Course Description

The goal of this program is to support Atrius primary care providers in providing appropriate care for common pediatric conditions in the primary care setting. This program includes four educational topics identified as having high potential value in building primary care capacity with the support of pediatric subspecialists, based on a needs assessment completed by Atrius primary care providers. Topics include Pediatric Dermatology, Marijuana and Adolescents, Complex Care, Concussion Updates.

Questions? Call Boston Children’s CME department at 617-919-3146, or email

Course Schedule: 

 12:00-1:00 p.m.   Registration and Lunch
1:00-1:15 p.m.   Welcome
Richard C. Antonelli, MD, MS, Course Co-Director
Daniel Slater, MD, Course Co-Director 
1:15-2:00 p.m.   Cutaneous Manifestations of Common and More Rare Systemic Illnesses
Margaret Lee, MD, PhD
Department of Dermatology
Boston Children's Hospital             
2:00-2:15 p.m.   Q & A
2:15-3:00 p.m.   Marijuana and Adolescents: Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment in Primary Care Setting
Sharon Levy, MD, MPH
Director, Adolescent Substance Abuse Program (ASAP)
Boston Children's Hospital 
3:00-3:15 p.m.   Q & A 
3:15-3:45 p.m.   Break and Light Refreshments 
Meet and Greet
3:45-4:30 p.m.   Improving Care Integration for Shared Patients with Complex Needs: Early Results
Richard C. Antonelli, MD, MS
Director of Integrated Care
Boston Children's Hospital 

Daniel Slater, MD 
Pediatric Director, Atrius Health
4:30-4:45 p.m.   Q & A 
4:45-5:30 p.m.  

Concussion 2015: An Update on Diagnosis and Management in the Primary Care Setting
Alex Taylor, PsyD
Brain Injury Center

Boston Children's Hospital
5:30-5:45 p.m.   Q & A

About the Conference

Who Should Attend?

Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Nurses 

Course Objectives:

    • Distinguish cutaneous manifestations of common and more rare systemic illnesses.
    • Identify intervention strategies of marijuana use and abuse in primary care setting
    • Explain optimal care transitions for patients with complex neurologic disease
    • Describe the role and utility of ImPACT testing for primary care management of concussion evaluation and treatment
    • Discuss what has been learned over the last 5 years from ImPACT testing for concussion


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Nursing Accreditation Statement: 

Upon successful completion of the program 4.0 continuing nursing education contact hours will be provided by Boston Children's Hospital, an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Association Massachusetts, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation

Physician Accreditation Statement:

Boston Children's Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston Children's Hospital designates this live activity for the maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (TM). Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Disclosure Policy: 

Boston Children's Hospital adheres to 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 any 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. 

ACGME Competencies: 

Advancing Integration of Care Key Topics to Augment Primary Care Performance is designed to address the competencies regarding patient care, medical knowledge, practice-based learning and improvement, and systems-based practice.

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