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Pediatric Care Online Webinars

June 27, 2024

Presentations from distinguished experts on important and timely topics in pediatrics.


June 2024

Updates to the 2024 Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule

Pia S. Pannaraj, MD, MPH, FAAP

In this webinar, Dr. Pannaraj reviews and discusses the latest updates to the 2024 Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule. Dr. Pannaraj also discusses the new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations and strategies for improving vaccine communication and uptake. View slide presentation

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March 2023


What Makes Kids Tic: Tourette Syndrome, Tic Disorders & Tik Tok Tics

Jessica Goldstein, MD, FAAP | Jaclyn Martindale, DO

This webinar defines the term "tics" and discusses clinical criteria, pathophysiology, and comorbidities of tic disorders, as well as diagnostic work-up and management of a child presenting with tics. View slide presentation

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February 2023


Hope on the Horizon: Emerging Therapies for SMA and DMD

Ashutosh Kumar, MBBS, FAAP

In this webinar, Dr. Kumar discusses when to suspect and how to make the diagnosis of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) and Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), as well as the natural history and treatment status of both. View slide presentation

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October 2022


Management of Hyperbilirubinemia in the Newborn Infant ≥35 Weeks’ Gestation: Overview of the 2022 Revised Guideline

Alex R. Kemper, MD, MPH, MS, FAAP | Thomas B. Newman, MD, MPH, FAAP

Dr. Kemper and Dr. Newman discuss the new 2022 AAP “Clinical Practice Guideline Revision: Management of Hyperbilirubinemia in the Newborn Infant 35 or More Weeks of Gestation” of which they are both authors. View slide presentation

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June 2022


Bridging the Gap: Practical Mental Health Interventions for Pediatric Clinicians

Rebecca Baum, MD, FAAP | Cody Hostutler, PhD | Jeff Shahidullah, PhD

In this webinar, the presenters discuss practical strategies to help pediatricians implement mental health care for their child and adolescent patients. View slide presentation

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May 2022


Seizure Rescue Medications

Rachel Gottlieb-Smith, MD, MHPE, FAAP

In this short webinar, Dr. Gottlieb-Smith describes when to prescribe and administer outpatient seizure rescue medications and compares three routes of administration: rectal, intranasal, and enteral. View slide presentation

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December 2021


Long-term Follow-up Care for Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancer Survivors

Melissa M. Hudson, MD, FAAP

Melissa M. Hudson, MD, FAAP discusses how primary care pediatricians can efficiently access resources to guide them in providing evidence-based care for survivors of pediatric cancer. View slide presentation

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Introducing the New Mental Health Clinical Support Chart

Jane Meschan Foy, MD, FAAP | Cori M. Green, MD, MS, FAAP

Dr. Foy and Dr. Green discuss care of common pediatric mental health problems within pediatric practice and use of a clinical support tool in decision-making about mental health care. View slide presentation

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September 2021


Positional Molding vs. Craniosynostosis

David Chesler, MD, PhD, FAANS, FAAP | Elias Rizk, MD, MSc, FAANS

In this webinar, Dr. Chesler and Dr. Rizk discuss positional molding and craniosynostosis, including: basic pathology underlying positional molding; treatment options for positional molding and when they should be employed; basic pathologies underlying nonsyndromic and syndromic craniosynostosis; circumstances and timing under which it is necessary and appropriate to refer for neurosurgical consultation; and treatment options for syndromic and nonsyndromic craniosynostosis and when they should be employed. View slide presentation

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April 2021


A Multidisciplinary Approach to Infants with GERD-like Symptoms: A New Paradigm

Mark Fishbein, MD, FAAP

Listen as Dr. Fishbein discusses a multidisciplinary approach to infants with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)-like symptoms. Objectives of this webinar include: understanding GERD-like symptoms in infants; distinguishing GERD-like symptoms from GER and GERD; and recognizing the symptoms of dysphagia and colic and the role of therapy to address these conditions. View slide presentation

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July 2020


Acute Kidney Injury in Children

Brian Stotter, MD, FAAP

In this webinar, Dr. Stotter discusses how to formulate a differential diagnosis for causes of acute kidney injury (AKI) based on clinical and laboratory findings, as well as how to describe the initial management of AKI and recall the indications for renal replacement therapy. View slide presentation

