Conversations and Conundrums - Current Clinical Pediatrics 2022 (Virtual)

April 29, 2022

Why are we so worried now about lower lead levels?

What are best practices in the management of lead poisoning?

What is Smart (single-maintenance and reliever therapy) and how does it change the game?

What is best for all these kids with mental health issues during the pandemic- therapy, medicine, get them back in school and take those masks off?

What are the long term impacts of those lost years in school?

A vaccine for young children?

A fourth booster shot

Is the pandemic over?

This program will present clinically relevant, evidence-based cases and mini lectures in a conversational format based on real-world scenarios encountered by today’s busy pediatrician. Learn how Boston University School of Medicine pediatric specialists mange these questions and more!  Learn tips and tricks that you can implement into your daily practice.

 

Target Audience

This program  is designed and certified for the entire pediatric healthcare team: primary care physicians, pediatricians, pediatric nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, social workers, child mental health professionals and family nurse practitioners.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the multidisciplinary management of lead poisoning

  • Apply the new guideline update to improve asthma control.

  • Discuss the treatment options of COVID in children

  • Discuss the effects of COVID-19 on the mental health of school-aged children.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this Live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 4.25 ANCC
    Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
    • 3.00 ANCC Pharmacology
  • 4.00 Participation
Course opens: 
02/28/2022
Course expires: 
04/29/2023
Event starts: 
04/29/2022 - 1:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
04/29/2022 - 5:00pm EDT
Cost:
$99.00
Rating: 
0

1:00pm  Welcome | Jodi Wenger, MD

1:05pm  Childhood Lead Poisoning: Updates and Impacts During the Pandemic | Noah Buncher, DO

2:05pm The 2020 Asthma Guideline Update: SMART and More!  | Robyn T. Cohen, MD

3:05pm  Mental Health of School-Age Children During COVID-19 | Andrea E. Spencer, MD

4:05pm  COVID 19 Update in Children |Vishakha Sabharwal, MD

5:05pm  Adjourn

This meeting is virtual. Connection information will be sent to all meeting attendees 1 week prior to the conference date. 

Faculty and Planning Commitee

Rachel Amgott MSN, RN, CPNP-PC
CNE Course Advisor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner | Boston Medical Center
Department of Pediatrics | Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics| Boston University School of Medicine

Noah Buncher, DO
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics 
Boston University School of Medicine
Pediatrician, Primary Care Pediatrics
Medical Director, Lead Clinic 
Boston Medical Center
Pediatric Environmental Health Specialist
Region 1 New England Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit

Robyn T. Cohen, MD
Director, Pediatric Pulmonary & Allergy Clinic, Boston Medical Center
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine

Vishakha Sabharwal MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Attending Pediatrics Infectious Diseases
Associate Program Director, Pediatrics Infectious Diseases
Boston Medical Center

Andrea E. Spencer, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine
Director, Pediatric Integrated Behavioral Health, Boston Medical Center

Carmela A. Townsend, DNP, MS/MBA, RN 
Accredited Provider Activity Director
Continuing Medical Education Office Boston University School of Medicine
Planner has no relevant financial relationships to disclose

Jodi Wenger, MD
Course Director
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Boston University School of Medicine
Comprehensive Care Program, Grow Clinic
Boston Medical Center
 

Program Manager

Claire P. Grimble, CMP

Physician Accreditation
Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Accreditation
Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Contact Hours: 4.25 of which 3.0 is eligible for pharmacology credit.

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Available Credit

  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this Live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 4.25 ANCC
    Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
    • 3.00 ANCC Pharmacology
  • 4.00 Participation

Price

Cost:
$99.00
Please login or register to take this course.
Registration Fees

MD/DO

$99.00

Allied Health Professional (RN, NP, PA, SW etc.)

$79.00

BUSM/BMC Staff Rate

$0.00

Residents/Fellows/Students

$0.00

BU Alumni are 20% off.  Please use coupon code ALUMNI20 at checkout

To pay by check, please create an account and email us at cme@bu.edu or call 617-358-5005 and we will assist you.

Cancellation Policy

Substitutions may be made at any time without an additional charge. Refunds, less an $15 administrative fee, will be issued for all cancellations received two weeks prior to the start of the meeting. Should cancellation occur within the two-week window, a credit will be issued, not a refund. Credits will be honored for up to two years. “No shows” are subject to the full course fee. Cancellations/substitution(s) must be made in writing. Refunds or credits will not be issued once the conference has started. This course is subject to change or cancellation.

Special Services 

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