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Overview

This full-day conference should be attended by healthcare providers interested in learning more about several mental health topics relevant to our youth. Included will be topics on psychotherapy, suicide screening, bipolar depression and schizophrenia, Tourette syndrome, non-epileptic seizures and the fundamentals of parent training. Several longer sessions and expert panels will take a deep dive in these hot topics allowing ample time for discussion.

THIS MEETING IS VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM

Thursday, May 20, 2021; 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

URL and specific details on how to access this meeting will be provided once registration is received and approximately one week before the conference. if you plan to use a desktop to view this meeting, the ZOOM link will work. if you plan to use a mobile device such as an IPAD or MOBILE PHONE, you will need the ZOOM APP to proceed. 

Objectives

  • List the risk factors and early signs of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia in youth
  • Differentiate between early bipolar disorder, early schizophrenia, and more common mental health disorders in youth
  • Outline the benefits of early intervention in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia  
  • Discuss the causes of oppositional behavior in children and adolescents
  • Explain the five tenets of positive parenting
  • Describe the age of onset and course of the tic disorders
  • Discuss the differences between tics and stereotypies
  • Manage a patient with a new onset tic disorder
  • Discuss prevalence rate of suicidal ideation, suicide attempts and suicide completion among youth
  • Describe the pros and cons of currently available suicide screening tools for primary care settings
  • Review successful implementation strategies in primary care
  • Recognize risk factors for conversion disorder (PNES)
  • Discuss clinical care pathway for patients with conversion disorder in the pediatric inpatient setting
  • Outline multidisciplinary treatment approaches for pediatric conversion disorder
  • Discuss how childhood anxiety and depression commonly present in primary care settings
  • Describe several evidence-based principles useful in guiding parents of children and adolescents with anxiety and depression
  • Incorporate those principles into concise anticipatory guidance and discussions of behavioral health problems with parents

 

Agenda

 8 a.m. Welcome by Course Director John Walkup, MD
8:15- 9 a.m. Guiding Parents of Anxious & Depressed Children Susan Friedland, MD
9 - 9:05 a.m. Break  
9:05-9:50 a.m. Fundamentals of Parent Training John Walkup, MD
9:50  - 9:55 a.m. Break  
9:55 - 10:40 a.m. Suicide Screening & Management in the Office Practice Aron Janssen, MD
10:40-10:55 a.m. Intermission/ Refuel!  
10:55-11:10 a.m. Panel Discussion Dr. Walkup, Dr. Friedland, Dr. Janssen
11:10-Noon  Lunch  
12:05 - 12:50 p.m. Early Detection: The Prodome for Bipolar Disorder & Schizophrenia Rachel Ballard, MD
12:50- 12:55 a.m. Break  
12:55 - 1:40 P.M. Tics & Stereotypies John Walkup, MD
1:40 - 1:50 P.M. Intermission  
1:50-2:35 P.M. Recognizing Conversion Disorder-Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures Sigita Plioplys, MD
2:35-2:40 P.M.  Break Earl Cheng, MD, Bruce Lindgren, MD, Elizabeth Yerkes, MD
2:40-2:50 P.M.  Panel Discussion  Dr. Walkup, Dr. Ballard, Dr. Plioplys
2:50-3 P.M.  Closing Remarks John Walkup, MD

 

Credit & Accreditation Statements

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine logo  

Accreditation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Disclosures:

Lurie Children's CME Leadership & Staff: Dr. Ravi Jhaveri, MD, Course Director; Claudia Cooper,CME Manager

FSM's CME Leadership & Staff: Clara J. Schroedl, CME Medical Director; Sheryl Corey, CME Manager;  Senior Program Coordinator, Allison McCollum; Administrative Assistant, Rhea Alexis Banks have nothing to disclose.

Speakers / Course Directors:

John Walkup, MD receives royalty from Guilford Press, Oxford Press, Wolkers Kluver. In addition he is an unpaid board member of Tourette Association  of America as well as unpaid member of the scientific advisory board for the Anxiety and Depression Association of America as well as the scientific advisory board of Trichotillomania Learning Center

Rachel Ballard, MD receives Royalty from American Psych Publishing

All other faculty members/speakers and committee members have nothing to disclosure including:

Susan Friedland, MD

Aron Janssen, MD

Sigita Plioplys, MD

 

 

 

 

 

Formats Available: Pediatric Pearls Psychiatry for Primary Car
Original Course Date: May 20, 2021
On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

Approved Credit:
  • NUFSM: 5.00 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • NUFSM NP: 5.00 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

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    Overview

    This one-day symposium designed for pediatricians, family practitioners, and other healthcare, obesity, substance use and screening, sleep issues. providers will showcase the latest approach, updates and research related to several common patient issues confronted by primary care providers as well as newer complex diseases. Our speakers will address health concerns, share cases and offer guidelines on how to manage the patient. We are excited to present lectures on Covid-19, and screening, sleep issues and irregular schedules, PCOS and contraception. 

    THIS MEETING IS VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM

    Wednesday, February 17, 2021; 8:00 a.m. - 2:05 p.m.

