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2016 Presentations

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Date

Trauma
CME

Title of Presentation

2016/01/01    

Grand Rounds cancelled

2016/01/08 X




Trauma in Children and Adolescents:  Symptoms, Consultation Referrals, and Empirically Supported Treatments
Anna Westin, PhD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Children's Behavioral Health

Objectives:
 1. Identify signs of trauma/post-traumatic stress reactions.
 2. Discuss when and how to make a referral for behavioral health.
 3. Describe empirically supported treatment options for trauma

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

2016/01/15

cancelled

2016/01/22





Muscle and Bone in Osteogenesis Imperfecta
 Charlotte L. Phillips, PhD
 Associate Professor
 Department of Biochemistry
 University of Missouri-Columbia

Objectives:
 1. Describe recent advances in the molecular pathogenesis of osteogenesis imperfecta.
 2. Discuss muscle - bone crosstalk and mechanosensing; role in skeletal remodeling and bone strength.
 3. Identify genetic and pharmacological strategies targeting muscle and bone in an osteogenesis imperfecta mouse model.

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

2016/01/29





What Is New In Pediatric Eye Care? 
 Donny W. Suh, MD, FAAP
 Chief, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus
 Children's Hospital & Medical Center
 Associate Professor
 Truhlsen Eye Institute / Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science
 University of Nebraska Medical Center

Objectives:
 1. Describe pediatric eye cases.
 2. Discuss how to diagnose.
 3. Identify treatment options.
 4. Discuss what is new about our understanding, diagnosis and/or  treatment for 2016.

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

2016/02/05  




Pediatric Dentistry Fundamentals for Pediatricians
Zachary Houser, DMD
Director, Pediatric Dentistry
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Objectives:
1. Discuss the etiology, prevention, and treatment of dental-related disease in children.
2. Discuss the etiology, prevention, and treatment of dental-related trauma in children.
3. Identify ways to improve the relationship between medicine and dentistry.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2016/02/12  





Monitoring Use of Atypical Antipsychotics
Martin Harrington, MD
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Children’s Behavioral Health

Objectives:
1. Discuss FDA indication, uses and potential benefits of atypical antipsychotics.
2. Describe potential negative effects of atypical antipsychotics.
3. Identify how to monitor for the negative effects of atypical antipsychotics.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2016/02/19  



Rings, Slings and Things
Scott E. Fletcher, MD
Director, Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Creighton University School of Medicine

Objectives:
1. Describe the embryologic basis of aortic arch development.
2. Discuss the clinical presentation of aortic arch anomalies.
3. Discuss the role of axial imaging in the evaluation of arch anomalies.

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

2016/02/26  




Telehealth: The Children's Experience
Jennifer McWilliams, MD
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Behavioral Health

Objectives:
1. Review the efficacy and satisfaction data for telehealth in general.
2. Discuss the administrative and operational details of the current telehealth program in Behavioral Health at Children's.
3. Explore future models of telehealth delivery.

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

2016/03/04  



Zika Virus: What We Know
Shirley Delair, MD, MPH
Children’s Specialty Physicians
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
UNMC College of Medicine

Objectives:
1. Describe the epidemiology and clinical manifestations of Zika virus disease
2. Discuss diagnostic testing for Zika virus infection including evaluation of the infant with microcephaly.
3. Discuss management and prevention recommendations for Zika virus exposure especially for pregnant women.

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

2016/03/11  



Distinguished Lecture
Mental Health across the Medical Education Continuum: Challenges and Opportunities

Stuart Slavin, MD, MEd
Associate Dean for Curriculum
Professor of Pediatrics
Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Objectives:
1.       List prevalence of depression, suicide, and burnout in physicians.
2.       Describe strategies to reduce stressors in the learning environment.
3.       Describe approaches to enhance resilience.

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

2016/03/18  



Pain Management in Developmentally Delayed Children
Jessica Goeller, DO
Children’s Specialty Physicians
Director, Acute Pain Service
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center

Objectives:
1. Discuss Acute Pain Service approaches in the treatment of developmentally delayed children.
2. Identify pharmacological (polypharmacological) modalities employed.
3. Describe alternative therapies utilized to augment analgesic regimen.

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

2016/03/25  




Residents’ Choice Distinguished Lecture
Preventing and Treating Primary Pain Disorders: From Functional Abdominal Pain, Tension Headaches, Migraines to Musculoskeletal Pain & Fibromyalgia
Stefan Friedrichsdorf, MD
Medical Director, Department of Pain Medicine, Palliative Care and Integrative Medicine
Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

Objectives:
1. Define chronic versus acute pain in children.
2. Review prevalence of chronic pain in children.
3. Discuss successful interdisciplinary approaches in managing dysfunctional (=primary) pain disorders in children
4. Appreciate low importance of pharmacotherapy.

