Practical Pediatrics 2018: The Adolescent Patient

Holyoke, MA US
April 5, 2018

Date & Location:

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Baystate Health Education Center
361 Whitney Avenue, Holyoke, MA

Topics Include:
  • Are you "Linked In" to Your Adolescent Patients Medical Concerns?
  • "Everything Hurts" Now What? Managing Pain Syndromes in Adolescents
  • "Free Fallin" An Office-Based Approach to Syncope
  • "Is ther a pill for this?"  A primer for utilizing OCPs for non-contraceptive reasons
  • Generation Crisis:  Adolescent Obesity is a Chronic Disease

Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians, nurses, advanced practice nurses and others responsible for the medical care of adolescents.

Goal

The goal of this educational activity is to support safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient, equitable and compassionate care.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the imporatnce of caring for adolescents with chronic medical conditions in the primary care office.
  • Describe an evidence-based approach to pain management.
  • Identify the appropriate work-up for adolescents with chronic pain syndrome.
  • Summarize the pathophysiology of chronic pain.
  • Identify the high-risk adolescent patient with syncope.
  • Manage an adolescent patient with non-cardiogenic syncope.
  • Recognize and evaluate a patient with non-cardiogenic syncope.
  • Develop a treatment plan for dysmenorrhea, acne and abnormal uterine bleeding.
  • Discuss the contraindications for use of hormonal contraceptives in adolescents.
  • Manage dysmenorrhea, acne and abnormal uterine bleeding with hormonal contraceptives.
  • Describe the rates of comorbid conditions associated with childhood obesity.
  • Develop a grid of disease specific tests to do in children who are obese.
  • Identify basic management of the co-morbid conditions associated with childhood obesity.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 4.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
Course opens: 
01/11/2018
Course expires: 
06/01/2018
Event starts: 
04/05/2018 - 12:45pm
Event ends: 
04/05/2018 - 5:00pm
Cost:
$70.00
Rating: 
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Program Schedule

12:30       Lunch

12:45       Welcome and Introduction:  Are you "Linked In" to Your Adolescent Patients
                 Medical  Concerns?

                  Beth Brown, MD

1:00         "Everything Hurts" Now What?  An Approach to Managing Pain Syndromes in Adolescents
                 Peter Blier, MD, PhD

1:45        "Free Fallin" An Office-Based Approach to Syncope
                Yvonne Paris, MD

2:30          Break

2:45          "Is There a Pill for This?"  A Primer for Utilizing OCPs for Non-Contraceptive
                 Paula Braverman, MD

3:30          Generation Crisis:   Adolescent Obesity is a Chronic Disease
                 Chrystal Wittcopp, MD

4:15          Expert Panel/Q & A
                  Peter Blier, MD, PhD, Paula Braverman, MD, Yvonne Paris, MD, Chrystal Wittcopp,
                  MD

5:00           Adjourn

Baystate Health Education Center
361 Whitney Ave
Holyoke, MA 01040
United States

There is free surface parking. Park in the upper half of the parking lot which is nearest the Education Center entrance. Enter through the glass foyer at the end of the building.

Meeting Room temperatures will fluctuate. 

Peter Blier, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor 
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Pediatric Rheumatologist
Baystate Children's Hospital

Paula Braverman, MD
Chief of Adolescent Medicine
Baystate Children's Hospital
Physician
Baystate Medical Center

Yvonne Paris, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Chief of Pediatric Cardiology
Baystate Medical Center

Chrystal Wittcopp, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics 
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Pediatrician
Baystate Children's Hospital

Faculty Disclosure
The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this education event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by, or used on, patients.

In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Available Credit

  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 4.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/11/2018
Course expires: 
06/01/2018

Price

Cost:
$70.00
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Registration dateCost

Early Online Registration - Use Code:  PED60

This code expires 14 days before the event.
 

$60
 
This course opens for enrollment on:Thu, 01/11/2018 - 12:00pm
In order to receive credit, the evaluation must be completed by:Fri, 06/01/2018 - 12:00pm
  

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