Adolescent and Young Adult Health Conference: Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH)

This program happened in the past, and no dates are currently scheduled.

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Conference ID

E-6188-18

Purpose

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

Audience

Local and regional primary care physicians, psychologists, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, and social workers specializing in family medicine, internal medicine, obstetricians, gynecologists, pediatrics, and psychiatry.

Credits

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.

American Academy of Family Physicians/AAFP

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending. 

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.

Faculty

Enitan Adegite, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Drexel University College of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Aletha Akers, MD, MPH, FACOG
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Adolescent Gynecology
Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Jodi Brady-Olympia, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Adolescent Medicine and Eating Disorders
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Children’s Hospital
Hershey, PA

Kenisha Campbell, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Director, Adolescent Outpatient Services
Medical Director, Adolescent Primary Care/Family Planning
Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Jennifer Chuang, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Director, Adolescent Medicine
Inpatient Services
Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Katharine Dalke, MD, MBE
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Director, Sex and Gender Curriculum
Co-Director, Inpatient Mood Disorders and Geriatric Psychiatry Services
Co-Director, Consultation/Liaison Services
Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute
Harrisburg, PA

Nellie Lazar, MSN, CRNP-BC, AAHIVS
Nurse Practitioner
Adolescent Initiative Program
Craig Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

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

Robyn R. Miller, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Adolescent Medicine Education
Division of Adolescent Medicine
Sidney Kimmel College at Thomas
Jefferson University
Nemours/A.l. DuPont Hospital for Children
Wilmington, DE

Rollyn M. Ornstein, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Interim Division Chief
Adolescent Medicine and Eating Disorders
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Children’s Hospital
Hershey, PA

Leslie Walker-Harding, MD
Professor and Chair, Pediatrics
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Children’s Hospital
Hershey, PA

Michele Zucker, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Craig Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

Agenda

8:15 a.m. – 4 p.m.

  • 8:15 a.m. | Check In / Continental Breakfast / Visit Exhibits
  • 8:45 a.m. | Welcome and Introductions
    Leslie Walker-Harding, MD
  • 8:50 a.m. | The Opioid Epidemic Among the Youth
    Rachel L. Levine, MD
    Distinguish substance use in adolescents and how health care providers can help.
  • 9:45 a.m. | Screening for Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) in Asymptomatic Patients
    Michele Zucker, MD, MPH
    Discuss high rates of STIs in adolescents and the importance of screening and appropriate treatment to reduce complications.
  • 10:25 a.m. | Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
    Rollyn M. Ornstein, MD
    Review the diagnosis, treatment goals, and modalities for adolescents with PCOS.
  • 11:05 a.m. | Contraception
    Enitan Adegite, MD
    Express the high rates of unintended pregnancy in adolescents and the importance of improving access to contraceptive services.
  • 11:45 a.m. | Lunch / Visit Exhibitors
  • 12:25 p.m. | Confidentiality Panel
    Jodi Brady-Olympia, MD; Jennifer Chuang, MD, MS; Robyn R. Miller, MD
    Recognize confidentiality laws in your state to improve the care of adolescents
  • 1:25 p.m. | Four Hot Topics
    Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC)
    Aletha Akers, MD, MPH, FACOG
    Explain LARC methods pros and cons.Marijuana Use in Adolescents
    Jennifer Chuang, MD, MS
    Discuss the cognitive consequences of marijuana use in adolescents.

    Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention (PREP)
    Nellie Lazar, MSN, CRNP-BC, AAHIVS
    Review pre-exposure prophylaxis and how to counsel adolescents on use.

    Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Adolescents and Young Adults
    Katharine Dalke, MD, MBE
    Manage the care and overall health of patients along the gender continuum. 

  • 3:15 p.m. | Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents
    Kenisha Campbell, MD, MPH
    Describe appropriate management of eating disorders
  • 4 p.m. | Closing remarks / Adjournment

Accommodations

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Marriott Courtyard Hershey.

Deadline: Friday, Sept. 1

Rooms reserved after the deadline are at regular rates and will be based on availability. We recommend you make reservations as early as possible.

Rates: $109 + tax – King bed with sleeper sofa
$119 + tax – Two queen beds

Reservations: Use group “Mid-Atlantic Regional Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine”

Online: Visit the group reservation page at the Marriott.

View a list of additional Hershey lodging.

Fee

The fee includes  instruction, all listed meals and online materials.

Fee: $50

Registrations received after Friday, Sept. 22, will incur a $25 late fee.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received after Saturday, Sept. 16, will incur a $25 processing fee.

No refunds after Wednesday, Sept. 20.

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.

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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