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Enter to win aMiLi CompactPhoto Printer! **A FEW SMALL STEPS TO OUR BOOTH.A GIANT LEAP FOR YOUR EDUCATION.Visit us in the AAP Bookstore (Convention Center Lobby) and AAP Resource Center (Booth #1035)Best OffersAsk about our new volumediscounts—availableonly at NCE. Try out a newsubscription to HospitalPediatrics ® at the bestprice of the year!Party TimeWe’re celebrating the 35thAnniversary of Pediatrics inReview ® so be sure to stop byfor a sweet treat * during thePresident’s Reception. Meeteditorial VIPs and pick up aFREE commemorative poster.Get PREP-aredTreat yourself to a 3-YearMOC Package of PREP ®Self-Assessments. Take the“PREP Challenge” to testyour diagnostic acumenand enjoy networking withyour peers.*While supplies last. ** Exhibitors and AAP staff are not eligible.

Daily ScheduleSession FormatsEducational SessionsSee detailed program schedules on pages33–82. Sessions listed by topic beginon page 83. Educational sessions are open toall registered attendees (excludes family andexhibits only registrants).Educational FormatDescriptionsThe National Conference offers sessions in avariety of formats to enhance your educationalexperience. Note the detailed descriptionsfor formats below. Every session (exceptworkshops and courses) is open to all whohave paid the general registration fee.(A) Audience-Response SessionsMorning Sessions:Early Afternoon Sessions:Late Afternoon Sessions:8:30am – 10:00am2:00pm – 3:30pm4:00pm – 5:30pmAudience-Response Sessions convey an indepthreview or update on a specific topic, withemphasis on practical information for generalpediatricians. This information is conveyedthrough the interactive discussion of casesprepared by faculty combined with audienceuse of the audience response system keypadsto answer multiple-choice questions. Resultsare tabulated, and explanations about thecorrect answers follow. Keypads will beavailable for 150 participants in each session.(C) CoursesFull-day or multiday courses are educationalprograms focused on a topic.(I) Interactive Group Forums (IGF)Morning Sessions:Early Afternoon Sessions:Late Afternoon Sessions:8:30am – 10:00am2:00pm – 3:30pm4:00pm – 5:30pmIGFs are highly interactive, giving attendeesan opportunity to hone a specific skill.Under the guidance of faculty, attendeeswill break into small groups to practicerole-playing, engage in problem solving, orparticipate in techniques that have beendemonstrated. To ensure optimal interaction,attendance is limited.(X) Meet-the-Expert DiscussionsSaturday through Tuesday:Tuesday:7:00am – 8:00am12:30pm – 1:30pmHighly interactive, meet-the-expert sessionsuse case discussion to focus on a topic witha narrow scope. Time will be allotted forattendees to raise issues and cases of theirown for discussion.➤➤These sessions are held at breakfast timesand during lunch on Tuesday, but meals arenot provided.➤➤Attendance may be limited due to roomcapacities.(P) Plenary Sessions10:30am – 12:10pmPlenaries are focused presentations thatcover critical or cutting-edge subjects and areopen to all attendees and their guests whohave paid the general registration fee.(D) Point-Counterpoint SessionsSaturday through Monday:Tuesday:4:00pm – 5:00pm8:30am – 9:30amAttendees will hear evidence related to eachof these topics and better understand the prosand cons from two experts.(H) Section/Council ProgramsSession dates and times vary by section andcouncil; please consult the program for detailsDeveloped by sections and councils of theAAP, these programs provide a forum for theadvanced discussion of clinical matters orresearch developments related to a particularsubspecialty or special interest area. Whilegeared toward section and council members,some programs may be of particular interest togeneral pediatricians as well. Section/Councilprograms are open to all registered attendees.(F) Selected Short SubjectsMorning Sessions:8:30am – 9:15am9:30am – 10:15amEarly Afternoon Sessions: 2:00pm – 2:45pm3:00pm – 3:45pmLate Afternoon Sessions: 4:00pm – 4:45pm5:00pm – 5:45pmSelected short subjects are 45-minute, indepthdiscussions of highly focused topicareas.(S) SeminarsMorning Sessions:Early Afternoon Sessions:Late Afternoon Sessions:8:30am – 10:00am2:00pm – 3:30pm4:00pm – 5:30pmA seminar offers an opportunity to providean in-depth overview or an update on a topicwith emphasis on practical information forthe general pediatrician. In order to keep theaudience engaged and attentive, the seminarmay be divided into several segments usingcase discussions or brief lectures with a shortQ&A period.(W) WorkshopsMorning Sessions:Early Afternoon Sessions:Late Afternoon Sessions:8:30am – 10:00am2:00pm – 3:30pm4:00pm – 5:30pmAttendees participating in workshops geta hands-on opportunity to hone a specificclinical skill. Under the guidance of a facultymember and teaching assistants, participantswill break into small groups to practice techniquesthat have been demonstrated.Use the AAP’s mobile website to search faculty handoutsand sessions by day, topic, keyword, ACGME competency/IOM attribute, or AAP section/council sponsor.Go to AAPexperience.org/mobile or scan the QR codeand select Sessions & Events and SEARCH.➤➤Attendance is limited.➤➤Workshops require additional ticketsand a materials fee of $65.$$➤➤Workshops are indicated by .$$ Sports Tickets in the Required World of PediatricsSpanish/English Interpretation AAP National Conference & Exhibition • October 11–14, 2014 • AAPexperience.org 27