Pediatrics is an ever-changing field requiring continual educational updates to best care for the pediatric population. The Stephen A. Chartrand, MD Memorial 2020 Practical Pediatrics Conference involves updates in several areas of 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
Creighton University School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics Creighton University Office of Continuing Education Purpose
This conference will provide attendees with a review of recent advances and new developments in the field of pediatrics.
Examine adolescents for STIs according to national guidelines
Locate up-to-date treatment recommendations for STIs
Explain and recommend the HPV vaccine using the most effective language
Review an appropriate eye exam on children
Differentiate normal from abnormal eye findings
Recognize the clinical characteristics of conditions requiring referral
Identify common overuse injuries in children and adolescents
Review first line treatments for overuse injuries
Discuss current recommendations regarding sports specialization in youth athletes
Identify how screens effect sleep
Discuss the latest research linking depression and social media use
Report AAP guidelines for screen use in pediatric population
Illustrate current research initiatives and projects in pediatrics
Apply skills to assist mothers with babies in the NICU or NICU graduates with breast feeding
Associate parent teaching about benefits of the use of breast milk in the pre term population
Review how feeding is different in NICU population and understand their special challenges
Review common causes of abdominal pain in pediatric patients
Describe the evaluation of a patient with abdominal pain
Identify various lab testing and treatment options
7 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits
7:30 a.m. Welcome and Program Overview Erin A. Loucks, MD, FAAP
7:45 a.m. Keynote: Sexually Transmitted Infections in Adolescents Cynthia M. Holland-Hall, MD, MPH
8:45 a.m. Common Pediatric Eye Problems Sebastian J. Troia, MD
9:45 a.m. Break, Visit Exhibits, and View Posters
10 a.m. Overuse Sports Injuries in Youth Athletes Natalie C. Ronshaugen, MD, FAAP
11 a.m. The Effect of Screens and Social Media on Children Marie M. Belin, MD
11:45 a.m. Lunch and Visit Exhibits
12:30 p.m. Poster Session
1 p.m. Ask the Experts Panel Sharon Stoolman, MD Meera Varman, MD
2 p.m. Break and Visit Exhibits
2:15 p.m. Feeding the Premature Infant… It’s no “micro problem” Brenda K. Gamerl, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC Sharon Detten, RN, BSN, IBCLC
3 p.m. Abdominal Pain Ojasvini Choudhry Chandan, MD
3:45 p.m. Closing Remarks, Evaluation and Adjournment Education Credit
Category 1 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.
Nurse CE 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.
AAFP This Live activity, 23rd Annual Practical Pediatrics: 2020 Update, with a beginning date of 02/28/2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6.75 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 jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Registration
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 23rd Annual Practical Pediatrics: 2020 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 email with a link to join the conference.
Continuing education and professional development courses may be cancelled by the attendee in writing up to 7 days before the course begins for a full refund, less a $25 processing fee. No refund will be given 7 days prior to the course. Some courses are not eligible for a refund; these exceptions are noted in specific course descriptions. If a course is cancelled by the University for non-weather related issues, the student will be notified and a full refund will be processed. In the event of a weather related closure, the course will be rescheduled.
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 January 15, 2020 for peer review. Acceptance of poster abstracts for presentation will be sent via email by January 31, 2020.
To submit your poster, click on the link titled