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Continuing Medical Education

Continuing Medical Education for Healthcare Professionals

The Continuing Medical Education (CME) department offers more than 25 conferences each year on a variety of topics, including pediatric cardiology and emergency medicine. Unless noted otherwise, conferences are held in Philadelphia.

Apr 25-26

Pediatric Dermatology for the Practitioner

Venue: Philadelphia, Pa.
The course is directed toward practicing dermatologists, pediatricians, family practitioners, resident physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and allied healthcare professionals. Participants will receive current information on dermatologic disorders in neonates, children and adolescents.

May 1-2

15th Annual Advanced Practice Nurse Conference

Venue: Philadelphia, Pa.
This conference will focus on children and adolescents who present with complex medical and behavior issues, and is targeted to advanced practice nurses in primary care and acute/chronic specialties.

May 9

Topics in Bone Health: Stronger Bones for Growing Kids

Venue: Philadelphia, Pa.
For primary care providers, nurse practitioners, family medicine physicians and internists, this program aims to provide a necessary understanding of the impact of chronic illnesses on bone health and familiarize these providers with therapeutic options including nutritional interventions, physical therapy and pharmacological protocols.

May 15

Neonatal Nursing Symposium

Venue: Philadelphia, Pa.
This one-day program will provide neonatal nurses with the most up to date information on a variety of complex physiologic and developmental neonatal issues

May 16

Best Practices in Pediatric Emergency Nursing

Venue: Philadelphia, Pa.
The conference format includes lectures, participative simulation and interesting case reviews. Content options are applicable to all levels of nursing expertise.

June 6

Current Topics in Evidence-based Decision Making for Physical Therapy Management of Pediatric Patients

Venue: Philadelphia, Pa.
The course will focus on using evidence-based decision making for the physical therapy management of pediatric patients across practice settings.

June 7-8

Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Medicine: Bedside Ultrasound Course

Venue: Philadelphia, Pa.
This course is intended as an alternative to adult emergency and critical care ultrasound courses, with a focus in pediatric emergency ultrasound indications.

Registration is closed. To be put on a wait list, please call the CME department at 215-590-5263.


The American Board of Surgery (ABS) Part 2- CME and Self-Assessment

Each Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment featured enduring material (“Internet CME”) activity provides Category 1 CME and self-assessment credit(s) toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program.

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Fetal Surgery Experience at The Children's Hospital Philadelphia

Online Presentation
Dr. N. Scott Adzick discusses the fetal surgery experience at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.


Management of Fetal Lung Lesions

Online Presentation
Drs. N. Scott Adzick and Alan W. Flake discuss the diagnosis and perinatal management of fetal lung lesions.


Understanding Medical Traumatic Stress (Part 1 of 2)

Online Presentation
Lamia P. Barakat, PhD, Director of Psychosocial Services, Division of Oncology, describes the persistent traumatic stress reactions some pediatric patients and their families develop in response to serious illness or injury, which impede both physical and psychosocial health-related quality of life. This is not offered for CME credit.


Identification, Prevention and Treatment of Medical Traumatic Stress (Part 2 of 2)

Online Presentation
Lamia P. Barakat, PhD, Director of Psychosocial Services, Divison of Oncology, explains that cancer-related post-traumatic stress symptoms are quite common in patients, siblings and parents in the first two years after diagnosis, and describes models for prevention and treatment of medical traumatic stress. This is not offered for CME credit.



Online Presentation
Julie Stern, MD, Director, Outreach Services, Division of Oncology, discusses the etiology and differential diagnosis of lymphadenopathy. This is not offered for CME credit.


Oncologic Emergencies

Online Presentation
Julie Stern, MD, Director, Outreach Services, Division of Oncology, discusses how to recognize oncologic emergencies and when immediate steps need to be taken. This is not offered for CME credit.





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