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Interprofessional Course on Developmental Disabilities in Pediatrics
 

Interprofessional Course on Developmental Disabilities in Pediatrics, Including Congenital Zika Syndrome

A free conference for community pediatricians, family physicians, pediatric and family nurse practitioners, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech-language pathologists, special education teachers, school administrators, audiologists, social workers, and clinical and developmental psychologists

Conference purpose

This conference will use an interprofessional approach to identifying and managing global developmental delay, autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability and behavior problems. We will also discuss the myriad causes for intellectual and developmental disabilities, including congenital Zika. The course emphasizes patient- and family-centered care and web-based resources.

Family event

Title: Family Workshop on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Location: Children’s Hospital, Second Floor Theater
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

This free event will help you become a better advocate for a child with an intellectual and/or developmental disability (IDD). Experts in IDD will speak about a variety of topics, including autism, intellectual disability, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), cerebral palsy, and learning disabilities. Each topic will be followed by a question-and-answer session. You will also learn about local resources and organizations dedicated to helping those with IDD.

Every family will receive a $20 Target gift certificate. Lunch will be served. Childcare will not be provided Lunch will be served.

Dates and locations
 

January 20, 2018
Wadlington Conference Room
Monroe Carell Jr. Children Hospital at Vanderbilt
2200 Children’s Way
Nashville, TN 37232
8:00 am to 5:00 pm Central Time
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February 10, 2018
The Millennium Conference Centre
2001 Millennium Place
Johnson City, TN 37604
8:00 am to 5:00 pm Eastern Time
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April 28, 2018

University of Tennessee Conference Center
600 Henley Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
8:00 am to 5:00 pm Eastern Time
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May 12, 2018

The Siskin Children's Institute
1101 Carter Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402
8:00 am to 5:00 pm Eastern Time
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Credits offered

7.75 CME/CNE credits are available for physicians, psychologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and social workers (Category 1 CME, CNE, ASHA CE, and APA CE).

Agenda

8:00 – 8:15 Welcome and Introductions
8:15 – 9:15 Developmental Pediatrics and Congenital Zika Primer
9:00 – 12:00 Case 1: Preschooler with Developmental and Behavioral Concerns
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch during Case Discussions
1:30 – 4:45 Case 2: School-Aged Child with Developmental and Behavioral Concerns

Course director

Tyler Reimschisel, M.D., M.H.P.E.
Director, Vanderbilt Consortium LEND
Director, Division of Developmental Medicine and the
Center for Child Development

Sponsors

  • Vanderbilt Consortium Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Program
  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Center for Child Development
  • State of Tennessee Department of Health

Learning objectives

After participating in this CME activity, clinician participants should be able to describe and discuss

  1. Evaluating and managing patients with common intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), including intellectual disability, autism, cerebral palsy, and behavioral problems
  2. Accessing useful web-based family resources and support groups in their communities for children with IDD and their families
  3. Providing early screening for IDDs to facilitate early intervention
  4. Incorporating into their practice the family-centered care approach to children with IDDs, including congenital Zika syndrome
  5. Including and collaborating with multiple healthcare professionals in the care of children with IDDs, including congenital Zika infection

For more information and answers to questions, email Tara Minor.


Last Edited: November 28, 2017
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