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Walt Disney World Grand Floridian Resort | Florida, USA
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Specialty: Pediatrics
Dates: From Jul, 2, 2015 to Jul, 4, 2015
Location: Florida, USA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 475 to 675 USD
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Walt Disney World Grand Floridian Resort

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AAFP – American Academy of Family PhysiciansThis live activity is being reviewed for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to the AMA PRA category 1 credit toward the AMA Physicians Recognition Award. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The College of Family Physicians of CanadaThe American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is the accrediting body for family medicine continuing medical education (CME) in the United States of America.

CFPC members who complete any live CME/CPD program accredited by the AAFP for Prescribed credit can claim the equivalent number of Mainpro-M1 credits.

Canadian Healthcare professionals in other specialties need to verify with their licensing board the reciprocal credit agreement with the AAFP.
American Osteopathic AssociationCME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.
American Academy of Physician AssistantsAAPA accepts Category 1 CME approval from the AAFP.
American Association of Nurse PractitionersAAFP Prescribed Credits are accepted by the AANP.
American Nursing AssociationAAFP Prescribed Credits are accepted by the ANA.
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Event Overview
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This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in pediatric and adolescent medicine, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, case-based studies, and hands-on workshops. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine for Primary Care, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program should improve attendees’ confidence in diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.

Target Audience

Family Physicians and all Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about Primary Care issues.


Our presenting national faculty speakers made it their professional goals to enhance the training of primary care healthcare professionals. This Continuing Medical Education program promises to help learn the most current, best medicine, and techniques for making the diagnosis easier and quicker during a 20 minute office visit. 

Topics and Objectives 

Introduction to Adolescent Medicine with Discussion of Cases of Acutely Ill Adolescents 

Objectives: 1) Describe pitfalls in making a diagnosis in an ill Adolescent 2) Demonstrate semantic problems that can arise in history taking 3) Discuss common adolescent health problems and some complications 4) Utilize case studies to demonstrate possible errors in diagnosis 5) Highlight some rare but important diagnoses in adolescent medicine

Drug Abuse: Vulnerability of the Brain to Drugs, the Approach to the Adolescent Using Drugs, and a Review of New Drugs of Abuse and Their Effects 

Objectives: 1) Describe the clinician’s own response to drug use 2) Describe the peculiar vulnerability of the adolescent brain to drugs of abuse 3) Discuss how to talk about drugs with teens and motivate them to change their drug abuse habits 4) Demonstrate how to work with parents and refer a youth to drug rehab 

5) Identify the effects of newer drugs of abuse

Update on Sexually Transmissible Infections (STIs) 

Objectives: Objectives: 1) Describe the risks teens face from sexually transmitted infections 2) Define whom to test for STIs 3) Discuss the presentation of Sexually Transmitted Infections and how to diagnose them 4) Highlight changes in CDC recommended treatments for STIs

Sexual Health 101 

Objective: 1) Identify what youth want to know about sexual function 2) Describe new approaches to adolescent sexuality that are more inclusive of the family and compatible with normal adolescent development 3) Discuss the pitfalls of current approaches to adolescent sexuality

Update and Selected Recent Developments in Sports Medicine 

Objectives: 1) Describe new approaches to prevention and rehabilitation of sports injuries 2) Describe an evolving approach to using the EKG to diagnose athletes at risk for sudden death 3) Identify new understanding of sports related concussions and controversies

Male Health 

Objectives: 1) Utilize photos to highlight cases that young males may present to the clinician 2) Use question and answer format to discuss the treatment of male health problems 3) Demonstrate issues of hair loss, genital problems, sexual function, male body issues and in appendix the use of performance enhancing supplements

Some Thoughts and Suggestions for Providing Care to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered (LGBT) Patients 

Objectives: 1) Describe the varied population of LGBT youth 2) Describe the clinicians approach to Transgender and gender non-conforming youth 3) Update on suicide risk and Mental health needs 4) Demonstrate some services for the parents of LGBT youth 5) Identify methods of improving clinician’s provision of care to LGBT youth and medical issues for youth engaged in men who have sex with men

