Educational Program

 

2013 TPS Annual Meeting Program (Full PDF Version)

 

Thursday Educational Program
Friday Educational Program
Saturday Educational Program
Sunday Educational Program

 

 

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Practice Management Early Bird Program

8:30 – 11:45 am

AMA PRA Category I Credits: 3 hours 

Time

Topic

Objective

Speaker(s)

8:30-9:30 am Sailing into the Wind: How to Stay Small and Survive in Pediatric Practice Following Completion of this activity, the attendee will be able to discuss the real, and not perceived, impact of external forces (ACA, hospital mergers and acquisitions, etc.), on independent pediatric practices; discuss innovative practice types that are thriving throughout the country; and describe how the medical home concept can be used to help a small pediatric practice thrive. Chip Hart, BA, Winooski, VT

9:30 – 10:30 am

Recognizing and Addressing Physician Burnout

Young Physicians Section

Following completion of this activity, the attendee will be able to discuss the problem of burnout among physicians; distinguish the symptoms of burnout and develop a personal action plan to address burnout.

Carl Tapia, MD, Houston and Justin Smith, MD, Fort Worth

10:45 – 11:45 am

Vaccine Business Case

Following completion of this activity, the attendee will be able to discuss the vaccine overhead benchmarks prepared by the AAP and others; review the “carrying costs” not covered by vaccine product payments and calculate the true vaccine delivery overhead and identify ways to minimize vaccine delivery overhead costs.

Chip Hart, BA, Winooski, VT           

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Afternoon Concurrent Sessions

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm (includes 30 minute break)

AMA PRA Category I Credits:  2 hours

ETHICS CREDIT:  2 hours

Time

Topic

Objective

Speaker(s)

1:30 - 4 pm Dimensions of Pediatric Palliative Care – What Pediatricians Need to Know (ETHICS)

Following completion of this activity the attendee will be able to discuss the tenets of pediatric palliative care; identify the multiple dimensions of pediatric palliative care; and review current best practices/guidelines related to pediatric palliative care.

Karen E. Johnson, MD, Houston

1:30 - 4 pm

From Public Policy to Pediatric Practice: Talking to Teens (and their parents) About Sex and Health Risks (ETHICS)

Following completion of this activity the attendee will be able to discuss national efforts in the U.S. to advance a public health approach to address sexual health and the role that health care providers can play in addressing sexual health for key patient populations; implement current research and approaches in critical areas of communication, education, and decision-making for adolescents and their families; and  demonstrate and practice skills that can be used in brief motivational interviewing and health education to address pre-teen and adolescent health behaviors, risk-taking and preparation for healthy relationships, marriage and future parenting.

John Douglas, MD, Atlanta, GA, Michelle S. Barratt, MD, MPH, Houston, Meera Beharry, MD, Temple

1:30 - 4 pm

Practical  Strategies to Address Tobacco Dependence and Eliminate Children’s Tobacco Smoke Exposure

Following completion of this activity the attendee will be able to discuss how tobacco dependence develops; be able to apply current knowledge about chronic illnesses such as asthma to the counseling and treatment of tobacco dependence; and be able to assess severity of tobacco dependence and control of nicotine withdrawal, and use that understanding to help the patient or parent in developing a tobacco dependence treatment plan.

Harold J Farber, MD, MSPH and Marianna Sockrider, MD, DrPH, Houston

Friday, September 20, 2013

Morning Concurrent Sessions

9:30 am --11:30 am

AMA PRA Category I Credits:  2 hours

ETHICS CREDIT:  2 hours

Time

Topic

Objective

Speaker(s)

9:30 --11:30 am

Internet Resources for Translating the Evidence into Practice

Following completion of this activity the attendee will be able to discuss evidence-based resources to guide clinical decision-making; identify web sites and evaluate their quality as resources for families; and identify readily available search engines which provide quality sources for education and practice.

