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Sidra Medicine Pediatric Pain Symposium
4Th June 2022

Time Session Title/Topic Session-Specific Learning Objectives
0700-0800 Registration with light breakfast and coffee
0800-0810 Welcome and opening statement from Dr. Franco
0810-1005 Pain in pediatrics and assessment
Chairperson – Firas Al Rabbat
0810-0845 Pediatric Pain in Context
Presenter - Dr. Tripiti Sinha
0845-0920 Myths in pediatric pain
Presenter- Lauren Lelly (C.N.S.)
Identify common myths about pain in children
Discuss and dispel these misconceptions
0920-1005 Pediatric Pain Assessment
Presenter – Dr. Ramesh Menon
Explain how to assess pain in children
Difficulties in cognitively impaired children
1005-1030 25 Minute Coffee Break (provided)
1030-1105 Pain management – 2Ps
Presenter- Dr. Sindu Balakrishnan
Discuss how to manage pain 
Explain multimodal strategies
Focus on physical and pharmacological strategies
1105-1140 Psychological measures and cultural factors in pain
Presenter – Dr. Omar Mahmoud
Discuss how psychological factors affect pain
Identify simple techniques to apply for pain management
1140-1215 Procedural Pain/Needle pain
Presenter- Dr. Lisbeth Goldworthy
Discuss how to preempt and manage pain from painful procedures
1215-1245 Family Role in Pain Management
Presenter – Stephanie Sharp
1245-1330  45 minute lunch break (Provided)
1330-1500  Panel Discussion/ Case Presentations 
(Chair - Ramesh Menon)
Physician, Nurse, Psychiatry, OT,PT, Child Life, (panel to be appointed)
1500-1515  Closing Session By Dr. Mohammed Al Alousi

“This activity is an Accredited Group Learning Activity Category as defined by the Ministry of Public Health’s Department of Healthcare Professions-Accreditation Section (DHP-AS) and is approved for a maximum of 6.5 hour/s.”

In support of improving patient care, Sidra Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The Scientific Planning Committee has reviewed all disclosed financial relationships of speakers, moderators, facilitators, and/or authors in advance of this CPD activity and has implemented procedures to manage any potential or real conflicts of interest.