Science of Hyperbilirubinemia
Science of Hyperbilirubinemia
Clinical Pathways of Bilirubin Production, Metabolism and Excretion and Effective Phototherapy Treatment
Each year, approximately 60 – 70% of term and near-term infants will become visibly jaundiced. Jaundice management is one of the leading causes for hospital readmission during the first two weeks of life and one of the major reasons for prolonged hospitalization in an otherwise healthy term newborn.
Please join us for a review the physiology of hyperbilirubinemia and evidence based clinical practice/treatment guidelines.
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Course Instructors: Judy Moore
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2018 EARLY HEARING DETECTION & INTERVENTION MEETING In its 17th year, the EHDI Meeting has built a strong reputation for bringing together a wide variety of
2018 EARLY HEARING DETECTION & INTERVENTION MEETING
In its 17th year, the EHDI Meeting has built a strong reputation for bringing together a wide variety of attendees including those who: work in state Early Hearing Detection and Intervention programs; assist in EHDI efforts on the federal level; provide screening, diagnostic and early intervention support at the state/ local level to young children with hearing loss and their families; champion Medical Home activities within each state; are parents of children with hearing loss; or are deaf or hard-of-hearing adults who are helping to expand opportunities for young children with hearing loss. EHDI Meeting participants will range from state and local programs to the federal level and from academics to families.
GOAL OF THE EHDI ANNUAL MEETING
The goal of the annual EHDI Meeting is to enhance the implementation of comprehensive state-based Early HearingDetection and Intervention (EHDI) programs. After participating in the meeting, participants will be better able to:
Identify and promote knowledge and awareness of successful strategies for implementing comprehensive state-based EHDI programs that include screening, audiologic diagnostic evaluation, early intervention, medical home, reporting, tracking, surveillance, loss to follow-up issues, data integration, and other related surveillance components.
Interpret and describe current research and research methods related to EHDI.
Examine cultural competence of providers and assess their ability to work with children who are deaf or hard of hearing, their families, and communities.
Discuss the importance of enhancing and creating new and ongoing working relationships among federal agencies, non-profit organizations, state health departments and educational agencies, advocacy groups, families, and professionals.
By registering for the Annual EHDI Meeting, all participants agree to abide by the following Principles of Participation:
The right to participate in the EHDI Annual Meeting is fundamental to ensuring open dialogue between all EHDI stakeholders. The Meeting Organizers encourage respectful dialogue as a key element of participation among all meeting participants. The EHDI Annual Meeting opposes the disruption of any meeting sessions or events that results in the inability for dialogue to take place.
The EHDI Annual Meeting reserves the right to withdraw the name badge, and therefore deny access, to participants who do not adhere to these Principles of Participation.
The 2018 EHDI Annual Meeting Planning Committee has developed guidelines to maximize access for all participants in the EHDI Meeting. To read the guidelines, please click here
We hope you will be able to join us for an exciting Meeting in Denver, CO!
march 18 (Sunday) - 20 (Tuesday)
Hyatt Regency Denver
650 15th Street Denver, Colorado, USA, 80202
AAPOS is the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. The organization's goals are to advance the quality of children's eye care, support the training of pediatric ophthalmologists, support research activities
AAPOS is the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. The organization’s goals are to advance the quality of children’s eye care, support the training of pediatric ophthalmologists, support research activities in pediatric ophthalmology, and advance the care of adults with strabismus.
march 18 (Sunday) - 21 (Wednesday)
1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA
Vestibular Rehabilitation: A Competency-Based CourseThis intense, evidence-based, six-day course is designed for physical therapists, occupational therapists
Vestibular Rehabilitation: A Competency-Based Course
This intense, evidence-based, six-day course is designed for physical therapists, occupational therapists and MDs with experience treating patients/clients with vestibular deficits. The course consists of lecture and laboratory sessions with additional self-study sessions. All participants will be expected to demonstrate assessment skills to the faculty including: oculomotor examination with emphasis on the identification normal and abnormal eye movements, balance and gait assessment with identification of fall risk, and functional assessments. Participants will also be expected to demonstrate appropriate treatment procedures for BPPV affecting posterior, anterior and horizontal canals for both cupulolithiasis and canalithiasis, for unilateral and bilateral peripheral vestibular disorders, and for central vestibular disorders including traumatic brain injury and stroke. Emphasis will be on utilizing assessment results to develop an effective treatment plan. The course will include written, video and practical examinations. This course is NOT designed to be an introductory course, and it is strongly recommended that participants have experience treating people with vestibular deficits and/or have completed a previous vestibular course.
