Sunday Sessions

8:00-9:00 am
Common Sleep Problems in Children: How to Recognize & Manage
Objectives:                                                                                                                                                                     
Screen for sleep problems in children
Recognize that sleep problems in children are multifactorial in nature
Manage sleep problems in children
Speakers:
James A Phalen, MD

9:00-10:00 am
Body Modification in Adolescents
Objectives:
Discuss the changing epidemiology of body modification in adolescents and young adults
Recognize and manage common complications of body modifications
Counsel patients who express a desire to pursue body modifications
Speakers:
Adnan Mir, MD, PhD

10:15-11:15 am
Missing Real Life; Electronics Addiction in Children and Adolescents
Objectives:
Review epidemiology and evolution of this issue
Discuss developmental, social and functional risks
Discuss current recommendations and treatment strategies (to include family system)
Speakers:
Karen Seroussi, DO
 

11:15 am -12:15 pm
Texas Legislative Advocacy 201 [Ethics]
Objectives:
Describe the Texas Legislative process and how to navigate it to pass a bill and impact the appropriations process
Communicate to lawmakers and their staff the nuances of a child health policy proposal
Describe how the individual pediatrician and their practice setting can be a resource for lawmakers about child health and well-being policy issues.
Speakers:
Ryan Van Ramshorst, MD
Ben Raimer, MD, FAAP