Upcoming Medical Conferences in SeasideSearch Criteria : United States of America Seaside
Nov 01 - 03, 2019 | AMA PRA Ca 15.00 | USD $525 | Seaside, California
49th Annual Monterey Conference: Mother Nature's Best Medicine: Rx Go Outside! is organized by UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland and will be held from Nov 01 - 03, 2019 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Monterey Bay Seaside, Seaside, California, United States of America. Target Audience: The program will provide pediatricians, family practitioners, nurses, nurse practitioners, and other allied health professionals with the latest information on the diagnosis, assessment, treatment, and prevention of several social and environmental conditions of infants, children and adolescents. CME/CEU: UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This course is also offered through the Nursing Continuing Education Program of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number 00374 for 15 contact hours. Topics: • The benefits of outdoor activities on a child’s mental and emotional health • The importance of curbing the use of social media to recapture childhood • Best practices to help children stay safe and healthy while enjoying the benefits of play and nature • An integrative approach to the management of Allergies and Asthma • Sports Medicine: The latest guidelines for the pediatric specialty athletes The conference format includes didactic sessions, case presentations, question/answer sessions, and breakout sessions. Objectives: This symposium will enable the practitioner to: • Utilize best practices for counseling patients and caregivers on the importance of engaging with nature. • Describe ways to help parents control their child’s exposure to social media. • Describe the ways that media content contributes to obesity in children. • Identify sun protection strategies for infant, school-age children and teens. • List 2 diseases that can be prevented by effective insect bite prevention. • Analyze the means to immobilize common in office fractures and assess the basics of return to activity after a fracture. • Identify the most typical features and treatment or management concerns for tetanus, botulism, histoplasmosis, and coccidioidomycosis. • Examine safety measures to prevent and treat eye trauma. • Discuss measures that can help families manage environmental allergies. • Identify best practices for managing asthma and potential treatment alternatives. • Identify patients with issues metabolizing vitamin D and those at greatest risk for vitamin D deficiency. • Differentiate how frequency, load, and duration of physical activity affects the immature vs. mature skeleton. • Describe several effective repellents for the prevention of insect bites and stings. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.