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Join us for this special anniversary year celebrating the 40th year of the Florida Suncoast Pediatric Conference and the 90th Anniversary of our hospital. This year's program includes exceptional guest speakers and state-of-the-art information on current trends in pediatrics and its specialties. Attendees will be able to hear from nationally recognized specialists and learn about the services of Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital while enjoying the beautiful and relaxing tropical setting of The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.
Keynote Speaker - Mobeen Rathore, MD
"Emerging Infectious Disease"
Dr. Rathore, is Professor and Founding Director of the University of Florida Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Education (UF CARES). He is Hospital Epidemiologist, and Chief, Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Wolfson Children's Hospital. He is the Past President of Duval County Medical Society and the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is Co-Director of the Community Engagement Program of the UF Clinical and Translation Science Institute and Medical Director of the Children’s Medical Services for northeast Florida. Dr. Rathore has received over $60 million dollars in funding for research and program development. He is the Founding Director of Jax Health Matters, a community engagement and outreach program.
Dr. Rathore is on the Sub-Board in Pediatric Infectious Diseases of the American Board of Pediatrics. He serves on several national guideline committees including the Committee on Infectious Diseases of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Outpatient Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and currently on Editorial Boards of Red Book and Pediatrics in Review and previously of AAP Grand Rounds.
Sports Nutritional Supplements, Allergy Immunotherapy, Medical Marijuana, Medical Mission Trips, Parasomnias, Suicide, Infectious Diseases, Pediatric Guidelines, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, Eye Trauma, Technology for Special Needs Children, Primary Care Follow-Up for Cancer Survivors and much more!
Learning Objectives: After attending this activity, participants will demonstrate the ability to:
Apply recent pediatric guideline recommendations.
Outline effective behavior modification for suicidal children.
Provide advice regarding the use of common performance-enhancing supplements in sports.
Arrange an appropriate referral to ophthalmologists for patients with common eye problems.
Propose a treatment plan that includes technology devices for children with special needs.
Manage and refer children with parasomnias.
Advise families about indications for allergy immunotherapies.
Provide nutritional advice for families wishing to feed vegetarian diets to their children.
Provide effective nutritional counseling for overweight children and their families.
Provide requested information about emerging infections, including Zika virus.
Decide the feasibility of participating in a medical mission trip.
Target Audience: This conference is designed for the continuing education of pediatricians, pediatric residents, family practice physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other pediatric and adolescent healthcare professionals.
Accreditation Statement This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Florida Board of Nursing. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - Sunday, June 18, 2017
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The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota1111 Ritz-Carlton DriveSarasota, Florida 34236941-309-2050
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