    URL and specific details on how to access this meeting will be provided once registration is received and approximately one week before the confernece. if you plan to use a desktop to view this meeting, the ZOOM link will work. if you plan to use a mobile device such as an IPAD or MOBILE PHONE, you will need the ZOOM APP to proceed. 

    Objectives

    •  List three highly effective contraceptive methods
    •  Recognize risks and benefits of various contraceptive measures
    •  Develop proficiency in prescribing emergency contraception, oral contraceptive pills, and depo provera
    •  Become familiar with clinical tools to aid in contraceptive counseling and when and where to refer for services
    •  Describe the challenges in making a definitive diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome during the adolescent years 
    •  Discuss responses to various treatment approaches for polycystic ovary syndrome during adolescence
    •  Discuss the new paradigm of obesity as a chronic disease and as a consequence of a deranged metabolic setpoint
    •  Describe the role of the primary care pediatrician in preventing, diagnosing and treating overweight and obesity and their associated co-morbidities in the medical home setting
    •  Utilize appropriate methods to screen adolescents for alcohol, tobacco and drug use
    •  Articulate the value and limitations of urine drug testing in clinical practice
    • Provide effective brief interventions to substance using adolescents
    • Provide counseling to patient/families in a variety of substance use cases
    • Review latest epidemiology of COVID-19 infection and associated complications
    • Discuss latest recommendations for diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19 and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)
    • Review latest information about SARS-CoV2 pathogenesis and vaccine development
    • Recognize most common problems associated with difficulties falling asleep in younger children, pre-teens, and teens
    • Basic evaluation of bedtime problems (bedtime resistance, difficulties falling asleep)
    • Review treatment options including some behavioral interventions, barriers to treatment, and need for further referral

    AGENDA

     

     8 a.m. Welcome by Course Director Ravi Jhaveri, MD
    8:15- 8:45 a.m. An Update on Covid-19
    Ravi Jhaveri, MD
    8:45 -8:55 a.m.  Break  
    8:55 -9:25 a.m. Obesity Prevention & Treatment Caren Mangarelli, MD
    9:25 - 9:35 a.m.  Break  
    9:35- 10:05 a.m. Substance Use and Screening Maria Rahmandar, MD
    10:05-10:20 a.m. Intermission  
    10:20-10:50 a.m. Whacked out Sleep Schedules vs. True Sleep Disorders Irina Trosman, MD & Preethi L. Raghupatruni, MD
    10:50-11 a.m. Break  
    11-11:30 a.m. PCOS, Heavy Bleeding and Other Issues in the Young Female Laura Torchen, MD
    11:30-12:15 p.m. Lunch  
    12:20 -1:05 p.m.

    Breakout Session 1 -participants pick 1 of the 3 options offered

    Substance Use and Screening

    Obesity Cases

    Choosing the Right Contraception

     

     

    Maria Rahmandar, MD

    Caren Mangarelli, MD

    Cheri Priya Dhar, MD

    1:05-1:10 p.m. Break  
    1:10 - 1:55 p.m. Breakout Session 2- options repeat from cohices above, in total participants will attend two of the three offered  
    1:55-2:05 p.m. Closing Remarks Ravi Jhaveri, MD


    Credit & Accreditation Statements

    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine logo  

    Accreditation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Disclosure

    Lurie Children's CME Leadership & Staff: Dr. Ravi Jhaveri, MD, Course Director; Claudia Cooper,CME Manager; FSM's CME Leadership & Staff: Clara J. Schroedl, CME Medical Director; Sheryl Corey, CME Manager;  Senior Program Coordinator, Allison McCollum; Administrative Assistant, Rhea Alexis Banks have nothing to disclose.

    Speakers / Course Directors:

    Ravi Jhhveri, MD, course director and speaker discloses that he contributes to the editorial services for Elsevier; is involved in the clinical trial planning for Seqirus; receives a consulting fee from Hologic and participates in contracted research for Saol Therapeutics

    Caren Mangarelli, MD, spouse of Ravi Jhaveri and presenter discloses that her spouse ontributes to the editorial services for Elsevier; is involved in the clinical trial planning for Seqirus; receives a consulting fee from Hologic and participates in contracted research for Saol Therapeutics

    All other faculty members/speakers and committeee members have nothing to disclosue including:

    Cheri Priya Dhar, MD

    Preethi Raghupatruni, MD

    Maria Rahmandar, MD

    Irina Trosman, MD

     

    Formats Available: Pediatric Pearls Winter
    Original Course Date: February 17, 2021
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • NUFSM: 4.00 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • NUFSM NP: 4.00 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

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    This program is designed for dietitians, diet technicians, students of nutrition and other healthcare professionals who are involved with the nutritional care of children.

    See our our conference brochure for a detailed agenda and listing of faculty.

    Registration

    Fee: A fee of $105 ($45 for full-time students and dietetic interns) has been established for this conference. The fee includes educational materials, refreshments and continental breakfast.

    Early Registration: Seating is limited and early, online registration is recommended. The deadline for online registration is Thursday, April 4, 2019. Registration will be accepted at the door, if space allows, for an additional $10. Credit cards cannot be accepted for onsite registration.

