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“Improving Pediatric Practice in West Virginia"

Including MOC Part 2 Credit and LARC training!!

May 4, 2018 9:00 am – 7:15 pm
May 5, 2018 7:45 am – 1:00 pm
Stonewall Jackson Resort

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Conference Agenda

Friday, May 4th 2018


8:30 am        Registration Opens

9:00 am        Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive (LARC) Training  (Requires preregistration and space is limited)

You are invited to join your colleagues at a Clinical Training Program for NEXPLANON (etonogestrel implant) 68 mg Radiopaque on May 4, 2018 from 9:00 AM-11:00 AM prior to the WVAAP Annual Meeting. During the Clinical Training Program for NEXPLANON you will receive hands-on training for insertion and removal procedures as well as implant localization techniques. Completion of this course will allow you to order the product from authorized distributor(s). Space is limited; please register early for the session. This session, which is sponsored by Merck, is not accredited for continuing education credit. The training is open only to MD/DO, NP, PA or CNM’s and Residents authorized to perform the procedures entailed in the insertion and removal of NEXPLANON in the jurisdiction where they practice. It is Merck's policy to verify all clinicians’ practice, license, and eligibility information in advance of the training. Merck will contact you directly if there is a problem. Attendees are expected to attend the entire training which is approximately 2 hours in duration. Certificates of attendance will not be issued to those who arrive late or leave early.

11:00 am         Welcome - Chapter Overview
                             John R. Phillips, MD, President, WV Chapter
11:30 am          Lunch
First Session

12:00 pm       "Fever in Babies - Not Enough vs. Too Much Testing"
                            Martin Weisse, MD

1:00 pm         "Transforming Your Practice"                                                 
                            John Fernald, MD

2:00 pm         Break

Resident Research Presentation Session

2:15 pm         Resident Research Presentation 1  
2:30 pm        Resident Research Presentation 2
2:45 pm    
    Resident Research Presentation 3
3:00 pm    
    Resident Research Presentation 4

Second Session - Pro/Con Debates

3:15 pm         "The Childhood Obesity Crisis: To Treat of Not To Treat" 
    Jamie Jeffrey, MD & Collin John, MD

4:15 pm         "Benefits and Challenges of Helmet Therapy for Deformational Plagiocephaly"
                                   Aaron Mason, MD & Peter Ray, MD

5:15 pm         Adjourn

6:00 pm         Reception/Dinner

6:30 pm          Evening Presentation by WV AAP President John R. Phillips, MD

7:30 pm        Chapter Awards


Saturday, May 5th, 2018

7:45 am         Breakfast Buffett

8:00 am         Chapter Business Meeting

Third Session

9:00 am         "Fad Diets"
                                Audra Rouster, MD

10:00 am        "Mild to Moderate Atopic Dermatitis: Pathogenesis and Therapeutic Strategies for Improved Outcomes"
                            Anthony Mancini, MD

11:00 am       "MOC Part II - Obesity Prevention in Primary Care"
                                Amy Sternstein, MD

1:00 pm            Adjourn

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Morgantown, WV 26506
(304) 612-3314

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