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The 12th Annual Academic Day for Neonatologists

Thursday, November 13, 2014 | 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

To Register Online, click HERE.

(Subject to Change/Substitutions)

7:30 am | Continental Breakfast/Registration/Exhibitor Hall Open

8:00 am | Welcome

8:05 am | Delayed Cord Clamping
Tonse N.K. Raju, MD, DCH
Chief, Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health

Outcomes:  Describe the impact of timing and technique of cord clamping on infant outcome. Advocate for delayed cord clamping in the NICU.

9:10 am | Neonatal Nutrition/NEC
Camilia R. Martin, MD MS
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Associate Director, NICU, Department of Neonatology
Director for Cross-Disciplinary Research Partnerships, Division of Translational Research
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Outcomes: Describe the impact that nutrition has on NEC. Develop standardized approach to provide the best nutrition to prevent NEC.

10:10 am | Panel Discussion/Q&A

10:30 am | Morning Break/Visit Exhibitor Hall

11:00 am | Abdominal Wall Defects
Steven L. Lee, MD, FACS, FAAP
Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery, UCLA

Outcomes: Describe surgical outcomes for neonates with gastroschisis. Counsel patientfamily on surgical options.

12 noon | Hosted Buffet Lunch

1:00 pm | Proteomics of Chorioamnionitis and Preterm Birth
Irina A. Buhimschi, MD
Director, Center for Perinatal Research
The Research Institute @ Nationwide Children's Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynecology

Outcome: Describe how proteomics and the use of functional biomarkers which could represent targets for future therapeutic intervention.

2:00 pm | Panel Discussion/Q&A

2:20 pm | Ethics of Viability

Outcomes: Counsel families on advance directives for complex births and critical decisions at the time of birth. Use suggested dialogue strategies.

3:20 pm | Magnesium Sulfate for Neonatal Protection

Outcomes: Describe the importance of magnesium neuroprotection. Advocate more strongly the need for this to occur in their institutions.

4:20 pm | Panel Discussion/Q&A

4:45 pm | Adjourn

5:00 pm | Dinner for Neonatal/Maternal-Fetal Fellows – Life after Fellowship: Clinical, Academic or Bench Research?

To Register Online, click HERE.

ANOSC Planning Committee:
Virender Rehan, MD - Chair
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Neonatology
Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Training Program
Co-Director Perinatal Research Center
Harbor UCLA Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Vijay Dhar, MD -  Co-Chair
Director of Neonatology, CHOC Children’s Pediatric Subspecialty Faculty
Associate Director, Harbor-UCLA/CHOC Neonatology Fellowship Program
CHOC Children’s Hospital of Orange County

Jae Kim, MD, PhD – Co-Chair
UCSD Medical Center
Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

CHOC Children’s is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CHOC takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

CHOC Children’s designates this educational activity for a maximum of  6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification of Continuing Medical Education. 

The California Board of Registered Nursing recognizes that Continuing Medical Education (CME) is acceptable for meeting RN continuing education requirements; as long as the course is certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ (rn.ca.gov).  Nurses will receive a Certificate of Attendance following this activity that may be used for license renewal.

Educational Grants will be sought in support of this live educational activity.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Wade Education Center
  1201 W. La Veta Avenue
CHOC West Clinic Bldg., 2nd Floor
Orange, CA 92868
[click here for directions]

CME Program Office - 714-509-8894


To Register Online, click HERE.

Early Registration Rates (through 10/20/14)

Physicians -      $125
Nurses/Other - $100
Fellows -          Free (Use Code: FEL to get free rate)

After 10/20/14

Physicians -      $150
Nurses/Other - $125
Fellows -          $  50

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