Target Audience

The intended audience for this activity is for pediatricians, physician assistants, nurses and residents.

Learning Objectives: General Sessions

Upon successful completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Identify cutaneous eruptions that are markers of common and less common systemic illnesses
  • Summarize key vaccinations in pediatric practice, as well as mechanisms in place to assess their safety
  • Discuss issues relating to pertussis prevention and the improvement thereof
  • Assess influenza diagnosis, prevention, and treatment in the past and upcoming influenza seasons
  • Summarize new management recommendations for infectious diarrhea, including C diff
  • Identify infectious and noninfectious causes of gait disturbances, including toxic synovitis and septic joint
  • Discuss therapeutic improvements in the management of atopic dermatitis
  • Assess the current status of congenital cytomegalovirus diagnosis and management, and its impact on policy decisions
  • Review evidence-based literature about pediatric infectious diseases published over the past year
  • Examine allergy and immunology issues seen in pediatric practice
  • Discuss new topics in the 2018 AAP Red Book
  • Summarize new developments in the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis
  • Identify health issues experienced by persons in the LGBTQ community
  • Assess truths and myths of Lyme disease
  • Identify zoonoses seen in humans, including their diagnosis and management
  • Discuss topics of interest for school and child care facilities
  • Assess new treatment modalities and courses for community acquired pneumonia
  • Review new recommendations for infection control in the ambulatory setting
  • Review cases for which pediatric infectious disease guidance has been sought over the phone

Learning Objectives: Saturday Lunch Symposium

Upon successful completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Examine the latest evidence regarding the increasing burden of HPV-related, non-cervical cancers and implications for at-risk patients, especially males
  • Assess the latest clinical evidence regarding the role of HPV vaccination in the prevention of non-cervical cancers
  • Communicate with patients and/or caregivers regarding the benefit of HPV vaccination to protect against HPV-related tumors in both males and females
This continuing education activity is provided by

IDC New York 2018 is supported, in part, by educational grants from Merck & Co., Inc and Pfizer, Inc.

Accreditation: Vindico Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: Vindico Medical Education designates this live activity for 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation: Vindico Medical Education, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation: Vindico will provide 15 contact hours for nurses.

Faculty/Planner Disclosure Policy: In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support, all planners, teachers and authors involved in the development of CME content are required to disclose to the accredited provider their relevant financial relationships. Relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience.

Notice: Faculty, topics, program schedule and credit hours are subject to change. Audiotaping or videotaping is prohibited without written permission from the program director and the Office of Medical Affairs and Compliance.