Adolescent Medicine Conference 2024

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This course is designed for physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, mental health providers and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of adolescents and young adults. This course is designed to stimulate the health professional to become more knowledgeable about the diagnosis and management of a wide variety of adolescent medical, emotional and social problems and to become more proficient in providing office-based preventive services and counseling to adolescents.

Course Format

The Adolescent Medicine 2024 course will be fully digital and presented via Zoom. The dynamic learning format of the course has been optimized for the virtual classroom. It will include lectures, hot topics with question and answer sessions.


Upon completion of this course, participants will be better able to:

  1. Integrate findings from research and clinical innovations with the delivery of adolescent patient-centered care
  2. Apply the principles of quality improvement, addressing systems and practice issues, into clinical activities
  3. Model communication skills with adolescents and their families
  4. Identify the newest recommendations for topics such as adolescent vaccinations, sexually transmitted infections, HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), and treatment of chronic pain and anxiety and depression.
  5. Develop strategies to diagnose, treat or manage adolescent conditions, including sports injuries, chronic disease, and substance abuse.

AccreditationIn support of improving patient care, Boston Children’s Hospital is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team


Boston Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Boston Children’s Hospital designates this activity for 12.25 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

This activity has been approved for 12.25 CPEUs. Completion of this RD/DTR profession specific or IPCE activity awards CPEUs (One IPCE=One CPEU). RDs and DTRs are to select activity type 102 in their activity log. Sphere and Competency selection is at the learners discretion. 

Physician Assistants
Boston Children’s Hospital has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credits for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 12.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibly for the content of the programs.

This course has been approved for 12.25 continuing education credits.

Social Work
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Boston Children’s Hospital is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Boston Children’s Hospital maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 12.25 ACE CE continuing education credits.

Risk Management
This activity meets the requirement for 12.25 Risk Management Credits as proscribed by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine and defined in 243 CMR 2.06(5)(d) I. Please check your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming these credits.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn:

12.25 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.

12.25 MOC points with the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.

CME – AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (12.25 hours), American Board of Internal Medicicine MOC (12.25 hours), American Board of Pediatrics MOC (12.25 hours), American Psychology Association (APA) Psychology Credits (12.25 hours), Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Social Work Credits (12.25 hours), CNE (Nursing) (12.25 hours), PA (Physician Assistant) (12.25 hours), RD (Registered Dietician) (12.25 hours), Risk Management (12.25 hours)

Disclosure Policy
Boston Children’s Hospital adheres to all ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies. It is Boston Children’s policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g., planners, faculty, authors, reviewers, and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that Boston Children’s may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials, along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.

The following planners, speakers, and content reviewers, on behalf of themselves and their spouse or partner, have reported no relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on patients.

Course Faculty:

CME Reviewer

Lesley Niccolini No Relevant Financial Relationships to Disclose

Greg Durkin (Nursing) No Relevant Financial Relationships to Disclose or as appropriate

Crystal Tom (Pharmacy) No Relevant Financial Relationships to Disclose or as appropriate

Pamela Charmarro (Social Work) No Relevant Financial Relationships to Disclose or as appropriate

Eugene D’Angelo (Psychology) No Relevant Financial Relationships to Disclose or as appropriate

The following course faculty have reported the following disclosures:

Zoom Information

Prior to the start of the webinar, please ensure that you have a zoom account. If you do not, please create one.

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Evaluation Information:

At the completion of the live webinar a post-conference email from will grant you access to the online evaluation. Once you complete the evaluation, your CE certificate will be automatically generated.


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