24th Annual Practical Pediatrics: 2021 Update

24th Annual Practical Pediatrics: 2021 Update
Friday, March 5, 2021 - 7:15am - 3:30pm

This conference will be held virtually.

Pediatrics is an ever-changing field requiring continual educational updates to best care for the pediatric population. The 2021 Practical Pediatrics Conference includes updates in several areas of care, including genetic testing, plastic surgery, mental health, eye emergencies and Kawasaki disease. Conference attendees will learn best practice approaches to pediatric care.

Purpose

This conference will provide attendees with a review of recent advances and new developments in the field of pediatrics.

Course Director

Terence L. Zach, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Pediatrics
Creighton University School of Medicine

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

Provided By

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

Objectives

  • Recognize key clinical and laboratory components of COVD-19-associated hyperinflammation
  • Examine the rationale for treatment guidelines as they pertain to hyperinflammation in children
  • Recognize key differences in COVID-19 acute hyperinflammation typically seen in adults and late onset hyperinflammatory syndromes seen in children
  • Describe genetic testing for pediatric patients
  • Describe common pediatric plastic surgery diagnosis
  • Approach systematically head to toe evaluation for common pediatric plastic surgery diagnoses
  • Discuss contemporary management options for the discussed diagnoses
  • Review common conditions encountered in pediatric mental health
  • Discuss medication options with the most up-to-date research supporting their use in treating pediatric psychopathology
  • Highlight difficult cases encountered by pediatricians in pediatric mental health and review treatment strategies for achieving the best results
  • List the causes of ocular trauma
  • Describe types of ocular emergencies
  • Discuss the treatment for eye emergencies
  • Recognize commonly encountered pediatric fractures
  • Evaluate pediatric sports medicine injuries 
  • Discuss treatments for simple pediatric orthopaedic injuries
  • Describe the diagnostic criteria of complete and incomplete Kawasaki disease
  • Discuss the differential diagnosis of a patient presenting with symptoms like Kawasaki disease and when to pursue further workup
  • Discuss the difference in diagnostic criteria of Kawasaki disease and MIS-C

 


Schedule

7:15 a.m.
Welcome and Program Overview

Terence L. Zach, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Creighton University School of Medicine


7:30 a.m.
Keynote: Hyperinflammatory Syndrome/COVID-19 update

Adam Reinhardt, MD
Pediatric Rheumatology
Boys Town National Research Hospital 


8:30 a.m.
Genetic Testing

Lois J. Starr, MD, PhD, FAAP, FACMG 
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Medical Director, Munroe-Meyer Institute | Genetics Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center


9:20 a.m.
Break


9:40 a.m.
Practical Pediatrics: Pearls and Contemporary Management of Common Pediatric Plastic Surgery Diagnoses
Oluwaseun (“Seun”) Adetayo, MD, FAAP, FACS
Chief, Pediatric Plastic Surgery  
Children’s Hospital and Medical Center Omaha
Professor, Department of Surgery 
University of Nebraska Medical Center


10:30 a.m.
Pediatric Psychopharmacology: The Basics and Challenges

Tony Pesavento, MD 
Psychiatrist
Children’s Hospital and Medical Center
Associate Program Director
Creighton University Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship​


11:20 a.m.
Pediatric Eye Emergencies: What to do in the first 5 minutes to save sight

Donny Suh, MD 
Chief of Ophthalmology 
Children’s Hospital and Medical Center


12:10 p.m.
Lunch

12:40 p.m.
Poster Session 

1:40 p.m.
Pediatric Orthopedics

Ryan J. Koehler, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon
Children’s Hospital and Medical Center


2:30 p.m.
Break

2:45 p.m.

When Kawasaki Isn’t Just Kawasaki
Stephanie C. Conrad, DO, MS
Associate Division Chief of Hospitalist Medicine
Phoenix Children’s Hospital


3:35 p.m.
Closing Remarks, Evaluation and Adjournment

Terence L. Zach, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Creighton University School of Medicine


Education Credit

Category 1
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Nurse CE
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 7.0 contact hours for nurses.  Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Registration

Health Professionals: $50
Current Full-Time Students: $10

Refund Policy

Continuing education and professional development courses may be cancelled by the attendee in writing up to 7 days before the course begins for a full refund, less a $25 processing fee. No refund will be given 7 days prior to the course. Some courses are not eligible for a refund; these exceptions are noted in specific course descriptions. If a course is cancelled by the University for non-weather related issues, the student will be notified and a full refund will be processed. In the event of a weather related closure, the course will be rescheduled.

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Omaha, NE 68178
United States
402-280-1830