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Essentials of Pediatric Orthopedics

Michele T. Cimino, MSN, RN

Friday, May 12, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

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Shriners Hospitals for Children - Philadelphia will host a CME course for local providers to lean the nuts and bolts of pediatric orthopedics:

Target Audience:
This conference is aimed at practicing primary care Pediatricians, Residents, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioner, and Physician Assistant Students who are involved with the management of or diagnosing of pediatric orthopaedic and spine conditions.

Educational Objectives:

  • At the conclusion of the conference, participants should be able to:
  • Describe how to do a pediatric orthopaedic exam
  • Demonstrate early recognition of pediatric orthopaedic conditions and congenital disorders
  • Discuss the principles of the radiology of the developing human skeleton
  • Identify emergent/urgent fractures
  • Highlight the urgency of nerve injury treatment
  • Demonstrate how to screen for scoliosis
  • Discuss indications for bracing versus surgery for scoliosis
  • Create a management plan for abnormal head positioning and identify signs and symptoms of when to refer a patient for consultation
  • Identify when to order further diagnostic tests on a spinal dimple and when to refer

Accreditation Statement:
St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Certification Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Pennsylvania Medical Society through the joint sponsorship of St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children and Shriners Hospitals for Children®.
St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Policy:
Speakers and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing medical education activities sponsored by Shriners Hospitals for Children/St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).

For More Information:
Contact Michele T. Cimino, MSN, RN, Clinical Education Coordinator

To download a copy of the program please follow the below link:

Have questions about Essentials of Pediatric Orthopedics? Contact Michele T. Cimino, MSN, RN

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Shriners Hospitals for Children - Philadelphia
3551 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Friday, May 12, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

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