Hirschsprung Disease – What Every Provider Needs To Know

Virtual Provider Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program

Continuing medical education consists of educational activities, which serve to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance and relationships that a physician uses to provide services for patients. We are pleased to announce our new 2020-21 Virtual Physician CME Program.  There is no charge for attending these webinars and following the webinar, you will receive CME credit.

Category:

Colorectal 

Topic:

Hirschsprung Disease – What Every Provider Needs To Know

Date:

December 7, 2020

Time:

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Who Should Attend:

Pediatricians, Primary Care Providers and Registered Nurses

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify which children with constipation should be evaluated for Hirschsprung Disease
  • List the concerning features and life-threatening nature of Hirschsprung Disease related enterocolitis
  • Outline the differences between Hirschsprung Disease related enterocolitis and usual childhood viral infections

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits:

1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality and the California Medication Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity is approved for a  1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) Designation for 1.0 contact hour.

About Payam Saadai, M.D., FAAP, FACS and Jennifer Miranda, MSN, FNP-C

Dr. Saadai and Jennifer Miranda

Payam Saadai, M.D., FAAP, FACS
Director, Pediatric Colorectal Center at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California
Jennifer Miranda, MSN, FNP – C
Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Surgery at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California

Payam Saadai, M.D., is a pediatric surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California and the UC Davis Health Center. Dr. Saadai completed a fetal research fellowship at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals and his clinical pediatric surgery fellowship at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He is board-certified in general and pediatric surgery and specializes in pediatric colorectal disorders including Hirschsprung Disease and anorectal malformations.

Jennifer received her Masters in Science at the UC San Francisco in 2018, a program that focused on the social, ecological and economic obstacles to health. She helps lead Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California’s Colorectal Program that focuses on a ground-breaking multidisciplinary team approach to create the best possible outcomes for children and families struggling with colorectal and motility disorders.

Presentation Materials:

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Virtual CME evaluation form

In order to obtain CME credit, return your completed evaluation form by:

  • Emailing to ShrinersContinuingEducation@shrinenet.org or
  • Faxing to (916) 453-2247 or
  • Sending to Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California, Continuing Education, 2425 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95817