Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Pediatrics Volume 59, Issue 31: Review of Oppositional Behavior in Preschool-Age Children, Part 1

Barbara J. Howard, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician, Baltimore, MD; Senior Scientist, Medstar Health Research Institute, Hyattsville, MD, presented on Diagnostic Criteria, Differential Diagnosis, Comorbid Conditions, Interviewing Strategies, and Standardized Assessment Tools.

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Glendale, CA (PRWEB) January 04, 2014

Audio-Digest Foundation announces the release of Pediatrics Volume 59, Issue 31: Review of Oppositional Behavior in Preschool-Age Children, Part 1: Diagnostic Tools and Techniques.

The goal of this program is to improve the diagnosis of oppositional behavior in preschool-age children. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Describe the differential diagnosis of oppositional behavior.
2. Identify signs and symptoms of oppositional defiant disorder.
3. Recognize signs and symptoms of comorbid conditions that may be contributing to oppositional behavior, including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
4. Choose appropriate questionnaires and interviewing techniques to elicit relevant family dynamics surrounding oppositional behavior.
5. Counsel parents on initial management of oppositional behavior.

The original programs were presented by Barbara J. Howard, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician, Baltimore, MD; Senior Scientist, Medstar Health Research Institute, Hyattsville, MD.

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, records over 10,000 hours of lectures every year in anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology, by the leading medical researchers at the top laboratories, universities, and institutions.

Recent researchers have hailed from Harvard, Cedars-Sinai, Mayo Clinic, UCSF, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Kansas Medical Center, The University of California, San Diego, The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, The University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and many others.

Out of these cutting-edge programs, Audio-Digest then chooses the most clinically relevant, edits them for clarity, and publishes them either every week or every two weeks.

In addition, Audio-Digest publishes subscription series in conjunction with leading medical societies: DiabetesInsight with The American Diabetes Association, ACCEL with The American College of Cardiology, Continuum Audio with The American Academy of Neurology, and Journal Watch Audio General Medicine with Massachusetts Medical Society.

For 60 years, the global medical community of doctors, nurses, physician assistants, and other medical professionals around the world has subscribed to Audio-Digest specialty series in order to remain current in their specialties as well as to maintain their Continuing Education requirements with the most cutting-edge, independent, and unbiased continuing medical education (CME).

Long a technical innovator, Audio-Digest was the first to produce audio medical education programs and the first to produce in-car medical education. Currently, its subscription and annual products are available on CD and MP3, as well as iPhone, iPad, and Android apps.


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