Sunday Sessions

8:30-9:30 am
Practical Updates for Pediatricians on the 2021 CDC STI Treatment Guidelines
Objectives:

  1. Identify the rationale for changes to testing and treatment of three common STIs according to the 2021 CDC Guidelines
  2. Formulate evidence-based screening strategies for the more common STIs for pediatric, adolescent, and young adult patients
  3. Summarize the updated treatment regimens for Neisseria gonorrhea and Chlamydia trachomatis according to 2021 CDC Guidelines

Speakers:
Julia C Durante MD
May Lau, MD, MPH, FAAP, FSAHM
Rebecca M. Beyda, MD, MS
Asha Davidson, MD

9:30-10:30 am
Hot Topic-Blueprint for Youth Suicide Prevention: The Role of the Pediatrician
Objectives:

  1. Review the AAP’s Blueprint for Youth Suicide Prevention, highlighting practical strategies for suicide assessment and prevention in the outpatient setting
  2. Discuss the role of the Texas pediatrician in youth suicide prevention

Speakers:
May Lau, MD, MPH, FAAP, FSAHM
Hilda Loria, MD, FAAP

10:45-11:30 am
Heavy Menstrual Bleeding in the Adolescent Female: Screening and Assessment from the Hematologist’s Perspective
Objectives:

  1. Identify “red flags” from a patient or family history that may indicate an underlying bleeding disorder
  2. Summarize the most common bleeding disorders that present with heavy menstrual bleeding
  3. Identify and manage iron deficiency in adolescents with heavy menstrual bleeding both with and without anemia

Speakers:
Clay T Cohen, MD
Jacquelyn Powers, MD, MS

11:30 am-12:15 pm
How to Counsel and Treat Teens and Parents who Vape
Objectives:

  1. Recognize the different e-cigarette forms and their use
  2. Utilize the "Ask, Counsel, Treat" model for tobacco use counseling in adolescents
  3. Treat nicotine addiction in adolescents and refer for additional support

Speakers:
Lindy U McGee, MD