• 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

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

    February 3

    Update on Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection
    Rebecca C. Brady, MD,
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases
    Susan Wiley, MD, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
    Daniel Choo, MD, Division of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
    Kathleen M Campbell, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplant Program
    Teresa L. Seto, MD, Neonatal Fellow, Division of Neonatology

    • Recognize the clinical manifestations of congenital CMV infection and explain appropriate diagnostic tests to establish the diagnosis
    • Discuss recent advances in the antiviral therapy management of congenital CMV infection
    • Describe the multidisciplinary team care approach that is needed for the management of an infant with congenital CMV infection

    February 10

    Happy as a LARC: Long Acting Reversible Contraception in Adolescents
    John Morehous MD,
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of General and Community Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s
    Tanya Mullins MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent and Transition Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s
    Gylynthia Trotman MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Cincinnati Children’s

    • State the new American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommendations for contraception use among adolescents
    • Describe currently available methods of long acting reversible contraception (LARC)
    • Recognize counseling needed for patients and families about LARC methods

    February 17

    Patient Services Research Data Blitz
    Scott Holland, PhD,
    Professor, Director: Research in Patient Services, UC Department of Radiology, Pediatrics, Otolaryngology, Physics, Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering
    Heather Tubbs-Cooley, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, Research in Patient Services, Division of Nursing, UC College of Nursing
    Katie Quatman-Yates, PhD, PT, DPT, Assistant Professor. Division of OT/PT, Sports Medicine, UC Department of Pediatrics
    Nancy Daraiseh, PhD, Assistant Professor, Research in Patient Services, UC Department of Pediatrics
    Lisa Hunter, PhD, FAAA, Associate Professor, Scientific Director, Audiology Research, Research in Patient Services, UC Department of Otolaryngology

    • Recognize the value of patient centered research programs
    • Describe the utility of using postural dynamics to evaluate post-concussion impairments
    • Describe preliminary results from a study examining associations between missed nursing care and adverse events in neonatal intensive care
    • Discover new and more specific ways to assess hearing in newborn infants
    • Describe causes and strategies for minimizing Patient and Staff Injuries for In-Patient Psychiatry

    February 24

    Partnering to Improve Neighborhood Health Outcomes
    Robert S. Kahn, MD, MPH,
    Associate Director, Division of General and Community Pediatrics; Physician Lead, Community and Population Health, James M. Anderson Center for Health System Excellence, Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

    • Recognize what Population Health is and why CCHMC is increasingly focusing on it
    • Describe upstream social determinants of child health and QI based strategies to address these determinants
    • Discuss current examples of strong neighborhood partnerships focused on improving child health

    March 3

    Growing Up Dying: Shifting the Pediatric Patient Paradigm
    Tiffany Christensen, Duke Hospital PVR, Patient Advocate, Duke Health System Patient/Family Advisory Council Expansion Program

    • To identify and discuss the key issues patient and families face when experiencing a sudden health event, chronic illness or end of life
    • Recognize partnering strategies, skills and tools to better engage pediatric patients and their families
    • Recognize the value of health care workers’ contributions to the patient experience

    March 10

    Residents and Global Child Health: Mutual Impacts and Future Directions
    Stephen Warrick, MD,
    Instructor, UC Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Community & Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s
    Matthew Graves, MD, Pediatric Residency Program, Cincinnati Children’s, Rachel Bensman, MD, Pediatric Residency Program, Cincinnati Children’s, Marissa Vawter-Lee, MD, Pediatric Residency Program, Cincinnati Children’s

    • Utilize first hand descriptions from residents about how experience in global health has impacted their career plans and the ways they deliver care
    • Discuss how Global Child Health experiences as a resident can mutually impact patients and providers in local, domestic or international settings
    • Describe the Global Health Residency Program at Cincinnati Children's and the effects such a program can have on global child health in the future

    March 17

    Ticks on Tots!
    Beverly L. Connelly, MD,
    Director, Infection Control Program, Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics Division of Infectious Disease, Cincinnati Children’s

    • Recognize the clinical manifestations, epidemiology, and lab characteristics of regional tick-borne infections
    • Plan the evaluation and management for suspected regional tick-borne infections
    • Counsel families on strategies for preventing tick-borne infections

    March 24

    It’s Not What You Think - Weech Memorial Lecture
    Jeff Wiese, MD, FACP,
    Senior Associate Dean, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, Tulane University, Louisiana

    • Identify strategies to improve the effectiveness of feedback in augmenting learner performance
    • Recognize the role the adaptive unconscious plays in physician performance, and identify strategies to optimize learner performance through directed reflection
    • Recognize how “finite” thinking leads to work-arounds and demotivates learners from engaging in team-based care

    March 31

    Childhood Obesity:  What’s our community doing and what should be done?
    Robert Siegel, MD,
    Medical Director, Center for Better Health and Nutrition and Professor, Cincinnati Children’s/University of Cincinnati
    Marilyn Crumpton, Medical Director, Division of School & Adolescent Health, Cincinnati Health Department
    Jeffrey G. Brewster, MPH, President  & CEO, Healing 4 Humanity
    Roger C. Kipp, Jr., Director of Food Service & Nutrition, Norwood City School District
    Christopher Bolling, MD, Volunteer Associate Professor, General and Community Pediatrics and Pediatric Associates of Northern Kentucky
    Yvette R. Simpson, President Pro Tem, Cincinnati City Council 

    • Describe community resources for obesity treatment and prevention
    • Identify ways that the medical community can interact with the general community in a more effective manner to improve community health
    • Recognize barriers to obesity treatment and prevention in the community
  • Online Courses

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    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

    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

    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 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

    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

    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 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

    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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