POPULAR CONFERENCE – ENROLLMENT LIMITED – REGISTER EARLY!                   4th Annual Conference on              EMERGENC...
CONFERENCE DESCRIPTION                                                                    CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITOur 4...
CONFERENCE FACULTY                                           CONFERENCE SCHEDULEVeda Ackerman, MD                         ...
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION INFORMATION                                                                    TERMS & CONDITIONS ...
CONFERENCE LOCATION                         Manhattan is exciting at any time of the year, but in December, when the holid...
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4th Annual Conference on Emergencies in Pediatrics

  1. 1. POPULAR CONFERENCE – ENROLLMENT LIMITED – REGISTER EARLY! 4th Annual Conference on EMERGENCIES IN PEDIATRICS Including topics on: Pediatric Arrhythmias, Opthalmologic Emergencies, Sport Injuries, Severe Asthma, Toxicology, Infectious Disease Emergencies and much more... DECEMBER 14-15, 2012 (Friday and Saturday) HILTON NEW YORK HOTEL & TOWERS (Mid-Town Manhattan) New York City, New York Sponsored by “The speakers chosen by Symposia Medicus are experts in their fields. They are extremely effective communicators who clearly discuss topics thoroughly. They show the literature related to the subject, and then make recommendations based on that literature.” -Ernest Ertmoed, MD "You always manage to find an outstanding faculty that make the conference exciting, fascinating, and keeps me coming back. Thanks!” -Sandra Wigen, MSN SINCE 1978 "Symposia Medicus has concise, informative and up-to-date lectures. I would definitely attend another Symposia Medicus conference.” A Non-Profit Corporation for -Devon Millard, MDContinuing Medical & Nursing Education for this conference or view other educational conferences at Register On-Line... w w w. s y m p o s i a m e d i c u s . o r g
  2. 2. CONFERENCE DESCRIPTION CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITOur 4 Annual Conference on Emergencies in Pediatrics focuses on th Physiciansmany of the challenges facing Pediatric and Emergency health care Symposia Medicus designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMAprofessionals. The goal of this conference is to increase participants’ PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only creditknowledge and enhance competence in managing many pediatric commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.emergency dilemmas. Participants will be able to apply new knowledgeand skills immediately to clinical practice through participation in lectures This continuing medical education activity has been reviewed by theand discussions. This conference is designed for physicians, nurse American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for a maximum ofpractitioners, physician assistants and nurses involved in pediatric and 12 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPDemergency care. Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.Topics for this year’s conference have been selected based on professionalpractice gaps identified that resulted from extensive target audience needs Application has been made to the American College of Emergencyassessment data. This needs assessment data is derived from a variety of Physicians for ACEP Category I credit.sources including evaluations and outcomes data from past participants;clinical expert input; Symposia Medicus’ online survey; and other medical Application for CME credit has also been filed with the American Academyand nursing data. of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.An outstanding faculty has been assembled for this conference. Faculty Physician Assistantsmembers are committed to providing participants with current and practical The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts Category 1 CMEinformation. Each member was selected based on individual area of approval from organizations accredited by the ACCME.expertise and ability to communicate first-hand information to participants. Nurse Practitioners/NursesYour participation in this conference will provide you an opportunity to share The ANCC contact hours awarded for completion of this conference are 12.current ideas with colleagues across the country, amidst the excitement ofNew York City during the holiday season. Provider is also approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP2335, for 14.4 contact hours.CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES Pharmacology Credit for Prescriptive Authority A maximum of 2 hours in pharmacology credit for prescriptive authorityAfter participating in this conference, you should have an increased may be earned by attending this educational conference. Sessions awardingknowledge of and be more competent to… pharmacology credit for prescriptive authority are denoted with an Rx in the schedule.