Paediatric Health Seminar & Workshop

Paediatric Health Seminar & Workshop

1 Sept 2019, 10:00AM-4:00PM

3 W’s Pavilion, UWI, Cave Hill, St. Michael

Children represent the wealth of tomorrow’s society and nation. From nutrition to asthma to mental health, these issues all play an important role in the child’s proper health and development. This seminar is designed to highlight some of the current issues in paediatric health today. Topics will explore mental health issues, antibiotic use, speech, child safety and more, delivered by a mixture of local paediatricians, mental health professionals, dietitians, nurses and other specialists. Special workshops on nutrition and asthma will be featured. All health professionals are welcomed. CPE credit is available.

Seminar Director: Dr. Angela Jennings, Paediatrician

Topics Include:

– Recognizing the Ill Child

– Seizure: When Is It Significant?

  • Febrile vs Afebrile

– Judicious Use of Antibiotics/ Antibiotic Stewardship in Paediatrics

– Child Safety Practices

– Immunisations

  • Anti-vax movement
  • How to handle parents/ patients who are anti-vax

– Child Abuse Protocols

  • Sensitization – SCAN (Suspected Child Abuse & Neglect)
  • Role of the Health Care Provider

– The Child Who Is Not Speaking

– Mental Health: Poor School Performance

  • When do you need to refer

– Asthma Workshop

  • Proper diagnosis
  • Inhaler-use
  • Treatment protocols

– Nutrition Workshop

  • Cases:
  • Overweight/ underweight children
  • Picky-eaters
  • Weaning

Full programme to be announced.

Pre-registration: or

Physicians:                          $160

Nurses/ Allied Health:      $110

Students:                             $65

Payment Locations:

Origin Boutique, Limegrove, St. James

A & B Music Supplies, Sheraton Centre, Christ Church

Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, St. Michael

Payment Pick-Up:

Nicole: 246-253-9384 (call or text)