We offer continuing medical education (CME) and continuing education unit (CEU) courses for physicians, nurses and other health professionals.
CEU – Pediatric Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider Course (for Registered Nurses)
CME – Advances in Pediatric Cancer and Blood Disorders: Helping General Pediatricians Stay Current
Saturday, April 9, 2016, 7:30 AM–4:00 PM
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Yawkey Conference Center450 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA
course is for physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants
who practice general pediatrics in the ambulatory or hospital
settings where children with cancer and blood disorders receive
lecture and discussion participants will receive updates on several
hematologic and oncologic diagnoses. The course also will provide
current information on the subjects of pediatric cancer and blood
disorders and will present a state-of-the-art review of new treatment
approaches garnered from laboratory and clinical research.
topics covered will include benign hematologic conditions, such
as hemophilia and hemoglobinoapthy, as well as malignancies, including
acute lymphoblastic leukemia and brain tumors. The course also will
provide guidance to pediatric providers who must decide when
symptoms like lymphadenopathy and bone pain should prompt suspicion
Registration and continental breakfast
Welcome and introductionJennifer Kesselheim, MD, M.Ed, MBE
Hemoglobinopathy and Newborn ScreensMatt Heeney, MD
Hemophilia and Von Willebrand’s DiseaseEllis Neufeld, MD, PhD
Panel Discussion and Questions
Approach to the Child with LymphadenopathyRachael Grace, MDChris Weldon, MD
Vascular AnomaliesCameron Trenor, MD, PhD
When does Frequent Infection Mean Immunodeficiency?Sung Yun Pai, MD, PhD
Lunch with Course Faculty (not for credit)
Acute Lymphoblastic LeukemiaLewis Silverman, MD
Caring for Survivors of Pediatric CancerLisa Diller, MD
Pediatric Brain TumorsPeter Manley, MD
Wrap-upLisa Diller, MD
fee is $75.00 (non-refundable) and includes course materials,
continental breakfast, lunch and complimentary parking.
parking is available in the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Yawkey
Center garage located on 450 Brookline Ave. For directions, visit
To register by mail, send
a completed form and check payable to Boston Children's Hospital by March 31, 2016 to:
Advances in Pediatric Cancer and Blood Disorders 2016 CME
Attn: Lesley NiccoliniBoston Children’s’ Hospital
300 Longwood Avenue, CME Department LM 6405.2
Boston, MA 02115
To register online, visit: https://bostonchildrens.cloud-cme.com/Aph.aspx?P=1&EID=165
you have any food allergies, or if you require accommodations such as
an ASL interpreter, materials in alternative format, or wheelchair access, please email
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-800-553-3787.
Dana-Farber/Boston Children's is a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.
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