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SPEAKERS

SPEAKERS


Abdulla Al Tuhamikuwait
Dr. Abdulla Al Tuhami

Head of Neonatology Department, Dar Al Shifa Hospital

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Abdullah Rajabkuwait
Dr. Abdullah Rajab

President of Kuwait Pediatric Surgery Association

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Amar-Alnaqikuwait
Dr. Amar Alnaqi

Vice-President of Kuwait Pediatric Surgery Association

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Halima Al Rubaiioman
Dr. Halima Al Rubaii

Staff Neonatologist and Lead of Neurocritical Care Program.

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Khorshid-Mohammadcanada
Dr. Khorshid Mohammad

NICU Lead, Neuro-Critical Care Program (University of Calgary)

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Lena Hellström-Westassweden
Dr. Lena Hellström-Westas

Professor at Department of Women's and Children's Health

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Mariam-Ayedkuwait
Dr. Mariam Ayed

Neonatal and Perinatal senior specialist at Farwaniya Hospital

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Mohamed El-DibUSA
Dr. Mohamed El-Dib

Director of Neonatal Neurocritical Care Unit, Harvard Medical School

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Muzafar Ganicanada
Dr. Muzafar Gani

Associate Professor & Staff Neonatologist, McMaster Children’s Hospital

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Nicholas Evansaustralia
Dr. Nicholas Evans

Staff specialist in Neonatal Medicine at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

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Samir GuptaUK
Dr. Samir Gupta

Professor of Neonatology, Durham University

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Yasser Elsayedcanada
Dr. Yasser Elsayed

Director of the Hemodynamics, University of Manitoba

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  • The 3rd Kuwait Neonatology Conference
  • The 3rd Kuwait Neonatology Conference
  • The 3rd Kuwait Neonatology Conference
  • The 3rd Kuwait Neonatology Conference
  • The 3rd Kuwait Neonatology Conference

COMMITTEE


niran
Dr. Niran Al Naqeeb

CHAIRMAN

muneef
Dr. Muneef Al Hathaal

CO-CHAIRMAN

abdulla-al-tuhami
Dr. Abdulla Al Tuhami

COORDINATOR

suad
Dr. Suad Abul
hameed
Dr. Hameed El Enezy
eisa-ahmad
Dr. Eisa Ahmad
rima
Dr. Rima Al Swaan
mariam
Dr. Mariam Ayed

abdulla-al-tuhami
Dr. Abdulla Al Tuhami

CHAIRMAN

mohammad-jasim
Dr. Mohamed Ismail
nancy-zeidan
Dr. Nancy Zeidan
walid-ellbody
Dr. Walid Ellebody
chitti-babu
Dr. Chitti Sontenam
eman-el-feel
Dr. Eman El Feel
alexandra
Ms. Alexandra Vesselinova
hesham
Mr. Hesham Elnaqib
mirna
Ms. Mirna Cheet
mirna
Ms. Hana Zaki

CONFERENCE SCHEDULES

( 10 CME )

CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM & NEONATAL SURGERY

8:00AM to 8:30AM - Registration
8:30AM to 9:00AM - Inaugration & Welcome Speech  ( Dr. Abdulla Tuhami )


18th DECEMBER, 2019

SESSION - 1

PHYSIOLOGY BASED PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT OF EARLY CARDIOVASCULAR COMPROMISE

Chairpersons: Dr. Niran Al Naqeeb | Dr. Muneef Al Hathaal | Dr. Eisa Ahmed
  • 09:00 am - 09:20 am
    Yaser
    Dr. Yaser Elsayed

    A New Paradigm of Neonatal Critical Care: Integrating Physiologic Based Care with Evidence Base Practice

  • 09:20 am - 09:40 am
    Samir
    Dr. Samir Gupta

    Challenges of perinatal hemodynamics

  • 09:40 am - 10:00 am
    Nick
    Dr. Nick Evans

    Assessment of refractory pulmonary hypertension

  • 10:00 am - 10:20 am
    Q-A

    Open discussion and interactive case based session

  • 10:20 pm - 10:40 pm
    Coffee

    COFFEE BREAK

SESSION - 2

NEONATAL SURGERY

Chairpersons: Dr. Suad Abul | Dr. Abdullah Rajab | Dr. Esmaeel Taqi
  • 10:40 am - 11:00 am
    Abdullah
    Dr. Abdullah Rajab

    Pediatric Surgery in Kuwait

  • 11:00 am - 11:20 am
    Amar
    Dr. Amar Alnaqi

    A journey into pediatric Surgery

  • 11:20 am - 11:40 am
    Yasser
    Dr. Yasser Elsayed

    The usefulness of ultrasound in intestinal obstruction

  • 11:40 am - 12:00 pm
    Q-A

    Open discussion and interactive case based session

  • 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm
    Coffee

    COFFEE BREAK

SESSION - 3

PULMONARY CIRCULATION AND PDA

Chairpersons: Dr. Esmail Redha | Dr. Rima Al Swaan
  • 12:20 pm - 12:40 pm
    Samir
    Dr. Samir Gupta

    Management of cardiovascular compromise in preterm beyond postnatal transition.

