Common Pediatric Hurdles: Advice and Updates from the Experts

This course will focus on needs of the office base practitioner. Subject matter presented will increase awareness of evolving and commonly encountered issues in daily practice improving diagnostic skills and patient care. Experts will update attendees with new approaches to diagnosis treatment of a number of problems routinely in the office.

Description
This course will focus on needs of the office base practitioner. Subject matter presented will increase awareness of evolving and commonly encountered issues in daily practice improving diagnostic skills and patient care. Experts will update attendees with new approaches to diagnosis treatment of a number of problems routinely in the office.
Agenda

There is no fee associated with this course. It is supported as an ongoing Continuing Medical Education Course by MassGeneral for Children and Partners Pediatrics.

Course Objectives and Goals

This course will focus on needs of the office base practitioner. Subject matter presented will increase awareness of evolving and commonly encountered issues in daily practice improving diagnostic skills and patient care. Experts will update attendees with new approaches to diagnosis treatment of a number of problems routinely in the office

  • Review the prevalence, growing trends and increasing health risks associated with childhood and adolescent obesity
  • Identify adverse effects, risks, and necessary precautions associated with SSRIs in youth
  • Recognize and identify the risk factors for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), its diagnostic work up and management

CME Information

Accreditation
Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Partners HealthCare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Location: Sheraton Colonial Boston North Hotel & Conference Center, 1 Audubon Road, Wakefield MA

Event Type
Education and training - Continuing medical education at Mass General
Audience
Health care professionals
Registration
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Date10/10/2013

Time7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Location1 Audubon Road, Wakefield MA