The Troubled Youth 

Objectives: 1) Demonstrate an approach to the family and teen in the clinic 2) Describe Solution Based Therapy 3) Assess an approach to over zealous parents and stressed teens 4) Discussion of depression and suicide. In the appendix participants will find 4) Assess school problems and solutions 5) Describe sleep problems, workup and approaches to solutions 5) A method of violence prevention intervention and ethnic issues affecting teens

Superficial Fungal Infections in Children 

Objectives: 1) The participant will be able to identify superficial fungal infections that commonly affect children and adolescents 2) The participant will be able to discuss the management plan of commonly seen superficial fungal infections in the outpatient setting 3) The participant will be able to compare and contrast common superficial fungal infections with other non-fungal disease look a likes 4) The participant will be able to describe methods that can be used in the outpatient setting to differentiate fungal infections from other disease processes

Differentiation and Management of Recurrent Childhood Headaches 

Objectives: 1) The participant will be able to identify different causes of headaches and describe how the use of patient drawings can benefit the health care provider in his or her diagnosis 2) The participant will be able to discuss the management of uncomplicated pediatric migraines, tension headaches and chronic daily headache 3) The participant will be able to identify red flags in the history and physical that signal more ominous disease processes manifesting with head pain 4) The participant will be able to identify non-pharmacologic management strategies that can potentially benefit all patients with chronic pain syndromes

Diagnostic Dilemmas 

Objectives: 1) The participant will be able to identify common childhood problems that pose diagnostic dilemmas in the outpatient setting 2) The participant will be able to develop strategies to avoid cognitive errors when confronted with a diagnostic dilemma 3) The participant will be able to identify general sources of information to aid the health care provider in the diagnosis of clinical conundrums 4) The participant will be able to identify ways to turn diagnostic dilemmas into maintenance of certification credit

Is It a Normal Variant or Not: Clinical Conundrums in the Outpatient Setting 

Objectives: 1) The participant will be able to distinguish normal variations in growth, pubertal progression and development that can be managed by the primary care provider 2) The participant will be able to describe the work-up of children with abnormalities in growth, pubertal progression and development 3) The participant will be able to identify red flags in growth, pubertal progression and development that require referral to a specialist 4) The participant will be able to discuss the long term management of normal variants of growth, pubertal progression and development

The Disneyland Phenomena: Challenging Cases and Updates in Pediatric Immunizations 

Objectives:1) List appropriate vaccines for both normal intervals and intervals for catch-up in a child with delayed immunizations 2) Identify the most common concerns about vaccines and methods to demystify parental concerns 3) Visually recognize vaccine preventable diseases 4) Describe contraindications and precautions as they relate to vaccine administration

The Atopic Triad: Management of Asthma, Allergy, and Atopic Dermatitis 

Objectives: 1) The participant will be able to discuss the management of a child with chronic asthma and an acute exacerbation of the disease 2) The participant with be able to describe the typical work-up of a child with allergies and first line management by the primary care physician 3) The participant will be able to compare and contrast the different steroid formulations and their efficacy in the treatment of atopic dermatitis 4) The participant will be able to outline the management of a child who has the atopic triad

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Online Abstract Submission:

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Run of the House Room - Rooms at the Disney Grand Floridian include wireless internet, coffee maker, and refrigerator. Pack 'n Plays are available upon request.

Bedding: Choose between 2 Queen beds or 1 King bed. Most rooms also have a Day bed. (Bedding type based upon availability at time of check in) 

Note: Rooms are Non-Smoking. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available. Maximum Occupancy in the room is 5 Guests. 

Additional Adults Sharing A Room - Additional adult charge of $25 per adult per night for more than 2 adults

Further Details:

Per our lodging agreement these are the lodging cancellation terms and conditions:

Cancellation 60 days or more before arrival - you will receive full deposit
Cancellation 59-31 days before arrival - a one night deposit is forfeited
Cancellation 30 days or less before arrival no lodging refunds can be made. No-shows and early departures are considered a cancellation.

All cancellations must be made via e-mail to by the dates stated above.

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Leslie Burk , MCE Conferences , MCE Conferences Inc.

Phone: 888-533-9031

Fax: 858-777-5588


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Leslie Burk , MCE Conferences , MCE Conferences Inc.

Phone: 888-533-9031

Fax: 858-777-5588

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