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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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    Collapse Pediatric Pearls Development and Behavior

    Overview

    This full-day conference related to the development and behavior of children will provide a mecca of information for the primary care physician. Presented by a superb panel of experts from the Division of Development & Behavior, this group will address hot topics such as autism, behavioral management, the fussy baby, speeh and language, neurodevelopmental delays/ diabilities and more. New to this division, is the the program on Down Syndrome and this course will dicuss new recommendations for treating these children to ensure milestones are reached.

    Date, Time & Location

    Wednesday, February 20, 2019

    The DoubleTree by Hilton

    1909 Spring Road

    Oak Brook, IL 60523

    630.472.6000

    Objectives

    • Recognize the signs of an irritable infant and determine causes of the fussiness and if a specialist is needed
    • Discuss approaches to treating the child with down syndrome
    • Discuss the complex needs of down syndrome children, including new recommendations for advancing their milestones
    • Explain the developmental and behavioral concerns in the child with ASD and the dilemmas in screening
    • Discuss the develomental and behavioral issues in the child with congenital heart disease
    • Recognize the reasons to be alarmed when speech and language is delayed and when to be concerned

     

    Time Topic

     

    Speaker

     

    8:10-8:15 a.m. Welcome Remarks Course Director: Dana Brazdziunas, MD
    8:15-8:45 a.m. The Fussy Infant Larry Gray, MD
    8:45-9:15 a.m. What's New in Down's Syndrome? Meghan O'Neill, MD
    9:15-9:45 a.m. Dilemmas in Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorders Dana Brazdziunas, MD
    9:45-10:15 a.m. DEvelopmental Behavioral Issues in Children with CHD Rachel Follmer, MD
    10:15-10:30 a.m. Break  
    10:30- 11 a.m. Behavioral Management 101 - Child with Autism, Spectrum Disorder Jennifer Carlson, PhD
    11 - 11:30 a.m. Speech and Language 101- When to Worry Jennifer Stancak, CCC-SLP
    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. Behavioral Management Cases

    Jennifer Carlson, PhD & Dana Brazdziunas, MD

      b. Challenging Family Communication Larry Gray, MD
      c. Diagnosis & Management of Children with Neuro-developmental Disabilities

    Rachel Follmer, MD & Meghan O'Neill, MD

    Accreditation & Credit Designation 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. Mary Nevin, 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.

    Registration

    You must be logged in to register for this course. If you have not already logged in, please do so now. To navigate back to this page, after logging in, click on 'Home' in the left-hand menu, then on 'Live Events', and select this course from the list. Click here to log in.

    To register for this course only, check off the "Attend in Person" box below, check off your preferred breakout sessions, then click the "Add to Basket" button further down to complete your purchase. Note that the pricing shown below is for informational purposes only. Once you click on the "Attend in Person" box, the appropriate pricing will be applied based on what you have previously indicated in your profile.

    Note that this course is part of our 2018-2019 Pediatric Pearls CME Series, and is available for purchase in a package/subscription package. 

    Formats Available: Pediatric Pearls: Development & Behavior
    Original Course Date: February 20, 2019
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

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    Collapse Pediatric Pearls Fall- Pulmonary Update

     

    Overview

    This full-day conference is designed for healthcare providers interested in the latest pediatric treatments related to several complex pediatric pulmonary diseases as as some of the more common dilemmas. For this installment, we present lectures on systic fibrosis, promary ciliary dyskinesia, sleep medicine, management of children on chronic vent support, pulmonary disease with muscular weakness, severe asthma, chronic clearance therapies and newborn guidelines for cystic fibrosis.

    Date, Time & Location

    October 11, 2018

    Fountain Blue Banquets and Conference Center

    2300 Mannheim Road  Des Plaines   Illinois  60018

    847.298.3636

    Objectives

    • Review updates in the diagnostic and therapeutic approach to cystic fibrosis
    • Discuss the symptomatic prfile of a patient with primary ciliary dyskinesia and review the pros and cons of various diagnostic approaches
    • Discuss the complex needs of children and adolescents who require chronic non-invasive and traditional vent support and changes/advances in support modalities
    • Offer support and management tips for the child with sleep apnea
    • Review sleep disordered breathing and its clinical implications and complications
    • Review the high-risk asthmsa population and tretment challenges and approaches to optimizing care

     

    Time Topic

    Speaker

     

    8:10-8:15 a.m. Welcome Remarks Course Director: Mary Nevin, MD
    8:15-8:45 a.m. CF Update-New Therapies Terri Laguna, MD
    8:45-9:15 a.m. Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Terri Laguna, MD
    9:15-9:45 a.m. Sleep Medicine in Children Tanvi Mukundan, MD
    9:45-10:15 a.m. Chronic Ventilator Management Rajinder Arora, MD
    10:15-10:30 a.m. Break  
    10:30- 11 a.m. Severe Asthma & Complications Avani Shah, MD
    11 - 11:30 a.m. Muscular Weakness & Pulmonary Disease Sara Zak, 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. Airway Clearnace Therapies

