Wednesday, August 2 - Saturday, August 5, 2017 | Myrtle Beach, SC
Child and Adolescent Health Live Course
Register by June 28 to Save $100.
Child and Adolescent Health offers everything you need to stay current in your practice. Learn the latest information on the skills you use every day in sessions, such as Celiac Disease, Autism, nutritional supplements, skin rashes, and more.
Approved for up to 25 AAFP Prescribed credits; 25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Credits include clinical procedural workshops. View CME credit statement »
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Improve adherence to evidence-based clinical guidelines in practice.
- Synthesize appropriate diagnosis and treatment plan for common pediatric conditions in both the outpatient and inpatient setting.
- Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with the patient and the patient’s caregiver to ensure that diagnosis and treatment recommendations are understood.
- Recognize when to refer to or consult with other specialists to provide optimal patient care.
Attend Child and Adolescent Health
Wednesday, August 2 - Saturday, August 5, 2017
Myrtle Beach, SC
Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION DISCOUNT AVAILABLE THROUGH JUNE 28, 2017.
Early Bird $795
Early Bird $745
Student or Resident
Early Bird $545
Early Bird $795
Early Bird $1,095
Note: Topics are subject to change.
- Autism Spectrum Disorders: Screening & Management
- Case Study: Celiac Disease - Diagnosis & Management
- Childhood Obesity
- Concussion & Return to Play Guidelines
- Contraception Management
- Failure to Thrive
- Food Allergies & Sensitivities
- Infantile Colic
- Lipid Disorders in Children
- New Drugs of Abuse
- Nutrition Supplements & CAM Therapies
- Pediatric Asthma
- Pediatric Emergencies
- Pediatric Heart Murmurs
- Pediatric Hypertension
- Pediatric Immunizations
- Pediatric Urinary Tract Infections
- Skin Rashes in Children
- Sports Pre-participation Screening
- Top 10 New Things I’ve Learned
- Type 2 Diabetes in Children
Download the complete schedule(133 KB PDF), which includes session times, topics, and faculty.
|Wednesday, August 2, 2017|
|Wednesday, August 2, 2017 : 7:00 - 7:30 a.m.||Registration / Breakfast Provided|
|Wednesday, August 2, 2017 : 7:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Wednesday, August 2, 2017 : 12:15 - 1:45 p.m.||Lunch on Your Own|
|Wednesday, August 2, 2017 : 1:45 - 4:45 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Thursday, August 3, 2017|
|Thursday, August 3, 2017 : 7:00 - 7:55 a.m.||Breakfast Provided|
|Thursday, August 3, 2017 : 7:55 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Thursday, August 3, 2017 : 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.||Lunch on Your Own|
|Thursday, August 3, 2017 : 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.||Clinical Procedural Workshops*|
|Friday, August 4, 2017|
|Friday, August 4, 2017 : 7:00 - 7:55 a.m.||Breakfast Provided|
|Friday, August 4, 2017 : 7:55 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Friday, August 4, 2017 : 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.||Lunch on Your Own|
|Friday, August 4, 2017 : 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.||Clinical Procedural Workshops*|
|Saturday, August 5, 2017|
|Saturday, August 5, 2017 : 7:00 - 7:55 a.m.||Breakfast Provided|
|Saturday, August 5, 2017 : 7:55 - 11:45 a.m.||General Sessions|
|Saturday, August 5, 2017 : 11:45 a.m.||Course Adjourn|
*Separate registration and fee required.
Note: Times are subject to change.
How to Add Clinical Procedural Workshops
Separate registration and fee required to attend a clinical procedural workshop. Seats are limited and are only available to course registrants. Select a workshop during online registration.
If you have already registered for the course, please call AAFP at (800) 274-2237 to register for a clinical procedural workshop.
(#101) Thursday, August 3, 2017, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. or
(#103) Friday, August 4, 2017, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
- Identify the key components of the definition, spirit, and focus of motivational interviewing.
- Describe the skills used to facilitate behavior change through conversation.
- Utilize one strategy for enhancing motivation with patients.
- Role play with other participants to practice techniques discussed.
Splinting and Casting
(#102) Thursday, August 3, 2017, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. or
(#104) Friday, August 4, 2017, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
- Compare splinting vs casting and identify common conditions treated with appropriate splints and casts
- Demonstrate effective application of common splints and casts
- Describe proper patient education for cast and splint care
Peter J. Ziemkowski, MD, FAAFP, Chair, Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Craig Barstow, MD, FAAFP, RGPHM, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine, Uniform Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD; Program Director, Hospital Medicine Fellowship Program; Department of Family Medicine, Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, NC
Robin K. Blitz, MD, FAAFP, Associate Professor, University of Arizona-College of Medicine, Department of Child Health Director and Section Chief, Developmental Pediatrics, Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona
Carrie A Jaworski, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, Director, Division of Primary Care Sports Medicine; Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, NOI/NorthShore University Health System-Orthopedics, Glenview, Illinois
Lauren Oshman, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Clinical Assistant Professor, Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Chicago
Melissa Roberts, MD, FAAP, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Physician; Assistant Program Director, Womack Army Family Medicine Residency, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
J. Daniel Phillips, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences; Hospitalist Fellow, Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Brian Shahan, MD, MAJ, US Army, Hospitalist Fellow, Department of Family Medicine, Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Mark E. Shaffer, MD, FAAFP, Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Medical Director, John A. Martin Primary Health Care Center, Winnsboro, South Carolina
Paul D. Simmons, MD, FAAFP, Faculty Physician, St. Mary’s Family Medicine Residency Program, Grand Junction, Colorado
Kelly Sinclair, MD, FAAFP, FACEP, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency and Urgent Care Services, Section on Child Abuse and Neglect, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri
Registration includes online access to the syllabus and other on-site resources one week before the course. A hard copy of the syllabus may be purchased for $60 when registering for the course. A limited number of syllabuses will be available for purchase on site. Additional information will be provided by email after you register.
The following hotel is available for accommodations during this course. Contact the hotel to make arrangements for your stay.
Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes(www.marriott.com)
8400 Costa Verde Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
Phone: (800) 228-9290
Rate: $229 Single/Double Occupancy
+ $10 Daily Resort Fee
+ current tax rate
Accommodation Cutoff -- June 28, 2017
Note: A limited number of rooms at the discounted group rate are available for conference registrants on a first-come, first-served basis, and cannot be guaranteed by the AAFP.
About Hotel Reservations
- Reservations made after June 28, 2017, will be confirmed on a rate and space available basis. The conference rate is not guaranteed for reservations made after this date.
- Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes guarantees reservation by credit card. Card cards will not be charged prior to the scheduled arrival date.
- Reservations may be cancelled without charge up to 24 hours prior to arrival date.
This live activity, Child and Adolescent Health, with a beginning date of August 2, 2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 25 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.
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