ASPHO’s Online Review Course Can Help You Be Prepared
Are you planning to take the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Subspecialty Certification Examination?
Do you need to review for Part 3 of the ABP Maintenance of Certification in a Subspecialty Program?
Affordable, convenient, and available when you need it, this course is designed for physicians planning to take the ABP examination for initial certification in pediatric hematology/oncology, as well as for those preparing for Part 3 of the ABP Program for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) in the Pediatric Subspecialties. The course is also beneficial for fellows in training and practitioners who wish to review the established standards of care.
The review course includes faculty lectures presented at the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Review Course, held February 2–5, 2017, in Irving, TX.
Experts in the field present twenty-six hour long lectures, featuring synchronized audio and slides. After registering, (registration closes January 4, 2019), you can log on as many times as you choose until March 29, 2019. CME credit is available for each lecture section you successfully complete. The online course also includes more than 300 sample test questions, and two slide review sessions on peripheral blood and bone marrow morphology are included as a special bonus!
"The ASPHO Online Review Course materials were great. The online lectures, the questions, and explanations of the right answers provided good preparation for the boards and (almost) painless test-taking. Highly recommended!” – Lisa Diller, MD
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The content in this course represents the audio and PowerPoint lectures as delivered by faculty of the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Review Course, held February 2-5, 2017, in Irving, Texas.
Release date: February 20, 2017
Expiration date: March 29, 2019
This course is designed for physicians planning to take the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) examination for initial certification in pediatric hematology/oncology, as well as for those preparing for Part 3 of the ABP Program for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) in a Subspecialty Program. The course is also beneficial for fellows in training and practitioners who wish to review the established standards of care.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be better able to:
1. Describe the basic pathophysiology of hematologic disease and cancer in infants, children, and adolescents, including molecular and cellular biology, the genetic and biochemical basis of disease, and the fundamentals of morphology and disease classification.
2. Discuss differential diagnosis, management, and outcomes of the hematologic disorders and malignancies encountered in practice by pediatric hematology/oncology specialists.
3. Explain fundamental concepts of biostatistics, epidemiology, outcomes analysis, and engagement in scholarly activities as these areas apply to the field of pediatric hematology/oncology.
4. Analyze the principles and practice of stem cell transplantation, transfusion medicine, and supportive care in children with hematologic disease and cancer, along with the basic principles of immunology and the most common immunologic disorders encountered by the hematologist.
5. Prepare for the hematology/oncology sub-board examination offered by the ABP and subsequent proctored examinations aimed at MOC.
Continuing Medical Education Credit
The American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology designates this enduring material for a maximum of 25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
To receive credit, the participant must listen to each lecture and view the accompanying slides. After viewing each lecture, the participant will be asked to complete a series of posttest questions pertaining to the lecture topic. The participant must receive a score of 70% or higher in order to qualify for credit. Upon successful completion of the test, and submission of the lecture evaluation, the participant will be able to print a certificate for credit earned for the lecture. The participant may take the test as many times as necessary to earn a passing score. Answers and explanations for each of the questions will be provided upon successful completion of each test.
ASPHO requires that planners and presenters disclose the existence of any relevant financial or other relationship they and/or their spouse/partner may have with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial interest (defined as any entity producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by or used on patients) whose products or services relate to the topics presented. ASPHO also requires disclosure of the intent to discuss unlabeled or investigational use(s) of a commercial product. The Education Committee reviews potential conflicts of interest as submitted by planners and presenters and resolves such conflicts to ensure that the content of the activity is aligned with the interests of the public.
The material presented in this activity represents the opinion of the speakers and not necessarily the views of ASPHO.
2017 Review Course Planning Committee
- Guy Young, MD, Co-chair, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
- Paul D. Harker-Murray, MD PhD, Co-chair, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
- John A. Craddock, MD, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO
- Hema Dave, MD MPH, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
- Jennifer Domm, MD, TriStar Centennial Children's Specialists, Nashville, TN
- Melissa J. Frei-Jones, MD MSCI, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
- Gregory A. Hale, MD, All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL
- Adrienne M. Hammill, MD PhD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
- Cassandra D. Josephson, MD, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
- Timothy L. McCavit, MD, Cook Children's Medical Center, Fort Worth, TX
- Cindy E. Neunert, MD MSCS, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
- Michael A. Pulsipher, MD, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
- Hemalatha G. Rangarajan, MD, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH
- Kayelyn Wagner, MD MME, Sanford Children's Hospital, Sioux Falls, SD
Planning Committee Disclosures
No relevant financial relationships to disclose: John A. Craddock, Hema Dave, Jennifer Domm, Melissa J. Frei-Jones, Gregory Hale, Adrienne M. Hammill, Paul D. Harker-Murray, Kayelyn Wagner, Cindy E. Neunert, Timothy L. McCavit, Hemalatha G. Rangarajan, Michael A. Pulsipher
Relevant financial relationships to disclose: Cassandra Josephson-Immucor: Consultant, honorarium; Timothy L. McCavit-Novartis: Speakers bureau, honorarium; Guy Young-Novo Nordisk: Honorarium, consultant, speaker
Disclosure information for each speaker is included with the speakers' lectures.
Commercial Support Acknowledgement
The ASPHO Review Course is supported in part by an educational grant from:
Novo Nordisk, Inc.
Hardware and Software Specifications
The video files will be viewable only as streaming video online. Users will require high-speed (256 kbps or greater), Internet access, and speakers or headphones attached to your computer. The recordings are H.264 encoded mp4 video files that play optimally on HTML5 browsers supporting the H.264 video standard, such as the current versions of Safari, IE10, and Chrome on Windows, Mac & Linux. Most mobile devices support H.264 and HTML5 video as well. Most other browsers and systems will be able to play the presentations using the Adobe Flash plugin. The online review course is compatible with iOS, Android, and any tablet supporting mp4 playback.