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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 2016 presentations, please click on the specific presentation's "CME Credit" icon. For qualifying 2016 presentations, please click on the large "CME Credit" icon at the top of the 2016 Presentations page.

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

Date Title of Presentation
2017/11/24 No Grand Rounds          .
2017/12/01 Stephen Chartrand, MD Memorial Lecture in Pediatric Infectious Disease
Diagnostic and therapeutic advances in congenital and perinatal infections: Neonatal HSV and congenital CMV

David W. Kimberlin, MD
Sergio Stagno Endowed Chair in Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Professor, Pediatrics
Co-Director of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
University of Alabama at Birmingham            

1. Describe the appropriate work-up of a neonate with suspected HSV.
2. Discuss the current therapy of neonatal HSV disease.
3. Identify opportunities for further improvements in outcomes of congenital CMV infections.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.   
2017/12/08 Advancing Children’s Health in Challenging Times
Jim Kaufman, PhD
Vice President, Public Policy
Children's Hospital Association            

1. Review the political and fiscal environments impacting children’s health care.
2. Discuss the major public policy issues currently being debated in Washington.
3. Discuss what the Children's Hospital & Medical Center and the Children’s Hospital Association can do to advance children’s health care in Washington.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.               
2017/12/15 Pediatric Disaster Preparedness
Ted Cieslak MD
Associate Director of Center for Biosecurity, Biopreparedness, and Emerging Infectious Diseases
Associate Professor, Epidemiology
University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Public Health            

1. Describe the critical anatomic, physiologic, immunologic, pharmacologic, and developmental differences between children and adults.
2. Identify the critical issues of disaster preparedness and response in the pediatric population.
3. Discuss triage concepts as they apply to children.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.               
2017/12/22 No Grand Rounds   
2017/12/29 No Grand Rounds   
2018/01/04 No Grand Rounds   

For additional Grand Rounds opportunities, see our Trauma Grand Rounds page.

Children's Hospital & Medical Center is accredited by the Nebraska Medical Association 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.