37th Annual Pediatric Postgraduate Conference on Clinical Pediatrics

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) will host the 37th Annual Pediatric Postgraduate Conference on Clinical Pediatrics 7:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Aug. 16 and 7:15 a.m. to noon Aug. 17 at the International Cultural Center, 601 Indiana Ave.

The purpose of this conference is to provide health care professionals with
recent and continuing advances in the field of pediatrics. Input from previous evaluations, faculty expertise and newly released and relevant clinical data are used to determine needs and scope of topics.

Presentations and speakers include:

Victor Fornari, M.D.

  • Assessing Child and Adolescent Depression
  • Assessment of Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents
  • Treatment of Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents
  • Treatment of Child and Adolescent Depression for the Primary Care Physician

Steven R. Pliszka, M.D.

  • Overview of Psychopharmacology
  • ADHD: Assessment, Treatment, Comorbidities
  • ADHD: Treatment of the Complicated ADHD Patient for the Primary Care Practitioner

Ernest Kendrick, M.D.

  • A Potpourri of Psychiatric Disorders

David DuBose, M.D.

  • Sleep Issues Associated with Psychiatric Disorders, Part 1
  • Sleep Issues Associated with Psychiatric Disorders, Part 2

Melissa DeFilippis, M.D.

  • An Overview of Bipolar Disorder for the Primary Care Physician
  • Management of Behavioral Manifestations of Autism Spectrum Disorders

For more information, call Myra Jones at (806) 743-2929 or visit www.ttuhsc.edu/medicine/continuing-medical-education/.

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