Event Detail

e-PPGC 2019 - Day 2

Event Date/Time:

3/1/2019 6:00 AM to 3/1/2019 2:30 PM

Last Review:

3/12/2019 8:33 AM

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8:20am-8:30amWelcome and Opening Remarks
Update for the Pediatric Clinician
Moderator: Jefry Biehler, MD, MPH
8:30am-9:00amS201 - Decoding the Infant Metabolic Screen
Parul Jayakar, MD

The infant metabolic screen currently screens for a large number of disorders. This session addresses the common recommendations for the timing, interpretation, and follow-up on the metabolic screen.
9:00am-9:30amS202 - Update on Atopic Dermatitis for the Primary Care Clinician
Ana Duarte, MD

Atopic dermatitis is a common problem seen in the primary care office. This session provides an update on Atopic Dermatitis including common management strategies, new treatments, and referral criteria.
9:40am-10:20amModerator: Jefry Biehler, MD, MPH
P2 - PLENARY SESSION - Are You Ready? Is Your Clinical Setting Ready for Disasters?
Joseph Wright, MD, MPH

This session will focus on how Pediatric clinician can get their clinical setting ready to address issues that occur in times of disasters and catastrophes. This includes the inpatient and outpatient settings as well as the link between the Medical Home and the community including schools and law enforcement.
10:20am- 10:25amQ&A
Moderator: TBD
10:55am-11:25amS203 - Going on a Medical Mission Trip? What You Need to Know
Brian Ho, MD

Pediatricians and Pediatric Specialists often participate in medical mission trips. This session will discuss what the physician needs to know and set up before taking the plunge and embarking on the trip.
11:25am-11:40amS204 - The Assessment and Prevention of Self-Directed Violence
Ana M. Ojeda, PsyD, ABPP

This session will set the stage highlighting the risk factors and red flags for depression, and suicide in the young pediatric patient.
11:40am-11:55amS205 - Surviving a Suicide Attempt: A Patient Perspective
Virginia Torres

Hear the patient perspective from someone who survived a suicide attempt. This helps the physicians understand what patients think and need.
11:55am-12:10pmS206 - Time for Psychiatric Consult and Meds: How to Discuss with Patients and Families?
Marcos Mestre, MD, MBA

This session will focus on ways the clinician can follow to discuss with families the need for either obtaining a psychiatric consult and/or starting psychiatric medications.

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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