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Pediatrics for Practitioners and Emergency Medicine
Temple University School of Medicine and American Medical Seminars, Inc. , American Medical Seminars, Inc., Hyatt at Sarasota Bay, 1000 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota, Florida 34236
October 25-29, 1999 (8:00am-12:15pm)

20 CME credit hours Category 1 of AMA, AAFP,ACOG, and ACEP. Popular morning sessions allow participants time for study, family activities, and recreation. Detailed syllabus provided. Also home study courses and audio tapes available. For details, please see our website (, or e-imail: , or call: 800-325-1961; 941-388-1766, or fax: 941-365-7073, or write to: American Medical Seminars, Inc., P.O. Box 6129, Sarasota, Florida 34278-6129, USA.

Day 1
Life Threatening Infections. (Belfer) Status Epilepticus in Children. (Belfer) Controversies in Management and Treatment of Febrile Seizures. (Belfer) Visual Diagnosis: You Make the Call. (Belfer)

Day 2
Stridor in the Pediatric Patient. (Belfer) Acute Asthma. (Joffe) Non-Traumatic Surgical Abdominal Emergencies. (Belfer) Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis of Appendicitis in Childhood. (Joffe)

Day 3
Approach to Febrile Infants & Toddlers. (Joffe) The Septic Appearing Child. (Belfer) The Spectrum of Child Abuse. (Joffe) Pediatric Emergency Case Studies. (Joffe)

Day 4
Head Injuries. (Joffe) Pediatric Orthopedics 101. (Belfer) Pediatric Poisonings. (Joffe) Pediatric Emergency Radiology: Interesting Cases (Joffe)

Day 5
Near-Drowning. (Belfer) Dilemma of the Foreign Body-Aspirated or Ingested. (Joffe) Articles That Will Change the Way We Practice Pediatric Emergency Medicine. (Belfer) Pediatric Trauma Case Management. (Joffe)

Organized by:

American Medical Seminars, Inc.

Invited Speakers:

Mark Joffe, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Director, Community Pediatric Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Robert A. Belfer, M.D., F.A.A.P., Assistant Professor, Clinical Emergency Medicine/Pediatrics, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Camden; Attending Physician, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center.

Deadline for Abstracts:



Physician Fees: $595.00 Regular Registration
$645.00 Late Registration
Non-Physician/Resident Fees: $495.00 Regular Registration
$545.00 Late Registration
Email for Requests and Registration:

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