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West Virginia Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics 2020 Annual Meeting

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Stonewall Resort

940 Resort Drive

Roanoke, WV 26447

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"Optimizing Child Health in West Virginia"

Please join us for the annual spring meeting of the West Virginia Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics. This two-day seminar will provide the practitioner with information on relevant up-to-date topics in pediatrics.

Who should attend? Pediatricians, Family Practitioners, School Health Practitioners, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Child Psychiatrists, Child Psychologists.

Registration includes course materials, CME credit, lunch, break, reception and dinner on Friday, and breakfast on Saturday. Reservations for the reception and dinner for spouses/guests can be made for $35/person. Residents and medical students must register, but there is no charge for the meeting.

Please make sure to click on the green "Tickets" button and select the appropriate options (pre-meeting workshop, Full Meeting, Day 1, dinner guests, sponsor a resident, etc.). This year additional registration options have been provided to meet the needs of participants. You WILL NOT need to present the Eventbrite tickets at the meeting.

For the complete meeting agenda and guide visit: https://www.wvaap.com/annual-meeting.html

Course Objectives

  • Prescribe new recommendations for peanut
    introduction during early infancy

  • Employ practical screening for pediatric
    immunodeficiency disorders

  • Perform proper diagnostic testing, and prescribe
    appropriate treatment and effective preventive
    measures for measles

  • Counsel parents effectively about measles
    vaccination

  • Identify patients meeting diagnostic criteria for
    specific eating disorders, and apply criteria to
    formally rate the severity of illness

  • Formulate an appropriate plan for evaluation and
    treatment of patients with eating disorders

  • Understand the utility of common rheumatologic
    tests

  • Diagnose and manage the child with rheumatologic
    disorders, like juvenile idiopathic arthritis and
    pediatric fibromyalgia

  • Appreciate the most pressing issues faced by
    private practice pediatricians in West Virginia

  • Increase pediatric knowledge base for maintenance
    of certification by viewing the question and answers
    in the resident knowledge bowl competition

  • Diagnose and manage the child with endocrine
    disorders, like short stature and precocious puberty

  • Diagnose concussion, identify post-concussive
    syndrome and become familiar with
    accommodations to return to play

  • Formulate a wellness plan and partake in effective
    wellness activities

Location/Lodging

The conference will be held at the Stonewall Jackson Resort in Roanoke, WV. Rooms have been reserved at the Stonewall Jackson Resort. Call 304-269-7400 to reserve a room at the conference rate of $129.00 + taxes & fees per night by March 17, 2019. Please indicate you are attending the WV Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics Spring Meeting.

You may reserve your room online: http://bookings.ihotelier.com/bookings.jsp?groupID=2287317&hotelID=15435


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Stonewall Resort

940 Resort Drive

Roanoke, WV 26447

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