• Develop a pharmacotherapy plan for pediatric asthma based on severity and control EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES• Recognize complicated features of apparently simple pediatric ophthalmologic diagnoses Each registrant will receive an extensive conference syllabus containing pertinent information on each topic presented. The syllabus is available• Provide initial ideal management of knee, ankle and shoulder on paper (black and white type/photos) or on a flash drive (full color). sports injuries Please make your syllabus choice on the conference registration form. By requesting your syllabus on a flash drive, you will not receive a• Manage the child with heart failure or shock paper syllabus. If you request the flash drive syllabus and bring your laptop to the conference, be aware that there are no electrical outlets at the• Recognize the new drugs of abuse being used in the pediatric and conference tables. Make sure your laptop is fully charged each day. adolescent populations Extra copies of this syllabus, whether on flash drive or paper, are available• Diagnose and manage pediatric infectious disease emergencies for purchase by writing, with payment ($60 for paper, $25 for flash drive) to: Symposia Medicus, 399 Taylor Blvd., Suite 201, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-2287 (please refer to syllabus #1242 and indicate type of mediaACCREDITATION preferred).This educational activity was planned and produced in accordance with theACCME and ANCC essentials and standards relating to continuing medicaland nursing education.Symposia Medicus is accredited by the Accreditation Council forContinuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medicaleducation for physicians.Symposia Medicus is accredited as a provider of continuing nursingeducation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commissionon Accreditation.Each participant should only claim credit commensurate with the extent oftheir participation in the activity.Certificates of credit will be given to participants on-site at the conclusion ofthe conference.Page 2 Conference Brochure #1242, 4th Annual Conference on Emergencies in Pediatrics Since 1978
  3. 3. CONFERENCE FACULTY CONFERENCE SCHEDULEVeda Ackerman, MD Friday, December 14 Saturday, December 15Associate Professor of PediatricsSection of Pediatric Pulmonary, 7:00am Registration & Check-in 7:30am Continental BreakfastCritical Care, and Allergy Continental BreakfastIndiana University School of MedicineIndianapolis, Indiana 8:00 Infectious Disease Emergencies 8:00 Conference Introduction in Pediatrics: You Make the CallGil Binenbaum, MD, MSCE, FAAO, FAAP S. Michael Marcy, MD (Rx = 25 minutes)Attending Surgeon, Division of Ophthalmology S. Michael Marcy, MDChildren’s Hospital of Philadelphia 8:15 Uncle Bill’s Rhythm Review:Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology Outpatient Diagnosis & 8:45 Recognition & Management ofUniversity of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Management of Dangerous the Child with Heart Failure orPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania Pediatric Arrhythmias Shock (Rx = 15 minutes) William Lutin, MD William Lutin, MDJames G. Garrick, MDOrthopedic Surgeon 9:00 Diagnosis of Acute Right Lower 9:30 Questions & AnswersDirector, Center of Sports Medicine Quadrant Pain: A Pediatrician’s Group DiscussionSaint Francis Memorial Hospital Perspective (Rx = 15 minutes) Faculty Panel & AudienceClinical ProfessorDepartment of Pediatrics S. Michael Marcy, MDUniversity of California, San Francisco 10:00 Break (hotel check-out,School of Medicine 9:45 Questions & Answers if applicable)San Francisco, California Group Discussion Faculty Panel & Audience 10:30 Pediatric Eye Emergencies:Robert S. Hoffman, MD, FACEP, FAACT Interactive CasesDirector, New York City Poison Control Center 10:15 Break Gil