8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Pediatric Grand Rounds (CME) - Functional Abdominal Pain: How to Decrease the Pain in the Child and in the Provider
Carlo Di Lorenzo, MD - Nationwide Children's Hospital of Columbus, Ohio
This presentation will discuss the epidemiology, societal impact, pathophysiology, evaluation and treatment of the child who develops pain-predominant functional disorders, emphasizing the biopsychosocial model of care.
This presentaiton will discuss the epidemiology, societal impact, pathophysiology, evaluation and treatment of the child who develops pain-predominant functional disorders, emphasizing the biopsychosocial model of care.
Education goals for this session:
- Recognize alarm signs and reassuring features of the child presenting with chronic abdominal pain
- Identify cost-effective work-up of the child with suspected functional abdominal pain or irritable bowel syndrome
- Choose treatment options that are likely to maximize wellness and reduce disability
- Engage parents in the treatment plan
Carlo Di Lorenzo, MD
Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University
Chief, Divison of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Nationwide Children's Hospital of Columbus, OH
The Stanford University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Stanford University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Cultural and Linguistic Competency
California Assembly Bill 1195 requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. The planners and speakers of this CME activity have been encouraged to address cultural issues relevant to their topic area. The Stanford University School of Medicine Multicultural Health Portal also contains many useful cultural and linguistic competency tools including culture guides, language access information and pertinent state and federal laws. You are encouraged to visit the portal: http://lane.stanford.edu/portals/cultural.html