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Third Annual LEAH Adolescent and Young Adult Health Conference – “Stronger Together: Promoting Resilience and Healthy Youth Development”

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Conference ID

C6501

Purpose/Overview

This program is designed to increase the overall knowledge, understanding and competencies of multidisciplinary providers in areas of importance in the health care of adolescents.

Audience

This program is suited for local and regional physicians, psychologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, social workers and nurses specializing in family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics, gynecology, pediatrics and psychiatry.

Objectives

  • Discuss the importance of multidisciplinary collaboration in providing optimal care for adolescents.
  • Identify several key issues that impact adolescent health.
  • Apply strategies to communicate effectively with adolescents in special populations.

Credit

AMA

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 Penn State College of Medicine, Mid-Atlantic Regional Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM) and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses Using AMA Credit

Nurses will receive a certificate from Penn State College of Medicine verifying their participation in 6.5 hours of approved continuing medical education. Continuing education activities which are approved by accredited institutions of higher education and that are relevant to patient care or professional nursing meet the requirements of mandatory continuing education for registered nurses in Pennsylvania, as required by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The Board of Nursing recommends that nurses retain their certificates for a period of at least five years. Additional information is available through the State Board of Nursing website.

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

This Live activity, 3rd Annual LEAH Adolescent and Young Adult Health Conference – Stronger Together: Promoting Resilience and Healthy Youth Development, with a beginning date of 10/19/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Social Work

Penn State is an approved provider as defined by Pa. Code Sections 47.36(a)(3), 48.36(a)(3) and 49.36(a)(3). Social workers, marriage and family therapists and professional counselors licensed by the state of Pennsylvania can earn 6.5 clock hours of continuing education for completing this conference.

Psychology – APA

6.5 Continuing Education credits have been approved for licensed psychologists. Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Full attendance at the sessions and evaluation of each individual session attended is required to receive CE credit for psychologists. Partial credit will not be awarded. Late arrivals or early departures will preclude awarding of CE credits.

Dietitian

This activity has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration and will provide 6.5 continuing education units (CEUs) for registered dietitians.

Accommodations and Room Block

A block of rooms has been reserved at:

Fairfield Inn and Suites Hershey Chocolate Avenue
651 W. Areba Ave.
Hershey, PA 17033

Deadline: Sept. 18, 2019

Rooms reserved after this date are at regular rates and will be based on availability. The program recommends that attendees make reservations as early as possible.

Rate: $124 plus tax

Reservations: Reserve online here or call 717-520-5240.

Group name: Adolescent Health Medicine 2019

Group code: 2232

Fees

Fee is $75 per person and includes cost of instruction, all listed meals and online handout materials.

Registrations received after Oct. 18, 2019, will incur a $25 late fee.

Cancellations

Cancellations received after Oct. 12, 2019, will be assessed a $25 processing fee.

No refunds will be made for cancellations that are received after Oct. 16, 2019.

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.

If a program is canceled or postponed, the University will refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies. Preregistered participants will be notified if a program is filled or canceled.

Local Attractions

Join us in Hershey

Hershey is conveniently located in central Pennsylvania, just 90 minutes from Baltimore and Philadelphia, two hours from Washington, D.C., and three hours from New York City.

Keynote Speaker

Kenneth R. Ginsburg, MD, MSEd
Professor of Pediatrics
The Craig-Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Health Services Director, Covenant House of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pa.

Course Directors

Kenisha Campbell, MD, MPH
Craig Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine
Director, Adolescent Medicine Outpatient Clinical Services
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Director, LEAH Community Outreach/Collaboration Program
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pa.

Carol Ford, MD
Chief, Craig-Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine
Orton Jackson Endowed Chair in Adolescent Medicine
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, CHOP Leadership Education in Adolescent and Young Adult (LEAH) Fellowship Program
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pa.
Past President, Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM)

Faculty

Karen M. Anderson, MD, CEDS
Clinical Assistant Professor, Family and Community Medicine
Penn State College of Medicine
Hershey, Pa.
University Physician, HEALS Team Physician, LIONS Team Physician
University Park, Pa.

