Needs Statement

Pediatric emergency medicine providers need updated on how racial disparities may interfere with the ethical management of pain in the EC as well as information regarding resources that are available within the section and department for planning scholarly projects. This activity will address efficacious pain management in the EC (clinical care/patient care, systems-based practice), developing a scholarly project (education/practice-based learning), and virtual education (education, interpersonal communication and skills).

Target Audience 

Pediatric emergency medicine providers

Educational Methods

Lecture, Case Study, Small Group Breakout Session, Workshop, and Question & Answer


At the conclusion of the sessions, the participants should be able to:

  • Review the evidence for outpatient pain treatment strategies for children, including racial and ethnic disparities in prescribing.

  • Examine one's proposed project objective and methodology to determine 2 ways to enhance its rigor and build a draft timeline with action items for the entire scholarly project.

  • Develop a strategy for creating an interactive environment virtually and effectively utilize 2 new tools to improve the virtual education environment.


Evaluation by questionnaire will address program content, presentation, and possible bias.

Accreditation/Credit Designation

Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been designated by Baylor College of Medicine for 1.00 credit of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

This activity has been designated by Baylor College of Medicine for 1.00 credit of education in pain management and the prescription of opioids.

American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity and individual assessment of and feedback to the learner, enables the learner to earn up to 3.00 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

Activity Director

Susan B. Torrey, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine

Session date: 
Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Houston, TX
United States
  • 3.00 ABP MOC II
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Ethics
  • 1.00 Pain Management

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