Pediatric Evening Lecture: 
Assessment of the Common Cough

Sponsored by the Office of Continuing Medical Education, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

April 6, 2017

Pond House Café
1555 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Registration: 5:30 p.m.
Buffet: 6:00 p.m.
Lecture: 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Cost: $65

To register, please contact:

envelope_v2.png Diane Mouradjian
860-837-6264

Presented by:

Tregony Simoneau, MD
Attending, Division of Pulmonology, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center; Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Objectives:

  • List the differential diagnosis of cough for the different pediatric age groups
  • List the red flags for when to pursue further evaluation of a cough
  • Identify appropriate evaluation steps for cough and when to refer

Target Audience

This activity is designed for pediatricians, family practitioners, psychiatrist’s pediatric advanced-practice nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Registered nurses, APRN’s, and school nurses also may find the information valuable.

Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education by the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (Connecticut Children’s). Connecticut Children’s takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

Connecticut Children's Medical Center’s Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy

All faculty participating in Continuing Medical Education activities sponsored by Connecticut Children’s are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of their presentation. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

The planners, activity director and Dr. Simoneau 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 this presentation.

Dr. Simoneau will not be discussing the use of any off-label product.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

 

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (Connecticut Children’s) is accredited by the Connecticut State Medical Society to sponsor 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.