Two certificates are given in this course – one for attendance and one for achievement. It is our intent that the certificate of achievement signifies that, at the time the course was given, the student demonstrated proper performance of certain skills (based on practical exams) and understood basic information (based on two written exams) related to vestibular rehabilitation. The granting of the achievement certificate in no way certifies that the student retains those skills and knowledge or applies them appropriately in the future.
march 19 (Monday) - 24 (Saturday)
Emory Conference Center and Hotel
1615 Clifton Road, NE Atlanta, Georgia 30329
The 29th Annual Jack Crawford Day will focus on Technology and Innovation in Paediatric Ophthalmology. The day will include topics relevant to both pediatric and general eye specialists including emerging therapies,
The 29th Annual Jack Crawford Day will focus on Technology and Innovation in Paediatric Ophthalmology. The day will include topics relevant to both pediatric and general eye specialists including emerging therapies, developing diagnostics, innovating surgery, and technology controversies.
We welcome international guest speakers including Craig Donaldson, Anthony Moore, and Michael O’Keefe.
This overall goal of this program is to delve into technology and innovation in paediatric ophthalmology, providing attendees with a historical perspective and current trends in technology, practical tips for new diagnostic test and treatments, and a view toward future innovations.
At the conclusion of the meeting the attendee will:
- Recognize how technology has changed paediatric ophthalmology practice over the past 20 years
- Describe how to best utilize current technologies, including wide-field angiography, collagen cross-linking, telemedicine, and imaging technologies such as optical coherence tomography
- Cite examples of innovative treatments, including gene therapy for retinal dystrophies, refractive surgery, and image-guided orbital surgery
All Day (Friday)
The Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning
686 Bay Street Toronto, Ontario M5G 0A4 Canada
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AORN 2018 Executive Leadership SummitNurse leaders today are expected to spearhead innovation – forging clinical and financial solutions. Gain the knowledge and tools to effectively participate in C-suite conversations and leave
Executive Leadership Summit
Nurse leaders today are expected to spearhead innovation – forging clinical and financial solutions. Gain the knowledge and tools to effectively participate in C-suite conversations and leave prepared for the future of healthcare.
Three days of learning from renowned speakers on critical topics for both new leaders and experienced executives. Plus, access to recordings of all concurrent education sessions held at the Executive Leadership Summit and Global Surgical Conference & Expo – up to one month after you return home.
Connect with over 600 perioperative leaders. You’ll have a chance to share challenges and solutions during session breaks in the private networking lounge.
Exhibit Hall, Extra Education, and Fun
As an attendee of the Executive Leadership Summit, you’ll gain access to the exhibit hall, education sessions, posters, and fun activities taking place at AORN’s Global Surgical Conference & Expo.
- Change Strategies
- Disruptive Innovation
- Future of Surgical Services
- Hiring Practices
- Hot Topics
- OR Construction
- Surgeons Performance
- Team Competence
- And More!
Value-Based Health Care and The Future of Surgical Services
David C. Chin, MD, MBA
Learn about the major federal and state health care policies that are driving value-based purchasing of health care. David Chin will share his insights on the key financial forces in the current health care system and their implications for the business of surgical services and what you need to consider to remain profitable.
Truths and Myths about Teams: Transforming Our Thinking about Competence
Lorelei Lindgard, PhD
The health care professionals community has embraced the notion of “expert teams” as critical to its clinical and educational mandates. But our conventional emphasis on individual competence is ill-suited to training and assessing teamwork. Using stories of clinical teamwork, this presentation describes some paradoxical truths and persistent myths about health care teamwork, and introduces the concept of “collective competence” as a way of making sense of both.
Disruptive Innovation in Health Care: How Innovation is Driving Surgical Efficiency, Safety, Waste, and is Now the New Epicenter in Health Care
There are Four Future Shifts that will affect the “health care ecosystem” in a very big way. In fact, the shifts will determine the success or failure of both health care business and clinical models. These shifts include Disruptive Innovation, Consumerization, Connection Architecture, and Digital Disruption. The best hospitals and clinics are leveraging Innovation Best Practice, Patient Experience (PX) Design, and a wide range of enabling technologies to drive efficiencies and operational excellence while concurrently delivering world-class surgical quality, throughput, and efficiency. The best organizations in health care are leveraging innovative best practice and future-casting activities; future-proof their enterprise. Learn how to apply new best practices to drive growth, efficiencies, and practice success. This program will also provide key insights as to the future trajectory of supply, surgery, and the delivery of health care in a time of consumerization.
march 25 (Sunday) - 27 (Tuesday)
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
1001 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70113