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Clinical Paediatric Update

Program 2021

  • Friday 28th May - CPU Day 1

     Time   Speakers       Session title
     09:00   Professor Sarath Ranganathan                                                         
    Introduction and Welcome
     09:15 Dr Sarah McNab
    Update from the journals
    Associate Professor Michelle Telfer
    Gender dysphoria - how to create a safe space to discuss gender identity and management prior to MDT access
    Dr Georgina Tiller
    Rheumatology pearls for the general paediatrician
     10:45 - 11:15   Break
     11:15 Dr Daniel Peyton
    Staying apart to keep us together - evidence based online mental health supports for kids
     11:45 Dr Rachael Kermond
    Nephrotic syndrome 
    Professor Franz Babl
    New head injury guidelines - a brief update
     12:30 Dr. Neil Wimalasundera
    Care for children post significant head injury/concussion
     13:00 - 13:45             

     13:45 Dr Josh Osowicki
    Debugging paediatric hospital care for infectious diseases: which barking dogmas still bite?
     14:15 Associate Professor Jane Munro
    How we are caring for each other - the pandemic kindness movement and building an organisational culture of care  
     14:45 - 15:00 Break
     15:00 Associate Professor Chris Barnes
    Common haematology referrals
     15:30 Dr Claire Wilkin
    Behavioural de-escalation: lessons from the ED
     16:00 Close of Day 1  

    Saturday 29th May - CPU Day 2     

     Time   Speakers       Session title
     09:00  Dr Mary White
    Abnormal thyroid function tests - now what?                                                                                                                                                                              
     09:30 Dr Susan Robertson
    Common referrals to the Dermatology clinic: a refresher for general paediatricians
     10:00 Dr Jeff Kao                                                                      
    From little things big things grow - considerations in children with faltering growth
     10:30 Break
     11:00 Dr Danielle Longmore
    Obesity management update
     11:20 Dr. Danielle Longmore, Meg McClintock, Erin Haskins and Professor Melissa Wake
    Panel discussion- an approach to goal setting in children with obesity 
     12:00 Closing remarks
    Dr Melinda Morpeth and Dr Emma Weisz