Clinical Pearls from the Comer Children’s Specialists at Tinley Park

October 1, 2022
This activity will enhance participants’ knowledge base of common pediatric conditions and increase their confidence in managing these issues by providing a review of basic principles of pediatric care. Particular attention will be paid to psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, abdominal pain, reflux, and asthma guidelines diagnosis. Formal question and answer periods paneled by the faculty will follow each session.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals dedicated to treating gastroenterological conditions in pediatric patients.

Learning Objectives

After this activity, participants will be able to:

  • State the new evidence-based paradigm of asthma;
  • Recall other pediatric asthma treatment options besides albuterol alone;
  • Outline how to use SMART dosing with pediatric patients;
  • Identify when to refer pediatric asthma patients to a pediatric pulmonologist;
  • Explain the classification of functional abdominal pain syndromes;
  • Recognize various treatments of functional abdominal pain;
  • Recognize “red flag” signs and symptoms associated with abdominal pain;
  • Select which abdominal pain conditions should be urgently evaluated;
  • Name pathophysiology and diagnostic criteria for psoriatic arthritis;
  • Discuss treatment options for psoriatic arthritis in children and young adults;
  • Identify psychosocial aspects impacting the care of children and young adults with psoriatic arthritis.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Brooke Hernandez
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
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Available credit: 
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Participation
Event starts: 
10/01/2022 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
10/01/2022 - 12:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 

Clinical Pearls from the Comer Children’s Specialists at Tinley Park Agenda
The agenda is subject to change.

Chicago, IL
United States
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The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

  Jeannine Cheatham, MSN
  Advanced Practice Nurse
  B. Louise Giles, MD
  Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  Program Director, Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship
  Medical Director, Pediatric Respiratory Therapy

Cuoghi Edens, MD  Cuoghi Edens, MD
  Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  Assistant Professor of Medicine

Ranjana Gokhale, MD  Ranjana Gokhale, MD
  Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship Program
  Adena Rosenblatt, MD, PhD
  Assistant Professor of Medicine
  Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships prior to the start of the activity.

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Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professional Credit
Other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
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