across the lifespan. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), thousands of Americans get sick each year from diseases that could easily have been prevented via vaccination. In short, yes. Immunizations are the cornerstone of preventive … Read More

Med-Challenger vs. TrueLearn – Pediatric Medicine Board Review Comparison

Kelly SeagravesPediatric Medicine, Pediatric Medicine Comparisons, Personal Education, Product Comparisons

Med-Challenger vs. TrueLearn Comparison, Pediatric Medicine Board Review

Pediatricians looking for ABP board review products have a slew of online review options today. Knowing which products offer the best pediatric board review is a topic of interest. In this article, we’ll compare Pediatric Medicine board review products from Med-Challenger and TrueLearn on the following criteria: content value, CME value, and lasting benefits. Content has to hit all the … Read More