PCO Webinar: Early Diagnosis and Intervention of Vascular Anomalies (Infantile Hemangiomas and Malformations)

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Early Diagnosis and Intervention of Vascular Anomalies  (Infantile Hemangiomas and Malformations)

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

3:00 – 4:00 PM EDT

We invite you to join us on Wednesday, May 17, at 3:00 PM EDT when Bernard Cohen, MD, FAAP, immediate past chair of the AAP Section on Dermatology, and Linda Rozell-Shannon, PhD, discuss the early diagnosis and intervention of vascular anomalies.

During this webinar, the presenters will:

  • Distinguish between vascular malformations and tumors in infants and children, including infantile hemangiomas.
  • Discuss the need for early referral at the 4-week well baby checkup.
  • Learn the clinical presentation, diagnosis course, and management of infantile hemangiomas.
  • Recognize markers for infantile hemangiomas that are high risk for complications.
  • Understand management guidelines for uncomplicated and complicated infantile hemangiomas.
  • Review traditional and new therapies for infantile hemangiomas.
  • Explore the psychosocial issues parents face having a child with a vascular anomaly.
  • Stress the importance of insurance approval for all treatments.

To view the webinar on May 17, please click here or use the following url:

Upcoming CME Opportunity: New Horizons in Pediatrics (April 29-30, 2017)

New Horizons in Pediatrics
Saturday, April 29, and Sunday, April 30, 2017

Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center
800 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308

Course Description
The purpose of this conference is to update pediatric practitioners and family practitioners about the latest information regarding medical conditions that affect pediatric and adolescent patients, and recommended treatment options.

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CE Opportunity: Pediatric Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Seminar (Nov. 5, 2016)

Pediatric Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Seminar

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Providing Quality
Musculoskeletal Care From Elementary School to High School

Target Audience:
This course is designed for primary care physicians, family physicians, emergency department/urgent care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical therapists and athletic trainers involved in the care of children and teens with orthopaedic conditions and sports injuries. Participants are welcome to choose either track throughout the seminar to meet their educational needs.

Saturday, November 5, 2016
7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Emory AAP Fall 2016 Newsletter


We would like to introduce you to our new quarterly newsletter for all things Emory AAP!

The Emory chapter is a part of District X and we are your AAP representatives for the 2016-2017 year. This newsletter will provide information about local, regional and national upcoming events. We will also highlight our outstanding residents and faculty representing Emory with the AAP. There will be websites providing resources for educational opportunities, advocacy activities, scholarships and more. We hope you find this newsletter informative and enjoyable.

Feel free to share your thoughts on information you would like to see in upcoming newsletters.

Your AAP Class Reps 2016-2017

AAP’s PCO Webinar: Brief Resolved Unexplained Events

Don’t miss this month’s free Pediatric Care Online (PCO) webinar:

Brief Resolved Unexplained Events
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
1:00 – 2:00 PM EDT

We invite you to join us on Wednesday, June 22, at 1:00 PM EDT when Joel S. Tieder, MD, MPH, FAAP discusses the new American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) clinical practice guideline for the management of brief resolved unexplained events (formerly called “apparent life-threatening events”).

Webinar objectives include:

  • Learn about the new definition and guideline for brief resolved unexplained events (formerly called “apparent life-threatening events”) from the AAP
  • Apply national recommendations for the diagnosis and management of patients experiencing an apparent life-threatening event or brief resolved unexplained event

To view the webinar on Wednesday, June 22, please click here or use the following url:

Joel S. Tieder, MD, MPH, FAAP, is a pediatric hospitalist and is recognized as a national leader in quality improvement education and research. He is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington and the Director of Seattle Children’s Multi-Specialty Maintenance of Certification Program. He is the Vice Chair of the AAP Council on Quality Improvement and Patient Safety and the Chair for the AAP Subcommittee on Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (formerly referred to as “Apparent Life Threatening Events”) which published a new guideline in May. He has led many national research projects aimed to improve the quality of care for children hospitalized with acute gastroenteritis, urinary tract infection, apparent life-threatening events, community-acquired pneumonia, diabetic ketoacidosis, food anaphylaxis, and neonatal sepsis.

Upcoming Provider Professional Development Workshop (Jan 2015)

Did you learn this in medical school?

Physicians, advanced practitioners and nurses are invited to attend a new education series of professional development workshops, starting Thursday, January 28 hosted during lunch at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston.

The workshops are designed for clinicians seeking to improve their knowledge and skills in the areas of leadership, communication, and medical education training. Critical competencies such as professionalism and interpersonal communication will be discussed during an interactive working lunch session.

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CE Opportunity: Improving Responses to Public Health Threats: Lessons from Influenza and Ebola.

Pediatric Grand Rounds @ Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta – Egleston
(In Classroom 5 and available through WebEx)

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Improving Responses to Public Health Threats: Lessons from Influenza and Ebola

Presented by Stephen C. Redd, M.D., R.A.D.M., Director, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response

Complimentary breakfast is provided.

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