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NEUROLOGICAL PROBLEMS PEDIATRICIANS SHOULDN'T MISS

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Neurology Problems Pediatricians Shouldn't Miss
Epilepsy | Concussions | Autism
Identify - Initiate diagnostic tests - Co-manage with Neurology

This half-day conference, featuring Southern California's leading pediatric neurologists, will equip general pediatricians with diagnostic tools for early intervention of epilepsy, concussion management and other common neurologic conditions. Timely assessment of these conditions will dramatically improve patients’ long term outcomes.

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

7:30 AM Hosted Breakfast/Registration/Check-In

8:00 AM Welcome - Heather Huszti, PhD

Opening Remarks - Mary L. Zupanc, MD

8:15 AM Infantile Spasms and Epilepsy Diagnoses you Shouldn’t Miss
Mary Zupanc, MD

9:00 AM Pediatric Sleep 101 for the General Practitioner
Anjalee Galion, MD

9:45 AM Hosted Break

10:05 AM Heads Up: Recognizing and Treating Concussion
Sharief Taraman, MD

10:50 AM Which Behaviors are Suspect for Autism Spectrum Disorder
Robin Steinberg-Epstein, MD

11:35 AM Ask the Experts
Roundtable Discussion with the Panel of Speakers

CONFERENCE FACULTY

Anjalee Galion, MD
Pediatric Neurology, CHOC Children’s Specialists
Assistant Program Director, Child Neurology Training Program, UCI
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Neurology
UCI School of Medicine

Robin Steinberg-Epstein, MD
Assistant Medical Director
Child Development Center, UCI
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UCI School of Medicine
Behavioral Developmental Pediatrician, ForOC Kids Neurodevelopmental Center

Sharief Taraman, MD
Pediatric Neurology & Medical Informatics
Director, Multi-Disciplinary Concussion Clinic, CHOC Children’s Specialists
Assistant Clinical Professor, UCI School of Medicine
Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Mary L. Zupanc, MD
Division Chief, Pediatric Neurology, CHOC-Children’s Specialists
Director of the Pediatric Epilepsy Program
Professor, Dept of Pediatrics and Neurology, UCI School of Medicine

CURRENT CASE REVIEWS
In advance, we welcome case submissions from the audience to be discussed during the “Ask the Experts” panel discussion.

LEARNING OUTCOMES
At the conclusion of the conference, the participant should be able to correctly identify the following:

• Movements characteristic of infantile spasms (both through observation and by asking parents the right questions about those movements).
• The more subtle symptoms that may suggest concussion.
• Behaviors that may indicate the need for further evaluation for ASD.
• Signs that may indicate sleep problems.

In addition, at the conclusion of the conference, the participant should be able to:

• Describe when – and with what urgency a child should be referred to a specialist.
• Employ practical tips on condition management.

FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE
This live activity is sponsored, in part, through an educational grant from: Questcor Pharmaceuticals.

TARGET AUDIENCE
General Pediatricians, Primary Care Physicians, Family Practitioners, and other healthcare workers who provide care for pediatric patients.

Date:
Saturday, January 25, 2014
Time:

8:00 am - Noon

Location:
Harold Wade Education Center
  1201 W. La Veta Avenue
CHOC West Clinic Bldg., 2nd Floor
Orange, CA 92868
[click here for directions]
Contact:

CME Program Office - (714) 509-8894

Fee:

Physicians - $75.00
Nurses/Other - $50.00
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