Education

2017 Children's Neuroscience Symposium Program

 

Symposium Topics Include:

  • Acquired Neural Injuries
  • ​​How Neurostimulation Devices are Changing Epilepsy Management and What it Means for the Primary Care Provider
  • Neuroimaging: What are you Willing to Order?
  • Improving the Function of Children with Movement Disorders
  • How Much Sleep We Need and How to Get It
  • Evolution of the Disease Process as Children Grow
  • Helping your Teenage Patient with Neuromuscular Disease Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood
  • The Epilepsy Patient: The Primary Care Provider's Role in the Care and Transition
  • Unique Challenges of Becoming an Adult with Autism
  • Transitioning Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida Patients

Monday, March 13

Day One - Noon to 5:15 p.m.

Critical Updates for the Primary Care Provider

Moderator: P. David Adelson, MD

12:00-1:25 Registration and Lunch ----
12:15-1:15 Lunch N Learn - Medical Marijuana: Implications for Pediatric Practices Marika Maris, PhD
1:25 Introduction P. David Adelson, MD
1:30-2:30 Keynote: Neuroprotective Effects of the Ketogenic Diet

Jong M. Rho, MD

2:30-3:00 Acquired Neural Injuries P. David Adelson, MD
3:00-3:30 VNS Model 106 and Other Closed Loop Neurostimulation Angus Wilfong, MD
3:30-3:45 Break ----
3:45-4:15 Neuroimaging: What Are You Willing to Order? Jeff Miller, MD
4:15-4:45 Opportunities to Improving the Function of Children with Movement Disorders Taryn Bragg, MD
4:45-5:15 How Much Sleep We Need and How to Get It Matt Troester, DO
5:15 Adjourn for the Day ----
6:00 Reception ----

Tuesday, March 14

Day 2 - Noon to 5 p.m.

Transition

Moderator: Matthew M. Troester, DO

Noon-1:25 Registration and Lunch ----
12:15-1:15 Lunch-n-Learn - Practice Parameters and Clinical Algorithms: What They Mean for the Primary Care Provider Steven Spalding, MD
1:25 Introduction Matthew Troester, DO
1:30-2:10 TBD TBD
2:10-2:50 Helping Your Teenage Patient with Neuromuscular Disease Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood Saunder Bernes, MD; Nancy Quay, RN, MSN
2:50-3:30 The Epilepsy Patient: Importance of the PCP in the Care and Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood Joseph F. Drazkowski, MD
3:30-3:45 Break ----
3:45-4:15 Assisting in the Unique Challenges of Becoming an Adult with Autism Denise Resnik
4:15-4:50 Transitioning Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida Patients into Adulthood Ruth Bristol, MD
4:50-5:00 Patient Story: TBD TBD
5:00 Adjourn for the Day ----

Accreditation

COURSE CREDIT

Phoenix Children’s Hospital is accredited by Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Phoenix Children’s Hospital is an approved provider of nursing continuing education by the Arizona Nurses’ Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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