Paediatric Health Seminar Workshop

Paediatric Health Seminar & Workshop

Sunday, 15 September 2019, 10:00AM-5:00PM

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.

Draft Programme

Time

Topic

Speakers

10:00

Opening Remarks

Dr. Angela Jennings, Paediatrician

10:05-10.35

Recognising the Ill Child

Dr. Kandamaran Krishnamurthy, Paediatrician

10.35-11.05

Vaccine Hesitancy

Dr. Karen Broome, Senior Medical Officer of Health

11.05-11.35

Common Paediatric Orthoapaedic Problems

Dr. Tamara Nancoo, Orthopaedic Surgeon

 

11.35-11.45-

COFFEE BREAK

 

11.45-12.15

Judicious Use of Anti-biotics/ Anti-biotic Stewardship in Paediatrics

TBA

12.15-1.00

Nutrition Workshop

–       Underweight Child

–       Overweight Child

–       Picky Eater

–       Weaning

–       -Cases

Stacia Whittaker, Registered Dietitian

1.00-2.00

LUNCH

 

2.00-2.35

Child Abuse Protocols:

– SCAN- Suspected Child Abuse & Neglect

– Role of the HCP

– Increasing Surveillance & Sensitization

 

Dr. Sophia King, Paediatrician

2.35-3.05

Child Safety Practices: choking, car seats and other hazards

Dr. Michelle Lashley, Paediatrician

3.05-3.35

The Child Who is Not Speaking Well

Ms. Cheryl Mapp, Speech Language Pathologist

3.35-3.45

COFFEE BREAK

 

3.45-4.15

Mental Health: Poor School Performance – When Do You Need to Refer?

Dr. Elizabeth Rochester, Psychiatrist

4.15-5.00

Asthma Workshop:

–       Proper Diagnosis

–       Inhaler Use

–       Protocols

–       Cases

Dr. Angela Jennings, Paediatrician & Team

 

Pre-registration:

 www.hibiscushealthcaribbeanevent.eventbrite.com or hhccmeevents@gmail.com

Physicians:                          $160

Nurses/ Allied Health:      $110

Students:                             $65

Payment Locations: www.ticketpal.com

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)