The 57th Annual Virtual Pediatric Post-Graduate Course

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Nicklaus Children's Hospital is proud to present The 57th Virtual Annual Pediatric Postgraduate Course to be held Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3, 2022.

Whether this is your first time attending or your 57th, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn from leading experts in the field of pediatrics. A distinguished faculty will present state-of-the-art information in the prevention, pathophysiology and the latest developments in the diagnosis and treatment of the most prevalent pediatric and adolescent conditions. We hope you decide to join us virtually for the 2022 conference and are confident that we will surpass your educational goals.

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.

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.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Nicklaus Children's Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of AMA PRA Category Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 10.00 Attendance
    Acknowledging attendance at this educational activity.
  • 10.00 MOC II
Course opens: 
04/02/2022
Course expires: 
10/03/2022
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Live Conference Schedule & Topics

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Saturday, April 2
Day 1 - 7 CME Credit Hours
10:00 am - 10:15 am
Welcome
10:15 am - 10:55 am
P101- The Donald Altman Lectureship Opening Plenary
New Frontiers in Education: Where We Are and Where We Should Be Heading?
Janet R. Reid, MD, FRCPC, MSEd

(Medical Education has evolved over the years making use of technology in education. The pandemic has also changed the way we teach and learn. This session will focus on the concepts of adaptive learning and learning community of practice in the context of adult learning principles. The speaker will discuss tips for enhancing engagement in the learning environment)

10:55 am - 11:00 am
Q & A Session
11:00 am - 11:30 am
S102- Trauma Informed Care
James H. Duffee, MD, MPH

(Adverse Childhood Events (ACEs) due to illness, foster care, family divorce, poverty, homelessness, and food insecurities impact the development of children. This session highlights the role of pediatricians in mitigating the damaging effects of trauma and promoting resilience for better outcomes)

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
S103- Children affected by COVID-19 Associated Orphanhood and Death of Caregivers
Andrés Villaveces, MD, MPH, PhD

(The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many family units worldwide and resulted in loss of parents, care takers, and grand-parents. This session highlights the problem of orphanhood due to COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on children. Raising awareness of primary care providers of this emerging problem will help shed the light on this issue with the aim to help find solutions)

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
S104- The Basics of Palliative Care for the Medical Home
Teresa Vente, DO, MPH

(The medical home cares for children and young adults who may face varying degrees of illnesses, chronic conditions, and losses in patients, their siblings or family members. This session will focus on the degree to which the medical home can provide in terms of palliative care services and what resources are available)

12:30 pm - 12:45 pm
Q & A Session
12:45 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch & Exhibits
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
S105- A Panel of Unintended Consequences: Decoding the Indications and Interpretation of Allergy Testing
Daniel Urschel, MD

(Panels of allergy testing have been overused and misused in certain situations. In many cases the interpretation of the results can have a lifelong impact on the quality of life of patients. This session will focus on the indications and interpretations of panels of allergy tests in pediatrics)

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
S106- Common Skin Infections and Infestations for the Primary Care Pediatric Office
Ana Duarte, MD

(Skin infections and infestations are common clinical presentations of infants and children to the emergency department or pediatric primary care clinic. This session will present a selection of common skin infections and infestations encountered in various age groups, diagnosis and management strategies, and criteria for referrals)

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
S107- Cases I learned from (2 Specialties):
Pediatric Gastroenterology & Pediatric Neurology

Annette L. Medina, MD
Marytery Fajardo, MD

(This is a case-based discussion of interesting cases in various pediatric specialties. Each specialist will discuss 2 cases that have educational value either because of an unusual presentation of a common diagnosis, or a presentation of a rare/ unusual condition/ diagnosis)

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Q & A Session
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Break & Exhibits
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
S108- Optimizing Sleep Health in Children & Teens
Dana Lynn McMakin, PhD

(Sleep hygiene is an important factor that contributes to wellbeing, healthy growth, and promotes learning. This session will address the role of sleep as a strategy to optimize overall mental and physical health in children and teens and the role of the medical home in promoting sleep as health tool)

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
S109- Sudden Cardiac Death in the Young
Ronald Kanter, MD

(Sudden cardiac death in the young athlete, while rare, it can be severely devastating. This session will review the common causes of sudden cardiac death in the young and discusses prevention and early diagnosis of contributing factors)

