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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. 

The following information will be posted as soon as it becomes available:

  • Symposia Goals
  • Learning Objectives
  • Accreditation
  • Registration
  • Cancellation Policy
  • Accommodations
  • Target Audience
Preliminary Agenda
7:00 - 7:45 am Registration
7:45 - 8:00 am Opening Remarks
Hot Topics  
8:00 - 8:30 am mTOR Pathway: A New Window for Precision Therapy
2:30 - 3:00 pm Pediatric Neurology Intensive Care
3:30 - 4:00 pm Tuberous Sclerosis
3:45 - 4:15 pm Concussion in Children
4:15 - 4:45 pm Fetal Neurology
Developmental Pediatrics for Pediatricians
9:00 - 9:30 am Developmental Delays: Guidelines for Screening and Management
9:30 - 9:45 am Prediction of Delays in Infancy
9:45 - 10:15 am Tone/Spasticity Assessment and Medical Management
10:15 - 11:45 am Tone/Spasticity Surgical Management
10:45 - 11:15 am Tone/Spasticity Complications: Orthopedic Surgical Management
11:15 - 11:45 am Assistive Technology for Children with Motor Impairment
11:45 am - 12:15 pm Assistive Technology for Learning and Communication
12:15 - 12:30 pm Adolescents with Disabilities
1:30 - 2:00 pm Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and American Disability Act (ADA) School Based Rights
2:00 - 2:30 pm Special Education for School Age Children
2:30 - 3:00 pm NC Resources for Special Needs Children
3:00 - 3:30 pm Racism, an Adverse Childhood Experience
3:45 - 4:15 pm Quality of Life Perspectives in Children with Disabilities
4:15 - 4:45 pm Cell Therapy - Hope for Families Who Need It
Pediatric Neurology/Epilepsy Update Symposium
9:00 - 9:30 am Status Epilepticus Therapy
9:30 - 10:00 am Localization in Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery
10:00 - 10:30 am Genetics of Epilepsy: Implications on Therapy
10:30 - 11:00 am Newer Antiepileptic Therapies, Adolescent and Adults
11:00 - 11:30 am Antiepileptic Therapies - Children
11:30 am -12:00 pm Epilepsy Surgery: Emerging Techniques
12:00 - 12:30 pm Neurostimulation in Epilepsy
1:30 - 2:00 pm Abortive Therapies of Seizures - Emergency Therapy Algorithm
2:00 - 2:30 pm Improving Understanding and Management of Headaches
2:30 - 3:00 pm Anterior Fossa Tumors: Surgical Management and Outcomes
3:00 - 3:30 pm Neuropsychology Role in Operative Planning and Follow-up
3:45 - 4:15 pm Sleep Apnea in Children
4:15 - 4:45 pm Parasomnias and Narcolepsy
Neuro Sciences Nursing Symposium
9:00 - 9:30 am Migraine Headache Management and Treatment
9:30 - 10:00 am Ketogenic Diet
10:00 - 10:30 am Epilepsy Monitoring and Admission
10:30 - 11:00 am Seizure Medications: An Overview
11:00 - 11:30 am Seizure Types: Video Presentation
11:30 am - 12:00 pm Conversion Disorder/Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizure
12:00 - 12:30 pm Automated Home Seizure Detections and Management Devices
2:30  - 3:00 pm Virtual Jane - Seizure Simulation Session I
3:00 - 3:30 pm Virtual Jane - Seizure Simulation Session II

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