CME —Peds in the Desert

 

PLEASE REGISTER BY APRIL 11, 2022

 

The 21st Pediatrics in the Desert Conference is scheduled for 4/23/2022 and 4/24/2022.

 

Pediatrics in the Desert is a CME/CEU conference with a twenty-one year history of sharing updates and advances in general and sub specialty pediatric care and fostering collaboration with Tucson's community of providers.

This year we will be hosting a two-day conference featuring twelve speakers from diverse specialties and care delivery settings. Experts in rural and tribal health will share their experiences delivering comprehensive care throughout Arizona. We will explore legal issues and advocacy in pediatric care, and high-yield pediatric sub-specialty updates in Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Gastroenterology, and Pediatric Pulmonology. Our colleagues across specialties will be sharing breakthroughs in Pediatric Plastic Surgery and Pediatric Medical Imaging.

Attendance will cover two days of lectures (twelve hours total), continental breakfast and lunch, networking opportunities, and ability to sign up for a guided tour of the ASTEC Simulation Lab.

Saturday 4.23.2022 (7:30 am – 4:00 pm)

Consent in the Adolescent PopulationChan Lowe, MD Hospital Medicine, Pediatrics, University of Arizona
Gender Beyond the Binary: Updates on Transgender YouthTracey Kurtzman, MD Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, El Rio Community Health Center
Asthma and the Wheezing Child - Rees “Chip” Lee, MD Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Pediatrics, University of Arizona
Constipation and Chronic Abdominal Pain – Jonathan Wong, DO Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatrics, University of Arizona
It's not a job, it's an adventure- Child health, Public health, and Global health on the Navajo Nation – Diana Hu, MD Chief Clinical Consultant in Pediatrics, Maternal Child Health Consultant for the Navajo Area Indian Health Service, Clinical Pediatrician, Tuba City Regional Healthcare
Diabetes Care and Tech: How PCPs Can Help – Cindy Chin, MD Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatrics, University of Arizona


Sunday 4.24.2022 (7:30 am – 4:00 pm)

Pediatric Border Health - Tanya Henry, MD Department Head - Pediatrics, Mariposa CHC
The Role of Ultrasound in Pediatric Imaging - Sarah M. Desoky, MD DABR Associate Professor of Medical Imaging and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Arizona
Snorty to Squeaky Babies - Evaluation and Management of Infant Airway Obstruction -  Che Carrie Liu, MD, MPH and Jonathan Skirko, MD, MHPA, MPH Otolaryngology, University of Arizona
Newborn Screen Updates - Cori Daines, MD Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, Pediatrics, University of Arizona
Dr. Peter Crowe Honorary Lecture -  Pediatric Plastic Surgery: An Introduction - Aaron Mason, MD Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Arizona
Navigating Toxic Stress in a Post-Pandemic World - Helene Felman, MD FAAP Pediatrics, University of Arizona

Location: The Forum, Health Sciences Innovation Building , The University of Arizona (1670 E Drachman St, Tucson, AZ 85721)

Pricing and Registration

Physician Attendance $100.00 (if you are claiming CME, you must purchase this option)

Allied Health Provider Attendance $50.00

register here

 
Questions: Contact Larissa Gronenberg at larissag@peds.arizona.edu or Michelle Goetz at mgoetz@peds.arizona.edu

 

Outcome Objectives

Incorporate into practice the differential diagnosis of wheezing in children
Compare/contrast National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) and Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) guidelines
Incorporate into practice knowledge of ADA pediatric diabetes screening standards
Incorporate into practice knowledge pediatric diabetes tech devices and what they can and cannot do
Correct referrals to Peds ENT, Peds Surgery, Peds Endo , Peds Pulm and Peds GI
Raise awareness and understanding of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
Discuss short and long term physical and behavioral health implications of ACEs and toxic stress
Incorporate into practice knowledge of how the COVID-19 pandemic increased stress, anxiety and depression in children and teens
Incorporate into practice knowledge of the benefits and risks of pubertal suppression and gender-affirming hormones for treatment of gender dysphoria.
Incorporate into practice knowledge of the societal challenges, mental health implications, health disparities, and barriers to care for transgender and gender-expansive youth in the US.
Recognize and apply Arizona's emancipated minor laws, or lack thereof.
Identify proper procedures for various scenarios involving the consent to transport and treat adolescents.
Incorporate into practice current best practices for affirming care of transgender and gender-expansive youth.
Incorporate into practice knowledge of how to promote resiliency and reduce burden of ACEs/toxic stress
Incorporate into practice knowledge of the public health response of the Indian Health Service and Navajo Nation to the COVID 19 pandemic and other public health issues distinct from county and state jurisdiction
Describe the unique features of health care delivery to Native American patients through the Indian Health Service federal, tribal and urban entities
Accurately and effectively refer and coordinate care in areas of pediatric surgery, pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Imaging, and Pediatrics Endocrinology
Incorporate into practice knowledge of the newest genetic therapies available for cystic fibrosis and spinal muscular atrophy
Discuss the genetic basis of cystic fibrosis and spinal muscular atrophy
Incorporate newborn screening tests for cystic fibrosis and spinal muscular atrophy
Improve patient outcomes by identifying diseases that can be treated and diagnosed early
Evaluate and manage infants with upper airway obstruction 
Accurately refer and collaborate with other specialty and subspecialty pediatric care providers
Recognize indications for referral to a Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Incorporate into practice knowledge of common causes of constipation and abdominal pain
Incorporate into practice knowledge of the benefits and risks of pubertal suppression and gender-affirming hormones for treatment of gender dysphoria.
Describe health conditions of increased prevalence in Navajo populations
Describe the unique features of health care delivery to Native American patients through the Indian Health Service federal, tribal and urban entities
Incorporate into practice knowledge of the newest genetic therapies available for cystic fibrosis and spinal muscular atrophy

 

Accreditation / Credit Designation Statement

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ .  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

 

Relevant Financial Relationships Statement

Dr. Daines has disclosed relevant financial relationships as a consultant for Vertex Pharmaceuticals and Aridis Pharmaceuticals. Her relevant financial relationships were mitigated via slide review and the content found to be evidence-based, balanced, and non-promotional.

All other Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they do not have any relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies that could constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.