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2017 Presentations

CME Credit

CME credits are available for one year after the original date of the presentation.  Videos will remain available for viewing during that same period.
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Date

Trauma
CME

Title of Presentation

2017/01/13





Event Code: 17622

Physician Burnout: What it’s doing to your brain and what we can do about it
Steven Wengel, MD
Chair, Department of Psychiatry
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Carol Wang
Executive Director, Metro Omaha Medical Society
 
Objectives:
1. Describe prevalence, signs and symptoms of burnout.
2. Review prevention and treatment strategies.
3. Discuss local resources for physicians.

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

2017/01/20  



CME not available

Drug abuse in children and teens
Special Agent Chad Robacker
Group Supervisor, Tactical Diversion Squad
Omaha District Office
Drug Enforcement Administration

Objectives:
1. Discuss evolving street drugs, including new drugs and new names for existing drugs.
2. Describe the impact of prescription drug abuse on children and teens.

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

2017/01/27  



Event Code: 17624
Pediatric Palliative Care
Meaghann Shaw Weaver, MD, MPH, FAAP
Hand In Hand/Pediatric Palliative Care
Pediatric Oncology
Asst Professor, Pediatrics
UNMC College of Medicine

Objectives:
1. Define pediatric palliative care as a set of tasks
2. Identify predictable opportunities for palliative care intervention
3. Define when and how to utilize a subspecialty pediatric palliative care team
4. Evaluate myths and assumptions about pediatric palliative care


Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2017/02/03  



Event Code: 17625
Abusive Head Trauma
Donny Suh, MD
Children’s Specialty Physicians
Clinical Service Chief, Ophthalmology
Associate Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
UNMC College of Medicine

Objectives:
1. Discuss the pathophysiology of abusive head trauma ocular findings.
2. Discuss unique findings of retinal hemorrhages from abuse vs accident vs. normal vaginal delivery.
3. Discuss new technology of obtaining fundus photography with a smart phone.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2017/02/17  



Event Code: 17627
What to do About Abuse
Suzanne B. Haney, MD, FAAP
Child Abuse Pediatrics
Children’s Specialty Physicians
Medical Director, Children’s Advocacy Team
Children's Hospital & Medical Center
Medical Director, Project Harmony

Objectives:
1. Definition of abuse neglect and reporting requirements.
2. Structure of CPS case investigations.
3. Role of medical professionals in CPS investigations.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2017/02/24  

Event Code: TBA
Ferritin in Pediatric Infections
Arwa Nasir, MBBS, MSc. MPH
President, Nebraska Chapter AAP
Division Chief of General Pediatrics
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
University of Nebraska Medical Center
 
Objectives:
1. Discuss the role of serum ferritin as a marker of infection.
2. Discuss the role of iron metabolism in innate immunity.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2017/03/03  



Event Code: 17629
Distinguished Lecture
Impact of Pre-procedural Fasting on Outcomes of Sedation for Children
Mark G. Roback, MD
Professor of Pediatrics & Emergency Medicine
Director, Division of Emergency Medicine
University of Minnesota Medical School                        

Objectives:
1. Compare risk of pulmonary aspiration associated with general anesthesia vs. procedural sedation outside the operating room.
1. Review the literature on the impact of preprocedural fasting on outcomes of sedation.
3. Discuss strategies for preprocedural risk stratification of “unfasted” children who require sedation for emergency procedures.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2017/03/10  

Event Code: TBA
Schulz Memorial Lecture in Pediatric Surgery
Best Way to Predict the Future ...is to INVENT it
Thomas M. Krummel, M.D.
Emile Holman Professor
Co-Director, Stanford Biodesign Program
Director, Surgical Innovation Program
Stanford University School of Medicine
Susan B. Ford Surgeon-in-Chief
Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital
Professor, By Courtesy, of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Bioengineering
 
Objectives:
1.  Recount early days at Stanford, Xerox PARC and their influence on Silicon Valley, the world…and me.
2.  Use lessons of those early days as paradigm for “Inventing the Future” in Surgery.
3.  Extract lessons from real world examples of “Inventing the Future.”

Presenter will make disclosures at presentation.  No conflict has been identified related to this educational activity.
2017/03/17  

Event Code: TBA
Distinguished Lecture
Update on the Clinical Laboratory and Partnering for Better Utilization
David L. Smalley, PhD, MSS, MHA
President, AEL
 
Objectives:
1.  Discuss update opportunities for the Clinical Laboratory.
2.  Provide examples of improved services.
3.  Outline the changes in utilization management opportunities.            

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2017/03/24  

Event Code: TBA
Residents’ Choice Distinguished Lecture
Breaking the Stigma: A Physician's Road to Recovery and Self-Care
Adam Bartlett Hill, MD
Associate Residency Director
Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
Pediatric Palliative Care
Riley Hospital for Children

Objectives:
1. Learn tools for physician self-care.
2. Break the stigma of mental health conditions in our profession.
3. Open up lines of communication in our fields about mental health conditions.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2017/03/31  

Event Code: TBA
Distinguished Lecture in conjunction with New Frontiers in Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Care Conference
Seeking New Therapies for Neonatal Lung Diseases
Judy L. Aschner, MD
Michael I. Cohen Professor and University Chair of Pediatrics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Physician-In-Chief, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, NY

Objectives:
1. Review transitional circulatory physiology
2. Review the clinical assessment of infants with suspected pulmonary hypertension
3. Evaluate our current approach to therapy
4. Explore the translational potential of novel therapies under investigation

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity
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2017/04/07   Recording + CME not available Distinguished Lecture in conjunction with Heartland Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Conference
Do We Know How to Make the Bowel Less Irritable?
Carlo DiLorenzo, MD
Division Chief, Division of Pediatric
Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Medical Director, Center for Colorectal
and Pelvic Reconstruction
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Objective:
1. Illustrate dietary, medical and psychosocial interventions that the primary care physician can implement in order to improve symptoms in a child with irritable bowel syndrome.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2017/04/14  



Event Code: 17635
Distinguished Lecture
Precision Physiology Approach to Transfusion Decision Making
Allan Doctor, MD
Professor, Pediatrics
Associate Professor, Biochemistry& Molecular Biophysics
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis
 
Objectives:
1. Describe the physiologic differences between stored (for transfusion) and native red blood cells.
2. Discuss approaches to evaluate/manage anemia tolerance in individual patients.
3. Discuss approaches to sequence (with other therapies) and titrate (amount) transfusion in the ICU setting.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2017/04/21     Distinguished Lecture in conjunction with Paindora: The Third Annual Pain Conference
To Sleep, Perchance to Degenerate: Anesthesia, Neurotoxicity, & the Pediatric Brain
Steven Hays, MD
Director, Pediatric Pain Services
Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology & Pediatrics
Vanderbilt University Medical Center,
Nashville, TN

Objectives:
1. Review recent animal data indicating significant neuropathology and behavioral abnormalities following anesthetic exposure in developmentally vulnerable subjects.
2. Discuss available human data describing associations between anesthetic exposure in infants and young children and subsequent developmental disability.
3.Consider relevance of animal data to usual human anesthetic exposure, avenues for ongoing research, and reasonable guidelines for clinical practice.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2017/04/28     Improving Diagnosis of Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt Infections in Children
Gwenn L. Skar, MD
Fellow, Pediatric Infectious Disease
UNMC College of Medicine
 
Objectives:
1. Describe a path to developing a research questions and designing a research study.
2. Establish the need for additional strategies for CSF shunt infection.
3. Demonstrate that CSF chemokines and cytokines can distinguish between CONS infection and postsurgical trauma in a rat model of CSF shunt infection.

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 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.