4:30 pm - 4:40 pm
Q & A Session
4:40 pm - 4:55 pm
Break & Exhibits
4:55 pm - 5:25 pm
S110- Climate Change and Impact on Health
Cheryl L. Holder, MD

(Climate change has resulted in multiple factors that negatively impact the health and wellbeing of children. This session will highlight the negative impact of climate change on specific health conditions in the pediatric patient)

5:25 pm - 5:55 pm
S111- Pharmacogenetics: One Drug Does Not Fit All
Yana Vorontsova, PharmD, MBA

(Pharmacogenetics has revolutionized the field of pharmacogenetics. This session reviews the basics of pharmacogenetics and its role in clinical practice. Examples will be provided on opportunities to tailor pharmacologic therapies and personalize it to the specific patient and their genetic make-up)

5:55 pm - 6:05 pm
Q & A Session
6:05 pm
Exhibits
6:05 pm
Adjourn Day 1
Sunday, April 3
Day 2 - 3 CME Credit Hours
10:00 am - 10:10 am
Welcome
10:10 am - 10:40 am
S201- New Guidelines for the Evaluation & Management of Well-Appearing Febrile Infants 8-60 Days Old: What Changed and Why?
Kenneth Roberts, MD

(Fever without a source in an infant > 8 days often results in a cascade of work-up and inpatient treatments. In the past few years, several prediction models have been developed to try to identify the small number of febrile infants who truly have a serious bacterial infection. Studies have led to the revision of the guidelines for the evaluation and management of well-appearing febrile infants 8-60 days old.)

10:40 am - 11:10 am
S202- COVID-19 vaccines in Children & Adolescents
Mary Anne Jackson, MD

(With COVID-19 vaccines being approved in teens 12-18 years of age and with the emergency use authorization of the COVID-19 vaccines in children 5-11 years of age, pediatricians are faced with daily questions from parents about the vaccines. From seeking more information, to vaccine hesitancy, to seeking clarification about misinformation; pediatricians play a crucial role in dispelling the myths and serving as a trusted source for parents. This session will address common questions related to the vaccine and provide the pediatrician with trusted resources to direct their patients to)

11:10 am - 11:40 am
S203- Is Your Office Infection-Prevention Ready?
Kristin Heisey, MSN, RN, NEA-BC

(The pandemic has brought infection prevention practices and public health measures to the forefront. Pediatric offices more than ever had to implement public health strategies, invest in PPEs, cleaning solutions, masks and shields at a time where things were constantly changing. This session is aimed to assist the pediatric office in following the evidence when it comes to infection prevention practices in terms of effectiveness of various PPEs and cleaning measures to ensure safety of patients and staff)

11:40 am - 11:55 am
Q & A Session
11:55 am - 12:10 pm
Break & Exhibits
12:10 pm - 12:40 pm
S204- Sports Clearance for Athletes after COVID-19-associated Myocarditis
Christopher Snyder, MD

(Viral myocarditis has been reported in young teens following COVID-19 infection. This session will discuss the approach to myocarditis and the recommended course to follow in the management of this entity including when to clear impacted patients for sports participation)

12:40 pm - 1:10 pm
S205- A Sit Down Discussion of Innovative Practice Models: Towards a Better Standardized Comprehensive Care
Veronica Etinger, MD
Maria Milla, MD, MPH
Lissette M. Perez-Lima, PhD
Marisa Azaret, PsyD
(Moderator)

(This session is an interview-style sit down discussion with 2-3 interviewees who will share innovative practice models that lead to improved care including: (1) Pathways Creation (2) Co-locating mental health professional in a pediatric clinic (3) Antimicrobial stewardship implementation. Examples and data will be provided including a practical approach to implementation)

1:10 pm - 1:20 pm
Q & A Session
1:20 pm
Exhibits
1:20 pm
Adjourn Day 2

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Commercial Support

This live activity is partially supported by an educational grant from Mead Johnson Nutrition.

Faculty Disclosure/Conflict of Interest Resolution Statement

The “Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy” of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience any relationship(s) they have with an ineligible company.

Conflicts of interests disclosed are resolved prior to the activity. Any presenter whose disclosed relationship proves to create a conflict of interest that cannot be resolved, with regard to their contribution to the activity will not be permitted to present. Nicklaus Children’s Hospital also requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.

