April 6, 2018 | 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The Midwest Pediatric Specialty Symposium: 2018 Pediatric Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat will include clinical updates, didactic lectures, and case-based clinical discussions regarding pediatric ophthalmology and otolaryngology. This symposium is designed for pediatricians, family practice physicians, nurses, advanced practice providers, residents, and fellows caring for children with eye, ear, nose, or throat complaints.
At the conclusion of this symposium, the participant should be better able to:
- Describe the current understanding of amblyopia and strabismus
- Review the results of Current Studies on Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group
- Describe the efficacy, dosing, and safety profiles of current and emerging treatment options for ophthalmologic diseases, especially pink eye, bacterial conjunctivitis, viral conjunctivitis and pediatric glaucoma
- Discuss the utility of various surgical techniques for pediatric glaucoma and cataract management
- Discuss unique ocular findings of abusive head trauma
- Review the current clinical and surgical update on pediatric oculoplastics
- Diagnose and manage chronic sinusitis
- Discuss common etiologies of stridor in the pediatric population
- Describe the differential diagnoses for congenital neck masses including thyroglossal duct cyst, enlarged lymph nodes, etc.
- Discuss how to manage epistaxis in pediatric patients
- Review the current guidelines for tympanostomy tubes
Dwight T. Jones, MD, FACS
|Donny W. Suh, MD, FAAP
Chief, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus, Children's Hospital & Medical Center; Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Continuing Education Credit
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
5.75 Contact Hours Awarded
Nebraska Medicine is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
MW MSD Provider Approval # NE1019-5-297
You must be able to attend the entire educational activity to receive contact hours. No partial credit will be awarded.
This symposium is co-sponsored by the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Nebraska Medicine, and Children's Hospital & Medical Center through the resources of the UNMC Center for Continuing Education.