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 including Kawasaki disease, precocious puberty, gender identity, palliative care, evaluation of the dysmorphic child and global health opportunities. 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
- Describe the diagnostic criteria for Kawasaki Disease
- Discuss clinical conditions in the differential diagnosis of a patient presenting with possible Kawasaki Disease
- Discuss the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of Kawasaki 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
- Illustrate current research initiatives and projects in pediatrics
- Define pediatric palliative care (PPC) as a set of tasks with impact
- Identify predictable opportunities for palliative care intervention
- Describe when and how to utilize a subspecialty palliative care team
- Evaluate myths and assumptions about PPC
- Review the differences between malformation, D formation and Disruption
- Review clinical presentation of Trisomy 21, Trisomy 18 and Trisomy 13
- Review physical features of other common syndromes
- List opportunities in pediatric global health
- Describe the impact of global health work on local communities and providers
- Describe roles and responsibilities of providers when participating in global health work
Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits
Erin Loucks, MD, FAAP
Marsha Anderson, MD
Bracha Goldsweig, MD
Break and Visit Exhibits
N. Jean Amoura, MD, MSc
Ask-the-Experts Q&A Panel
N. Jean Amoura, MD
Bracha Goldsweig, MD
Sharon Stoolman, MD
Lunch and Visit Exhibits
Meaghann Weaver, MD, MPH, FAAP
Break and Visit Exhibits
The Evaluation of the Dysmorphic Child
Terry Zach, MD
Pediatric Global Health Involvement and Opportunities
David Levy, MD
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.
Refund less $25.00 if cancelling by Monday, February 25, 2019.
No refund after Monday, February 25, 2019.
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 that have been presented at other conferences within the past year or those you plan to present at future conferences in the next year may be submitted.
Poster abstracts are limited to 300 words and should include:
- name/credentials of presenter(s)
- design (if appropriate)
- implications for practice
Poster abstracts should be submitted by the author via the online form submission by February 1, 2019, for peer review. Acceptance of poster abstracts for presentation will be sent via email by February 10, 2019.
To submit your poster, click on the link titled Abstract Submission.