Binenbaum, MDAssociate Professor of Emergency Medicineand Medicine (Clinical Pharmacology) 10:30 Sports Injuries: All You Need to 11:15 Animal Bites: Diagnosis,New York University School of Medicine and Know About the Knee, Ankle & Treatment & PreventionBellevue Hospital Center Shoulder in a 90-Second Exam (Rx = 15 minutes)New York, New York James Garrick, MD S. Michael Marcy, MDWilliam Lutin, MD, PhD, FAAP, FACCProfessor of Pediatrics 11:15 Pharmacotherapy of Pediatric Noon Pulmonary DiagnosticDirector, Pediatric Cardiac Diagnostic Laboratories & Asthma (Rx = 40 minutes) ChallengesPediatric Cardiology Veda Ackerman, MD Veda Ackerman, MDFellowship ProgramMedical College of Georgia Noon Questions & Answers 12:45pm Questions & AnswersAugusta, Georgia Group Discussion Group Discussion Faculty Panel & Audience Faculty Panel & AudienceS. Michael Marcy, MDConference Chairman 12:30pm Lunch Break (on your own) 1:30 Conference AdjournsClinical Professor of PediatricsUSC and UCLA Schools of Medicine 2:00 Ophthalmologic Emergencies inStaff Pediatrician Children: Findings You Don’tDepartment of PediatricsKaiser Foundation Hospital Want to MissWest Los Angeles, California Gil Binenbaum, MD 2:45 Heart Murmurs: Rx = Pharmacology CreditConsistent with ACCME and ANCC policy, faculty forthis educational activity are asked to disclose any Innocent or Guilty? for Prescriptive Authoritycommercial interests that may create or may be William Lutin, MD will be granted for these sessionsperceived as creating a conflict related to thematerial they will be presenting, as well as 3:30 Breaklimitations on clinical studies presented, and any“off-label” use suggestions for medical products.Additionally, Symposia Medicus Board, Planning 3:45 Drugs of Abuse: What’s OutCommittee, and Staff members have disclosed that There Now - What to Worrythey have no significant financial relationships thatcould pose a conflict of interest to the planning of About Tomorrow (Rx= 10 minutes)this conference. This information is intended to Robert Hoffman, MDassist you in forming your own judgments aboutcontent presented. Disclosure information will be 4:30 Questions & Answersincluded in your syllabus and/or verbally disclosedat the conference. Group Discussion Faculty Panel & Audience 5:15 Adjourn for the DayPage 3 Conference Brochure #1242, 4th Annual Conference on Emergencies in Pediatrics Since 1978
  4. 4. CONFERENCE REGISTRATION INFORMATION TERMS & CONDITIONS (Continued)This conference usually sells out. Early registration is advised. • Children 18 years old & younger stay free in room with parents.TUITION: EARLY REGULAR • Third and fourth guests (over 18 years old) are an additional $30.00 each, per night. If postmarked by If postmarked after October 5, 2012 October 5, 2012 • Cribs and rollaways are an additional $30 each for the entire length of stay (subject to Physicians $495 $595 availability). Residents, Nurses, PAs & All Others $410 $510 • Check-in time is 3:00pm and check-out time is 12:00pm. All guests arriving prior to 3:00pm will• Tuition includes continuing education certification, extensive conference syllabus, continental be accommodated as rooms become available. breakfast, and refreshments. Cancellation Policies• Tuition may be paid by check, money order, Visa, MasterCard, or Discover. • Conference cancellations must be confirmed in writing and a 10% of paid tuition processing• Register on-line at www.symposiamedicus.org or by using the form in this brochure. fee will be assessed. No refunds will be made if cancellation is postmarked after November 9, 2012; however, tuition, less 10% processing fee may be applied to a future• Telephone registrations can be made Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm (Pacific Time), by Symposia Medicus conference. calling (925) 969-1789 or (800) 327-3161. Registrations can also be faxed to (925) 969-1795. • Per our hotel contract, hotel reservation cancellations must be made in writing to Symposia Medicus and you will receive a full refund if postmarked by November 9, 2012. After• If paying by check, make payable to Symposia Medicus, and send with registration form November 9, 2012, no hotel refunds can be made. to 399 Taylor Blvd., Suite 201, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-2287. • All cancellations must be made in writing and postmarked by the dates stated above.