Frontiers in Pediatric Surgery 2018

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Date & Location
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM   Mass Medical Society at Waltham Woods, Waltham, MA

Overview

This course is designed to meet the physicians', physician assistants', nurse practitioners', nurses' and other health care providers' need for enhanced knowledge and competence and improved performance in caring for patients with common surgical problems in multiple pediatric surgical subspecialties. It is designed to address the common issues seen by the practicing pediatrician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner and/or nurse in their daily practice. It allows the attendee to enhance his/her ability to make a surgical diagnosis, improve their initial screening process, and increase their knowledge of when to refer to a specialist. The speakers also touch upon the latest literature information on their respective subjects.

The course is designed based on feedback received from the practicing pediatricians and surveys from past conferences. Interactive learning formats such as Q&A, small group discussions and didactic lectures will be provided. This will engage the learners in the educational process and help them develop new strategies they can apply in their daily practice. 



Objectives
  1. Evaluate recent basic science and clinical advances in pediatric surgical specialties
  2. Determine the bench to beside applications of recent scientific advances to the clinical care of children
  3. Evaluate traditional principles of care in light of recent scientific advances in pediatrics

Registration
Registration TypeEarly Bird Fee Registration Fee
Physician$85.00$110.00
Pharmacist$85.00$110.00
Nurse$85.00$110.00
Allied Health Professional$85.00$110.00

**early bird registration deadline: January 30, 2018

Registration by credit card can be made by clicking the register button above. Registration by check (draft on a United States bank): please make payable to Boston Children's Hospital and contact CME Department at cmedepartment@childrens.harvard.edu to discuss payment.Telephone or fax registration is not accepted. Registration with cash payment is not permitted. Upon receipt of your paid registration, an email confirmation from the Boston Children's office will be sent to you. Be sure to include an email address that you check frequently. Your email address is used for critical information, including registration confirmation, evaluation and certificate.

Refund policy

Fifty- percent (50%) refunds will be issued for all cancellations received prior to the start of the course. Refund requests must be received by postal mail, email or telephone. "No shows" are subject to the full course fee and no refunds will be issued once the conference has started.




Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, Boston Children's Hospital is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for the healthcare team.

  • Physician

Boston Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

  • Nurse

Boston Children’s Hospital designates this activity for 7 contact hours for nurses. Nurse should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure policy

Boston Children's Hospital adheres to all ACCME, ANCC, and ACPE Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies. It is Boston Children's policy that those who have influenced the content of a continuing education activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers, and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that Boston Children's may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.