Annual Specialty Day : Adolescent Health
Practical Problems in Pediatrics

February 14 - 16, 2018
Montréal Québec

Course Objectives

Adolescent Health

By the end of this course, participants should

  • Be familiar with the presentation of common problems that surface during adolescence;
  • Differentiate between what is considered normal and when to worry during adolescence;
  • Be aware of current standards of prevention, diagnosis and management of common conditions affecting teenage patients;
  • Be more familiar with the challenges faced when interacting with teenagers and their parents (confidentiality, motivational interviewing, etc.);
  • Recognize criteria for referral to adolescent medicine.

Practical Problems in Pediatrics

  • Emphasis on the appropriate management of pediatric problems in the office;
  • Creating awareness of important advances in pediatric care;
  • Direct interaction with hospital specialists in a workshop format.