March 16-19, 2017
Intercontinental Miami, 
100 Chopin Plaza, 
Miami, FL 33131

Workshops & Symposiums

The 52nd Annual PPGC offers two concurrent two-hour workshops between 1:30pm-3:30pm on Days 1-3 of the conference. Registrants will have the choice to attend one of the concurrent workshops on each day of the conference, except on Day 4. (The conference will adjourn at 12:30pm on Day 4.) Please choose your workshops during registration and note that workshops are not included in the e-PPGC virtual course.

 
Time DAY 1
3/16/17
DAY 2
3/17/17 
DAY 3
3/18/17
1:30pm-3:30pm

W-1A: Workshop #1- CASES I LEARNED FROM - (4 Specialties: Dermatology, Orthopedics, Neurology, and Endocrinology)
Diva De Leon-Crutchlow, MD, MSCE
Stephen George, MD

This session will be conducted as case-based discussions by 4 different subspecialties each of which will be given 30 minutes to discuss 1-2 cases related to the specialty that highlight a learning objective for the primary care physician including: What to do in practice? Test to order? Diagnosis to think about?

W-2C: Workshop #3- PROTECTING YOUR PRACTICE IN THE AGE OF TECHNOLOGY

  • EMR Documentation and Legality
  • Texting, Email and HIPAA
  • Telemedicine Roles and legal implications

Jeffrey Kile, MD, MHA
Jacques Orces, DO

Documentation is one of the most important ways to legally protect your practice. Primary care practices as they embark on embracing technology through EMR, Blogs, texting, emails,… might be inadvertently compromising HIPAA and/ or legality / liability documentation. This workshop is intended to train the attendees in avoiding legal pitfalls and adopting healthy practices when it comes to technology. This will be an interactive workshop with Q&A..

W-3E: Workshop #5- HOME SWEET HOME: The Nuts and Bolts of NCQA Practice Recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH)
Suzanne Berman, MD, FAAP

A national expert will be invited to give this workshop from the AAP Medical Home initiative. The session is intended to help pediatricians get their practices recognized by NCQA as a PCMH. This will give them opportunity for increased reimbursement and better negotiation power. It is expected that attendees will leave with practical tools and where to start and what they need to do to meet this designation and where to find the resources.

1:30pm-3:30pm

W-1B: Workshop #2- I CAN’T WAIT: What to do while waiting for an appointment with the specialist
Jesse Reeves-Garcia, MD
Vivian Hernandez-Trujillo, MD
TBD

This session will feature multiple speakers from various specialties. Each of the speakers will focus on 2-3 referral issues faced by the primary care providers and what can the pediatrician start with or do while waiting for the appointment with the specialist in order to expedite the process for each of the discussed entities.

W-2D: Workshop #4- CASES I LEARNED FROM - (4 Specialties: Sports Medicine, Radiology, Pulmonology)
Rachel Pevsner, DO
Annie Casta, MD
TBD

This session will be conducted as case-based discussions by 4 different subspecialties each of which will be given 30 minutes to discuss 1-2 cases related to the specialty that highlight a learning objective for the primary care physician including: What to do in practice? Test to order? Diagnosis to think about?

W-3F: Workshop #6- PAIN MANAGEMENT MINICOURSE

  • Procedural Pain Management in Neonates (AAP)
  • Pediatric Pain Management and Palliative Care
  • Non-Pharmacologic Treatment of Pain

Magaly Diaz-Barbosa, MD

Pain management is a goal for all pediatric providers and neonatologists however, a balance must be achieved between treating pain and overuse of narcotics and analgesics. This workshop will explore tools that providers can use in managing procedural pain in neonates, and managing pain in older children. The speakers will discuss other evidence-based non-pharmacologic pain management tools and measures


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