Continuing Professional Education

  • Grand Rounds

    Cincinnati Children’s offers a number of Grand Rounds to help improve patient care through professional education. In addition to the live presentations, many of these are captured via video for viewing at a later date through laptop, tablet, or mobile device. Continuing education credit is available for most presentations.

  • Upcoming Events

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    Pediatric Grand Rounds

    Pediatric Grand Rounds are held every Tuesday in the Sabin Auditorium from 8-9 a.m.

    November 4

    Pediatric Septic Shock 2014: Translating Complex Genomic Data
    Hector R Wong,
    Professor of Pediatrics, Director, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s

    • Describe how genomic data can be applied to gain insights into the pathobiology of pediatric septic shock
    • Recognize how genomic data have been leveraged to discover subclasses of pediatric septic shock
    • Discuss how genomic data have been leveraged to develop novel stratification and diagnostic biomarkers for pediatric sepsis

    November 11

    Cincinnati Children’s MedTalk: Leadership Lessons
    Ellis M Arjmand MD, MMM, PhD,
    Professor of Otolaryngology and Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine; Chief of Service, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Texas Children’s Hospital
    James McCarthy, MD, Director, Orthopaedic Surgery, Professor, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s
    Derek Wheeler, MD, FAAP, FCCP, FCCM, Associate Chief of Staff, Attending Physician, Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s

    • Recognize leadership principles from industries outside of healthcare 
    • List 3 principles of leadership
    • Discuss the approach to leadership in the United States Navy

    November 18

    Clinico-Pathologic Case Conference
    Alicia Alcamo, MD,
    Chief Resident, Cincinnati Children’s
    Jacob Redel, MD, Chief Resident, Cincinnati Children’s

    • Describe a complex medical/case within limitations of a resource limited clinical setting
    • Develop a broad differential to include uncommon presentation of a common disease or a common presentation of an uncommon disease

    November 25

    SCFE: Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
    Patrick Whitlock, MD, PHD,
    Assistant Professor, Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Cincinnati Children’s

    • Describe the patho anatomy and presentation of SCFE including atypical SCFE associated with endocrinopathies and systemic illness
    • Define stable and unstable slip
    • Describe initial and follow-up treatment
    • Discuss the prognosis following SCFE based on type and severity
    • Discuss need for further/future procedures for SCFE, their indications and limitations

    December 2

    Chronic Migraine in Adolescents: Coping with New Strategies and Moving on to the Future
    Andrew D. Hershey, MD, PhD, FAHS,
    Endowed Chair of Neurology, Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s
    Scott W. Powers, PhD, ABPP, FAHS, CCRF, Endowed Chair, Director of Clinical and Translational Research, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s

    • Discuss the diagnosis, treatment, and goals for chronic migraine in pediatric, adolescents and young adults
    • Describe the use and results of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in treatment of adolescents with chronic migraine
    • Discuss future developments and the role of comparative effectiveness in the adolescents with chronic migraine

    December 9

    E-cigarettes: The Good the Bad and the Ugly
    Gary Wheeler, MD,
    Medical Director, Infectious Disease Branch, Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program Branch Arkansas Department of Health

    • Define and describe e-cigarettes and their current epidemiology
    • Describe the potential benefits and harms of e-cigarettes particularly for children
    • Discuss the role of e-cigarettes in the larger context of tobacco promotion and public health and the role of providers of children’s health care in tobacco control

    December 16

    Medical & Surgical Management of Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea: What do the Guidelines Say?
    Stacey Ishman, MD, MPH,
    Surgical Director, Upper Airway Center, Associate Professor, Departments of Otolaryngology & Pulmonary Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s

    • Compare the guidelines from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery and American Academy of Pediatrics Recommendations for sleep study in children with sleep disordered breathing
    • Describe medical modalities used to manage pediatric OSA, including pharmacotherapy, weight loss and dental appliances
    • Determine the relative effectiveness of common surgeries such as adenoidectomy and tonsillectomy for pediatric OSA

    December 23

    NO PEDIATRIC GRAND ROUNDS

    December 30

    NO PEDIATRIC GRAND ROUNDS 


  • Online Courses

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    Pediatric Grand Rounds

    Pediatric Grand Rounds Series Objectives:

    1. Utilize multidisciplinary approach to the management of complex patients in their practice
    2. Discuss the diagnostic approach and treatment of variety of pediatric diseases
    3. Discuss research regarding a variety of pediatric diseases, particularly those seen in Cincinnati. 

    Pediatric Grand Rounds can be viewed weekly in the Sabin Auditorium or via satellite broadcast at off-campus sites located at:

    Sample topics include:

    • Ethics in Destination Programs: Hi-tech Interventions and International Patients
    • A Personal View of the Future of Newborn Screening and Pediatric Laboratory Medicine
    • Concussions: Putting It All Together 

    View a list of online presentations or search by topic.

