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ACOP Pediatric Track at OMED24

 

OMED24
September 20-22, 2024
Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center
San Antonio, TX

The American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians (ACOP) is excited to offer another great pediatric program at OMED24 this fall. The ACOP will present content for the medical professional providing care to children.



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PEDIATRICS PROGRAM

ALL TIMES ARE CENTRAL TIME

Day

Time

Title

Speaker

9/20/2024

 

9:30am – 10:30am

HIV/Aids in Peds Population

Norma Perez, DO

10:30am – 11:30am

Infectious Disease: Tick borne illnesses

Deena Sutter, MD

11:30am – 12:30pm  

Infectious Disease: Atypical presentations of partially/under vaccinated

Deena Sutter, MD

1:30pm – 2:15pm

Lower Extremity in the Pediatric Patient – An OMM Approach

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

*Distinguish the expected somatic dysfunctions after an ankle injury.
*Apply osteopathic manipulative techniques (OMT) to the appropriate patient populations.

Kristopher Schock, DO

2:15pm – 3:00pm

OMT Hands-On

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

*Distinguish the expected somatic dysfunctions after an ankle injury.
*Apply osteopathic manipulative techniques (OMT) to the appropriate patient populations.
*Perform OMT using muscle energy, myofascial fascial release and balancing techniques.

 

Kristopher Schock, DO

3:00pm – 3:45pm         

An Osteopathic Approach to Children with Medical Complexity

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

*Define Children with Medical Complexity (CMC) and explore some of the unique challenges they face
*Appreciate Osteopathic Principles within the context of this patient population
*Apply OMM techniques to the treatment of Children with Medical Complexity
*Discuss treatment considerations for devices and medical equipment often encountered in Children With Medical Complexity

 

Joanna Kramer, DO

3:45pm – 4:30pm

 

OMT Hands-On

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

*Define Children with Medical Complexity (CMC) and explore some of the unique challenges they face
*Appreciate Osteopathic Principles within the context of this patient population
*Apply OMM techniques to the treatment of Children with Medical Complexity
*Discuss treatment considerations for devices and medical equipment often encountered in Children With Medical Complexity

 

 

Joanna Kramer, DO

9/21/2024

 

7:30am – 8:00am

Member Breakfast

 

8:00am – 9:00am

Ethical Cases and Considerations in the Age of Clinical Artificial Intelligence

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

*Identify and explain the fundamental ethical principles in medicine, autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence, and justice, and how these principles apply in the context of artificial intelligence in healthcare.
*Evaluate real-world scenarios where AI is utilized in medical practice, identifying potential ethical dilemmas and considering appropriate responses.
*Learn how to balance technological innovation with ethical standards, and apply strategies to ensure that AI implementation in healthcare respects patient rights, maintains trust, and promotes equitable access to care.

 

David Shumway, DO & Auguste Niyibizi, DO

9:00am – 10:00am

Orthopedics: Hip Dysplasia

 

10:00am – 11:00am

Orthopedics: When to refer (i.e. knee/gait)

 

11:00am – 11:45am

Immigrant Child Health: Medical Screening of the Migrant Child

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

*Become familiar with the refugee application process and understand legal classification of immigrant groups.
*Better equipped to provide screening exams for a refugee or migrant child and have a usable resource for their practice.
*Able to access support resources for the care of a refugee or migrant child.

 

Nandini Mandlik, DO

11:45am – 12:30pm

Human Migration and Advocacy

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

*Discuss worldwide migration patterns, especially migration at the US-Mexico border.
*Recognize factors which impact migration patterns, including climate change and politics.
*Recognize the legal process through which migrants pass upon crossing our border.
*Understand our responsibilities for migrants as physician advocates, and know how to advocate on their behalf.

 

Nandini Mandlik, DO

1:30pm – 2:30pm

Neonatal/Perinatal:  Sudden Unexplained Infant Death –  Recognizing Opportunities to Reduce Unnecessary Infant Deaths

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

*Understand the factors associated with Sudden Unexplained Infant Deaths (SUID).
*Identify infants at highest risk for SUID.
*Propose interventions to reduce SUID during hospitalization or in the community setting.

