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Grand Rounds

Continuing Medical Education is a high priority for those who work in the health care profession. One format used by Children's Hospital & Medical Center for educating physicians, students, residents and other medical professionals is Grand Rounds. Pediatric Grand Rounds are presented live each Friday from 8-9 a.m. at Children’s in the Glow auditorium on the 3rd floor. These programs are made available to view via our internet link. CME credit is approved for one year from the date of the presentation. Archived presentations may be viewed for content, but credit is not offered.

CME Credit

Grand Rounds CME credit is available and approved for programs presented within one year of today's date. To apply for CME credit for 2013 presentations, please click on the specific presentation's "CME Credit" icon. For qualifying 2013 presentations, please click on the large "CME Credit" icon at the top of the 2013 Presentations page.

Contact CME Coordinator Sara Olsen at solsen@childrensomaha.org or (402) 955-6070 with questions.

 

Date Title of Presentation
2014/10/24

Infant Death Investigation
Erin Linde, MD
Staff forensic pathologist, Physicians Laboratory
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Pathology
Creighton University School of Medicine

Objectives:
1. Characterize the medical examiner and coroner death investigation systems.
2. Explain the types of cases that typically fall under medical examiner/coroner jurisdiction.
3. Review sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and sudden unexpected infant death (SUID).
4. Emphasize the role of scene and death investigation in the determination of SIDS and SUID.
5. Review common autopsy findings in SIDS and SUID.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

2014/10/31

Ebola Preparedness
Kari Simonsen, MD
Children's Specialty Physicians
Clinical Service Chief, Infectious Disease, Children's Hospital & Medical Center
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, 
UNMC College of Medicine

Objectives:
1.  Understand the virus
2.  Prepare the hospital for the virus
3.  Explain how to screen and diagnose Ebola
4.  Discuss how to treat patients with the virus

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

2014/11/07

Diseases and Outbreaks in Winter Months:  The Public Health Perspective 
Carol Allensworth, MPH, MT(ASCP)SM 
Division Chief, Health Data and Planning
Douglas County Health Department 

Anne O'Keefe, MD, MPH
Senior Epidemiologist
Douglas County Health Department

Objectives:
1. Describe the roles of laboratories and health care providers in the reportable disease process in Nebraska
2. Describe the role of public health in disease and outbreak surveillance
3. List 3 ways public health monitors influenza every year

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

2014/11/14

Distinguished Lecture in Ethics
Pediatric Palliative Care
Brian S. Carter, MD, FAAP
Professor of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Missouri at Kansas City
 
Objectives:
1. List at least 2 improvements in pediatric palliative care provision over the past 10 years.
2. Describe what "concurrent care" for children means in the context of pediatric palliative care.
3. Recognize current barriers to pediatric palliative care being provided "early" in a child's disease course.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

2014/11/21

If ICD-10 has been delayed, why do I have to keep doing this documentation stuff? 
Daniel Catalano, MD, FACOG
Physician Consultant in Clinical Documentation Integrity

Objectives:
1. Learn the essentials of documentation that impact severity of illness and how to properly apply them
2. Become better educated regarding documentation needs for ICD-9 and ICD-10 compliance
3. Understand how documentation ties into quality measures and comparison data of hospitals and providers

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

2014/11/28

Grand Rounds cancelled

2014/12/05

 

2014/12/12

 

2014/12/19

Government Affairs 101
Liz Lyons
Government Affairs Representative
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center

Objectives:
1. Identify how to gain access to information in our state legislature.
2. Discuss Children’s approach to public policy and issues and how you, as an individual, can exercise your stance.
3. Describe how to effectively communicate with your political leaders.
4. Discuss hot topics in the Unicameral and Congress.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.

2014/12/26

Grand Rounds cancelled

Children's Hospital & Medical Center is accredited by the Nebraska Medical Association Commission on Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Children's Hospital & Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of one (1) AMA PRA Category I CreditTMPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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