KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Hot Topics in Neonatology Conference Faculty
®
PROGRAM CHAIR
Jay S. Greenspan, MD, MBA
Robert L. Brent Professor and Chairman
Nemours/Sidney Kimmel Medical College at
Thomas Jefferson University
Pediatrician-in-Chief
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Cyril Engmann, MD, FAAP
Director, Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition
PATH
Attending Neonatologist
Associate Professor
Departments of Pediatrics and
Maternal Child Health
Schools of Medicine and Public Health
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
FACULTY
David H. Adamkin, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Neonatal Medicine
Rounsavall Endowed Chair of Neonatology
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Eduardo H. Bancalari, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Neonatology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Chief, Newborn Service
Holtz Children’s Hospital at UM/Jackson
Memorial Medical Center
Dirk Bassler, MD, MSc
Chair of Neonatology
University of Zurich
Head of Department, Neonatology
University Hospital Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, MBBS, FRCPCH, FAAP, PhD
Robert Harding Chair in
Global Child Health & Policy
Co-Director, SickKids Centre for
Global Child Health
Senior Scientist, Research Institute
The Hospital for Sick Children
Professor, Departments of Paediatrics,
Nutritional Sciences and Public Health
University of Toronto
SickKids Peter Gilgan Centre for
Research and Learning
Toronto, ON, Canada
Founding Director
Centre of Excellence in Women & Child Health
The Aga Khan University, South Central Asia &
East Africa
Karachi, Pakistan
Robert L. Brent, MD, PhD, DSc
Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics,
Radiology and Pathology
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at
Thomas Jefferson University
Head of Clinical and Environmental Teratology
Research Department
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
MODERATORS
Carl Bose, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Attending Physician
North Carolina Children’s Hospital
Avroy A. Fanaroff, MD
Eliza Henry Barnes Professor of Neonatology
Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics
Case Western Reserve University
School of Medicine
Eric Gibson, MD
Associate Professor of
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at
Thomas Jefferson University
Medical Director, Nemours Partnerships
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
PROGRAM CHAIR
Haresh Kirpalani, BM, MSc
Professor of Pediatrics
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Attending Neonatologist
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
CHAIR EMERITUS
Jerold F. Lucey, MD, FAAP
Professor of Pediatrics, Emeritus
Wallace Professor of Neonatology, Emeritus
University of Vermont
Editor-in-Chief, Pediatrics, Emeritus
Jennifer Canvasser, MSW
Director, NEC Society
Michael Caplan, MD
Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
Chief Scientific Officer
NorthShore University HealthSystem
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
Margaret Conway-Orgel, DNP, NNP-BC
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Medical University of South Carolina
Kate Costeloe, MB BChir, FRCP, FRCPCH
Professor of Paediatrics
Queen Mary University of London
Honorary Consultant Neonatologist
Homerton University Hospital
London, United Kingdom
C. Michael Cotten, MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Duke University
Neonatologist
Duke University Health System
Jean-Claude Fauchère, MD
Assistant Professor
University Hospital Zurich
Attending Neonatologist
Division of Neonatology, Perinatal Center
University Hospital Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland
Clare Gilbert, MB ChB, FRCOphth, MD, MSc
Professor of International Eye Health
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
London, United Kingdom
Anne Greenough, MD, FRCP, FRCPCH, DCH, AKC
Professor of Neonatology & Clinical Respiratory
Physiology
King’s College London
Honorary Consultant Paediatrician
King’s College Hospital
London, United Kingdom
Ursula Guillen, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at
Thomas Jefferson University
Attending Neonatologist
Christiana Care Health System
Cathy Hammerman, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Hebrew University Faculty of Medicine
Director, Division of Newborn Nurseries
Shaare Zedek Medical Center
Jerusalem, Israel
Helmut Hummler, MD, MBA
Professor of Pediatrics
Ulm University
Chief, Neonatology and Pediatric Critical Care
Children’s Hospital
Germany
Terrie Inder, MBChB, MD
Mary Ellen Avery Professor in Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Chair, Department of Pediatric Newborn Medicine
Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Susan Jacobs, MBBS, FRACP, MD
Associate Professor
University of Melbourne
Deputy Clinical Director
Royal Women’s Hospital
