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Pediatric Laser Focus - Course

Thursday, April 12 | 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM | Room: Coronado A

AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits™: 2.00 MAX | CE Contact Hours:  2.20 MAX

ACCME Accreditation Statement / AMA PRA Credit Designation Statement

Presenter Disclosures

Participants This focus workshop is open to all designated participants that may be interested in the use of laser and energy devices as they specifically relate to children’s health.

Background Requirements Prior knowledge of laser and energy devices as they specifically relate to children’s health is helpful.

Educational Needs/Expected Learning Objectives Attendees will learn and discuss approaches for treatment of scars, vascular lesions and pigmented lesions in pediatric patients. Evidence will be reviewed on risks of laser treatment in teen patients taking isotretinoin. And finally, attendees will learn updated information on risks and benefits of anesthesia for pediatric patient.

Director(s) R. Rox Anderson, MD; Kristen M. Kelly, MD

Faculty Andrew C. Krakowski, MD; Yakir Levin, MD, PhD

10:15 AM - 10:20 AM Introduction and Pre-Test - R. Rox Anderson & Kristen M. Kelly
10:21 AM - 10:35 AM Pediatric Scar Treatment - Andrew C. Krakowski
10:36 AM - 10:50 AM  Pediatric Vascular Lesion Treatment - Yakir Levin
10:51 AM - 11:05 AM  Pediatric Pigmented Lesion Treatment - Yakir Levin
11:06 AM - 11:15 AM  Update on Isotretinoin and Laser Procedures - Andrew C. Krakowski
11:16 AM - 11:26 AM  Drug and Device Combinations in Pediatric Patients - Kristen M. Kelly 
11:27 AM - 11:37 AM  Pediatric Pain Control for Laser Procedures - Kristen M. Kelly
11:38 AM - 12:00 PM  Pediatric Patient Laser Problems to be Solved - R. Rox Anderson 
12:01 PM - 12:15 PM  Panel Discussion, Q&A, Conclusion and Post-Test - R. Rox Anderson & Kristen M. Kelly 
Schedule and rooms subject to change without notice
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The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery is the world’s largest scientific organization dedicated to promoting research, education and high standards of clinical care in the field of medical laser applications. It provides a forum for the exchange of scientific information and participation in communicating the latest developments in laser medicine and surgery to clinicians, research investigators, government and regulatory agencies, and the public.

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