Event Detail

e-PPGC 2019 - Day 4

Event Date/Time:

3/3/2019 6:00 AM to 3/3/2019 3:00 PM

Last Review:

3/12/2019 8:31 AM

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8:20am-8:30amWelcome and Opening Remarks
 Pediatric Infectious Diseases Update
Moderator: Marcelo Laufer, MD
8:30am-9:00amS401 - Dealing with Vaccine Hesitancy
Yvonne (Bonnie) A. Maldonado, MD

This session will discuss ways a pediatrician can use to address vaccine hesitancy they face from parents and care givers.
9:00am-9:30amS402 - Pre-Travel Counseling for Children, Adolescents, and Adults
Angela Myers, MD, MPH

Is your patient and their family taking a trip internationally? What should you consider in terms of infectious disease prevention? This case-based talk provides the pediatrician with the various considerations they have to take into account during a pre-travel visit.
9:40am-10:20amModerator: S. Anthony Wolfe, MD, FACS, FAAP
P4 - PLENARY SESSION - The Millard Lecture - Lessons From Four Decades of Pediatric Tissue Expansion
Bruce S. Bauer, MD, FACS, FAAP

This plenary session pays tribute to Dr. Millard, a Pediatric Plastic Surgeon. This annual lectureship will feature a national expert in the field.
10:20am- 10:25amQ&A
 Moderator: Marcelo Laufer, MD
10:55am-11:25amS403 - Emergency Approach to Stings and Bites
Barbara Pena, MD, MPH

Patients are often seen in the office, the emergency department, and or the hospital with stings and bites. From snakes to rodents, to marine life; the pediatrician needs to be versed with the management particularly first aid for these condition.
11:25am-11:55amS404 - URI, LRI, Oh My….: Update on Managing Sinusitis
Angela Myers, MD, MPH

This session will provide the general pediatrician with an update on the management of Acute and Chronic sinusitis in children.
11:55am-12:25pmS405 - Emerging Infections
Yvonne (Bonnie) A. Maldonado, MD

In the past few years, new emerging infections are seen. From a virulent flu strains, to Zika, to multidrug resistant infections. This session goes over the epidemiology of these emerging infections.

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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