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Volume 20, Number 5—May 2014

CME ACTIVITY - Synopsis

Outbreaks of Kingella kingae Infections in Daycare Facilities

Medscape, LLC is pleased to provide online continuing medical education (CME) for this journal article, allowing clinicians the opportunity to earn CME credit.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Medscape, LLC and Emerging Infectious Diseases. Medscape, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Medscape, LLC designates this Journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All other clinicians completing this activity will be issued a certificate of participation. To participate in this journal CME activity: (1) review the learning objectives and author disclosures; (2) study the education content; (3) take the post-test with a 70% minimum passing score and complete the evaluation at www.medscape.org/journal/eid; (4) view/print certificate.

Release date: April 9, 2014; Expiration date: April 9, 2015

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

• Distinguish anatomic sites of invasive Kingella kingae infections

• Analyze the clinical presentation of invasive K. kingae infections

• Evaluate the diagnostic process for invasive K. kingae infections

• Assess the treatment of contacts of children with invasive K. kingae infections.

CME Editor

Jean Michaels Jones, Technical Writer/Editor, Emerging Infectious Diseases. Disclosure: Jean Michaels Jones has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CME Author

Charles P. Vega, MD, Associate Professor and Residency Director, Department of Family Medicine, University of California, Irvine. Disclosure: Charles P. Vega, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Author

Disclosure: Pablo Yagupsky, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

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