This interactive session will review common questions that come up in primary care through a wheel game format. Faculty will cover a variety of topics including obstructive sleep apnea, thyroid disease, LGBTQ health, dizziness, adolescent health, as well as current hot topics in medicine. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 2/8/2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.
What do primary care providers need to know about pediatrics? Join expert faculty as they review important questions they get asked about childhood obesity, autism, and food allergy!
In this session, the speaker will discuss some challenging diagnostic cases that primary care practitioners may face in their practice. These cases will feature interpretation of laboratory and imaging studies as well as encounters with rare diseases and conditions. You will learn which aspects of the history and physical exam are most useful to establish certain diagnoses, increase your awareness of certain uncommon but “can’t miss” diagnoses, and become familiar with clinical decision aids that improve diagnostic accuracy for certain common diagnoses.
Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BCMusic Credit: Richard Onorato
Frankly Speaking, Live! This episode, recorded live from Pri-Med South, will review four recent publications that help guide milk consumption in children and adults.
Reading to Your Toddler: Is There a Difference Between Reading an Ebook and a Traditional Book? - Frankly Speaking EP 126
Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP Music Credit: Richard Onorato
Reading to young children is a well-established activity that can impact neuro-cognitive and emotional development in children. Since many parents use E-readers and other digital platforms to read to their kids, in this episode we will explore whether there is a difference or benefit to using a particular type of book. Join us as we discuss the recent findings on parent-toddler interactions when reading from a print book versus an E-reader.
Guest: Jillian Joseph, MSPAS, PA-CMusic Credit: Richard Onorato
‘Tis the season for pediatric fevers! Join us to review a recent meta-analysis looking at 18 studies with patients younger than 2 years old who received acetaminophen or ibuprofen for fever or pain to determine if one medication should be recommended first, before the other. After this session, you’ll be able to confidently advise parents of young children on how best to manage fever and/or pain at home with over-the-counter medications.
In this short podcast, you will hear guideline-based answers to important questions about managing influenza in the pediatric population. Find out which children are considered high risk for complications and what those risks mean for vaccine selection. Hear expert tips on how to discuss the sensitive issue of influenza vaccination with vaccine-hesitant parents. Know how to accurately diagnose influenza in children in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. And lastly, learn which influenza treatments are approved for children and the role antivirals play in influenza prophylaxis in this population. Hosts: Robert H. Hopkins Jr., MD, FACP, FAAP; Charles Vega, MD, FAAFP Executive Producer: Margaret Oliverio, MD
Cardiovascular risk factors leading to the leading causes of death in the United States have their origins in the pediatric age group. This session is intended to give primary care providers a high level view of screening and management for cardio-metabolic risk factors in the pediatric age group based on the most up-to-date guidelines.