    Refunds & Cancellation: Please call 312.227.5067 by Thursday, April 4, 2019 if you are requesting a refund. A $10 service fee will be charged.

    Continuing Education Units

    7.5 hours of CPE activity have been requested from the Commission on Dietetic Registration for RDs and DTRs.

    Emergency Messages

    Emergency messages may be left at 312.227.5067 during the conference. We request that all audible devices be turned off during the conference. Please step outside the conference center to text so as not to distract other attendees.

    Directions & Parking

    Visit our main hospital page for location details.

    Public transportation is strongly encouraged.

    A discounted parking rate at Erie/Ontario and Huron/Superior garages of $25 for 7 to 24 hours or $11 for 0-7 hours is available for attendees. Early Bird parking rates are also available at most local parking garages. Please note that parking rates are subject to change.

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Course Date: April 10, 2019

    Approved Credit:
  • CDR: 7.50 hours CPEUs

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    THIS MEETING HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19. NEW DATE IS NOW OCTOBER 9, 2020

     

    Overview

    This full-day conference is perfect for the healthcare practitioner interested in learning more about allergy/immunological issues in the young patient. Several topics being presented will include new data, research and approaches for food allergy and avoidance, drug allergies, and allergy testing. Other topics will include an update on atopic dermatitis and immunodeficiency. The breakouts in the afternoon will be case-based and interactive allowing for a deeper dive in some of these topics.

    NEW Date, Time & Location

    October 9, 2020

    The Doubletree Hotel

    1909 Spring Road Oak Brook, IL 60523

    847.472.6000

    Objectives

    1 Describe the impact of labeling a child with a beta-lactam allergy

    2 Discuss common presentations and proper evaluation of beta-lactam allergy in children

    3 Identify steps primary care providers can employ to reduce unnecessary antibiotic avoidance

    4 Discuss desensitization modalities for food allergies including oral immunotherapy, epicutaneous immunotherapy and sublingual immunotherapy

    5. Identify new immunotherapy drugs that are being studies as adjunctive therapies for food allergy immunotherapy

    6. identify other potential treatments for food allergy that are in the research pipeline

    7. Recognize atopic dermatitis chiefly on the basis pf the clinical exam

    8. Manage exacerbations appropriately on the basis of evidence and recommendations

    9. Select treatment for moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis on the basis of available data

    10. Discuss the increased incidence of food allergies in children and potential cause factors

    11. Describe potential ways that families can intervene to prevent development of food allergies

    12. Discuss test modalities and clinical scenarios in which they are helpful as well as their limitations

    13. Discuss risks and benefits of blood allergy testing

     

    Time Topic

    Speaker

     

    8:10-8:15 a.m. Welcome Remarks Course Director: Jacqueline Pongracic, MD
    8:15-8:45 a.m Prevention of Food Allergy Timothy Brown, MD
    8:45-9:15 a.m. New Developments in Treatment of Food Allergy Melanie Makhija, MD
    9:15-9:45 a.m. Allergy Testing: Who, When and How? Fatima Khan, MD
    9:45-10:15 a.m. When to Suspect Immunodeficiecy Aisha Ahmed, MD
    10:15-10:30 a.m. Break  
    10:30- 11 a.m. Atopic Dermatitis Anna Fishbein, MD, MSCI
    11-11:30 a.m. Beta- Lactam Allergy: What you can do to reduce unnecessary avoidance Rachel Robison, MD
    11:30 - Noon

    You Ask, We Answer

    All Faculty
    Noon- 1 p.m. Lunch with Faculty  

    1 -2 p.m.

    and

    2:15-3:15 p.m.

    Breakout Session 1 (please pick one; you will have the opportunity to attend 2 sessions)

    15 minutes break in between to allow for switiching

     

      a. Food and Drug Allergy Cases

    Melanie Makhija, MD

    Rachel Robsion, MD

    Timothy Brown, MD

      b. Primary Immunodeficeincy Cases Aisha Ahmed, MD
      c. Case Studies for Management of Atopic Dermatitis

    Anna Fishbein, MS, MSCI

     

    Credit & Accreditation Statements

    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine logo  

    Accreditation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Disclosure

    Lurie Children's CME Leadership & Staff: Dr. Ravi Jhaveri, MD, Course Director; Claudia Cooper,CME Manager; FSM's CME Leadership & Staff: Clara J. Schroedl, CME Medical Director; Sheryl Corey, CME Manager; Senior Program Administrator, Jennifer Banys; Senior Program Coordinator, Allison McCollum; Administrative Assistant, Rhea Alexis Banks have nothing to disclose.

    Formats Available: Pediatric Pearls Allergy & Immunology
    Original Course Date: October 09, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • NUFSM: 5.50 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

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    Overview

    This full-day conference is designed for healthcare providers interested in the latest pediatric treatments related to several advanced conditions as well as some more common dilemmas encountered in the daily practice of pediatric medicine.  For this installment, we present lectures on pediatric hydorcephalus, newborn screening guidlines, cancer predisposition, the opioid crisis, pediatric spesis, surgical options for epilepsy and foreign bodies and  the ED visit. 

