21st Annual Practical Pediatrics: 2018 Update
Practical Pediatrics: 2018 Update
Friday, March 2, 2018 - 7:00am

Purpose

To provide attendees with a review of recent advances and new developments in the field of pediatrics.

Objectives

At the end of this program, the participants should be able to:

  • Develop a systematic approach to the evaluation and management of fever without a source in the infant and young child
  • Describe the etiology, clinical presentation and treatment for the most common orthopedic conditions found in children
  • Recognize the alarming signs, symptoms and labs that indicate possible pediatric rheumatic diseases and the significance of common lab tests and imaging diagnostics used
  • Identify distinctions between IgE-mediated and non-IgE-mediated adverse food reactions, know the role of testing in different adverse food reactions, and examine early life nutritional interventions and development of food allergy
  • Illustrate current research initiatives and projects in pediatrics
  • Discuss recent key developments and controversies in pediatrics
  • Describe the pathophysiology and prevalence of dyslipidemias in pediatric patients, dyslipidemia screening, and the management of pediatric lipid abnormalities
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of common pulmonary disorders and sleep-related breathing problems in children and identify a multidisciplinary approach for treatment and management
  • Discuss the latest information and efforts of Nebraska’s medical professionals, treatment providers and law enforcement in the prevention and treatment of opioid abuse

Designed for: Pediatricians, Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Nurses, Social Workers, Mental Health Providers, Behavioral Therapists, Fellows, Residents, Students, and Other Interested Health Care Providers 

Jointly Provided by: Creighton University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Health Sciences Continuing Education and Ambassador Health 

Course Directors: Erin A. Loucks, MD, FAAP, and Harold A. Kaftan, MD, FAAP

Education Credits

Category 1: Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Nurse CE: Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 7.25 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Nurses licensed in Iowa and California: This activity was planned and developed in accordance with the continuing education standards of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The Iowa Board of Nursing and the California Board of Nursing will honor ANCC continuing education credits for face-to-face programs held outside Iowa and California, or for ANCC-approved online recorded courses taken in a self-study format.

Pharmacy: Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE). The 21st Annual Practical Pediatrics: 2018 Update is accredited for 7.25 hour(s) for completion of all CE Sessions on March 2, 2018. The 21st Annual Practical Pediatrics: 2018 Update is a knowledge-based activity. 

AAFP: Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education and Ambassador Health. Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the health care team. 

Registration

Please register by Tuesday, February 27, 2018

  • Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists: $150
  • Nurses, Social Workers, Mental Health Providers, Behavioral Therapists, Other Interested Health Care Providers: $85
  • Fellows, Residents and Students (verification of full-time student status may be required either by phone call or email from appropriate authority): $50
  • Remote Video Conferencing Registration Fee: $45

Remote Video Conferencing (for areas located 100 miles outside of Omaha): The 21st Annual Practical Pediatrics: 2018 Update will be available via remote video conferencing for those areas located 100 miles outside the city of Omaha, Nebraska. 

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455 N. 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68178
United States