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An Innovative Concept in Pediatric Continuing Medical Education

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is pleased to announce that it will again offer its CME series as a subscription package, one that enables physicians and practices to secure spots in multiple courses at one discounted price.
 

By purchasing all five courses in one bundle, attendees can save 10%.  Don't miss this opportunity to earn CME credits, network with your colleagues and gain a wealth of practical information on cutting-edge pediatric health topics. For questions or more information, call 312.227.7411 or e-mail Claudia Cooper at cpinto@luriechildrens.org or Stephanie Cardona at svcardona@luriechildrens.org.

 

Conferences in the Series

A total of five (5) conferences are being offered in the 2021-2022 Pediatric Pearls CME series. Learn more about each conference:
 

 

Buying the Entire Package? 

Purchase all five conferences as a package. (Note: the  package must be purchased by October 20, 2021. Purchase all 5 Programs in the 2021-2022 Series

 

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In-Person Event

Overview

This one-day symposium designed for pediatricians, family physicians and other healthcare providers will showcase the latest approach, updates and research related to several common patient issues confronted by primary care providers as well as newer and more 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 advances in epilepsy and the surgical approach, central nervous infections, plagiocephaly, craniosynotosis, Vitamin D, a dietary approach to helathy lifestyles as well as heavy menstrual bleeding, infantile spasms and insomnia. This COURSE IS LIVE IN-PERSON CREDIT ONLY. It will not be streamed or recorded for on-demand viewing. If this course needs to be moved to a virtual format due to state mandates regarding Covid-19, we will notify you ASAP and proper credit will be discussed. 

 

Wednesday, October 27, 2021; 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Doubletree Hotel    1909 Spring Road    Oak Brook, IL 60523

Objectives

  • Describe the different types of epilepsy that can present in childhood
  • Discuss the various treatment options for childhood epilepsies
  • Describe the rationale for considering surgery in the treatment of pediatric epilepsy
  • List at least 2 types of epilepsy surgery options and how they help can children with epilepsy
  • Identify red flags associated with head shape abnormalities.
  • Differentiate between plagiocephaly and brachycephaly.
  • Discuss how severity determines treatment.
  • Review the clinical features and causes of West syndrome
  • Review the rationale for the importance of early diagnosis and treatment 
  • Identify types of abnormal movements in infancy and when to refer to Lurie Children’s Neurology 
  • Identify resources for connecting the community and pediatricians with our neurology team 
  • Discuss how circadian rhythm disorders contribute to insomnia
  • Identify the different treatment options for circadian rhythm disorders
  • Review presenting signs and symptoms of CNS infections
  • Discuss treatment duration, follow up, and common complications following CNS infections
  • Define abnormal uterine bleeding and how this relates to menorrhagia.  
  • Develop an initial plan to evaluate and treat patients who report heavy menstrual bleeding  
  • Identify which patients would benefit from seeing Adolescent Medicine, Hematology, or both and how to refer to The Multidisciplinary Menorrhagia Management (M3) Clinic. 
  •  Discuss vitamin D physiology and the need for replete vitamin D
  • Identify risks of vitamin D deficiency and excess
  • Recognize when and how to evaluate for vitamin D deficiency or excess and how these should be treated
  • Collect a targeted dietary history for children and teens at different developmental stages to address rapid weight gain, overweight and obesity.
  • Discuss the most important dietary messages to focus on in children and teens struggling with rapid weight Describe the incidence and inheritance patterns of non-syndromic craniosynostosis 
  • Describe the clinical findings in the common forms of non-syndromic craniosynostosis 
  • Describe the surgical treatment options for the common forms of craniosynostosis and their optimal timing

 

AGENDA

 8 a.m. Welcome by Course Director Ravi Jhaveri, MD
8:15- 8:45 a.m. Advances in Childhood Epilepsies
Joyce Wu, MD
8:45 - 9:15 a.m. Updates in Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Sandi Lam, MD, MBA
9:15 - 9:45 a.m. CNS Infections - Meningitis, Encehpalitis & Beyond Lisa Akhtar, MD, PhD
9:45 - 10:15 a.m.  Fact & Fiction on Vitamin D Jennifer Miller, MD, CCD
10:15-10:30 a.m. Break  
10:30-11 a.m. Just a Heads Up: Plagiocephaly vs. Brachycephaly Noreen Pulte, APRN-NP, PNP

11-11:30 a.m.

