Advances in Pediatric Emergency Medicine Conference 2014

Holy Cross Hospital 
The Professional Community Education Center 
1500 Forest Glen Rd 
Silver Spring, MD 20910

This conference is designed to provide participants with the latest updates in selected topics of interest in urgent and emergency care. 

Through a combination of didactic lectures, interactive discussions, and workshop sessions, participants will learn the evidence and science of caring for acutely ill children. 

AMA - Physicians

Holy Cross Hospital is accredited by the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. This educational activity is designated for a maximum of 6.2 hours in Category 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit actually spent in the educational activity.

Nursing

This activity is designated for 6.2 contact hours by Holy Cross Hospital by the Division of Nursing, and the Center for Continuing Education, which is accredited as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Upon completion of the program, participants will: 

  • Acquire the necessary skill and knowledge base for performing emergency procedures (based on the American Heart Association 2010 revised protocols of the Advanced Pediatric Life Support and simulated codes) in an interactive workshop setting 
  • Understand the basics of proper isolation precautions and safety practices based on history, physical exam, and risk assessment through case-based presentation 
  • Understand the strategies to adequately anticipate and treat pain in the ED 
  • Learn the management of common male genitourinary (GU) emergencies 
  • Become familiar with the latest literature on selected hot topics and current trends in pediatric emergency care 
  • Be able to describe and discuss specific rashes, radiographic findings, and other diagnostic dilemmas 
  • Understand the fundamentals and basics of ultrasound use in the ED 
  • Learn novel uses of rapid MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scans to diagnose pathology while reducing excessive exposure to radiation 
  • Discuss the common causes of chest pain in children 
  • Become familiar with management of scald and inhalation burns in children 

To register for the 2014 Advances in Pediatric Emergency Medicine conference, visit http://www.cvent.com/d/74qvx5.

Agenda

Agenda

7:30-8:00 am      Registration and Breakfast
8:00-8:10 am      Welcome and Introductions (Saidinejad)
8:10-8:50 am      Managing Pediatric Burns in the ED-A Nursing Perspective (Waibel)
8:50-9:30 am      Five Articles That Will Change Your Practice(Chamberlain)
9:30-10:00 am    What are the Proper Isolation Precautions for this Patient and the Staff? (DeBiasi, Saidinejad)
10:00-10:10 am  Break
10:10-10:40 am  The Ouchless ED (Payne)
10:40-11:10 am  Chest Pain in Children–Is It Ever Cardiac? (Madati)
11:10-11:40 am  Novel Uses of Rapid MRI in the ED (Otero)
11:40-12:10 pm  Male Genitourinary Emergencies (Willner)
12:10-1:10 pm    Lunch (Helicopter tour, weather permitting)
1:10-1:40 pm      Visual Diagnostics (Mathison)
1:40-2:10 pm      Ultrasound 101 – Basic Concepts in Ultrasound (Cohen)
2:10-3:50 pm      Pediatric Skills Stations (Zaveri)
3:50-4:00 pm      Evaluations and Closing Remarks


Speakers

Speakers

James Chamberlain, MD 
Division Chief, Emergency Medicine 
Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine 
George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences 

Joanna S. Cohen, MD 
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine 
George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences 

Roberta DeBiasi, MD, MS 
Division Chief, Infectious Disease 
Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine 
George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences 

Jamil P. Madati, MD 
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine 
George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences 

David J. Mathison, MD, MBA 
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine 
George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences 

Hansel Otero, MD 
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Radiology 
George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences 

Asha S. Payne, MD 
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine 
George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences 

Mohsen Saidinejad, MD, MBA (Course Director) 
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine 
George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences 

Elizabeth Waibel, MSN, CPNP 
Trauma and Burn Surgery 
Children’s National Health System 

Emily Willner, MD (Course Co-Director) 
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine 
George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences 

Pavan Zaveri, MD, MEd 
Associate Fellowship Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine 
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine 
George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences