Lyme Disease and Co-Infections: 2013 Update

Pediatric Evening Lecture Series 2013-2014


Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is accredited by the Connecticut State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Office of Continuing Medical Education plans evidence-based CME activities that enhance physician competence and performance, improve patient outcomes, and better equip physicians to practice in a changing healthcare environment.

Thursday, November 21, 2013
5:30-8:30pm
Pond House Cafe, 1555 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, CT

Presented by:

  • Juan C. Salazar, MD, MPH – Interim Physician-in-Chief, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center; Associate Professor and Interim Chief of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Lawrence Zemel, MD – Chief, Division of Rheumatology, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Target audience: This activity is designed for pediatricians, family practitioners, pediatric advanced-practice nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Registered nurses and school nurses also may find the information valuable.

Objectives: Participants will be able to (1) list the diagnostic criteria for Lyme disease; (2) describe the diagnostic pitfalls associated with Lyme disease; and (3) identify current treatment recommendations for Lyme disease. 

Schedule
5:30-6pm  Registration
5:30-6:30pm  Buffet Dinner
6-8pm  Lecture
8-8:30pm  Q&A

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) by Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of two (2) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).™ Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities sponsored by Connecticut Children’s Medical Center are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and to share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

Drs. Salazar and Zemel do not have a financial interest, arrangement, or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of their presentations.

Drs. Salazar and Zemel will not be discussing the use of any off-label products.

THIS CME ACTIVITY HAS NO COMMERCIAL SUPPORT ASSOCIATED WITH IT.

Register online or complete and mail this form with payment. For more information, contact Diane Mouradjian, 860.837.6264.