  • 12:40 pm - 13:00 pm
    Nick
    Dr. Nick Evans

    The role of neonatal echocardiography in guiding cardiovascular support.

  • 13:00 pm - 14:00 pm

    prayer OPENING CEREMONY  prayer PRAYER BREAK  lunch LUNCH BREAK

BRAIN PROTECTION AND MONITORING

8:30AM to 9:00AM - Breakfast and introducing Day 2 Program


19th DECEMBER, 2019

SESSION - 1

BRAIN PROTECTION AND MONITORING

Chairpersons: Dr. Niran Al Naqeeb | Dr. Hameed El Enezy | Dr. Mariam Ayed
  • 09:00 am - 09:20 am
    Khorshid
    Dr. Khorshid Mohamed

    Perinatal brain injury in preterm infants

  • 09:20 am - 09:40 am
    Lena
    Dr. Lena Westas

    aEEG monitoring in preterm infants

  • 09:40 am - 10:00 am
    Mohamed
    Dr. Mohamed El-Dib

    Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy & Protective strategies beyond cooling

  • 10:00 am - 10:20 am
    Halima
    Dr. Halima Al-Rubaii

    Integrated evaluation of neurophysiology In preterm infants at risk of brain injury

  • 10:20 am - 10:40 am
    Coffee

    COFFEE BREAK

SESSION - 2

BRAIN PROTECTION AND MONITORING

Chairpersons: Dr. khaled Elsaraf | Dr. Ibrahim Ouidate | Dr. Ahmed Salem
  • 10:40 am - 11:00 am
    Khorshid
    Dr. Khorshid Mohamed

    IVH prevention bundle

  • 11:00 am - 11:20 am
    Lena
    Dr. Lena Westas

    Monitoring of neonatal seizure with aEEG

  • 11:20 am - 11:40 am
    Mohamed
    Dr. Mohamed El-Dib

    Pain management in NICU

  • 11:40 am - 12:00 pm
    Q-A

    Open discussion and interactive case based session

  • 12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
    Coffee

    COFFEE BREAK

SESSION - 3

PREVENTION OF ONGOING BRAIN INJURIES

Chairpersons: Dr. Tareq Darwish | Dr. Ashraf Othman
  • 12:15 pm - 12:35 pm
    Khorshid
    Dr. Khorshid Mohamed

    Post hemorrhagic Hydrocephalous: When is best to intervene?

  • 12:35 pm - 12:55 pm
    Lena
    Dr. Lena Westas

    Management of neonatal seizure in term and preterm and brain protection (update)

  • 12:55 pm - 13:05 pm
    Q-A

    Discussion

  • 12:50 pm - 14:00 pm

    prayer PRAYER BREAK  lunch LUNCH BREAK

NEONATAL PULMONOLOGY AND GENERAL NEONATOLOGY

8:30AM to 9:00AM - Breakfast and introducing Day 3 Program


20th DECEMBER, 2019

SESSION - 1

LUNG PROTECTIVE STRATEGIES IN PRETERM INFANTS

Chairpersons: Dr. Marzook Al Azmi | Dr. Ayman Al Azab | Dr. Kamal Abou El Fotooh
  • 09:00 am - 09:20 am
    Muzafar
    Dr. Muzafar Gani

    Preventive strategies of CLD and BPD prevention bundle

  • 09:20 am - 09:40 am
    Yasser
    Dr. Yasser Elsayed

    Physiologic based management of hypoxemic respiratory failure (new approach)

  • 09:40 am - 10:00 am
    Samir
    Dr. Samir Gupta

    Volume ventilation – Beyond the basics

  • 10:00 am - 10:20 am
    Speaker
    Speakers

    Interactive model of MV simulator

  • 10:20 am - 10:40 am
    Coffee

    COFFEE BREAK

SESSION - 2

RESPIRATORY MONITORING AND NEW MODALITIES

Chairpersons: Dr. Abdulla Al Mutairi | Dr. Nancy Zeidan | Dr. Walid Ellebody
  • 10:40 am - 11:00 am
    Yasser
    Dr. Yasser Elsayed

