5th ICAN: International Conference of Al Noor Hospital in collaboration with Childrens Hospital Bost (5th ICAN 2010)

Venue: Sheraton Hotel and Towers

Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Event Date/Time: Jan 14, 2010 End Date/Time: Jan 16, 2010
Registration Date: Jan 14, 2010
Early Registration Date: Nov 30, 2009
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Description

Learning Objectives:
- To have the most recent update regarding stem cell resources, therapeutic uses and long term patient care.
- An up to date approach to fetal surgery and highlighting fetal rights.
- To understand the importance of premarital screening tests, tests included and their interpretation.
- To understand the value of neonatal screening tests, tests included and their interpretation.
- To highlight the latest update regarding common neonatal problems.
- To demonstrate most recent measures regarding neonatal resuscitation and ventilation.
- To describe a group of common and uncommon congenital malformations from embryology to management.
- To demonstrate the latest diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for genetic disorders.
- To describe important pediatric nutrirional disorders.
- To highlight some of the important growth disorders.
- To highlight recent management approaches of important Pediatric Infections.
- To demonstrate the role of allogenic bone marrow transplantation in Thalassemia.
- To understand more about common pediatric allergic disorders.
- To clarify the approach to common pediatric symptoms as cough and abdominal pain.
- An update about pediatric gastrointestinal disorders including celiac disease and gastro-eosophageal reflux disease.
- To summarize recent advances in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
- To clarify the approaches for the management of different pediatric surgical problems.

Topics
Premarital Screening
Neonatal Screening
Fetal Medicine
Neonatology
General Pediatrics
Genetic Disorders
Pediatric Hemato-oncology
Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Pediatric Allergy
Pediatric Neurology
Pediatric Dermatology
Pediatric Surgery
Pediatric Plastic Surgery

Target Audience

Pediatricians
General Practitioners
Family Physicians
Surgeons
Obstetricians
ENT , Head & Neck Surgeons
Pharmacists
Genetics Specialists
Nurses
Health Educators
Dieticians

5th ICAN Program
Day One, Thursday 14th January, 2010

08:00 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 10:00 Opening Ceremony
10:00 - 10:30 Break & Exhibition Hall Opening

Session One

10:30 -11:15 Stem Cell Sources : umbilical cord blood versus bone marrow versus peripheral blood stem cells
Prof. Leslie Lehmann, Children’s Hospital Boston, USA
11:15-11:45 The Rights of the Fetus
Dr. Amin Gohary, Al Noor Hospital, U.A.E.
11.45-12.15 Swine flu update
Dr. Tamer Adham, Al Noor Hospital, U.A.E.
12.15-12:45 Panel Discussion
12:45-14:00 Lunch
Session Two
14:00-14:45 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in infants and children and when to consider eosinophilic eosopahgitis
Prof. Menno Verhave, Children’s Hospital Boston, USA
14:45-15:15 Preschool Wheezers
Dr. Gerald Stiles, Al Noor Hospital, U.A.E.
15:15-15:45 Protein Allergy: Facts & Myths!
Dr. M. Miqdady, SKMC, U.A.E
15:45-16:15 Panel Discussion
16:15-16:30 Break
Session Three

16:30-17:15 Evaluation and Management of Chronic Constipation
Prof. Menno Verhave, Children’s Hospital Boston, USA
17:15-17:45 Picky Eater
Dr. M. Miqdady, SKMC, U.A.E.
17:45-18:00 Panel Discussion

