Event Detail

e-PPGC 2019 - Day 3

Event Date/Time:

3/2/2019 7:00 AM to 3/2/2019 2:30 PM

Last Review:

3/12/2019 8:31 AM

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8:20am-8:30amWelcome and Opening Remarks
Hot Topics in Primary Care Pediatrics
Moderator: TBD
8:30am-9:00amS301 - Management of Constipation and Encopresis
Jesse Reeves-Garcia, MD

Encopresis and constipation are common complaints seen in the primary care office. Occasionally, these symptoms can be the presenting picture for a more serious condition. This session covers common approach to constipation and encopresis and when to worry.
9:00am-9:30amS302 - Managing Pain in the Opioid Epidemic: Pharmacologic & Non-Pharmacologic Measures
Romulo Cuy, MD

With the opioid epidemic, there has been a focus on alternative ways to manage pain in pediatrics including non-pharmacologic pain management strategies. This session will highlight ways to manage pain using non-opioid measures, including alternative medicine.
P3 - PLENARY SESSION - Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-Cell (CAR-T) Therapy: A Treatment Breakthrough in Oncology
Michael Rytting, MD

The evolution of the Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-Cell (CAR-T) Therapy has revolutionized the approach to the treatment of leukemias in children. This promising innovation will change the outcomes of this common oncologic disease in children.
10:20am- 10:25amQ&A
 Moderator: TBD
10:55am-11:25amS303 - Facts vs. Myths in Pediatrics: An Evidence-Based Weight Management Approach
Leyanee Perez, RD, LDN

Lately there has been conflicting information in the media about the benefits and risks of treatments, supplements, herbs, and diets. This session looks at the evidence behind a select group of remedies and diets.
11:25am-11:40amS304 - Making Your Practice Setting Ready to Care for Your Gender Dysphoria Patient
Shaketha Gray, MD

This session will highlight what the medical home can do in order to prepare their office for caring for the LGBTQ patient including transgender and patients with gender dysphoria. From office set up to forms and documents.
11:40am-11:55amS305 - Gender Dysphoria Challenges - A Patient Perspective
Marie M. Alencar

Hear the patient perspective from someone who is dealing with the challenges of gender dysphoria, their experiences in transitioning and finding service.
11:55am-12:10pmS306 - Multidisciplinary Care of Patients with Gender Dysphoria
Alejandro Diaz, MD

This session will discuss the main issues faced by patients with gender dysphoria that are transitioning. It also will highlight the treatments and resources available to these patient.

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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