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

2016/04/01  



Distinguished Lecture in conjunction with Heartland Pediatric Gastroenterology Conference
ImproveCareNow: A Learning Health Network to Transform the Health, Care and Costs of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Richard B. Colletti, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Vermont College of Medicine
President and Executive Network Director, ImproveCareNow

Objectives:
1. Discuss the reliability of health care.
2. Describe how systems improvement can result in improved care and outcomes. 
3. Define a Learning Health System.

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

2016/04/08  



Mindfulness and Meditation
Jodi Cantrell, MD, HO-IV
Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Resident
UNMC College of Medicine

Objectives:
1. Define what mindfulness and contemplation means in research compared to the individual practitioner.
2. Review what research has described as the effects of mindfulness and meditation on physiological measures.
3. Explore what this can mean for our patients.

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

2016/04/15      No Grand Rounds
2016/04/22  

CME not available

Distinguished Lecture in conjunction with New Frontiers in Neonatal Care Conference
Lessons from the Neonatology Trial Evidome
John A. F. Zupancic, MD, ScD
Associate Chief of Neonatology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Harvard Medical School

Objectives:
1. Review the topical coverage and quality of randomized trials over twenty years in neonatology.
2. Discuss the impact of the most recently performed trials on our conclusions regarding efficacy of interventions.
3. Derive a plan for improving the efficiency of the neonatology research process.

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

04/29/2016  



Distinguished Lecture
Surgical Treatment of Pediatric Obesity

Thomas H. Inge, M.D., Ph.D., FACS, FAAP
Surgical Director, Surgical Weight Loss Program for Teens
Director, Center for Bariatric Research and Innovation
Attending Surgeon, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Professor, University of Cincinnati Department of Surgery

Objectives:
1. Describe rationale for surgical treatment of pediatric obesity.
2. List surgical procedures most applicable to adolescents with severe obesity.
3. Discuss expected short and long term outcomes of surgical treatment.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
05/06/2016  

CME not available

Distinguished Lecture
Genetic Hearing Loss: Diagnosis and Possible Restoration
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. Define types of genetic hearing loss.
2. Identify causes of genetic hearing loss.
3. Describe technologies in hearing restoration for genetic hearing loss.

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

2016/05/13  



Event Code: 10135
Exploring novel marker for high risk neuroblastoma
Katie L. Greenwood, MD, HO-III Pediatric Resident
UNMC College of Medicine

Objectives:
1. Discuss opportunities and strategies for developing research involvement in residency.
2. Review high risk features of neuroblastoma and current treatment modalities.
3. Discuss the biology of "cancer stem theory" and its potential relationship to targeting high risk neuroblastoma.

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

2016/05/20  



Event Code: 10136

Newborn Screening 101
Karen Eveans, MD
Follow-up Coordinator
Newborn Screening & Genetics Program
Nebraska Dept. of Health & Human Services
Krystal Baumert
Follow-up Coordinator
Newborn Screening & Genetics Program
Nebraska Dept. of Health & Human Services
Julie Luedtke, BS
Program Manager
Newborn Screening & Genetics Program
Nebraska Dept. of Health & Human Services

Objectives:
1. Describe the practitioner’s responsibilities for patient education about newborn screening.
2. Describe the 29 conditions currently screened on Nebraska's newborn blood spot panel.
3. Describe the practitioner’s responsibilities for ensuring screening, follow-up and what supports are available to them.

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

2016/05/27  

CME not available

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

Objectives:
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 X



Event Code: 10138
Distinguished Lecture
Pediatric Dog Attacks: Human Nurture or Dog Nature?

Caleb M. Steffen, MD
University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Objectives:
1. Describe the history of human-dog interactions, specifically pediatric dog attacks.
2. Define the current magnitude of pediatric dog bite morbidity & mortality
3. Identify expected/accepted medical and surgical strategies for pediatric dog bites.
4. Discuss success and failures of prevention strategies and future directions.

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

2016/06/10  



Event Code: 10139
Food aspiration avoidance in toddlers: An interventional study  
Aisha Baig, MD, HOVI
Pediatric Pulmonology Fellow
UNMC College of Medicine

Objectives:
1. Identify frequent causes of food related airway aspiration in children 1-4 years of age.
2. Describe the morbidity and mortality with aspiration.
3. Describe a novel interventional educational method for increasing parental knowledge.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2016/06/17  



Event Code: 10140

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

Objectives:
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
2016/07/08  

CME not available


Common Orthopaedic Conditions in the Infant
Maegen Wallace, MD, ATC
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Children's Hospital & Medical Center
Assistant Professor
UNMC College of Medicine

Objectives:
1. Discuss common orthopaedic conditions in the infant, ie hip dysplasia, clubfoot.
2. Discuss diagnostic work up of these conditions.
3. Discuss treatments for these conditions.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.       
2016/07/15  

CME not available

CHIMPS Initiative in the Emergency Department
Susan M. Kelly, MD
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Children's Hospital & Medical Center
Assistant Professor, UNMC College of Medicine
 
Objectives:
1. Define sepsis.
2. Recognize the morbidity and mortality caused by pediatric sepsis.
3. Describe the sepsis screening and clinical management initiative in the emergency department.  

