16 ACPE Credits
16.0 Contact Hours
COURSE FEES$995 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Pharmacists, & Dentists
$750 for Physician Assistants
$750 for Nurse Practitioners
$595 for Nurses, Students & Others
To educate the attendees in many of the common gastroenterological issues faced by the primary care providers for children.
The purpose of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases lectures is to present a clinical approach to the diagnosis and management of common pediatric infections. The desired outcome is to provide primary care practitioners an evidence-based approach and an update on the latest available guidelines to help them diagnose and manage common outpatient and inpatient neonatal and pediatric infections.
- Uncommon causes of abdominal pain that are now common
- The participant will be able to differentiate the various pancreobiliary causes of chronic abdominal pain
- Show and Tell
- The participant will identify various non-GI symptoms or signs, associated with GI diseases.
- Swallowing problems in children
- The participant will learn to cite the various common and some uncommon causes of dysphagia
- Celiac disease
- Participants will be able to differentiate signs and symptoms of one of the most common pediatric gastrointestinal problems
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease In Children
- Determine the major issues affecting children with one of the most common chronic diseases in children.
- I'm Backed up and I Can't Get It Out!
- List the common causes and treatments of constipation in children
- Stop the Running! Diarrhea and It's Ins and Outs.
- Summarize the common causes and treatments of diarrhea in children
- Group A Streptococcal (GAS) Infections
- Differentiate between the suppurative and non-suppurative complications for GAS infections
- Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy for Common Outpatient Infections
- Describe the therapeutic options for management of common pediatric infections.
- Management of Common Eye Infections in Children
- List the etiologies of conjunctivitis in the newborn period and beyond.
- Describe the clinical presentation and management of the child with periorbital and orbital infection.
- Vaccine-Preventable Infections
- Describe the epidemiology and clinical manifestations of vaccine-preventable infections
- Neonatal Infections: Herpes simplex virus (HSV) and cytomegalovirus (CMV)
- Summarize the epidemiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and management of HSV and CMV infections in the newborn.
- Management of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
- Differentiate the common etiologies of skin and soft tissue infections in children.
- Fever of Unknown Origin (FUO) in Pediatrics
- Differentiate among the most common cause of FUO in the pediatric population.
Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.