Conference for Physicians, PAs, NPs and School Nurses

Friday, May 4, 2018

Augusta Community Care Building
64 Sports Medicine Drive
Fishersville, VA 22939

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Medical Society of Virginia through the joint providership of Carilion Clinic’s CME Program and the Virginia Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics. Carilion Clinic’s CME Program is accredited by The Medical Society of Virginia to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Carilion Clinic’s CME Program designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

7:15 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 8:10 a.m. Welcome/Introductions
Robert Gunther, MD, FAAP
AAP District Vice-Chairman
Tracy White, MA, BSN, RN
VDOE, School Health Specialist

8:10 a.m. – 9:10 a.m. Environmental Health, Climate Change
Jerry Paulson, MD
Professor in the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services

Objective: Describe educational management of environmental health and climate experienced by school age children.

9:10 a.m. – 10:05 a.m. Adolescent Health Immunization Update
Overcoming Barriers to Immunization
Marshall P. Vogt, MPH, CIC®,
Virginia Department of Health Epidemiologist
Sandy Chung, MD, FAAP
Virginia Chapter-AAP Vice President

Objective: Identify issues experienced by the adolescent population

10:05 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Break

10:20 – 11:15 a.m. Public Health Update
Marissa Levine, MD, MPG, FAAFP
State Health Commissioner
Virginia Department of Health

Objective: List current public health issues facing youth
citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Virginia Health Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery
Colonel Bob Mauskapf
Director, Office of Emergency Preparedness
Virginia Department of Health

Objective: Present an enhanced awareness of the governance, players and their capabilities, and practice of VA. Health Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery

Stop the Bleed Presentation
Leonard J. Weireter Jr. MD FACS
Arthur and Marie Kirk Family Professor of Surgery Eastern Virginia Medical School Vice-chair American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma

Objective: Demonstrate how to RECOGNIZE and CONTROL life-threatening hemorrhage.


1:10 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. Mental Health-Anxiety
Bella Sood, MD or staff
Senior Professor, Child Mental Health Policy
VCUHS Chair Child Psychiatry

Objective: Develop techniques to share with patients to help cope with anxiety.

1:50 – 2:40 p.m. Adolescent Health Transition
Julia Taylor, MD, MA
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics,
University of Virginia School of Medicine

Pat Haymes, JD
Director, Office of Dispute Resolution at
Virginia Department of Education

Objective: Define transitioning adolescents with special health care needs transitioning from high school to adult care

2:40 p.m. – 2:55 p.m. Break

2:55 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. School Absenteeism Panel
Julia Taylor, MD, MA
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Virginia School of Medicine

Joseph Wharff
School Counselor Specialist
Virginia Department of Education

Bella Sood, MD
Senior Professor, Child Mental Health Policy
VCUHS Chair Child Psychiatry

Objective: Discuss the management of school absenteeism and coordination between the medical home and the school in addressing these concerns

4:00 p.m. Adjourn

VAAP/DOE Room Block

Cut off April 1, 2018 – Days Inn, 2060 Rosser Ave, Waynesboro, Virginia 22980.

Please call the hotel at 540-943-1101 to make your reservation.

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