 

Lisa Owens, DO

2:30pm – 3:15pm

Neonatal/Perinatal: Human Milk Utilization in the NICU: Strategies and Benefits for Preterm Infants

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

*Describe the compositional differences between mother’s own milk and donor breast milk.
*Discuss the clinical implications of these differences and how they influence feeding strategies and health outcomes in preterm infants. 
*Explore techniques to enhance the use of human milk at discharge, such as fortification strategies, use of donor milk when needed, and ensuring continuity of care and support for breastfeeding throughout the NICU stay and post-discharge.

 

Emily Niemyjski, DO

3:15pm – 4:00pm

Neonatal/Perinatal:  Navigating the Complexities of Ankyloglossia in Infants

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

*Define the vocabulary and terms associated with tongue-tie.
*Identify the symptoms of tongue-tie in the breastfeeding mother and infant.
*Recognize the signs and physical exam characteristics of tongue-tie.
*Understand current management strategies and describe the procedure of Frenotomy.
*Apply current literature and evidence based practices in diagnosing and managing tongue-tie in infants.
*Collaborate with the multi-disciplinary team necessary to provide best care in tongue-tie patients.

 

Jonna Clark, DO, FAAP

9/22/2024

 

9:00am – 10:00am

Adolescent Medicine: Does Size Matter?  Trends from a Busy Outpatient Eating Disorder Clinic

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

*State criteria for diagnosis of an eating disorder as defined by the DSM 5.
*
Identify deviations from previous growth concerning for disordered eating.
*
Utilize screening tools to determine need for referral to treatment and medical admission.

 

Jessica Castonguay, DO

10:00am – 11:00am        

Adolescent Medicine: Do You Understand the Words That Are Coming Out of My Mouth?  Managing Expectations Between Adolescents and Parents

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

*Know where to find confidentiality laws for your state.
*
Identify the stages of adolescent cognitive development.
*
Balance need for parental boundaries with adolescent development.

Jessica Castonguay, DO

11:00am – 12:00pm

Surgery for Craniosynostosis

David M. Yates, MD, FACS

 

Virtual Only

60 minutes

D.O. Good: How Pediatric Residencies Can Better Advocates for the Osteopathic Pediatric Profession

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

*Critically evaluate emerging issues in osteopathic medical education to compel the support of osteopathic medical students.
*Critically evaluate audience barriers to osteopathic medical student recruitment in residencies.
*Provide guidance on how to critically evaluate the changes to the ACGME Pediatric Core Requirements
*Evaluate strategies for advising osteopathic medical school leadership and the osteopathic pediatric community to best prepare osteopathic medical students and graduating residents entering into the pediatric workforce.
*Demonstrate tools to provide nurturing learning environments for osteopathic pediatric residents to remain engaged in their osteopathic profession.

 

 

Tyree M.S. Winters, DO, FACOP; Laura Bode, DO; Lynn Thoreson, DO: Taylor Olian, DO, MS, FAAP; Sara Kane, DO, MSED

 

30 minutes

Breathe Easy:  Review of Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) 2024 Guidelines

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

*Review key changes from GINA 2024.
*
Discuss application of these changes in clinical practice.

Laura A. Conrad, DO

 

30 minutes

Hypertension Guidelines / High Blood Pressure in Children

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

*Review the current guidelines for diagnosis and management of pediatric hypertension.
*Discuss optimal treatment strategies.
*Explore novel tests to screen for  adverse effects of hypertension.

 

Robert Palermo, DO

 

30 minutes

Pediatric Injury Control: Understanding the Leading Burden of Child Death from Epidemiology to Prevention

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

*Describe pediatric injury burden in terms of epidemiology and common mechanisms of injury.
*Recognize factors which contribute to risk of injury.
*Identify challenges and priorities for the control of pediatric injury.
*Differentiate 3 leading mechanisms of pediatric injury.
*Illustrate evidence-based and expert-guided approaches to prevent child death and disability from these injuries.

Cinnamon Dixon, DO