Pediatric Pearls: Outcomes of Prematurity

Date & Location
Friday, February 23, 2018, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, The DoubleTree by Hilton, 1909 Spring Road, Oak Brook, IL

Target Audience


Outcomes of Prematurity is the third course in the 2017–2018 CME series and is a timely one-day symposium for
pediatricians and family practitioners as well as other clinicians wanting to learn more about the consequences of
preterm birth and the impact it can have on the overall health of the child long-term. You will hear from experts regarding
kidney disease, developmental delays, growth concerns, cardiovascular issues and lung disease.

Once again, Lurie Children’s is offering a discounted rate to physicians and practices that pre-purchase our packages.
By purchasing a package, you save money and secure your spot at the conference. All spots purchased are transferable
and for your convenience, we will continue to sell these courses on an individual basis.

For more information regarding this course or any other course being offered, please call Catalina Denari at 312.227.7411.

  1. Discuss the increased survivability of premature and very low birth weight infants and the impact of this survivability on a variety of potential co-morbidities, health outcomes and healthcare utilization.
  2. Review predicted neurodevelopmental outcomes for preschool and school aged children with a history of prematurity.
  3. Discuss cardiopulmonary stresses and interactions encountered in the premature infant, the impact of evidence based life sustaining measures and recommended screening and therapeutic protocols during infancy and childhood.
  4. Outline the risks of premature birth and supportive care measures with regard to metabolic outcomes and renal health.
  5. Review the risk factors for sleep disordered breathing in survivors of prematurity, the associated co-morbidities and predictive as well as treatment strategies.

Register online here.


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

Credit Designation Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.