Whenever a faculty member has reported financial relationships with one or more ineligible company, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital works with them to mitigate such conflicts prior to the course to ensure that the content presented is free of commercial bias.

The content of the presentation is required to meet this standard:

  • A slide will be prepared addressing disclosures;
  • Disclosures will also be added to handouts and the syllabus;
  • Disclosures will be announced by the moderator verbally to participants.
  • Content is peer-reviewed by a member of the CME committee prior to the course.

All COIs have been mitigated prior to the conference. Financial relationships or COIs will be disclosed to the audience verbally and/or with a slide at the beginning of the presentations.

Faculty Disclosures

Committee member(s)

Marisa Azaret, PsyD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Maria Behnam-Terneus, DO, FAAP, FACOP

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Jefry Biehler

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Lauren Chiriboga

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Beatriz Cunill-De Sautu, MD, FAAP

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Rani Gereige, MD, MPH, FAAP

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Erin Hernandez

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Elizabeth Menocal

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Marcos Mestre, MD, MBA, FAAP

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Maria Milla, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Maria Ramon

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Clara Reyes, APRN

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Melanie Suaris

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Marry Vuong, PharmD BCPPS

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Guest Faculty(s)

Jim Duffee, MD, MPH

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Cheryl Holder, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Mary Anne Jackson, MD, FAAP, FIDSA, FPIDS

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Janet Reid, MD, FRCPC, MSEd

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Kenneth Roberts, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Christopher Snyder, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Daniel Urschel, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Teresa Vente, DO, MPH

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Andres Villaveces, MD, MPH, PhD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Moderator(s)

Marisa Azaret, PsyD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Rani Gereige, MD, MPH, FAAP

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Speaker(s)

Ana Duarte, MD, FAAP, FAAD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Jim Duffee, MD, MPH

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Veronica Etinger, MD, FAAP

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Maggie Fader, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Marytery Fajardo, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Luxme Hariharan, MD, MPH

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Kristin Heisey, MSN, RN, NEA-BC

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Cheryl Holder, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Mary Anne Jackson, MD, FAAP, FIDSA, FPIDS

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Ronald Kanter, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Dana McMakin, PhD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Annette Medina, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Maria Milla, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Lissette Perez-Lima, PhD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Janet Reid, MD, FRCPC, MSEd

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Kenneth Roberts, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Christopher Snyder, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Daniel Urschel, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Teresa Vente, DO, MPH

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Andres Villaveces, MD, MPH, PhD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

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Accreditation Statement

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Additional Designations

Badge: ABP MOC Part 2ABP MOC Recognition Statement: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, and individual assessment of and feedback to the learner, enables the learner to earn up to 10 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit. (PARS Course ID 201839098)

A certificate of attendance will be awarded to non-credit seeking registrants who register for "General Admission" to the conference in recognition to their participation in the course

Certificates

Learners will be able to download a certificate at the end of the course for any of the credit earned when completing this activity. To download the certificate after completing all of the activity requirements, you may do so when prompted at the end of the course, or directly from your learner transcript.

Learners will not be able to claim certificates for credits they are not eligible for. Credit eligibility is based on your profession as defined in your user profile - make sure your profile is complete and up to date before completing this course. Click here to review or edit your profile.

Reporting

Florida Board of Medicine Licensed Physicians ONLY:

Badge: Provider Reports to CE BrokerCredits Reported to CE Broker Automatically: Credits earned by completing this course are reported directly to CE Broker automatically once requirements are met. Make sure your profile is complete to avoid errors in reporting.

All Other Learners:

All other licensees (including but not limited to Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, etc.) must download their transcript/certificate and manually report credits earned for this activity to CE Broker.

Visit our CE Broker Reporting page more information on how we report to CE Broker.

Available Credit

  • 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Nicklaus Children's Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of AMA PRA Category Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 10.00 Attendance
    Acknowledging attendance at this educational activity.
  • 10.00 MOC II
 
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You may choose to register for General Admission OR CME Admission. The MOC add on is only available after completing the CME registration.

 

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Refunds, less a $25 processing fee, will be issued when requested in writing to cme@nicklaushealth.org and if submitted prior to April 1, 2022. No refunds will be honored after this date.

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