Annual Conference & Exhibition – Restock Your Pediatric Toolbox

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

The Palace at Somerset Park

333 Davidson Ave, Somerset, New Jersey

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May 22nd Agenda

3-3:30 PM                           Registration

3:30-5:30 PM                     Workshop Session (Select 1)

  1. Tele-Medicine – Denise Bell, MD, FAAP – This workshop is intended to review Tele-Medicine in the pediatric setting for improving the health of children and discuss the use of technologies to remotely diagnose, monitor, and treat patients.
  2. Substance Abuse & The Opioid Crisis – Patricia Cintra Franco Schram, MD, FAAP; Diane Calello, MD, FAAP; & Chief John Zebrowski – This session is intended to summarize the impact of the national and state opioid crisis on the pediatric population; address common questions regarding opioid utilization for children suffering from acute and chronic pain; and the legal repercussions of opioid use.
  3. Practice Management – How to Prove Your Value in a Value-Based Payment World & Pivotal Relations – How to Bring Out the Best in Employees – Richard Lander, MD, FAAP & Paul Vanchiere, MBA – The first part of the session focuses on describing what factors go into payments for value based payment system; identify clinical areas that they can use to improve quality; and factors patients will use to value them. The second part of the session will focus on sharing practical strategies to motivate your employees to achieve the highest level of performance.

5:30-6:15 PM                     Cocktail Reception


May 23rd Agenda

7:45 AM                               Registration Opens

8:00 – 8:50 AM                    Senior Section Breakfast (55+) – Social Media & Marketing Your Practice – Naveen Mehrotra, MD, MPH, FAAP

9:00 AM                              Welcome

9:30 – 10:00 AM                  Plenary 1 – What’s Up with Direct to Consumer Genetic Testing? – Beth Pletcher, MD, FAAP, FACMG

10:00 – 10:30 AM                Plenary 2 – Children in Immigrant Families: How to Be An Advocate – Julie Linton, MD

10:30 – 11:00 AM                Plenary 3Adolescent Male Sexual & Reproductive Health – Warren Seigel, MD, MBA, FAAP, FSAHM

11:00 – 11:30 AM                Ask the Experts Panel

11:30 – 12:00 AM                Break / Exhibitor Showcase

12:05 – 12:55 PM                Workshop Session 1

1:00 – 1:30 PM                    Lunch / Exhibitor Showcase

1:30 – 1:50 PM                    NJAAP Business Meeting

1:50 – 2:15 PM                    Advocacy – A National Perspective – Mark Del Monte, JD

2:20 – 3:10 PM                    Workshop Session 2

3:15 – 4:05 PM                    Poster Session / Exhibitor Showcase

4:15 – 4:45 PM                    Cognitive and Neurobehavioral Consequences of Pediatric Third Window Syndrome – P. Ashley Wackym, MD, FACS, FAAP

4:55 – 5:15 PM                    Plenary 5 – Fake news in Peds GI: The truth about gluten, PPI and PEG 3350Carlo Di Lorenzo, MD, FAAP

5:15 – 5:45 PM                    Ask the Experts

5:45 – 5:50 PM                    Adjournment / Evaluation


Workshop Sessions

  1. Rapid Fire Visual Diagnosis: Foresee Your Next Patient! – Binita Shah, MD, FAAP – This workshop is intended to enhance your diagnostic skills through a picture potpourri of a variety of pediatric disorders and diagnose and manage pediatric “look-alikes” disorders.
  2. Town Hall with Meg Fisher, MD – Margaret ‘Meg’ Fisher, MD, FAAP – This workshop is intended to discuss emerging and re-emerging issues in infectious diseases and prevention & control
  3. Bright Futures – What’s New? – Judith Shaw, EdD, MPH, RN, FAAP – This workshop is in tended to discuss changes to the Bright Futures guidelines and associated Periodicity Schedule; understand the revision process and the evidence/reason for the changes; and review strategies for implementing the revised recommendations for preventive pediatric health care
  4. The Infant Spoon: A Real Power Tool in Pediatric Feeding – Peggy Eicher, MD, FAAP – This workshop is intended to describe the normal ontogeny of oral motor skills in children; understand how important the infant spoon is in introducing a wide variety of food and advancing texture; and describe how the infant spoon can help identify a child at risk for development of a feeding problem.
  5. Added Sugars in Early Childhood (morning only) – Robert Murray, MD, FAAP – This workshop is intended to discuss Added Sugars in Early Childhood, including the nutritional risks but also the potential benefits of added sugars and the controversial issues around the new policy on 100 % fruit juice.
  6. School Going Children with Rheumatic Diseases – Pearls for the Healthcare Providers (afternoon only) – L. Nandini Moorthy, MD, MBBS, MS, FAAP – This workshop is intended to define common immunodeficiency diseases among school-aged children; discuss special considerations in the school setting such as susceptibility, absenteeism, vaccinations, and emotional/social issues.

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