2018 Conference - Agenda

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Thursday, June 21, 2018
7:30 - 11:30 am
District VIII Council Meeting
11:30 am - 12:30 pm “Meet the Fellows” Luncheon (Invitation Only, All Fellows and District Council)
12:30 - 4:30 pm
Fellows Workshop (Invited Directors)
4:30 - 6:00 pm
GENERAL POSTER SESSION (all posters and protocols)
with research author attendance
6:00 - 8:00 pm

(attendees and guests): Miniature golf tourney, family search stations, and dinner

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

SPEAKER (for attendees and guests)
Precision Medicine: Outlive your Family History (60’) (Willard Dere, MD)

Friday, June 22, 2018
7:00 - 7:30 am
BREAKFAST and Exhibits
7:30 - 9:30 am
Morning Moderator:  Sabrina Malone-Jenkins

Transfusion-Associated NEC: What Do We Really Know? (45’) (Bob Christensen)

Recombinant Erythropoeitin Use in Term Neonates (45’) (Sunny Juul)

Abstract: Decreased Rates of Necrotizing Enterocolitis after implementing a Probiotic Protocol (15') (Mehtab Sekhon, MD, fellow, University of Utah)

Abstract: PDA outcome: the basis for decreasing the variability in PDA management (15') (Min Hwang, MD, fellow, Kapiolani, Hawaii)

9:30 - 10:00 am

BREAK and Exhibits

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Abstract: Urine Hepcidin and Iron Regulation in Preterm Infants (15') (Kendell German, MD, fellow, University of Washington)

Hemolytic Diseases (45’) (Bob Christensen)

Iron Sufficiency (30’) (Brianna Macqueen)

Darbepoetin in NICU Care (30’) (Robin Ohls)

12:00 - 1:00 pm
Sheree Kuo, District VIII Chair and Exec Committee Updates (15'), Lily Lou, SONPM update and 2019 Conference preview (15’), Sharla Rent, TECaN presentation (5'), and Exhibits
1:00 - 3:00 pm

Afternoon Moderator:  Shannon Jenkins

Safe and Effective Anemia Prevention Strategies (45’) (Patrick Carroll)

Understanding Neonatal Thrombocytopenia (60’) (Bob Christensen)

Abstract: Operative Repair in Diaphragmatic Hernia: How Long Do We Really Need to Wait? (15') (Kyley Cox, MS2, student, University of Utah)

3:00 - 3:30 pm
BREAK and Exhibits
3:30 - 5:30 pm

Abstract: Comparison of Early Postnatal Prediction Models for Survival without ECMO in Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (15') (Mehtab Sekhon, MD, fellow, University of Utah)

Hematology Tests You Need to Know and Use:

New Tests Available at a Laboratory Near You: IG%, IPF, Retic Hgb (40’) (Brianna Macqueen)

New Tests Coming to a Laboratory Near You: Automated Quantification of Schistocytes, FRC%, FRC/uL (20’) (Allison Judkins)

Quiz and Roundtable Discussion (60')

5:30 pm
6:00 - 9:30 pm
A TASTE OF PARK CITY NIGHT (included with registration)

6-6:30 pm Le Bus Zermatt to Historic Main Street Park City
6:30 - 9:30 pm Group I: Ghost Tour then dinner then browse and shop
​6:30 - 9:30 pm Group II: Dinner then Ghost Tour or browse and shop
Note: Ghost Tours are optional (sign up online when registering).  More time to browse and shop is the alternative.  Dinner is at one of 3 city restaurants (you choose).  See activities page.
9:30 pm Le Bus Historic Main Street to Zermatt, arrive 10 pm
Saturday, June 23, 2018
7:00 - 7:30 am
Breakfast and Exhibits
7:30 - 9:30 am
Faculty: University of Utah Departments of OB and Pediatrics
Chair and Moderator: Marcela Smid
Opioids, Opiates and Pregnancy (oops): The Impact of the Opioid Epidemic on Pregnant Women (60') (Marcela Smid)
SBIRT Workshop (Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment) (60’) (Melissa Cheng)
Will fulfill Utah state opiate education requirements for re-licensure
9:30 - 10:00 am
Break and Exhibits
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
SBIRT Workshop (60’) (Melissa Cheng) 
(continued and completed)
Naloxone Project training (60’) (Jennifer Plumb)  
12:00 pm
7:30 - 9:30 am


Faculty: Kimberly Friddle, PhD, APRN, Camille Fung, MD, Lenora Marcellus, RN, Matthew Grossman, MD 

Chair and Moderator: Jack Dolcourt, MD
Effective Use of NAS Scoring Systems (30’) (Kimberly Friddle, PhD, APRN)

NAS Adjunct Medications, Control, and Weaning (30’) (Camille Fung, MD)

NAS: Reconsidering the Standard Approach (45’) (Matthew Grossman, MD

Abstract: The Parental Experience of Uncertainty in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unity (15') (Jeanne Krick, MD, fellow, University of Washington)

9:30 - 10:00 am

Break and Exhibits

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Abstract: Does Corrected Fortification Improve Nutrient Composition of Human Milk When Compared to Standard Fortification? A Prospective Study (15') (Anish Pillai, MD, fellow, British Columbia Women's and Childrens)

Non-Pharmacologic Innovative Practices for NAS (45’) (Lenora Marcellus, RN)

Mortality and Long-Term Outcomes after NAS Treatment (30’) (Matthew Grossman, MD)

Quiz and Roundtable Discussion (30’)

12:00 - 1:00 pm GENERAL POSTER SESSION with ALL authors attending
1:00 pm ADJOURN NEO Track - afternoon free
(Tracy Karp, Kimberlee Allred, Julianne Schiefelbein)
6:30 - 9:30 pm

(not included in registration)

Sunday, June 24, 2018
7:00 - 7:30 am
Breakfast and Exhibits
7:30 - 8:30 am
​with QI and protocol authors attending
8:30 - 10:30 am
Chair and Moderator: Steve Minton, MD
Start Swimming or Sink Like a Stone? Changing Times in NICU Reimbursement (45’) (John Zupancic, MD)

Abstract: Impact of documentation of apnea, bradycardia and desaturations on sepsis workups (15') (Beatrice Stefanescu, MD, fellow, University of New Mexico)
Abstract: Test and Treatment Decision Thresholds for Early-Onset Neonatal Sepsis (15') (Sharla Rent, MD, fellow, University of Michigan)
Abstract: A Multi-center Initiative to Improve Admission Temperature in VLBW Infants using Thermoregulation Bundle (15') (Mente Dalere, MD, Neonatology Specialists of Las Vegas)
Abstract: Point of Care Ultrasound Guidance for PICC Line Monitoring (PUP): A Pilot Study (15') (Patrick Motz, MD, fellow, University of Washington)
Abstract: Oral Dextrose Gel Treatment of Newborns with Hypoglycemia Reduces NICU Admissions (15') (Stephen Minton, MD, Utah Valley Regional Medical Center)
10:30 - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Value Metric Revealed: Do Low-Cost Leaders have worse Outcomes? (30’) (Joseph Kaempf, MD)

Making Sense of Length of Stay Analysis (30’) (John Zupancic, MD)
12:00 - 12:30 pm
Awards, Grand Prize Raffle, and Farewell
12:30 pm
CONFERENCE ADJOURNS until 2019 in Anchorage, AK