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Operation Immunization 2016: Enhancing HPV Immunization

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co. Inc.

Expiration Date: 1/21/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

During the last decade, several new vaccines, including the meningococcal conjugate (MCV4), tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap), human papillomavirus (HPV)…

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Pediatric Annals November 2015
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Early Childhood Exposures and Risk for Adult Disease: November 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 12/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Every physician who cares for children has always worried about the effects interventions or exposures might have on the unborn or newly born infant. Advancements in…

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Immunization Updates 2015: Pediatrics & Adolescents

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co. Inc.

Expiration Date: 9/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CE | Credit: 1.5

Despite the proven remarkable effectiveness of vaccines and the striking global impact of immunization campaigns in eradicating/reducing incidence of disease worldwide…

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Pediatric Annals
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Sudden Cardiac Death in Children and Adolescents: December 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 1/1/2019
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

In any busy primary care pediatric practice issues such as chest pain, syncope, palpitations, and arrhythmias are standard fare. Woven into each of these concerns is the…

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Common Symptoms, but Rare Diagnoses in Neonatology: October 2015
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Common Symptoms, but Rare Diagnoses in Neonatology: October 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 10/31/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

The old adage “When you hear hoof beats, think horses” is often used in medical education. Yet, there are times when a zebra will find its way into the herd!…

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Pediatric Annals September 2015
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Menstruation: September 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 9/30/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Menstruation is still considered a key developmental milestone, signaling not only passage into young adulthood but also the closing of a key period of growth and…

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CME

Operation Immunization 2016: Enhancing HPV Immunization

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co. Inc.

Expiration Date: 1/21/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1

During the last decade, several new vaccines, including the meningococcal conjugate (MCV4), tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap), human papillomavirus (HPV)…

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Pediatric Annals
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Sudden Cardiac Death in Children and Adolescents: December 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 1/1/2019
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

In any busy primary care pediatric practice issues such as chest pain, syncope, palpitations, and arrhythmias are standard fare. Woven into each of these concerns is the…

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Pediatric Annals November 2015
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Early Childhood Exposures and Risk for Adult Disease: November 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 12/1/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Every physician who cares for children has always worried about the effects interventions or exposures might have on the unborn or newly born infant. Advancements in…

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Common Symptoms, but Rare Diagnoses in Neonatology: October 2015
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Common Symptoms, but Rare Diagnoses in Neonatology: October 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 10/31/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

The old adage “When you hear hoof beats, think horses” is often used in medical education. Yet, there are times when a zebra will find its way into the herd!…

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CMECNECE

Immunization Updates 2015: Pediatrics & Adolescents

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co. Inc.

Expiration Date: 9/15/2016
Credit Type(s): CE | Credit: 1.5

Despite the proven remarkable effectiveness of vaccines and the striking global impact of immunization campaigns in eradicating/reducing incidence of disease worldwide…

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Pediatric Annals September 2015
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Menstruation: September 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 9/30/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Menstruation is still considered a key developmental milestone, signaling not only passage into young adulthood but also the closing of a key period of growth and…

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Pediatric Annals August 2015
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Dermatology: A Morphologic Approach to Differential Diagnosis: August 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 8/31/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Most primary care pediatricians will agree that on any given day they evaluate a fair number of dermatology concerns, from chief complaint to a comment during a well…

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Pediatric Annals July 2015
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Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplantation: July 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 7/31/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Hematology and oncology are areas where all pediatric trainees get exposure during residency. Yet, these few weeks in a 3-year program can only serve to help lay the…

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Pediatric Annals June 2015
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Pediatric Rheumatology: June 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 6/30/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Of all the areas of pediatric practice, none can seem more daunting or require a higher index of suspicion than rheumatologic disorders. Given the paucity of specialists…

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Pediatric Fatty Liver
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Case Challenges in Pediatric Fatty Liver: What to Look For and When to Refer

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Synageva BioPharma Corp.

Expiration Date: 5/27/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 0.5

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is characterized by excess fat deposition in the liver due to causes other than alcohol consumption and tends to develop in…

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Pedatric Annals May 2015
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Infectious Diseases: May 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 5/31/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

With improved diagnostic tools and increasingly rapid turnaround on results, we have never lived at a better time to detect and intervene in congenital infections…

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Pediatric Annals April 2015
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Vaccines: April 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 4/30/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Vaccine refusal and hesitancy to vaccinate has been a growing problem in the past 2-3 decades. Perhaps victims of our own success in suppressing vaccine-preventable…

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Pediatric Annals March 2015
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Unusual Diagnoses: Part 2: March 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 3/31/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

It was once said that the task of the generalist is the most difficult of all. “In a sea of normal children, the generalist must be able to detect the one that doesn’t…

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Conjuctivitis
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Management of Pediatric Conjunctivitis and Otitis/Conjunctivitis Syndrome

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon Research, LTD.

