2021 Virtual Twin Cities Pediatrics Update

September 10, 2021

 

 

Building on the success of last year’s collaborative virtual conference between Children’s Minnesota, the University of Minnesota Department of Pediatrics, and the Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (MNAAP) and due to the uncertainty of COVID-19, we have once again made the decision to convert our typical two-day conference into a dynamic one-day virtual event.

This year’s virtual conference will feature two keynote speakers, Josh Shipp along with Michelle Cardel, PhD, RD, 6 plenary presentations, and 3 set of breakout sessions to keep you current on relevant topics and recent advances in pediatrics that are important to your practice. This year’s virtual event registration will include a three-month all-access pass, which offers you accessibility to conference content after the event.

If you are not able to attend the day of the event, you will have access to the content for 90 days.

Learning Objectives

1. Provide practical strategies and tools to assist clinicians caring for children in a primary care setting 

2. Update and review current pediatric best practices and hot topics in a variety of subject areas

3. Join together with local and national pediatric experts to inspire changes in your practice

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.50 ANCC
Course opens: 
05/21/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
09/10/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
09/10/2021 - 4:00pm
Cost:
$100.00

**Agenda may be subject to change**

Morning Session 

Time

Topic

Objectives

Speaker

8:00 a.m.

Introduction and welcome

 

 

8:10 a.m.

COVID-19: Where are we now

 

 Patsy Stinchfield, APRN, CNP

8:35 a.m.

Transition

 

 

8:40 a.m.

The “ABC’s” of AAP guideline changes: Asthma, Bronchiolitis and Croup

1.Examine national guideline-based updates to care of pediatric patients with asthma, bronchiolitis and croup and relevant changes for those caring for them in the outpatient setting

2.Discuss research and/or society guidelines supporting updates to care of patients with asthma, bronchiolitis, and croup

Christina Mikesell, MD

9:05 a.m.

Transition

 

 

9:10 a.m.

Little Brains: The impact of the pandemic on the social and emotional health of young children

1. Describe what problems are emerging in the emotional health of young children and how to best screen for these issues.

2. Review action steps for the pediatrics community to help limit the impact of the pandemic on our patients

 

9:35 a.m.

Transition

 

 

9:40 a.m.

Colby Lecture  - The power of one

1.Share the importance of having one caring adult in an adolescent's/child's life

2.  Explain how a primary care provider can play a role in building relationships and trust with adolescent patients and families

Josh Shipp

10:30 a.m.

Transition/Stretch Break

 

 

10:45 a.m.

Concurrent Session #1 – attendees will select 1

 

 

 

Recognizing Child Trafficking

1.Describe potential signs of sex trafficking in youth and how to identify youth at risk

2. Identify health care needs of youth in trafficking and share available resources for those at risk

Nancy Harper, MD

 

Pediatric pharmacogenomics

1. Provide an overview of current applications, available forms of testing and implications for use of pharmacogenomic testing in pediatric populations

2. Discuss potential barriers to pharmacogenomics use in pediatric care (i.e., insurance coverage, ethical considerations, etc.)

Elise Durgin, PharmD

 

The Heart of the Matter: COVID cardiac implications for athletes and others

1. Discuss COVID-19 associated cardiac pathology and what is known about cardiac effects of asymptomatic children

2. Review return-to-play guidelines for student athletes following coronavirus infection

Chris Carter, MD

11:10 a.m.

Transition/Stretch Break

 

 

11:25 a.m.

Concurrent Session #2 – attendees will select 1

 

 

 

Lipid Management in Obese Kids

1.Define appropriate categorization, screening, and identification of patients needing lipid lowering therapy

2.Outline known complications, and instructions for ongoing monitoring for patients on lipid therapies

3.Provide state-wide community resources for follow-up and expert care of patients with dyslipidemia

Christine Hills, MD

 

Eye Spy: Pediatric Ophthalmology Secrets for the Primary Care Clinician

 

1.Describe Ophthalmology screening technology that can be used in a primary care setting                2.Review tips for eye exam skills

Ray Areaux, MD

 

Mental health spotlight: Telehealth best practices

1. Discuss appropriate uses for telehealth visits in the care of pediatric mental health conditions

2. Review pitfalls or areas of caution for practitioners when using telehealth modalities

Kirsten Cowan, MD 

11:50 a.m.

Lunch  - MNAAP Member Meeting with special speaker

 

 

 

Afternoon Session

Time

Topic

Objectives

Speaker

12:50 p.m.

Seham Lecture –Poverty, Inequity and Eating behaviors: How both social reality and perception drive disordered eating and obesity

1.Describe key social drivers of disordered eating and obesity.

2.Explain how social factors drive inequities in disordered eating and obesity.

3.Practical strategies/management of disordered eating in a primary care setting

Michelle Cardel, PhD, RD

1:45 p.m.

Transition

 

 

1:55 p.m.

Concurrent Session #3 - attendees will select 1

 

 

 

STI Management/sexual healthcare

1. Review updated treatment guidelines for uncomplicated gonococcal infections

2. Describe the evidenced-based approach to expedited partner therapy

3. Discuss how the CARES Act has impacted the delivery of confidential reproductive health services for adolescents

Kylie Fowler, MD

 

Which kids really need to be admitted?
 
1. Describe resource utilization and outcomes for patients seen with croup at Children's Minnesota
 
2.  Review Children's Minnesota Croup guidelines
 

Gabrielle Hester, MD

 

Equitable Skin Care: Recognizing dermatology conditions in darker skin

1.Describe racial health disparities that exist for recognition and treatment dermatologic conditions

2.Review strategies for recognizing dermatologic conditions in patients with darker skin including references for primary care clinicians

Ingrid Polcari, MD

2:20 p.m.

Stretch Break

 

 

2:35 p.m.

Vaping 2021: What primary care clinicians need to know

1. Describe the prevalence of vaping and commonly used products in children and teens

2. Describe several harmful effects of nicotine and other vape ingredients

3. Review addiction implications of vaping and how to approach counseling youth

Amelia Burgess, MD

3:00 p.m.

Transition

 

 

3:05 p.m.

COVID 19 Presentation/Vaccines – hesitancy in community/distrust to be included

1.Review current epidemiology, including by race, of vaccination rates

2.Describe culturally approaches to COVID vaccine hesitancy in pediatric populations

Heidi Moline, MD

3:30 p.m.

Transition

 

 

3:35 p.m.

Talking about Racism with Kids

1.  Discuss the importance of addressing race, racism, equity and inclusivity with children.

2.  Outline best practices in facilitating the conversation

3.  Review resources that are available for clinicians to help families continue this conversation

Veronica Svetaz, MD 

4:00 p.m.

Course Closes – Ending Remarks

 

 

FACULTY LISTING:

Raymond G Areaux, Jr., MD,  Associate Professor, Medical Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology, University of Minnesota

Amelia Burgess, MD, MPH, FASAM, FAAP,  Medical Director, Proof Alliance; Staff Physician at Sage Prairie

Michelle Cardel, PhD, MS, RD,. Director of Global Clinical Research & Nutrition, WW International, Inc.; Adjunct Professor, University of Florida (UF) College of Medicine; Associate Director, UF Center for integrative Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disease

Chris Carter, MD, Pediatric Cardiologist, Children’s Heart Clinic

Kirsten Cowan, MD, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Essentia Health

Elise Durgin, PharmD  

Kylie Fowler, MD, MS,  Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecologist, Children’s Minnesota

Nancy Harper, MD, FAAP,  Professor of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota; Director, Center for Safe & Healthy Children, Child Abuse Pediatrics

Gabrielle Hester, MD, MS,  Pediatric Hospitalist, Medical Director of Quality Improvement, Children’s Minnesota

Christine Hills, MD,  Pediatric Cardiologist, Children’s Heart Clinic

Christina Mikesell, DO, Pediatric Pulmonologist, Children’s Respiratory and Critical Care Specialists

Heidi Moline, MD, MPH,  Medical Epidemiologist; Pediatrician; Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer, Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Ingrid Polcari, MD,  Pediatric Dermatologist; Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Program Director of Dermatology Residency Program, University of Minnesota Medical School

Josh Shipp,  Award-Winning Speaker - TEDx talk “Every Kid is One Caring Adult Away from Being a Success Story”; Bestselling Author – “The Grown-Up’s Guide to Teenage Humans

Patsy Stinchfield, APRN, CNP,  President Elect of National Foundation for Infectious Disease Board of Directors

Veronica Svetaz, MD, MPH, Faculty Family Practice and Adolescent Health Physician, Hennepin Healthcare

 

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In support of improving patient care, Children’s Minnesota 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.

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Credit Statement:

AMA

Children’s Minnesota designates this live internet activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent to their participation in the activity.

ANCC

Children's Minnesota designates this live internet activity for a maximum of 5.5 ANCC nursing contact hour. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

This program offers 5.5 contact hours of continuing education.  Most medical professional organizations accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  It is the individual’s responsibility to determine whether an education activity meets the continuing education requirements of their respective licensures and/or professional boards.  Go to your respective organization’s website for more detailed information regarding credit requirements.

Available Credit

  • 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.50 ANCC

Price

Cost:
$100.00
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Please select the breakout sessions above that you would like to attend. You will be placed in these sessions the day of the conference. 

Registration Closes at noon Wednesday, September 8. 

We will be recording the live day of sessions and posting these to the site following the close of the conference. Viewing for all sessions will be available for 90 days post course. 

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