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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 2015 presentations, please click on the specific presentation's "CME Credit" icon. For qualifying 2015 presentations, please click on the large "CME Credit" icon at the top of the 2015 Presentations page.

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


Date Title of Presentation

Special Considerations in Newborn Screening
Julie Luedtke, BS
Program Manager
Newborn Screening & Genetics Program
Nebraska Dept. of Health & Human Services

1. Identify the reasons why false positives occur, and what is done to minimize the number of false positives.
2. Identify the potential reasons false negative results could be possible, and what is done to optimize the screen.
3. Identify potential communication breakdowns that can result in delayed diagnosis and treatment of affected newborns.
4. Identify strategies the State Program, Laboratory and Birthing Facilities have implemented to optimize the screen/minimize risk.
5. Identify strategies clinicians can implement to minimize their liability risk. 

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

2016/06/03 TBA

Food choking hazards in toddlers: interventional
Aisha Baig, MD, HOV
Pediatric Pulmonology Fellow

1. Identify frequent causes of food related airway aspiration in children 1-4 years of age.
2. Describe steps to create awareness for parents and caregivers.
3. Discuss morbidity and mortality associated with food related aspiration.

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

Transition Pediatric Patients to Adult healthcare
Gary Ullery, DO, HO-IV
Medicine-Pediatrics Resident
UNMC-Creighton-Children's Joint Pediatric Residency Program

1. Describe a healthcare transition and why is it important.
2. Define the elements of a successful healthcare transition.
3. Identify methods of participation in care transitions.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2016/06/24 No Grand Rounds
2016/07/01 No Grand Rounds

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.