Nov 15 - Nov 18
Tue - Fri

Popular Pediatric Clinical Topics 2016 and Pre-Conference: Integrative Medicine for the Pediatric Primary Care Practice

Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows, Kohala Coast, Hawaii

Learning Objectives

  • Develop strategies to incorporate integrative medicine therapies for the treatment of:
    • Asthma
    • Gastrointestinal inflammation
  • Determine when to refer chronic pain patients to an integrative medicine practitioner
  • Formulate an integrative medicine strategy for management and/or referral of the patient with functional physical symptoms such as  abdomen pain or headaches
  • Counsel patients and parents on the benefits of various integrative medicine therapies including: acupuncture or acupressure, nutritional supplements and mind-body therapies

Popular Pediatric Clinical Topics 2016

November 16-18, 2016

Statement of Need

The ever-increasing amount of new biomedical information requires pediatric and family primary care practitioners to obtain comprehensive, up-to-date information on a wide range of clinical issues encountered in daily practice.  The Popular Pediatric Clinical Topics 2016 course will highlight recent advances in pediatrics presented by a variety of clinical faculty covering such topics as:  asthma, hydronephrosis, acne, vascular lesions, risk taking behavior, inflammatory bowel disease, sports injuries and pediatric pain management. This course is presented in a mini-seminar format with cases, Q&A and time for interaction with the faculty.

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

  • Utilize current evidence-based assessment, diagnosis and management or referral strategies for pediatric and adolescent patients presenting with:
    • Asthma
    • Chronic cough
    • Undescended testes
    • Acne and vascular skin lesions
    • Inflammatory bowel disease or gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Evaluate the young athlete for overuse injuries and/or burnout and determine appropriate treatment strategies
  • Screen, counsel, treat or refer the adolescent patient exhibiting risk taking behaviors
  • Formulate a counseling technique to employ with patients who are at risk for, or are confirmed substance abusers

A Continuing Medical Education Activity

Presented by the Department of Pediatrics at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.

Sponsored by the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Conference Contact

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

Conference Coordinators:
Marifin Besona
Lucy Garcia

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