"Triumphs and Tragedies in Neonatology - Lessons Learned & Pediatric Care of the NICU Graduate - Developmental and Medical"



After the meeting go to http://www.akhcme.com/PBPSNeoPed   to complete your evaluation to receive credit. Evaluation must be completed by Dec. 20, 2016 to receive credit 



Avroy A. Fanaroff, M.D. of Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland OH
- Dr Avroy is a pioneer in Neonatology he is globally acknowledged as an international authority in the field of neonatology, and has contributed greatly to literature in the area of neonatal medicine.

Michelle D. Berkovits, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics,
Psychology Coordinator Miami-North Early Steps Program University of Miami-Miller School of Medicine

Silvia B. Fajardo-Hiriart, M.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics Medical Director Miami-North Early Steps Program University of Miami-Miller School of Medicine

Dates & Locations

Tuesday March 15, 2016
Palm Beach Airport Hilton, 150 Australian Ave, West Palm Beach

Schedule of Meeting

5:30-6:45 Reception & Registration
6:45- 7:00 -Business Meeting 
7:00 – 9:00 Neonatology & Pediatric Care of NICU Graduate Presentation

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Overall Goal of the Program...

Provide better outcomes for the NICU graduate through reviewing the advances and challenges of Neonatal care adding perspective, depth and quality to the role of the Pediatrician caring for the NICU graduate both medically and developmentally.  This is a synergistic education opportunity for Neonatologists, Pediatricians and Pediatric Subspecialties who care for infants from the NICU!

Triumphs and Tragedies in Neonatology-Lessons Learned

Presented by: Avroy Fanaroff, MD
● To review the history of advances in the care and prevention of Rh disease.
● To know the risks and benefits of oxygen therapy in the Newborn.
● To be aware of the hazards of antibiotic therapy in premature neonates.
● To recognize the important advances in the care of preterm neonates resulting in improved survival

Developmental Care and Concerns of the NICU Graduate    

Presented by Michelle Berkovits, Ph.D.
● Identify biological, medical, and psychosocial risk factors for developmental delay among NICU graduates.
● Examine developmental outcomes among high-risk NICU graduates.
● Make appropriate recommendations for developmental follow-up and early intervention services for high-risk NICU graduates.

Medical follow-up of High-risk NICU Graduates

Presented by Silvia B. Fajardo-Hiriart, M.D.,
● To review the transition process for high-risk infants from the NICU to a pediatric medical home.
● To identify the common medical conditions seen in high-risk infants in the follow-up clinic.
● To determine appropriate medical sub-specialty and neurodevelopmental follow-up of high-risk infants

2.0 CME Hours

CME/CE Credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

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 AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Palm Beach Pediatric Society. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Meeting Registration Information

Cost: $35.00 per person for Provider members in good standing (updated profile & registration complete)
Cost: $75.00 per person for guests of members, limited members and non-members

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Regular registration deadline:  March 15, 2016
Late fees will apply if registering past March 10, 2016. All participants must be pre-registered & prepaid.

If you have any questions, please call your MJN Rep who volunteers their time to help: Susie Graham 561-371-0458, Jamie Lorne 561-699-4144 or Casey Laughlin 772-216-1607

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Download the Presentations as a pdf file


assets/docs/2016/2016 3 15 palm beach pediatric society- medical follow-up of high-risk infants fajardo-hiriart.pdf

assets/docs/2016/fanaroff and tragedies in neonatology lessons learned 3 16 2016 pbps.pdf

assets/docs/2016/pediatric care of the nicu graduate 3-15-16 berkovits.pdf