You are invited to attend “Imaging of Child Abuse: Exam Room, Reading Room, and Court Room,” that will be held February 26-28, 2016 at the beautiful Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista and allows participants specially priced tickets to Disney activities!
Co-sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Society for Pediatric Radiology, this is the only course that specifically targets physicians who are interested in learning more about the medical evaluation of child abuse. The course will combine plenary-style lectures, question and answer sessions, interactive small group workshops and case presentations; promoting a close interaction between the participant and renowned faculty. Save $150 by registering by January 26, 2016 and receive discounted AAP member pricing!
Conference highlights include:
- Describe the neurologic, skeletal and visceral injury patterns seen with physical child abuse
- Recognize the mechanisms and know the pattern specificities of abusive injuries
- Identify the metabolic diseases, dysplasias, accidental injuries and normal variants that may simulate abuse
- Apply new imaging techniques and algorithms for the evaluation of suspected abuse
- Describe the legal definitions and processes in cases of abuse
- Define the parameters that constitute responsible expert witness testimony in cases of alleged child abuse
For more information or to register, visit shop.aap.org/ica2016
Many sessions will be interactive, so participants will have the opportunity to address specific issues that impact their practice.
- The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- The AAP designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
- This activity is acceptable for a maximum of 17.25 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the AAP
- This program is accredited for 17.25 NAPNAP CE contact hours; pharmacology (Rx) content hours to be determined per the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Continuing Education Guidelines.