Wed, 02/07/2018 - 12:30pm


Virginia X Barrow, MD


Sonali X Lakshminarayanan, MD


Physicians, NPs, PAs - Pediatrics 


As a result of this CME activity, participants should be better able to:

1) Recognize the differential diagnosis of neutropenia and discuss how the differential may differ for infants and children.

2) Recognize familial causes for neutropenia and bone marrow failure syndromes

3) Identify red flags concerning for a serious cause for neutropenia vs benign neutropenia of childhood.

4) Identify autoimmune neutropenia.

             5) Deliniate recommended intervals for rechecking an abnormal lab in an otherwise healthy child (ie when neutropenia is incidentally noted as part of screening for anemia, or when viral suppression is suspected)

6) Recognize different norms and recommendations for following neutropenia depending on the child’s ethnic background (eg African American kids)

7) Recognize the approach to the child with neutropenia and fever.


1) Associate current literature, standards, therapies, and treatments to the management and care of in-hospital and critical pediatric patients. 
2) Utilize best practices identified in conference discussions in caring for pediatric inpatients. 
3) Integrate information on appropriate diagnostic measures in the management of pediatric patients.


Faculty for TPMG Continuing Medical Education Programs must complete a Declaration of Disclosure prior to the CME activity. Having an interest in or affiliation with a commercial entity does not preclude making a presentation at a CME activity, but if a Conflict of Interest exists, it must be resolved prior to the educational activity being delivered. Relevant financial relationships, or the lack of such relationships, must be disclosed to learners prior to the beginning of the educational activity.


Sonali X Lakshminarayanan, MD and all other presenters have disclosed that they have no relevant relationships with commercial or industry organizations. The CME Department has reviewed the disclosure information for
the planner(s) and/or committee/faculty for this program and they do not have relationships that present a relevant conflict of interest.


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The Sacramento Valley CME Program is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Sacramento Valley CME Program takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

The Sacramento Valley CME Program designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.

Nurses may report 1 hours participation toward the continuing education requirements for license renewal by the California Board of Registered Nurses

Session date: 
02/07/2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm PST
Kaiser Permanente
1900 Dresden Drive
Lincoln , CA 95648
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

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CME Office: 
Lincoln Medical Offices
Conference room: 
LNC CR 107