    Date, Time & Location

    October 16, 2019

    Fountain Blue Banquets and Conference Center

    2300 Mannheim Road  Des Plaines   Illinois  60018

    847.298.3636

    Objectives

    • 1 Discuss when shunting is an option for hydrocephalus

      2 Discuss when surgery for unmanageable seizures should be considered

      3 Identify which recent conditions have been added to the Illinois Newborn Screen Panel

      4 identify both benefits and risks of expanded newborn screen panels

      5 Recognize which patients need to be referred for cancer predisposition evaluation and genetic

      counseling

      6 Summarize how a pediatrician should manage a child/adolescent with a cancer predisposition.

      7 Discuss the pathophysiology of Sepsis and recognize patients at risk for severe sepsis and septic shock

      8 Describe the efforts to improve sepsis care and recognition in pediatric patients

      9 Describe common foreign body ingestion and insertion situations

      10 Differentiate emergent from non-emergent foreign body situations

      11 Outline the workup and management for commonly ingested and inserted foreign bodies

      12 Review the methodology and utility of different genetic sequencing tests, including genome sequencing

      13 Evaluate and interpret a genetic testing result with resources to formulate appropriate follow up

      14 Summarize the opioid crisis and the effect on newborns

      15 Identify ways that healthcare providers can respond to the crisis

       

     

    Time Topic

    Speaker

     

    8:10-8:15 a.m. Welcome Remarks Course Director: Ravi Jhaveri, MD
    8:15-8:45 a.m. Pediatric Hydrocehpalus Shunt or Not? Tadanori Tomita, MD
    8:45-9:15 a.m. Surgical Options for Epilepsy Arthur DiPatri, MD
    9:15-9:45 a.m. Updates in Newborn Screening in Illinois Lauren Hitchins, APRN, DNP, CPNP
    9:45-10:15 a.m. Cancer Predisposition for the Pediatrician Joanna Weinstein, MD
    10:15-10:30 a.m. Break  
    10:30- 11 a.m. The Opioid Crisis Kristine Cieslak, MD
    11 - 11:30 a.m. An Update on Pediatric Sepsis Jacqueline Corboy, MD
    11:30 - Noon

    You Ask, We Answer

    All Faculty
    Noon- 1 p.m. Lunch with Faculty  

    1 -2 p.m.

    and

    2:15-3:15 p.m.

    Breakout Session 1 (please pick one; you will have the opportunity to attend 2 sessions)

    15 minutes break in between to allow for switiching

     

      a. Foreign Bodies

    Emily Roben, MD, MS

      b. General Epilepsy Cases Linda Laux, MD
      c. Genome Sequencing

    Alexander Ing, MS,CGC

     

    Credit & Accreditation Statements

    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine logo  

    Accreditation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Disclosure

    Lurie Children's CME Leadership & Staff: Dr. Ravi Jhaveri, MD, Course Director; Claudia Cooper,CME Manager; FSM's CME Leadership & Staff: Clara J. Schroedl, CME Medical Director; Sheryl Corey, CME Manager; Senior Program Administrator, Jennifer Banys; Senior Program Coordinator, Allison McCollum; Administrative Assistant, Rhea Alexis Banks have nothing to disclose.

    Formats Available: Pediatric Pearls Fall
    Original Course Date: October 16, 2019
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • NUFSM: 5.50 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

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    Overview

    This one-day symposium for pediatricians, family physicians and other healthcare providers will showcase the latest approach, updates and research related to certain infectious disease topics, including meales, UTIs, the flu vaccine hesitancy, pneumonia, HIV, hepatitis, bone/joint infections. Our speakers will address health concerns, share cases and offer guidelines on how to manage the patient.

    Date, Time & Location

    November 22, 2019

    The DoubleTree Hlton

    1909 Spring Road Oak Brook, IL 60523

    630.472.6000

    Objectives

    1. Recognize the characteristic presentation of measles and plan the appropriate isolation precautions required in your local office

    2. Discuss options for management of children with recurrent urinary tract infections

    3. Outline communication strategies for dealing with parents and families that are hesitant to vaccinate their children

    4. Review the most common etiologies and most common serious complications of community-acquired pneumonia

    5. Review HIV prevention options and protocols for exposed infants and adolescents at high-risk for acquisition

     

     

    Time Topic

    Speaker

     

    8:10-8:15 a.m. Welcome Remarks Course Director: Ravi Jhaveri, MD
    8:15-8:45 a.m. What is Old is New Again: Measles & Other Vaccines Tina Tan, MD
    8:45-9:15 a.m. Compplicated and Recurrent UTIs Mehreen Arshad, MD, MBBS
    9:15-9:45 a.m. What's New for the Flu Ravi Jhaveri, MD
    9:45-10:15 a.m. Communication Strategies for Vaccine Hesitancy  Sameer Patel, MD
    10:15-10:30 a.m. Break  
    10:30- 11 a.m. Community-acquitred Pneumonia Ben Katz, MD
    11 - 11:30 a.m. HIV Prevention from Birth to Young Adulthood Jennifer Jao, MD, MPH
    11:30 - Noon Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship Sameer Patel, MD
    Noon- 1 p.m. Lunch with Faculty  

    1 -2 p.m.

    and

    2:15-3:15 p.m.

