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1.25 CME CREDITS

This presentation will review the most cited articles from the pediatric literature in the past 18 months with an eye towards immediate clinical application in your day-to-day practice caring for children and adolescents.


Dr. Chris Giza, Director of the UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT Program and a Professor of Pediatric Neurology at UCLA will review evidence-based management for youth sports concussion. He will discuss epidemiology of sports concussions in children, diagnosis, and recommended management including recent updates in the field of concussion management in young children. He will also review the current evidence for controversies in concussion including second impact syndrome, cognitive rest and chronic neurocognitive impairment.


1.25 CME CREDITS

This presentation will review the most cited articles from the pediatric literature in the past 18 months with an eye towards immediate clinical application in your day-to-day practice caring for children and adolescents.


1.03 CME CREDITS

Get the latest updates on the new clinical practice guidelines for food allergies management by the NIAID. Learn about the definition of food allergy and how to differentiate between allergy and intolerance. The faculty will also discuss the management of acute and non-acute allergic reactions and review prevention strategies.


1 CME CREDIT

In this lecture, Dr. Wurm will review recent studies on nutrition and integrative pediatrics including ones on dietary interventions, exercise programs and meditation. Effective strategies to implement these into practice to reduce pediatric obesity will be discussed.


dictionary definition of ADHD

Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a common condition in children and adolescents, requiring careful diagnosis and targeted treatment. In this session, learn how to identify the core symptoms of ADHD; how to select and sequence stimulant and non-stimulant medication, based on symptom presentation; and when psychosocial interventions are appropriate.


Discuss how to improve understanding of current best practices in diagnosis of IgE and non-IgE mediated food allergy. Dr. Shreffler will go over strategies to raise awareness of the unmet needs in food allergy management. He will also discuss state of the research on food allergy treatment and the identification of surrogates for clinical efficacy.


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ADHD is a rising concern in children and adolescents. In this activity, learn about effectively treating ADHD in the presence of comorbid conditions such as depression and anxiety disorders. Dr. Cummins also explains management strategies for dealing with side effects normally associated with stimulants prescribed for ADHD.


Is it child abuse?

This program will review the signs of child abuse including physical and sexual abuse, neglect, psychological maltreatment and medical child abuse. This discussion will include the dynamics of child sexual abuse and how it differs from acute sexual assault. Requirements for reporting reasonable suspicion of abuse will also be discussed.   


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Rachel Ballard, MD reviews risk factors for nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) behaviors and tools for assessing NSSI risk in the primary care practice.


0.85 CME CREDIT

Pediatric Obesity Updates 2016

Up to 0.85 CME CREDIT

Dr. Apovian will give an overview of obesity in children, including a discussion of the latest statistics and effects on long term health. She will discuss effective strategies to promote healthy behavior to combat childhood obesity and talk about how the clinician can encourage lifestyle modifications in their patients.


Congenital infections caused by viruses and parasites are major causes of fetal morbidity and mortality. The infections known to produce congenital defects are commonly known by the acronym TORCH (Toxoplasma, others, rubella, cytomegalovirus, herpes). This talk will discuss each of these at length, including screening for and treating these infections in the mother and the baby. In addition, emerging infectious agents like the Zika virus and its associated birth defects will be discussed.