Event Detail

e-PPGC 2018 - Day 3

Event Date/Time:

2/24/2018 6:30 AM to 2/24/2018 5:00 PM

Last Review:

3/9/2018 9:25 AM

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7:30am-8:20amRegistration and Breakfast
8:20am-8:30amWelcome and Opening Remarks
ThemeHot Topics in Adolescent Care
Moderator: Beatriz Cunill-De Sautu, MD
8:30am-9:00amABP MOC Part 2S301 - What’s New in Adolescent Contraception?
Metee Comkornruecha, MD

This sessions will explore the new and old contraception methods for Adolescents, their indications, side effects, and uses in the office setting.
9:00am-9:30amABP MOC Part 2S302 - Addressing Sleep Problems in Teens in the Primary Care Setting
Mercedes Bello, MD

Pediatricians are often faced with complaints of disturbed sleep and sleep problems in teens. This session highlights the common sleep problems in teens and provides the clinicians with tips on approaching sleep problems and ensuring sleep hygiene in the teen population.
9:40am-10:20am ABP MOC Part 2P3 - PLENARY SESSION – Caring for Transgender Teens: The Role of the Medical Home
Speaker: Robert Garofalo, MD, MPH
Moderator: Beatriz Cunill-De Sautu, MD

Transgender teens are often subject to bullying, are at risk for depression and suicide. The Medical Home has a unique role in supporting and advocating transgender teens. This session highlights the role of the Medical Home including office flow tips, history taking, and modification of forms to ensure that the Medical Home offers a supportive environment.
10:20am- 10:25amQ&A
ThemeSubstances of Abuse in Disguise
Moderator: Marisa Azaret, Psy.D.
10:55am-11:25amABP MOC Part 2S303 - Common Household Substances of Abuse
Jeffrey N. Bernstein, MD

Do parents know what substances of abuse are hidden in common household items? This session discusses the common substances of abuse present in a household and give the pediatrician the awareness and the tips to counsel families.
11:25am-11:55amABP MOC Part 2S304 - e-Cigarettes and Vaping: What Primary Care Clinicians Need to Know?
Karen Wilson, MD, MPH

e-Cigarettes and Vaping have emerged over the past few years as a tobacco replacement option. However, companies have targeted young teens. This session discusses the dangers of e-cigarettes and vaping and provides counseling strategies to pediatric clinicians.
12:05pm-12:35pmABP MOC Part 2S305 - A Closer Look at the Opioid Crisis in Pediatrics
Romulo Cuy, MD

Treating pain in children and teens is a priority for providers and parents. This session discusses the opioid crisis and the judicious use of narcotics and opioids to treat pain in addition to non-pharmacologic approaches to pain management including post-op pain.
12:40pm-1:40pmABP MOC Part 2MOC2 Mandatory Self-Assessment Session
(Only for MOC2 Registrants)
1:45pm-2:45pmW-3E: Workshop #5 - Advocate - Traditional Ways and the Power of Social Media
Lynda Young, MD

This interactive session is aimed at highlighting the Pediatrician’s role in advocacy at all levels with a special emphasis on how social media can serve as an advocacy tool.
1:45pm-2:45pmW-3F: Workshop #6 - The Care of Children with Gender Dysphoria
Robert Garofalo, MD, MPH
Alejandro Diaz, MD

Using case-based discussion, this session, will expose attendees to the interdisciplinary approach to the pediatric patient with gender dysphoria, including the primary care approach, the specialty care, hormonal treatment, and surgical interventions and the timing of each using case-based discussion.

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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