Torticollis and Early Onset Scoliosis – What Every Pediatric Provider Needs to Know

Virtual Provider Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program

Post

Category:

Orthopedic

Topic:

Torticollis and Early Onset Scoliosis – What Every Pediatric Provider Needs to Know

Date:

May 17

Time:

6-7 p.m.

Who Should Attend:

Pediatricians, PCPs, Orthopedic Specialists, RNs, School-Based Nurses

Learning Objectives:

Torticollis:

Identify the most common and important causes of Torticollis in infants and children

Outline how to initiate treatment for Torticollis by the child’s pediatrician / PCP

Describe how and when to refer a patient for Torticollis

Early Onset Scoliosis:

Compare and contrast different pathologies of Scoliosis in children under age 10

Outline the steps to initiate the appropriate workup for Early Onset Scoliosis

Describe how and when to refer a patient for Early Onset Scoliosis

Presentation Materials:

Torticollis and Early Onset Scoliosis – What Every Pediatric Provider Needs to Know

Torticollis and Early Onset Scoliosis - What Every Provider Needs to Know_PPT

FAQ Torticollis and Early Onset Scoliosis

Virtual CME Evaluation

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits:

1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Designation for 1.0 contact hour for each program.

About Joel Lerman, M.D.

Joel Lerman, M.D., is an orthopedic surgeon for Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California and associate professor in the department of orthopedic surgery at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. An honors graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine, Dr. Lerman practiced at the Shriners Hospitals for Children in Houston and was assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine before relocating to Northern California. Dr. Lerman is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and the National Board of Medical Examiners. He is licensed by the Medical Board of California, the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and the Arizona Board of Medical Examiners. His professional affiliations include the Association of Children’s Prosthetics and Orthotics Clinics, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America and the Scoliosis Research Society.

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