Pediatric Multispecialty Conference: Acute Gastroenteritis in Children – An Update
Acute gastroenteritis is one of the most common diseases worldwide. Viruses are recognized as important causes of this disease, particularly in children. The diagnosis of viral acute gastroenteritis is made largely on the basis of clinical signs and symptoms.
Join us as Dr. Tavarez describes the pathogenesis, epidemiology, etiology and clinical manifestations of viral gastroenteritis and presents current recommendations, including the AAP guidelines, for management of acute gastroenteritis in clinical practice.
Pediatricians, Internists, Hospitalists, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physicians, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Respiratory Therapists, Psychologists, Nurses and all other interested clinical care providers.
- Describe the pathogenesis, epidemiology, etiology and clinical manifestations of viral gastroenteritis.
- Implement current recommendations for management of viral gastroenteritis, including AAP guidelines, into clinical practice.
Ligio (Tony) Tavarez, M.D.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Ligio (Tony) Tavarez, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his 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.
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- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Psychology
- 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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