Transition to Adult Care (Panel)

Salons 1 & 2 April 7, 2017 10:45 am - 11:45 am

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Sara Salek, MD
W. Carl Cooley, MD
Gary A. Stobbe, MD
Sydney Rice, MD
Janna Murrell

Moderator: Sara Salek, MD

An expert panel will discuss transition issues involved in caring for children with special health care needs (CSHCN), providing perspectives from medical professionals in developmental pediatrics, neurology, psychiatry and rehabilitation fields, and from the parent of a young adult with special health care needs.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the common components of transition care processes used in clinical practice for CSHCN
  • Describe how the healthcare system can provide an effective transition process from a pediatric to an adult health system
  • Understand current Arizona capacity for successfully transitioning CSHCN and opportunities for improvement