Seeking to combine live continuing medical education with a long weekend getaway? Spend Memorial Day weekend in Seattle or South Carolina for a range of topics that address solutions to everyday problems in practice. Both events are held May 27-29.
The Grand Hyatt hosts the Seattle Practical Pediatrics course. Highlights include:
- “Scratching the Surface of Topical Eczema Treatment” and “Mountains and Molehills: Important Lumps and Bumps in Children,” with Albert C. Yan, M.D., FAAD, FAAP;
- “Spinal Deformity in Children and Adolescents: Screening and When to Refer” and “Ankle Injuries in Children and Adolescents,” with Brian Anthony Shaw, M.D., FAAOS, FAAP;
- “Long Acting Reversible Contraception for Adolescents” and “Mood and Anxiety Disorders in Adolescents,” with Cynthia M. Holland-Hall, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP;
- “Anaphylaxis: Recognition, Treatment and Prevention” and “What Determines Asthma Control?” with John M. Kelso, M.D., FAAP;
- “Child Abuse and Neglect: What the Primary Care Provider Needs to Know,” with Kenneth W. Feldman, M.D., FAAP;
- “Periodic Fevers, Recurrent Fevers, Evaluation of the Febrile Child” and “Tick-borne Diseases,” with Morven S. Edwards, M.D., FAAP; and
- “Type 2 Diabetes in Adolescents: Diagnosis and Management” and “Thyroid Disorders in Infants, Children and Adolescents,” with Robert P. Schwartz, M.D., FAAP.
Explore the Atlantic side at Practical Pediatrics hosted at the Marriott Resort and Spa in Hilton Head. Highlights include:
- “Toxic Stress and the Developing Child” and “A Case of Delay for Everyday,” with Alison D. Schonwald, M.D., FAAP;
- “Transsexual Youth: Treatment Options Before Adulthood” and “Lipid Disorders in Children: Etiology and Treatment,” with Charlotte M. Boney, M.D., FAAP;
- “Evaluation and Management of the Snoring Child: What Testing Should Be Done and When Is Treatment Indicated?” and “Office-based Lung Function Assessment: Focuses on Spirometer, Pulse Oximetry, Peak Flow Use and Office-based Exercise Testing,” with Gerald M. Loughlin, M.D., FAAP;
- “Eosinophilic Esophagitis: A Difficult Diagnosis to Swallow” and “Constipation and Encopresis: The Quickstep Verses the Poopy Dance,” with Jonathan E. Teitelbaum, M.D., AGAF, FAAP;
- “Diagnosing Food Allergies” and “I’m Not Making This Up!: Unusual Allergy/Immunology Conditions You’ve Never Heard Of,” with Ronald M. Ferdman, M.D., M.Ed., FAAP; and
- “Trends in Gastrointestinal Infections” and “Child With Recurrent or Too Many Infections,” with William V. Raszka Jr., M.D., FAAP.
Participants can earn up to 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 credits. Register for either course by April 29 for early bird rates.