DLSUMC’s Department of Pediatrics, in cooperation with The Philippine Pediatric Society – Southern Tagalog Chapter held its 13th Postgraduate Course on February 20- 21 at the Acacia Hotel, Alabang, Muntinlupa City.


Entitled “www.PediaApps.dlsumc (What, Why and When to request: Clinical applications in pediatric practice”, the course tackled most commonly used laboratory examinations, their indications and contraindications, interpretation, and clinical application. The series of lectures aimed to help health professionals correlate diagnostic test results with presenting signs and symptoms of common pediatric illnesses.


Physicians who attended the course were awarded 45, 19, and 13.5 CME (continuing medical education) points by the Philippine Medical Association (PMA), Philippine Pediatric Society (PPS) and the Philippine Association of Family Physicians (PAFP), respectively.