South Shore Hospital 2018 Pediatric Health Care Summit

Date & Location
Thursday, May 17, 2018, 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM, South Shore Hospital, South Weymouth, MA


Boston Children’s Hospital and South Shore Hospital present the South Shore Hospital 2018 Pediatric Health Care Summit.  Please join us for a half-day of presentations and discussions focused on topics that are timely and relevant to pediatric practices. Topics include:

    • Movement Disorders
    • Bronchiolitis
    • Lyme Disease
    • Sleep

    This community-based continuing medical education (CME) seminar, offered free of charge, will inform pediatric primary care providers of the changing trends in the management of common health concerns among children.

    This year's program will be held in the Snell Conference Room at South Shore Hospital (55 Fogg Road, South Weymouth, MA, 02195)

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    1. Discuss why the first 3 months of life are best thought of as a "missing 4th trimester"
    2. Explain what is meant by the term "calming reflux"
    3. Correctly describe 5 techniques (the "5 S's" that activate the "calming reflux"
    4. Describe Bronchiolitis as heterogeneous
    5. Understand oximetry readings so they may be best interpreted within clinical context
    6. Recognize how the microbiome plays a role in bronchiolitis
    7. Distinguish between the five hyperkinetic and one hypokinetic movement disorder
    8. Use the clues of onset, timing, and distribution of abnormal movement to narrow the differential
    9. Recognize primary movement disorders, distinct from symptoms of broader neurologic conditions
    10. Describe epidemiology and approach to the diagnosis of Lyme Disease
    11. Present ED cases in order to discuss best available evidence

    The South Shore Hospital 2018 Pediatric Health Care Summit is a complimentary CME course provided by Boston Children’s Hospital and South Shore Hospital. Space is limited and reservations will be accepted on a “first come, first served” basis.

    Registrations can be made by clicking the register button above. Upon receipt of your 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.

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    In support of improving patient care, Boston Children's Hospital 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.

    South Shore Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Massachusetts Medical Society for Continuing Medical Education through the Joint Sponsorship of South Shore Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital. South Shore Hospital is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.