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Tuesday, December 8, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Accredited Virtual Half Day Symposium

Learn how simple lab tests can teach you about a patient’s metabolic homeostasis. Abnormal results in telltale combinations can raise or lower your suspicion about an underlying inborn error and point you toward a treatable diagnosis!

The half day virtual symposium will feature a mix of case-based didactic lectures and practical workshops that appeal to a range of participants’ learning styles. CME credits and MOC Part II points will be available!

The conference registration fee is $25 for fellows, residents, nurses and allied health, and $50 for all other professionals.
Spot the Red Flags- Lab Results & Patterns That Should Make You Think- Metabolic Disorder! 
Presented by VMP Genetics and Nemours
Other Symposia of Interest to the Neonatal Community
The 10th Annual Bubble CPAP and Non-invasive Respiratory Management of the Neonate Conference and Workshop

In conjunction with Hot Topics in Neonatology, this year’s bubble CPAP conference will be held virtually on December 5th, 2020! 

Our digital conference will include didactic and hands-on demonstration sessions presented by nationally renowned bubble CPAP experts. Topics include foundation and practical application of bubble CPAP, adjunct management strategies with bubble CPAP, non-invasive surfactant instillation and more!

Speakers include:

-Dr. Jen Wung, Children’s Hospital of New York, New York, NY
-Dr. Hany Aly, Cleveland Clinic Children’s, Cleveland, OH
-Dr. Kari Roberts, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
-Dr. Mohamed A. Mohamed, Cleveland Clinic Children’s, Cleveland, OH
-Christopher Thorn, RT, Ann Arbor Hospital, Annapolis, MD
-Kyonna Moore, RN, MPH, and the nursing team, the George Washington University Hospital

To find out more information about the conference and to register, please visit https://smhs.gwu.edu/bubble-cpap/
Playing Well in the Global Sandbox -- The International Neonatal Consortium (INC)
Wednesday, December 9th
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Non-Accredited Virtual Symposium 

The INC was formed more than 5 years ago with the goal of uniting stakeholders from research institutions, industry, regulatory agencies, patient advocacy and other organizations to develop practical tools to be incorporated into clinical trials for neonates, which will then lead to more successful, efficient trial conduct and provide this population with better treatments. This session will summarize INC global impact through the last 5 years and share perspective on INC’s new focus -- Translating Real World Data (RWD) into Real World Evidence (RWE) for Use in Neonatal Clinical Trials. 

Pre-registration is not required for this symposium. 

Breakthrough data on the clinical benefits of Evivo (B. infantis EVC001) in the NICU
Presented by Evolve BioSystems
Monday, December 7, 2020
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. EST
Non-Accredited Virtual Dinner Satellite Symposium

Join us for an in-depth look at the unique clinical benefits and mechanism of feeding Evivo to infants in the NICU. Our speakers will cover published research on the strain superiority of activated B. infantis EVC001, the specific strain of bacteria used in Evivo, as well as clinical outcomes observed with hospital use of Evivo. 

As part of this dinner symposium, attendees within the United States will receive complimentary dinner delivered through Grubhub. Grubhub is currently available in over 4,000 U.S. cities. Details provided upon registration. Please note Evivo with MCT Oil is currently only available to hospitals in the United States.
Registration for the dinner symposium is limited to registered Hot Topics Conference attendees who are Neonatologists, Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, Neonatal Nurses, and Neonatal Dietitians. 

Please note Evivo with MCT Oil is currently only available to hospitals in the United States.

Pre-registration is required. Registration Deadline is Dec 3, 2020.  Register Now

Recommended Standards, Competencies and Best Practices for Infant and Family Centered Developmental Care in the Intensive Care Unit
Presented by Mead Johnson Nutrition

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST
Non-Accredited Satellite Symposium

Join Joy V. Brown, Ph.D., PCNS, IMH-E (IV) and Carol B. Jaeger, DNP, RN, NNP-BC, speaking on behalf of the Gravens Interprofessional Consensus Panel, as they present the emerging science for infant and family centered developmental care (IFCDC) and best practice recommendations for integration in intensive care practice. Participants will be able to: Discuss emerging evidence for IFCDC integration in intensive care; identify six areas of best practice that are evidence-based and consider how IFCDC standards could be integrated into current intensive care practice.

Symposium Invitation

Pre-registration is not required for this symposium.

Optimizing Surfactant Use in the Preterm Patient Population
Presented by Matrix Medical Communications
Monday, December 7, 2020
3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. EST
Accredited Virtual Symposium

This CME-accredited webinar, held in conjunction with the Hot Topics in Neonatology™ conference, has been designed to provide an inter-disciplinary education forum through which healthcare professionals may gain knowledge on the identification and management of respiratory distress disorder (RDD) in preterm infants, including the integration of recently updated treatment guidelines and procedure safety. 

Pre-registration is required for this webinar. Please register here