Pediatrics is an ever-changing field requiring continual educational updates to best care for the pediatric population. The Stephen A. Chartrand, MD Memorial 2019 Practical Pediatrics Conference involves updates in several areas of care. Conference attendees will learn best practice approaches to pediatric care.
Erin A. Loucks, MD, FAAP
Harold A. Kaftan, MD, FAAP
A Regional Conference Designed For
Pediatricians, Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Social Workers, Mental Health Providers, Behavioral Therapists, Fellows, Residents, Students, and Other Interested Health Care Providers
Jointly Provided By
Creighton University School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Creighton University Office of Continuing Education
- Discuss Kawasaki disease and clinical manifestations and differential diagnosis and management of the disease
- Define precocious puberty in boys and girls
- Distinguish between precocious puberty and normal variants of pubertal development such as premature adrenarche
- Discuss initiating a work-up for precocious puberty
- Describe gender identity and sexual orientation process
- Discuss the advantages of a team approach to patient care, especially for the terminal patient
- Improve knowledge of palliative care and symptom management
- Illustrate current research initiatives and projects in pediatrics
- Describe initial evaluation of a baby born with dysmorphic features anomalies or birth defects
- Explore pediatric-oriented global health volunteer opportunities
- Identify local community-based charitable organizations and volunteer opportunities
Registration and Visit Exhibits
Erin Loucks, MD
Marcia Anderson, MD
Bracha Goldsweig, MD
Break and Visit Exhibits
N. Jean Amoura, MD, MSc
Meaghann Weaver, MD, MPH
Lunch and Visit Exhibits
Break and Visit Exhibits
The Evaluation of the Dysmorphic Child
Terry Zach, MD
David Levy, DMD
Closing Remarks, Evaluation and Adjournment
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 6.75 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE). The 22nd Annual Practical Pediatrics: 2019 Update is accredited for 6.75 hour(s) for completion of all CE Sessions on March 1, 2019. The 22nd Annual Practical Pediatrics: 2019 Update is a knowledge-based activity.
This Live activity, 22nd Annual Practical Pediatrics: 2019 Update, with a beginning date of 03/01/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to –.– Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In support of improving patient care, Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists: $150
Nurses, Social Workers, Mental Health Providers, Behavioral Therapists, Other Interested Health Care Providers: $85
Fellows, Residents and Students: $50
Remote Video Conferencing Registration Fee: $45
Remote Video Conferencing
The 22nd Annual Practical Pediatrics: 2019 Update will be available via remote video conferencing for those areas located 100 miles outside the city of Omaha, Nebraska. This is a web-based conferencing system and can be viewed on most electronic devices individually or as a group. Each video conferencing participant will be assessed a registration fee. This fee applies to each video conferencing participant regardless of the number of attendees at each site and the profession of each participant.
Individuals that have registered to attend the conference via remote video conferencing will receive an Outlook meeting invite a week prior to the date of the conference. This invite will include the link and access code to view the conference along with directions on using the system.
Call for Poster Abstracts
The Program Committee is seeking to complement a dynamic symposium with topics related to innovative research, education, case studies or health promotion focusing on improving pediatric care. Posters may have been presented at other conferences within the past year or planned to be presented at future conferences in the next year.
Poster Abstracts are limited to 300 words and should include the following:
• Name/Credentials of Presenter(s)
• Design (if appropriate)
• Implications for Practice
Abstract submission will open at a later date.