45th Annual Advances in Pediatrics: The Exceptional Child: Children with Special Health Care Needs

Date & Location
Friday, April 12, 2019, 7:15 AM - 6:00 PM, Samis Education Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Target Audience
Counseling, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Integrative Care , Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Pediatrics, Psychology

This activity is designed to foster improvements in physician knowledge, competence and performance in caring for children with special health care needs by exploring what constitutes ideal evidence-based practice and applying that ideal across varied health care arenas. This fast-paced course will augment the traditional lecture format with expert panel discussions and breakout sessions to enhance knowledge base and skill set. Audience response systems will provide participants with immediate feedback, allowing the opportunity to reinforce comprehension and retention of key learning objectives. 


Upon completion of this activity, participants will improve their competence and performance by being able to:

  1. Describe the resources available for foster care parents with special needs children.
  2. Explain the changes in treatments for patients with spinal muscular atrophy.
  3. Describe the psychological issues of children with developmental problems such as autism.

Early-Bird Registration Fees: (On or before March 29, 2019)
$225 OKAAP, OAFP, AAP or AAFP Members
$250 Non-Member Physicians 
$150 PPN, PA and other Allied Health

Registration Fees: (After March 29, 2019) 
$275 OKAAP, OAFP, AAP or AAFP Members
$300 Non-Member Physicians
$200 PPN, PA and other Allied Health

$0 Students and Residents
$0 Preceptors of Third-Year Pediatric Clerkship Students
Contact Cindy Dibler at (405) 271-4401 or cindy-dibler@ouhsc.edu for the promotional codes for online registration

Online registration and early registration are strongly recommended. 
No registration refunds will be made after March 29, 2019.
Written notification of cancellation must be postmarked on/or before March 29, 2019.
Cancellation fee is $100 


The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nondiscrimination Statement:
The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to: admissions, employment, financial aid and educational services. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies may be directed to: Bobby J. Mason, Institutional Equity Officer, (405) 325-3546, bjm@ou.edu, or visit www.ou.edu/eoo.

Accommodation Statement:
Accommodations on the basis of disability are available by contacting Cindy Dibler at (405) 271-4401 or cindy-dibler@ouhsc.edu as soon as possible.

Disclaimer Statement:
Statements, opinions and results of studies contained in the program are those of the presenters and authors and do not reflect the policy or position of the Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma (“OU”) nor does OU provide any warranty as to their accuracy or reliability.

Every reasonable effort has been made to faithfully reproduce the presentations and material as submitted. However, no responsibility is assumed by OU for any claims, injury and/or damage to persons or property from any cause, including negligence or otherwise, or from any use or operation of any methods, products, instruments or ideas contained in the material herein.

Policy on Faculty and Presenters Disclosure: 
It is the policy of the University of Oklahoma, College of Medicine that the faculty and presenters disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s).  

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Competencies:

Patient Care
Medical Knowledge
Systems-Based Practice