WELCOME FROM THE PRESIDENT

In the name of Allah, most gracious and most Merciful
Distinguished Guests, Ladies, and Gentlemen

On behalf of the Saudi Neonatology Society’s Board members, I am greatly honoured and pleased to welcome you all to the 19th Annual Saudi Neonatology Society Conference, which will be held on 02-04 April 2019 at King Faisal Conference Hall, Intercontinental Hotel, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The Conference theme is “Neonatal perinatal medicine-Best care to the end” Prominent international and national speakers from all the fields of Neonatology will provide comprehensive, up to date, research-based and updated scientific knowledge through oral presentation and workshop.

I would like to extend my sincere appreciation to the Organizing & Scientific committee members for their untiring efforts in preparing a multidisciplinary program of neonatal and perinatal research and practice, giving the opportunity to interact and share clinical and research experiences with colleagues in the Neonatology community

I very much hope that all participants will find this conference exciting and advertence.

Sincerely Yours,

Prof. Abdul Rahman Alnemri MD,
Chairman, Organizing Committee
President, Saudi Neonatology Society

Inter Continental Hotel

King Faisal Conference Hall , Riyadh , Saudi Arabia .


Time Event/Topic speaker
8 a.m. - 11 a.m. SESSION 1 (NEONATAL HEMODYNAMIC) DR. SAAD ALSAEDI / DR. IBRAHIM ALHAFZI
8 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Hemodynamics In Preterm Infants Prof. Nick Evans
8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. Hemodynamically Significant PDA Dr Ali Al Mudeer
9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. A Logical Approach To New Born Circulatory Support Prof. Nick Evans
9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. Discussion None
10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. OPENING CEREMONY Prof. Abdulrahman Al Nemri President, SNS / Dr. Jubara AlAllah, Chair, Scientific Committee
10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m. Coffee Break
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. SESSION 2 (NEONATAL ENDOCRINE) DR. NAHID ALJUSHI
11 a.m. - 11:25 a.m. Neonatal Hypoglycemia Dr. Amal Zubani
11:25 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Placental incompletely restored feeding syndrome :current insight and future directions Dr. Heidi AlWasia
11:50 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Neonatal Hyperglycemia in the Extremely Low Birth Weight Infant Dr. Mrouge Sobahi
12:15 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Discussion None
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Prayer and Lunch Break
1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. SESSION 3 (NEONATAL NEUROLOGY) DR. HAIDER ALSUMALY / DR. MANAL ASSIRI
1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. A Neuroprotection Bundle for Preterm Infant Dr. Omar Alkhateeb
2 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. Neonatal Stroke Dr. Nahla Alshikh
2:20 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. Neonatal Neuroimaging Dr. Amnah Kashgari
2:50 p.m. - 3 p.m. Discussion None
3 a.m. - 5:30 a.m. WORKSHOP 1 (RESPIRATORY WORKSHOP) DR. RAMZI KILANI, DR. IBRAHIM ALI, DR. KAMAL ALI
3 a.m. - 3:30 a.m. Early Respiratory Support Dr. Ramzi Kilani
3:30 a.m. - 4 a.m. Volume Guarantee Ventilation Dr. Ibrahim Ali
4 a.m. - 4:30 a.m. When and How to Extubate Dr. Saif Alsaif
4:30 a.m. - 5 a.m. High-Frequency Ventilation and Lung Recruitment Strategies Dr. Ramzi Kilani
5 a.m. - 5:30 a.m. Skill Stations With Hands-On To Cover All Practical Aspects Of Neonatal Non Invasive Ventilation ALL
3 a.m. - 5:30 a.m. WORKSHOP 2 (HEMODYNAMIC WORKSHOP)
3 a.m. - 3:30 a.m. What is Targeted Neonatal Echocardiography? Prof.Nick Evans
3:30 a.m. - 4 a.m. What is considered normal hemodynamics? Dr Ali ALmudeer
4 a.m. - 4:30 a.m. Ultrasound Assessment of Babies with Suspected PPHN Prof.Nick Evans
4:30 a.m. - 5 a.m. Pathophysiologic approach to hemodynamic Dr Ali ALmudeer
5 a.m. - 5:30 a.m. Scenarios Prof.Nick Evans
3 a.m. - 5:30 a.m. WORKSHOP 3 (CAN’T INTUBATE, CAN’T VENTILATE: WHAT WOULD YOU DO? NEONATAL DIFFICULT AIRWAY) DR. MOHAMED BAKHASH, DR. ABDULLAH ALZAHRANI, DR. JUBARA ALALLAH
3 a.m. - 3:30 a.m. Neonatal Difficult Airway Identification and Management Dr Jubara Alallah
3:30 a.m. - 4 a.m. Basic and Advanced Airway Skills Dr. Mohamed Bakhash
4 a.m. - 4:30 a.m. Video/Optical Laryngoscopy, Glidescope Cobalt Dr. Abdullah Alzahrani
4:30 a.m. - 5:30 a.m. Skill Stations with Hands-On to Cover All Practical Aspects of Neonatal Difficult Airway Scenario All