Melbourne, Australia
Haresh Kirpalani, BM, MSc
Professor of Pediatrics
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Attending Neonatologist
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Satoshi Kusuda, MD
Professor of Neonatal Medicine
Tokyo Women’s Medical University
Director
Maternal and Perinatal Center
Tokyo Women’s Medical University
Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
Mikael Norman, MD, PhD
Head of Department
Karolinska University Hospital
Professor
Karolinska Institutet
Stockholm, Sweden
Annika Örtenstrand, RN, PhD
Specialist Nurse in Clinical Nursing Science
Karolinska University Hospital
Karolinska Institutet
Stockholm, Sweden
James F. Padbury, MD
William and Mary Oh/William and Elsa Zopfi
Professor of Pediatrics for Perinatal Research
Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Chief of Pediatrics
Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
Won Soon Park, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine
Neonatologist
Samsung Medical Center
Seoul, Korea
David A. Paul, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at
Thomas Jefferson University
Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Christiana Care Health System
Vinod K. Paul, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
Chair, Department of Pediatrics
All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi, India
Brenda Poindexter, MD, MS
Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Clinical and Translational Research
Perinatal Institute
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Graham E. Quinn, MD, MSCE
Professor of Ophthalmology
University of Pennsylvania
Perelman School of Medicine
Attending Surgeon
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Istvan Seri, MD, PhD, HonD
Professor of Pediatrics (Adjunct)
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
Director, Sidra Neonatology Center of Excellence
Chief, Division of Neonatology
Vice Chair of Faculty Development,
Department of Pediatrics
Sidra Medical & Research Center
Doha, Qatar
Seetha Shankaran, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Hutzel Women’s Hospital
Atul Singhal, MD
Professor of Pediatric Nutrition
UCL Institute of Child Health
Honorary Consultant Pediatrician
Great Ormond Street Hospital
London, United Kingdom
Simon Stanworth, Dphil, MD
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer
University of Oxford
Consultant Haematologist
NHS Blood and Transplant
John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford, United Kingdom
Win Tin, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Neonatal Medicine
University of Durham
Consultant Neonatologist
The James Cook University Hospital
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Gerard H. A. Visser, MD, PhD
Emeritus Professor Obstetrics
University Medical Center
Ultrecht, The Netherlands
Jay S. Greenspan, MD, MBA
Robert L. Brent Professor and Chairman
Nemours/Sidney Kimmel Medical College at
Thomas Jefferson University
Pediatrician-in-Chief
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Alan H. Jobe, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Victoria Niklas, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Chief, Division of Neonatal Medicine
Nemours Children’s Hospital
Mikael Norman, MD, PhD
Head of Department
Karolinska University Hospital
Professor
Karolinska Institutet
Stockholm, Sweden
Thomas H. Shaffer, MSE, PhD
Professor of Physiology and Pediatrics
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at
Thomas Jefferson University
Temple University School of Medicine
Associate Director of Research, DV
Director, Center for Pediatric Research
Director, Center for Pediatric Lung Research
Nemours/ Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Bart Van Overmeire, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics – Neonatology
Université Libre de Bruxelles
Director of Neonatology
Hôpital Erasme
Brussels, Belgium
Andrew Wilkinson, MD
Professor of Paediatrics and Perinatal Medicine
John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford, England, UK
Marla R. Wolfson, MS, PhD
Professor of Physiology, Pediatrics, and Medicine
Associate Chairperson of Physiology
Temple University School of Medicine
Department of Physiology
CENTRe: Collaborative for Environmental and
Neonatal Therapeutics Research
Temple Lung Center
Center for Inflammation, Translational and Clinical
Lung Research
Myra Wyckoff, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Director, Newborn Resuscitation Services
Parkland Hospital
Office of Continuing Medical Education
1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington, DE 19803
Omni Shoreham Hotel | Washington, DC
December 8-11, 2013
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Neonatal Quality at Hot Topics
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Neonatal Quality at Hot Topics
Join us for TWO great conferences over four days:
December 7-10, 2014
Omni Shoreham Hotel | Washington, D.C.