Patricia Beach, MD, Mark Wolffarth, MD, Christine Murphy, MD, Virginia Niebuhr, PhD, Galveston

9:30 am --11:30 am

Texas Newborn Screening Program Advances and Updates for General Pediatricians: The Latest Developments in Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) and Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) (ETHICS)

Following completion of this activity the attendee will be able to describe the ethics of newborn screening and outcome measures in Texas; implement the changes and updates in newborn screening and describe the approach to diagnosis and treatment of primary immunodeficiency following positive results and communicating these treatment plans to families and colleagues.

Lisa Forbes, MD and Michael Speer, MD, Houston
9:30 am --11:30 am

Teen Dating Violence and the Pediatrician (ETHICS)

Following completion of this activity the attendee will be able to identify the prevalence, course, and consequences of teen dating violence; describe the relevance of dating violence to pediatrics; and recognize the importance of screening for and timely management of dating violence.

Jeff R. Temple, PhD, Galveston

Friday, September 20, 2013

Early Afternoon Concurrent Sessions                       

1:30 pm - 3:15 pm

AMA PRA Category I Credits:  1.75 hours

ETHICS CREDIT:  1.75

Time

Topic

Objective

Speaker

1:30-3:15pm

A Concerning Developmental Screen!  Now What?  Therapeutic Options for Young Children with Developmental Delay and/or Disability

Following completion of this activity the attendee will be able to describe the strengths and evidence that supports the role of early childhood intervention for children with a disability or significant developmental delay; identify the role and strengths of community " medically" based therapies and be able to identify systems and resources that enable strong parent-provider-community partnerships.

Cathleen Roberts, DO, Richard Adams, MD, Dallas and Kim Wedel, Austin
1:30-3:15pm

Emerging Issues in Child and Adolescent Health: Social Media, Sexting, and Cyber Bullying (ETHICS)

Following completion of this activity the attendee will be able to identify the prevalence, gender differences, and potential consequences of emerging social media trends (sexting, cyberbullying);

define digital wellness and name three tools children and families can utilize to assist children in creating a positive digital footprint and identify strategies for discussing sexting, cyberbullying, and other social media behaviors with teen patients and their parents (What’s important for them to know; How to talk to patients; Resources)

Amy Acosta, PhD, Houston and Jeff R. Temple, PhD, Galveston
1:30-3:15pm

Why Do My Legs Hurt? Treat The Cause

Following completion of this activity the attendee will be able to list 5 etiologies of overuse injury syndromes; to be able to effectively treat patellofemoral pain and to perform a directed exam for the lower leg

Joseph Chorley, MD, Houston

3:15 – 3:45      BREAK

Friday, September 20, 2013

Late Afternoon Concurrent Sessions

3:45 pm – 5:30 pm

AMA PRA Category I Credits:  1.75 hours

Time

Topic

Objective

Speaker(s)

3:45-5:30pm

Practical Adolescent Sports Nutrition for Pediatricians

Following completion of this activity the attendee will be able to discuss the increased nutritional requirements and barriers to optimal nutrition of competitive adolescent athletes; discuss key sports nutrition concepts and sound resources for competitive adolescent athletes; and provide appropriate baseline sports nutrition education and referrals for individual nutritional assessment/education for competitive adolescent athletes.

Elisabeth S. Hastings, RD, MPH, CSSD, LD, Houston
3:45-5:30pm

Regional Networks as a Basis for ACOs - Or, Am I an ACO and I Don’t Even Know It?

Following completion of this activity the attendee will be able to describe the evidence that ACOs improve the quality of health care delivery; demonstrate that regional networks have demonstrated efficient, quality care for children with special health care needs; and describe the pros and cons of adopting an ACO model to improve quality and reward PCPs for doing so.

Angelo Giardino, MD, PhD, Houston
3:45-5:30pm

Sexuality Education for Children with Disabilities

Following completion of this activity the attendee will be able to recognize that sexual development is normal for children with disabilities and has biopsychosocial dimensions that influence health and well-being (AAP Policy Statement);  discuss  autism and spina bifida as models of the behavioral and physical/motor aspects of sexual development in individuals with disabilities; and develop clinical management strategies and access legal and advocacy issues related to sexual education for children with disabilities in school settings and identify resources for pediatricians and families.