Time Event/Topic speaker
8 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. SESSION 4 (NEONATAL RESPIRATORY) DR. HATIM ALOMARI / DR. AHMED ALZOANI
8 a.m. - 8:25 a.m. Volume Target ventilation Dr. Ramzi Kilani
8:25 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Respiratory Outcome after Preterm Birth: A Long and Difficult Journey Prof. Polo Manzoni
8:45 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. High Frequency Ventilation Dr. Ramzi Kilani
9:05 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. Discussion None
9:20 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Coffee Break
9:55 a.m. - 11:35 a.m. SESSION 5 (Neonatal Infection) DR FAHAD ALAQL / DR KHALID SEADY
9:55 a.m. - 10:25 a.m. Viral Sepsis Prof.Polo manzoni
10:25 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Uses and Misuses of Antibiotics in NICU Dr Hanan Balkhy
10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Candida infections in NICU Dr Ibrahim Alhussain
11:15 a.m. - 11:35 a.m. Congenital Infection: What is it, and What Should We Do About It? Dr Nawaf Aldajani
11:35 a.m. - 12:35 p.m. SESSION 6 (Neonatal Surgery) Dr. Maha Bamehriz / Dr. Khalid Danish
11:35 a.m. - 11:55 a.m. Intestinal Perforation in Neonates Dr. Talal Al Malki
11:55 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Surgery of Anomalies of Gonadal and Genital Development Prof. Yasser Jamal
12:15 p.m. - 12:35 p.m. Intraoperative Management of the Neonate Dr. Nizar Al Zughabi
12:35 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Prayer and Lunch Break
1:45 p.m. - 3 p.m. SESSION 7 (Challenging Cases in Neonatalogy) Dr. Ali Aqeel / Dr. Fayiza Alsulami
1:45 p.m. - 1:55 p.m. Fetus in Feto Dr. Adnan Amin
1:55 p.m. - 2:05 p.m. Split notochord syndrome Dr. Shadi Noman
2:05 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Congenital Hypothyroidism as a Rare Cause of Ascites in Preterm Infant Dr. Abdulkareem Abdulazeez
2:15 p.m. - 2:25 p.m. Spontaneous Umbilical Cord Hematoma Causing Perinatal Fetal Distress Dr. Samah Almuzaini
2:25 p.m. - 2:35 p.m. Congenital Dengue in Saudi Neonate Dr. Farzeen Mohtisham
2:35 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Diffuse Neonatal Hemangiomatosis Dr. Dalia Ellahony
2:45 p.m. - 2:55 p.m. Neonatal Pericardial Effusion & Tamponade After Umbilical Venous Catheter Insertion Dr. Mostafa Elbatreek
2:55 p.m. - 3 p.m. Questions None
3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. WORKSHOP 4 (IMPLEMENTATION OF DEVELOPMENTAL CARE IN NIDCAP APPROACHES (BRAIN CARE)
3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Developmental Care in NIDCAP Approach (Introduction) Mrs. Buenafe Cala
3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Overview of Critical Brain Development Ms. Selvie Dela Cena
4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Developmentally Supportive (Sensory Motor) Mrs. Buenafe Cala
4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Developmentally Supportive ( Kangaroo Care/Skin to Skin Ms. Selvie Dela Cena
5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Hands-On to Cover All Practical Aspects of Neonatal Brain Care Mrs. Buenafe Cala
3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. WORKSHOP 5 (ULTRASOUND GUIDED VASCULAR ACCESS IN NEONATES)
3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Vascular Anatomy Dr. Mohammed Bakhash
3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. US for Vascular Access Dr. Abdullah Alzahrani
4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Skill Stations with Hands-On Divided in 3 groups
4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Skill Stations with Hands-On Divided in 3 groups
5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Skill Stations with Hands-On Divided in 3 groups
3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. WORKSHOP 6 (NEONATAL SIMULATION WORKSHOP)
3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. The First 20 Minutes: Preterm Resuscitation Dr. Jubara Alallah
3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Delayed cord clamping Dr. Khalid Saidy
4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Golden Hour Management for the Preterm Neonate Dr. Jubara Alallah
4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Neonatal Arrhythmia Dr. Faiza Alsolami
5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Standardising Neonatal Resuscitation Practice Dr. Khalid Saidy