PRE-CONFERENCE
FA C U LT Y
P R E -C O N F E R E N C E S C H E D U L E
NEONATAL QUALITY AT HOT TOPICS
PROGRAM CHAIRS
Kristin McKenna, MD, MPH, FAAP
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Division of Neonatology
Nemours duPont Pediatrics at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Ursula Nawab, MD
Associate Medical Director
Newborn/Infant Intensive Care Unit
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
FACULTY
Alan de Klerk, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Central Florida
Medical Director, NICU/Division of Neonatology
Nemours Children’s Hospital
Dennis R. Delisle, MHSA, PMP
Adjunct Instructor
Thomas Jefferson University School of Population Health
Director, Operations Support
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
Saturday, December 6, 2014
2:00–6:00 p.m. Registration at West Registration Desk
Sunday, December 7, 2014
7 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8 a.m. Introduction
8:05 a.m. The Benefit and Value Metric Project
Joe Kaempf, MD
Dan Ellsbury, MD
Director of Continuous Quality Improvement
The Center for Research, Education and Quality
Pediatrix Medical Group
Neonatologist
Mercy Children’s Hospitals and Clinics
8:50 a.m.
100,000 Babies Campaign
Dan Ellsbury, MD
Brian Glynn, RRT, MSHQS(c)
Clinical Supervisor, Pulmonary Care
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
9:15 a.m. High Reliability NICU Care
Jochen Profit, MD, MPH
Jeffrey B. Gould, MD, MPH
Director, Perinatal Epidemiology & Health Outcomes Research Unit
Stanford University Medical Center
9:40 a.m. Q&A
10 a.m.
Break/Refreshments - with MOC Poster Symposium
Peter H. Grubb, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Attending Neonatologist
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Medical Director, Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care
Munish Gupta, MD, MMSc
Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Quality Improvement Director
Department of Neonatology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Joe Kaempf, MD
Chair, Evidence-Based Medicine and Clinical Research
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center NICU
Heather Kaplan, MD, MSCE
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Perinatal Institute and James M. Anderson Center
for Health Systems Excellence
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
10:30 a.m. Changing Baselines, Changing Opportunities
Peter H. Grubb, MD
11 a.m.
Lessons Learned from the Ohio Perinatal Quality Collaborative
Michelle Walsh, MD, MS
11:30 a.m.
The Past, Present and Future in Neonatal Quality
Jeffrey B. Gould, MD, MPH
Noon
Panel Discussion
12:30 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
2 p.m. MOC Report Out
Jochen Profit, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology)
Stanford University School of Medicine
Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital
2:30 p.m. WORKING GROUPS
Michelle Walsh, MD, MS
Professor of Pediatrics
Case Western Reserve University
Chief, Neonatology
CWRU/Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital
Concurrent Session A
MOC QI Projects in the NICU
Alan de Klerk, MD; Stephen A. Pearlman, MD, MSHQS; Lloyd N. Werk, MD, MPH
Stephen Pearlman, MD, MSHQS
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Director, Neonatal QI
Christiana Care Health System
Lloyd N. Werk, MD, MPH
Physician Lead, MOC QI Initiative
Nemours Children’s Health System
Concurrent Session B
Using Data to Drive Improvement: Methods and Tools You Should Be Using Now
Munish Gupta, MD, MMSc and Heather Kaplan, MD, MSCE
Concurrent Session C
Lean For the Neonatologist
Dennis R. Delisle, MHSA, PMP; Brian Glynn, RRT, MSHQS(c)
4 p.m. Adjourn
CONF E R E N C E S CHEDULE
HOT TOPICS IN NEONATOLOGY
®
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
GREEN APPLES
Moderator – Marla R. Wolfson, MS, PhD
Sunday, December 7, 2014
8 a.m. Comprehensive Neonatal Hemodynamic Monitoring*
– Istvan Seri, MD, PhD, HonD
2–6 p.m.
