At the conclusion of this activity, in the areas of orthopedics, allergy, medical residency education and adolescent medicine, the learners will be able to:
1. Define and interpret the latest guidelines, technologies and methods involved in pediatric patient care
2. Diagnose, formulate and apply treatment plans that will result in the best possible health for infants and children
3. Communicate effectively with the patient and/or parent or guardian as to establish a therapeutic relationship that will help ensure improved health and treatment compliance
4. Differentiate between those diseases, disorders and traumas that can effectively be treated by a pediatrician and those that need to be referred to a specialist
5. Recognize and implement appropriate treatment and communication methods for all subsets involved in the incidence, prevalence, diagnosis, management, or prognosis as it applies to the patient as well as the parent(s) and/or guardian(s) of a different age, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, geographic area, socio-economic group and all other special communities as to best reduce health disparities in such populations.
Family Practitioners and all Allied Health Personnel are welcome to attend; credit is subject to approval of their governing educational body. Report “AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™”. The following boards recognize the use of Category 1 Continuing Medical Education credit toward credit for contact hours.
• Amercian Academy of Physicians Assistants
• California Board of Pharmacy
• California Board of Psychology MCEP
• California Board of Registered Nursing
Lecture with Q&A, Case Presentation with Learner Participation, Interactive Workshop and Roundtable. This activity will encompass the following Desirable Physicians Attributes: Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Professionalism, Inter-Personal & Communication Skills, Systems-Base Practice and Practice-Based Learning & Improvement.