Tuesday, October 29, 2013 * 5:00pm -7:00pm
Early recognition and treatment of renal disorders in children can delay progression and may even prevent the development of chronic renal failure,minimizing neurological deficits and growth retardation. Recent technological breakthroughs and better understanding of pediatric kidney disease has led to improved care of infants and children withvarious nephropathies.
This program has been specifically designed to provide an update for pediatricians, pediatric urologists, pediatric sub-specialists and nurses regarding renal disease from the neonatal period to late adolescence.
- Managing CKD From Prenatal Diagnosis to Kidney Transplantation: A Long JourneyWith Small Steps
Shefali Vyas, MD, Associate Director, Children’s Kidney Center, Saint Barnabas Medical Center; Assistant Clinical Professor in Pediatrics, UMDNJ
- Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) And The Kidney – An Overview
Stacey Rifkin-Zenenberg, DO, Attending Physician, Pediatrics Hematology and Oncology Division, Saint Barnabas Medical Center
- Dyslipidemias In Children:HowTo Evaluate And Treat?
Dennis Brenner, MD, Chief, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Saint Barnabas Medical Center; Assistant Clinical Professor in Pediatrics, UMDNJ
- What isWrongWith This Urine? An Interactive Discussion
M. Isabel Roberti, MD, PhD, Director, Children’s Kidney Center, Saint Barnabas Medical Center; Associate Clinical Professor in Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NYC
The Department of Pediatrics at
Saint Barnabas Medical Center presents:
Prevention & Treatment of Kidney Disease in Children
Participants will be able to:
- Identify strategies to early diagnose CKD and how to manage children with kidney transplants.
- Identify risk factors for SCD related kidney diseases and its manifestations.
- Recognize and evaluate dyslipidemias in children.
- Determine when to evaluate an abnormal UA.
Saint Barnabas Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM .
To register for this free event, please visit:
www.barnabashealthcalendar.org/sbmc or call
The Barnabas Health Link at 1.888.724.7123,
by October 15, 2013.
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