Young Adults with Chronic Conditions: Optimizing Treatment and Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care

  • 02-04 Mar 2020
  • Royal Sonesta Boston, Cambridge, MA, United States

Description

Young Adults with Chronic Conditions: Optimizing Treatment and Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care is a course dedicated to strategies, best practices, and tools for state-of-the-art care and transition of young adults with chronic conditions.

Young Adults with Chronic Conditions: Optimizing Treatment and Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care covers topics such as:

  • The transition of these patients to—and acceptance of these patients into—adult care: timing, assessment, checklists, legal and insurance considerations
  • Clinical approaches to care of adolescents and young adults with chronic conditions, mental illness, autism, physical disabilities
  • Strategies to support patients with mental illness
  • Updates for a wide range of chronic conditions
  • Best practices for patients with autism
  • Care for the pregnant patient with chronic disease
  • Current approaches to substance abuse in young adults
  • State-of-the-art approaches to manage chronic pain in young adults
  • Screening for high-risk behaviors and their impact on chronic illness
  • What to screen for in a young adult cancer survivor
  • Differentiating treatment as patients age
  • Addressing sexual health and fertility with young adults who have chronic conditions
  • Timing: when to begin the process of integrating young adults into adult care
  • Transitioning Patients To and Accepting Patients Into Adult Care Practices
  • How to expediently teach self-management skills
  • Evidence-based approaches to prepare patients for adult care
  • Preventing adverse health outcomes as patients move to adult care
  • Understanding unique needs of patients with pediatric-acquired illness
  • Advocacy and healthcare reform in transition care
  • Best practices to utilize team-based care to optimize the transition
  • Devising and implementing effective transition policies and training
  • Encouraging adherence through shared decision-making: when, why, how
  • Transition timing and tracking of progress
  • Developing individualized transition plans
  • Assessing functional capacity to determine need for guardianship
  • Accommodating young adults with developmental disabilities in your setting
  • Development of a community health worker program
  • Social determinants of health in chronic disease management
  • Helping Patients with Self-Care and Advocacy
  • Current approaches to preventive counseling and anticipatory guidance
  • Self-management
  • Independent living
  • Decision-making
  • Self-advocacy
  • Effective communications
  • Information sharing
  • Transition to college/community living
  • Patient self-advocacy with insurance companies and other care providers

Young Adults with Chronic Conditions: Optimizing Treatment and Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care brings together:

  • Pediatrics
  • PHYSICIANS, NPs, and PAs in:
  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatric Subspecialties
  • Medicine-Pediatrics
  • Psychologists, Social Workers, and Counselors who support young adults with chronic conditions and their families
  • Medical Specialties and Subspecialties

Young Adults with Chronic Conditions: Optimizing Treatment and Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care will be held in Cambridge, MA, United States on 02-04 Mar 2020.

Venue

Royal Sonesta Boston
40 Edwin Land Boulevard,
Cambridge,
Massachusetts,
United States
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More Details

675-975 US Dollar   (Early registration date: 31 Jan 2020)
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Future Events

  • Young Adults with Chronic Conditions: Optimizing Treatment and Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care - 02-04 Mar 2020, Royal Sonesta Boston, Cambridge, MA, United States (87946)
  • Young Adults with Chronic Conditions: Optimizing Treatment and Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care - Mar 2021, Royal Sonesta Boston, Cambridge, MA, United States (87947)

Past Events

  • Young Adults with Chronic Conditions: Optimizing Treatment and Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care 2019 - 04-06 Mar 2019, Royal Sonesta Boston, Cambridge, MA, United States (79412)

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