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Pediatric Evening Lecture Series
2017-2018

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Pediatric Evening Lecture Series
Connecticut Children's Medical Center is accredited by the Connecticut State Medical Society to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.
The Office of Continuing Medical Education plans evidence-based CME activities that enhance physician competence and performance, improve patient outcomes, and better equip physicians to practice in a changing healthcare environment.


The Pond House Café
1555 Asylum Ave.
West Hartford, CT

Buffet Dinner Included     Cost is $65 for each lecture;  $220 for all four

Schedule                                                        Expanded Program***

5:30-6:30 Registration                               5:30-6:30  Registration                                                        
6:00-7:00 Buffet Dinner                              6:00-7:00  Buffet dinner
6:30-7:30 Lecture                                        6:30-8:00  Lecture
7:30-8:00 Q & A                                            8:00-8:30 Q & A
 


** September 26, 2017
What's New in the Evaluation of Newborn Hearing Loss
Christopher Grindle, MD - Attending, Otolaryngologist, Connecticut Children's Medical Center; Professor, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

The Good, the Bad, and The Ugly: Beyond Otitis Media
Schott Schoem, MD - Division Head, Otolaryngology, Connecticut Children's Medical Center; Professor, University of Connecticut School of Medicine


November 2, 2017  
Beyond the NICU: Grow and Nutrition of Ex-Preterm Infants
 Shabnam Lainwala, MD -  
Attending Neonatologist, Connecticut Children's  Medical Center; Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

February 22, 2018 
Nephrology Update for the Primary Care Practitioners

Cynthia Silva, MD - Division Head, Nephrology, Connecticut Children's Medical Center


** April 5, 2018
Sleep Disorders

Craig Schramm, MD - Division Head, Pulmonology, Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Jay D. Kenkare, MD - Medical Director, Sleep Center Medicine Program, Division of  Pulmonology,  Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Lynelle Schneeberg, PsyD- Sleep Psychologist, Division of Pulmonology, Connecticut Children's Medical Center

Objectives:
1)  List the methods for newborn screening and follow-up evaluation and management for infants with hearing Loss
2)  Describe the evaluation and treatment of a febrile UTI in infant and children 2-24 months 
3)  Identify the two main types of behavioral insomnia of childhood and be familiar with the typical treatment.



Introduction
Through the Pediatric Evening Lecture Series, the Department of Continuing Medical Education offers educational programs dealing with a wide spectrum of medical topics of interest in the medical community.
 

Needs
Topic selection is based on needs identified through admissions and referral patterns, revised standards of care from specialty organizations, licensing and certification criteria, input from Connecticut Children's Medical Center sub-specialists, and feedback from the practicing community. The Office of Continuing Medical Education plans evidence-based CME activities that enhance physician competence and performance, improve patient outcomes, and better equip physicians to practice in a changing healthcare environment. The Pediatric Evening Lecture Series strives to present a practical and evidence-based approach to common pediatric topics that impact primary care practitioners.
 

Target Audience
This activity is designed for pediatricians, family practitioners, pediatric advanced-practice nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Registered nurses, school nurses, and school social workers may also find the information valuable.
 

Format
Lecture, discussion, panel discussion, Q&A
 

Accreditation
These activities have been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) by Connecticut Children's Medical Center. Connecticut Children's Medical Center designates the Pediatric Evening Lecture Series for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

 
Conflict of Interest Policy
All faculty members participating in CME activities sponsored by Connecticut Children's Medical Center are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any conflicts of interest and to share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.  These CME activities have no commerical support associated with them.

The planners, activity director and Drs. Grindle, Schoem, Lainwala, Silva, Schramm, Kenkare and Schneeberg do not have a financial interest, arrangement, or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of their presentations.

Drs. Grindle, Schoem, Lainwala, Silva, Schramm, Kenkare and Scheenberg will not be discussing the use of any off-label products.
 
There is no commercial support associated with this program. 

For more information contact Diane Mouradjian at 860.837.6264 or Dmouradjian@connecticutchildrens.org

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