AAP SPONSORED ACTIVITIES
Practical Care of the Adolescent and Young Adult Course
February 9-12, 2017
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Topics will include practical updates in cardiovascular health, reproductive health, dermatology, sports medicine, and mental health, as well as strategies for caring for adolescents and young adults in the office setting. The Self-Assessment portion of this course is approved through the AAP MOC Portfolio Program for 10 points by the ABP for MOC Part 2. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. It is sponsored by the Section on Adolescent Health and the Section on Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. Registration opens in the Fall. Visit shopAAP for details.
The PREP Adolescent Medicine is a collaborative effort between the Academy and the Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM). This intensively peer-reviewed state-of-the art online self-assessment program is being developed by leading pediatric adolescent medicine specialists for specialists. Content will include:
- Case-based questions to challenge your knowledge in the extensive scope of this specialty.
- Thorough explanations of preferred responses with the most up-to-date references available for your review.
- Important points highlighted with graphics and charts.
- Questions and critiques based on In-Training, Certification, and Maintenance of Certification Examination content specifications from the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP).
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OTHER CME OPPORTUNITIES
Vulvodynia: A Common and Under-Recognized Pain Disorder in Women and Female Adolescents ― Integrating Current Knowledge into Clinical Practice
The National Vulvodynia Association (NVA) is pleased to announce the release of its updated continuing education (CE/CME) program on Vulvodynia. The program was created in collaboration with five vulvodynia experts to promote prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment for women with vulvodynia. It is CE/CME-accredited by Dannemiller, Inc. until March 31, 2018. This self-guided tutorial incorporates the latest research findings and covers all aspects of the condition, including prevalence, etiology, differential diagnosis and treatment options. It can be accessed free of charge here.
The National Vulvodynia Association also announces the publication of a revised version of their popular self-help guide for women with vulvodynia. The guide covers vulvodynia from both the gynecological and chronic pain perspectives, providing suggestions for self-care and advice from other affected women. Health care providers can order hard copies for their office here. Alternatively, paper copies can be ordered by contacting the NVA administrator, Gigi Brecheen, at email@example.com or 301-949-5114.