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.         
2016/07/22  



Event Code: 10145

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  



Event code: 10146
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.

The CME program received an unrestricted educational grant to cover expenses + honorarium for this speaker. 
Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity. 

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   Sport Safety
Kerry Waple, MEd, ATC, CSCS
Sports Medicine Program Coordinator
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
 
Objectives:
1. Describe the Sport Safety issues facing pediatric and adolescent athletes.
2. Recognize the associated physical/physiological and emotional factors.
3. Identify proper interventions/recommendations for improved safety of our youth athletes.

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

2016/09/30    

Resiliency in Health Care: Helpful information for Care Givers to Develop their Own Resilience and Foster Resilience in their Patients
Mike Vance, PhD
Director, Behavioral Health Services
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center

Objectives:
1. Define Resilience and its relevance to the health care provider.
2. Identify the 7 C’s of resilience.
3. Identify 3 strategies to foster resilience in pediatric patients.

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

2016/10/07    

Distinguished Lecture in conjunction with NE AAP Annual Meeting 
Pediatric Accountable Care: Population Health and Value-based Financing

Colleen Kraft, MD, FAAP
Medical Director, Health Network by Cincinnati Children’s

Objectives:
1. Recognize how the pediatric triple-aim differs from adult models.
2. Describe one model of value-based payment and the effect on both pediatric population health and pediatric practice health.
3. Assess how pediatrics can best prepare for these changes.

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

2016/10/14     No Grand Rounds
2016/10/21    
2016/10/28    

Alternative Careers in Medicine
Sarah Kesterson, MD, HO-IV
Medicine-Pediatrics Resident
UNMC College of Medicine

Objectives:
1.  Review demographics of those physicians who pursue alternative careers in medicine.
2.  Discuss a general step-wise approach to transitioning from clinical to nonclinical positions.
3.  Describe common setbacks/pitfalls often made in this transition and how to avoid them.

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

2016/11/04    

Content Importing Technologies

Kate McKillip, MD, HO-IV

Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Resident

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Objectives:

1. Define content importing technologies (CIT) as a component of electronic medical records (EMR) documentation.

2. Review current evidence of CIT’s effect on medical education.

3. Explore the developing discipline of medical cognition as it pertains to the interaction between EMRs and physicians in training.

4. Critically examine document creation from the paradigm of narrative medicine.

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

2016/11/11    

Steven Chartrand, MD Memorial Lecture in Pediatric Infectious Disease
Evaluating Fever of Unknown Origin and Addressing Periodic fevers
Kathryn M. Edwards, MD
Sarah H. Sell and Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Objectives:
1. Identify various recurrent and periodic fevers in children.
2. Define the essentials of taking a comprehensive fever history.
3. Describe with familial and nonfamilial recurrent fever syndromes in children.

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

2016/11/18    

Childhood Obesity: Perspectives on the Epidemic
Sandra G. Hassink, MD, MS, FAAP
Director, Pediatric Obesity Initiative
A.I. Dupont Hospital for Children
Wilmington, DE
2015 AAP President

Objectives:
1. Describe the current epidemiology of childhood obesity.
2. Discuss the current recommendations for prevention, intervention and treatment.
3. Utilize a development approach to obesity treatment.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2016/11/25     No Grand Rounds
2016/12/02     Distinguished Lecture in Pediatric Ethics
Decisions Regarding Resuscitation of Extremely Premature Infants: Should Social Context Matter?
Renee D. Boss, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Objectives:
1. Describe impact of social context on outcomes for premature infants.
2. Understand ethical challenges of including social context in prenatal counseling.
3. Describe communication skills needed to include social context in prenatal counseling.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2016/12/09    

Promoting Scholarly Activity for Pediatric Physicians at CHMC via Creation of a “Portal of Entry” into the PRI
Rob Chaplin, MD
Jeff Delaney, MD
Chris Erickson, MD
Teri Mauch, MD, PhD
Ruben Quiros, MD
Kari Simonsen, MD
Jessica Snowden, MD

Objectives:
1. Understand how to access the resources available to promote scholarly activity at CHMC
2. Increase awareness of how scholarly activity enhances the institutional reputation
3. Introduce a semi-annual writing workshop series
4. Improve physician engagement
5. Discuss opportunities for faculty development, clinical trial participation and investigator initiated research in the IDeA States Pediatric Clinical Trials Network.

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

2016/12/16    

Advances in Neuroblastoma: Miles to Go Before We Sleep
Meg Macy, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Heme/Onc and Bone Marrow Transplantation
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Children's Hospital Colorado

Objectives:
1. Recognize clinical signs and presentations of neuroblastoma.
2. Understand the different prognostic factors associated with high-risk neuroblastoma.
3. Become familiar with the new therapies for high-risk neuroblastoma.

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

2016/12/23     Grand Rounds cancelled
2016/12/30     Grand Rounds cancelled

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