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AMA PRA Category 1 : 14.00 | MOC : 14.00
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Fifth annual Hot Topics in Pediatrics is organized by Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children and will be held from Jul 25 - 27, 2019 at Disney's Yacht & Beach Club Resorts, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States of America.

Designed for: Pediatricians, Family Practice Physicians, APNs, RNs, PAs

Nemours is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Nemours designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Credit
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 14 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 ABP MOC credit.

Conference Description:
This conference will feature national leaders in the field of pediatrics discussing some of the hottest and most controversial topics for providers caring for children, with a focus on the primary care setting.

Topics at the 2019 conference include screen time for kids and teens, techniques in cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety to use in the busy office, CF and diabetes updates, office UTI management conundrums and practical office asthma management tips, hyperhidrosis, summer and infectious rashes, Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) infection, hemangiomas, CF (new medications), autism, vaccinations, pediatric nephrolithiasis. The organizers are also featuring three hot controversies in a debate format: Should Parents GPS Track Their Teens?; VCUGs for Febrile Infant UTIs? and Should We Treat Warts and Molluscum? There will be plenty of time for discussions with speakers and opportunities for case-based learning.

At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to develop a differential diagnosis for, assess and manage clinical issues that occur in the
primary care office, including:
• Recognizing common and uncommon presentations of pediatric dermatologic diseases/conditions.
• Discussing recent advances in infectious disease testing.
• Developing a comprehensive management plan for the child presenting with asthma.
• Rapidly and accurately determining which pediatric patients presenting with cardiac symptoms require referral to a specialist.
• Evaluating, diagnosing and treating the whole spectrum of pediatric infectious mononucleosis, referring when necessary.
• Helping parents develop strategies for teen social media monitoring and limits.
• Developing and implementing cognitive behavioral therapy for anxious children.
• Diagnosing and treating pediatric patients with possible kidney stones.
• Utilizing the current urinary tract infection (UTI) guidelines to diagnose and treat UTIs in children and determine the best imaging choices in febrile infant UTIs.
• Recognizing the wide array of choices for autism therapy, and directing families to appropriate treatments.
• Providing better care for diabetic patients through implementation of new diabetes treatments, from pumps to continuous glucose monitoring.
• Recognizing the high-risk behaviors of teenagers to better intervene to prevent injury in a timely manner.
• Developing a differential diagnosis and treatment plans for pediatric dermatologic problems from hyperhidrosis to infectious rashes, to hemangiomas and
vascular lesions.

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Aaron S. Chidekel
Aaron S. Chidekel


Neil G. Rellosa
Neil G. Rellosa



Melissa M. Byrd
Melissa M. Byrd

Nurse Practitioner

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Contact No. : 302-651-6750

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Venue Address

Disney's Yacht & Beach Club Resorts
1700 Epcot Resorts Boulevard, Orlando
Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States of America

Official Hotel

Disney's Yacht & Beach Club Resorts,

1700 Epcot Resorts Blvd,

Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States of America 32830,

(321) 939-7129

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