Event Date/Time: Nov 06, 2010 End Date/Time: Nov 13, 2010
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Target Audience

Pediatricians, Family Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants

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

These are preliminary topics and are subject to change with additional input from faculty

Conference Sessions generally take place during the days at sea (as cruise itinerary allows) to avoid conflicts with Ports of Call or evening entertainment.