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Pediatric Lecture Series - Rheumatology Lab Studies – What can they tell me about my symptomatic pediatric patient?

This Pediatric Lecture Series will discuss important pediatric topics that may lead to the improvement of child health from an individual, health care system and/or societal level.

Activity Details

Start Date:  September 14, 2021
End Date:  September 14, 2024

You may claim CME or CNE credit for successful completion of this online course. In order to claim credit, you must follow these steps:

  1. Register for the learning activity by creating an account or logging in to your account.
  2. Click Continue to navigate to the Evaluation tab; then click the Launch button to start the evaluation.
  3. Complete and Submit the evaluation and attestation form.

When the evaluation is submitted, you will be awarded credit. You may access your transcript for verification of participation at any time via Your Account. Need help? Visit the Support Page, send an Email, or call the Center for Learning and Professional Development at (603) 653-1234, Option 1.


There is no fee for this activity, but to receive credit(s) you must register online and complete the online evaluation (you must register to access this form).

  • John H. Yost, DO
    Co-Director, Pediatric Rheumatology Clinic
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine
Learning Outcome(s)

At the conclusion of this presentation, 100% of participants will be able to describe care of children with various rheumatologic disorders including clinical symptoms and overall patient management.


Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nursing Continuing Education Council is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity carries 1.0 contact hour.

Requirements for Successful Completion

In order to receive credit for this Continuing Medical Education, Continuing Nursing Education (CME/CNE) activity, you must:

  • Complete the entire module
  • fill out the activity evaluation. (you must register to access).
Speaker Disclosure

The activity director(s), planning committee member(s), speaker(s), author(s) or anyone in a position to control the content have reported NO financial interest or relationship* with various companies. There were no individuals in a position to control the content that refused to disclose.

*A “financial interest or relationship" refers to an equity position, receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by a research grant, receiving honoraria for educational services elsewhere, or to any other relationship to a company that provides sufficient reason for disclosure, in keeping with the spirit of the stated policy.

Bibliographic Sources
  • Bowyer S, Roettcher P, Pediatric rheumatology clinic populations in the United States: results of a 3 year survey. Pediatric Rheumatology Database Research Group. The Journal of Rheumatology, 01 Nov 1996, 23(11):1968-1974 PMID: 8923377
  • Clara Malattia 1, Alberto Martini Paediatric-onset systemic lupus erythematosus Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2013 Jun;27(3):351-62. doi: 10.1016/j.berh.2013.07.007.
  • Nicholas J Sheehan, MD FRCP, The ramifications of HLA-B27 J R Soc Med. 2004 Jan; 97(1): 10–14. doi: 10.1258/jrsm.97.1.10
Provider Contact Information

Provider contact information for questions regarding accreditation of the activity:

Center for Learning and Professional Development
Learning Design & Systems
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Type:     Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
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