    Cathy O'Malley, RRT & Joanne Salazar, RRT, CPFT

      b. Severe Asthma & Complications Avani Shah, MD & Mary Nevin, MD
      c. CF Newborn Screening Update

    Adrienne Savant, MD & Stacy Bichl, APN

     

    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. Mary Nevin, 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: Pulmonary Update
    Original Course Date: October 11, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

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    Collapse Pediatric Pearls Spring: Otolaryngology

    Overview

    This full-day conference will focus on many ENT-related topics and will be rpesented by leading experts from the Division of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery (ENT) at Lurie Children's. They will discuss cleft anomalies, stridor, sinusitis and nasal obstruction and wil provide the 2019 guidelines and recommendations for ear infections and ear tubes. The day will then move on to bowel management and ear deformities and end with a talk on positive ANAs and rheumatology in kids. 

    Tuesday, April 9, 2019

    The DoubleTree by Hilton 

    1909 Spring Road

    Oak Brook, IL 60523

    630.472.6000

    Objectives

    • Recognize branchial cleft anomalies and prescribe treatment
    • Discuss stridor in infants and appropriate management
    • Discuss 2019 guidelines for ear infections and ear tubes
    • Summarize the consequences of nasal obstructions and surgical approaches
    • Discuss the meaning of a positive ANA and when to send an ANA
    • Recognize arthritis and enthesitis
    • Decide when it is time to refer to Rheumatology
    • Discuss the utility of labs in the diagnosis of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
       
    Time Topic

     

    Speaker

     

    8:10-8:15 a.m. Welcome Remarks Course Director: DJonathan Ida, MD & Mary Nevn, MD
    8:15-8:45 a.m. Branchial Cleft Anoamlies Douglas Johnston, MD
    8:45-9:15 a.m. Stridor in the Infant Taher Valika, MD
    9:15-9:45 a.m. Myringotomy Tube Update 2019 Jonathan Ida, MD
    9:45-10:15 a.m. Pediatric Sinustis Taher Valika, MD
    10:15-10:30 a.m. Break  
    10:30- 11 a.m. Bowel Management Julia Grabowksi, MD
    11 - 11:30 a.m. Congenital & Acquired Ear Derformities Akira Yamada, MD, PhD
    11:30 - Noon

    A Positive ANA, What do I do now?

    Deidre De Ranieri, 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. Surigcal Approaches to Nasal Obstruction

    Taher Valika, MD

      b. Management of Pediatric Thyroid Nodules Mehul Reval, MD & Jeffrey Rastatter, MD
      c. The Limping Child

    Deidre De Ranieri, MD

    Accreditation & Credit Designation 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. Mary Nevin, 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.

    Registration

    You must be logged in to register for this course. If you have not already logged in, please do so now. To navigate back to this page, after logging in, click on 'Home' in the left-hand menu, then on 'Live Events', and select this course from the list. Click here to log in.

    To register for this course only, check off the "Attend in Person" box below, check off your preferred breakout sessions, then click the "Add to Basket" button further down to complete your purchase. Note that the pricing shown below is for informational purposes only. Once you click on the "Attend in Person" box, the appropriate pricing will be applied based on what you have previously indicated in your profile.

    Note that this course is part of our 2018-2019 Pediatric Pearls CME Series, and is available for purchase in a package/subscription package. 

    Formats Available: Pediatric Pearls spring: Otolaryngology
    Original Course Date: April 09, 2019
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

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    Collapse Pediatric Pearls: A Training on Mental Health

    This one-day symposium for pediatricians, family physicians and other healthcare providers will showcase a superb panel of speakers from the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. This one-day session will tackle many of the issues the primary care physician sees in their practice of children and adolescents and will provide the necessary training to recognize emerging trends recognize psychological disorders and prescribe and monitor stimulants and antidepressants for youth experiencing ADHD, anxiety and depression.

    Date, Time & Location

    Thursday, November 29, 2018

    8:10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    The Hyatt Regency - Schaumburg
    1800 E. Golf Road
    Schaumburg, IL 60173
    847.605.1234

    Objectives

    1. Discuss emerging trends in treatment of childhood psychiatric disorders in promary care and subspecialty pediatrics

    2. Briefly assess children and adolescents for major psychiatric disorders with pharmacological responsiveness

    3. Identify and monitor stimulants and antidepressants for children and adolescents with mild to moderate ADHD, anxiety and depression

     

    Disclosure

    Lurie Children's CME Leadership & Staff: Dr. Mary Nevin, 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.