    Lung recruitment strategies & New Practical approach

  • 11:00 am - 11:20 am
    Muzafar
    Dr. Muzafar Gani

    Lung ultrasound in diagnosis of neonatal respiratory diseases

  • 11:20 am - 11:40 am
    Samir
    Dr. Samir Gupta

    Weaning from ventilation- Art or Science

  • 11:40 am - 12:00 pm
    Q-A

    Open discussion and interactive case based session

  • 12:00 pm - 13:30 pm

    prayer PRAYER BREAK  lunch LUNCH BREAK

SESSION - 3

HEMODYNAMICS IN TERM INFANTS

Chairpersons: Dr. Nawal Al Kazmi | Dr. Usha Rajeram
  • 13:30 pm - 13:50 pm
    Abdulla
    Dr. Abdulla Al Tuhami

    Targeted treatment of PDA (update)

  • 13:50 pm - 14:10 pm
    Nick
    Dr. Nick Evans

    Hemodynamics management in HIE

  • 14:10 pm - 14:20 pm
    Q-A

    Discussion

  • 14:20 pm - 14:40 pm
    Abdulla
    Dr. Abdulla Al Tuhami

    Evaluation and adjourn

WORKSHOP SCHEDULES


BASICS OF NEONATOLOGIST PERFORMED ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY (NPE)

( 3 CME )

DAY - 1

18th DECEMBER, 2019

BASICS OF NEONATOLOGIST PERFORMED ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY (NPE)

WORKSHOP ORGANIZER: Dr. Abdulla Al Tuhami
WORKSHOP CHAIRPERSONS: Dr. Esmail Redha | Dr. Muneef Al Hathaal

WORKSHOP LEAD: Dr. Yasser Elsayed | Dr. Samir Gupta
  • 14:00 pm - 14:10 pm
    Muneef
    Dr. Muneef Hathaal
    Ismail
    Dr. Esmail Redha

    Welcome & Introduction

  • 14:10 pm - 14:40 pm
    Yasser
    Dr. Yasser Elsayed

    Basic heart anatomy and ultrasound

  • 14:40 pm - 15:10 pm
    Samir
    Dr. Samir Gupta

    Basic interpretation of 2 D echo in different CV pathophysiology

  • 15:00 pm - 15:30 pm
    Nick
    Dr. Nick Evans

    Case scenarios with different CV pathophysiology

  • 15:30 pm - 16:00 pm
    Groups

    Break and distributing the groups

  • 16:00 pm - 18:00 pm
    Hands on Action

    Hands on 5 Stations

    Station-1:- Dr. Yasser

    Station-2:- Dr. Samir

    Station-3:- Dr. Nick

    Station-4:- Dr. Khorshid

    Station-5:- Dr. Muzafar

  • 18:00 pm - 18:30 pm
    Certificates

    Posttest closing remakes and Certificates

BRAIN ULTRASOUND AND MONTORING WORKSHOP

( 3 CME )

DAY - 2

19th DECEMBER, 2019

BRAIN ULTRASOUND AND MONTORING WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP ORGANIZER: Dr. Abdulla Al Tuhami
WORKSHOP CHAIRPERSONS: Dr. Rima Al Swan | Dr. Mariam Ayed

WORKSHOP LEAD: Dr. Khorshid Mohamed
  • 14:00 pm - 14:10 pm
    Rima
    Dr. Rima Al Swan
    Marium
    Dr. Mariam Ayed

    Welcome & Introduction

  • 14:10 pm - 14:40 pm
    Khorshid
    Dr. Khorshid Mohamed

    Head Ultrasound Protocol

  • 14:40 pm - 15:00 pm
    groups

    Break and distributing the groups

  • 16:00 pm - 18:00 pm
    Hands on Action

    Hands on 6 Stations

    Targeted neuro exam for HIE (Virtual Reality):- Dr. Khorshid

    Head ultrasound of brain anatomy & knobology:- Dr. Muzafar

    Head ultrasound grades of IVH (simulator):- Dr. Yasser

    Head ultrasound of other brain abnormalities (simulator):- Dr. Halima

    Optimization of Therapeutic hypothermia:-Dr. Mariam

    Brain Doppler :- Dr. Nick

    aEEG (term and seizures ):- Dr. EL-Dib

    aEEG (preterm +Miscellaneous ):- Dr. Westas

  • 18:00 pm - 18:30 pm
    Certificates

    Posttest closing remakes and Certificates

BASICS OF LUNG ULTRASOUND

( 3 CME )

