The Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Nurses
Help & Hope for Children with Digestive Disorders GIKids
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

JPGN CME Articles

May 2013

Microbiota and Gut–Liver Axis: Their Influences on Obesity and Obesity-Related Liver Disease
Pietro Vajro, Giulia Paolella, and Alessio Fasano
JPGN, Volume 56, Number 5, May 2013

Infliximab-Induced Psoriasis and Psoriasiform Skin Lesions in Pediatric Crohn Disease and a Potential Association With IL-23 Receptor Polymorphisms
Mary E. Sherlock, Thomas Walters, Merit M. Tabbers, Karen Frost, Mary Zachos,Aleixo Muise, Elena Pope, and Anne M. Griffiths
JPGN, Volume 56, Number 5, May 2013

In order to receive CME:

1. Review CME requirements and learning objectives

2. Read the articles

3. Take the post-test. You must answer 75% of the questions correctly to pass. If you do not pass the post-test, you will need to start over, so you may want to save your answers on paper.

4. Once you have successfully completed the post test, you will be directed to complete the evaluation to receive your CME certificate.


April 2013

Psychosocial Issues in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Report of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, (JPGN 2013;56: 449–458)
Laura M. Mackner, Rachel Neff Greenley, Eva Szigethy, Michele Herzer, Kate Deer, and Kevin A. Hommel
In order to receive CME:

1. Review CME requirements and learning objectives

2. Read the articles

3. Take the post-test (you must answer 100% of the questions correctly to pass)

4. Once you have successfully completed the post test, you will be directed to a document to review the correct answer explanations, the evaluation and your CME certificate.


March 2013

Article 1: The Role of Thiopurine Metabolite Testing and Thiopurine Methyltransferase (TPMT) Determination in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Article 2: "Clinical features distinguish eosinophilic and reflux-induced esophagitis: An age-matched, case-controlled study and a novel scoring system"
In order to receive CME:

1. Review CME requirements and learning objectives

2. Read the articles

3. Take the post-test (you must answer 100% of the questions correctly to pass)

4. Once you have successfully completed the post test, you will be directed to a document to review the correct answer explanations, the evaluation and your CME certificate.


February 2013

  Polyethylene Glycol Powder Solution Versus Senna for Bowel Preparation for Colonoscopy in Children: A Prospective, Randomized, Investigator-Blinded Trial
Natalie A. Terry, Mei Lin Chen-Lim, Elizabeth Ely, Muralidhar Jatla,Denise Ciavardone, Salina Esch, Lisa Farace, Frances Jannelli, Anita Puma,Dean Carlow, and Petar Mamula

  Prospective Evaluation of 1-Day Polyethylene Glycol-3350 Bowel Preparation Regimen in Children
Mazen I. Abbas, Cade M. Nylund, Carol J. Bruch, Luzviminda G. Nazareno, and Philip L. Rogers

Additional Reading
   Invited Commentary - Bowel Preparation in Children:Is Polyethylene Glycol an Answer?
Mohini G. Patel and Dinesh S. Pashankar

In order to receive CME:

1. Review CME requirements and learning objectives

2. Read the articles

3. Take the post test (you must answer 100% of the questions correctly to pass)

4. Once you have successfully completed the post test, you will be directed to a document to review the correct answer explanations, the evaluation and your CME certificate.


January 2013 - NASPGHAN Guidelines for Training in Pediatric Gastroenterology

In order to receive CME:

1. Review CME requirements and learning objectives

2. Read the article

3. Take the post test (you must answer 100% of the questions correctly to pass)

4. Once you have successfully completed the post test, you will be directed to a document to review the correct answer explanations, the evaluation and your CME certificate.