Pediatric Considerations in

Polyposis Conditions

Presented by:

Seth Septor, DO, Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas City

Live: September 1, 2016 @ 1pm ET
On-Demand: September 5, 2016

The “Pediatric Considerations in Polyposis Conditions” webinar will include education on the following topics:

 

  • Endoscopy considerations in pediatrics 

        - Anesthesia

        - Smaller scope

        - Biopsies 

  • Differential diagnoses

        -  Discussing symptoms, explaining how tests work/feel 

  • Surgical interventions

        - Indications for colectomy and how the decision is made 

        - Number of polyps, size of polyps, pathology specific gene mutation, family history

        - Weighing physical development w/ cancer risk 

  • Genetic testing/counselings

        - What age, social/emotional considerations

        - When testing may change management of surveillance 

 

Learning Outcomes

 

At the conclusion of this webinar, medical professionals will be able to:

  

  • Distinguish between general and pediatric endoscopic considerations.

  • Recall indications for colectomy. 

  • Outline when genetic counseling may change management of surveillance. 

 

Registration Information

 

8 Part Webinar Series: $65* by February 20th

8 Part Webinar Series: $75* after February 20th

 

Educational Credits

 

ABCGN CREDIT:

According to the criteria of the American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses (ABCGN), 8 hour(s) earned in this activity are considered GI Specific for the purpose of recertification by contact hours through the ABCGN.

 

CAGC CREDIT:

This conference has been approved by the Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors (CAGC) for 6 CECs.

 

NSGC CREDIT:

The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has authorized the Hereditary Colon Cancer Foundation to offer up to 0.80 CEUs or 8.00 Category 1 contact hours for the event: Recognizing and Treating Polyposis Conditions. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) will accept CEUs earned at this program for the purposes of genetic counselor certification and recertification. 

 

*At the time of registration, a one time $25 fee will be added for individuals desiring CEUs through the NSGC. 

 

Sessions may be attended LIVE or viewed On-Demand.

 

Refund Policy

 

Registration fees cover the cost of CEUs, and production and promotion of the webinar series. Proceeds benefit the Hereditary Colon Cancer Foundation. If you would like to receive a refund, please email TravisHBray@HCCTakesGuts.org 24 hours prior to the first webinar's start time. Refunds will exclude a 10% processing fee.