Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Transmitting Knowledge – Not Illness
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Office of Continuing Medical Education
The Medical-Dental Staff of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Review some of the emerging infectious diseases that may affect children
- Review some of the recent updates and changes that have occurred in the recommendations for the use of currently available vaccines and vaccines in development
- Review the most common etiologies and common presentations of tickborne illnesses
- Review the common presentations and updated treatment for Kawasaki Disease
- Discuss options for the diagnosis and management of neonatal sepsis
- Review the presentations and complications associated with serious bacterial infections.
This continuing medical education program is designed to meet the educational needs of the Lurie Children’s Medical-Dental Staff and Allied Health Professionals.
The program will be held in the Birch Room at WoodWind.
Directions and Parking Information
WoodWind is located in the Lavin Family Pavilion within the Northwestern Medicine Campus, on the 18th Floor. Parking is available at nearby parking garages. Parking chaser tickets will be available to registered attendees for the Erie/Ontario and/or Huron/Superior garages.
The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Northwestern University FSM requires course directors, speakers, instructors, planners and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any relevant financial relationships. All identified potential conflicts of interest, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations are thoroughly vetted by Northwestern University FSM for fair balance. The faculty disclosures will be indicated in the course syllabus.
You may register by visiting our registration page. This activity is free of charge to members of the Lurie Children’s Medical-Dental Staff and Allied Health Staff.
Cancellations must be made in writing to the Medical Staff Office at MedicalStaffServices@luriechildrens.org.
Lurie Children’s fully intends to comply with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If any participant of this conference is in need of accommodation, please indicate those needs on the registration form or submit a written request to the Medical Staff Office at MedicalStaffServices@luriechildrens.org