*No CE HPM FAST Pediatrics 3rd Edition

PLEASE READ PRIOR TO PURCHASE: The HPM FAST Pediatrics 3rd Edition will expire on September 30, 2024 and the CME/MOC has expired as of March 1, 2024. This resource is for non-accredited education use.

Assess your knowledge in Pediatrics with HPM FAST™ (Hospice and Palliative Medicine Focused Assessment and Study Tool). This online practice module contains 25 questions and includes explanations and up-to-date references to provide guidance for further study. Topics covered include: pediatrics, adolescents, and developmentally appropriate care.

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Disclaimer: Any recommendations made by the authors of this activity must be weighed against the healthcare clinician’s own clinical judgement based on but not limited to such factors as the patient’s condition, risks versus benefits of suggested treatment, and comparison with recommendations of pharmaceutical compendia and other medical and palliative care authorities.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify appropriate communication techniques when discussing palliative care, chronic conditions, terminal illness, and death with children and their families.
  2. Describe legal/financial/regulatory issues surrounding the care of children in hospice and palliative medicine.
  3. Evaluate and propose management of physical symptoms and whole person suffering surrounding a child's death.
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Project Editors
Toluwalase (Lase) Ajayi, MD
Kyle P. Edmonds, MD FAAHPM

Module Editor
Emily Riegel, MD
Staff Editor
Katherine Wayne

David N. Korones, MD
Daniel Mahoney, MD FAAP
Tressia Shaw, MD
Sue S. Sreedhar MD


AAHPM endorses the standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). All who are in a position to control or influence the content of an educational activity must disclose all relevant financial relationships with an ineligible companies that they have had over the past 24 months. *Disclosures documents were reviewed for potential conflicts of interest and, if identified, they were mitigated prior to confirmation of participation. Only those who had no conflict of interest or who agreed to an identified resolution process prior to their participation were involved in this activity.

(All editor, authors, reviewers and staff have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.)

*An ineligible company is defined as those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, reselling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Eligible companies are those whose mission and function are 1. providing clinical services directly to patients; or 2. The education of healthcare professionals, or 3. Serving as fiduciary to patients, the public, or population health; and other organizations that are not otherwise ineligible. (Examples of such organizations include: ambulatory procedure centers, blood banks, diagnostic labs that do not sell proprietary products, electronic health record companies, government or military agencies, group medical practices, health law firms, health profession membership organizations, hospitals or healthcare delivery systems, infusion centers, insurance or managed care companies, nursing homes, pharmacies that do not manufacture proprietary compounds, publishing or education companies, rehabilitation centers, schools of medicine or health science universities, or software, or software or game developers.)

The CME/MOC for this activity expired on March 1, 2024. This activity is a non-accredited learning resource. No CME or MOC is offered with this activity.

Release Date: HPM FAST Pediatrics 3rd Edition which was originally released March 5, 2018 expired on March 5, 2021. The product was reviewed and edited on March 1, 2021 to ensure content accuracy.

CME/MOC Expiration Date: extended through March 1, 2024 and may only be claimed once.

Continuing Medical Education Credit

AAHPM is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

AAHPM designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME credits expire on March 1, 2024.

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Points

“Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to:

  • 2 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program; and
  • 2 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.

It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM or ABP MOC credit.”

Physicians certified with the American Board of Internal Medicine who wish to earn MOC points within the current calendar year must submit their MOC data no later than December 31 of the calendar year.

Physicians certified with the American Board of Pediatrics who wish to earn MOC points within the current calendar year must submit their MOC data no later than December 1 of the calendar year.

ABMS MOC Approval Statement
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, HPM FAST™ Pediatrics 3rd Edition has met the requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards:

MOC Part II CME Activity

Family Medicine
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Psychiatry and Neurology

MOC points expire on March 1, 2024.

NOTE: Physicians - please view annual MOC deadlines.


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