44th Annual Pediatric Trends (EM) is organized by Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM).

Release date: August 1, 2017
Expiration date: July 31, 2020

Target Audience:
This activity is intended for pediatricians, general practitioners, nurse practitioners, PAs, pediatric subspecialists, pediatric residents, pediatric subspecialty fellows, family practitioners and other allied health professionals interested in the care of infants, children and adolescents.

Certification Designation Statement:

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

Other Credits:
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 11 AAPA Category 1 CME credit(s) for completing this program.

Pediatric medicine is evolving on a daily basis and it can be difficult for a general pediatric practitioner to remain up-todate on new standards of care, therapies, and medications. The goal of Pediatric Trends is to fulfill the need in the practicing pediatric community to increase and improve competence in the field of pediatric medicine and to integrate best practices based on evidence-based medicine and current research. Topics are geared towards pediatricians, family practitioners, PAs, pediatric nurse practitioners, and other allied health professionals interested in the care of infants, children, and adolescents in biomedical and behavioral sciences.

Learning Objectives:
After participating in the activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:
• Discuss updates in therapies in pediatric and adolescent patients with chronic abdominal pain.
• Recognize the pediatric spectrum of Zika virus infection.
• Recall diagnosis and management of common infections through a case based discussion.
• Describe epidemiology and adverse outcomes associated with PID; discuss diagnosis and treatment.
• Identify potential barriers to treatment and potential opportunities to address barriers in PID.
• Recall the initial evaluation for proteinuria and recognize clinical presentation and empiric treatment of nephrotic syndrome.
• Recognize common toxicologic syndromes associated with new and emerging drugs of abuse.
• Recognize signs and symptoms of cardiac chest pain.
• Identify when a complaint of palpitations necessitates cardiology referral.
• Identify novel psychopharmacology approaches to ADHD and implement them in pediatric practice.
• Formulate an effective treatment strategy for mild to moderate atopic dermatitis.
• Discuss the diagnosis and management of common apophyseal injuries occurring in our youth athletes.
• Discuss the acute evaluation and management of children with blunt head trauma.

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Activity Fee : USD $250.00

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