School of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics



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2018 JMC-LAPIN Symposium:

Newborn Screening in Louisiana: The Impact of Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Primary Immunodeficiency

A Guide for Allergy/Immunology and Primary Care Physicians


Friday, November 30 - Saturday, December 1, 2018


Harrah's New Orleans Hotel
228 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA





Children's Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Intended Audience :
Physicians in general, Pulmonologists, Immunologists, Allergists, Infectious disease specialists, scientists, organizations and individuals involved in new and upcoming diagnostic and treatment possibilities, all levels of interested trainees in science and medicine.   


Purpose and Content:
Familiarize an audience of subspecialists and general practitioners in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine with neonatal screening and Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to link the educational objectives to Core Competencies and be able to:

  • Review neonatal screening for T cell and B cell immunodeficiency
  • Describe the treatment options for PI identified during NBS including IgG replacement, enzyme replacement and infection prophylaxis.
  • Discuss the uses of Gamma globulin in regards to SCT and other definitive therapies for SCID and severe T cell immunodeficiency.

Registration :
The registration fee of $75 entitles the participant to admission to the conference, all course materials, continental breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks. We are unable to process any registration without payment.


Hotel Room Block:
A block of rooms at Harrah's New Orleans Hotel has been reserved for attendees and exhibitors at a rate of $219 on Friday and Saturday under the name JMC-LAPIN 2018. Click on this link to book your room in the block:

You can also call 1-877-466-7847 but be advised a $15 surcharge will apply to all phone reservations. After October 15, any reservation request will be accepted on a “space available” basis.


CME Statement lsms 2018
Children's Hospital is accredited by the Louisiana State Medical Society to sponsor continuing medical education.  This activity has been planned and implemented in Accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the LSMS through the joint providership of the Jeffery Modell Foundation, Children's Hospital.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if special accommodations are needed, please notify Catherine Mooney at 504-896-9264 no later than Thursday, November 29, 2018.


Harrah's New Orleans Hotel
228 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 533-6000


Additional Information:
For additional information, please contact
Kelly Allerton
Phone: (504) 896-9800
Fax: (504) 896-2720