TSRH's 20th Annual Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics: Topics for Primary Care (JS1903C)

Dallas, TX US
March 1, 2019

The one-day conference will highlight common developmental-behavioral conditions, their etiology, identification and management. Presenters will update providers on new developments and enhance their understanding of developmental conditions pertinent to primary care settings and will feature opportunities to apply knowledge in clinical situations.

Target Audience

This course is designed for pediatricians, family practitioners, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants and health care professionals providing direct care to children.

Learning Objectives

  • Implement AAP childhood obesity guidelines in practice.
  • Describe the neurobiology of trauma, the role of epigenetics across generations, and methods to foster resilience.
  • Identify and discuss how social determinants of health affects the overall health and well-being of LGBT patients.
  • Recognize components of motivational interviewing and be able to use open-ended questions and reflective listening in the patient encounter.
  • Describe twenty-first century threats to healthy child development via forms of media/internet.
  • Identify and manage children with developmental grapho, fine, and gross motor problems.
  • Recognize the emerging role of mindfulness practice in helping practitioners, patients and families reduce stress, increase awareness and foster connection.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.50 AMA
  • 6.50 Attendance
  • 1.00 Ethics
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/01/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
03/01/2019 - 5:00pm
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
2222 Welborn Street
T. Boone Pickens Training and Conference Center
Dallas, TX 75219
United States

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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The presentation, “Social Determinants of Health and LGBT Patients:  Practical Strategies for the General Practitioner” has been designated by The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center for 1 credit hour in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center certifies that non-physicians will receive an attendance certificate stating that they participated in the activity that was designated for 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Available Credit

  • 6.50 AMA
  • 6.50 Attendance
  • 1.00 Ethics


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