Veronica Meneses, MD, Dallas

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Plenary Session

AMA PRA Category I Credits:  6.5 hours

ETHICS CREDIT:  1 hour

Time Topic Objective Speaker(s)
8:00-9:00am

ALTE - Why Doing Less is Likely Best

Following completion of this activity the attendee will be able to discuss the latest evidence for management of ALTE; assess the utility of laboratory testing in the diagnosis of ALTE and evaluate the evidence behind outcomes of ALTE.

Ricardo A. Quinonez, MD, FAAP, Houston

9:00-9:45 am

Legislative Update – What Happened to Children in the 2013 Texas Legislative Session?

Following completion of this activity the pediatrician will be able to identify the impact of the changes made to child health services and physician services by the 2013 Texas Legislature.

Jason Terk, MD, Keller
10:00-11:00 am

Diagnostic Errors: Cognitive and System Strategies to Minimize Them

Following completion of this activity the attendee will be able to describe the field of diagnostic errors and their relevance in patient safety; discuss basic tenets of diagnostic errors both cognitive and system related issues and describe cognitive and system strategies that can be used to minimize diagnostic errors.

Satid Thammasitboon, MD, MHPE, Houston

11:00-11:30 am

Update on AAP Priorities

Following completion of this activity the attendee will be able to identify current AAP priorities and will receive a general update on national initiatives.

James Perrin, MD, FAAP, AAP President-Elect, Boston, MA
1:30-2:30pm

Maintenance of Certification

Following completion of this activity the attendee will be able to discuss the guiding principles of Maintenance of Certification; describe the outcomes of MOC projects, both large and small and discuss the wide variety of ways to obtain MOC credit.

Virginia A. Moyer, MD, MPH, Chapel Hill, NC

2:30-3:30pm

Lifelong Learning: Using Individualized Learning Plans and Pedialink to Your Advantage (ETHICS)

Following completion of this activity the attendee will be able to explain the steps of creating an individualized learning plan and how this can help us commit to lifelong learning and professional improvement; create an individualized professional learning goal using the I-SMART technique and utilize key portions of the Pedialink website (http://pedialink.aap.org) to help create an organized ILP and discover applicable learning activities to achieve professional learning goals including PREP questions.

Marney Gundlach, MD, MPH, MEd, FAAP, Galveston
3:45-5:00pm

Jacobi Jug Competition

This interactive competition will include the review of 5 key topics that physicians state they have a knowledge gap in and engage in discussions that are focused on updating the attendees on the latest information on each key topic.

Eric Baggerman, MD, Corpus Christi

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Plenary Session

AMA PRA Category I Credits:  4 hours

ETHICS CREDIT:  1 hour

Time Topic Objective Speaker(s)
8:00-9:00am

Tics and Tourette Syndrome

Following completion of this activity the attendee will be able to define tics and give differntial for similar movements; assess co-morbid considitions such as ADHD, OCD, anxiety, and migraines and discuss treatment strategies (medication, behavioral, srugical)

Amber Stocco, MD, Houston
9:00-10:00am

Modern Management of Hydrocephalus in Children:  An Update for Pediatricians

Following completion of this activity, the attendee will be able to understand how to make the diagnosis of hydrocephalus and when to refer to a pediatric neurosurgeon; understand the many complications associated with shunts in children; describe modern endoscopic management of hydrocephalus in an attempt to avoid shunting.

David I. Sandberg, MD, FAAP, FAANS, FACS, Houston

10:15-11:15am The Role of Spirituality in Patient-Centered Care (ETHICS)

Following completion of this activity the attendee will be able to discuss  how patients/families see this as an important aspect of their healthcare; detail the literature showing a  growing body of publications in Spirituality in Healthcare and review Spiritual Assessment Tools.

Melissa M. Carbajal, MD, Houston
11:15am-12:15pm

Tonsillectomy and OSA Update

Following completion of this activity the attendee will be able to discuss New Clinical Practice Guidelines for Tonsillectomy in Children; review Down Syndrome risk factors for SDB/OSA and discuss New Clinical Practice Guidelines on obtaining PSG prior to tonsillectomy.

Harold S. Pine, M.D., FAAP, FACS

Galveston