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 83 (PED83) Topics Include:  LEAP Study, Trends in LGBTQ Identification, Vitamin D Defiiciency, Managing ASD, and more.

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

Full Course:
PED83
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
PED83A, PED83B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Urgent Care /Food Allergy and Atopic Dermatitis

Contrast the role of urgent care centers with those of primary care offices and emergency departments; List the benefits of urgent care for individual patients and health care systems; Collaborate with urgent care centers and providers when appropriate; Use the results of the Learning Early About Peanut Allergy (LEAP) study to counsel parents on the timing of introduction of peanut products in infants; Recognize the potential drawbacks to making changes in practice on the basis of the LEAP study.

Tonsillectomy/Neck Masses

List indications for tonsillectomy in children and adolescents according to the American Academy of Otolaryngology guideline; Formulate a guideline-based perioperative plan for tonsillectomy; Describe the ultrasonographic and physical findings concerning for malignancy in a child with a thyroid nodule; Plan appropriate follow-up after fine needle aspiration of a thyroid nodule; Discuss the timing of thyroidectomy and appropriate postoperative care, based on the type of thyroid cancer.

LGBTQ Health/Managing Eating Disorders

Recognize the prevalence and trends in LGBTQ identification; Define the different types of stigma and the theory of chronic minority stress; Choose a recommended approach to providing care for LGBTQ youth; Refer patients with atypical anorexia nervosa or avoidant restrictive food intake disorder for specialized treatment; Recognize patients at risk for severe malnutrition.

Functional Abdominal Pain/Tendon Injuries

Describe the biopsychosocial model of functional abdominal pain; Provide effective coping strategies, behavioral interventions, and an explanatory framework to help patients and their families manage functional abdominal pain; List the tendon injuries most likely to occur in children; Use appropriate physical examination techniques to identify tendinitis; Create a treatment plan to help children and adolescents heal from tendon injuries.

Preventive Cardiology/ Congenital Heart Disease and Neurodevelopment

Adopt the most recent guidelines to screen children for lipid disorders and hypertension; Prescribe lifestyle interventions in children with dyslipidemia; Perform follow-up testing in children with elevated blood pressure or hypertension; Identify neurodevelopmental issues that may arise at different ages in children and adolescent patients with congenital heart disease; Screen children with congenital heart disease at appropriate ages to determine risk for neurodevelopmental disorders.

Virtual Visits /Sunscreen

Identify the advantages of, and common concerns about, virtual visits for general pediatric care; Form a triage assessment plan to identify appropriate candidates for virtual visits; List the different types of skin cancer and their predisposing factors; Evaluate common arguments against use of sunscreen; Counsel patients on the relative safety and efficacy of different types of sunscreen.

Joy of Pediatrics /Vitamin D

Identify factors related to well-being that are within a physician's control; Perform reflection exercises to increase professional fulfillment and improve well-being; Provide a list of foods rich in vitamin D to patients; Recognize laboratory and clinical manifestations of vitamin D deficiency; Prescribe vitamin D supplementation to children at risk for deficiency.

Oral Health/Fish Nutrition Facts

Identify risk factors for tooth decay in infants and children; Provide fluoride varnish for children in the office; Summarize the risks and benefits of consuming fish and shellfish for children; List the best fish and shellfish choices for nutrition and sustainability; Compare the content of nutrients in fish to that contained in other animal sources of protein.

Autism/Sleep-Disordered Breathing

List risk factors that have been associated with autism; Manage a patient with an autism spectrum disorder; Guide families interested in complementary and integrative treatments for autism; Determine candidacy for tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy in pediatric patients with recurrent infections or sleep-disordered breathing; Identify patients at high risk for complications following tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy.

Contraception/Top Articles of 2019, Session 1

Discuss the benefits of long-acting reversible contraception in adolescents and identify barriers to its use; Choose the best type of long-acting reversible contraception for patients with particular concerns; Identify the types of emergency contraception available to adolescents and cite the time frames within which they may be effectively used; Summarize possible barriers to access faced by adolescents trying to obtain emergency contraception; Employ evidence-based counseling to discuss the use of smartphone-enabled physiologic baby monitors and the diagnosis and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

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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