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Pediatrics Professional Development Conference
Start Date: 2/14/2023Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 2/14/2023End Time: 1:00 PM

Event Description

Underneath the Kensington Bridge: Illicit Toxic Ingestions in Pediatric Patients

Presented By
Neha Jadhav, MD, pediatric resident, PGY-3, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the history and composition of illicit substances commonly used in the pediatric patients
  • Review presentations of toxic ingestions and approach to management
  • Investigate local trends of pediatric drug exposures
  • Examine various age-based drug testing modalities
  • Discuss the impact of parental substance abuse on child social and behavioral outcomes
  • Provide education of prevention strategies for substance-exposed children in a primary care setting

Target Audience
Physicians, nurse practitioners, nursing personnel, fellows, residents, medical students and other health care professionals who take care of children

Accreditation Statement
Tower Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Tower Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Claiming CME Credits
Attendees MUST sign in with the six-digit activity code provided at the session using eeds within 24 hours of the conference start time and complete the online evaluation within 30 days at

Contact Information:
Name: Alma Barberena
Email: alma.barberena@towerhealth.org
Dr. Neha Jadhav
In-Person: DiGeorge Auditorium
Online: Please contact organizer for zoom link
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