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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 solsen@childrensomaha.org or (402) 955-6070 with questions.

 

Date Title of Presentation
2016/07/22

Failure to Embrace a Safety Culture-We are at Risk
Bridget M. Norton, MD
Chief Medical Quality Officer
Pediatric Critical Care
Children's Hospital & Medical Center
Assistant Professor, UNMC College of Medicine
Amber Phipps, MBA
Vice President, Quality
Children's Hospital & Medical Center

Objectives:
1. Emphasize the important of physician engagement in a culture of safety.
2. Define a means of evaluating patient safety culture.
3. Discuss evidence that a strong patient safety culture improves outcomes.

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

2016/07/29

Nephrology Pearls for the General Pediatrician
Melissa Muff-Luett, MD
Pediatric Nephrology
Children's Hospital & Medical Center
Assistant Professor, UNMC College of Medicine
 
Objectives:
1. Describe how to initiate a nephrology evaluation.
2. Discuss how to interpret key nephrology vitals and labs.
3. Identify when to refer to pediatric nephrology.

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

2016/08/05

Child and Adolescent Patients Admitted to General Medical Units
Sean Akers, Psy.D.
Coordinator Consult
Children’s Behavioral Health
Joan Daughton, MD
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Children’s Behavioral Health

Objectives:
1. Identify role of psychology and psychiatry with patients admitted to medical floor.
2. Describe the assessment and treatment of suicidal patients admitted to medical floor.
3. Discuss the assessment and treatment of aggressive patients admitted to medical floor.

Presenters have disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2016/08/12

2015 Kids Count in Nebraska Report
Chrissy Tonkinson, MPH
Research Coordinator
Voice for Children

Objectives:
1. Review data on Nebraska child well-being in the areas of health, education, economic stability, child welfare, and juvenile justice will be highlighted to give attendees a clear picture of the current state of Nebraska children.
2. Discuss data and the results of Kids Count's Index of Race and Opportunity for Nebraska kids will be shared providing an in-depth look at disparities to opportunity facing Nebraska children of color.
3. Make policy recommendations will be made to help take steps forward to ensuring Nebraska building pathways to opportunity for all children and families.

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

2016/08/19 Childhood Obesity
Robert A. Cusick, MD
Pediatric Surgery
Children's Hospital & Medical Center
Professor, UNMC College of Medicine
Christina Fernandez, MD
Pediatrician
Children's Physicians, Creighton
Assistant Professor, Creighton University School of Medicine
Carly Frost, MSN, APRN
Nurse Practitioner, HEROES Clinic
Children's Hospital & Medical Center
 
Objectives:
1. Review the goals and outcomes of the HEROES program.
2. Discuss the role of nutrition pre- and post-surgery.
3. Describe indications for surgery.
4. Discuss surgical options and review Children’s bariatric surgery results to date. 

Presenters have disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2016/08/26

Recognition, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Chronic Granulomatous Disease
Jennifer W. Leiding, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of South Florida

Objectives:
1. Identify patients with chronic granulomatous disease (CGD).
2. Discuss infectious and non-infectious complications of CGD.
3. Identify treatment modalities for patients with CGD.

2016/09/02 No Grand Rounds
2016/09/09 Adolescents, Sexuality, & The Internet
Kirk A. B. Newring, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist
Forensic Behavioral Health, Inc.
Papillion, NE
 
Objectives:
1. Identify questions to ask adolescent clients related to sexual health and wellness.
2. Identify questions to ask adolescent clients related to Internet usage.
3. Identify topics to discuss with parents of adolescent clients relating to sexual behavior, the Internet, and social media.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2016/09/16 TBA
2016/09/23

Distinguished Lecture
Managing Sedation in Critically-ill Infants and Children

Martha A.Q. Curley, RN, PhD, FAAN
Ellen and Robert Kapito Professor in Nursing Science School of Nursing
Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine University of Pennsylvania

Objectives:
1. Describe several clinical challenges in the management of sedation in critically-ill children.
2. Discuss essential elements of the nurse-implemented goal-directed RESTORE protocol.
3. Describe one approach to managing  iatrogenic withdrawal syndrome.
4. Describe the outcome of the RESTORE study including differences in the child’s sedation experience.

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

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.