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Hematuria in Children

Brian Stotter, MD, FAAP

In this webinar, Dr. Stotter identifies the different causes of hematuria in children; evaluates the source of hematuria based on history, physical exam, and diagnostic studies; and distinguishes between isolated hematuria and hematuria associated with other renal and systemic manifestations that would require nephrology follow-up. View slide presentation

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Pediatric Hypertension

Brian Stotter, MD, FAAP

In this webinar, Dr. Stotter defines and confirms elevated blood pressure and hypertension in children; lists common causes of hypertension in children across different age ranges; and describes the diagnostic evaluation of a child presenting with suspected hypertension based on history and physical exam findings. View slide presentation

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May 2020


Identifying Infants and Young Children With Developmental Disorders Through Developmental Surveillance and Screening

Paul H. Lipkin, MD, FAAP | Michelle M. Macias, MD, FAAP

Listen as Dr Lipkin and Dr Macias summarize the recommended steps for effective developmental surveillance and screening, identify components of developmental surveillance, and identify AAP partner initiatives and resources available to assist with implementation of developmental screening, referral, and follow-up. View slide presentation

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April 2020


Identification, Evaluation, and Management of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Susan L. Hyman, MD, FAAP | Susan E. Levy, MD, MPH, FAAP

In this webinar, Dr. Hyman and Dr. Levy describe effective methods for screening and early identification of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in primary care; report the components of diagnostic and etiologic evaluation of children with ASD; identify evidence-based interventions for the core deficits of ASD and associated co-occurring conditions; and report strategies to engage in shared decision-making and partnership with families/caregivers of children and youth with ASD. View slide presentation

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November 2019


Introducing the NEW AAP Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents

Mark L. Wolraich, MD, FAAP | Joseph F. Hagan, Jr., MD, FAAP

In this webinar Dr Mark Wolraich and Dr Joseph Hagan, Jr. review the 2019 ADHD clinical practice guideline revision and its Key Action Statements; describe the clinical care algorithm for primary care management; and assess existing barriers to care. View slide presentation

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August 2019


Confessions of a Car Seat Junkie: What Every Pediatrician Needs to Know About Child Passenger Safety

Benjamin Hoffman, MD, FAAP, CPST-I

Listen as Dr. Hoffman discusses basic principles of child passenger safety (CPS) science (epidemiology, physics, anatomy and physiology of children, crash dynamics) and best practice recommendations for appropriate child passenger restraint); 5 ways car safety seats help prevent injury to children; and how to identify and access CPS resources, including for children with special health care needs. View slide presentation

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July 2019


Making Bright Futures Work! How Evidence, the Periodicity Schedule, and the Bright Futures Guidelines Impact Practice

Joseph F. Hagan, Jr., MD, FAAP

Learn how to use Bright Futures in practice as Dr. Hagan reviews new clinical content in the Bright Futures Guidelines and the associated Periodicity Schedule, and discusses how to use evidence to decide on content for your practice's health supervision visits and how to identify strategies, tools, and resources to maximize efficiency for health promotion and preventive services. View slide presentation

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PPE: Preparticipation Physical Evaluation

David T. Bernhardt, MD, FAAP | William O. Roberts, MD, MS, FACSM, FAAFP

In this webinar, Dr. Bernhardt and Dr. Roberts discuss how to use the 5th edition of the Preparticipation Physical Examination (PPE) in practice, including justifying student athletes needing to undergo a PPE prior to participation in sports, understanding this is more than preventing sudden death or injury or filling out a waiver form, and that the medical home and the primary care provider are the ideal environment and provider for the PPE. View slide presentation

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June 2019


AAP Infantile Hemangioma Webinar

Ilona J. Frieden, MD, FAAP FAAD | Anthony J. Mancini, MD, FAAP, FAAD

View this webinar to increase your knowledge on how to risk-stratify infantile hemangiomas, understand the natural history of hemangiomas and how this affects referral and management, and increase your awareness of treatment options for infantile hemangiomas requiring treatment. View slide presentation

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January 2019


Clinical Practice Guideline: Maintenance Intravenous Fluids in Children

Leonard G. Feld, MD, PhD, MMM, FAAP | Michael L. Moritz, MD, FAAP | Matthew D. Garber, MD, FHM, FAAP | Sahar N. Rooholamini, MD, MPH, FAAP

Drs Leonard G. Feld, Michael L. Moritz, and Matthew D. Garber, on behalf of the AAP Subcommittee on Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy, discuss the new AAP guideline "Clinical Practice Guideline: Maintenance Intravenous Fluids in Children." During this webinar, the presenters review the following topics: definitions; objective; background; methods; results; and conclusions and limitations. View slide presentation

