Breaking News in Pediatric and Adolescent Infectious Diseases

November 9-10, 2013
Royal Sonesta Hotel, Cambridge, MA

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Due to unforeseen circumstances, Drs. Klein and Barnett are unable to attend this year’s conference.  We have updated the program and have included the revised agenda for your convenience. Our Breaking News in Pediatric and Adolescent Infectious Diseases faculty remain committed to addressing practice-based infectious disease challenges that will provide you with materials you can incorporate into your practice.

Revised Agenda for Pediatric and Adolescent Infectious Diseases

 

Agenda

Saturday, November 9th
7:15
Registration and Continental Breakfast 

 

7:50
Introduction
Stephen I. Pelton, MD

 

8:00
Arboviruses in New England
Alfred DeMaria, Jr., MD

 

8:45
Lyme Conundrums
Sabine Schnyder, MD

 

9:30
Evolution of Vaccination Strategies in the USA
Stephen I. Pelton, MD

 

10:10
Break

 

10:30
Urinary Tract Infections Guidelines
Vishakha Sabharwal, MD

 

10:55
Diagnosing Herpes Infections: the Peril and the Promise
Katherine Hsu, MD

 

11:35
Emerging Viral Infections – Dengue and Noroviruses
Marisol Figueira, MD

 

12:10
Emerging Viral Infections – Dengue and Noroviruses
Marisol Figueira, MD

 

12:40
Lunch

 

12:45
Lunch Workshops

  • Influenza 2014: Strategies for Prevention and Treatment
    Ellen R. Cooper, MD and Vishakha Sabharwal, MD
  • Challenging Cases in Adolescent Sexually Transmitted Infections Management
    Katherine Hsu, MD and Zoon Wangu, MD
  • Matching Antibiotic Selection to the Evidence
    Elizabeth Barnett, MD and Stephen I. Pelton, MD

 

2:00
Breaking News in Pediatric and Adolescent Infectious Diseases
Marisol Figueira, MD, Inci Yildirim, MD and Katherine Hsu, MD

 

2:50
What’s the Diagnosis?
Carole Moloney, CPNP and Stephen I. Pelton, MD

 

3:40
Break

 

3:55
Useful Apps and Websites for Common Infectious Diseases Questions
Sabine Schnyder, MD

 

4:15
Infectious Diseases Jeopardy
Ellen R. Cooper, MD

 

4:45
Comments and Questions
Stephen I. Pelton, MD

 

5:00
Adjourn

 

Sunday, November 10th
7:30
Registration and Continental Breakfast 

 

7:45
Breakfast Workshops

  • Influenza 2014: Strategies for Prevention and Treatment
    Ellen R. Cooper, MD and Vishakha  Sabharwal, MD
  • Challenging Cases in Adolescent Sexually Transmitted Infections Management
    Katherine Hsu, MD and Zoon Wangu, MD
  • Matching Antibiotic Selection to the Evidence
    Elizabeth Barnett, MD and Stephen I. Pelton, MD

 

9:00
Travel Medicine Update
Vishakha Sabharwal, MD

 

9:50
HPV Prevention: Reducing Misinformation and Missed Opportunities
Zoon Wangu, MD

 

10:25
Recommendations for Management of Lice
Carole Moloney, CPNP

 

10:45
Break

 

11:05
Vitamins, Minerals and Infectious Diseases
Ellen R. Cooper, MD

 

11:40
Relevant Infectious Disease Publications
Stephen I. Pelton, MD

 

12:30
Take Away Messages from the Meeting
Stephen I. Pelton, MD

 

1:00
Adjourn


This activity has been developed with consideration given to the American Board of Medical Specialties Six Core Competencies. This activity will increase your competency in the areas of Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Professionalism, Systems-Based Practice, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement.