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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   video + CME not available 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  

CME not available
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  

CME not available
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  

CME not available
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  

CME not available
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  

CME not available
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  



Event Code: 17636
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  



Event Code: 17637
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.
2017/05/05  



Event Code: 17638
Upper Respiratory Tract infections in Children: When to Proceed with Surgery
Ahsan Qadeer, MD
Children’s Specialty Physicians
Anesthesiology
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology
UNMC College of Medicine


Objectives:
1. Describe URI signs, symptoms and etiology.
2. Identify risk factors for anesthesia-related complications.
3. Discuss preoperative evaluation and determining whether to proceed with surgery.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2017/05/12  



Event Code: 17639
Maternal Depression Screening in the NICU population (30 minute presentation in conjunction with annual Pediatrics Faculty award presentation)
Aleisha Nabower, MD, HO-II
UNMC-Creighton-Children’s Pediatric Resident
 
Objectives:
1. Discuss rates of maternal depression in mothers of infants in the NICU and NICU graduates.
2. Discuss what maternal and infant factors could predict an increased risk for maternal depression.
3. Discuss what effect maternal depression has on infant development at 6 months corrected age.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2017/05/19     No Grand Rounds
2017/05/26     No Grand Rounds
2017/06/02   employees: contact solsen@childrensomaha.org 
for viewing instructions
Distinguished Lecture in conjunction with Treatment & Rehab of the Pediatric Trauma Patient Conference
The Other End of the Stethoscope
Marcus Engel, MS, CSP
Bestselling Author & Speaker Objective:
1. Apply innovative techniques to help patients overcome challenges and provide an exceptional patient experience through the experience of trauma and loss.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.           
2017/06/09     No Grand Rounds
2017/06/16  



Event Code: 17644
Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE): From Rare to Commonplace
Russell Hopp, DO
Professor, Pediatrics
Creighton University School of Medicine

Fernando Zapata, MD

Children’s Specialty Physicians
Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
Asst. Professor, Pediatric Gastroenterology
UNMC College of Medicine

Deborah Perry, MD
Children’s Specialty Physicians
Pathology
Associate Clinical Professor of Pathology
Creighton University School of Medicine

Hannah Kinberg, MD
Graduate, UNMC College of Medicine
Incoming Intern, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City

Objectives:
1. Define the clinical-pathological parameters of EoE.
2. Define the presentation and work-up of EoE.
3. Define the treatment options for EoE.
4. Review the results of a QI project in EoE.

Presenters have disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity      
2017/06/23  



Event Code: 17645
Pediatric Thyroid Disease
Robert Cusick, MD
Children’s Specialty Physicians
Pediatric Surgery
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
Professor, Pediatric Surgery
UNMC College of Medicine

William Lydiatt, MD
Head/Neck Surgery
Methodist Hospital

Kevin Corley, MD
Children’s Specialty Physicians
Endocrinology
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
Asst. Professor, Pediatrics Endocrine
UNMC College of Medicine

Objectives:
1. Describe thyroid disease in children.
2. Describe benign thyroid disease in children requiring surgery.
3. Discuss pediatric thyroid cancer including long term outcomes.

Presenters have disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2017/07/07  



Event Code: 17647
MRI Safety
Tobias Gilk, MRSO, MRSE (MRSC™)
Chairman, American Board  of Magnetic Resonance Safety            

Objectives:
1.  Discuss quality of patient information exchanged or MRI patient referral and pre-screening.
2.  Describe accessibility of MR examinations to patients with implants, devices, or conditions that may be perceived as contraindications.
3.  Identify opportunities to reduce accidents, adverse events, and injuries in the MRI environment.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2017/07/14  
Recording + CME not available
Putting the Puzzle Pieces Together: Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity
Joni Watke Stacy, Esq.
Sena, Polk & Stacy, LLC
Consultant & Trainer
 
Objectives:
1. Learners will self-report an increase in knowledge and the components of biology, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation continuums.
2. Learners will self-report an increase in knowledge about the different identities related to one's gender identity or gender expression.
3. Learners will self-report an increase in knowledge about implicit bias and its impact on health care.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2017/07/21  



Event Code: 17649
Sports Related Infections
H. Dele Davies, MD, MS, MHCM
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Dean for Graduate Studies
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Objectives:
1. Describe the epidemiology of sports related infections.
2. Describe the modes of transmission, with primary focus on infections due to contact.
3. Discuss individual clinical presentations, diagnosis, management and return to competition guidelines.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2017/07/28  