    Breakout Session 1 (please pick one; you will have the opportunity to attend 2 sessions)

    15 minutes break in between to allow for switiching

     

      a. Viral Hepatitis Cases

    Ravi Jhaveri, MD

      b. Bone and Joint Infections Patrick Seed, MD, PhD
      c. Best Phone Call Questions

    Zacharoula Oikonomopolou, MD

    Taylor Head-Sargent, MD

    Alexander Newman, MD

     

    Credit & Accreditation Statements

    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine logo  

    Accreditation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Disclosure

    Lurie Children's CME Leadership & Staff: Dr. Ravi Jhaveri, MD, Course Director; Claudia Cooper,CME Manager; FSM's CME Leadership & Staff: Clara J. Schroedl, CME Medical Director; Sheryl Corey, CME Manager; Senior Program Administrator, Jennifer Banys; Senior Program Coordinator, Allison McCollum; Administrative Assistant, Rhea Alexis Banks have nothing to disclose.

    Formats Available: Pediatric Pearls Infectious Diseases
    Original Course Date: November 22, 2019
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • NUFSM: 5.50 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

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    Overview

    This full-day conference should be attended by healthcare providers interested in learning more about several mental health topics relevant to our youth. Incuded will be topics on depression/anxiety, oppositional defiant behavior, the effects of chronic illness on mental wellness, the mental health of the LGBTQ commuity and the effect of social media on teens. Several longer sessions and expert panels will take a deep dive in these hot topics allowing ample time for discussion. 

    Date, Time & Location

    March 12, 2020

    The DoubleTree Hlton

    1909 Spring Road Oak Brook, IL 60523

    630.472.6000

    Objectives

    1 Discuss the range of common behavioral problems presenting in primary care setting

    2 Review the application of behavioral psychology to oppositional behavior for the purpose of providing health education and prescriptive interventions to parents

    3 Identify prevalence rates, symptoms, and effective treatments for disruptive behavior disorders

    4 List pediatric disorders commonly associated with anxiety

    5 Describe strategies to assess the extent to which anxiety is contributing to symptom presentation

    6 Utilize language and skills to help patients and caregivers recognize and address the role of anxiety in their illness or syndrome

    7 Describe the developmental processes of gender identity development among transgender and gender non-conforming youth

    8 Discuss current research findings on autism, depression, anxiety, ADHD and gender variance

    9 Describe the importance of family acceptance in shaping mental health outcomes for youth

    10 Explain the difference between demoralization and clinical depression

    11 Identify key target symptoms for pharmacotherapy in clinical depression

    12 Describe the evidence-based newly mandated strategies for suicide screening by the JCAHO

    13 Discuss implications of the ADHD, anxiety and depression diagnosis in children with chronic illness

    14 Discuss common behavioral health outcomes of chronic illnesses in children and adolescents

    15 List the major social medial platforms and their similarities and differences

    16 Explain different ways parents can manage their child's social media usage and describe the importance of parent social media usage as a risk factor

     

    Time Topic

    Speaker

     

    8:10-8:20 a.m. Welcome Remarks Course Director: John Walkup. MD
    8:20-9:15 a.m. Managing Childhood Oppositional Behavior in the Primary Care Setting John Parkhurst, PhD
    9:15-9:25 a.m. Break  
    9:25-10:20 a.m. Medica Presentations of of Anxiety Disorders Rachel Ballard, MD
    10:20-11:15 a.m. Managing Teen Depression & Demorailization John Walkup, MD
    11:15-11:30 a.m. You Ask, We Answer Drs. Ballard, Parkhurst, Walkup
    11:30 -12:30 p.m. Lunch  
    12:30 -1:30 p.m. Childhood Chronic Illness & Behavioral Health; A Panel Discussion  
    1:30-2:25 p.m. Affirming Mental Healthcare of LGBTQ Youth Aron Janssen, MD
    2:25-2:35 p.m. Break  
    2:35-3:30 p.m. Social Media Panel Discussion
    3:30-4 p.m. Final Thoughs: Q/A John Walkup, MD

    Credit & Accreditation Statements

    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine logo  

    Accreditation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Disclosure

    Lurie Children's CME Leadership & Staff: Dr. Ravi Jhaveri, MD, Course Director; Claudia Cooper,CME Manager; FSM's CME Leadership & Staff: Clara J. Schroedl, CME Medical Director; Sheryl Corey, CME Manager; Senior Program Administrator, Jennifer Banys; Senior Program Coordinator, Allison McCollum; Administrative Assistant, Rhea Alexis Banks have nothing to disclose.

