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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 morning 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
2014/08/01

Failure to Thrive: Interdisciplinary Care
Amber Droescher, BSN, RN, CPN
Amy Kaspar, LCSW
Marcia Nielsen, RD, CDE, LMNT
Sharon Stoolman, MD

Objectives:
1. Describe the work-up of failure to thrive patients.
2. Discuss how members of the healthcare team assess failure to thrive.
3. Identify strategies to work with families to treat failure to thrive.
4. Illustrate the management of failure to thrive patients through case studies.

Disclosures: to be collected

2014/08/08

Distinguished Lecture
Quality Improvement in Schubert-Martin Pediatric IBD Center: Changing the Outcome
Shehzad A Saeed, MD,FAAP, AGAF
Professor, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Clinical Director, Schubert-Martin Pediatric IBD Center, and GI Service
Medical Director, Inpatient GI/Colorectal Unit
Affiliate Member, Anderson Center for Health System Excellence
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Objectives:
1. Describe the Chronic Care Model and its role in advancing Chronic Care disease
2. Discuss QI methodology and its implementation in Clinical Practice
3. Identify how pre-visit planning works and improves care

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

2014/08/15

Evaluation and Treatment of Torticollis: A Physical Therapy Perspective
Stacy L. Lerner, PT, PCS
Pediatric Physical Therapist
Board Certified Specialist, Pediatric Physical Therapy
C/NDT (Pediatric Certification in NeuroDevelopmental Treatment)

Objectives:
1. Define and identify torticollis.
2. Discuss the role of baby equipment and use of containers has on the development of torticollis.
3. Describe the importance of floor and tummy time to the promotion of age appropriate gross motor development.

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

2014/08/22

Acute Liver Failure in Children
Ruben Quiros, MD
Professor of Pediatrics & Surgery
Chief, Pediatric GI, Hepatology & Nutrition
Medical Director, Pediatric Liver & Intestinal Transplantation
Fellowship Program Director
Objectives:
1. Identify children who have acute liver failure.
2. Describe progress and potential outcomes.
3. Discuss the role of liver transplant in children with acute liver failure.

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

2014/08/29

Grand Rounds cancelled

2014/09/05

The first 1,000 days (in conjunction with the NE AAP meeting)
Gina DiRenzo-Coffey, MD, FAAP
Director of Inpatient Pediatrics at Boys Town
Adjunct Faculty Creighton University Medical Center Department of Family Medicine

Objectives:
1. Discuss the rapid growth and changes in the brain in the first 1,000 days of life.
2. Describe how experiences can have permanent effects on genes and brain structure.
3. Identify what professionals can do to help buffer the stressful events and improve outcomes.

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

2014/09/12

The Impact of Drug Shortages on Pediatric Oncology: An Ethical Analysis
Jill C. Beck, MD, MS
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Children’s Specialty Physicians
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
Assistant Professor, UNMC College of Medicine

Objectives:
1. Describe the history and causes of drug shortages.
2. Discuss the impact drug shortages have on the medical system.
3. Identify an ethical framework to manage distribution of drugs in short supply.

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

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

TBA

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

 

2014/11/07

 

2014/11/15

 

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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