CE Opportunities

Careers Caring for Children with Medical Complexity: What Pediatric Trainees and Early Career Physicians Need to Know

Thursday, December 12, 5 – 5:30pm Central / 6 – 6:30pm Eastern

The Council on Children with Disabilities (COCWD) is hosting a series of virtual “office hours” for pediatric trainees and early career physicians (although all individuals in any career stage are welcome to attend). Office hours will focus on providing career advice as well as “nuts and bolts” of clinical practice. Each session will include a short 15-minute didactic presentation from experts in the field, 15-minutes of interactive question/answer session with the audience, and a follow up written summary of each topic discussed. The second session in this series will discuss career paths for those interested in caring for children with medical complexity. Faculty include COCWD members Laurie Glader, MD, FAAP, and Kristina Malik, MD, FAAP. By the end of this session, learners will be able to:
1. Describe the population of children with medical complexity.
2. Discuss possible training need and career paths for trainees and physicians interested in caring for children with medical complexity.
3. Identify resources for trainees and physicians interested in learning more about careers caring for children with medical complexity.

Register here!

February 6, 2020, Loews Hotel | Miami Beach, Florida

The annual Master’s of Pediatric Dermatology Symposium (MOPD) is a one-day session, held prior to each year’s South Beach Symposium. The MOPD Symposium was initially developed to promote and advance education surrounding skin diseases & disorders in pediatric age groups, and to foster an exchange of information between physicians and health professionals interested in the field of pediatric dermatology.

This year’s MOPD Symposium will allow attendees to learn the latest treatment approaches, protocols, procedures, and tools needed to support children with dermatologic conditions, and ultimately provide better, more personalized care for this specific population of younger patients.

Log in to the FCAAP Members Only Page for a discount on registration available only to FCAAP members!

Hurricanes and Storms: From Preparedness to Recovery, Strategies for a Brighter Future

Webinar – available for replay HERE; Download a PDF copy of the slides here.

This webinar, titled: “Hurricanes and Storms: From Preparedness to Recovery, Strategies for a Brighter Future”, will provide guidance on why disaster response and recovery efforts are critically important for all pediatricians and discuss how pediatricians can prepare to respond and help colleagues and families to recover after a disaster. Based on actual examples from the 2017 hurricane season, this webinar will strive to improve pediatricians’ abilities to protect their practices, care for their patients, promote optimal mental health and well-being, and promote community health resilience.

Presenters: Scott Needle, MD, FAAP; David Schonfeld, MD, FAAP

Zika 101 – an educational webinar series presented by FCAAP

  • Zika Virus Update: Counseling and Testing
    Speaker: Dr. Mobeen Rathore
    Watch the webinar and claim CME credit for the on-demand viewing here.
  • Referrals and Resources for Patients Who Test Positive for the Zika Virus
    Speaker: Dr. Ivan Gonzalez
    Watch the webinar and claim CME credit for the on-demand viewing here.

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Save The Dates!

Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts
September 4-6, 2020

Registration will open by February 1, 2020!


Reducing Complications of Therapeutic Blood Transfusion in Sickle Cell Disease 
Online Course

The Georgia REdHHoTT project, with support from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has launched a free, web-based continuing education series to increase awareness of and adherence to evidence-based transfusion practices in sickle cell disease (SCD). Blood transfusion is an established therapy for treating and preventing certain SCD-related complications. The goal of this course is to increase the use of evidence-based practices among primary and emergency health care providers, thereby reducing the rates of transfusion-related complications in these patients.

The course builds on current recommendations and addresses additional aspects of quality, effective SCD management. The introductory module covers general considerations for transfusion in SCD and the genetic and biological foundations of the most common transfusion complications. The remaining modules are case-based scenarios addressing specific areas of concern, including use of blood transfusion during acute illness, delayed hemolytic transfusion reactions, and management of chronic transfusion.

The four modules can be taken independently and have no prerequisites. Continuing education credit is being jointly provided by the CDC, Georgia State University, and Emory University School of Medicine.

For more information about the credits, contact Mary Hulihan, Dr.P.H., mhulihan@cdc.gov.

Development of this course was supported by Cooperative Agreement DD14-1406, funded by the CDC. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the CDC or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.