On Demand Sessions

ON DEMAND SESSIONS-All 1 hour in duration

What's Snoring Got to Do with It? — Repercussions of Childhood Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Objectives:
After participating in this CME activity, learners should be able to:

  1. Explain clinical significance of sleep disordered breathing, especially given rampant epidemic of childhood obesity.
  2. Recognize harmful effects OSA, particularly on neurocognition in the developing brain.
  3. Familiarize with managment of OSA.

Speakers:
Samiya Ahmad, MD

Clinical Pearls for the Pediatrician: Diagnosing and Managing Dysmenorrhea, Premenstrual Disorder, and Endometriosis
Objectives:
After participating in this CME activity, learners should be able to:

  1. Define dysmenorrhea, premenstrual syndrome, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, and endometriosis
  2. Explain the etiology and diagnose a patient with dysmenorrhea, premenstrual syndrome, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, or endometriosis
  3. Counsel and manage a patient with dysmenorrhea, premenstrual syndrome, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, or endometriosis

Speakers:
May Lau, MD, MPH
Jason Jarin, MD

Applications of Public Health in Child Welfare Ethics
Objectives:
After participating in this CME activity, learners should be able to:

  1. Identify key public health successes in child health and strategies utilized during these efforts.
  2. Apply successful strategies to reduce adverse childhood experiences and prevent child abuse and neglect at the state, community, and practice level.
  3. Identify at least one child abuse prevention strategy that they can implement in their clinical practice and advocacy efforts.

Speakers:
Valerie Smith, MD, MPH, FAAP
Rachael Keefe, MD, MPH, FAAP

Feeding, Growing, and Overfeeding
Objectives:
After participating in this CME activity, learners should be able to:

  1. Differentiate the familial, social, environmental, and medical obesogenic factors that contribute to rapid weight gain in infants and toddlers.
  2. Summarize the role of feeding and sleep practices in early childhood excess weight gain.
  3. Formulate a care plan for an office-based visit of infants and toddlers with rapid weight gain.

Speakers:
Megan Gray, MD, MPH

New Developments in the Treatment of Children with Iron Deficiency Anemia
Objectives:
After participating in this CME activity, learners should be able to:

  1. Recognize causes and clinical presentations of IDA by age group and sex.
  2. Recall the conventional IDA diagnostic tests and treatment approaches and their limitations.
  3. Utilize novel treatment strategies with oral and/or intravenous iron to improve outcomes of patients with IDA.

Speakers:
Jacquelyn M. Powers, MD, MS

There Was A Patient Who Swallowed A...  Management of Pediatric Foreign Body Ingestion
Objectives:
After participating in this CME activity, learners should be able to:

  1. Identify trends of foreign body ingestion in the pediatric population
  2. Discuss appropriate modalities to diagnose foreign body ingestion
  3. Discuss appropriate management strategies for foreign body ingestion

Speakers:
Robert Vezzetti, MD

Bent Not Broken - Diagnosis and Non-Operative Management of Scoliosis
Objectives:
After participating in this CME activity, learners should be able to:

  1. Identify spinal deformity in children and adolescents requiring referral for further investigation
  2. Demonstrate understanding of the natural history of treated and untreated scoliosis
  3. Summarize the principles of non-operative treatment of spinal deformity in children and adolescents

Speakers:
Brian E. Kaufman, MD

Making Sense of Infant Feeding Guidelines for Food Allergy Prevention: Developing Consistent Messaging for Families
Objectives:
After participating in this CME activity, learners should be able to:

  1. Discuss and articulate guidelines on early introduction of allergenic foods to prevent food allergy
  2. Develop plans of action to guide parents through early food introduction through shared decision making
  3. Differentiate between high risk and normal risk infants with respect to feeding and testing guidelines for food allergy evaluation of infants

Speakers:
Atoosa Kourosh, MD, MPH

INFANT-HL : Important News and Facts About Newborn Testing for Hearing Loss Ethics
Objectives:
After participating in this CME activity, learners should be able to:

  1. Summarize the adverse effects that can result from a delay in diagnosis of hearing loss during infancy
  2. Identify risk factors for hearing loss in the well newborn and NICU survivor populations, including various syndromes with associated hearing loss
  3. Demonstrate understanding of the Texas Early Hearing Detection and Intervention program and how it impacts outpatient management of children at risk for hearing loss

Speakers:
Barbra Novak, PhD, CCC-A
Tiffany McKee-Garrett, MD, FAAP

The "New" in Newborn Screening: X-linked Adrenoleukodystrophy Ethics
Objectives:
After participating in this CME activity, learners should be able to:

  1. Describe the various presentations of X-ALD in males and females that may occur in one family
  2. Review updates on new and future therapies for X-ALD
  3. Summarize the prevalence and effects of XALD and benefits of screening newborns for the disorder.

Speakers:
Debra Freedenberg , MD, PhD
Charleta Guillory, MD, MPH