Wed, 09/05/2018 - 12:30pm

CME PROGRAM PLANNER:

Theresa Kim-Thai, MD

SPEAKER:

Sonali Lakshminarayanan, MD

TARGET AUDIENCE:

Physicians, NPs and PAs - Pediatrics

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES:

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

•List the differential diagnosis of neutropenia
•Discuss how the differential may differ for infants and children.
•Review familial causes for neutropenia and bone marrow failure syndromes
•Identify red flags concerning for a serious cause for neutropenia vs benign neutropenia of childhood. 
•Identify autoimmune neutropenia.
•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)   
•Review different norms and recommendations for following neutropenia depending on the child’s ethnic background 
•Review the approach to the child with neutropenia and fever.
SERIES OBJECTIVES:

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.

STATEMENT OF DISCLOSURE:

Sonali Lakshminarayanan and the planners of this activity have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with a commercial interest that constitute a relevant financial relationship.  

A commercial interest is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests - unless the provider of clinical service is owned, or controlled by, an ACCME-defined commercial interest.

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AWARD OF CME CREDIT

CME credit will be granted to participants who attend the conference and complete the evaluation survey.

Accreditation Statement

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.

Credit Designation Statement

The Sacramento Valley CME Program designates this live activity for a maximum of   1   AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the 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  hour participation toward the continuing education requirements for license renewal by the California Board of Registered Nurses.

Session date: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Location: 
Kaiser Permanente
10725 International Drive
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Location: 
Building: 
Rancho Cordova Medical Offices
Conference room: 
ACR

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