Sunday Sessions

8:30-9:30 am
Hot Topic Options for the Prevention of RSV in infants and Children

  1. Review the epidemiology of RSV in the US and Texas and post-pandemic seasonality
  2. Describe current options for RSV prevention in infants and children
  3. Update on ACIP recommendations for RSV prevention during the 2023-2024 season
  4. Discuss the considerations for RSV prevention implementation by pediatricians during the 2023-2024 season

Speaker: Flor Munoz, MD

9:30-10:00 am
Best Practices in Primary Care: LARCs

  1. Describe the various LARC methods, non-contraceptive benefits, and side effects.
  2. Identify and dispute misconceptions and myths about LARCs.
  3. Summarize logistics of LARC placement, including costs and confidentiality.

Jessica Sims, MD
May Lau, MD, MPH

10:00-10:30 am
Managing Common Side Effects of LARCs

  1. Recognize common side effects of LARCs in adolescents
  2. Identify management strategies for common side effects of LARCs in adolescents

Maria C Monge, MD, FAAP
Miranda Loh, DO

10:45-11:30 am
Emerging Infectious Diseases: the Pathogens Strike Back

  1. Discuss the epidemiology EID and REID in the past two decades
  2. Describe the most common clinical presentation and management of EID/REID in children
  3. Discuss the role of a pediatrician in public health advocacy for EID in children

Ankhi Dutta, MD, MPH
Lucila Marquez, MD, MPH
Amy Arrington, MD, PhD

11:30 am-12:15 pm
Updated Guidelines for Screening and Treatment of Anxiety in Children and Adolescents Ethics

  1. Expand upon the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force’s 2022 recommendations to screen for anxiety in children from 8-18 years of age
  2. Choose between evidence-based treatment options for pediatric patients with anxiety disorders, considering the FDA black box warnings on SSRIs, and advise families on their safest use

Cynthia Lopez, MD