Pediatric Emergency Medicine Conference Series: Management of Ingested Foreign Bodies in Children

Miami, FL US
January 9, 2018

Foreign body ingestions in children are some of the most challenging clinical scenarios facing pediatricians in the emergency department. Join us as Dr. Koutouby provides evidence-based and consensus-based guidelines emergency medicine physicians can utilize for esophageal and gastric foreign body ingestions. The application of these guidelines in the assessment of each patient to determine the indications and timing of endoscopy has the potential to reduce severe morbidity and mortality associated with these emergencies.

Target Audience

Pediatricians, Internists, Hospitalists, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physicians, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants, ARNPs, Nurses, Pharmacists, Respiratory Therapists and related members of the hospital care team.
 

Learning Objectives

  • Determine the indications and timing of endoscopy in esophageal and gastric foreign body ingestion.
  • Recognize the potential for severe morbidity and mortality associated with high-powered magnet ingestion.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
10/11/2017
Course expires: 
02/23/2018
Event starts: 
01/09/2018 - 6:00pm
Event ends: 
01/09/2018 - 7:00pm
Baptist Hospital
8900 N. Kendall Dr
Auditorium
Miami, FL 33176
United States

Raghad Koutouby, M.D.
Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Baptist Hospital of Miami

Raghad Koutouby, M.D., indicated that neither she nor her spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in her presentation or discussion.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-477472, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/11/2017
Course expires: 
02/23/2018
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