Event code TBA

Update on Sports Related Concussion Management
Kody Moffatt, MD, MS, FAAP, FACSM
Director of Pediatric Sports Medicine
Children's Hospital & Medical Center
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Creighton University School of Medicine
Adjunct Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation
Adjunct Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UNMC College of Medicine
Kerry E. Waple MEd, ATC, CSCS

Sports Medicine Program Coordinator
Children's Hospital & Medical Center
Michael Wellsandt, PT
Physical Therapist
Children’s Physicians Spring Ridge
 
Objectives:
1. Discuss recent updates in concussion diagnosis.
2. Discuss recent updates in concussion treatment.
3. Discuss recent updates in concussion prevention.

Presenters have disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2017/08/04  



Event Code: 17651
Radiation Safety
Lisa Wheelock, MD
Pediatric Radiologist
Children’s Specialty Physicians
Assistant Professor, Radiology
UNMC College of Medicine
 
Objectives:
1. Summarize the principles of radiation and the risks of radiation exposure.
2. Address ways to discuss radiation exposure with parents and patients.
3. Discuss actions we're taking at Children's to minimize radiation exposure.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2017/08/11     No Grand Rounds
2017/08/18     No Grand Rounds
2017/08/25  



Event Code: 17654
The Nebraska Biocontainment Unit: The Pediatric Perspective
Christopher J. Kratochvil, MD
Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Research, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Vice President for Research, Nebraska Medicine
Chief Medical Officer, UNeHealth
 
Kenneth Bayles, PhD
Associate Vice Chancellor for Basic Science Research
Professor, Pathology/Microbiology
UNMC College of Medicine

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

Objectives:
1.       Describe current initiatives of the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit, including clinical, research and education.
2.       Discuss relevant pediatric issues pertaining to biocontainment.
3.       Recognize pathogens of concern relevant to the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit.

Presenters have disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2017/09/01      No Grand Rounds
2017/09/08   ADHD Update
Jennifer McWilliams, MD
Children’s Behavioral Health
Michael Coutts, PhD, LP
Children’s Behavioral Health            

Objectives:
1. Review diagnostic criteria and clinical evaluation of ADHD.
2. Discuss current theories on pathophysiology of ADHD.
3. Review treatment recommendations and options.

Presenters have disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2017/09/15   Prevention of Winter Respiratory Viruses
Andrea Green Hines, MD
Children’s Specialty Physicians
Infectious Disease
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Infectious Disease
UNMC College of Medicine
 
Objectives:
1. Review epidemiology of common winter respiratory viruses.
2. Review the latest guidelines for prevention of influenza.
3. Review the latest guidelines for administration of palivizumab for prevention of RSV in high risk populations.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2017/09/22   Neonatal Neurocritical Care: Why, how, and where do we go from here?
Eric Peeples, MD
Children’s Specialty Physicians
Neonatology
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Newborn Medicine
UNMC College of Medicine

Objectives:
1. Review the known benefits of a standardized and multidisciplinary approach to neurocritical care.
2. Describe the core components in the development of a neuroscience NICU.
3. Identify future steps to improve brain-focused care of infants in Nebraska.

Presenter has disclosed no actual or potential conflict of interest related to this educational activity.
2017/09/29   Update on medical and surgical management of short bowel syndrome
Brian Jones, MD
Children’s Specialty Physicians
General Surgery
Assistant Professor, Surgery-Pediatric General
UNMC College of Medicine

Ruben Quiros, MD

Children’s Specialty Physicians
Clinical Service Chief
Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Professor, Pediatric Gastroenterology
UNMC College of Medicine
 
Objectives:
1. Review common causes of short bowel syndrome in pediatric patients.
2. Review medical optimization of short bowel syndrome in pediatric patients.
3. Review surgical options to augment care of short bowel syndrome in pediatric patients.
4. Discuss the multidisciplinary care of pediatric patients with short bowel syndrome at Children's Hospital & Medical Center.

Presenters have 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.

Playing Grand Rounds through VLC on a Mac

1.            Download the Freeware VLC & Install from http://www.videolan.org/vlc/index.html
2.            Find the video stream you’d like to watch.
3.            Right Click on the 'Watch Video Icon.'
3a.          Select “copy link.”
4.            Open VLC or Bring Pgm into foreground.
5.            Goto File > Open Network –or- CMD-N(They both do same)
6.            Paste the link you copied from Above into the URL Box, Press Open.
7.            Press Play button
Repeat steps 2 through 7 for subsequent videos.