September 14 Sep 14
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday Sat

Pediatric Clinical Update – South Bay 2019

The Juniper Hotel Cupertino, Cupertino, 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

Statement of Need

This CME course will provide the pediatrician and family physician learners with up-to-date, best-evidence clinical information on a wide range of clinical issues encountered in daily pediatric practice. The Pediatric Clinical Update—South Bay 2019 will highlight recent advances in pediatric medicine covering such topics as:  type 1 diabetes, vaping, pearls of pediatric and adolescent orthopedics, depression and anxiety, gastrointestinal issues, and dermatology. In addition, there will be a presentation on making the physician office transgender friendly. 

This course is presented in a conference style with ample time for questions and discussion with the faculty.

Target Audience

This is a regional program designed for pediatricians, family practice physicians, primary care physicians, endocrinologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and allied health practitioners.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Incorporate updated standards of care for transgender and gender non-conforming youth in order to identify and address the transgender patient’s needs and develop a strategy to make your office transgender or gender non-conforming friendly.
  • Accurately diagnose the child or adolescent presenting with type 1 diabetes and treat or refer appropriately.
  • Identify the older adolescent who has not entered puberty and diagnose the reason this patient is delayed.
  • Counsel adolescents and their parents about the dangers of vaping.
  • Perform a psychological assessment on the child or adolescent that presents with depression or anxiety and determine effective management strategies or refer to specialists as necessary.

Course Director

David Maahs, MD, PhD
Course Director
Division Chief and Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology and, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology)

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

Conference Coordinator:

Marifin Besona
CME Conference Coordinator

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