Pediatric B.K. Varma Conference
This conference is designed for the continuing education of pediatrics, family practice physicians, pediatric residents, advanced care providers, nursing staff, and other pediatric and adolescent healthcare professionals.
7:45 a.m. Introduction
Sunil Patel, MD; UPMC Harrisburg
Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
8 a.m. The Physiology of Concussion
Kush Patel, MD; UPMC Harrisburg
9 a.m. Pediatric Mental Health in the Age of COVID
Suliman El-Amin, MD; UPMC Harrisburg
10-10:15 a.m. BREAK
10:15 a.m. Lyme Disease
Andy Nowalk, MD; Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
11:15 a.m. Frenotomy in the Newborn
Dennis Kitsko, DO; Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
12:30 p.m. Conclusion of Program
Sunil Patel, MD
1 p.m. Adjournment
Virtual Conference through Teams.
No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 5.0 contact hours.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 5.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 5.00 Attendance
Registration deadline is October 29, 2021
Residents / Medical Students: No Charge
All cancellations must be received five business days prior to the event, or registration fees will not be refunded.
Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by emailing Hilary Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, please call 717-231-8313.