Personal Perspective of Polio and Clinical Treatment: It's Impact on the Pediatric Practice and Stories of Care Delivery

July 26, 2012

Target Audience

Physicians, nurses, and other interested health professionals involved in pediatric care.

Learning Objectives

  1. Review the historical care of the pediatric patient with polio.
  2. Discuss the impact polio had on the pediatric medical practice.
  3. Describe personal experiences associated with the polio patient in the healthcare practice.


Marion Alberts, MD
Retired Mercy Pediatrician


Speaker(s) will disclose to attendees the nature of any financial relationships they have with the commercial firms providing support as well as the commercial manufacturers of products and/or the providers of services discussed in their presentations. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
    Course opens: 
    Course expires: 
    Event starts: 
    07/26/2012 - 12:00pm CDT
    Event ends: 
    07/26/2012 - 1:00pm CDT
    Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines 1111 6th Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50314
    United States

    Continuing Education Credit

    DO: Des Moines University continuing education and the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for a maximum of 1.0 hours of AOA Category 2-A CME credit.

    Available Credit

    • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A


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