Pediatrics

Pediatrics Seminar CME / CPD 

Full Course:  20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:   Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, Emergency Physicians, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 82 (PED82) Topics Include:  In Utero Exposure to Zika Virus, Obesity Risk Factors, Children Affected by Climate Change, Treatment of Croup, LEAP, and more.

To view topic outline of the full or short course, select the Course Type (Full or Short) below:

Full Course:
PED82
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
PED82A, PED82B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

ADHD/Transition to Adulthood

Prescribe medications for patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder to optimize improvement in symptoms; Recommend school accommodations and motivation techniques for children and adolescent boys and girls with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; Elaborate on the guidelines and recent research about transitioning patients with special health care needs from pediatric to adult health care; Implement a structured plan for transitioning patients with special health care needs from pediatric to adult health care; Optimize the timing of transition to adult health care for pediatric patients with special needs.

Zika Virus Infection/Pelvic Pain

List the structural and nonstructural findings associated with in utero exposure to the Zika virus; Assess an infant with potential in utero exposure to the Zika virus; Define chronic pelvic pain; Describe the steps in evaluating patients with chronic pelvic pain; Treat adolescent girls with chronic pelvic pain.

Autism Spectrum Disorder /Common Congenital Infections

List psychiatric conditions that are commonly comorbid with autism spectrum disorder; Recognize the overlap between symptoms of various psychiatric disorders and those of autism spectrum disorder; Choose among medication options for treating psychiatric symptoms that occur in children with autism spectrum disorder; Initiate assessment of an infant with signs and symptoms of a congenital infection; Treat common congenital infections.

Developmental Screening/Obesity and Bariatric Surgery

Integrate the findings of developmental screening tools with clinical observations and parental concerns; Use a parent-centered approach when discussing potential developmental issues in children; Recognize risk factors associated with overweight and obesity in children; Start pharmacologic treatment in pediatric patients with obesity; Choose the optimal time to refer adolescent patients for bariatric surgery.

Short Stature /Suicide

List the findings associated with different endocrine conditions resulting in growth delay; Order appropriate laboratory testing and imaging in children with growth delay; Identify the risk factors and warning signs of suicidality in children and adolescents; Use appropriate screening tools for depression and suicidality in children and adolescents; Recognize children and adolescents who require referral for immediate hospitalization or referral for ongoing mental health care.

Climate Change/Immunotherapy

Recognize health problems in children that are affected by climate change; Identify effects of climate change on health care delivery in the United States; Advocate for solutions to health issues related to climate change; Identify patients who may benefit from immunotherapy; Choose between subcutaneous and sublingual immunotherapy depending on the patient population and indication.

Cystic Fibrosis /Substance Abuse

Describe the process of newborn screening and confirmatory testing for cystic fibrosis; Discuss the advances in care that have improved life expectancy in patients with cystic fibrosis; Integrate new medication options into the long-term care of children with cystic fibrosis; Identify the health risks associated with the use of e-cigarettes, marijuana, and alcohol in youth; Screen for substance use and counsel children and families about prevention.

Emergency Medicine /Farm Safety

Cite current evidence for the use of various laboratory and imaging tests in the evaluation of children with fever; Compare previous recommendations for treatment of croup with newer developments; Employ recommended examination techniques in children with suspected appendicitis; Recognize specific risks in children living on family farms; Provide anticipatory guidance to children and their parents for avoiding common injuries on family farms.

Challenging Ethical Issues

Resolve ethical conflicts between best interest standards for children and parental autonomy; Provide examples of how recent high-profile pediatric cases may contribute to changing ethical norms; Summarize the major ethical principles applied to medical care in the United States; List the ethical issues involved in providing expensive medical care to foreign patients coming to the United States; Provide creative solutions for patients who cannot afford to pay for required care.

Early or Delayed Puberty/Pediatric Pearls, Session 7

List the phases of normal puberty and factors that affect its timing; Identify various conditions that cause precocious puberty; Assess and manage effects of delayed puberty on children; Recognize the advantages of using long-acting reversible contraception in adolescents; Counsel patients in consanguineous relationships about possible risks to their offspring.

Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  Family PracticeInternal Medicine, Allergy, Sports MedicineObesity and Nutrition.

If you have taken the current Pediatrics CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

For over 30 years, ASI has provided Continuing Medical Education, CME & CEU and Continuing Professional Development Education (CPD) for physicians and allied professionals in Pediatrics plus over 40 other specialties and subspecialties.  Lectures are recorded annually at the top seminars and conferences to provide the most current medical education to our clients.

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