Jul 14 - Jul 16
Thu - Sat

24th Annual Pediatric Update and Pre-Conference: Stanford Children’s Health Sports Medicine

Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center - Stanford, CA

Learning Objectives

  • Differentiate between injuries in child and adolescent athletes that can be examined and treated in the office setting versus those that should be referred to a sports injury specialist
  • Identify and manage or refer concussions in the office setting
  • Screen, diagnose and treat children and adolescents who sustain injuries related to early specialization, overtraining or burnout in their sport
  • Formulate a strategy to counsel parents/caregivers and patients on the injury risks of early specialization, over-training and burnout in youth sports

24th Annual Pediatric Update

Statement of Need

The ever-increasing amount of new biomedical information requires pediatric and family primary care physicians to obtain comprehensive, up-to-date information on a wide range of clinical issues encountered in daily practice. The 24th Annual Pediatric Update will highlight recent advances in pediatrics as well as present practical information on such topics as:

  • Infectious diseases and vaccination guidelines
  • Food allergy desensitization
  • Cardiac murmurs
  • Sleep issues
  • Healthcare for sexual minority, transgender and non-conforming youth
  • Computer vision syndrome
  • Wellness/mindfulness for both the patient and the practitioner

This course will consist of lectures with Q&A sessions, practice pearls workshops and breakout sessions.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for pediatricians, family physicians, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses and interested allied health professionals who provide care for children and adolescents.

Learning Objectives

  • Utilize clinical guidelines in the treatment of:
    • UTI
    • Food allergy
    • Infectious diseases such as influenza and emerging viruses such as the Zika virus
    • Neurologic conditions such as seizures, tics and tremors and headaches
    • Cardiac murmurs
  • Formalize treatment strategies or referral for children with sleep issues including insomnia, daytime sleepiness and nightmares
  • Formulate a strategy for assessment, management and/or referral of the adolescent with functional physical symptoms or risk taking behavior due to extreme stress
  • Develop a strategy to assess and manage healthcare issues of the transgender adolescent or sexual minority youth

A Continuing Medical Education Activity

Conference Contact

Stanford Children’s Health CME
725 Welch Road
MC 5517
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Tel: (650) 498-6757
Fax: (650) 497-5738

Coordinator: Marifin Besona

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