Physicians are invited to attend the AAP continuing medical education (CME) course, "Current Concepts in Pediatrics," Jan. 12 to Jan. 15, in Vail, Colo.

After completing the course, physicians should be able to: develop a systematic approach for assessment and stabilization of critically ill or injured children; describe the etiology, recent advances and recent therapy for precocious puberty; summarize the effects of gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia on the fetus and newborn; evaluate the newborn for intrauterine infection; distinguish the prenatal, intrapartum and postnatal etiologies of neonatal anemia; describe the indications for using antiinflammatory agents in pediatric asthma; prescribe an effective pharmacotherapeutic regimen for the child with wheezing; detect abnormalities of red reflex testing in the eyes of newborns, and recognize congenital ocular abnormalities, such as cataracts.

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