 

Diagnosis and Management of Non-syndromic Craniosynotosis Arthur DiPatri, Jr., MD
11:30 Noon Dietary Messaging from Toddlers to Teens Caren Mangarelli, MD & Barbara Pearls, MS, RDN, LDN
Noon - 1 p.m. Lunch Faculty
     
1 - 2 p.m.

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

To Melatonin and Beyond- Insomnia in Adolescents

Heavy Menstrual Bleeding in Adolescents

Infantile Spasms

 

Thuan Dang, MD, MPH

Cherie Dhar, MD; Rachel Bercovitz, MD, MS

Tiffani McDonough, MD

2:00 p.m. Switch  
2- 3 p.m. Breakout Session 2- options repeat from choices above, in total, participants will attend two of the three offered  
3 p.m. Dismissal / No Closing Remarks  


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 5.75 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:
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 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 committeee members have nothing to disclosue including:

Lisa Akhtar, MD, PhD

Rachel Bercovitz, MD, MS

Thaun Dang, MD, MPH

Cherie Priya Dhar, MD

Arthur DiPatri, Jr., MD

Sandi Lam, MD, MBA

Tiffani McDonough, MD

Jennifer Miller, MD, CCD

Noreen Pulte Aprn-NP, PNP

Barbara Pearl, MS, RDN, LDN

Joyce Wu, MD

 

Formats Available: Pediatric Pearls Fall October 2021
Original Course Date: October 27, 2021
On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

Approved Credit:
  • NUFSM: 5.75 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • NUFSM NP: 5.75 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

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    In-Person Event

    Overview

    This one-day symposium presented by the Division of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine is designed for pediatricians, family physicians and other healthcare providers. This one-day symposium will showcase the latest approach, updates and research related to several common patient issues confronted by primary care providers related to bone and joint health as well as sports-related concerns and injuries. Our speakers will address health concerns, share cases and offer guidelines on how to manage the patient. We are excited to present lectures on scoliosis, concussions, knee pain, fracture management. bone health, hand and wrist injuries and sessions that will include on-hands demonstration on how to conduct certain joint examinations. This COURSE IS LIVE IN-PERSON CREDIT ONLY. It will not be streamed or recorded for on-demand viewing. If this course needs to be moved to a virtual format due to state mandates regarding Covid-19, we will notify you ASAP and proper credit will be discussed. 

     

    Thursday, May 5, 2022; 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Doubletree Hotel    1909 Spring Road    Oak Brook, IL 60523

    Objectives

    • Perform a complete knee examination  
    • Relate physical examination findings to common causes of knee pain in children and adolescents 
    • Provide initial management of some types of uncomplicated fractures 
    • Describe screening protocols and clinical exam findings in order to identify mild scoliosis, Initiate non-operative treatment in mild scoliosis prior to referral to an orthopaedic surgeon.
    • Recognize when a referral to an orthopaedic surgeon is necessary.
    • Discuss common pediatric hand and wrist injuries
    • Recognize when a referral for an upper extremity injury is warranted
    • Recognize common fracture patterns in children
    • Discuss the latest research on sports concussion
    • Explain most recent guidelines on returning children to sports and to the classroom
    • Describe bracing techniques for common pediatric sports medicine conditions
    • Assess and practice the skills for application of pediatric bracing
    • Describe general principles in the evaluation and initial treatment of pediatric knee injuries.
    • Identify common knee injuries in the pediatric population
    • Perform a complete examination of the hand and wrist 
    • Relate physical examination findings to common causes of hand and wrist pain in children and adolescents 
    • Identify possible reasons for poor pediatric bone health Identify common tests used in a bone health evaluation
    • Identify two common treatment modalities for decreased bone density in pediatric patients

    AGENDA

     8 a.m. Welcome by Course Director Rebecca Carl, MD, MSCI
    8:15- 8:45 a.m. What's New with Scoliosis
    Eric Fuller, MD
    8:45 - 9:15 a.m. Concussion Update Jacqueline Turner, MSN, APRN, FNP
    9:15 - 9:45 a.m. A Case-based Discussion of Knee Pain Neeraj Patel, MD, MPH, MBBS
    9:45 - 10:15 a.m.  Basic Fracture Management Michelle Sagan, MD
    10:15-10:30 a.m. Break  
    10:30-11 a.m. Bone Health Evaluation Update Meghan Kostyk, APRN-NP, MS, CNP, CCD

    11-11:30 a.m.

