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19th Annual Pediatric CME Conference

Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 7:30 AM

19th Annual Pediatric CME Conference Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St. Vincent MVP Care for Kids Wednesday, September 26, 2018   Please join us for the 19th Annual Fall Pediatric Conference to be held at Ritz Charles in Carmel, IN on September 26, 2018.  Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. with presentations to kick off at 8:30 a.m.  Topics of discussion for this year's conference include Asthma, Orthopedics, Nephrology, Neuromuscular Disorders in Children, Dysmenorrhea, Autism Management, Infectious Disease and featuring Dr. Jerry Mendell as the Keynote Speaker.     Register now to join fellow colleagues for a day of educational learning.     Agenda 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.:      Registration and Continental Breakfast   8:30 a.m.-8:35 a.m.:      Welcome/Announcements   8:35 a.m.-9:25 a.m.:      "Asthma Updates," Dr. Chandar Ramanathan     9:25 a.m.-10:15 a.m.:    "Orthopedic Updates," Dr. Enrico Stazzone              10:15 a.m.-10:35 a.m.:  BREAK   10:35 a.m.-11:25 a.m.:  "Nephrology - New Pediatric Hypertension Guidelines,"                                                                    Dr. Mona Zawaideh   11:25 a.m.-12:20 p.m.:  KEYNOTE:  "Neuromuscular Disorders in Children," Dr. Jerry Mendell   12:30 p.m.-1:20 p.m.:    LUNCH   1:20 p.m.-2:10 p.m.:      "Heavy Menstrual Bleeding/Dysmenorrhea," Dr. Lannette Brown-Jones                                         and Dr. Sweta Gupta, GO Clinic   2:10 p.m.-3:00 p.m.:      Update in management of Autism-Spectrum Disorders," Dr. Parul and                                           Dr. Jessica Green   3:00 p.m.-3:20 p.m.:      BREAK     3:20 p.m.-4:15 p.m.:      "Infectious Disease Updates," Dr. Chris Belcher   4:15 p.m.-4:20 p.m.:      Wrap-Up/Announcements Learning Objectives At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to: 1.  Differentiate the various severity levels of asthma and implement appropriate therapy as            indicated 2.  Perform a pediatric orthopedic examination and recognize common traumatic and non-             traumatic orthopedic abnormalities 3.  Understand and implement the new pediatric hypertension guidelines 4.  Understand the role of the primary-care physician in the management of children with               neuromuscular disorders 5.  Discuss the approach to an adolescent female with heavy menstrual bleeding 6.  Be familiar with various treatment options and therapies to improve the functioning                   children with autism-spectrum disorder.  Discuss what is autism and review changes from         DSM IV-TR to 5.  Discuss evidence based on treatment for autism.  Review principles of         behavioral modification for office visits.  Recommendations to help parents advocate for           social based services. 7.  Describe changes to the 2018 immunization schedule   About the Keynote Speaker Jerry R. Mendell, M.D. The Ohio State University  Nationwide Children’s Hospital   Changing the Playing Field for Children with Neuromuscular Disease:   Clinical Gene Therapy for SMA and DMD Dr. Mendell currently is the Founder of the Clinical Translational Gene Therapy Program at the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and holds professorships in Neurology, Pediatrics, Pathology, and Physiology and Cell biology at The Ohio State University. He is a Clinician Scientist directing laboratory projects and carrying these to the bedside while at the same time caring for neuromuscular patients in the clinic at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. He has published more than 350 articles with a focus on neuromuscular disease and authored books on muscle and nerve disease.    He was a founding member of the study group known as “The Clinical Investigation of Duchenne Dystrophy (CIDD),” which defined testing methods for clinical trials in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), delineated the natural history of the disease, and tested many pharmacologic agents including corticosteroids. He was the corresponding author on

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