Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) will host the 41st Annual Pediatric Postgraduate Conference on Clinical Pediatrics 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 25 and 7 a.m. to noon Aug. 26 at Covenant Children’s Hospital Arnett Room, 4000 24th St.
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.
Top pediatric experts from across the country are scheduled to speak. Presentations and speakers will include:
Back to Basics: Simplifying Complex Congenital Heart Disease
William Kyle, M.D., Baylor College of Medicine Texas Children’s Hospital
Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy
Melissa Piepkorn, M.D., TTUHSC
Hypertension and Dyslipidemia: Grown Up Problems in the Pediatric Population
William Kyle, M.D.
Appendicitis: Advancements in Treatment
John Fitzwater, M.D., TTUHSC
Newborn Screening: False Positives and Negatives and Neonatal Cases
Alice Basinger, M.D., Cook Children’s Physician Network
Health Supervision for Children in Foster Care and Initial Visits
Michal Pankratz, M.D., TTUHSC
Metabolic Genetic Disorders You May Recognize in Your Clinic
Alice Basinger, M.D.
Mind-Body Therapies in Youth
Beth Robinson, M.D., TTUHSC
Vision Screening: Current Best Practices and Screening Resources
Ann Stout, M.D., Houston Eye Associates
Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents: What It Is, What Else It Could Be and What in the World to Do
Sarah Wakefield, M.D., TTUHSC
Amblyopia Treatment Updates: Drops Versus Patching: When to Start Treatment
Ann Stout, M.D.
The Red Eye: When to Treat, When to Refer
Ann Stout, M.D.
Advocating for Children: Texas Pediatric Society in the 85th Legislative Session
Clayton Travis, MSSW, Texas Pediatric Society
The conference is provided by the TTUHSC Department of Pediatrics and the Office of Continuing Medical Education. For more information, call Myra Jones at (806) 743-2929 or visit www.ttuhsc.edu/medicine/continuing-medical-education/.