29th Annual Update in Pediatrics

Danville, PA US
April 17, 2024

This is a live, in-person educational activity. This annual CME program is designed for physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, and social workers who care for pediatric patients. By attending, bi-annual child abuse certification for licensure will be earned and participants will learn updates on diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of illnesses in pediatric patients.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, athletic trainers, and dieticians.  Other learner groups who would also benefit from this education include anyone who cares for or works with pediatric patients . 

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • identify and report child abuse.
  • implement screening and testing for pediatric injuries and illnesses.
  • manage prevention and intervention for pediatric injuries and illnesses.
  • describe an ethical framework to navigate complex daily decision making.
  • list local resources for pediatric subspecialty expertise.

Refund Policy

A full refund will be given for any cancellations received up to one week prior to the course.  No refunds for no-shows. 
 

Course Cancellation Policy

In the unusual circumstance that this course is cancelled, you will be called and/or emailed, and any tuition fees received would be refunded in full.  Geisinger is not responsible for any airfare, hotel or other costs incurred.
 

Attendance

Your attendance will be recorded within three to four days of the conclusion of the activity.  Credit will display on your continuing education transcript once the activity evaluation is completed.  
 
    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 6.00 AAPA Category I CME
    • 6.00 ACPE
    • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 6.00 ANCC
    • 6.00 Approved for AMA Credit
    • 6.00 ASWB
    • 6.00 CDR
    • 6.00 Contact Hours
    Course opens: 
    01/01/2024
    Course expires: 
    05/03/2024
    Event starts: 
    04/17/2024 - 8:00am EDT
    Event ends: 
    04/17/2024 - 3:30pm EDT
    Cost:
    $100.00
    Rating: 
    0
    Schedule
     
    7:00 AM                     
    Registration and Continental Breakfast
     
    8:00 AM                     
    Welcome and Introductions
    Stacey Cummings, MD and Frank Maffei, MD
     
    8:15 AM                     
    Autism Update - What to Do While Waiting for a Diagnosis
    Thomas Challman, MD
     
    9:00 AM                     
    Multidisciplinary Care Approach for Children with Pediatric Feeding Disorders
    Lauren Hill, MS, OTR/L, Grant Morris, MD, MPH, Kylie Romeo, MS, CCC-SLP and Maya Yoder, MS, RDN, LDN
     
    9:50 AM                     
    Ethics of the Chaos of Care
    Tessy Thomas, DO
     
    10:45 AM                   
    Morning Break
     
    11:00 AM                   
    The Weird, Wacky, and Wild: Foreign Bodies from the Ears, Noses, Throats and GI Tracts of Children
    Jeremy Mock, MD and Brian Maksimak, DO
     
    12:30 PM                    
    Luncheon will be provided
     
    1:15 PM                      
    Child Abuse Bi-Annual State Certification—SCAN PA-AAP
    Pat Bruno, MD and Matthew Wood
     
    3:15 PM                      
    Evaluations/Door Prizes/Adjournment

     

    *Topics and Speakers are subject to change. 

    The Henry Hood Center for Health Research
    Center Street
    Danville, PA 17821
    United States

    Travel

    There is no parking at the Henry Hood Center for Health Research. Visitors will need to park in the visitor parking lots and take shuttle bus to the Henry Hood Center for Health Research. You will need to inform the shuttle bus driver that you need to be dropped off at the Henry Hood Center for Health Research.

    You may use valet parking at your own expense if you chose not to park in the visitor parking lots.

    Guest Faculty
    Matthew Wood
    Clinical Director
    Lycoming County Children & Youth Services
    Williamsport, PA
     
    Geisinger Faculty
    Pat Bruno, MD
    Associate, Pediatrics
    Geisinger Healthplex Woodbine
     
    Thomas Challman, MD
    Director, Pediatrics
    Geisinger Developmental Medicine Center & Susquehanna Valley Imaging
     
    Stacey Cummings, MD
    Activity Director
    Department Vice Chair, Pediatrics
    Geisinger Healthplex Woodbine
     
    Lauren Hill, MS, OTR/L
    Occupational Therapist, Pediatric Rehab
    Geisinger Medical Center 
     
    Frank Maffei, MD
    Department Chair, Pediatrics
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Brian Maksimak, DO
    Associate, Pediatric Gastroenterology
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Jeremy Mock, MD
    Associate, Pediatric Otolaryngology
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Grant Morris, MD, MPH
    Associate, Pediatric Gastroenterology
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Kylie Romeo, MS, CCC-SLP
    Speech-Language Pathologist, Outpatient Feeding Clinic
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Tessy Thomas, DO
    Associate, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Maya Yoder, MS, RDN, LDN
    Clinical Dietitian
    Geisinger Multi-Specialty Clinic Forty-Fort
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    Accreditation 

    In support of improving patient care, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

     

     

     

    imageAs a Jointly Accredited Organization, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Worker Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 6 clinical continuing education credits. 

    Completion of the RD DTR profession-specific or IPCE activity awards CPEUs (One IPCE credit = One CPEU). If the activity is dietetics - related but not targeted to RDs or DTRs, CPEUs may be claimed which are commensurate with participation in contact hours (One 60 minute hour = 1 CPEU). RDs and DTRs are to select activity type 102 in their Activity Log. Sphere and Competency selection is at the learner's discretion. 

     

    Credit Designation 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for 6 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

    This live activity is approved for 6 contact hours (0.6 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit JA0008072-0000-24-005-L99-P.

    imageGeisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 6 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

     

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this activity for 6 CPEU credits for dietitians. 

     

    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 6 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

     
     

    Disclosure Policy 

    Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing education activity sponsored by Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine must disclose to the program audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s). 

     

    Available Credit

    • 6.00 AAPA Category I CME
    • 6.00 ACPE
    • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 6.00 ANCC
    • 6.00 Approved for AMA Credit
    • 6.00 ASWB
    • 6.00 CDR
    • 6.00 Contact Hours

    Price

    Cost:
    $100.00
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