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Pediatric Neurology and Developmental Medicine Update Course

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Searle Conference Center

The Duke School of Medicine is sponsoring the Pediatric Neurology and Developmental Medicine Update Course: Focus on Patient Management on Saturday, March 2, 2019. The event will take place in the Searle Conference Center, in the Seeley G. Mudd Building, Duke University Medical Center. 

Please see the attached PDF [2.74MB] for the following course information:

  • Accreditation
  • Credit Designation
  • Special Assistance
  • Symposium Goals
  • Target Audience
  • Learning Objectives
  • Registration Information
  • Cancellation Policy
  • Contact Information
  • Accommodations
  • Directions and Parking
  • Preliminary Agenda
  • Duke Faculty
  • Keynote Guest Speakers

 

Preliminary Agenda
7:00 - 7:45 am Registration
7:45 - 8:00 am Opening Remarks
8:00 - 8:30 am Novel Therapies for Neurogenetic Diseases: From Small Molecules to Gene Therapy [Rose-Mary Boustany]
8:30 - 9:00 am mTOR Pathway: A New Window for Precision Therapy [Kevin Ess]
9:00 - 9:10 Break
Developmental Pediatrics for Pediatricians and Pediatric Neurologists [Chair: Gordon Worley]
9:10 - 9:30 am Prediction of Delays in Infancy [Monica Lemmon]
9:30 - 10:00 am Tone/Spasticity Assessment and Medical Management [Edward Smith]
10:00 - 10:30 am Tone/Spasticity Surgical Management [Herbert Fuchs]
10:30 - 11:00 am Tone/Spasticity Complications: Orthopedic Surgical Management [Robert Fitch]
11:00 - 11:30 am Assistive Technology for Children with Motor Impairment [Robbin Newton]
11:30 - 12:00 pm Assistive Technology for Learning and Communication [Dianamari Castillo-Ruiz]
12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch
Developmental Pediatrics for Pediatricians and Pediatric Neurologists [Chair: Joan Jasien]
1:00 - 1:30 pm Developmental Delays: Guidelines for Screening and Management [Ave Lachiewicz]
1:30 - 2:00 pm Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and American Disability Act (ADA) School-Based Rights [Jane Wettach]
2:00 - 2:30 pm Special Education for School Age Children [Jane Wettach]
2:30 - 3:00 pm Adolescents with Disabilities [Joan Jasien]
3:30 - 3:45 pm Break
Developmental Pediatrics for Pediatricians and Pediatric Neurologists [Chair: Purnima Valdez]
3:45 - 4:15 pm Quality of Life Perspectives in Children with Disabilities [Ray Barfield]
4:15 - 4:45 pm Cell Therapy - Hope for Families Who Need It [Jessica Sun]

 

 

Epilepsy Update Symposium [Chair: Mohamad Mikati]
9:10 - 9:30 am Status Epilepticus Therapy [Dmitry Tchapjinkov]
9:30 - 10:00 am Neurostimulation in Epilepsy [Saurabh Sinha]
10:00 - 10:30 am Newer Antiepileptic Therapies: Adolescents and Adults [Rodney Radtke]
10:30 - 11:00 am Newer Antiepileptic Therapies: Children [Muhammad Zafar]
11:00 - 11:30 am Epilepsy Surgery: Emerging Techniques [Carrie Muh]
11:30 -12:00 pm Genetics of Epilepsy: Implications on Therapy [Mohamad Mikati]
12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch
Hot Topics in Pediatric Neurology [Chair: Klaus Werner]
1:00 - 1:30 pm Abortive Treatment of Headache Algorithm [Elizabeth Rende]
1:30 - 2:00 pm Tuberous Sclerosis [Klaus Werner]
2:00 - 2:30 pm Anterior Fossa Tumors: Surgical Management and Outcomes [Eric Thompson]
2:30 - 3:00 pm Neuropsychology Role in Operative Planning and Follow-up [Melanie Bonner]
3:00 - 3:30 pm Case Discussions [Pediatric Neurology Residents]
3:30 - 3:45 pm Break
Hot Topics in Pediatric Neurology: Sleep Disorders: A Wake Up Call! [Sujay Kansagra]
3:45 - 4:15 pm Sleep Apnea in Children [Richard Kravitz]
4:15 - 4:45 pm Parasomnias and Narcolepsy [Sujay Kansagra]
 

 

Neuro Sciences Nursing Symposium [Chair: Jennifer Street]
9:10 - 9:30 am Migraine Headache Management and Treatment [Klaus Werner]
9:30 - 10:00 am Epilepsy Monitoring Unit Admission Process [Lisa Messer]
10:00 - 10:30 am Seizure Types [Jennifer Street]
10:30 - 11:00 am Epilepsy Syndromes [Dmitry Tchapyjinkov]
11:00 - 11:30 am Pseudo Seizures [Dmitry Tchapyjinkov]
11:30  - 12:00 pm Conversion/Pseudo Seizure Treatment [Katharine Ramsdell]
12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch
Hot Topics in Pediatric Neurology [Chairs: Lyndsey Prange / Carolyn Pizoli]
1:00 - 1:30 pm Ketogenic Diet [Candy Richardson]
1:30 - 2:00 pm Automated Home Seizure Detection and Management Devices [Lyndsey Prange]
2:00 - 2:30 pm Pediatric Neurology Intensive Care [Carolyn Pizoli]
2:30  - 3:00 pm Concussion in Children [Carolyn Pizoli]
3:00 - 3:30 pm Fetal Neurology [Monica Lemmon]
3:30 - 3:45 pm Break
Neurosciences Nursing Practical Session [Chair: Jennifer Street]
3:45 - 4:15 pm Virtual Jane - Seizure Simulation Session I [David Spain]
(Not eligible for CME credits)
4:15 - 4:45 pm Virtual Jane - Seizure Simulation Session II [David Spain]
(Not eligible for CME credits)

For more information, please contact Vickie Wilson at vickie.wilson@duke.edu.