2018 Pediatric Pulmonary & Sleep Lecture Series


Date & Location
Occurs weekly every Monday starting on 10/1/2018 at 6:00 PM, Various Restaurants shown below, Winter Park, FL

Target Audience
Allergy/Asthma, Pediatrics (All), Pulmonary

Overview

The goal of these lectures are to improve the knowledge level of primary care providers so they can identify and treat sleep disorders and the management of severe asthma early thus reducing the risk of co-morbid conditions.

Sleep restriction and sleep disorders have a significant impact on children both physically and neurocognitively. The impact of sleep restriction and sleep disorders in children including, how these disorders can affect attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; the impact on executive functioning and learning; and finally, the impact on mood disorders will be discussed. The program describes techniques for evaluating children for sleep disorders and suggests management approaches for the patients.

The lecture will provide an indirect review of the management of aspirin in children with focus on the new biologic agents available, the criteria for the use and how to use them appropriately; long acting muscarinic agents, as well as, the recommendations for use of single dose ICS/LABA in pediatrics.



Objectives
  1. Identify pediatric sleep disorders.
  2. Describe the impact of sleep on the behavior of patients.
  3. Discuss how to manage basic sleep disorders.
  4. Discuss appropriate sleep time in pediatric subgroups.
  5. Effectively use long-acting miscommunication agents in children.
  6. Effectively use approved biologic agents in children.
  7. Determine when to consider adding vitamin D for the management of asthma.
  8. Determine when to use a single dose ICS/LABA in children.

Registration

COST:  Complimentary

You must Register by selecting a date below:

  • October 10 -- Ocean Prime - 7933 Sand Lake Road, Orlando
  • October 11 -- Christner's Prime - 729 Lee Road, Orlando
  • October 16 -- Chart House - 2250 Front Street, Melbourne
  • October 17 -- Ruth's Chris - 651 Okeechobee Blvd, Suite 100, West Palm Beach
  • October 18 -- Harry's - 101 N. Kentucky Avenue, Lakeland
  • October 23 -- Pisces Rising - 239 W. 4th Avenue, Mt. Dora
  • November 13 -- Ruth's Chris - 80 Colonial Center Parkway, Lake Mary
  • November 29 -- Ruth's Chris - 1700 N. Westshore Blvd, Tampa

For additional information, contact Mr. Johan Garcia at (407) 449.6859.

Pre-Requisites Required:

To show participation and growth, there is a Pre-Test due before attending the lectures and a Post-Test after.  



Accreditation

Florida Hospital is accredited by the Florida Medical Association (FMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Florida Hospital designates this Live Activity activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Certificate:

Participants must text the lecture code to receive the evaluation; the evaluation must be completed to receive both the certificate and credit with CE Broker.

MOC Points:

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 2 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics' (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.  It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to the ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.