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
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
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
Course Director: Ravi Jhaveri, MD
Pediatric Hydrocehpalus Shunt or Not?
Tadanori Tomita, MD
Surgical Options for Epilepsy
Arthur DiPatri, MD
Updates in Newborn Screening in Illinois
Lauren Hitchins, APRN, DNP, CPNP
Cancer Predisposition for the Pediatrician
Joanna Weinstein, MD
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
Noon- 1 p.m.
Lunch with Faculty
1 -2 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
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.
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.
October 16, 2019
Fountain Blue Banquets & Conference Center Des Plaines , IL
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (physician)
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 5.50
Approved for 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
Pediatric Pearls Fall
Nursing Student: $75.00
Lurie Children's Physician/Attending: $115.00
Government or Not-for Profit Agency: $115.00
Lurie Children’s Employee: $115.00
Lurie Children’s Nurse: $115.00
Lurie Children’s Advanced Practice Nurse (APN): $115.00
Children's Community Physicians Association (CCPA) Member: $125.00
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