    Formats Available: Pediatric Pearls Mental & Behavioral Health
    Original Course Date: March 12, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • NUFSM: 6.00 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • NUFSM NP: 6.00 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

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    NEW DATE! POSTPONED FROM APRIL 16, 2020 to SEPTEMBER 9, 2020

    REGISTRATION IS NOW DUE BY JULY 1, 2020

     

    Overview

    This full-day conference is designed for healthcare providers interested in the latest pediatric treatments related to several advanced conditions as well as some more common dilemmas encountered in the daily practice of pediatric medicine.  For this installment, we present lectures on cleft lip and palate, teeth and jaw issues (and other dental issues), primary ciliary dyskinesia, an update on concussion, the neuropsychological assessment of the concussed patient, overuse injuries, craniosynotosis and the office-based knee exam. 

    Date, Time & Location

    September 9, 2020

    The Hyatt Regency

    1800 Golf Road Schaumburg, IL 60173

    847.605.1234

    Objectives

    1. Explain embryologic basis and anatomy of cleft lip and cleft palate.
    2. Recognize the importance of multidisciplinary care for patients with cleft lip and/or cleft palate.
    3. Review the medical and surgical timeline for care of a patient with cleft lip and/or cleft palate.
    4. Describe the four clinical criteria that are highly suggestive of a diagnosis of primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD)
    5. Discuss the recommended testing to diagnose primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD )and the role of the Pediatric PCD Center at Lurie Children’s 
    6. Review updates on concussion management in children including return to learn and return to playguidelines
    7. Discuss the differences in bone physiology between adults and children
    8. Review common patterns of injury in children
    9. Discuss a variety of overuse injuries seen in skeletally immature individuals
    10. Demonstrate an understanding of common pediatric dental emergencies
    11. Recognize a true dental emergency that requires immediate treatment
    12. Discuss the difference in diagnosis between positional plagiocephaly and synostotic plagiocephaly.
    13. Make a clinical and imaging diagnosis of craniosynostosis.
    14. Discuss the current surgical treatment of craniosynostosis.
    15. Lead a focused exam of the knee to identify the most common pediatric knee conditions

     

    Time Topic Speaker
    8:10-8:15 a.m. Welcome Remarks Course Director: Ravi Jhaveri, MD
    8:15-8:45 a.m. Cleft Lip and Palate Noopur Gangopadhyay, MD
    8:45-9:15 a.m. Challenges with Teeth, Jaw and other Structures Arun Gosain, MD; John Ford, DMD
    9:15-9:45 a.m. When to Suspect Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) Terri Laguna, MD, MSCS
    9:45-10:30 a.m. Concussion Update Jacqueline Turner. MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
    10:30-10:45 a.m. Break  
    10:45- 11:15 a.m. Overuse Injuries in the Athlete Rebecca Carl, MD
    11:15 - 11:45 a.m. Neuropsychological Consultation & Assessment in Concussion Care Lizabeth Jordan, PhD
    11:45 - Noon

    You Ask, We Answer

    All Faculty
    Noon- 1 p.m. Lunch with Faculty  

    1 -2 p.m.

    and

    2:15-3:15 p.m.

    Breakout Session 1 (please pick one; you will have the opportunity to attend 2 sessions)

    15 minutes break in between to allow for switiching

     

     
      a. The Knee Exam

    Sigrid Wolf, MD

      b. Craniosynotosis Akira Yamada, MD, PhD
      c. Dentistry Cases and Emergencies

    Claire Sheehan, DDS

     

     

    Credit & Accreditation Statements

    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine logo  

    Accreditation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Disclosure

    Lurie Children's CME Leadership & Staff: Dr. Ravi Jhaveri, MD, Course Director; Claudia Cooper,CME Manager; FSM's CME Leadership & Staff: Clara J. Schroedl, CME Medical Director; Sheryl Corey, CME Manager; Senior Program Administrator, Jennifer Banys; Senior Program Coordinator, Allison McCollum; Administrative Assistant, Rhea Alexis Banks have nothing to disclose.

    Formats Available: Pediatric Pearls Spring
    Original Course Date: September 09, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • NUFSM: 5.50 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

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    Overview

    This one-day symposium is designed for healthcare providers interested in learning about the latest pediatric treatments. The structure of this program remains the same with brief, practical hints, related to several subspecialty issues confronting you in your daily practice, some more complex than others. For this installment, we present lectures on infections in the newborn, food as medicine, post trauma stress syndrome in children, injury prevention in the young athlete, biologics in pediatric medicine and IBD.

    THIS MEETING IS VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM

    Monday, April 20, 2021; 8:00 a.m. - 2:05 p.m.

    URL and specific details on how to access this meeting will be provided once registration is received and approximately one week before the conference. if you plan to use a desktop to view this meeting, the ZOOM link will work. if you plan to use a mobile device such as an IPAD or MOBILE PHONE, you will need the ZOOM APP to proceed. 