• Registrations can also be faxed if paying with Visa, MasterCard or Discover to (925) 969-1795. • In the unlikely event of conference cancellation by Symposia Medicus, full tuition and (if• Conference registration will be confirmed via email and more information on travel, hotel, and applicable) hotel deposit refunds will be made. Symposia Medicus will not be responsible for activities will be sent. refunding travel or any other expenses.• This conference meets the requirements for CE tax deductibility; however, we suggest you consult your financial authority for more information. AIR TRAVEL INFORMATION• For additional conference or lodging information, call Symposia Medicus at Symposia Medicus has arranged for discount fares with Alaska, American, Delta, and United (800) 327-3161 or (925) 969-1789, or visit our website at www.symposiamedicus.org Airlines for this conference. Reservations can be made either through your travel agency or through the airlines’ Convention Desk at the websites or numbers listed below.• For information on air reservations and ticketing assistance, you may either call the airlines direct or your travel agent. Please see the Airline Travel Information portion of this In order to receive the discounted rate, you or your travel agent must refer to the Symposia brochure for further information. Medicus Group ID numbers listed below. Alaska Airlines For discounts on Alaska Airlines flights, please book online atCONFERENCE LODGING INFORMATION (Reserve Early – Hotel Rooms At Our Group Convention Desk: www.alaskaair.com and insert ECMG133 into the e-certificateRates Sell Out Fast!) code box. For questions, please call the Alaska Airlines Convention Desk at (800) 445-4435.Symposia Medicus has reserved a block of rooms with group rates at the Hilton New York Hotel& Towers, located in the heart of Manhattan at 1335 Avenue of the Americas (on 6 th Avenue, American Airlines For discounts on American Airlines flights, please book online atbetween 53 rd & 54 th Streets). Convention Desk: www.aa.com and insert 57D2AX into the promotion code box. For questions, please call the American Airlines Convention DeskOne night’s deposit (room rate only) must accompany your reservation. The balance of your at (800) 433-1790.lodging, hotel fees as stated below, and all incidental charges are due to the hotel upon check-out.The hotel accepts most major credit cards. Delta Airlines For discounts on Delta Airlines flights, please book online at Convention Desk: www.delta.com and click the box “from Airport” and anotherYou can receive these rates by reserving the following ways: page will appear. At the bottom of that page, click the link “Meeting Event Code” and insert NM9H2. For questions,• On-line at our website, www.symposiamedicus.org; OR please call the Delta Airlines Convention Desk at (800) 328-1111.• Calling Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm (Pacific Time), (925) 969-1789 or (800) 327-3161; OR United Airlines For discounts on United Airlines flights, please book online at Convention Desk: www.ual.com and insert ZMTN245355 in the offer code box.• Fax form with Visa, MasterCard, or Discover to (925) 969-1795; OR For questions, please call the United Airlines Convention Desk• By check, make payable to Symposia Medicus and send with registration form to at (800) 521-4041. 399 Taylor Blvd., Suite 201, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-2287.HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS ARE IN HIGH DEMAND IN NEW YORK CITY DURING THIS HOLIDAYSEASON, WE RECOMMEND YOU MAKE YOUR HOTEL RESERVATIONS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. CAR RENTAL DISCOUNTPlease note that our block of rooms is limited and on a first come, first served basis. Symposia Medicus has arranged conference discounts with AVIS and Budget Car Rentals.PLEASE RESERVE EARLY as rooms may sell out and/or room rates may increase. Reservations can be made by phone; please refer to the conference code and the conference/airport location when making your reservations. Please see below: GROUP RATES ROOM TYPE ROOM DESCRIPTION AVIS 800-331-1600 AWD # B766625 (SINGLE/DOUBLE) Run of House $386/night All guest rooms feature in-room thermostat control, Budget 800-772-3773 BCD # U076767 27 inch television, on-demand entertainment including video games, refreshment center, spacious work area, coffeemaker, and two HOLIDAY ENTERTAINMENT AND THEATER ASSISTANCE telephones with voicemail and dataport. During