13th Annual Symposium in Primary and Specialty Pediatrics
Friday, Nov. 15, 2019
Gundersen Health System
1900 South Avenue
La Crosse, Wis.
Intended Audience: The target audience is pediatric and family medicine physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, residents, nurses and students.
Accreditation: Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation Inc. is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation Inc. designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Certificates: Certificates will be emailed to attendees within four weeks of completion of the conference.
||Friday, Nov. 15, 2019
|7:15 to 7:55 a.m.
|7:55 to 8 a.m.
|8 to 9 a.m.
||Childhood Immunizations: Highlights of A Comprehensive Quality Improvement Program
Rajiv Naik, MD, Pediatrics, Gundersen Health System
- Review the impact of childhood immunizations
- Describe proven strategies to improve childhood immunization rates
- Identify practical opportunities to improve childhood immunizations in one's own practice
|9 to 9:30 a.m.
||Managing Suicidal Patients
Sarah Long, PhD, Behavioral Medicine, Gundersen Health System
- Describe prevalence of suicidal ideation and attempts annually in the United States
- Identify important components of adequate screening of suicidal ideation and safety planning
- Describe available resources to providers when dealing with pediatric patients who are suicidal
|9:30 to 10 a.m.
Managing Medication to Help Depressed Teens
Emily Rae, MD, Behavioral Medicine, Gundersen Health System
- Describe patient factors to help providers choose medication for a depressed teen
- Compare medications commonly used for depression in teens
- Discuss approaches to patients who do not respond fully to a certain medication
- Discuss benefits and limitations of pharmacogenomic testing
|10 to 10:15 a.m.
||Panel Discussion: Sarah Long, PhD, and Emily Rae, MD
||Break and Vendors
|10:30 to 11 a.m.
||Trauma and Healing in Gender Expansive Children and Teens: What Every Provider Should Know
Erin Gutowski, DO, Pediatrics, Gundersen Health System
- Define and differentiate gender and sexuality
- List common definitions and terminology used to describe gender and sexual minority patients
- Identify stressors within the minority stress model that affect transgender and gender non-conforming youth
- Recognize adverse childhood experiences as they relate to gender expansive youth
- Discuss standards of care for transgender and gender non-conforming youth
|11 to 11:30 a.m.
||Hormone Therapy for Pediatric and Adolescent Gender Dysphoria
Katie Marquart, MD, Pediatric Specialties, Gundersen Health System
- Identify reasons for puberty blocking therapy in gender dysphoria
- State barriers and risks of puberty blocking therapy
- Describe types of gender affirming hormone therapy
- State benefits and risks of gender affirming hormone therapy
|11:30 to 11:45 a.m.
||Panel Discussion: Erin Gutowski, DO, and Katie Marquart, MD
|11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
||Lunch and Vendors
|12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
||Common Rashes (and Imitators) in Children
Dawn Davis, MD, Pediatrics, Mayo Clinic Health System
- Review common dermatologic diseases in children
- Recognize clinical imitators of common skin diseases
- Explore optimal treatment options
|1:30 to 2:15 p.m.
||LEAPing into the Future: An Update on Food Allergy
Samantha Knox, MD, Pediatric Specialties, Gundersen Health System
- Recognize the indications for and use of serum food-specific IgE testing in the care of a pediatric allergy patient
- Apply the LEAP guidelines to identify infants at risk for peanut allergy
- Recall the indications for prescription of an epinephrine injector and the types of appropriate weight-based dosing for injectors
- Describe emerging treatment options for food allergy, particularly peanut allergy
|2:15 to 2:30 p.m.
||Break and Vendors
|2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
||PATCH for Providers: Empowering Adolescent Patients
PATCH Teen Educators
- Recognize adolescents' concerns, attitudes, and preferences in health care settings
- Identify ways to provide high quality, youth-friendly health care services
- Demonstrate confidence and skills to build relationships and communicate effectively with teens
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be requested via email or phone prior to Nov. 8, 2019. A refund minus a $25 administration fee will be issued. No refunds will be made after Nov. 8, 2019.
If the 13th Annual Symposium in Primary & Specialty Pediatrics is postponed or cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, a full refund of registration fees will be provided. Gundersen Medical Foundation Inc. will not be responsible for any related travel costs to the conference.
ADA: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Gundersen Medical Foundation Inc. seeks to make this conference accessible to all. If you have a disability requiring special accommodations, please CME@gundersenhealth.org or call (608) 775-6909.
Contact Information: If you have questions, need additional information or have special dietary needs, please email CME@gundersenhealth.org or call (608) 775-6909.
13th Annual Symposium in Primary & Specialty Pediatrics: The planning committee has no affiliation/financial relationships to disclose.
Special Thank You: This conference is underwritten in part by Kaitlin's Table Fund of Gundersen Medical Foundation.