     

    Diagnosis and Management of Osteomyelitis in Children Sameer Patel, MD
    11:30 Noon Common Hand & Wrist Injuries Erik King, MD
    Noon - 1 p.m. Lunch Faculty
         
    1 - 2 p.m.

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

    Bracing & Splinting Workshop 

    Hands on Knee Exam

    Hands on Exam of the Wrist and Hand

     

    Adam Potteiger, MS, ATC; Lisa Watts, MS, ATC; Kristi McCracken, MS, ATC

    Cynthia LaBella, MD; Dana Sheng, MD

    Sigird Wolf, MD

    2:00 p.m. Switch  
    2- 3 p.m. Breakout Session 2- options repeat from choices above, in total, participants will attend two of the three offered  
    3 p.m. Dismissal / No Closing Remarks  


    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 5.75 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:
    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:

    Rebecca Carl, MD, course director, has no disclosures.

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

    Eric Fuller, MD

    Erik King, MD

    Meghan Kostyk, APRN-NP, MSN, CPNP-CCD

    Cynthia LaBella, MD

    Kristi McCracken , MS, ATC

    Neeraj Patel, MD, MPH, MBS

    Sameer Patel, MD

    Adam Potteiger, MS, ATC

    Michelle Sagan, MD

    Dana Sheng, MD

    Jacqueline Tuner, MSN, APRN-NP, FNP-BC

    Lisa Watts, MS, ATC

    Sigrid Wolf, MD

     

    Formats Available: Pediatric Pearls Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
    Original Course Date: May 05, 2022
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • NUFSM: 5.75 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • NUFSM NP: 5.75 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

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    Overview

    This one-day symposium presented by the Department of Pediatrics at Lurie Children's is designed for pediatric healthcare providers and will showcase the latest approaches, updates and research related to several common patient issues confronted in the primary care setting. Our speakers will address health concerns, share cases and offer guidelines on how to manage the patient. For this edition, we are excited to present lectures on headaches, food allergies, sickle cell, common vision problems, psychosis in the emergency room, an update on chest deformities and the Covid-19 vaccine. 

    THIS MEETING IS VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM
    To Register, please click on "Purchase Individual Topics" on the right-hand side of the screen.

    DATE/TIME: Tuesday, March 8, 2022 8 a.m. - 3 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

    • Identify eye signs and symptoms of vision and potentially life-threatening diseases

    • Discuss the timeframe for ophthalmology referral for common eye findings

    • Review advantages and disadvantages of currently available versions of the COVID-19 vaccines for children

    • Discuss effectiveness data with specific attention to currently circulating SARS-CoV-2 variants

    • Review the latest information about possible adverse effects associated with Covid-19 vaccines

    • Discuss classification of basic chest deformities including Pectus Excavatum and Carinatum

    • Determine  when to refer patients for additional evaluation by the Lurie Chest Deformities Center

    • Recognize  when surgical correct of chest deformities are indicated and how the procedure is performed

    • Describe new desensitization treatment modalities for food allergy including FDA-approved oral immunotherapy for peanut allergy.

    • Identify patients who would be good candidates for food allergen desensitization.

    • Identify side effects and adverse reactions to oral immunotherapy including symptoms of eosinophilic gastrointestinal disease and allergic reactions including delayed anaphylaxis.

    • Identify symptoms of psychosis in children

    • Identify clinical features suggesting a non-psychiatric etiology of psychosis

    • Describe current evidence regarding initial diagnostic work up of psychosis

    • Recognize the disease modifying therapies approved for sickle cell disease

    • Discuss some of the novel therapeutics in development for sickle cell disease

    • Identify the pathophysiology, epidemiology and variation in care of pediatric appendicitis

    • Describe the optimal diagnostic evaluation of the pediatric appendicitis patient including the appropriate use and selection of radiologic intervention

    · Assess the role for non-operative management of early/acute appendicitis as well as advanced/perforated appendicitis

