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2020 Pinehurst Pediatric Symposium

| Date Posted: 9/21/2020

2020 Pinehurst Pediatric Symposium
Available Virtually
November 7, 2020

 

Overall Goals:
• Enhance current knowledge of COVID 19, opioid use, telehealth and use of technology for and by children
• Facilitate networking opportunities with colleagues
• Discuss topics of timely interest to physicians

 

Agenda:
7:30 a.m. Login Available

 

8 a.m. Welcome

 

8:05 a.m. Topic: Technology, Gaming, Distance Learning in Kids

Speaker: David L. Hill, MD, UNC – Chapel Hill School of Medicine

Learning Objectives:
• Examine “lessons learned” from the Spring 2020 school year related to distance learning
• Discuss the benefits and potential risks for technology use, to include gaming, among kids
1. Assist parents to consider guidelines for their children to maximize the benefits and minimize the risks associated with technology and gaming

 

9:05 a.m. Topic: COVID 19 Update for Pediatric Patients

Speaker: Tom Belhorn, MD, PhD, UNC - Chapel Hill School of Medicine

Learning Objectives:
• Review current epidemiology and best practices for diagnosis and management of children with acute COVID-19 and MIS-C
• Overcome challenges of continuing routine patient care during the pandemic
• Optimize protection of office staff from COVID-

 

10:05 a.m. Break

 

10:20 a.m. Topic: Opioid Use in Youth

Speaker: Janey R. Phelps, MD, UNC – Chapel Hill School of Medicine

Learning Objectives:
• Examine when opioid use in children is appropriate
• Discuss opioid alternatives in children
• Manage the risks associated with opioid use, particularly in adolescents
• Discuss MAT (medication for addiction treatment) and the role of primary care pediatricians in the treatment of opioid use disorder

 

11:20 a.m. Topic: Telehealth and Teens: Caring for the digital generation at their virtual bedside

Speaker: Richard Chung, MD, Duke University School of Medicine

Learning Objectives:
• Describe core terms and foundational principles of telehealth generally
• Explore key aspects of adolescent health and illness that lend themselves to telehealth applications
• Delineate best practices and novel strategies for optimally leveraging telehealth tools in everyday practice caring for teens

 

12:20 p.m. Wrap up and Evaluations

 

12:30 p.m. Adjournment

 

Faculty:
Thomas H. Belhorn, M.D., PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Dr. Belhorn completed his medical education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed his residency at Children’s of Alabama in Birmingham, AL in pediatrics. Dr. Belhorn completed a fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases at Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases. He is a Professor in Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.

 

Janey R. Phelps, MD, UNC – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Dr. Phelps completed her medical education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. She completed her residency in pediatrics at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. She completed her residency in anesthesiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. She is certified in pediatrics and anesthesiology, and is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Anesthesiology with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.

 

Richard J. Chung, MD, Duke University School of Medicine
Dr. Chung completed his medical education at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, CT, and his residency in internal medicine and pediatrics, at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC. He completed a fellowship in adolescent and young adult medicine at Children’s Hospital in Boston, MA. He is certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics (General and Adolescent Medicine). He is an Associate Professor in Pediatrics and Medicine with the Duke University School of Medicine.

 

David L. Hill, MD, Goldsboro Pediatrics and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Dr. Hill completed his medical education at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, TX. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. He is board certified in pediatrics. Dr. Hill is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, NC. He is professionally associated with Goldsboro Pediatrics in Wayne County, NC and works a hospitalist pediatrician.

 

Target Audience:
All physicians and health care professionals who diagnose and treat pediatric patients.

 

CME Credit: Credit Statement: FirstHealth of the Carolinas designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Accreditation Statement: FirstHealth of the Carolinas is accredited by the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

Sponsorship: FirstHealth’s Office of Continuing Medical Education is offering this program.

 

Conference Registration and CME Credit:
• Includes conference registration and credit
• Available at no charge to FirstHealth of the Carolinas medical staff and non-FirstHealth participants

 

Kindly register by November 2, 2020. Registration is available by clicking the Event Registration button below.

Registrations may also be mailed, faxed or emailed to:
2019 Pinehurst Pediatric Symposium
FirstHealth Office of Continuing Medical Education
P.O. Box 3000, Pinehurst, NC 28374

Fax: (910) 715-1586

Email: svoncanon@firsthealth.org

 

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