this busy holiday time in New York City, it is difficult to get theater tickets, so we have*Executive Level $443/night Executive level accommodations (on higher floors purchased a block of theater tickets for a variety of popular performances during your stay (see of the hotel) include the same features as the below). We have a limited number of tickets for each performance and anticipate they will all sell standard rooms as well as upgraded bath amenities, out, so we recommend you call as soon as possible. The seats are in the Orchestra or Mezzanine. bottled water, robes, and access to the Executive To order tickets, please call Symposia Medicus with Visa, MasterCard, or Discover at Lounge, located on the lobby level, featuring (925) 969-1789. No ticket refunds or exchanges can be made. continental breakfast daily, hors d’oeuvres in the afternoon and evening, as well as continuous Friday and/or Saturday Night Shows coffee and tea service. Executive Level rooms offer separate ground floor check-in and concierge service. Lion King One Man, Two Guvnors*Rooms are very limited, please reserve early Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular (3-D LIVE) Spider Man The Book of MormonTERMS & CONDITIONS Wicked Hotel Policies Other shows may become available, please call us for assistance.• Group rates above are per night and do not include the following (subject to change): We strongly recommend you call for theater tickets as soon as possible - New York State & City taxes currently 14.875% per room, per night as these popular performances sell out early! - $2.00 per room, per night occupancy tax - $1.50 per room, per night tertiary tax• Maximum guest room capacity is four, regardless of age.Page 4 Conference Brochure #1242, 4th Annual Conference on Emergencies in Pediatrics Since 1978
  5. 5. CONFERENCE LOCATION Manhattan is exciting at any time of the year, but in December, when the holiday season activities are at their peak, it is an experience you won’t want to miss. Few places in the world have the magnetism and thrilling pace of New York City, and our conference will be held right in the heart of it all. Conveniently located in mid-town Manhattan, the Hilton New York Hotel & Towers is just a short walk away from Broadway theaters; Radio City Music Hall; Rockefeller Center; the Museum of Modern Art; the Diamond District; Times Square; and, Central Park. Our beautiful hotel makes this weekend in New York appealing, and the outstanding theater, opera and other live performances this holiday season make it even more enticing. You’re sure to enjoy this exciting conference on Emergencies in Pediatrics in the exhilarating surroundings of New York City. 2012 CALENDAR OF FUTURE CONFERENCES (For our complete calendar of conferences, please visit www.symposiamedicus.org) 1221 14th Annual Summer Conference on Pediatrics Jackson Hole, Wyoming Jul 11-14 1223 17th Annual Summer Conference on Primary Care Sedona, Arizona Jul 11-14 1224 20th National Conference on Advances in Perinatal and Pediatric Nutrition Stanford, California Jul 16-18 1225 8th Annual Summer Conference on Emergency Medicine Jackson Hole, Wyoming Jul 25-28 1228 Hot Topics in Pediatric Emergencies Alaska Cruise (Celebrity Cruises – Infinity) Jul 27-Aug 3 1230 Current Issues in Women’s Health Care Mediterranean Cruise (Celebrity Cruises – Silhouette) Sep 29-Oct 11 1235 28th Annual Fall Conference on Pediatric Emergencies Maui, Hawaii Oct 24-27 1238 23rd Annual Conference on Hot Topics in Primary Care Aruba, Dutch Caribbean Nov 7-10 1236 Challenges in Obstetrics & Gynecology Eastern Caribbean Cruise (Celebrity Cruises – Eclipse) Nov 9-17 1240 13th Annual Fall Conference on Emergency Medicine Rio Mar, Puerto Rico Nov 14-17 1244 16th Annual Conference on Emergencies in Primary Care New York City, New York Dec 14-15 For more information on any of these conferences, please write to: Symposia Medicus, 399 Taylor Blvd., Suite 201, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-2287; call (800) 327-3161 or (925) 969-1789; email us at info@symposiamedicus.org; OR visit our website at www.symposiamedicus.org to view brochures of upcoming conferences. Brochures are available 6-8 months prior to conference.Page 5 Conference Brochure #1242, 4th Annual Conference on Emergencies in Pediatrics Since 1978
  6. 6. CONFERENCE & LODGING REGISTRATION FORM SYMPOSIA MEDICUS Register on-line at www.symposiamedicus.org 4th Annual Conference on OR complete this form and mail or fax with appropriate payment to: EMERGENCIES IN PEDIATRICS Symposia Medicus HILTON NEW YORK HOTEL & TOWERS 399 Taylor Blvd., Suite 201 (Mid-Town Manhattan) Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-2287 New York City, New York Phone (925) 969-1789 or (800) 327-3161 • Fax (925) 969-1795 December 14-15, 2012 PLEASE PRINT LEGIBLY: (Show name and one degree as you would like it printed on your conference materials): Registrant’s Name: ______________________________________________________________________________ Degree: _____________________ First Last E-mail Address (required): _______________________________________________________________________________________ In order to receive registration confirmation, as well as access to CME credit and conference information, the REGISTRANTS single and unique email address must be provided. Mailing Address: ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Street City State Zip If above is a hospital or office address, please show name/suite # here: ___________________________________________________________________ Primary Work: (______)______________________________________ Home: (______)_________________________________________________ Cell: (______)_____________________________________________ Fax: (______)___________________________________________________ Professional Name of Hospital Specialty: ______________________________________ or Workplace:_______________________________________________________________ Do you have a copy of the brochure for this conference? Yes______ No______ Our conference syllabus is available on paper or flash drive. Please check here if you’d like your syllabus on flash drive. #1242 No paper syllabus will be given if you choose flash drive. LODGING RESERVATIONS Please reserve accommodations at the Hilton New York Hotel & Towers for: Arrival:____________________ ________/________/______ Departure:_______________________ ________/________/______ (DAY of the week) Month Day Year (DAY of the week) Month Day Year GROUP RATES (Single/Double): • Group rates are per night and do not • Children 18 years old & younger stay free in include the following (subject to change): room with parents. Type of Room Group Rates -New York State & City taxes currently 14.875% per room, per night • Third and fourth guests (over 18 years old) Run of House $386/night -$2.00 per room, per night occupancy tax are an additional $30.00 each, per night. -$1.50 per room, per night tertiary tax • Cribs and rollaways are an additional $30 *Executive Level $443/night each for the entire length of stay (subject • Maximum guest room capacity is four, to availability). regardless of age. *Rooms are very limited, please reserve early • Executive Lounge now located on lobby level. Preferred Bed Type: King/Queen ______ Two Beds _____ (cannot guarantee) Names of All Room Occupants (and ages, if children) ____________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Please circle names of room occupants (other than you) who are registered for this conference Other Comments/Requests ________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ TUITION AMOUNT DUE ONE NIGHTS LODGING DEPOSIT - ROOM RATE ONLY TOTAL (Note: Balance of hotel charges will be due to hotel upon check-out) $ $ $ Payment Type: ____ Check (Please Enclose) ____ ____ ____ Cardholder’s Name: ______________________________________________ Signature:______________________________________________________ Billing Address: ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ (If different from above) Street City State Zip Card Number Expiration Date Security # Month/Year (last 3 digits on back of credit card) - - - / ALL INFORMATION STATED ABOVE WILL REMAIN CONFIDENTIAL TO SYMPOSIA MEDICUS By registering, you agree to the Terms & Conditions as stated in this brochure. Copies of this form can be used for additional registrations • Telephone registrations may be taken with Visa, MasterCard, or Discover by calling Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm (Pacific Time) • Phones: (800) 327-3161 or (925) 969-1789, or Fax (925) 969-1795 Visit our website for other educational conferences and/or to register on-line at: www.symposiamedicus.orgPage 6 Conference Brochure #1242, 4th Annual Conference on Emergencies in Pediatrics Since 1978

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