Practical Pediatrics, a continuing medical education course, will be held May 25 – 27 at Hyatt Regency Hilton Head, Hilton Head Island, S.C.
The course, which will address breastfeeding, dentistry, dermatology, infectious diseases, neurology, orthopedics and radiology, includes lectures, interactive case-based courses and question-and-answer sessions.
Course director is Richard Evans III, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP, professor of pediatrics and medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago.
Sessions and faculty will feature:
• Tics, Chorea and PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neurologic Disorders Associated With Strep) and Childhood Headaches, with Thomas K. Koch, M.D., FAAP, professor of pediatrics and neurology, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland.
• Cervical Spine Problems in Young Athletes and Knee Pain in Children and Adolescents, with Peter D. Pizzutillo, M.D., FAAP, professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Pediatrics, MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Philadelphia.
• Dental Considerations in Differential Diagnosis: Case History Models and Dento-Alveolar Injuries, with Robert J. Berkowitz, D.D.S., FAAP, professor of dentistry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, N.Y.
• Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the Adolescent and Perinatal Viral Infections, with Lawrence R. Stanberry, M.D., FAAP, Albert B. Sabin Professor and Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
• How to Successfully Manage Complications and Diseases of Infants and Mothers to Maintain Breastfeeding and Contraindications to Breastfeeding: Maternal Infections and Drugs, with Lawrence M. Gartner, M.D., FAAP, professor emeritus, Departments of Pediatrics and Obstetrics/Gynecology, University of Chicago.
• Common Pediatric Dermatology and Look-alikes in Pediatric Dermatology, with Anthony J. Mancini, M.D., FAAD, FAAP, assistant professor of pediatrics and dermatology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago.
• Pediatric MRI and Radiologic Evaluation of the Pediatric Abdomen, with Edward Weinberger, M.D., professor of radiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle.
The Practical Pediatrics course offers up to 18 hours in Category 1 credit toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award and can be applied toward the Pediatrics Review and Education Program education awards.
To register, call (800) 433-9016, option 3. Outside the United States and Canada, call (847) 228-5005, option 3.
This course is supported by a grant from Wyeth Lederle Vaccines.
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