Adolescent Medicine 2018

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Date & Location
Monday, May 14, 2018 7:30 AM - Wednesday, May 16, 2018 1:00 PM   Back Bay Hilton, Boston, MA

Overview

Please note that registration is now closed as the course has reached capacity. If you are already registered for this course, and would like to purchase a hard copy syllabus, please email us at cmedepartment@childrens.harvard.edu

The Adolescent Medicine 2018 course is designed to present the latest research, clinical innovations and community initiatives in adolescent medicine to physicians, nurse practitioners, and other health professionals involved in the medical care of adolescents and young adults.

The dynamic learning format of the program aims to provide attendees with tangible knowledge about the diagnosis and management of a wide variety of adolescent medical, emotional and social problems that are then transferable to their office practice. Over the course of three days, registrants will attend lectures, Q&A sessions, panel presentations, and workshops. Additionally, attendees will have the opportunity to interact directly with faculty members following presentations, during breaks, at continental breakfasts, and workshops. 

Topics include: 

  • opioid and prescription drug misuse 
  • internet addiction and problematic interactive media use 
  • celiac and gluten-sensitivity in teens
  • menstrual problems
  • adolescent marijuana use and more

JUST ADDED: Clinical Training Program for NEXPLANON® (etonogestrel implant) 68 mg Radiopaque
This free, optional training program is available to all eligible course attendees and will take place on Tuesday, May 15 following the conference at 5:00pm. This session is sponsored by Merck and is not accredited for continuing education credit.

Space is limited. To participate, please fill out this registration form and send to Advanced Health Media (AHM) by email or fax at least 10 business days prior to Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Open to Adolescent Medicine 2018 Course attendees only.   
  • Email: NexplanonRSVP@ahmdirect.com
  • FAX: 866-316-1091

Course directors

  • S. Jean Emans, MD
  • Rebecca Flynn O'Brien, MD
  • Elizabeth R. Woods, MD, MPH
  • Maurice Melchiono, RN, MS, C-FNP-BC, NE-BC

Target audience

The content of this course is designed for health care professionals involved in the medical care of adolescents and young adults, including: 

  • pediatricians
  • primary care physicians
  • nurse practitioners
  • physician assistants 
  • nurses
Objectives
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: 
  1. Integrate findings from research and clinical innovations with the delivery of adolescent patient centered care.
  2. Apply the principles of quality improvement, addressing systems and practice issues, into clinical activities.
  3. Model communication skills with adolescents and their families.
  4. Identify the newest recommendations for topics such as adolescent vaccinations and TB testing, PREP, nPEP, lipid screening, treatment of ARFID.
  5. Develop strategies to diagnose, treat or manage adolescent conditions, including; cardiovascular risks, obesity, chronic disease, gynecologic issues, and substance abuse.
Registration

RegistrationFee
Physician$625.00
 RN, NP, PA$445.00
Trainee$445.00
Hard Copy of Syllabus*$40.00

*An electronic version of the syllabus will be available for free via download.

Refund policy

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 the 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.

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.

Physicians
Boston Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Nurses
Boston Children’s Hospital designates this activity for 18.75 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Risk management
Challenging Legal Issues in Adolescent Health, Opioid and Prescription Drug Misuse- How to address in the primary care office? meets the requirements for 1.5 Risk Management Credit as proscribed by the Massachusetts Board of
Registration in Medicine and defined in 243 CMR 2.06(5)(d) I. This includes 1 credit of Opioid Education and Pain Management Training. The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine has reviewed and approved the course to fulfill the state opioid training requirement.

MOC Part II
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 7 MOC points on day 1, 7 MOC points on day 2 and 4.5 MOC points on day 3 in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

Disclosure policy

Boston Children's Hospital adheres to all ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies. It is Boston Children’s policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME 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.