Time Event/Topic speaker
8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. SESSION 8 (NEONATAL NUTRITION) Dr. Ahlam Alsanad / Dr. Jameel Alghamdi
8 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. The key for Successful Breast Feeding in NICU-Enteral Feeding in Preterm Babies Dr. Abbas Al Omran
8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. Nutritional Supplement in Preterm Infants Dr. Emad Khadawardi
9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Monitoring of Post-Natal Growth Dr. Mohammed Al Hindi
9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Coffee break
9:55 a.m. - 11:35 a.m. SESSION 9 (NEONATAL NURSING CARE) DR. MAHA BAMEHRIZ / DR. ESSA SULTAN
9:55 a.m. - 10:25 a.m. Delivery Room Management and Resuscitation / Nursing / Prospective Ms. Kholoud Al Lali
10:25 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Neonatal Skin Care Mrs. Salma El Najjar
10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Neonatal Developmental Care; Nursing Prospective Mrs. Buenafe Cala
11:15 a.m. - 11:35 a.m. Discussion None
11:35 a.m. - 12:35 p.m. SESSION 10 (Neonatal Debate) Dr. Adnan Alshtiwi
11:35 a.m. - 11:55 a.m. Enteral Feeding in Preterm Babies Dr. Saad Al Saedi / Dr. Abdulhakiem Kattan
11:55 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Neonatal Cooling: Bed Side Controversies Prof. Turki Al Kharfy / Dr. Zakariya Al Salam
12:15 p.m. - 12:35 p.m. ROP: Screening, Treatments and Preventions Dr. Saleh Almro
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Prayer and lunch Break
1:45 p.m. - 3 p.m. SESSION 11 (NEONATAL RESEARCH PRESENTATION) Dr. SALEH AL ALAIYAN / DR. ABDULHAKIEM KATTAN
1:45 p.m. - 1:55 p.m. Comparison of Electrolytes and Hemoglobin between Blood Gas Analyzer and Serum Autoanalyzer in Preterm Infant Dr. Nouran Banjar
1:55 p.m. - 2:05 p.m. The Burden of Unjustified Admissions to NICU Dr. Nadia Alharbi
2:05 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Fluid supplementation in Preterm Infants with Unconjugated Hyperbilirubinaemia Dr. Shadi Noman
2:15 p.m. - 2:25 p.m. Effect of Tahneek with Dates on Hypoglycemia in Newborns: A Randomized Clinical Trial Dr. Farzeen Mohtisham
2:25 p.m. - 2:35 p.m. Efficacy and Safety of Deferred Umbilical Cord Clamping Compared to Umbilical Cord Milking in Preterm Infants: A Randomized Clinical Trial Dr. Gamal Atta
2:35 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Risk Factors and Predictors of Rebound Hyperbilirubinemia in a Term and Late Preterm Infant with Hemolytic Disease of Newborn Dr. Hanaa Almohammadi
2:45 p.m. - 2:55 p.m. Pulse Oximetry Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Disease at High Altitude Dr. Abdelfattah Mujahed
2:55 p.m. - 3 p.m. Questions, Announce the Research Winners None
3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. WORKSHOP 7 (RESPIRATORY WORKSHOP)
3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Early Respiratory Support Dr. Ramzi Kilani
3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Volume Guarantee Ventilation Dr. Ibrahim Ali
4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. When and How to Extubate Dr. Kamal Ali
4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. High Frequency Ventilation and Lung Recruitment Strategies Dr. Ramzi Kilani
5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Skill Stations With Hands-On To Cover All Practical Aspects of Neonatal Non Invasive Ventilation All
3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. WORKSHOP 8 (NEONATAL SKIN CARE: STATE OF THE SCIENCE AND ONGOING CHALLENGES)
3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Skin Care for the Term Infant Mrs. Salma El Najjar
3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Skin Care for the Preterm Infant Mrs. Kholoud Al Lali
4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Skin Assessment: Evaluation and Documentation Ms. Vetha Peter
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Practical Session All

Registration

Conference registration Early Bird Registration Till Early Bird Registration Fee Late Registration Till Late Registration Fee Onsite Registration Onsite Registration Fee
Physicians March 15, 2019 SAR 800 April 2, 2019 SAR 1000 April 2, 2019 SAR 1000
Nurses / Technician March 15, 2019 SAR 400 April 2, 2019 SAR 500 April 2, 2019 SAR 500
Students March 15, 2019 SAR 300 April 2, 2019 SAR 400 April 2, 2019 SAR 400

Sponsors

Abbvie

Nutrica

Nestle

medtronic

Aboot

Al -Jeel

Drager

Pharma

wyeth

Ordersa

Ronsea

Techno

Committees

Zakariya AlSalam

Chief Medical officer

Abdulhakiem Kattan

Consultant Neonatologist

Jasim Anabrees

Consultant neonatologist

Abeer Miqdad

Consultant Neonatologist