    • Discuss how evidence can be used to improve care for common pediatric problems 

    • Recognize pitfalls leading to commonly missed diagnoses

    • Develop a vocabulary of common quality improvement terms and methods

    Agenda

    8 - 8:15 a.m. Welcome by Course Director Ravi Jhaveri, MD
    8:15- 8:45 a.m. An Update on Pediatric Headaches Alma Bicknese, MD
    8:45 - 8:50 a.m. Break  
    8:50 - 9:20 a.m. Mimickers of Acute Psychosis in the ED Jennifer Hoffman, MD
    9:20- 9:25 a.m. Break  
    9:25 - 9:55 a.m. Covid-19 Vaccine Update Ravi Jhaveri, MD
    9:55 - 10:10 a.m. Intermission/ Refuel!  
    10:10-10:40 a.m. Chest Deformities in Children: Benefits of Evaluation and Treatment Fizan Abdullah, MD, PhD; Suzanne Kujawa, MS, APRN, CPNP; Laurie Sands, MS, APRN, CPNP
    10:40-10:45 a.m. Break  
    10:45 - 11:15 a.m. Peanut Allergy Desensitization Melanie Makhija, MD
    11:15 - 11:20 a.m. Break  
    11:20 - 11:50 a.m. Common Vision Problems Brenda Bohnsack, MD, PhD
    11:55 - 12:30 p.m. Latest Development in Sickle Cell Management A. Kyle Mack, MD
    12:30 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch  

    pick 1 of 3 offered

    Breakout Session 1

    1:15 - 2 p.m.

     

     

     

    Updates on Pediatric Appendicitis

     

     

    Mehul Raval, MD, MS

        Introduction to ED QI Emily Roben, MD, MS; Jackie Corboy, MD, MS
        Cases of Bleeding & Clotting A. Kyle Mack, MD
    2 -2:15 p.m. Intermission  

    pick 1 of 3 offered

    Breakout Session 2

    2:15 - 3 p.m.

    Same sessions/options repeat here  
       

     

     


    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 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:

    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, 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.

    A. Kyle Mack, MD discloses that he is part of the speaker's bureau for Global Blood Therapeutics.

    Mehul Raval, MD, MS, discloses that he receives legal consulation fees from Finley Law Firm in Iowa.

    The remaining speakers have nothing to disclosue including:

    Fizan Abdullah, MD, PhD

    Alma Bicknese, MD

    Brenda Bohnsack, MD, PhD

    Jacqueline Corboy, MD, MS

    Jennifer Hoffman, MD

    Suzanne Kujawa, MS, APRN, CPNP

    Melanie Makhija, MD

    Emily CZ Roben, MD, MS

    Laurie Sands, MS, APRN, CPNP

     

     

     

    Formats Available: Pediatric Pearls Spring (Mar) 2022
    Original Course Date: March 08, 2022
    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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    Overview

    This one-day symposium presented by the Division of Cardiology & Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery is designed for healthcare providers interested in discussing the latest recommendations for the identification and in some cases, management of certain cardiac-related conditions and diseases. Our panel of distinguished speakers will address health concerns, share cases and offer guidelines on how to manage certain patients. In addition, they provide the latest research, technology and appraoches to some of the more complex and congenital cardiac diseases in children and teens. 

     

    THIS MEETING IS VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM
    To Register, please click on "Purchase Individual Topics" on the right-hand side of the screen.

    DATE/TIME: Thursday, January 27, 2022 8 a.m. - 3 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

    •  Summarize KD guidelines
    •  Identify clinical pearls to aid in the diagnosis and management of KD
    •  Empower attendees to make a difference in the short and long-term outcomes of children with KD
    •  Explain the use of real time echocardiography in procedures
    • Discuss the neonatal management of PDA and pulmonary vein stenosis
    • Discuss options for valve replacement in children with congenital heart disease 
    • Discuss common CHD lesions that can be diagnosed by fetal echocardiography
    • Describe the fetal echocardiographic findings that predict risk of hemodynamic instability in a newborn
    • Describe resources needed to take care of newborns with low risk vs high risk CHD
    • Describe the anatomy and physiology of hypoplastic left heart syndrome
    • Discuss stem cells and their role in pediatric cardiology today and in the future
    • Provide an overview of heart failure and defining VADs
    • Recognize indications for placement of VADs
    • Review device selection and specific management
    • Review outcomes of patients supported on device
    • Discuss the discharge management of patient with a VAD
    • Recognize the short and long-term medical challenges faced by children with single ventricle congenital heart disease
    • Identify areas of partnership between the cardiology team and the primary medical home in the care of these complex patients
    • Discuss the long-term neurodevelopmental and psychosocial challenges faced by children with important congenital heart disease and their families, particularly this high-risk population
    • Review the current AHA/AAP guidelines for neurodevelopmental surveillance, screening, evaluation, and treatment in this population
    • Review common causes of non-cardiac chest pain in young child/adolescent
    • Review cardiac causes of chest pain in young child/adolescent
    • Perform an evaluation of chest pain and make a proper referral when warranted
    • Discus the latest guidelines in cholesterol screening
    • Review the type of patient at highest risk for developing pediatric heart disease
    • Describe the benefits of exercise medicine
    • Review the physiology and associated echo findings of the neonatal transition 
    • Discuss indications and limitations of a neonatal echocardiogram
    • Recognize echo results that may alter general pediatric care in the first months of life

