Oct 29 - Nov 1
2019
Tue - Fri

Popular Pediatric Clinical Topics 2019

Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui, Hawaii

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

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 pediatric daily practice. The Popular Pediatric Clinical Topics 2019 will highlight recent advances in pediatrics presented by a variety of clinical faculty covering such topics as: evaluation of the limping child, injuries to the elbow, head trauma and concussion, neonatal fever, handling emergencies in the office, child behavior and psychiatry, management of eating disorders, contraceptive update, asthma management, child health advocacy 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 practice physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, and allied health professionals.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Develop a strategy to diagnose and treat or refer the child with a concussion to specialists.
  • Consider the various contraceptive options for your adolescent patients seeking birth control.
  • Increase your knowledge of the various types of childhood seizures in order to properly evaluate, diagnose and treat.
  • Develop a treatment plan to treat a child with an eating disorder.
  • Determine what is needed in your community in order to advocate for children’s health.

Course Directors

Paul G. Fisher, MD, MHS

Course Director
Professor, Neurology and Pediatrics, and by courtesy, Neurosurgery and Human Biology
The Beirne Family Professor of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
The Bing Director of Human Biology
The Dunlevie Family University Fellow in Undergraduate Education
Chief, Division of Child Neurology, Stanford University and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

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:

Lucia Garcia
CME Conference Coordinator


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