Day Two, Friday 15th January, 2010

Session Four
08:00-08:30 Premarital Screening
Dr. Hanan Mohamed El Hadi Farag, Ministry of Health-Abu Dhabi, U.A.E
08:30-09:00 New Born Screening
Dr. Mohd. Salah El Din, Ministry of Health-Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
09:00-09:45 Diagnosis and Management of Celiac Disease
Prof. Menno Verhave, Children’s Hospital Boston, USA
09:45-10:00 Panel Discussion
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break and Exhibition
Session Five
10:30-11:15 Fatal Surgery: The New Frontier
Prof. Reza Rahbar, Children’s Hospital Boston, USA
11:15-11:45 Non-Invasive Ventilation
Dr. Junaid Khan, Al Rahba Hospital, U.A.E.
11:45-12:00 Common Neonatal Lesions
Dr. Mohd. Embabi, Al Noor Hospital, UAE
12:00-12:30 Management of the Antenatally Diagnosed Hydronephrosis
Dr. Amin Gohary, Al Noor Hospital, UAE
12:30-12:45 Panel Discussion
12:45-14:00 Prayer & Lunch
Session Six
14:00-14:45 Long Term Care of Pediatric Patients Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Prof. Leslie Lehmann, Children’s Hospital Boston, USA
14:45-15:15 Vaccination Update
Dr. Mohd. Howidi, SKMC, U.A.E.
15:15-16:00 Common Pediatric Airway Disorders
Prof. Reza Rahbar, Children’s Hospital Boston, USA
16:00-16:15 Panel Discussion
16:15-16:30 Break
Session Seven
16:30-17:00 The Grey Zone & The Holes in the Walls
Dr. Mohd. Hobeldin, SKMC, U.A.E.
17:00-17:30 Presentation and Management of the Common Pediatric Head & Neck Masses
Prof. Reza Rahbar, Children’s Hospital Boston, USA
17:30-17:45 Pain Management in Newborns
Dr. Juneid Khan, Al Rahba Hospital, U.A.E.
17:45-18:00 Panel Discussion
19:30-21:00 Gala Dinner

Day Three, Saturday 16th January, 2010

Session Eight
08:00-08:45 Medline Nasal Lesions: Embryology, Evaluation and Surgical Management
Prof. John Meara, Children’s Hospital Boston, USA
08:45-09:15 How to Make a Man
Dr. Amin Gohary, Al Noor Hospital, U.A.E.
09:15-09:45 Congenital Malformation Syndromes
Dr. Tarek Mostafa, Ministry of Health-Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
09:45-10:30 The role of Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant in the Treatment of Thalassemia Major
Prof. Leslie Lehmann, Children’s Hospital Boston, USA
10:30-10:45 Panel Discussion
10:45-11:15 Break
Session Nine
11:15-12:00 Cleft Lip & Palate Management: Two Decades of Multidisciplinary care
Prof. John Meara, Children’s Hospital Boston, USA
12:00-12:30 Short Stature
Dr. Wasfy Ebiary , Zayed Military Hospital, U.A.E.
12:30-12:45 The Use of FISH technique in Diagnosis and Follow-up of Acute & Chronic Leukemia
Dr. Tarek Mostafa, Ministry of Health-Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
12:45-13:00 Panel Discussion
13:00-14:00 Lunch
Session Ten
14:00-14:45 Sagittal Craniosynostosis: Total Calvarial Vault Reconstruction
Prof. John Meara, Children’s Hospital Boston, USA
14:45-15:15 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Dr. Mohd. Howaidi, SKMC, U.A.E.
15:15-15:30 Panel Discussions
15:30-15:45 Break
Session Eleven
15:45-16:15 Atopic Dermatitis in Pediatrics
Dr. Thomas Berger, UAE
16:15-16:45 Common Allergens in Pediatric Asthma & Allergic Rhinitis in UAE
Dr. Tamer Adham, Al Noor Hospital, UAE
16:45-17:00 Panel Discussion
17:00-17:30 Closing Ceremony
17:30-18:00 Certificate Distribution


Scientific Committee
Dr. Tamer Adham, Conference Director
Dr. Aman El-Duweini, CME Committee
Dr. Ravin Mehta, CME Committee
Dr. Maher Sayadi, CME Committee
Dr. Hassan Imam, CME Committee

Organizing Committee
Dr. Tamer Adham, Conference Director
Dr. Aman El-Duweini, Conference Secretary General
Dr. Lamya El-Barasi, Conference Asst. Director
Dr. Nermine Naga, Conference Asst. Director
Mr. Mohd. Rich, Media & Promotion
Ms. Grace Gutierrez, Marketing Coordinator
Ms. Saira Thomas, CME Coordinator
Ms. Marilyn L. Basquez, Conference Registrar
Mr. Ali Fiddah, Web Designer
Mr. Mohd. Younis, Graphic Designer

Contact Details:
CME & International Relations Department
8th Floor - Al Noor Hospital
Khalifa Street - Abu Dhabi
P.O. Box 46713
United Arab Emirates

Tel : +9712-6139726
Fax: +9712-6270678
email: pir@alnoorhospital.com

Venue

Corniche Street
Abu Dhabi
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Additional Information

CME & International Relations Department 8th Floor - Al Noor Hospital Khalifa Street - Abu Dhabi P.O. Box 46713 United Arab Emirates Tel : +9712-6139726 Fax: +9712-6270678 email: pir@alnoorhospital.com