Friday, March 1 8:00 AM

Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics: Topics for Primary Care Register

Date/Time: March 01, 2024, 8:00 AM

Scottish Rite for Children and The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center are proud to present the 25th Annual Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics: Topics for Primary Care: A seminar for Pediatricians, Family Physicians, and Advanced Practice Providers.

Target Audience:
This course is designed for pediatricians, family practitioners, and advanced practice providers delivering direct care to children.

Purpose & Content:
The one-day conference will highlight common developmental-behavioral conditions, their etiology, identification and management, and feature opportunities to apply knowledge in clinical situations.

The program will utilize case studies and question/answer format in addition to PowerPoint presentations.

The goal of this seminar is to equip primary care providers to assess, identify and manage developmental and behavioral problems which present between birth and age 18.
Upon completion of the activity participants should be able to:
  • List questions to ask to assist with diagnostic clarification between Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
  • Describe two ways to treat the final diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and/or autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
  • Identify key symptoms of autism spectrum disorder that co-occurs in Down syndrome and discuss management and treatment options.
  • Recognize symptoms of Down syndrome regression disorder and discuss management and treatment options.
  • Describe a strategy for identifying the most up-to-date publications that are relevant to clinical care of children with developmental disabilities.
  • Describe two findings from recent publications that inform clinical care of children with developmental disabilities.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Scottish Rite for Children. The University of Texas Southwestern is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Relevant Financial Relationships:  
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accrediting Continuing Education, all persons in the position to control the content of an education activity are required to disclose all financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 24 months with any ineligible company (any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on patients).  UT Southwestern also considers ineligible those companies producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products in development for future use on patients, such as healthcare product research companies. All reported financial relationships with ineligible companies are reviewed for relevancy and then mitigated through a content review process prior to the activity (where applicable).

Conference Contact:
Kathleen Saxon, Course Administrator
Phone: 214-559-7817
Registration Information:
Registration fee is $150 for the Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Conference.

Registration will be available until February 23, 2024.

Cancellation requests must be received by email or fax prior to February 20, 2024. No refunds will be made thereafter.


Scottish Rite for Children
2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, TX 75219


Kathleen Saxon

Phone: 214-559-7817