Event Detail

e-PPGC 2018 - Day 2

Event Date/Time:

2/23/2018 6:30 AM to 2/23/2018 11:30 AM

Last Review:

3/9/2018 9:15 AM

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7:30am-8:20amRegistration and Breakfast
8:20am-8:30amWelcome and Opening Remarks
ThemePractice Guidelines in 2017 that Impact Your Practice
Moderator: Marcos Mestre, MD, MBA
8:30am-8:50amABP MOC Part 2S201, S202 - Screening and Management of High Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents
Nicole Christin, MD
8:50am-9:10amABP MOC Part 2S201, S202 - New Recommendations on Introducing Peanuts
Vivian Hernandez-Trujillo, MD
9:10am-9:30amABP MOC Part 2S201, S202 - Counseling Parents and Teens About Marijuana Use
Karen Wilson, MD, MPH

This session (S201, S202) highlights the evidence behind three practice guidelines that were published in 2017 that impact on the General Pediatric Practice.
9:40am-10:20am ABP MOC Part 2P2 - PLENARY SESSION - Climate Change Makes Me Sick
Speaker: Lynn Ringenberg, MD
Moderator: Marcos Mestre, MD, MBA

This session highlights the impact of climate change on the health of children and provides pediatricians with tools for the office to educate families and make the practice a “Green” office.
10:20am- 10:25amQ&A
ThemeAddressing Common Behavioral Issues in the Medical Home
Moderator: Jacques Orces, DO
10:55am-11:25amABP MOC Part 2S203 - Sleep Problems in Infants and Children
Barbara Howard, MD

Parents often deal with sleep problems at various ages. This session explore the various causes of sleep problems at each age and what parents can be advised to do about them to address these problems.
11:25am-11:55amABP MOC Part 2S204 - What’s New in the Care of Children and Teens with ADHD?
Carlos Gadia, MD

The Medical Home takes care of a significant number of children and teens with ADHD. This session provides clinicians with an update on what’s new in the care of the patient with ADHD.
12:05pm-12:35pmABP MOC Part 2S205 - Counseling Parents in Discipline Strategies
Barbara Howard, MD

Parents often seek the pediatrician’s advice on dealing with discipline issues. This session discusses various discipline strategies and what is the effectiveness of each.
1:45pm-3:15pmABP MOC Part 2W-2C: Workshop # 3 - Cases I Learned From (3 specialties)

This session will be conducted as case-based discussions by 3 different subspecialties each of which will be given 30 minutes to discuss 1-2 cases related to the specialty that highlight a learning objective for the primary care physician including: what to do in practice? Test to order? Diagnosis to think about?
1:45pm-3:15pmABP MOC Part 2W-2D: Workshop # 4 - What to do While Waiting to See the Specialist? (3 Specialties)

This session will feature multiple speakers from various specialties. Each of the speakers will focus on 1-2 referral issues faced by the primary care providers and what can the pediatrician start with or do while waiting for the appointment with the specialist in order to expedite the process for each of the discussed entities.

Learning Objectives

This course presents new, pediatric state-of-the-art knowledge on topics relevant to the practice of pediatrics. It will synthesize for the practicing pediatrician knowledge of Adolescent Medicine, Allergy & Immunology, Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases, Neonatology, Nephrology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology, Pediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Preventive Medicine/Community Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Radiology, Rheumatology and other childhood conditions. It will improve skills in patient management in the outpatient and hospitalized setting. Upon completion of the program, the participant should be able to:
  • Recognize new state-of-the-art knowledge in pediatric care;
  • Enhance and advance knowledge in different pediatric subspecialties;
  • Apply these newly acquired skills to the management of various childhood diseases.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians and other health care professionals who wish to learn more about new, pediatric state-of-the-art knowledge and topics relevant to the practice of pediatrics.
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