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 75 (PED75) Topics Include:   Mechanism of Injury in Concussion, Risk Factors for Parasomnia, Chronic Abdominal Pain, Viruses Transmitted by the Aedes Mosquito, Childrean at Risk for Renal Scarring, and more.

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

Full Course:
PED75
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
PED75A, PED75B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

HIV Update/Rhinovirus Infection and Asthma

Counsel patients on the potential risks of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV infection; Perform appropriate testing before and during the course of PrEP for HIV infection; Prescribe postexposure prophylaxis for HIV infection; Describe the known and suspected consequences of infection with human rhinovirus (HRV); List the ways in which children with asthma differ from healthy children in their response to exposure to HRV.

QUALIFIES FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Anaphylaxis/Cardiology Guidelines

Diagnose patients with anaphylaxis using clinical criteria; Provide effective treatment to patients with anaphylaxis; Optimize prophlaxis for subacute bacterial endocarditis; Elaborate on dietary guidelines for sodium and sugar; Recognize clinical conditions in children that confer high risk for cardovascular disease.

Management of Concussion

Explain the mechanism of injury in concussion; Recognize the signs and symptoms of concussion; Order appropriate imaging studies in patients with head injury; Identify patients who are more likely to have a prolonged or more complex recovery after concussion; Evaluate pediatric patients for return to participation in academics and sports.

QUALIFIES FOR SPORTS MEDICINE AND TRAUMA

Infectious Disease Consultation

List the reasons for recent resurgences in pediatric infections previously considered under control; Describe the different illnesses caused by viruses transmitted by the Aedes mosquito; Review the clinical findings of infection with Zika virus infection in fetuses and neonates; Identify clinical findings associated with the newer respiratory viruses in children; Recognize the pathogenic risk of different subtypes of the influenza virus.

QUALIFIES FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Bullying/Sexual Abuse

Define the various forms of peer victimization; Employ appropriate screening techniques for bullying and ostracism; Perform interventions to address bullies and bullied youth; Identify children at high risk for commercial sexual exploitation; Respond to sex trafficking according to local protocols.

QUALIFIES FOR CHILD ABUSE

Urology Consultation

List the muscles and components of the nervous system that control urinary continence and micturition; Evaluate the cause of urinary frequency and incontinence in children by using the appropriate assessment tools; Prescribe and assess behavioral modifications to manage bowel and bladder dysfunction in children; Perform appropriate testing in children with suspected or confirmed urinary tract infections; Identify children at increased risk for recurrent urinary tract infections and renal scarring.

Asthma/Parasomnias

List factors that increase risk for poor adherence to a regimen for treatment of asthma; Differentiate asthmatic phenotypes; Prescribe the combination therapy most likely to improve symptoms in children with severe asthma; Explain the different types of parasomnias; Identify risk factors for parasomnia.

Update on Pain Management

Use a multidisciplinary approach in the management of chronic pain in children; Assess improvement in chronic pain in children; Recognize warning signs of organic disease in a child with chronic abdominal pain; Diagnose and treat patients with chronic abdominal pain; Identify the types of functional abdominal pain according to the Rome IV criteria.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Acne/Atopic Dermatitis/Complex Cases

Prescribe and manage antibiotics effectively and prudently in the treatment of acne; Treat acne with topical retinoids and counsel families on contending with irritation from their application; Recommend accessible, cost-effective treatments for atopic dermatitis; Employ effective strategies to treat atopic dermatitis with steroids; Develop differential diagnoses for patients with jaw pain, leg pain, or persistent fever in the absence of obvious causes.

Eating Disorders

Contrast the presentation of eating disorders in children with that in adults; Identify eating disorders in children based on criteria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fifth Edition); Explain to parents the importance of early intervention for eating disorders; Counsel parents about refeeding and the importance of reaching daily calorie goals; Discuss basic principles of family-based treatment for eating disorders

HIV Update/Rhinovirus Infection and Asthma

Counsel patients on the potential risks of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV infection; Perform appropriate testing before and during the course of PrEP for HIV infection; Prescribe postexposure prophylaxis for HIV infection; Describe the known and suspected consequences of infection with human rhinovirus (HRV); List the ways in which children with asthma differ from healthy children in their response to exposure to HRV.

QUALIFIES FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Management of Concussion

Explain the mechanism of injury in concussion; Recognize the signs and symptoms of concussion; Order appropriate imaging studies in patients with head injury; Identify patients who are more likely to have a prolonged or more complex recovery after concussion; Evaluate pediatric patients for return to participation in academics and sports.

QUALIFIES FOR SPORTS MEDICINE AND TRAUMA

Bullying/Sexual Abuse

Define the various forms of peer victimization; Employ appropriate screening techniques for bullying and ostracism; Perform interventions to address bullies and bullied youth; Identify children at high risk for commercial sexual exploitation; Respond to sex trafficking according to local protocols.

QUALIFIES FOR CHILD ABUSE

Asthma/Parasomnias

List factors that increase risk for poor adherence to a regimen for treatment of asthma; Differentiate asthmatic phenotypes; Prescribe the combination therapy most likely to improve symptoms in children with severe asthma; Explain the different types of parasomnias; Identify risk factors for parasomnia.

Update on Pain Management

Use a multidisciplinary approach in the management of chronic pain in children; Assess improvement in chronic pain in children; Recognize warning signs of organic disease in a child with chronic abdominal pain; Diagnose and treat patients with chronic abdominal pain; Identify the types of functional abdominal pain according to the Rome IV criteria.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Anaphylaxis/Cardiology Guidelines

Diagnose patients with anaphylaxis using clinical criteria; Provide effective treatment to patients with anaphylaxis; Optimize prophlaxis for subacute bacterial endocarditis; Elaborate on dietary guidelines for sodium and sugar; Recognize clinical conditions in children that confer high risk for cardovascular disease.

Infectious Disease Consultation

List the reasons for recent resurgences in pediatric infections previously considered under control; Describe the different illnesses caused by viruses transmitted by the Aedes mosquito; Review the clinical findings of infection with Zika virus infection in fetuses and neonates; Identify clinical findings associated with the newer respiratory viruses in children; Recognize the pathogenic risk of different subtypes of the influenza virus.

QUALIFIES FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Urology Consultation

List the muscles and components of the nervous system that control urinary continence and micturition; Evaluate the cause of urinary frequency and incontinence in children by using the appropriate assessment tools; Prescribe and assess behavioral modifications to manage bowel and bladder dysfunction in children; Perform appropriate testing in children with suspected or confirmed urinary tract infections; Identify children at increased risk for recurrent urinary tract infections and renal scarring.

Acne/Atopic Dermatitis/Complex Cases

Prescribe and manage antibiotics effectively and prudently in the treatment of acne; Treat acne with topical retinoids and counsel families on contending with irritation from their application; Recommend accessible, cost-effective treatments for atopic dermatitis; Employ effective strategies to treat atopic dermatitis with steroids; Develop differential diagnoses for patients with jaw pain, leg pain, or persistent fever in the absence of obvious causes.

Eating Disorders

Contrast the presentation of eating disorders in children with that in adults; Identify eating disorders in children based on criteria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fifth Edition); Explain to parents the importance of early intervention for eating disorders; Counsel parents about refeeding and the importance of reaching daily calorie goals; Discuss basic principles of family-based treatment for eating disorders

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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    Stephanie, P.N.P., New York