DAY - 3

20th DECEMBER, 2019

BASICS OF LUNG ULTRASOUND

WORKSHOP ORGANIZER: Dr. Abdulla Al Tuhami
WORKSHOP CHAIRPERSONS: Dr. Eisa Ahmad | Dr. Samuel Ibhanesebhor

WORKSHOP LEAD: Dr. Muzafar Gani
  • 15:00 pm - 15:10 pm
    Eisa
    Dr. Eisa Ahmad
    Samuel
    Dr. Samuel

    Welcome & Introduction

  • 15:10 pm - 16:40 pm
    Yasser
    Dr. Yasser Elsayed

    Basics lung ultrasound and clinical application of integrating lung US to heart US

  • 16:00 pm - 16:15 pm
    Groups

    Break and distributing the groups

  • 16:15 pm - 18:00 pm
    Hands on Action

    Hands on 4 Stations

    Station-1:- Dr. Muzafar

    Station-2:- Dr. Yasser

    Station-3:- Dr. Nick

    Station-4:- Dr. Samir

  • 18:00 pm - 18:30 pm
    Certificates

    Posttest closing remakes and Certificates

ADVANCED NEONATOLOGIST PERFORMED ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY & NEOHEMODYNAMICS COURSE

( 5 CME )

DAY - 4

21st DECEMBER, 2019

ADVANCED NEONATOLOGIST PERFORMED ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY & NEOHEMODYNAMICS COURSE

WORKSHOP ORGANIZER: Dr. Abdulla Al Tuhami
WORKSHOP CHAIRPERSONS: Dr. Niran Naqeeb | Dr. Ayman Azab

WORKSHOP LEAD: Dr. Nick Evans | Dr. Yasser Elsayed
  • 08:00 am - 08:45 am

    breakfast BREAKFAST  registration REGISTRATION

  • 08:45 am - 09:00 am
    Niran
    Dr. Niran
    Ayman
    Dr. Ayman

    Welcome & Introduction

  • 09:00 am - 09:45 am
    Yasser
    Dr. Yasser Elsayed

    Advanced heart ultrasound and hemodynamic calculations

  • 09:45 am - 10:30 am
    Nick
    Dr. Nick Evans

    Logical neonatal circulatory support based on defining an individual baby's hemodynamic: an interactive case based discussion

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    Coffee

    COFFEE BREAK

  • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    Yasser
    Dr. Yasser Elsayed

    Evaluation of pulmonary hypertension in term and preterm with interactive cases

  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Samir
    Dr. Samir Gupta

    Evaluation of Hemodynamically significant patent ductus arteriosus

  • 12:00 pm - 13:00 pm

    prayer PRAYER BREAK  lunch LUNCH BREAK

  • 13:00 am - 13:30 pm
    Yasser
    Dr. Yasser Elsayed

    Clinical application of NIRS in NICU

  • 13:30 pm - 16:30 pm
    Hands on Action

    Hands on 4 Stations

    Station for advanced Doppler and M-Mode calculations (US and volunteer):- Dr. Nick Evans

    Station for circulatory shock (simulator):- Dr. Samir Gupta

    Station for pulmonary hypertension (simulator):-Dr. Muzafar Gani

    Station for PDA assessment (simulator) :- Dr. Khorshid Mohamed

  • 16:30 pm - 17:00 pm
    Certificates

    Posttest closing remakes and Certificates

TOPICS

    CONFERENCE TOPICS

  • Physiology based practice and management of early cardiovascular compromise
  • Neonatal Surgery
  • Pulmonary circulation and PDA
  • Brain Protection and Monitoring
  • Prevention of Ongoing Brain Injuries
  • Lung Protective Strategies in Preterm Infants
  • Respiratory Monitoring and New Modalities
  • Hemodynamics in term Infants
  • Advanced Heart Ultrasound and Hemodynamic Calculations
  • Logical neonatal circulatory support
  • Clinical application of NIRS in NICU

    WORKSHOP TOPICS

  • Basic Heart Anatomy and Ultrasound
  • Basic interpretation of 2 D echo in different CV pathophysiology
  • Case scenarios with different CV pathophysiology
  • Head Ultrasound Protocol
  • Targeted neuro exam for HIE (Virtual Reality )
  • Head ultrasound of brain anatomy & knobology
  • Head ultrasound grades of IVH (simulator)
  • Head ultrasound of other brain abnormalities (simulator)
  • Optimization of Therapeutic hypothermia
  • Brain Doppler
  • aEEG (term and seizures )
  • aEEG (preterm +Miscellaneous )
  • Basics lung ultrasound and clinical application of integrating lung US to heart US

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The 1st Kuwait Neonatology Conference

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