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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
2014/09/19

Chartrand Annual Memorial Distinguished Lecture in Pediatric Infectious Disease
Group B Streptococcal Disease:  Updates and Challenges
Morven S. Edwards, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine

Objectives:
1. Describe the substantial group B streptococcal (GBS) disease burden in the US and globally.
2. Identify the long-term outcomes of GBS meningitis.
3. Discuss the challenges to and possibilities for prevention of GBS infections.

Disclosures: consultant and grant/research support from Novartis Vaccines.  Presentation will NOT include discussion of the mentioned commercial interest.

2014/09/26

Depression in Children and Adolescents
Joan M Daughton, MD
Child Psychiatrist
Children's Hospital & Medical Center
 
Objectives:
1. Describe the assessment and diagnostic approaches to depression in children and adolescents in a primary care setting.
2. Discuss evidence-based treatment approaches for depression in children and adolescents.

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

2014/10/03

Haggstrom Annual Distinguished Lecture in Pediatric Radiology
Appendicitis and Mesenteric Adenitis/Enteritis: A New Look With Imaging
Leonard Swischuk, MD
Director, Pediatric Radiology
Profesor of Radiology and Pediatrics
The University of Texas Medical Branch, Children's Hospital, Galveston, Texas 

Objectives:
1. Describe the role of Lymphoid hyperplasia in appendicitis.
2. Describe the role of mesenteric adenitis/enteritis in the acute abdomen.
3. Discuss when to use the various imaging modalities available.

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

2014/10/10

Distinguished Lecture
Pediatric Hearing Loss: No longer a mystery
Margaret A. Kenna, MD, MPH
Director of Clinical Research
Dept. of Otolaryngology and Communication Enhancement
Boston Children’s Hospital
Professor of Otology and Laryngology
Harvard Medical School

Objectives:
1. Describe how to make a diagnosis of hearing loss in infants and young children.
2. Identify congenital CMV.
3. Describe the genetics of hearing loss and balance disorders.
4. Discuss imaging in the diagnosis of pediatric SNHL and balance dysfunction.

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

2014/10/17

Distinguished Lecture
Progress in the Diagnosis and management of Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension
Dunbar Ivy, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief of Pediatric Cardiology
Director of Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Program
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Objectives:
1. Discuss the recent changes to the classification of pulmonary hypertension
2. Describe the recent treatment algorithm for pediatric pulmonary hypertension
3. Identify novel imaging modalities in diagnosis of pediatric pulmonary hypertension.

Presenter will make disclosures at presentation. No conflict has been identified related to this educational activity.

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

Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections and You
Andrew J. Macfadyen, MD
Children's Specialty Physicians
PICU Medical Director, Children's Hospital & Medical Center
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, 
UNMC College of Medicine

Objectives:
1.  Describe at least three different clinical strategies to prevent central line associated blood stream infections
2.  Identify behaviors that contribute to central line associated blood stream infections and pledge to eradicate those behaviors
3.  Recognize behaviors in others that contribute to central line associated blood stream infections and formulate a plan to correct those behaviors.
4.  List at least three reasons why central line associated blood stream infections are significant.

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

2014/11/07

 

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

 

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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