     

    Agenda

    8 - 8:15 a.m. Welcome by Course Director Stuart Berger, MD
    8:15- 8:45 a.m. The Role of Prevention, Rehabilitation and Exercise Medicine in Pediatric Cardiology Kendra Ward, MD, MSCI; Guilherme Baptista DeFaria, MD; Irwin Benuck, MD
    8:45 - 8:50 a.m. Break  
    8:50 - 9:20 a.m. Fetal Echocardiogrpahy in Newborn with CHD Sheetal Patel, MD; Michael Satzer, MD
    9:20- 9:25 a.m. Break  
    9:25 - 9:55 a.m. Catheter Intervention- What's New?  Alan Nugent, MD
    9:55 - 10:10 a.m. Intermission/ Refuel!  
    10:10-10:40 a.m. Innovation in Heart Surgery: Stem Cell Therapy  Sunjay Kaushal, MD, PhD
    10:40-10:45 a.m. Break  
    10:45 - 11:15 a.m. Chest Pain in the Young Athlete Farshad Sedaghat-Yazdi, MD
    11:15 - 11:20 a.m. Break  
    11:20 - 11:50 a.m. Single Ventricle Care and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes Amy O'Connor, DO, MSCI
    11:55 - 12:30 p.m. An Update on Kawsaki Disease Michael Carr, MD
    12:30 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch  

    pick 1 of 3 offered

    Breakout Session 1

    1:15 - 2 p.m.

     

     

     

      Revolutions in Heart Failure: An Intro to VADs

     

     

    Michael Monge, MD; Allison Reichhold, MSN, APRN, CPNP

        Preventive Cardiology, Cardiac Rehab and Exercise Medicine - CASES Kendra Ward, MD, MSCI; Guilherme Baptista DeFaria, MD; Irwin Benuck, MD
        Common Neonatal Echocardiographic Findings and Management Amanda Hauck, MD; Bridget Zoeller, MD
    2 -2:15 p.m. Intermission  

    pick 1 of 3 offered

    Breakout Session 2

    2:15 - 3 p.m.

    Same sessions/options repeat here  
       

     

     


    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 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:

    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:

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

    Stuart Berger, MD

    Irwin Benuck, MD

    Michael Carr, MD

    Guilherme Baptista DeFaria, MD

    Amanda Hauck, MD

    Sunjay Kaushal, MD, PhD

    Michael Monge, MD

    Alan Nugent, MD

    Amy O'Connor, DO, MSCI

    Sheetal Patel, MD, MSCI

    Allison Reichhold, MSN, APRN-NP, CPNP-PC

    Michael Satzer, MD

    Farshad Sedaghat-Yazdi, MD

    Kendra Ward, MD, MSCI

    Bridget Zoeller, MD

     

    Formats Available: Pediatric Pearls Cardiology Jan 2022
    Original Course Date: January 27, 2022
    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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    Overview

    This one-day symposium presented by the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition  is designed for healthcare providers interesgted in discussing the latest recommendations for the identification and in some cases, management of certain gastro-related conditions and diseases. Our panel of distinguished speakers will address health concerns, share cases and offer guidelines on how to manage certain patients. in addition, they provide the latest research, technology and appraoches to some of the more complex diseases in children and teens. 

     

    THIS MEETING IS VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM
    To Register, please click on "Purchase Individual Topics" on the right-hand side of the screen.

