Event Detail

e-PPGC 2019 - Day 1

Event Date/Time:

2/28/2019 8:00 AM to 2/28/2019 2:30 PM

Last Review:

3/12/2019 8:31 AM

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9:30am-9:40amWelcome and Opening Remarks
9:40am-10:20amModerator: Marisa Azaret, PsyD
P1 - PLENARY SESSION - The Donald Altman Annual Lectureship - Congenital Malformation, Fetal Airway, and Lungs: Diagnosis, Management, and Outcomes
Esperanza Pacheco-Jacome, MD
Fuad AlKhoury, MD

This session pays tribute to Dr. Donald Altman, a Pediatric Radiologist who established the Pediatric Post-Graduate Course. This session will highlight the latest in the field of Pediatric Radiology and Imaging.
10:20am- 10:25amQ&A
 Moderator: Marisa Azaret, PsyD
10:25am-10:55amS101 - Kids and Online Gaming: Research, Health Concerns, and Talking to Parents
Sierra Filucci

This session highlights the emerging epidemic of addiction of children and young adults to social media and gaming. The speaker will highlight the subculture of gaming including other dangers for growing children including violence and cyberbullying.
10:55am-11:25amS102 - Using Social Media to Safely Support Your Practice
Chad Rudnick, MD

This session will focus on the beneficial use of social media and technology in enhancing the pediatric practice. The speaker will highlight the pitfalls of the use of social media in patient care and how it can be done safely and without increased risk.
 Moderator: Phil Newcomm, MD
11:25am-11:40amS103 - Trading Medical Homes: Transition Planning for the Medically Complex Young Patient
Amanda Porro, MD

Transitioning young adults out of a Pediatric practice, although challenging, should start in the early teen years. The transition of children with medical complexity; including young adults with congenital heart disease, cystic fibrosis, cerebral palsy ,…; has its unique challenges and must be carefully done early. The speaker will address specific resources that will assist the medical home in achieving successful transition.
11:40am-12:00pmS104 - Health Supervision for Specific Genetic Syndromes
Mislen Bauer, MD

This session will primarily focus on common genetic disorders (Down Syndrome, Klinefelter, Turner Syndrome, Williams Syndrome, etc.); the associated pathology, and what the medical home needs to screen for in the context of the health supervision visit.
12:00pm-12:20pmS105 - Health Supervision of the NICU Graduate in the Medical Home
Bree Andrews, MD, MPH

The NICU graduate has unique needs and issues to be screened for and addressed in the context of the health supervision visit. This session will highlight what the medical home needs to do to care for the NICU graduate including diagnosing and managing common problems such as BPD and GERD.

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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