    Contact Us

    For further information regarding this educational activity please contact the CME office at 513-636-6732 or at cme@cchmc.org

    Nursing Grand Rounds

    A monthly one-hour program presented by the Center for Professional Excellence/Education, the Nursing Education Council and the Cincinnati Children's Patient Services Division. Nursing Grand Rounds highlights current topics of interest to pediatric nurses and is offered as a live event the 2nd Wednesday of Every Month at our Main Campus location. It is also available as an online Independent Study program that is open to the public and accessible for one year from the live date of the program. Our category "A" Law programs are accessible online for two years.

    Sample topics include:

    • Shaken baby syndrome
    • Emergency Management Tracheostomy Tube
    • Implementing Evidence-Based Care Recommendations
    • The APRN: Your Partner in Health

    View a list of online presentations or search by topic.

    Contact Us

    For more information please email The Center for Professional Excellence/Education cpe-ce@cchmc.org

    Child Neurology Grand Rounds

    These grand rounds occur on the first Wednesday of every month from 8 to 9 am.

    Child Neurology Grand Rounds Series Objectives:

    1. Discuss work-up and management of specific neurological diseases effecting children
    2. Assess the clinical efficacy of medications and other types of therapy used in the disorders
    3. Improve patient compliance as well as outcome due to the increased knowledge of the physician.

    Sample topics include:

    • Chronic migraines
    • Autism
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Epilepsy  

    View a list of online presentations or search by topic.

    Contact Us

    For further information regarding this educational activity please contact the CME office at 513-636-6732 or at cme@cchmc.org

    Child Psychiatry Grand Rounds

    Child Psychiatry Grand Rounds Series Objectives:

    1. Discuss evidence based approaches in the clinical treatment of children and adolescents with psychiatric disorders
    2. Identify children at risk for psychiatric disorders enabling earlier treatment and/or prevention
    3. Discuss research in basic science, clinical treatment, health care delivery and prevention. 

    Sample topics include:

    • Behavior problems
    • Pediatric depression
    • Violence in schools
    • Sexual abuse

    View a list of online presentations or search by topic.

    Contact Us

    For further information regarding this educational activity please contact the CME office at 513-636-6732 or at cme@cchmc.org

    Evidence-Based Inquiry Grand Rounds

    The presentation is part of a live educational event. Participants can attend the session on campus, watch it over the internet using streaming video the day of the live event or watch a recording. The recording will be available approximately 48 hours after the live event.

    Sample topics include:

    • Using evidence to improve pediatric care
    • Best practices in scholarly publishing

    View a list of online presentations or search by topic.

    Contact Us

    For more information please email The Center for Professional Excellence/Education cpe-ce@cchmc.org

    Health Unit Coordinators Grand Rounds

    The goal of Health Unit Coordinator Grand Rounds is to enhance HUCs’ knowledge related to their role and practice, and to provide continuing education and professional development opportunities to ensure continued growth and in the field of Health Unit Coordinating and Health Care.

    Sample topics include:

    • Effective Communication for a Healthy Work Environment
    • Career Pathways
    • Cultural Competency: What Does This Mean to Me?

    View a list of online presentations or search by topic.

    Contact Us

    For more information please email The Center for Professional Excellence/Education cpe-ce@cchmc.org

    Neonatology Grand Rounds

    Neonatology Grand Rounds Series Objectives:

    1. Discuss the pathophysiology of common diseases in newborn infants
    2. Describe the diagnostic approach used to identify and determine the severity of these illnesses
    3. Discuss the treatment strategies used for these disease and the medical evidence supporting their use.

    Sample topics include:

    • Metabolomics in Neonatology
    • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
    • SIDS and Safe Sleep

    View a list of online presentations or search by topic.

    Contact Us

    For further information regarding this educational activity please contact the CME office at 513-636-6732 or at cme@cchmc.org

    Trauma Grand Rounds

    The American College of Surgeons has a designation process to identify and train qualified staff in adult centers to be qualified to treat pediatric patients. These Level 2 facilities and non-designated community hospitals need pediatric continuing trauma education facilitate by a Level 1 facility and board certified trauma physician to help maintain knowledge and practice resuscitation skills.

    Sample topics include:

    • Massive Blood Transfusion Protocol
    • Trauma Resuscitation
    • Orthopedic Injury: Neurologic Deficits

    View a list of online presentations or search by topic.

    Contact Us

    For further information regarding this educational activity please contact the CME office at 513-636-6732 or at cme@cchmc.org


 
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