Pediatrics for the Practitioner (Peds for Pract)

Venue: Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel

Location: Hapuna Beach, Hawaii, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 18, 2010 End Date/Time: Oct 21, 2010
Registration Date: Oct 18, 2010
Early Registration Date: Oct 01, 2010
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This pediatric symposium will address common pediatric problems and is designed for pediatricians and family physicians.
Upon completion of this course, active participants will be able to:
1. Consider inborn errors of metabolism in the differential diagnosis of the floppy infant.
2. Recognize and manage IgE-mediated food allergic disorders.
3. Consider performing a testicular ultrasound with Doppler for the male infant or child who presents with a tender, swollen scrotum.
4. Recognize scenarios that would trigger an appropriate and adequate immunological evaluation.
5. Describe guidelines-based management of asthma and allergic rhinoconjunctivitis.
6. Check T4, lytes, BUN, creatinine, bone age in a child with growth failure.
7. Update their knowledge of the evidence regarding diagnosis and treatment for pediatric urgent and emergency conditions.
8. Assess for possible child abuse of any child who presents with trauma and a history that does not “explain” the trauma pattern.
9. Discuss when to order common rheumatologic tests and how to interpret them.
10. List important causes of parotitis.
11. Distinguish between preseptal and orbital cellulitis.
12. Discuss evidence based management of acute otitis media and otitis media with effusion.
13. Recognize the most common causes of pharyngitis.
14. Discuss the differential diagnosis of limb pain in childhood with a focus on orthopedic and rheumatic causes of limp.
15. Recognize and develop a plan of treatment for common dermatologic conditions.
16. Recognize the pathognomonic rashes of common rheumatologic conditions.
17. Relate that the extensive laboratory evaluation of FTT is unlikely to be beneficial unless guided by specific historical or exam features.
18. Develop a common sense approach to the diagnosis of FUO based on the available evidence and presenting features.
19. Recognize the complexity of the HSP literature and describe both sides of the steroid debate.


Additional Information

Advance registration is $495