OCT 16 - OCT 19
2018
TUE - FRI

Popular Pediatric Clinical Topics 2018

Fairmont Kea Lani, Wailea, HI (on the Island of Maui)

A Continuing Medical Education Conference presented by the Department of Pediatrics at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.

Statement of Need

The ever-increasing amount of new biomedical information requires pediatric and family physicians to obtain comprehensive, up-to-date information on a wide range of clinical issues encountered in daily practice. The Popular Pediatric Clinical Topics 2018 course will highlight recent advances in pediatrics presented by a variety of clinical faculty covering such topics as: body shaming, adolescent substance abuse, new technologies in the treatment of diabetes, adolescent male genitourinary health, caring for the transgender child or adolescent in your practice, the current approach for pre-athletic screening for cardiac disease, treatment of headaches, update on pediatric vaccines and the Zika virus, mindfulness in improving patient care and many more. This course is presented in a mini-seminar format with cases, Q&A and time for interaction with the faculty.

Target Audience

This is a national program, designed for:

  • pediatricians
  • family physicians
  • physician assistants
  • nurse practitioners
  • nurses
  • allied health professionals

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able to:

  • Incorporate updated standards of care for transgender and gender non-conforming adolescents and children in order to identify and address the transgender patient’s medical needs.
  • Evaluate the pediatric patient with Type 1 diabetes and his/her family’s adherence to self-management before prescribing glucose-monitoring technology.
  • Develop strategies to manage pediatric patients diagnosed with enuresis.
  • Manage the diagnosis and treatment of patients with the Zika virus according to the CDC guidelines.
  • Develop skills in a variety of mindfulness methods that elicit the relaxation response and determine how to share this practice with children and young adults.
  • Utilize the current approach for pre-athletic screening for cardiac disease into clinical practice.
  • Recognize how lifestyle modification builds resiliency and improves physician performance.

Course Director

William A. Kennedy, II, MD, FAAP

Professor of Pediatrics – Urology

A Continuing Medical Education Activity

A Continuing Medical Education Conference 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
lpchcme@stanfordchildrens.org

Conference Coordinator:

Marifin Besona
CME Conference Coordinator


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