Pediatric Symposium, 17th Annual

Miami, FL US
September 22, 2018

The pediatric practitioner has the special and important responsibility to diagnose and manage patients with a multitude of ailments, injuries and diseases. This symposium will provide practical, evidence-based strategies to strengthen healthcare competencies. Expert faculty will explain recent advances in diagnosis, management and treatment and address compelling issues as they relate to adolescent violence, respiratory diseases, leukemia, hypertension and more. There will be ample opportunity for Q&A with the faculty during the panel discussions.
Please join us at the 17th Annual Pediatric Symposium: A Multispecialty Approach to Pediatric Care.

Complete details at MiamiPediatrics.BaptistHealth.net

Target Audience

Pediatricians, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeons, Pediatric Neurologists, Neonatologists, Infectious Disease Pediatricians, Pediatric Endocrinologists, Pediatric Pulmonologists, ED Physicians, Family Physicians, General Internists, Pediatric Plastic Surgeons, Psychologists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Pharmacists, Radiation Technologists and other interested healthcare practitioners.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Utilize appropriate diagnostic strategies to identify symptoms of conditions that most commonly cause dysphagia.
  • Recognize the broad spectrum of the differential diagnosis.
  • Determine the appropriate time to refer to a specialist.
  • Utilize interprofessional and interdisciplinary teams to diagnose and treat patients with dysphagia.
  • Identify long-term effects of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) treatment, and follow protocols to minimize acute and late toxicities.
  • Advise patients and family members on current treatment of ALL, taking into consideration the efficacy and toxicity management of current protocols.
  • Describe current survivorship statistics in pediatric ALL by utilizing the response and relapse criteria.
  • Describe the historical context of adolescence as a developmental period.
  • Integrate brain development patterns into screening methodology.
  • Utilize brief screening methods for anxiety and depression in adolescents.
  • Recognize the role of parents and society in creating the environment for violence.
  • Describe the various factors contributing to youth violence and how these elements are creating a public health crisis among the youth in our communities.
  • Recognize the role a youth’s backstory plays in the development of effective urban youth conflict resolution.
  • Apply recommendations and suggestions to prevent or mitigate youth violence and the public health issues it presents.
  • Utilize the American Academy of Pediatrics’ new pediatric hypertension clinical practice guidelines to identify and address patients presenting with this chronic disease.
  • Recognize the appropriate time to refer the pediatric patient with hypertension to a pediatric nephrologist.
  • Describe clinical situations when a restricted diet for a food allergy is indicated.
  • Describe the various types of vegetarian diets and identify the nutritional considerations associated with each.  
  • Work in interdisciplinary teams to provide optimal patient care to patients with special dietary needs.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.50 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 6.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 6.50 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 6.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 6.50 Florida Board of Psychology
  • 6.50 Florida Bureau of Radiation Control
  • 6.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 6.50 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 6.50 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
03/06/2018
Course expires: 
10/26/2018
Event starts: 
09/22/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
09/22/2018 - 3:45pm
Rating: 
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South Miami Hospital
6200 SW 73 St
Victor E. Clarke Auditorium
Miami, FL 33143
United States

Francisco Medina, M.D., FAAP
Symposium Director
Medical Director, Pediatric Emergency Department
Homestead Hospital
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Specialist
Baptist Children’s Hospital
Miami, Florida

Francisco Medina, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies.

Barry M. Crown, Ph.D.
Neuropsychologist, Baptist, South Miami and Homestead Hospitals
Chair, Medical Education Executive Committee
Clinical Faculty, Florida State University College of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Barry M. Crown, Ph.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.

Doured Daghistani, M.D.
Medical Director
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Miami Cancer Institute

Doured Daghistani, 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.

Oscar Loret De Mola, M.D.
Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Baptist Hospital of Miami
Miami, Florida

Pending Disclosure Statement

Kunjana Mavunda, M.D., MPH, DTM&H
Pediatric Pulmonologist
Baptist, South Miami and Homestead Hospitals
Miami, Florida

Pending Disclosure Statement

Shirley Plantin, EJD
Chief Executive Consultant
U-Turn Youth Consulting
Aventura, Florida

Pending Disclosure Statement

Mariselis Rosa-Sanchez, M.D.
Pediatric Nephrologist
Baptist, South Miami and Homestead Hospitals
Miami, Florida

Mariselis Rosa-Sanchez, 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 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 6.5 credit hours by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Florida Board of Psychology (6.5 credits) and the Florida Council of Physician Assistants. CE Broker #20-625101.

This activity has also been approved for 6.5 credits for Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Respiratory Therapists and Pharmacists. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) accepts CEs accredited by the ACCME.  Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCB for further guidelines.

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Available Credit

  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.50 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 6.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 6.50 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 6.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 6.50 Florida Board of Psychology
  • 6.50 Florida Bureau of Radiation Control
  • 6.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 6.50 Florida Board of Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Mental Health Counselors
  • 6.50 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/06/2018
Course expires: 
10/26/2018
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