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Duration: CME/CE Points: Author(s):
CME : 20

Pediatrics Seminar is organized by American Seminar Institute (ASI).

Course(s) are appropriate for:
Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, Emergency Physicians, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Full Course: 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Short Course: 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Series 81 (PED81) Topics Include:  ADHD Medications, Comorbidities and ASD, Endocrine Conditions vs. Growth Delay, E-Cigs vs. Health Risks, Expensive Care to Foreign Parents Coming to the US, and more.

Course Topics:
Syncope/cardiac Problems:
Distinguish cardiac causes of syncope from other etiologies; Perform appropriate testing to determine the origin of syncope; List critical components of screening for potential causes of sudden cardiac death; Recognize cardiac conditions that can result in sudden death in young athletes; Assess the effectiveness of preparticipation sports examination in young athletes.

Antibiotic Stewardship/diabetes
Determine whether antibiotics are necessary for a young child with acute otitis media; Follow guidelines for testing for penicillin allergy in children; Choose appropriate antibiotics to prescribe for upper respiratory and urinary tract infections; Outline the risk factors and diagnostic criteria for type 2 DM in children; List the treatment options for children and adolescents with type 2 DM.

Antibiotic Selection/pediatric Pearls, Session 5
Identify the organisms mostly likely to be responsible for common childhood infections; Explain processes by which different antimicrobial organisms develop resistance to antibiotics; Prescribe appropriate empiric therapy for common childhood infections; Differentiate between the 2 common causes of neonatal asymmetric crying facies; Use appropriate assessment criteria for melanoma in children.

Hematology/oncology Consultation
Identify patients at risk for late effects of childhood cancer or its treatment; Plan primary care for survivors of childhood cancer; Recognize the signs and symptoms of malignancy in children and teenagers; Perform an initial evaluation of a child or teenager with suspected malignancy; Refer a patient with a new diagnosis of malignancy to the appropriate specialist.

The Nicu Graduate /neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Identify the unique medical needs of infants who are discharged home from the neonatal intensive care unit; List the risk factors for a poor neurodevelopmental outcome in a preterm infant; Describe the role of the primary care pediatrician in caring for infants who have received care in the neonatal intensive care unit; Assess the risks for neonatal abstinence syndrome in an infant born to a mother with substance abuse issues; Provide appropriate nutritional, pharmacologic, and nonpharmacologic therapy for infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome.

Bullying and School Violence/sex Trafficking
Define the different types of bullying perpetrated in the current culture; Identify youth at risk for exhibiting bullying behavior or for becoming a victim of bullying; Instruct the victims of bullying behavior in how to best handle the situation; Recognize youth at risk of recruitment into sex trafficking; List the warning signs exhibited by youth involved in sex trafficking who present for health care.

Qualifies for Child Abuse-ch010
Traveling With Children: Managing Risk for Infectious Disease
Participate in pretravel preparation with patients planning international travel; Recommend appropriate vaccinations for traveling children; Advise patients about medical and behavioral prevention strategies for malaria; Treat patients with traveler's diarrhea; Evaluate the possible causes of fever in a returning traveler.

Qualifies for Infectious Disease-id157
Perform universal and selective lipid screening; Identify children who require behavioral or medical intervention for hyperlipidemia; Recognize the evolving changes in nutrition recommendations; Evaluate the evidence for restricting certain macronutrients (eg, fat, carbohydrates); Compare the "calories-in, calories-out" model with the insulin model for weight loss.

Chronic Joint Pain/evaluation of Limp
Evaluate laboratory findings to determine the cause of chronic joint pain in children; Recognize history and physical findings associated with various causes of chronic joint pain in children; Optimize the treatment of children with joint pain; Identify fractures and other conditions that cause limping in children and adolescent boys and girls; Select appropriate laboratory testing and imaging modalities for children who present with a limp.

Behavior Change/pediatric Pearls, Session 6
Recognize the functions of the lower, middle, and upper brain with regard to behavior; Model helpful directives for guiding children's behavior; Provide an action plan to improve warm relationships between parents and children; Employ a specific screening test to investigate possible inflammatory bowel disease in children; Treat ruptured tympanic membranes and conjunctivitis only when indicated.

Full Course Price: $580
Short Course Price: $485

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Activity Fee : USD $580.00



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