The continuing medical education (CME) course “Practical Pediatrics” will be held Nov.14-16 in Tempe, Ariz. In addition, the workshop “Coding, Documentation and Reimbursement in Pediatric Practice” (see September AAP News, page 139) will be offered at that location Nov. 16-17.
The Practical Pediatrics courses and faculty include:
Recent Developments in the Classification and Treatment of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis and Arthritis Following Infections: Reiter’s, Reactive and Rheumatic Fever, with Lawrence S. Zemel, M.D., FAAP, professor of pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington;
Asthma: What the Primary Care Provider Needs to Know and Smoking Cessation and Prevention: Role of the Pediatrician, with Michelle M. Cloutier, M.D., FAAP, professor of pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington;
Interesting Cases from the Emergency Department that Could Present to an Office; Use of Dermal Glue in the Treatment of Minor Lacerations and Don’t Miss Appendicitis, with Sally Reynolds, M.D., FAAP, associate professor of pediatrics, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago;
New Treatments for Eczema: Are They Worth It? and Pediatric Dermatology Imposters, with Tor Shwayder, M.D., FAAP, director of pediatric dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit;
Promoting Successful Parenting of Preschoolers; Helping Children Cope with Crisis and Talking with Children about Death, with David J. Schonfeld, M.D., FAAP, associate professor of pediatrics and child study, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.;
Morning Report in Infectious Diseases and Infectious Diseases in the Foreign-born Child and International Traveler, with Jeffrey R. Starke, M.D., FAAP, professor of pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston; and
Inattentive, Autistic or Delayed? What Should the Pediatrician Do? with Paul Graham Fisher, M.D., FAAP, assistant professor of neurology, pediatrics and neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, Calif.
Participants can earn up to 16.5 hours in category 1 credit toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Participants in the coding workshop can earn up to 10.5 hours of credit.
For more information or to request a brochure for upcoming AAP CME activities, access www.pedialink.org/cmefinder, e-mail or call toll-free (866) The AAP1 (866-843-2271). Outside the United States and Canada, call (847) 434-4000, ext. 5830.
To enroll in a CME activity, access www.pedialink.org/cmefinder or call toll-free (800) 433-9016, option 3. Outside the United States and Canada, call (847) 434-4000, option 3.
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