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Guidelines for Adolescent Depression in Primary Care: Navigating the GLAD-PC Recommendations and Toolkit

Rachel A. Zuckerbrot, MD, FAAP | Nerissa S. Bauer, MD, MPH, FAAP

In this webinar, Rachel Zuckerbrot, MD, FAAP and Nerissa Bauer, MD, MPH, FAAP review the recently published Guidelines for Adolescent Depression in Primary Care (GLAD-PC): Part I. Practice Preparation, Identification, Assessment, and Initial Management and Part II. Treatment and Ongoing Management, and the GLAD-PC Toolkit. View slide presentation

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September 2018


Pediatric Headache

Robert C. Stowe, MD | Irene R. Patniyot, MD

Listen to a short review of an effective history and physical in a patient presenting with headache as described through a trainee and expert discussion. View slide presentation

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August 2018


Symptomatic Gastroesophageal Reflux in the Preterm Infant: Fantasy or Real?

Eric C. Eichenwald, MD, FAAP

Dr. Eric Eichenwald discusses symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux (GER) in the preterm infant. In this webinar. Dr. Eichenwald identifies the pathophysiology and effects of treatment of GER in the preterm infant; discusses diagnostic modalities for GER; and explains the possible causal relationship of GER and apnea of prematurity. View slide presentation

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January 2018


Working Together to Reduce Infant Sleep-Related Deaths: What You Need to Know Now

Michael Goodstein, MD, FAAP

In this webinar, Dr. Goodstein discusses sleep safety for infants and helps viewers to understand the definition of SUID and SIDS; be familiar with statistics on SIDS and accidental sleep deaths; be aware of the basic pathophysiology of SIDS; be able to engage families for education on the 2016 AAP recommendations on SIDS risk reduction and suffocation prevention; and realize the importance of safe sleep modeling and education in the hospital setting. View slide presentation

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December 2017


Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Jatinder Bhatia, MD, FAAP

Listen as Jatinder Bhatia, MD, FAAP discusses neonatal abstinence syndrome, covering definition, incidence, commonly used/abused drugs, signs and symptoms, complications, testing, and prevention and treatment. View slide presentation

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November 2017


2017 AAP Guidelines for Childhood Hypertension

Joseph T. Flynn, MD, MS, FAAP

Dr. Flynn discusses changes to the new American Academy of Pediatrics childhood hypertension guideline and how these changes will affect the management of children and adolescents with high blood pressure. View slide presentation

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September 2017


Addressing Early Childhood Emotional and Behavioral Problems in Primary Care

Mary Margaret Gleason, MD, FAAP

In this webinar, Dr. Gleason discusses the following objectives: familiarity with the prevalence of early childhood mental health concerns; recognition of screening tools and the rationale for their use; and familiarity with Common Factors approaches to early childhood mental health in primary care. View slide presentation

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March 2017


Mind-Body Therapies in Children and Youth

Hilary McClafferty, MD, FAAP | Timothy Culbert, MD, FAAP | Lawrence Rosen, MD, FAAP

Drs. McClafferty, Culbert, and Rosen, members of the AAP Section on Integrative Medicine, discuss the concept of mind-body therapies, mind-body therapies as part of an appropriate treatment plan for children with behavioral and medical issues, yoga, biofeedback, guided imagery, meditation, and hypnosis for pediatric patients, and where to get further training in mind-body therapies. View slide presentation

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December 2016


Providing Evidence-Based Medical Care to Immigrant Children

Janine Young, MD, FAAP | Julie M. Linton, MD, FAAP

Drs Janine Young and Julie Linton discuss providing evidence-based medical care to immigrant children. Specifically, they review pertinent background regarding the care of immigrant children and recommendations regarding comprehensive medical evaluation of newly arriving immigrant children, in addition to identifying strategies to integrate care of immigrant children into a family-centered medical home. View slide presentation

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November 2016


Infantile Spasms

Mary L. Zupanc, MD, FAAP

In this webinar, Dr. Mary Zupanc discusses the causes of infantile spasms and the importance of early recognition. She also explains the differences between infantile spasms and febrile seizures. View slide presentation

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August 2016


Poverty and Child Health in the United States: Strategies to Lessen the Stress

James Duffee, MD, MPH, FAAP

Describe the epidemiology of child poverty in the U.S.; trends in health disparities; connection between early childhood adversity and lifelong health; apply family-centered, trauma-informed care elements; screen for social determinants of health; and identify strategies for prevention and early intervention. View slide presentation

