Pediatric Head and Neck Update”

 “How to diagnose, treat and refer for further evaluation of common pediatric problems?" 


Pediatric News reported that ear, nose and throat concerns made up more than half of the top 10 pediatric office visits. Join us to learn more as we host 4 pediatric sub-specialists for our 2-hour CME dinner program!


Dates and Locations – Choose one - Click on Date to access registration form: 

            Wednesday, May 8, 2019 Lake Worth FL (New location with good food!)    Fountains Country Club - 4476 Fountains Drive, Lake Worth, FL 33467  

            Tuesday, May 7, 2019     Port St. Lucie       Tutto Fresco Restaurant - 9501 Reserve Blvd, Port St Lucie, FL 34986

Printable Meeting Material - Click here!

Schedule of Meetings: 5:30-6:45 Reception & Registration     6:45- 7:00 -Business Meeting      7:00 – 9:00 Dinner & Program “Pediatric Head and Neck Update” 

Presenters: (Each presenter will have specific objectives for each titled 20 minute presentation) 

Jiovani M. Visaya, MD: Surgical vs. Medical Treatment of Otitis Media in Children: Show Me the Evidence 

David L. Mandell, MD: Pediatric Tonsillectomy Guidelines Review: Who, What, Why, When, and How? 

Alfredo S. Archilla MD: Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery. What is it? 

Eric Stelnicki MD:The 3 H’s of Pediatric Plastic Surgery: Head Shapes, Hemangiomas, and Hidradenitis Suprativa

Overall CME Objectives: 

Review the guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of otitis media and sinusitis and when to refer for surgical intervention

Identify adenoidal and tonsillar hypertrophy causing obstructive sleep apnea 

Evaluate neck masses on exam with the appropriate radiologic test and when surgical intervention is needed 

Differentiate between plagiocephaly and craniosynostosis and the review latest treatments


Target Audience: 

Members and Guests of the Palm Beach County Pediatric Society, Pediatric Dentists, Pediatric Sub-Specialists, Primary Care Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and any healthcare provider who treats and cares for pediatric patients.

  2 CME Credits


CME Credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Palm Beach Pediatric Society. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course Director Shannon Fox-Levine, M.D., President, Palm Beach Pediatric Society


Cost:  $90.00 per person for Pediatric Provider members 2019 Dues and meeting

(2019 Membership dues $ 50.00 plus meeting cost $ 40.00)  (Honorary PBPS member meeting only $ 40.00)

Cost:  $75.00 per person for limited PBPS members, guests or non-members

(Guests & nurses please become a limited member on membership page prior to registering for meeting)

$15 Late fee after May 3, 2019    Registration deadline:  Tuesday, May 7, 2019       

All participants must be pre-registered & prepaid. 

If you have any questions, please call your MJN Rep who volunteers their time to help:

Susie Graham 561-371-0458,

 Jamie Lorne 561-699-4144 or Casey Laughlin 772-216-1607