Activity ID



December 31, 2019

Format Type


CME Credit



CME Provider

American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery


Patient Management Perspectives in Otolaryngology (PMP) eCourses offer learners the opportunity to hone decision making skills through full management of an individual patient. This particular course specifically addresses the evaluation and management of a 6-year old Caucasian male who presents with recurrent throat pain and fever. He has had about 12 similar episodes in the last year.

Diplomate Engagement

Correct answers to the post-test; Comparative performance to peers; Recommended literature or other resources (presentations, audio/video, checklists, etc.)

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Educational Objectives

To formulate an approach to the diagnosis of pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections (PANDAS) and periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis, adenitis (PFAPA).
To discuss the nuances that differentiate PANDAS from PFAPA.
To obtain appropriate consultations.
To determine a logical treatment plan for PANDAS and PFAPA.


Recurrent Throat Pain, Fever, Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders, Streptococcal Infections, PANDAS, Aphthous Stomatitis, Pharyngitis, Adenitis, PFAPA, Immunology, Infectioius Disease, Oral Steroids, Adenotonsillectomy, Medical Knowledge


Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Practice-based Learning & Improvement, Professionalism

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Practice Setting

Academic Medicine, Inpatient, Outpatient, Rural, Urban, VA/Military

National Quality Strategies and/or Quadruple Aim Care Processes

End of Life Care, Medical Ethics, Pain, Patient Safety/Medical Errors, Quality Improvement

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