Neonatology : International Neonatal Conference

Miami Neonatology Conference Program

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

• Determine best practices in the special nutritional needs of premature infants.
• Identify the differences between the use of fresh versus banked human milk.
• Discuss new developments in respiratory support in preterm infants.
• Discuss interaction between patient and ventilator.
• Update the newest recommendations for resuscitation of newborn infants.
• Recognize the ethical and moral implications for physicians and families regarding the care of extremely immature infants.
• Discuss the management strategies for caring for infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
• Update the current approaches to the use of surfactant therapy in premature infants.
• Assess the long-term developmental and respiratory outcomes of survivors of neonatal intensive care.
• Discuss the newest approaches to the management of anemia in the newborn.
• Examine the interactions between congenital heart disease and brain development.
• Appraise best practices in protecting the neonatal brain.
• Describe new developments in the management of newborns with cardiovascular failure.
• Discuss the current management controversies regarding the use of caffeine in the neonate.
• Examine best approaches to optimizing long-term outcomes for infants post-discharge from the NICU.

DATES: Sunday, November 10th thru Wednesday, November 13th, 2019


SERVICES FOR THE DISABLED: If special arrangements are required for an individual with a disability to attend this conference, contact the Division of Neonatology at 305-585-7727 and the Loews Hotel, Miami Beach at 1-888-879-0462 at least 15 days prior to conference.

TARGET AUDIENCE: This conference is directed towards Neonatologists, Obstetricians/Perinatologists, Pediatricians, Physician Assistants, Respiratory Therapists, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Neonatal Nurses, and other health care professionals within the fields of Neonatology / Perinatology/ Pediatrics. Simultaneous Spanish translation will be available.

ACCREDITATION: The University of Miami-Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Alexandria Stewart-Scurry RN, MBA is an approved continuing education provider by the Florida Board of Nursing through CE Broker, and her affiliation with the Black Nurses Association-Miami Chapter.

CREDIT DESIGNATION: University of Miami-Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 25.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Total number of credits in the workshop: 6.50 Credits in conference: 18.75

Nurses will be provided with 17 continuing education units (CEU) for the conference and 3 continuing education units (CEU) for the workshop by the BNA, Black Nurses Association.

DISCLOSURE AND CONFLICT OF INTEREST RESOLUTION STATEMENT: In accordance with the 2004 Updated ACCME Standards for Commercial Support the University of Miami-Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine requires everyone in a position to control the content of a Continuing Medical Education activity – the Course Director(s), Planning Committee Members and all individuals participating as speakers, moderators or authors to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. All potential conflicts of interest are identified and resolved prior to the education activity being provided to learners. Disclosure of relevant financial relationship(s) will be provided to learners prior to the beginning of the educational activity.

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