23rd Annual Practical Pediatrics: 2020 Update

23rd Annual Practical Pediatrics: 2020 Update
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 7:00am - 3:45pm

Pediatrics is an ever-changing field requiring continual educational updates to best care for the pediatric population. The Stephen A. Chartrand, MD Memorial 2020 Practical Pediatrics Conference involves updates in several areas of care.

Course Directors

Erin A. Loucks, MD, FAAP
Harold A. Kaftan, MD, FAAP

A Regional Conference Designed For

Pediatricians, Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Social Workers, Mental Health Providers, Behavioral Therapists, Fellows, Residents, Students, and Other Interested Health Care Providers

Jointly Provided By

Creighton University School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Creighton University Office of Continuing Education
Ambassador Health


7 a.m.
Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

7:30 a.m.
Welcome/Program Overview

Erin Loucks, MD, FAAP

7:45 a.m.
Keynote: STDs

Cynthia M. Holland, MD, MPH

8:45 a.m.
Common Eye Problems

Sebastian J. Troia, MD

9:45 a.m.
Break, Visit Exhibits, and View Posters

10:00 a.m.
Sports Injuries

Kody A. Moffatt, MD

11:00 a.m.
Technology and Kids

Marie M. Belin, MD

11:45 a.m.
Lunch and Visit Exhibits

12:30 p.m.
Poster Session

1:00 p.m.
Ask-the-Experts Q&A Panel

Sharon Stoolman, MD
Meera Varman, MD

2 p.m.
Break and Visit Exhibits

2:15 p.m.
Feeding Difficulties

Brenda K. Gamerl, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC  and Sharon Detton RN, BSN, IBCLC

3 p.m.
Abdominal Pain

Ojasvini Choudhry Chandan, MD

3:45 p.m.
Closing Remarks, Evaluation and Adjournment


Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists: $150
Nurses, Social Workers, Mental Health Providers, Behavioral Therapists, Other Interested Health Care Providers: $85
Fellows, Residents and Students: $50
Remote Video Conferencing Registration Fee: $45

Remote Video Conferencing

The 23rd Annual Practical Pediatrics: 2020 Update will be available via remote video conferencing for those areas located 100 miles outside the city of Omaha, Nebraska. This is a web-based conferencing system and can be viewed on most electronic devices individually or as a group. Each video conferencing participant will be assessed a registration fee. This fee applies to each video conferencing participant regardless of the number of attendees at each site and the profession of each participant.

Individuals that have registered to attend the conference via remote video conferencing will receive an email with a link to join the conference.

Refund less $25.00 if cancelling by Friday, February 21, 2020.
No refund after Friday, February 21, 2020.

Call for Poster Abstracts

The program committee is seeking to complement a dynamic symposium with topics related to innovative research, education, case studies or health promotion focusing on improving pediatric care. Posters that have been presented at other conferences within the past year or those you plan to present at future conferences in the next year may be submitted.

Poster abstracts are limited to 300 words and should include:

  • Title
  • Name/credentials of presenter(s)
  • Purpose
  • Design (if appropriate)
  • Findings
  • Implications for practice

Poster abstracts should be submitted by the author via the online form submission by January 15, 2020 for peer review. Acceptance of poster abstracts for presentation will be sent via email by January 31, 2020.

To submit your poster, click on the link titled Abstract Submission.

Creighton University, Mike and Josie Harper Center or Online
602 North 20th Street
Omaha, NE 68178
United States