Early identification and intervention related to Pediatric issues such as tethered cord, Cryaniosynostosis and Plagiocephaly (flat head syndrome), may support improved patient outcomes. This education will improve provider knowledge of current treatments and patient/parent counseling.
Lance S. Governale, M.D., Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery
Intended Audience includes: Primary Care, Radiologists, Pediatricians, Oncology/Hematology, ED/Urgent Care, Neurologists, Physician Assistants, Advanced Care Practitioners, Nurses, Residents, and clinical students.
The program objectives include:
- Comparing the clinical features of the varieties of Craniosynostosis, and contrast with positional Plagiocephaly;
- Differentiating between benign Macrocrania and Hydrocephalus; and
- Identifying cutaneos signs that may signify an underlying tethered spinal cord.
ADENA HEALTH SYSTEM IS ACCREDITED BY THE OHIO STATE MEDICAL ASSOCIATION AND AMERICAN OSTEOPATHIC ASSOCIATION TO PROVIDE COUNTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION FOR PHYSICIANS. ADENA HEALTH SYSTEM DESIGNATES THIS LIVE EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY FOR A MAXIMUM OF 1 AMA PRA CATEGORY 1 CREDIT™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This program is approved for 1 credit hour of AOA Category 2-A CME credits.
The Ohio Board of Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM for the purpose of re-licensure.
Disclosure: There are no commercial interests to disclose by the event speaker, planners or CME Committee members.