    Agenda

     

    TIME TOPIC/TITLE SPEAKER
    8:10 a.m. Welcome: Course Director

    John Walkup, MD

    8:15 - 8:45 a.m. Orientation to Mental Health Problems in Pediatric Integrated Care John Walkup, MD
    8:45 - 9:15 a.m. Screening for Childhood Psychiatric Disorders Rachel Ballard, MD; John Lavigne, PhD,; John Parkhurst, PhD
    9:15 - 9:45 a.m. Screening for Adherence Challenges Jill Weissberg-Benchell, PhD
    9:45-10:15 a.m. Fundamentals of Behavior Management John Lavigne, MD
    10:15 -10:30 a.m. Break  
    10:30- 11 a.m. The Art of Prescribing John Walkup, MD
    11 - 11:30 a.m.p.m. Autism Spectrum Disorders Nicholas Hatzis, MD
    11:30 - Noon You Ask, We Answer All Faculty
    Noon- 1 p.m. Lunch  
    1- 1:30 p.m. ADHD Courtney Romba, MD
    1:30 - 2 p.m. Anxiety, OCD and Tics Rachel Ballard, MD
    2 -2:30 p.m. Depression in Children and Teens Julie Sadhu, MD
    2:30 -3 p.m. First Break Psychosis Thomas Cummins, MD
    3 -3:30 p.m. Pharmacogenetics Testing Alba Perjgika, MD, MPH


    Accreditation & Credit Designation 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.

     

    Registration

    You must be logged in to register for this course. If you have not already logged in, please do so now. To navigate back to this page, after logging in, click on 'Home' in the left-hand menu, then on 'Live Events', and select this course from the list. Click here to log in.

    To register for this course only, check off the "Attend in Person" box below, check off your preferred breakout sessions, then click the "Add to Basket" button further down to complete your purchase. Note that the pricing shown below is for informational purposes only. Once you click on the "Attend in Person" box, the appropriate pricing will be applied based on what you have previously indicated in your profile.

    Note that this course is part of our 2018-2019 Pediatric Pearls CME Series, and is available for purchase in a package/subscription package. 

    Formats Available: Pediatric Pearls: Training in Mental Health
    Original Course Date: November 29, 2018
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now
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    Collapse Pediatric Pearls: Adolescent Medicine

    Overview

    This one-day symposium is designed for healthcare providers interested in learning about topics that some of their adolescent population patient will encounter at some point in these important developing years. Everything from skin conditions to substance abuse to anxiety will be addressed. Taking it one step further, the program will also feature experts to discuss other sensitive but timely issues such as STDs/STIs, female issues and healthcare concerns for the gender-diverse youth.

     

    DATE, LOCATION & AGENDA

    Tuesday, March 5, 2019

    Fountain Blue Banquets & Conference Center

    2300 Mannheim Road

    Des Plaines, IL 60018

    847.298.3636

    Objectives

    • Summarize the trends in tobacco and marijuna products and their use
    • Review the association between somatic complaints and anxiety in adolescents
    • Develop strategies to address adolescent anxiety in a primary care setting
    • Review common pediatric gynecologis disorders and decide when a referral is necessary
    • Review diagnosis and treatment of common vulvar complaints in the prepubertal girl
    • Identify categories of acne vlugaris and its mimickers
    • Discuss guidelines for treatment based on categories of acne vulgaris
    • Define key terminology related to gender and sexuality
    • Differentiate between developmental trajectories of gender dysphoria in children and adolescents
    Time Topic

    Speaker

    8:10-8:15 a.m. Welcome Remarks

    Course Directors: Najah Senno Musacchio, MD & Mary NEvin, MD

    8:15-8:50 a.m.

    Trends in Tobacco & Marijuna

    Maria Rahmandar, MD
    8:50-9:25 a.m. Anxiety in the the Teen Najah S. Musacchio, MD
    9:25-10 a.m. Caring for the Gender Diverse Youth Jennifer Jensen, APN
    10 a.m- 10:15 a.m. Break  
    10:15-10:50 a.m. Acne Vulgaris- An Update Duri Yun, MD
    10:50- 11:25 a.m. When Does Your Patient Need the Pediatric Gynecologist Maria Quinlan, MD, MPH
    11:25-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. Counseling Adolescents on STDs and STIs

    Robert Garofalo, MD, MPH

      b. Vulvar Complaints in Pre-pubertal Girls Maura Quinlan, MD, MPH
      c. Dermatology Potpourri- Rashes, Bumps and Lumps

    Megan Reynolds, MSN, APN, 

    Accreditation & Credit Designation 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. Mary Nevin, 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.

    Registration

    You must be logged in to register for this course. If you have not already logged in, please do so now. To navigate back to this page, after logging in, click on 'Home' in the left-hand menu, then on 'Live Events', and select this course from the list. Click here to log in.

    To register for this course only, check off the "Attend in Person" box below, check off your preferred breakout sessions, then click the "Add to Basket" button further down to complete your purchase. Note that the pricing shown below is for informational purposes only. Once you click on the "Attend in Person" box, the appropriate pricing will be applied based on what you have previously indicated in your profile.

    Note that this course is part of our 2018-2019 Pediatric Pearls CME Series, and is available for purchase in a package/subscription package. 

    Formats Available: Pediatric Pearls Adolescent Medicine
    Original Course Date: March 05, 2019
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

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

  • MORE INFOMORE INFO Pediatric Pearls: Adolescent Medicine