2016 Red River Potpourri

August 19-21, 2016

Shreveport Convention Center
400 Caddo St
Shreveport, LA 71101

Pre-registration deadline is
Wednesday, August 17, 2016.
Onsite registration will be
available each day.

Course Agenda

Friday, August 19 | 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

10:00-12:00 pm Exhibits

11:00-12:00 Registration / Box Lunch

12:00-12:15 Welcome & Introductions Bryan Sibley, MD; Michael Judice, MD; Ashley Politz, LMSW

12:15-1:00 Early Hearing Detection & Intervention (EHDI) and the Primary Care Pediatrician: Part 1 (Rachel St. John, MD)

1:00-1:45 Early Hearing Detection & Intervention (EHDI) and the Primary Care Pediatrician: Part 2 (Rachel St. John, MD)

1:45-2:00 Questions & Answers

2:00-2:30 Break / Exhibits

2:30-3:15 Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery What’s There to Know? (Jennifer Woerner, MD)

3:15-4:00 Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) (Laura Porter)

4:00-4:15 Questions & Answers

4:30-5:30 Panel Discussion: Multidisciplinary Panel on Adverse Childhood Experiences

5:30 Adjourn

5:30-7:00 Resident Posters & Social

Saturday, August 20 | 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

7:15-8:00 am Continental Breakfast / Exhibits

8:00-8:15 Welcome & Introductions Bryan Sibley, MD; Michael Judice, MD; Ashley Politz, LMSW

8:15-9:15 Resident Presentations:

Epstein-Barr Virus (Elaine Bullock, MD)

Mycotic Knee Infection in an Infant: Taking a Closer Look at Diagnostic Markers in Septic Arthritis (Monika Dietrich, MD)

“Cat Got Your Tongue?” Low Value Care in a Diagnosis of Cat Scratch Disease (Shree Patel, DO)

A Case of DRESS Syndrome Secondary to Sulfasalazine: Common Medication & Dangerous Reactions (Sara Sussman, MD)

9:15-9:30 Questions &Answers

9:30-10:00 Break / Exhibits

10:00-10:45 Pediatric Endocrinology for the General Pediatrician (James Gardner, MD)

10:45-11:30 Theft Proof Your Practice (Paul Vanchiere, MBA)

11:30-11:45 Questions & Answers

11:45-1:00 pm Lunch – LA AAP Annual Business Meeting and Awards

1:00-1:45 2015 CDC STD Guidelines: New Testing, Treatment and Disease (Gale Burstein, MD)

1:45-2:30 ID Potpourri: What’s New in Vaccines, Emerging Infections and Treatments (Joseph Bocchini, MD)

2:30-3:15 How Do I Improve Screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections in My Practice? (Gale Burstein, MD)

3:15-3:30 Questions & Answers

3:30-3:45 Break / Exhibits

3:45-5:30 Master Pediatrician Session: Charlotte Hollman, MD | Alfonso Vargas, MD

5:30 Adjourn

Sunday, August 21 | 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

7:15-8:00 am Registration / Breakfast

8:00-8:15 Welcome & Introductions Bryan Sibley, MD; Michael Judice, MD; Ashley Politz, LMSW

8:15-9:00 Acute Ataxia in Children (Stephen Nelson, MD)

9:00-9:45 Cardiac Evaluation and Risk of the Young Athlete (Ernest Kiel, MD)

9:45-10:00 Questions & Answers

10:00-10:15 Break

10:15-11:00 Urology in the Nursery/NICU (Joseph Ortenberg, MD)

11:00-11:45 Poverty in America: An Endemic Stress on Our Children! (John A. Vanchiere, MD)

11:45-12:00 pm Questions & Answers

12:00 Adjourn

Course Objectives

  • Incorporate the 2016 ACIP and AAP recommendations for the use of vaccines in infants, children and adolescents; recognize clinical manifestations of emerging infections, such as Zika virus and apply the latest recommendations for evaluation and management
  • Recognize barriers to offering routine confidential sexual health services; list recommended, routine, and annual STI screening tests for sexually active adolescent females; recognize office systems changes that can improve routine adolescent STI screening
  • Describe the differences between normal variation of growth and growth failure; appreciate the normal process of puberty and its variations in signs and timing of pubertal changes; address abnormalities in thyroid labs and correlate their findings to thyroid disease
  • Identify the risk and common cause of sudden cardia death in young athletes; recognize current recommendations for ancillary cardiac testing; develop pre-participation screening practices to decrease the chance of cardiac complications
  • Properly determine the etiology of acute ataxia; determine when urgent testing, treatment, consultation and/or admission is warranted
  • Distinguish which babies with prenatal hydronephrosis require surveillance or treatment; identify newborns with genital anomalies requiring further investigation
  • Comply with AAP standards of care regarding appropriate practice for newborn hearing screening, follow-up, and intervention; recognize how learning changes may present in the clinical setting, both in regards to being under-recognized as well as over-attributed in evaluating development
  • Identify the causes of chronic and acute poverty and the consequences of poverty for children; identify families facing poverty and assist them with finding appropriate community resources
  • Identify key points of vulnerability; identify ways to mitigate theft in practice; recognize the impact theft of data, assets, and money plays in the ability to deliver quality medical care
  • Recognize the features of the most common cleft and craniofacial conditions along with concerns regarding feeding, speech and oral health; describe the concept of multi-disciplinary team care of cleft and craniofacial conditions; recognize the psychosocial concerns regarding facial difference for these children and their families

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