    Objectives

    •  Describe the symptoms of PTSD in children and adolescents and common clinical presentations
      of youth with psychological trauma
    • Compare trauma-informed medical care from more traditional practice
    •  Identify strategies that can be implemented to screen for psychological trauma in youth
    •  Identify which patients to screen for congenital cytomegalovirus infection, testing methods,
      and timing
    • Describe updates in congenital cytomegalovirus evaluation and treatment
    • Discuss what we know about neonates and young infants with SARS-CoV-2 infection
    •  Recognize parechovirus as a cause of sepsis-like illness and CNS infection in young infants
    •  Explain injury prevention strategies for pre-season conditioning and in-season training/competition
    •  Identify risk factors for heat illness and successful prevention strategies 
    •  Provide recommendations for safe sports equipment
    •  Identify the most common pediatric overuse injuries and outline appropriate evaluation
      and treatment
    • Discuss the field of culinary medicine
    •  Explain how nutrition knowledge and culinary skills can improve the health of doctors and
      their patients
    • Characterize why patients are started on biologic therapies for the treatment of pediatric
      inflammatory bowel disease
    • Identify complications of biologic therapies that may be seen in the primary care setting
    •  Advise families of health maintenance recommendations for patients on biologic therapies
    • Plan an appropriate evaluation of a patient with suspected intestinal inflammation
    • Identify mimickers of inflammatory bowel disease
    • Identify patients who may need more urgent evaluation by a gastroenterologist 

    AGENDA

     

     8 a.m.

    Welcome by Course Director

    Ravi Jhaveri, MD

    8:15- 8:45 a.m.

    Infection in the Newborn


    Leena B. Mithal, MD, MSCI

    8:45 -8:55 a.m. 

    Break

     

    8:55 -9:25 a.m.

    Culinary Medicine

    Lori Walsh, MD

    9:25 - 9:35 a.m. 

    Break

     

    9:35- 10:05 a.m.

    Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Children and Adolescents

    Anthony Vesco, PhD

    Megan Lerner, LCSW

    10:05-10:20 a.m.

    Intermission

     

    10:20-10:50 a.m.

    Injury Prevention in the Adolescent Athlete

    Sigrid Wolf, MD

    10:50-11 a.m.

    Break

     

    11-11:30 a.m.

    Overview of Biologics in Pediatrics- A GI Approach

    Jennifer Strople, MD

    11:30-12:15 p.m.

    Lunch

     

    12:20 -1:05 p.m.

    Breakout Session 1 -participants pick 1 of the 3 options offered

    Sports Medicine Cases

    ID Calls from the Nursery

    IBD or Not IBD: Real Deal or Phoney?

     

     

    Sigrid wolf, MD

    Leena B. Mithal, MD, MSCI

    Jennifer Strople, MD

    1:05-1:10 p.m.

    Break

     

    1:10 - 1:55 p.m.

    Breakout Session 2- options repeat from choices above, in total participants will attend two of the three offered

     

    1:55-2:05 P.M.

    Closing Remarks

    Ravi Jhaveri, MD


    Credit & Accreditation Statements

    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine logo

     

    Accreditation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Disclosure

    Lurie Children's CME Leadership & Staff: Dr. Ravi Jhaveri, MD, Course Director; Claudia Cooper,CME Manager; FSM's CME Leadership & Staff: Clara J. Schroedl, CME Medical Director; Sheryl Corey, CME Manager;  Senior Program Coordinator, Allison McCollum; Administrative Assistant, Rhea Alexis Banks have nothing to disclose.

    Speakers / Course Directors:

    Ravi Jhaveri, MD, course director and speaker discloses that he contributes to the editorial services for Elsevier; is involved in the clinical trial planning for Seqirus; receives a consulting fee from Hologic and participates in contracted research for Saol Therapeutics

    All other faculty members/speakers and committee members have nothing to disclose including:

    Leena B. Mithal, MD, MSCI

    Lori Walsh, MD

    Anthony Vesco, PhD

    Megan Lerner, LCSW

    Sigrid Wolf, MD

    Jennifer Strople, MD

     

     

    Formats Available: Pediatric Pearls Urology & Kidney
    Original Course Date: April 20, 2021
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • NUFSM: 4.00 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • NUFSM NP: 4.00 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

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    Overview

    This one-day symposium presented by the Divisions of Urology and Nephrology is designed for healthcare providers interesgted in discussing the latest recommendations for the management of common urologic and nephrologic conditions. For this installment, we present lectures on testicle and groin issues, hydrophrenosis, circumcision and buried penis, hypertension, UTI and reflux, acute kidney injury, common bladder issues and hematuria and proteinuria. 

    THIS MEETING IS VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM

    DATE/TIME: Friday, November 6, 2020. 8 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

    URL and specific details on how to access this meeting will be provided once registration is received and approximately one week before the conference. if you plan to use a desktop to view this meeting, the ZOOM link will work. if you plan to use a mobile device such as an IPAD or MOBILE PHONE, you will need the ZOOM APP to proceed. 

    TO REGISTER: Please click on Purchase Individual Topics on the right hand side of this screen.

