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East Coast or West: The choice is yours. The Academy is hosting Practical Pediatrics continuing education opportunities in San Francisco and Hilton Head Island, S.C., over Memorial Day weekend, May 22-24.
Practical Pediatrics at Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa includes the following courses:
“Common Fractures in Children” and “Evaluation of Back Pain in Children and Adolescents,” with Andrew J.M. Gregory, M.D., FACSM, FAAP, of Vanderbilt University Medical Center;
“Menstrual Disorders” and “Care of Adolescent Males,” with Elizabeth M. Alderman, M.D., FSAHM, FAAP, of Albert Einstein College of Medicine;
“Orthopaedic Infection” and “Sports Injuries: A Case-Based Approach to the Physical Exam,” with Jennifer M. Weiss, M.D., FAAP, of Southern California Permanente Medical Group;
“Amplification Pain Syndromes in Children” and “Treatment of Rheumatic Diseases: The Exciting New World of Biologics,” with Linda Wagner-Weiner, M.D., FAAP, of the University of Chicago;
“Syncope” and “Sudden Death,” with Naomi J. Kertesz, M.D., FAAP, of Nationwide Children’s Hospital/PedsOrtho; and
“First and Second Seizure: What to Do?” and “Neurological Emergencies: Make the Call!” with Paul G. Fisher, M.D., FAAP, of Stanford University Medical Center.
Practical Pediatrics at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco features the following:
“Pediatric Dermatology Top 10” and “Treatment of Warts and Molluscum,” with Fred E. Ghali, M.D., FAAP, of University of Texas Southwestern Medical School;
“You Be the Geneticist: Diagnosing Common Genetic Disorders in Your Practice,” and “Minor Anomalies: Small Clues to Big Problems,” with H. Eugene Hoyme, M.D., FACMG, FAAP, of Sanford Health;
“Behavioral Counseling: Tips for the Busy Clinician” and “Non-pharmacological Interventions for Attention Disorders,” with Karen J. Miller, M.D., FAAP, of Tufts University;
“Pneumonia Guidelines: Very Long, How Helpful?” “Pertussis: The Whoop Goes on or Not” and “Using Antiviral Agents Wisely,” with Meg Fisher, M.D., FAAP;
“What the Pediatrician Needs to Know About Anaphylaxis and Why” and “A Day in the Life of an Allergist: Bread and Butter Cases,” with Mitchell R. Lester, M.D., FAAP, of Fairfield County Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Associates; and
“Scoliosis and Back Pain” and “Common Lower Extremity Problems in Children,” with Susan A. Scherl, M.D., FAAOS, FAAP, of the University of Nebraska.
Earn a maximum of 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 credits per course. Register by April 22 for early bird rates.
For more information on continuing medical education meeting registration, brochures and general meeting information, visit http://www2.aap.org/livecme or call 866-843-2271. Outside the United States and Canada, call 847-434-4000, option 3.