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July 2016


Rescue Medication and Seizure Emergency Planning in Education Settings

Sarah Doerrer, CPNP

Learn about seizure emergency and school action plans, medications and considerations, IEP and 504 plans, and community resources to help parents with medical care in their child's school. View slide presentation

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June 2016


Brief Resolved Unexplained Events

Joel S. Tieder, MD, MPH, FAAP

Learn historical framework and epidemiology, ALTE vs. BRUE terminology, event characterization, risk stratification, new recommendations, and tools to implement practice change. View slide presentation

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December 2015


High-Risk Newborns and Nutrition

Jatinder Bhatia, MD, FAAP

Understand global incidence and long-term consequences of prematurity and the associate morbidity and mortality; as well as the rationale for aggressive early and sustained nutritional goals and choice of feeding in the hospital and post-discharge. View slide presentation

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July 2015


Care of Infants with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

Jatinder Bhatia, MD, FAAP

This webinar defines bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), lists the risk factors, identifies current strategies to prevent and manage BPD, and discusses the implications for practicing pediatricians. View slide presentation

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January 2015


Evaluating Failure to Thrive: A Growing Body of Evidence

Joyee G. Vachani, MD, M.Ed | Maria R. Mascarenhas, MBBS

Apply evidence in the literature on Failure to Thrive (FTT) patients on admission criteria, growth assessment, utilization of laboratory data, and discharge criteria; discuss quality metrics, including cost data, to provide improvement opportunities for the hospitalist; and integrate a systematic approach to the differential diagnosis and management algorithm for FTT into practice. View slide presentation

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December 2014


Quality Improvement Charts

Sanjay Mahant, MD, FRCPC, MSc

Understand the basic anatomy of charts used in quality improvement (QI), specifically run charts and process control charts, as well as some of the basics to interpreting QI charts. View slide presentation

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August 2014


Medical Management of the Pediatric Spinal Fusion Patient

Erin Shaughnessy, MD, FAAP

This webinar explains the role of the pediatric hospitalist in co-managing spinal fusion patients; describes three common medical complications following spinal fusion surgery; and discusses two approaches to prevent respiratory and gastrointestinal complications in the postoperative period. View slide presentation

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May 2014


ACL Injuries: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

Cynthia R. LaBella, MD, FAAP | William Hennrikus, MD, FAAP | Timothy E. Hewett, PhD, FACSM

Discusses epidemiology, injury mechanisms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of ACL injuries. View slide presentation

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December 2013


Returning to Learning Following a Concussion

Mark Halstead, MD, FAAP | Cynthia Di Laura Devore, MD, FAAP | Karen McAvoy, PsyD

Understand background, signs/symptoms of concussion, Return to Learning Team Concept, strategies, readiness assessment, and assistance with prolonged symptoms

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July 2013


Diagnosis and Management of Acute Bacterial Sinusitis in Children: 2013 Guideline from the AAP

Ellen R. Wald, MD, FAAP

Understand updates from 2001 guideline; including worsening course, effectiveness of antibiotics, observation, and diagnosis without imaging

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March 2013


AAP Clinical Practice Guideline: Management of Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Children and Adolescents

Janet Silverstein, MD | Kenneth C. Copeland, MD

Case–based exploration of diagnosis, treatment, and management clinical practice guidelines.

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November 2012


Sport–Related Concussions in Children and Adolescents: What You Need to Know

Mark Halstead, MD, FAAP

Understand epidemiology, in–office evaluation, the role of computerized neurocognitive assessment, and appropriate return to play protocols

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May 2012


Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Youth: What’s New and What’s True

Francine Ratner Kaufman, MD, FAAP

Learn genetic and environmental contributions to diabetes, prevention strategies, new treatment options, and challenges

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March 2012


New National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Expert Panel Guidelines for Cardiovascular Health and Risk Reduction in Childhood

Rae-Ellen W. Kavey, MD, MPH, FAAP

Discuss the evidence base and review process behind the 2011 guidelines, new evidence-based dietary recommendations for cardiovascular health, lipid screening and management, and risk factor-specific information

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March 2011


Fever and Antipyretic Use in Children

Janice E. Sullivan, MD

Reviews the primary concerns regarding fever and the treatment goals for a febrile child, as well as discusses the parental educational opportunities regarding fever, illness, and medication practices.

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