The program attendee will review the most current Canadian (Pediatric) guidelines and will apply best-practice clinical tools to assist with diagnoses and improve the care of his/her pediatric patients.
The attendee will examine evidence-based approaches to facilitate care management and enhance communication to pediatric patients and to their patients’ parents or guardians.
Please make sure to bring your laptop, tablet, and or smartphone as we will be using PollEverywhere for Quick Hits.
Registration & Lunch with a Pediatrician: Topics include - Genetics & choosing wisely, Implementation of provincial guidelines for epilepsy in children, & Common pediatric echo report findings & what to do when you get them.
Childhood Obesity: "How to Work Out when to Work Up
David Saleh, MD, FRCPC, Assistant Professor in Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston
Post Concussion in the Athletic Teen: “Put Me In Coach (when) I’m Ready to Play.”
R. Garth Smith, MBBS, (UWI), FRCPC, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Queen’s University; Medical Director,
Child Development Centre,
Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, ON
The Late Preterm Infant: “Special Baby, Special Needs”
Peter MacPherson, MD, MEd, FRCPC, General Pediatrician, KGH and HDH; Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Queen's University
Break & Networking
Zika and Chikungunya Viruses: “Two Hot Topics from the Tropics”
Kirk Leifso, MD, FRCPC, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Queen's University
E-cigarettes—Their Role and Risks in the Adolescent Population: “Vape Culture?”
Kieran Moore, MD, CCFP(EM), FCFP, MPH, DTM&H, FRCPC
Assoc. Medical Officer of Health, KFLA Public Health Program Director of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Queen’s University
Pediatric Ophthalmology: “Practical Tips and Techniques”
Yi Ning Strube, MD, MS, FRCSC, DABO, Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology,
Queen's University; Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus, Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology,