Presenters

photo of Ms. Diane Sheehan

Diane Sheehan, ND, APN, FNP-BC, Advanced Practice Nurse, Family Nurse Practitioner; Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Read Ms. Sheehan's profile

 

Disclosure: Ms. Sheehan has no industry relationships to disclose and does not refer to products that are still investigational or not labeled for the use in discussion.

 


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John Grayhack, MD, Attending Physician, Orthopaedic Surgery, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago; Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Read Dr. Grayhack's profile

 

Disclosure: Dr. Grayhack has no industry relationships to disclose and does not refer to products that are still investigational or not labeled for the use in discussion.

 

Target Audience

Community Physicians

 

Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Define scoliosis and categorize types seen in pediatric patients

  • Discuss treatment options and differences in management of scoliosis based on type, magnitude of the curve and skeletal maturity

  • Consider the complexity of surgical decision-making in the treatment of scoliosis

 

Release Date: 1/16/2017

CME quiz must be taken before 1/16/2018 to receive credit.

 

Accreditation & Credit 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 enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 

CME Office and Review Committee Disclosures

  • John X. Thomas, Jr., PhD, Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has nothing to disclose.
  • Clara Schroedl, MD, CME Director at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has nothing to disclose.
  • Sheryl Corey, MBA, CME Manager  at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has nothing to disclose.
  • Jennifer Banys, CME Program Administrator at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has nothing to disclose.
  • Michelle Mallery Piposar, CME Program Administrator at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has nothing to disclose.

 

Course Director’s and Planning Committee Members Disclosure Information:

  • Mary Nevin, MD, Director of CME at Lurie Children’s has nothing to disclose.
  • Vita Lerman, Editor, The Child’s Doctor, and Publications Manager, Public Affairs, at Lurie Children’s has nothing to disclose.

To contact the FSM CME office, please call 312.503.8533 or email cme@northwestern.edu
To contact the course director and planning group at Lurie Children’s, please call 312.227.4263 or email vlerman@luriechildrens.org

 

How to Earn Credit

  1. Click on the green "View Online" in the right-hand column (you will be prompted to log in)
  2. Next, click on the "Start" or "View Now" button to view/read the article.
  3. Once you have read the article, "X" out of the window to return to this page.
  4. Click on the blue "Submit for Credit" button.
  5. Complete the evaluation and quiz.

 

Course Information
Course Date:
January 16, 2017
Scoliosis in Pediatrics
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (physician)
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 0.50
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (non-physician)
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 0.50
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