Pediatric Update Regional Conference Offered at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital

August 10, 2010

The 2010 Pediatric Update Regional Conference: Pediatric Specialty Focused on Primary Care, sponsored by Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, will be held Saturday, September 11, at Our Lady Of Bellefonte Hospital Bellefonte Center.

Conference lecture topics include Piercings and Pearls: Vignettes from Practice; Pre-participation Sports Clearance/Sudden Death; Urinary Incontinence and Infections: When and How to Treat and When to Ignore; Pediatric Respiratory Failure; Pediatric Abdominal Pain: Wait, Treat or Worry; Pediatric Headaches: Case Based Discussion; and Preparing for Flu Season.

Presenters are Dennis J. Cunningham, MD, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Department of Infectious Disease; Jolanda M. Denham, MD, Nationwide Children’s Department of Gastroenterology; Marie D. Frazier, MD, Cabell Huntington Hospital Critical Care; V. Rama Jayanthi, MD, Nationwide Children’s Department of Urology; Patricia J. Kelly, MD, Cabell Huntington Hospital, Adolescent Medicine; A. Latif Khuhro, MD, Nationwide Children’s Department of Neurology; and Daniel G. Rowland, MD, Nationwide Children’s Heart Center.

The half-day conference is geared to pediatricians, family practice physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses and allied health professionals.   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 sponsorship of Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital.  Nationwide Children’s is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The Nationwide Children’s Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Interested persons may register online at or by calling (614) 355-0659.  There is no registration fee and the registration deadline is August 20. 

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at