Jul 20 - Jul 22
7:00 AM
Thu - Sat

25th Annual Pediatric Update and Pre-Conference: The Role of the PCP in Transgender Healthcare

Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center - Stanford, CA

Please visit the Stanford Children’s Health CME webpage for registration options or click the "Registration" tab below for details. 

Learning Objectives

  • At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able to: 
    • Counsel family with transgender child/adolescent concerning legal issues that protect this population
    • Develop skills to care for the underserved transgender youth
    • Identify health care practices or services where you can refer the transgender patient
    • Develop strategies to talk with your patients and families about hormone therapy, menstrual suppression if appropriate, and surgical options
    • Describe three accessories that are used by a transgender youth

25th Annual Pediatric Update

July 21 - 22, 2017

Statement of Need

The ever-increasing amount of new biomedical information requires pediatricians and family physicians to obtain comprehensive, up-to-date knowledge on a wide range of clinical issues encountered in daily pediatric practice. The 25th Annual Pediatric Update will highlight recent advances in pediatrics presented by a variety of clinical faculty covering such topics as: the future of pediatric medicine, promotion of bone health, vaccine update, chronic cough, autism, inattentive or delayed behavior, anxiety and depression, gynecological emergencies, daytime urinary incontinence, wheezing, rashes, ophthalmology and journal articles not to miss in 2017. This course is presented in a lecture format with ample time for questions from the learners.

Target Audience

  • This is a national program, designed for: 
    • pediatricians
    • family physicians
    • primary care practitioners
    • nurse practitioners
    • nurses
    • interested allied health professionals

Learning Objectives

  • At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able to:
    • Identify risk factors associated with poor bone health early in adolescence and provide nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle counseling to help teenaged patients take action to maximize bone mass before skeletal growth is completed
    • Develop a strategy to minimize daytime urinary incontinence in your patients utilizing best available evidence
    • Based on the AAP statement of endorsement on vision screening in children, employ vision screening between 12 months and 3 years of age and annual well-child visits
    • Develop a plan to diagnose and treat or refer a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder based on the AAP Clinical Practice Guideline

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 Contacts

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

Conference Team:
Marifin Besona
CME Conference Coordinator

Lucia Garcia
CME Conference Coordinator

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