    Objectives

    • Describe the timepoints of gonadal descent and the postnatal management of undescended testes
    • Describe the possible diagnoses for acute scrotal pathology and how they differ in management
    • Recognize the key elements of and tips and tricks for performing a groin and scrotal exam
    • Review epidemiology and common etiologies of hydronephrosis
    • Review grading/classification systems of hydronephrosis
    • Review initial management of hydronephrosis, including when to use prophylaxis, when and what to image, and when to refer to urology
    • Describe common penile anatomic variants
    • Recognize suitability criteria for newborn circumcision
    • Identify common adverse circumcision outcomes and recognize when to refer to a urologist for management
    • Review diagnostic criteria of febrile UTI and appropriate methods of urine collection
    • Discuss indications for obtaining VCUG/CEVUS, patient experience as it relates to VCUG/CEVUS and grading system for VUR
    • Discuss natural history of VUR, the use of prophylaxis and indications for surgical treatment
    • Provide an opportunity to ask questions and present cases to experienced pediatric urologists
    • Foster relationships between pediatricians and pediatric urologists in order to identify unmet needs and discuss ongoing partnerships
    • Discuss changing epidemiology of Pediatric Hypertension
    • Identify incident hypertension, including white coat and masked hypertension, and initiate an evaluation for etiology
    • List the recommendations for blood pressure monitoring and referral for patients requiring further blood pressure management
    • Define acute kidney injury (AKI) and identify causes
    • Discuss the prevalence of AKI in hospitalized children and how it can affect their short and long term outcomes
    • Monitor patients with history of AKI for development of chronic kidney disease
    • Utilize urine analysis to appropriately screen children for nephro-urologic disororders
    • Utilize simple strategies for initiating effective voiding behavior modification and bowel management
    • Discuss when to refer and the resources available through the Lurie Children’s Bladder Function Improvement Training (BFIT) Program
    • Initiate a work up for hematuria and appropriately seek urology versus nephrology consultation
    • Differentiate between transient, orthostatic,nephrotic and non-nephrotic proteinuria and their differential diagnoses
    • Identify lower urinary tract dysfunction and its many manifestations including urinary incontinence/nocturnal enuresis, urinary frequency and recurrent UTIs

     

    Agenda

    8 - 8:15 a.m. Welcome by Division Heads Earl Cheng, MD & Priya Verghese, MD
    8:15- 8:45 a.m. Testicle & Groin Issues Diana Bowen, MD & Derek Matoka, MD
    8:45 - 8:55 a.m. Break  
    8:55 - 9:25.a.m. Hydronephrosis Demystified David Chu, MD & Edward Gong, MD
    9:25 - 9:35 a.m. Break  
    9:35 - 10:05 a.m. Circumcision & Buried Penis Emilie Johnson, MD, MPH, Max Maizels, MD
    10:05-10:20 a.m. Intermission/ Refuel!  
    10:20-10:50 a.m. Hypertension in Primary Care Kavita Hodgkins, MD
    10:50-11 a.m. Break  
    11 - 11:30 a.m. Febrile UTI & Reflux Dennis Liu, MD, Catherine Seager, MD
    11:30 - 11:35 a.m. Break  
    11:35 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. Acute Kidney Injury Dephine Nelson, MD
    12:05 - 12:50 p.m. Lunch  
    12:55-1:40 p.m. Breakout Options 1- participant picks one   
         Ask as Pediatric Urologist Earl Cheng, MD, Bruce Lindgren, MD, Elizabeth Yerkes, MD
         Urine Woes: Bladder Issues Kavtia Hodgkins, MD, Reumah Ravoori, MPH, PA-C, Lynn Freedman, APRN
         The 411 on Child with Proteinuria/Hematuria Priya Verghese, MD
    1:40- 1:45 p.m. Break/Switch Breakout sessions  
    1:45 - 2:30 p.m. Breakout Session 2- participant picks second session to attend
    Same sessions/options repeat here
     
    2:30 -2:45 p.m. Closing Remarks Earl Cheng, MD, Priya Verghese, MD

     

    Credit & Accreditation Statements

    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine logo  

    Accreditation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation Statement: The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     

    Disclosures

    Lurie Children's CME Leadership & Staff:

    Dr. Ravi Jhaveri, MD, Course Director; Claudia Cooper,CME Manager; FSM's CME Leadership & Staff: Clara J. Schroedl, CME Medical Director; Sheryl Corey, CME Manager;  Senior Program Coordinator, Allison McCollum; Administrative Assistant, Rhea Alexis Banks have nothing to disclose.

    Speakers / Course Directors:

    Earl Cheng, MD is the only faculty member who is disclosing that he is an Investor in MD Metrix and Initial Stock Investor in Xeris Pharmaceuticals.

    All other faculty members/speakers and committeee members have nothing to disclosue including:

    Diana Bowen, MD

    David Chu, MD

    Lynn Freedman, APRN

    Edward Gong, MD

    Kavita Hodgkins, MD

    Emilie Johndon, MD, MPH

    Bruce Lindgren, MD

    Dennis Liu, MD

    Max Maizels, MD

    Derek Matoka, MD

    Delphine Nelson, MD

    Reumah Ravoori, Pa-C, MPH

    Catherine Seager, MD

    Priya Verghese, MD

    Elizabeth Yekes, MD

    Formats Available: Pediatric Pearls Urology & Kidney
    Original Course Date: November 06, 2020
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • NUFSM: 4.50 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • NUFSM NP: 4.50 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

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