Neurosurgery Update Session
This Practical Community Pediatrics Session is Presented by
The Brain Institute at Nicklaus Children's Hospital
The Practical Community Pediatrics (PCP) series was created to meet the needs of the primary care physician in the community.
“Evaluation of the pediatric cranium and management of abnormal head size, shape, and lesions “ - Shelly Wang, MD, MPH, FRCSC, FAANS
Primary Care Physicians, Medical Students, Sub-Specialty Physicians, Office Staff, and Community Agencies
At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to:
- Understand the pathophysiology, evaluation, etiology and management of macrocephaly, and recognize concerning features associated with pediatric hydrocephalus and shunt malfunction.
- Evaluate head shape, distinguish between craniosynostosis and positional plagiocephaly, and understand when to refer.
- Recognize common neurosurgical cranial diagnoses including scalp lesions, congenital defects, skull fractures, and select the appropriate tools for evaluation.
|06:30 - 07:00 pm||Registration, Dinner, Networking|
|07:00 - 08:20 pm||Shelly Wang, MD||Presentation|
|08:20 - 8:30 pm||Q&A|
Faculty Disclosure Statement:
Dr. Wang has not had (in the past 12 months) any conflicts of interest to resolve or relevant financial relationships with the manufacturers of products or services that will be discussed in this CME activity or in his presentation.
Dr. Wang will support this presentation and clinical recommendations with the “best available evidence” from medical literature.
Faculty/Planner Disclosure Policy:
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support, all planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content are required to disclose to the accredited provider their relevant financial relationships. Relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience.
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Nicklaus Children's Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of AMA PRA Category Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.50 Attendance
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