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Dr. Jayshree Kumta will walk you from start to finish through what happens when a child comes in for medical treatment, from the medical care provider’s perspective. What subjective information is gathered from the child and family? What objective information is gathered in a typical physical examination, how is that documented, and what does it mean? How do doctors make a diagnosis? How do doctors document child development, functional limitation and disability? In a usual treatment setting, who else besides the doctor interacts with the child and family? What are their roles, what documentation do they generate, and how is it accessed? What additional resources do doctors have available to assist child patients and their families? Attorney Kevin Liebkemann will discuss the significance of the information Dr. Kumta provides to the handling of disability claims.
Doctors Treating Children
This session will walk you from start to finish through what happens when a child comes in for medical treatment, from the medical care provider’s perspective.
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Kevin Liebkemann is a 1991 Tulane Law School graduate who has represented adult and child Social Security Disability claimants for over 20 years. He is currently Chief Counsel for Disability Rights at Legal Services of New Jersey. He handles Social Security cases from the ALJ level through the U.S. District Court and supervises attorneys handling hearings and appeals. Kevin is also in charge of the Veterans Legal Assistance Project and the Disability Rights Initiative at Legal Services of New Jersey.
Jayshree N. Kumta, M.D.
Director, Inpatient Pediatrics
Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency Program
Dr. Kumta joined Newark Beth Israel Medical Center as its Director for Inpatient Pediatrics in July 2017, after having worked for nearly thirteen years as a Pediatric Hospitalist at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey. She completed a Residency in Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit, Michigan, after obtaining an M.B.B.S. degree from Seth G.S. Medical College in Mumbai, India, and had previously been a Private Pediatrician in Mumbai, India, for more than five years.
Her current activities, reflecting her strong interest in fostering Medical Education, include Teaching Rounds and Board Review Preparation for Pediatric Residents and Medical Students. In addition, she has been a long-time advocate for Breastfeeding, providing Lactation Management training to Pediatric and OB/GYN Residents. She also works with Labor & Delivery and Nursery Nurses with the goal of increasing Exclusive Breastfeeding rates.
This course was approved for a Live Conference. It is CLE eligible for On-Demand credit. CLE Self-Study credit may be obtained by applying directly to your state bar association. Please check with your bar for their rules and regulations.
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