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 73 (PED73) Topics Include:  Cytomegalovirus Infection, ADHD, Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Emergencies, Allergen Immunotherapy, and more.

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

Full Course:
PED73
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
PED73A, PED73B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Define normal menstrual parameters in adolescents; Recognize common causes of abnormal uterine bleeding in adolescents; Identify the characteristics of an anovulatory menstrual cycle; . Perform an appropriate workup for abnormal uterine bleeding; Choose an appropriate treatment option for an adolescent with abnormal uterine bleeding.

Update on ADHD

Discuss the pitfalls associated with accurately diagnosing ADHD; Utilize stimulant medications first-line as treatment for school-age children and adolescents with ADHD; Identify appropriate situations for the use of nonstimulant medications; Recognize and manage side effects of ADHD medications; Review evidence-based interventions that complement pharmacologic management of ADHD.

Update on Infectious Disease

Appropriately vaccinate adolescents against meningococcal disease; Follow guidelines for age-appropriate administration of vaccines against tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis; Cite the rationale behind the schedule of vaccination against human papillomavirus; Counsel patients about prevention of transmission of Zika virus infection; Identify individuals for whom testing for Zika virus infection is indicated.

QUALIFIES FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Hot Topics in Infectious Disease

Implement vaccination strategies and serology testing for patients with hepatitis B infection; Identify individuals who require vaccination against human papillomavirus infection, meningococcal serogroup B disease, and polio; Prescribe doxycycline safely in pediatric patients; Differentiate among the different types of herpes simplex virus disease; Perform a thorough workup in neonates whose differential diagnosis includes herpes simplex virus infection.

QUALIFIES FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)/Proteinuria

Diagnose UTI in infants and children from 2 mo to 2 yr of age; Evaluate the evidence on antibiotic prophylaxis for UTI; Discuss the pathophysiology of proteinuria and identify the main types of proteinuria; Recognize limitations of the office dipstick urinalysis for identification of proteinuria; Order appropriate tests to evaluate the patient with
persistent proteinuria.

Hot Topics in Sports Medicine

Recognize factors affecting the development of overuse injuries; Diagnose and treat common overuse injuries involving the upper and lower extremities and back; Educate patients about the risks associated with use of steroids; Distinguish energy drinks from sports drinks; Discourage excessive consumption of caffeine in children and adolescents.

QUALIFIES FOR SPORTS MEDICINE

Cytomegalovirus Infection/Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

Recognize the risk for maternal transmission of cytomegalovirus (CMV) and the "90-10 rule" for fetal sequelae of CMV infection; Test infants for audiologic sequelae of congenital cytomegalovirus infection; Implement current recommendations for treatment of congenital cytomegalovirus infection; Order and interpret the results of appropriate tests when human immunodeficiency virus infection is included in the differential diagnosis; Screen adolescent boys and girls for human immunodeficiency virus infection.

QUALIFIES FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Abdominal Pain/Orthopedic Emergencies

Recognize symptoms that warrant referral to a pediatric gastroenterologist; Employ appropriate testing modalities and treatments for abdominal conditions; List the Rome III criteria for functional abdominal pain; Differentiate septic arthritis from toxic synovitis; Identify findings typical of acute osteomyelitis.

Update on Cultural Competency

Advise patients about requirements of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program; Identify issues that are problematic for immigrant patients or children of immigrant parents; Outline the stages of gender development; Educate parents of gender-variant children about health risks; Counsel gender-variant patients and their parents to facilitate social transition and family acceptance.

QUALIFIES FOR ETHICS, CULTURAL SENSITIVITY AND LINGUISTICS

Allergen Immunotherapy/Recurrent Infections

Explain the pathophysiology of atopy; Optimize the use of subcutaneous and sublingual immunotherapy; Differentiate primary immune deficiency from secondary immune deficiency; Recognize symptoms that suggest immune deficiency; Test patients at risk for immune deficiency.

Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Define normal menstrual parameters in adolescents; Recognize common causes of abnormal uterine bleeding in adolescents; Identify the characteristics of an anovulatory menstrual cycle; . Perform an appropriate workup for abnormal uterine bleeding; Choose an appropriate treatment option for an adolescent with abnormal uterine bleeding.

Update on Infectious Disease

Appropriately vaccinate adolescents against meningococcal disease; Follow guidelines for age-appropriate administration of vaccines against tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis; Cite the rationale behind the schedule of vaccination against human papillomavirus; Counsel patients about prevention of transmission of Zika virus infection; Identify individuals for whom testing for Zika virus infection is indicated.

QUALIFIES FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)/Proteinuria

Diagnose UTI in infants and children from 2 mo to 2 yr of age; Evaluate the evidence on antibiotic prophylaxis for UTI; Discuss the pathophysiology of proteinuria and identify the main types of proteinuria; Recognize limitations of the office dipstick urinalysis for identification of proteinuria; Order appropriate tests to evaluate the patient with
persistent proteinuria.

Cytomegalovirus Infection/Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

Recognize the risk for maternal transmission of cytomegalovirus (CMV) and the "90-10 rule" for fetal sequelae of CMV infection; Test infants for audiologic sequelae of congenital cytomegalovirus infection; Implement current recommendations for treatment of congenital cytomegalovirus infection; Order and interpret the results of appropriate tests when human immunodeficiency virus infection is included in the differential diagnosis; Screen adolescent boys and girls for human immunodeficiency virus infection.

QUALIFIES FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Update on Cultural Competency

Advise patients about requirements of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program; Identify issues that are problematic for immigrant patients or children of immigrant parents; Outline the stages of gender development; Educate parents of gender-variant children about health risks; Counsel gender-variant patients and their parents to facilitate social transition and family acceptance.

QUALIFIES FOR ETHICS, CULTURAL SENSITIVITY AND LINGUISTICS

Update on ADHD

Discuss the pitfalls associated with accurately diagnosing ADHD; Utilize stimulant medications first-line as treatment for school-age children and adolescents with ADHD; Identify appropriate situations for the use of nonstimulant medications; Recognize and manage side effects of ADHD medications; Review evidence-based interventions that complement pharmacologic management of ADHD.

Hot Topics in Infectious Disease

Implement vaccination strategies and serology testing for patients with hepatitis B infection; Identify individuals who require vaccination against human papillomavirus infection, meningococcal serogroup B disease, and polio; Prescribe doxycycline safely in pediatric patients; Differentiate among the different types of herpes simplex virus disease; Perform a thorough workup in neonates whose differential diagnosis includes herpes simplex virus infection.

QUALIFIES FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Hot Topics in Sports Medicine

Recognize factors affecting the development of overuse injuries; Diagnose and treat common overuse injuries involving the upper and lower extremities and back; Educate patients about the risks associated with use of steroids; Distinguish energy drinks from sports drinks; Discourage excessive consumption of caffeine in children and adolescents.

QUALIFIES FOR SPORTS MEDICINE

Abdominal Pain/Orthopedic Emergencies

Recognize symptoms that warrant referral to a pediatric gastroenterologist; Employ appropriate testing modalities and treatments for abdominal conditions; List the Rome III criteria for functional abdominal pain; Differentiate septic arthritis from toxic synovitis; Identify findings typical of acute osteomyelitis.

Allergen Immunotherapy/Recurrent Infections

Explain the pathophysiology of atopy; Optimize the use of subcutaneous and sublingual immunotherapy; Differentiate primary immune deficiency from secondary immune deficiency; Recognize symptoms that suggest immune deficiency; Test patients at risk for immune deficiency.

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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  • This is a really great opportunity to learn at a place of choice. Topics were relevant to my practice. Methods were easy to use! – Stephanie Guice P.N.P.

    Stephanie, P.N.P., New York