What you'll learn

  • Define the causes of Down syndrome
  • Appreciate the evidenced-based best practices for, and implications of, receiving and delivering a prenatal vs. postnatal diagnosis of Down syndrome
  • Identify medical conditions associated with Down syndrome, their characteristic signs and symptoms, and their treatment options
  • Understand health care guidelines for Down syndrome

Course description

This HMS CME Online course is targeted to primary care pediatricians and other health care professionals interested in providing exceptional care to this patient population.

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Course outline

  • Down Syndrome: Health Care Updates for the Primary Care Pediatrician is organized as follows:

    Down Syndrome: Health Care Updates for the Primary Care Pediatrician
    Case Presentation
    Prenatal Diagnosis
    Postnatal Diagnosis
    Genetic Variations of Down Syndrome
    Newborn Visit
    Hematologic Disorders
    Potential Health Concerns
    Translocation Down Syndrome
    Summary

    CME Posttest

Associated Schools

  • Harvard Medical School

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