8:30 a.m.
Cord Blood Cells for HIE*– C. Michael Cotten, MD, MHS
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
9 a.m.
EPO for Neuroprotection in Very Preterm Infants* – Jean-Claude Fauchère, MD
Moderator – Thomas H. Shaffer, MSE, PhD
9:30 a.m.
Telemedicine in ROP– Graham E. Quinn, MD, MSCE
5–6 p.m.
9:40 a.m.
BREAK/Posters/Exhibit
Registration at West Registration Desk
What in the World Is Happening With Newborns? Accelerated Progress in Global Newborn Policy, Programming and Research
– Cyril Engmann, MD, FAAP
Monday, December 8, 2014
GLOBAL NEONATOLOGY
Moderator – Carl Bose, MD
8:30 a.m. Global Newborn Survival: Challenges and Opportunities
– Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, MBBS, FRCPCH, FAAP, PhD
9 a.m. The Ongoing Epidemic of Blindness and Visual Impairment Due to ROP:
Recent Global Incidence Estimates– Clare Gilbert, MB ChB,FRCOphth, MD, MSc
9:20 a.m. The Trials and Tribulations of Developing a Low Cost SFT for the LICs
– Vinod K. Paul, MD, PhD
9:40 a.m. 10:10 a.m.
ROTTEN APPLES
Moderator – Jay S. Greenspan, MD, MBA
10:10 a.m. Optimizing Cooling Therapy for Neonatal HIE*– Seetha Shankaran, MD
10:40 a.m. Defining Neonatal Hypoglycemia: A Continuing Debate* – Win Tin, MD
11:10 a.m.
Inhaled Steroids*– Dirk Bassler, MD, MSc
11:40 a.m.
Lunch (on your own)/Posters/Exhibits
CONTROVERSIES
Moderator – Bart Van Overmeire, MD, PhD
1 p.m. Home Births– Gerard H.A. Visser, MD, PhD
1:20 p.m. Planned Home Birth: A Challenge to Perinatal Medicine
– Robert L. Brent, MD, PhD, DSc
Panel Discussion
1:40 p.m.
Panel Discussion
BREAK/Posters/Exhibits
2 p.m. PDAs – Current Concepts and New Frontiers– Cathy Hammerman, MD
2:20 p.m. Does the Duct Always Need Closing?– Eduardo H. Bancalari, MD
2:40 p.m. Panel Discussion
3 p.m. BREAK/Posters/Exhibits
NUTRITION
Moderator – Victoria Niklas, MD
10:40 a.m. Lacto-engineering Breast Milk and Fortification of Human Milk*
– David H. Adamkin, MD
BLOOD
11:10 a.m. The Long-Term Health Implications of Postnatal Nutrition in Vulnerable Infants*
– Atul Singhal, MD
11:40 a.m. What Remains of Necrotizing Enterocolitis? Care Practices and
Interventions New and Old* – Michael Caplan, MD
3:50 p.m.
NEC and Transfusion– David A. Paul, MD
12:10 p.m. Probiotics in Very Preterm Infants: The ProPrems Trial
– Susan Jacobs, MBBS, FRACP, MD
4:10 p.m. Platelet Transfusion Trials in the Newborn– Simon Stanworth, Dphil, MD
12:20 p.m. Probiotics in Preterm Infants: The PiPS Trial
– Kate Costeloe, MB BChir, FRCP, FRCPCH
4:30 p.m. Panel Discussion
5 p.m. Adjourn
12:30 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)/Posters/Exhibits
NICU ENVIRONMENT: DOES DESIGN MATTER?
Moderator – Mikael Norman, MD, PhD
2 p.m. Millennium Neonatology: Building for the Future – James F. Padbury, MD
2:20 p.m.
Single Patient Rooms: Awareness of Potential Pitfalls – Terrie Inder, MBChB, MD
2:40 p.m. New NICU Design and Parental Presence and Participation in Care Giving
– Annika Örtenstrand, RN, PhD
3 p.m.
