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Medical Education Conference
Thursday Apr. 23
Management of Medical Complexity in a Transitional Setting
8:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
Location: Lurie Children’s Hospital
225 E. Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601
Among the topics presented will be:
- Current state of health system that influence the care of CMC
- What you need to know about CMC
- Case Studies: Children with medical complexities
- What you need to know about Tracheotomy Care?
- What you need to know about G-Tube care?
- Managing vented patients from an outpatient perspective
- Videos: Provider and Family Experiences
- Community Therapies (ST, PT, OT, DT, SW & Other)
- Brief review of children on site
- Q & A and closing remarks
At the end of the workshop attendees will be able to do the following
- Describe the challenges that confront the families of children who are medically complex.
- Explain from the providers’ perspective, the obstacles encountered as well as the opportunities with treating children with medical complexities in the community.
- Demonstrate how the current health system influences the care of children with medical complexities.
- Recognize the role of the medical home within the larger system of care (medical neighborhood) for children with medical complexities.
- Apply concepts learned to example case studies
- Demonstrate appropriate tracheotomy, G-tube, and ventilator care.
- Apply the interdisciplinary health care model required to treat children with medical complexities in a community-based health center.
The course is designed for primary care clinicians (physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants).
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Almost Home Kids. The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
For More Information
Please email Ponda Barnes