JUL 18 - JUL 20
2019
THU - SAT

27th Annual Pediatric Update and Pre-Conference: What’s New in Allergy and Pulmonology 2019

The Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center, Stanford, CA

A Continuing Medical Education conference presented by the Department of Pediatrics at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Sponsored by the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Pre-Conference: What’s New in Allergy and Pulmonology 2019

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Statement of Need

Continuous advances in clinical science require pediatricians and family physicians to obtain comprehensive, up-to-date information on a wide variety of clinical issues that may be encountered in daily practice. This course, What‘s New in Pediatric Allergy and Pulmonology, will focus on updates in allergy, sleep and pulmonology including clinical management strategies of pediatric conditions such as: early oral desensitization to food allergy, sleep disturbances in children and adolescents, sleep hygiene training, non-invasive ventilation for children with sleep disorders, updates on atopic dermatitis, cystic fibrosis, severe asthma in your office, and more.

Target Audience

This national program is designed for:

  • Pediatricians
  • Family Practice Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Allied Health Professionals

Learning Objectives

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

  • Develop a strategy to manage a child with severe asthma in your office.
  • Treat your pediatric patients presenting with atopic dermatitis using current best practice guidelines.
  • Appropriately use non-invasive ventilation in children with sleep disorders.
  • Counsel parents on sleep hygiene training for their children, beginning in infancy.
  • Utilize early oral desensitization to food allergies in your allergic pediatric patients.

27th Annual Pediatric Update

July 19-20, 2019

Statement of Need

This CME course will provide pediatricians and family physicians with up-to-date clinical information on a wide range of clinical issues encountered in daily pediatric practice. Course highlights include an update on vaping; the advantages of a pediatric aerodigestive center; making your office transgender friendly; anxiety and depression in the adolescent; update on infant and pediatric formula; concussion and return-to-play; social media and device addiction and other topics that will be of interest to those physicians who care for children and adolescents.

Target Audience

This national program is designed for:

  • Pediatricians
  • Family Practice Physicans
  • Primary Care Physicans
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Allied Health Professionals

Learning Objectives

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

  • Increase knowledge of Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) and enhance skills to counsel your adolescent patients.
  • Recognize an adolescent patient as a suicide risk and differentiate between an ideator and an attempter to treat or refer the patient to a specialist.
  • Counsel patients and their parents on the dangers of vaping.
  • Identify patients exhibiting social media and electronic device addiction and develop a strategy to counsel and treat or refer these patients.
  • Develop strategies with your staff to make your office environment transgender friendly.

Course Directors

Paul G. Fisher, MD, MHS

Professor, Neurology and Pediatrics, and by courtesy, Neurosurgery and Human Biology
The Bing Director, Program in Human Biology
The Dunlevie Family Fellow in Undergraduate Education
The Beirne Family Professor of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
Chief, Division of Child Neurology

27th Annual Pediatric Update Course Director

David N. Cornfield, MD

Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Pulmonary Medicine and, by courtesy, of Surgery
Director – Center for Excellence in Pulmonary Biology
Division Director – Pediatric Pulmonary, Asthma and Sleep Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Stanford University School of Medicine
Medical Director – Respiratory Therapy,  Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

Pre-Conference Course Director

A Continuing Medical Education Activity

A Continuing Medical Education conference presented by the Department of Pediatrics at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

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 Coordinators:

Lucia Garcia
CME Conference Coordinator

Marifin Besona
CME Conference Coordinator

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