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Home  >  Board Review Courses  >  Young Adults with Chronic Conditions: Optimizing Treatment and Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care 2020
CME : 26.25 | MOC : 26.25

Young Adults with Chronic Conditions: Optimizing Treatment and Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care 2020

Mar 02 12:00 AM - Mar 04 11:45 PM, 2020   |   Cambridge, Massachusetts  United States Of America
Organized by : Harvard Medical School (HMS) | The Penzias Group
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Young Adults with Chronic Conditions: Optimizing Treatment and Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care is organized by The Penzias Group, Harvard Medical School (HMS) and will be held from Mar 02 - 04, 2020 at Royal Sonesta Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America.

Who Should Attend:
Physicians, NPs, and PAs in:
• Pediatrics
• Internal Medicine
• Family Medicine
• Medicine-Pediatrics
• Pediatric Subspecialties
• Medical Specialties and Subspecialties and Psychologists, Social Workers, and Counselors who support young adults with chronic conditions and their families

• 26.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
• 26.25 ABIM MOC points
• 26.25 AAFP Prescribed credits
• 26.25 ABP MOC points

Strategies, best practices, and tools for state-of-the-art care and transition of young adults with chronic conditions:
This special program provides education to optimize:
• Clinical approaches to care of adolescents and young adults with chronic conditions, mental illness, autism, physical disabilities
• The transition of these patients to-and acceptance of these patients into-adult care: timing, assessment, checklists, legal and insurance considerations 

 NEW in 2020, this program also provides guidance to:
• Find adult providers
• Approach reimbursement
• Promote self-management and advocacy
• Ensure successful transfer 

Optimized Clinical Approaches
• Updates for a wide range of chronic conditions
• Strategies to support patients with mental illness
• Care for the pregnant patient with chronic disease
• Best practices for patients with autism
• State-of-the-art approaches to manage chronic pain in young adults
• Current approaches to substance abuse in young adults
• What to screen for in a young adult cancer survivor
• Screening for high-risk behaviors and their impact on chronic illness
• Addressing sexual health and fertility with young adults who have chronic conditions
• Differentiating treatment as patients age

Transitioning Patients To and Accepting Patients Into Adult Care Practices
• Timing: when to begin the process of integrating young adults into adult care
• Evidence-based approaches to prepare patients for adult care
• How to expediently teach self-management skills
• Understanding unique needs of patients with pediatric-acquired illness
• Preventing adverse health outcomes as patients move to adult care
• Best practices to utilize team-based care to optimize the transition
• Advocacy and healthcare reform in transition care
• Encouraging adherence through shared decision-making: when, why, how
• Devising and implementing effective transition policies and training
• Developing individualized transition plans
• Transition timing and tracking of progress
• Accommodating young adults with developmental disabilities in your setting
• Assessing functional capacity to determine need for guardianship
• Social determinants of health in chronic disease management
• Development of a community health worker program
• Current approaches to preventive counseling and anticipatory guidance 

Helping Patients with Self-Care and Advocacy

• Independent living
• Self-management
• Self-advocacy
• Decision-making
• Information sharing
• Effective communications
• Patient self-advocacy with insurance companies and other care providers
• Transition to college/community living

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1(800) 828-2059


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Venue Address

Royal Sonesta Boston
40 Edwin H Land Blvd
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States Of America

Official Hotel

Royal Sonesta Boston,

40 Edwin H Land Blvd,

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America 02142,

+1 617-806-4200

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