The BEST of IPOKRaTES

An Update in Neonatology

  • March 15 – 18, 2022
  • Munich, Germany (University Hospital LMU Munich)

Objectives

IPOKRaTES seminars provide high quality postgraduate education, which enables professionals to keep abreast of the most recent developments and offer participants the opportunity to discuss clinical problems or scientific issues personally with international experts. This seminar offers a comprehensive update on important problems, pathophysiology, clinical assessment, management and care in the premature and mature newborn.

Faculty

  • Johan Agren
    Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
  • Judy Aschner
    Joseph M Sanzari Children's Hospital, Hackensack Meridian Health School of Medicine, 
Hackensack NJ and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
  • Angelika Berger
    Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
  • M. Roberta Cilio
    Professor of Pediatric Neurology, University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
  • Peter G. Davis
    University of Melbourne, The Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
  • Andreas W. Flemmer
    Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany
  • Tom Jaksic
    Boston Children‘s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
  • Martin Keszler
    Brown University, Rhode Island, USA
  • Berthold Koletzko
    Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany
  • John Lantos
    University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Med., Kansas City, MO, USA
  • Silke Mader
    European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants, Munich, Germany
  • Jan Mazela
    Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland
  • Walter Mihatsch
    Ulm University. Ulm, Germany
  • Josef Neu
    University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville FL, USA
  • Richard Polin
    Columbia University, N.Y, USA
  • Nikki Robertson
    University College London, London, UK
  • Roehr Charles
    University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
  • Istvan Seri
    Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, USC Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles CA, USA
  • Richard Sindelar
    Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
  • Anton van Kaam
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • John van den Anker
    Children’s National Hospital, Washington, DC, USA and University Children’s Hospital Basel, Switzerland

Program

TUE, MARCH 15, 2022

Prenatal, Delivery Room, Decisions on Viability, Transport, Stabilization, Fluid and Electrolytes, Early TPN

08.00–08.15

Opening Remarks

Josef Neu, Georg Simbruner, Andreas Flemmer

08.15–08.45

Transition at Birth: Resucitation

Charles Roehr

08.45–09.15

What’s New in Neonatal Resuscitation

Peter Davis

09.15–09.45

Neonatal Transport

Jan Mazela

09.45–10.15

Pulmonary Transition with a Focus on less Invasive Surfactant Administration

Angelika Berger

10.15–10.30

Coffee break

10.30–10.50

Differential Diagnosis and Management of Delivery Room Respiratory Failure of the Newborn

Andreas Flemmer

10.50–11.20

Management of Neonates with Refractory Pulmonary Hypertension

Judy Aschner

11.20–11.45

Panel Discussion: Questions and Answers

Faculty

11.45–12.15

Medical Futility and Moral Distress

John Lantos

12.15–13.15

Lunch

13.45–14.45

Strategies to improve outcomes at the Border of Viability

Johan Agren

14.45–15.30

Panel Discussion on the Care at the Border of Viability

Richard Sindelar/ Johan Agren/ John Lantos

15.30–16.00

Coffee break

16.00–16.30

Fluid and Electrolyte Controversies in the Preterm Infant

Richard Polin

16.30–17.00

Special Consideration for Fluids and Electrolytes for Extremely Low Birthweight Preterms

Johan Agren

17.00–17.30

Introduction of Early TPN in Preterm Infants: Composition with an Emphasis on Protein, Lipids, Calcium and Phosphorus

Josef Neu/ Walter Mihatsch

17.30–18.00

Question and Answer Panel Discussion: Fluids, Electrolytes, TPN

Faculty

WED, MARCH 16, 2022

Ventilation, Ethics, Care Strategies, Hemodynamics and PDA

08.00–08.20

Physiologically Oriented Ventilator Support Strategies in the Neonate

Martin Keszler

08.20–08.40

CPAP & NIPPV: Both can be effective, but one is better

Richard Polin

08.40–09.00

Next Generation of Assisted Ventilatory Strategies – NAVA and NIV-NAVA

Richard Sindelar

09.00–09.20

Managing pulmonary hypertension in Infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia and bronchopulmonary dysplasia

Judy Aschner

09.20–09.40

High Frequency Ventilation

Anton van Kaam

09.40–10.00

Panel Discussion Ventilation I: Controversies in Neonatal Ventilation

Peter Davis and Faculty

10.00–10.30

Coffee break

10.30–11.00

Invasive and Non-invasive Support

Charles Roehr

11.00–11.30

Aerosol Delivery to Ventilated Infants

Jan Mazela

11.30–12.00

Pre and Postnatal Steroids: Risk and Benefits

Anton van Kaam

12.00–12.30

Panel Discussion Ventilation II: Controversies in Neonatal Ventilation

Peter Davis and Faculty

12.30–13.30

Lunch

13.30–14.00

Tailoring Therapies for Neonatal Encephalopathy – where will we be in 5 years?