Katharine B. Dalke, MD, MBE
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Director, Sex and Gender Curriculum
Director, Office for Culturally Responsive Health Care Education
Penn State College of Medicine
Hershey, Pa.

Jamal H. Essayli, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry
Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
Licensed Psychologist
Penn State College of Medicine
Hershey, Pa.

Jonathan Foulds, PhD
Professor, Public Health Sciences and Psychiatry
Penn State College of Medicine
Hershey, Pa.

Gabriela Jenicek, MA, CDM
Director of Language Services, Spiritual Care and Cultural Support
Patient and Family Services Department
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pa.

Rachel L. Levine, MD
Secretary of Health and Physician General
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Harrisburg, Pa.
Professor of Pediatrics
Penn State College of Medicine
Hershey, Pa.

Jamie Mehringer, MD
Fellow, Division of Adolescent Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pa.

Mary Pipan, MD
Clinical Associate in Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania, Perlman School of Medicine
Director, Trisomy 21 Program
Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pa.

Katelyn Quick, MS, RDN, LDN
Penn State University HEALS Team Dietitian
University Park, Pa.

Nellie Riendeau Lazar, MSN, MPH
Nurse Practitioner and LEAH Faculty
The Craig-Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pa.

Symme Trachtenberg, MSW
Clinical Associate in Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania, Perlman School of Medicine
Director, Community Education
Social Worker, Trisomy 21 and the Adult Program and Adult Care Transition Team
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences
Philadelphia, Pa.

Krishna Wood-White, MD, MPH
Attending Physician
The Craig-Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pa.

Katherine Yun, MD, MHS
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Fellowship Director, Academic General Pediatrics
Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pa.

Agenda

  • 8:30 a.m. | Check-In/Continental Breakfast/Exhibitors
  • 8:45 a.m. | Welcome and Introductions
    Carol Ford, MD
  • 9 a.m. | Keynote: Building on the Strengths of ALL Young People: A Resilience-Based, Trauma–Sensitive Strategy
    Ken Ginsburg, MD, MSEd
  • 10:15 a.m. | Break/Exhibitors
  • 10:30 a.m. | Medical Marijuana and Adolescents
    Rachel L. Levine, MD
  • 11:30 a.m. | Importance of Language Access on Immigrant Child Health
    Katherine Yun, MD, MHS
    Gabriela Jenicek, MA, CDM
  • 12:30 p.m. | Lunch/Exhibitors/Posters
  • 1:30 p.m. | Breakout Sessions (choose one)
    • 1A: Treating Young Adults with Eating Disorders – Challenges and Recommendations
      Karen M. Anderson, MD, CEDS
      Katelyn Quick, MS, RDN, LDN
      Jamal H. Essayli, PhD
    • 1B: Caring for Adolescents and Young Adults with Developmental Disabilities
      Mary Pipan, MD
      Symme Trachtenberg, MSW
  • 2:30 p.m. | Break/Exhibitors
  • 2:45 p.m. | Hot Topics (20 minutes each)
    • Vaping/E-cigs
      Jonathan Foulds, PhD
    • Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) Update
      Krishna Wood-White, MD, MPH
    • Get Prep’d for HIV Prevention
      Nellie Riendeau Lazar, MSN, MPH
  • 3:45 p.m. | Supporting Transgender and Gender-Diverse Youth: Best Medical, Psychological and Social Practices
    Jamie Mehringer, MD
    Katharine B. Dalke, MD, MBE
  • 4:45 p.m. | Closing Remarks/Adjournment

Access (ADA)

Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of special accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Continuing Education at least one week in advance of your participation or visit.

Changes

Content and speakers for all programs are subject to change. Registrants will be notified of any significant updates.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest (COI and educational balance)

It is our policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of our educational programs. Faculty and course directors have disclosed relevant financial relationships with commercial companies, and Penn State has a process in place to resolve any conflict of interest. Complete faculty disclosure will be provided to program participants at the beginning of the activity.

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