Expiration Date: 3/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 1.25

Acute bacterial conjunctivitis affects approximately 1 of every 8 children each year, and 5 million cases occur in the United States annually. Although acute bacterial…

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Pediatric Annals February 2015
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Childhood Epilepsy: February 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 2/28/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

It is rare indeed for any child with suspected seizures to present to a pediatric neurologist’s offi ce de novo and demonstrate the worrisome activity on the spot…

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Pediatric Annals January 2015
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Unusual Diagnoses: Part 1: January 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 1/31/2018
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Index of suspicion—a term used daily by clinicians in general practice who must, in a sea of “normal” children, be able to determine which few have an…

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Pediatric Annals December 2014
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Sports Medicine: December 2014

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 12/31/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

The past two decades have witnessed an amazing increase in the participation in competitive sports by children of all ages. With this increase in participation comes an…

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Pediatric Annals November 2014
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Child Neglect: November 2014

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 11/30/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Neglect, to paraphrase, is in the eyes of the beholder. While a special needs child may not receive optimal care at home due to the complexity of their care and the…

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Pediatric Annals October 2014
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Adolescent Substance Abuse: October 2014

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 10/31/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Adolescence has always been a time of challenge for parents and pediatricians. Recent neuroscience literature confirms that during this time in their lives, adolescents…

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Pediatric Annals September 2014
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Childhood Obesity

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 9/30/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Pediatricians in practice during the past 20 years saw it coming and felt powerless to stop it. At first it was a few children who seemed overweight, and then it became…

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Allergy and Immunology

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 8/31/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

When is a cough more than just a cough? This is the challenge that faces every pediatric provider when confronted with a child that has been coughing…

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Pediatric Annals July 2014
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Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 7/31/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

In the past two decades, the field of pediatric hospital medicine has grown from a niche entity to a recognized area of sub-specialization. As the acuity of illness in…

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Pediatric Annals June 2014
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Gender Nonconforming Youth

Pediatric Annals June 2014

Expiration Date: 6/30/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Gender identity and pubertal transition to adult gender roles present a complex interplay of genetic, hormonal, and societal influences. Although gender identity issues…

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Pediatric Annals May 2014
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Acquired and Congenital Pediatric Cardiac Disease

Keck School of Medicine and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 5/31/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

For many pediatric providers, cardiovascular disease equates to congenital heart disease and being on the watch for the murmur that needs referral to a cardiologist…

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Pediatric Annals April 2014
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Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 4/30/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Functional gastrointestinal disorders in children have been well-recognized for some time, since pioneering work by early investigators such as Giullio Barbero, MD…

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Pediatric Annals March 2014
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Pediatric Endocrinology

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 3/31/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Index of suspicion — a term that applies to all fields of medicine, but perhaps most appropriately to primary care, particularly pediatrics. Although the vast…

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Pediatric Annals February 2014
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Telehealth in Facilitation of the Pediatric Medical Home

Pediatric Annals and Keck School of Medicine of USC

Expiration Date: 2/28/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Pediatricians can take great pride that the definition of a medical home was developed by their field more than 40 years ago. Although the definition has expanded over…

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Pediatric Annals January 2014
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Cases of Dermatology Diagnoses Not To Miss

Keck School of Medicine and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 1/31/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

When is an infantile rash more than just a simple case of neonatal acne, erythema toxicum, or seborrheic dermatitis? It has been said that the general pediatrician has…

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Pediatric Annals Dec 2013
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Pediatric Seizures

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 1/1/2017
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

The diagnosis of a seizure disorder is perhaps one of the best examples of how a carefully elicited history can pinpoint a specific disease state when the physical exam…

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Pediatric Annals Nov 2013
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Musculoskeletal Screening in Children

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 12/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Despite improvements in residency training, exposure to pediatric orthopedic and musculoskeletal issues is still limited and often predicated on the ready availability…

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Pediatric Annals October 2013
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Sleep Disorders in Children

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 11/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

From the initial newborn visit to a pediatrician’s office, sleep issues are often first and foremost on parents’ minds during well visits. As children enter…

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Pediatric Annals September 2013
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Nutrition and Cardiovascular Health

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 10/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Before the industrial revolution and the subsequent migration of many Americans into the city, regular family meals were the norm. As our time at home has become more…

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Immunization An Update

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 9/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

In the current environment of increasing vaccine refusal, the pediatrician has a powerful role to play as a trusted source of truth for concerned parents. While the…

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Pediatric Annals July 2013
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Clinical Social and Family Management of Food Allergies

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 8/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Food allergy continues to be a challenge for the practicing pediatrician. With a public that is ever increasingly “informed” by the media and Internet, it is…

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Pediatric Annals June 2013
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Diagnosis and Management of Food Allergies

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 7/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

The past 3 decades have seen a significant improvement in the armamentarium available to the pediatric provider to battle environmental allergies. Now with non-sedating…

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Pediatric Annals May 2013
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Issues in Neonatology

Keck USC School of Medicine and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 6/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

During residency, most trainees are exposed to neonatology as a practice confined to the four walls of the intensive care unit. Perhaps during their continuity…

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Pediatric Annals April 2013
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Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 5/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Detecting and addressing mental health issues in children and adolescents remains a significant challenge for the busy office clinician. Rarely trained to effectively…

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Pediatric Annals March 2013
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Pediatric Nephrology

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 4/1/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

As with many common conditions in the field of pediatrics, new evidence and better population analysis have disproven older accepted standards. This holds especially…

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Pediatric Annals February 2013
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Adolescent Sexuality

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Expiration Date: 2/28/2016
Credit Type(s): CME | Credit: 3

Addressing adolescent sexuality is often a challenge for most practicing pediatricians. Because we typically are pressed for time, it is difficult to assure a complete…

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