Virtual sessions for Saturday and Sunday have been scheduled to allow plenty of time for your Halloween festivities. Busy that weekend? Register by November 1 and you can still view the recorded sessions for CME/CE up to 30 days after the event. Topics Include: The impact of COVID-19 on Pediatric Procedural Sedation Sedation for Nuclear Medicine and Radiation … [Read more...] about Don’t Miss This Spooktacular Event!
Membership & Communications
Among the many benefits of the SPS, I find that the different perspectives, experiences, knowledge and insights that are shared by its members are among the most valuable to me. These perspectives come from the various professional, educational and geographic differences we share within our common interest in providing high quality and safe pediatric sedation. As the pandemic … [Read more...] about Perspectives of SPS Members in Advancing Pediatric Sedation Care
An update on pre-procedural fasting and pediatric procedural sedation
Among the more commonly recurring discussions and controversies in the realm of pediatric procedural sedation (PPS) surrounds the provision of sedation and its relationship to timing of a patient’s most recent oral intake. While PPS care remains one of the strongest examples of multidisciplinary overlap and c … [Read more...] about NPO for the Love…Let them drink!
The SPS Award nomination process will open in early 2021. Start thinking of a worthy colleague to nominate! Blike/Cravero International Pediatric Sedation Advocacy Award Vivian Yuen, MD Dr. Yuen is an anesthesiologist at the Hong Kong Children’s Hospital, and an Honorary Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Hong Kong. She has been advancing the field of p … [Read more...] about 2020 SPS Awards and Grant Recipients
As demonstrated by our SPS mission statement, “high quality care” and quality improvement (QI) has been a focus of our society since its inception. In this light, we are planning to offer a new member benefit to assist our members who participate in the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Although the SPS is not an American Board of Ped … [Read more...] about New SPS Member Benefit – MOC Part 4
Chair, MOC Subcommittee