Pediatrics 2012 at Williamsburg

Conference Location
Williamsburg Lodge
310 South England Street
Williamsburg, Virginia 23185

September 14-16, 2012

Earn up to 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Earn 12.08 Contact Hours for Nurses

Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters and the Department of Pediatrics of Eastern Virginia Medical School present Pediatrics 2012, a program of continuing medical education.

A CME conference combined with the annual meeting of the Virginia Chapter, AAP.

Sponsored by:
Sponsored by Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters

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Pre-registration is now open.

Through participation in this conference,participants will be able to:

  • Update your knowledge and skills by reviewing state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment in general and subspecialty pediatrics, including Psychiatry, Behavioral Pediatrics, Dermatology, ENT, and Allergy & Immunology.
  • Enhance your ability to diagnose and manage complex or difficult clinical cases in the above areas of Pediatrics.
  • Provide a forum for informal learning and discussion in plenary and small group settings through interactions with colleagues and experts.

Also, the conference will provide participants with the ability to:

  • Review the pathophysiology of defiant and dysfunctional behavior and discuss the role of the Basal Ganglia and Frontal Lobe in childhood behavior.
  • Review the management and clinical approach to Disruptive Behavior.
  • Utilize a process which identifies the vital information needed to provide parents with evidence-based training to modify childhood behavior.
  • Relate the development of dysfunctional behavior to the family environment and apply evidence-based parent training to the management of defiant and dysfunctional behavior.
  • Review and discuss the clinical presentation and management of hemangiomas.
  • Discuss complications of body piercings and tattoos and how they might be managed.
  • Discuss topical therapy for the management of dermatologic conditions.
  • Recall the value of tympanostomy tubes in children and when they are prescribed.
  • Discuss the diagnostic approach and management of children with Asthma, food allergies, eosinophilic esophagitis, and recurrent infections.
  • Recall the answers to questions dealing with general and subspecialty pediatrics.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for pediatric physicians, primary care physicians, subspecialty physicians, nurse practitioners, residents, fellows and other health care professionals.

Continuing Medical Education Credit

Continuing Medical Education Credit Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters is accredited by the Medical Society of Virginia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education Credit

Continuing Nursing Education Credit CE’s provided by CHKD. CHKD is an approved provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the VNA. The VNA is an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Special Services

CHKD is sensitive to the needs of participants. Please indicate any special dietary needs or physical challenges on your registration form.

Program Manager

Rosalind K. Whitaker, BA
Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters
601 Children’s Lane
Norfolk, VA 23507
(757) 668-8942 (office)
(757) 668-7122 (fax)
E-mail Rosalind.Whitaker@chkd.org for more information.