Panel Discussion
3:30 p.m. BREAK/Posters/Exhibits
CLINICAL PEARLS
Moderator – Andrew Wilkinson, MD
4 p.m. Cutting Edge Delivery Room Practice in 2014*– Myra Wyckoff, MD
4:30 p.m.
Palliative Care in the NICU: Not Just About Death!*
– Margaret Conway-Orgel, DNP, NNP-BC
5 p.m.
Development of the European Neonatal Network (EuroNeoNet) since 2006*
– Helmut Hummler, MD, MBA
5:30 p.m.
Adjourn
Moderator – Thomas H. Shaffer, MSE, PhD
3:30 p.m.
An Evidence-Based Approach to Transfusion of the Preterm
– Haresh Kirpalani, BM, MSc
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
BPD
Moderator – Alan H. Jobe, MD, PhD
8 a.m. PROP – the Conundrum of What Is BPD?* – Brenda Poindexter, MD, MS
8:30 a.m. Human Stem Cell Therapies*– Won Soon Park, MD, PhD
9 a.m. Long-Term Pulmonary Outcome Following Premature Birth – Can It Be Improved?*
– Anne Greenough, MD, FRCP, FRCPCH, DCH, AKC
9:30 a.m. BREAK
AT THE LIMITS OF VIABILITY
Moderator –Avroy A. Fanaroff, MD
10 a.m. Extremely Preterm Infants in Sweden Study (EXPRESS) – Update and Implications – Mikael Norman, MD, PhD
10:20 a.m. Outcomes of Infants Born at 22 and 23 Weeks Gestation – Satoshi Kusuda, MD
10:40 a.m.
International Comparison of Guidelines for the Management of
Extremely Premature Deliveries – Ursula Guillen, MD
11 a.m.
A Parent’s Perspective – Jennifer Canvasser, MSW
11:20 a.m. Panel Discussion
11:50 a.m.
Adjourn
* Talk includes 10 minutes for audience questions and discussion.
GENERAL INFORMATION
Site
The program will be held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.
The four-diamond Omni Shoreham is nestled on 11 acres in picturesque
Rock Creek Park in the northwest section of Washington, and is only steps
away from the National Zoo. The hotel is located just 8 miles from Reagan
National Airport and 28 miles from Dulles International Airport. Please
visit the hotel’s website for more information: http://www.omnihotels.com/
FindAHotel/WashingtonDCShoreham.aspx
Accommodations
Rooms have been reserved at the Omni Shoreham Hotel at a special
conference rate of $245 per night single or double occupancy, not including
sales tax. Please make your reservations through the Omni Shoreham Hotel’s
Reservation Department at (202) 234-0700 or 800-THE-OMNI or through
the www.HotTopics.org website. Please ask to be assigned to the Hot Topics
in Neonatology® room block in order to receive the special conference rate.
The conference rate is only available for reservations made before Friday,
November 14, 2014, and is based on availability. Group rates will be offered
three (3) days prior and (3) days after the meeting dates, based on availability.
The hotel often sells out well before the conference date. Please reserve your
hotel room and make your conference registration early!
A Suite Deal for Early Registrants
All conference attendees whose registration is received by October 4, 2014,
and who register to stay at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, will be entered in a
drawing to win a free upgrade to a one bedroom suite for the evenings of
December 6, 7, 8 and 9. This large, luxurious suite includes a bedroom and
separate living room.
Accreditation
Americans with Disabilities Act
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the duPont Hospital
for Children will provide modifications in teaching methodologies to
accommodate individual needs. To request disability accommodations,
contact the Office of Continuing Medical Education at least 15 days in
advance of the program at (302) 651-6750.
Posters
Posters for both the Quality and Hot Topics conferences will be accepted
for continuous display during breaks, and before and after receptions.
Posters must be on a subject that is being presented at the meeting. For more
information on abstract requirements and submission, please check our
website – www.HotTopics.org. Please indicate Quality Conference in the
subject line of your email if you are submitting an abstract for the Quality
Conference.
