June 2-3, 2016
University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital - Wilf Family Center
University of Minnesota Medical School
Department of Pediatrics
University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital
EDUCATIONAL CONSULTING PROVIDED BY
Office of Continuing Professional Development
University of Minnesota Medical School
John S. Andrews, MD
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Advances in the understanding of pediatric health and diseases are occurring rapidly. To help ensure the ability of healthcare providers to deliver quality care to patients, it is essential that they take time to focus on such developments. This 2-day conference offers participants an opportunity to learn about advances and innovations for many of the key pediatric issues practitioners face today.
This conference is ideal for all pediatricians and primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, hospital and clinic nurses, and others who are involved in the care and treatment of pediatric patients.
Following completion of this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Understand the role of laboratory testing in the evaluation of allergic conditions
- Apply the most current standards to the diagnosis and treatment of Kawasaki disease
- Gain confidence in managing cases that may represent child abuse
- Describe the role of imaging and surgical intervention in the management of plagiocephaly
- Limit the effect of cognitive biases as a source of diagnostic error
- Newborn Medicine
- Child Abuse
- Innovative Models of Healthcare Delivery
- 33nd Annual Lewis W. Wannamaker Memorial Lecture: Marian Melish, MD, University of Hawaii
- Max Seham Lecture on Social Pediatrics: Michael Resnick, PhD
- Julia Berg Memorial Lecture on Adolescent Mental Health: Andrew Olson, MD
- Thompson-Tobin Lecture: Megan Gunnar, PhD
The preliminary agenda (PDF) is available. The final agenda will be available approximately one week prior to the course.
The University of Minnesota is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
American Medical Association (AMA) Credit Designation Statement
The University of Minnesota designates this live activity for 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
This continuing medical education activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for a maximum of 16.00 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Other Health Care Professionals
Health care professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit their Statements of Participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.>
Parking is available in the nearby yellow and red parking ramps. Parking fees apply.
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Register by April 6, 2016 to take advantage of our Early Registration Discount! (Published fees reflect discount.)
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Registration fees include continental breakfast, lunch, morning/afternoon breaks and conference workbook.
HOW TO REGISTER
You may choose one of the following methods to register for this conference:
Register online with Visa, MasterCard, or American Express by selecting "Add to Cart" in the section on the right side of this page. In order to protect your credit card information, the Office of Continuing Professional Development (OCPD) does not accept credit card payments by phone, fax, mail, in person, or on-site.
Mail your check (payable to the Regents of the University of Minnesota) with the registration form to: Office of Continuing Professional Development, University of Minnesota Medical School, MMC 293, Mayo Memorial Building Room G-254, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455.
On-site registrants may pay by check or cash. Credit cards cannot be accepted on site.
Special needs such as dietary restrictions, lactation room, etc. should be indicated in advance; requests cannot always be honored on site.
Note: Participants are not considered registered until registrant information and payment have been received by our office.
PDFs of presentations authorized for distribution will be available online approximately one week prior to the conference. An email will be sent to registered participants with directions to access the PDFs when they become available.
In the event you need to cancel your registration, the registration fee, less a $50 administrative fee, will be refunded if you notify us by 4:30 p.m. Central Time on May 20, 2016. No refunds will be made after this date.
If you have any questions, please contact our office by telephone at 612-626-7600 or 1-800-776-8636, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.