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Physician Education Series: On-Demand Lectures

​​The Physician Education Series is a series of free CME-accredited medical and clinical presentations covering various aspects of pediatric specialties, including screenings, diagnosis and treatments, co-occurring conditions and differential diagnosis. The one-hour presentations are presented by medical, clinical and research staff at Boys Town National Research Hospital.​

Presentations are free and include AMA Category 1 Credit.​*​

Sign up for an on-demand video link. Viewers will receive an email link with survey. Survey completion is required to obtain credit.​

*Unless otherwise noted

Available On-Demand Lectures

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Epilepsy in Children
Presented by: Isabella Herman, M.D., Ph.D.
TThis ​presentation offers an overview and definition of pediatric epilepsy and discussion of the workup and treatment of the condition including risk factors, diagnostic methods and continuing care for pediatric epilepsy patients.
Request access here. CME credit is available for this lecture until March 1, 2024.

Suicide in Adolescents
Presented by: Matthew Dobbertin, D.O.
This presentation described the suicide crisis amongst adolescents in terms of what is contributing to it, discussed some neurobiological research being done to understand it and barriers to changing and reducing it as well as identified resources and information to help PCP’s address it without adding to their daily clinical burden.
Request access here. CME credit is available for this lecture until April 28, 2024.

Pediatric Obesity Treatment and Bariatric Surgery
Presented by: Robert Cusick, M.D.
This presentation described AAP updates to treatment guidelines for pediatric obesity  and indications for pediatric bariatric surgery and how the Boys Town Pediatric Weight Management Clinic prepares patients for surgery over the course of several month as well as reviewed long-term bariatric surgery outcomes.
Request access here.
CME credit is available for this lecture until June 13, 2024.

Fussy Babies Physician Lecture
Presented by: Jon Vanderhoof, M.D.
This presentation addressed why babies cry, from the perspective of a pediatric gastroenterologist, as well as explained how to organize an appropriate evaluation and prescribe an appropriate intervention for an irritable baby.
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CME credit is available for this lecture until August 22, 2024.

Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Injuries
Presented by: Layne Jenson, M.D.
This presentation identified patterns and trends related to pediatric sports injuries. Attendees learned about the diagnostic tools needed for appropriately characterizing a pediatric sports injury, as well as how to recognize an appropriate outpatient treatment and when orthopaedic referral is appropriate.
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CME credit is available for this lecture until October 30, 2024.