    DATE/TIME: Friday, December 3, 2021 8 a.m. - 3 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

    •  Identify the common conditions that may present with abdominal pain 
    • Develop a focused diagnostic approach for children with abdominal pain
    • Discuss the pros and cons of diagnostic testing in children with functional pain
    • Differentiate pediatric IBD from other conditions with abdominal pain
    • Define the medical management
    • Define new nutritional approaches to treat IBD
    • Identify signs and symptoms of constipation and fecal incontinence in pediatrics
    • Perform a focused history and physical examination when evaluating constipation and fecal incontinence
    • Define alarm signs and symptoms suggestive of organic pathology that requires further evaluation
    • Identify an optimal laxative regiment for various clinical scenarios
    • Define integrative medicine and describe a framework for an integrative approach to abdominal pain
    • Describe multiple complementary therapies for abdominal pain
    • Experience mind body therapies that are commonly used in the care of patients with GI disorders
    • Define GERD-like symptoms in infants and distinguish from uncomplicated reflux (GER)
    • Learn to recognize dysphagia and stare dysregulation as contributors to GERD-like symptoms
    • Define the nutrients missing in various food elimination diets
    • Discuss practical approaches to supplementing nutrient deficiencies found in elimination diets
    • Discuss ways to provide adequate calories in the setting of different elimination diets
    • Define temporal relationship between GI and autonomic symptoms
    • Discuss the role of co-morbidities as they relate to the evaluation and treatment
    • Discuss the value of symptom questionnaires and patient reported outcomes (PRO) measure in assessment and clinical care
    • Define the diagnostic tools available and understand when to use them and when not
    • Identify the common causes of chronic diarrhea 
    • Develop a focused diagnostic approach and appropriate testing to evaluate the cause of chronic diarrhea
    • Dietary do’s and don’ts when treating chronic diarrhea
    • Discuss age-related differences in the presentation of eosinophilic esophagitis
    • Define diagnostic criteria supporting the diagnosis of EoE
    • Define long term complications of EoE
    • Recognize current available therapies for EoE: elimination diets vs topical (swallowed) steroids 
    • Define entities of cyclic vomiting syndrome and abdominal migraines as migraine variant conditions
    • Describe clinical characteristics suggesting the diagnosis of a migraine variant condition  
    • Define current diagnostic testing: utility and limitations

    Agenda

    8 - 8:15 a.m. Welcome by Course Director Barry Wershil, MD
    8:15- 8:45 a.m. My Tummy Hurts: An Officepbased Approach to Evaluating the Pain Jennifer Strople, MD
    8:45 - 8:50 a.m. Break  
    8:50 - 9:20 a.m. The Changing Face of Pediatric IBD: What the Pediatrician Should Know Joseph Runde, DO
    9:20- 9:25 a.m. Break  
    9:25 - 9:55 a.m. iPoop: Evaluation & Treatment of Constipation Joshua Prozialeck, MD; Lauren Potthoff, PhD; Peter Osgod, MD
    9:55 - 10:10 a.m. Intermission/ Refuel!  
    10:10-10:40 a.m. An Integrative Approach to Abdominal Pain Joshua Prozialeck, MD; Lauren Potthoff, PhD
    10:40-10:45 a.m. Break  
    10:45 - 11:15 a.m. Approach to GERD-like Symptoms in Infants Mark Fishbein, MD
    11:15 - 11:20 a.m. Break  
    11:20 - 11:50 a.m. Food Allergy & Elimination Diets: Nutritional Considerations Sally Schwartz, RD, LDN
    11:55 - 12:30 p.m. Autonomic Symptoms and GI Tract: More than POTS John Fortunato, MD
    12:30 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch  

    pick 1 of 3 offered

    Breakout Session 1

    1:15 - 2 p.m.

     

     

     

      Chronic Diarrhea

     

     

    Jennifer Strople, MD

        Eosinophilic Esophagitis Joshua Wechsler, MD
         Migraine Variants: Cyclic Vomiting and Abdominal Migraines John Fortunato, MD
    2 -2:15 p.m. Intermission  

    pick 1 of 3 offered

    Breakout Session 2

    2:15 - 3 p.m.

    Same sessions/options repeat here  
       

     

     

    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 5.75 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:

    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:

    Barry Wershil, MD recives consulting fees for Mead Johnson and has stock ownership in Allakos

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

    Mark Fishbein, MD

    John Fortunato, MD

    Peter Osgood, MD

    Lauren Potthoff, PhD

    Joshua Prozialeck, MD

    Joseph Runde, DO

    Sally Schwartz, RD, LDN

    Jennifer Strople, MD

    Joshua Wechsler, MD

     

    Formats Available: Pediatric Pearls Gastroenterology
    Original Course Date: December 03, 2021
    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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