COURSE REGISTRATION
Fees
The conference registration fee for the Neonatal Quality at Hot Topics
Pre-conference is $200. The conference registration fee for Hot Topics in
Neonatology® is $750 for the Main Room and $500 for the AV Room.* This
fee includes all course materials and refreshments as noted on the schedule.
There is no additional charge for CME credit.
* In the Audio/Visual room, speakers are videoconferenced to a large screen at the front of the
room. This session is moderated, and you will have the opportunity to ask questions of presenters.
The setup for this room includes chairs for attendees, but there are no tables.
Registration
Advance registration is required and should be received by November 7,
2014. All registrations received by this date will be confirmed via email.
Registration is limited and will be honored in the order of the date received.
Nemours is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical
Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Nemours designates this live activity for a maximum of 23.5 AMA PRA
Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate
with the extent of their participation in the activity.
To register with a check: Return the completed registration form with full payment
Learning Objectives
Express or Discover Card, please complete the registration form found online at
www.hottopics.org
Neonatal Quality at Hot Topics will provide participants with a fresh
perspective on Quality and Safety Initiatives for the care of the neonate.
Innovative approaches to improving care and implementing change will
be highlighted. Opportunities will be provided for participants to further
develop and customize improvement and data analysis tools which can be
applied to multidisciplinary continuous improvement programs at their home
institution. Exciting QI projects designed for a busy NICU are available and
qualify for American Board of Pediatrics Maintenance of Certification Part 4
credit.
The faculty at Hot Topics in Neonatology® will review current levels of
evidence and practice in the areas of neonatology and perinatology. The
program will include talks and discussion on the newest research on the
diagnosis, prevention and treatment of health problems in the neonate, as
well as long-term follow-up for the NICU graduate. Hot Topics seeks to
involve clinicians from around the globe in the debate around both existing
and emerging therapies and neonatal science, with the goal of providing
clinicians with implementable practice change.
Syllabus
In the interest of running a greener meeting, all registrants will have access
to an online syllabus, which can be viewed from a computer, smart phone, or
tablet before or during the conference. There will be free Wi-Fi in the meeting
rooms. You may still order a print syllabus when you register if you would
like, for a small additional fee.
using check (payable to Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children) to the
Continuing Medical Education Office, duPont Hospital for Children, PO Box
269, Wilmington, DE 19899.
To register with a credit card: If you are paying by MasterCard, VISA, American
Cancellation Policy
A refund, less a $100 processing fee, will be given for WRITTEN
cancellations received before November 1, 2014. No refunds will be given
after this date. Nemours is not responsible for any cancellation or change fees
assessed by hotels, airlines or travel agencies.
Disclosure Policy
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, Nemours must ensure balance,
independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in its educational activities. All
faculty involved in the development of CME content are required to disclose
to Nemours their relevant financial relationships. An individual has a relevant
financial relationship if he or she has a financial relationship in any amount
occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or
services are discussed in the CME activity content over which the individual
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activity audience.
Commercial Support
This program may be supported in part by unrestricted educational grants
in accordance with ACCME Standards. At the time of this printing, a list of
commercial supporters was not available. Appropriate acknowledgement will
be given to all exhibitors and supporters in conference materials and at the
time of the meeting.
For More Information
Contact Karen Bidus, (302) 651-6752, or [email protected]
Being Held In Conjunction With Hot Topics: Saturday, December 6, 2014
4th Annual Bubble CPAP & The Neonate Conference & Workshop
Hotel Palomar | 2121 P Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20037 | www.bubblecpap.org
Facilitated by The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Neonatal respiratory failure
is a serious clinical problem associated with high morbidity, mortality and cost. There is increasing enthusiasm for
noninvasive respiratory support of preterm infants such as the Bubble CPAP. Attend the 4th Annual Bubble CPAP &
The Neonate Conference and Workshop to practice on a Bubble CPAP with a trained practitioner. CME credit will be
provided.
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December 7, 2014
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In addition to the online syllabus, I would like to order a printed version:
Send check and completed registration form to:
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Attn: Office of Continuing Medical Education
PO Box 269, Wilmington, DE 19899
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Contact Karen Bidus, (302) 651-6752, or [email protected]
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