The Mount Sinai Pediatric Subspecialty Practice: Westchester Reception

Event Date
June 4, 2013

Event Time
5:30PM - 7:00PM

Location
The Rye Grill One Station Plaza Rye, NY 10580

Requires Registration
Yes

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Description

Program Goal
The Mount Sinai Pediatric Subspecialty Practice Westchester will be hosting a talk and reception for referring physicians of the Westchester county areas. Three speakers will discuss pediatric topics in nephrology and neuroscience (concussion program). The goal of this CME activity is to educate pediatricians to know when to treat and when to refer patients experiencing various forms of pediatrics conditions in these areas.

Objectives
At the conclusion of this CME activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Identify the implications of elevated blood pressure in children.
  • Explain the relevance of elevated blood pressure and the possibilities of hypertension or “white coat hypertension” to patients and families.
  • Identify patients for whom ambulatory blood pressure measurement (AMPM) should be used to differentiate true hypertension from white coat hypertension
  • Recognize and accurately diagnose Asperger’s disorder and autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
  • Understand the multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and management of ASD.
  • Explain to patients the medical interventions available for children with autism spectrum disorders with emphasis on current evidence of proven efficacy and the need for ongoing monitoring.

Who Should Attend?
Pediatricians who practice general medicine.

Registration Fees
Complimentary

Location/Directions and Parking
http://www.ryegrill.com/

Accreditation
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA
Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation
in the activity.

Verification of Attendance
Will be provided to all professionals.

Faculty Disclosure
It is the policy of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to ensure objectivity, balance, independence, transparency, and scientific rigor in all CME-sponsored educational activities. All faculty participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict of interest that may arise from the relationship. Presenters must also make a meaningful disclosure to the audience of their discussions of unlabeled or unapproved drugs or devices. This information will be available as part of the course materials.

Special Needs
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is in full compliance with provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is accessible for individuals with special needs. If you require any special accommodations, please contact Ashley Roessner at Ashley.roessner@mssm.edu.

Cancellation Policy
All requests must be confirmed in writing to cme@mssm.edu by May 15th, 2013

Conference Information
Contact the Office of CME at cme@mssm.edu or 212-731-7950.