Pediatrics Update 2009 - with a focus on Gastrointestinal Diseases

Venue: Holland America\'s ms Amsterdam

Location: From Seattle, Washington, United States

Event Date/Time: Aug 08, 2009 End Date/Time: Aug 15, 2009
Registration Date: Aug 07, 2009
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Target Audience
Physicians, Physicians Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners

Program Purpose / Objectives
The purpose of this CME activity is to provide a broad review of the general medical management of children.
Program Topics
• Discuss the importance of early recognition and early diagnosis for IBD in children (both Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis) in order to prevent disease complications
• Review current therapies for IBD
• Describe the clinical manifestations (intestinal and extraintestinal) and potential complications of inflammatory bowel disease in children
• Explain the role of serological testing in celiac disease
• Outline the differential diagnosis of Esophagitis
• List the presenting signs and symptoms of GERD
• Discuss the epidemiology of Hepatitis B
• Review the prevalence and significance of food allergies in young children
• Explain the risk factors of Kernicterus
• Evaluate the diagnosis and therapy for functional abdominal pain • Outline the diagnosis,
assessment and treatment of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa


Additional Information

14 CME Category 1 Credits 14 Contact Hours Course Fee Physicians $695 All Others - Course Fee $450