Nikki Robertson

14.00–14.30

Consent for Research in Delivery Room

Peter Davis

14.30–15.00

Change Management – how to introduce new Ideas in NICU teams

Angelika Berger

15.00–15.30

Why do we need to implement the European Standards of Care for Newborn Health – A parent perspective

Silke Mader

15.30–16.00

Panel Discussion

Faculty

16.00–16.30

Coffee break

16.30–17.00

Neonatal Hemodynamics: Treatment of Neonatal Hypotension

Istvan Seri

17.00–17.30

PDA—Should it be Treated? Medical and Surgical Management

Richard Sindelar

17.30–18.15

Controversies in Management of Patent Ductus Arteriosus

Richard Polin and Faculty

THU, MARCH 17, 2022

MORNING
NEONATAL GASTROENTEROLOGY, NUTRITION, NUTRITIONAL STRATEGIES AND GUIDELINES, CONTROVERSIES, NECROTIZING ENTEROCOLITIS

08.00–08.30

Development of the GI tract and Considerations for Enteral Feeding

Josef Neu

08.30–09.15

Too Much, Too Little: Long Term Consequences

Bert Koletzko

09.15–10.00

ESPGHAN Nutritional Guidelines for the Neonate: Special Considerations

Walter Mihatsch

09.30–10.00

High Frequency Ventilation

Anton van Kaam

10.30–11.00

Coffee break

11.00–11.30

Necrotizing Enterocolitis: More than One Disease - Pathogeneses

Josef Neu

11.30–12.00

Necrotizing Enterocolitis: Surgical Considerations

Tom Jaksic

12.00–12.15

Controversies related to NEC

Faculty Panel

12.15–13.15

Lunch

AFTERNOON
NEONATAL NEUROLOGY / NEURODEVELOPMENT

13.15–15.30

Workshop on Epileptic and Non-Epileptic Events/Neuroradiology, interesting MRI cases, Video cases, Neurophysiology and MRI & MRS for predicting outcome in Neonatal Encephalopathy

Roberta Cilio/ Nikki Robertson

15.30–16.00

Coffee break

16.00–16.30

Developmental and Neonatal Pharmacology 2020

John van den Anker

16.30–17.00

Impact of Hypothermia on Drug Dosing in Neonates

John van den Anker

17.00–17.30

Questions and Answers

Faculty

FRI, MARCH 18, 2022

IMMUNOLOGY, SEPSIS, MICROBIOME, VIRAL INFECTIONS

08.00–08.30

Development of Peri and Neonatal Immune Systems

Josef Neu

08.30–09.00

Development of the Microbiome: Microbial Host Interactions – Multi-omics

Josef Neu

09.00–09.30

Antibiotic stewardship in the NICU

Angelika Berger

09.30–10.00

An evidence based approach to early-onset sepsis

Richard Polin

10.00–10.15

Panel Discussion

Faculty

10.15–10.45

Coffee break

Faculty

10.45–11.15

BPD Prevention and Management

Charles Roehr

11.15–11.45

Established Severe BPD: BPD Collaborative

Richard Sindelar

11.45–12.15

BPD Controversies, Questions and Answers

Faculty

Subject to change

Free Seats

Information

The number of participants is limited to 150

Participation Fees

Single person

  • before January 18, 2022
  • 580,00 Euro
  • after January 18, 2022
  • 650,00 Euro
Registration

Program Design / Host

Josef Neu

University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville FL, USA

Andreas W. Flemmer

Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany

Target Audience

Doctors, nurses and affiliates of university and non-university hospitals in the field of neonatology and intensive care, pediatrics and related specialties.

Local Organizer

Professor Dr. med. Andreas W. Flemmer, Head of Neonatology Paediatric Clinic at the Perinatal Centre of the LMU Munich, Großhadern
email: Andreas.Flemmer@med.uni-muenchen.de

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