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Critical Care Pediatricians to hold convention in time with Dinagyang 2012

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Iloilo Dinagyang

Just in time before Dinagyang 2012, the Society of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (SPCCM) in cooperation with Philippine Pediatric Society (Negros Occidental – Western Visayas Chapter) will hold its 8th Annual Convention in Iloilo City. With the theme, “PICU 101: The Basics”, the event will contain plenary lectures and symposia with regards to care of young patients in the Pediatric Intesive Care Unit (PICU).

Foreign Speakers, Dr. Nicole Shilkofski of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine at John Hopkins University (Baltimore, Maryland) and Neonatologist Dr. John Chan are invited to provide updates on pediatric critical care. Aside from lectures, forum and symposia, there will also be exhibits and a Fellowship Night.

After the intensified knowledge sharing, delegates and participants are invited to E.A.T. and Dance:

Enjoy the fascinating beaches in Iloilo and Guimaras…
Also have fun going island hopping in Guimaras…
Try delicious seafoods, mangoes and Ilonggo delicacies…
And for the finale, dance Hala Bira! in celebrating the Dinagyang Festival!

Sarabia Manor IloiloSarabia Manor


January 18-20, 2012
Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center
Iloilo City, Philippines


  • To establish a venue where exchange of ideas is facilitated among experts in the field of critical care
  • To facilitate learning through discussion of critically ill cases that are commonly seen by general pediatricians
  • To give importance to timely referrals to the subspecialist

Registration Fees

Pre-Registration (until December 31, 2011):
Foreign Delegates: US $ 100
Consultants: Php 2500
Residents / Fellows in Training: Php 2000
Nurses and Allied Health Care Providers: Php 2000

Foreign Delegates: US $ 150
Consultants: Php 3000
Residents / Fellows in Training: Php 2500
Nurses and Allied Health Care Providers: Php 2500

Contact Details:
Official Website: http://criticareiloilo.blogspot.com/
Email: criticalcareiloilo@yahoo.com

For Further Details

Dr. Cheryl Bilena (PCMC PICU)
(02) 924-6601 loc. 238
Dr. Annie Grail T. Lidua (USTH PICU)
(02) 7313001 loc. 2683

Dr. Chlovelle Cadete (WVMC)
(033) 321-2841 loc. 136
Dr. Doris Cordova
(033) 3205127 / 5089162 / 09178976090

Schedule of Activities:

January 18, 2012 (Wednesday) – PRECONVENTION

12 nn – 4pm: Registration
Luncheon Symposium
Members only

PICC Line Insertion Workshop
Herbert Uy, MD – Pediatric Intensivist

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Nicole Shilkofski, MD
Pediatrics, Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine

January 19, 2012 (Thursday): Day 1

Plenary Lectures (AM Session)

Herminia Cifra Memorial Lecture: PICU – Close / Open?
Benjamin Lim, MD – Past President SPCCMP

Hemodynamic Monitoring in Pediatric Sepsis
Nicole Shilkofski, MD

Acute Lung Injury
Herbert Uy, MD

Simultaneous Symposia

Numb3rs: Important Numerics in the PICU
John Chan, MD – Neonatologist

Life Threatening Cardiac Arrythmias
Jonas Del Rosario, MD – Pediatric Cardiologist

Life Threatening Conditions: Shock / Respiratory Failure
Nicole Shilkofski, MD


Oxygen Therapy: Assisted Ventilation in a Maintenable Airway
Ronald Limchiu, MD – Pediatric Intensivist

Do’s and Don’ts in the PICU
Glenda Vargas, RN MAN – Dean, College of Nursing UST

Care of the Ostomies
Belle Rogado, RN – President Critical Care Nurses Association of the Philippines

Fellowship Night

January 20, 2012 (Friday) – Day 2

Plenary Lectures (AM Session)

PICU Bundles – John Chan MD

Submersion Injuries: The Golden Period
William Baylon, MD – Pediatric Intensivist

Stemming the Tide in Increased ICP
Rhandy Pe Benito, MD – Pediatric Neurologist

Transport System: Making the best of what you have
Neva Batayola, MD – Pediatric Intensivist

Triage System: Who’s first?…
Vicente De Lima Jr., MD – ER Medicine
American Heart Association (AHA), Regional Faculty for Asia Pacific

Luncheon Symposia: Dengue Summit 2

Plenary Lectures (PM Session)
Neonatal Pharmacology
John Chan, MD

Closing Ceremonies

photo credits:

Dinagyang 2009 picture (top) – Paul Gerald Banday

 Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center



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