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Vanderbilt Consortium LEND Workshop: "Interprofessional Course on Developmental Disabilities in Pediatrics" (East Tennessee)

Date: November 02, 2019

Time: 8:00AM to 4:45PM

Location: The Millennium Center, 2001 Millennium Place, Johnson City, TN 37604

Event Flyer: lend-course-nov19.pdf

Vanderbilt Consortium LEND Workshop (East Tennessee): Interprofessional Course on Developmental Disabilities in Pediatrics
November 2 (Sat)
8:00 a.m.-4:45 p.m. ET

Conference Purpose
A conference for community pediatricians, family practitioners, pediatric and family nurse practitioners, nurses, clinical and developmental psychologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, audiologists, speech-language pathologists, social workers, special education teachers, and school administrators.

Twenty-five percent of outpatient pediatric visits are for developmental or behavioral concerns. For example, 1 in 68 children have autism, and up to 17 percent of children have a developmental disability or behavior concern. Although developmental disabilities are common, the needs of these children can be complex. This conference will use an interprofessional approach to identifying and managing global developmental delay, autism, intellectual disability, and behavior problems. We will also discuss the myriad of causes for intellectual and developmental disabilities. Patient- and family-centered care and web-based resources will be emphasized.

CME/CNE/CE credits are available for physicians, psychologists, nurse practitioners, nurses, physical therapists, speech-language pathologists, and audiologists.

7:30 - 8:00 Sign-in / breakfast
8:00 - 8:15 Welcome and Introductions
8:15 - 9:00 Introduction to Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
9:00 - 10:30 Case 1: Jamison -- Infant
10:30 -10:45 Break
10:45 -12:00 Case 2: Mary -- 16 years old
12:00 -12:15 Break to get lunch
12:15 - 1:30 Lunch with Discussion of Local Resources
1:30 - 2:15 Case 2, continued
2:15 - 2:30 Break
2:30 - 4:30 Case 3: Jeremiah -- 3 years old
4:30 - 4:45 Wrap-up and Workshop Evaluation
4:45 Adjourn

Sponsored by

  • Vanderbilt Consortium Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Program
  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Center for Child Development

Fees: $50 for professionals, free for students. Registration closes Friday, Oct. 25. By clicking the "register" button, you will be redirected to a REDCap page for the first half of registration. Click "Submit," and you will be taken to the billing page for payment.

Any questions should be directed to Tara Minor at tara.j.minor@vumc.org.

For accessibility information or to request an accommodation

Contact kc@vumc.org or 615-322-8240 for disability access information; 2 weeks advance notice is recommended for some accommodations (e.g., Braille, signing).