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General Internal Medicine Education Conference 2020 - Management of Hepatitis C in Primary Care 6/25/2020

New screening guidelines based on changing epidemiology are leading to more diagnoses of Hepatitis C and a greater need for treatment than can be met by gastrointestinal and infectious disease specialists. Newer anti-viral medications that are...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 06/25/2020
Surgery Grand Rounds June 19, 2020 - Perioperative Management of Pain and Addiction in Patients with Opioid Use Disorder

Dr. Archibald reviews how opioid addiction affects brain chemistry resulting in hyperalgesia and loss of emotional control, leading to poor decision making when seeking relief from dysphoria. He discusses the negative effects of stigma and the...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 06/19/2020
Nursing Grand Rounds – The Force Within: Nursing Innovation and DH’s First Nursing Micro Hackathon

This presentation will introduce the power of nursing innovation by exploring nurse innovators throughout history. We will discuss innovation that is currently occurring amidst the COVID19 pandemic, and possibilities for nurse innovation in the...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 05/04/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - Haiti after the Earthquake: A Reflection 10 Years, March 6, 2020

Dr. Farmer describes his experiences in Haiti, beginning in 1983 with a group of displaced and impoverished persons, followed quickly by the HIV/AIDS crisis, and the devastating earthquake in 2010. The population and legislative responses were...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 03/06/2020
Nursing Grand Rounds – Nursing Advocacy: How YOU Can Make a Difference

Nurses make up the largest cohort of health care clinicians and have long been recognized as the most trusted profession, spending more time in direct patient care than all of the allied health professions. The role of the nurse advocate is broad...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 03/03/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - Gut Microbiome: Lessons from the REIMAGINE Study, Mark Pimentel, MD, FRCP(C)

Dr. Pimentel discusses small bowel and stool microbiomes, how they differ and their connection to disease. The REIMAGINE Study is archiving small bowel bacteria prevalence and type, which may lead to targeted treatments for multiple chronic...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 02/28/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - Why Measles is the Master Childhood Infection

Dr. Mina discusses the direct and indirect effects of the measles vaccine on all-cause mortality in children, suggesting that vaccinated children have a ~50% reduction in all deaths from infectious diseases. His research supports evidence that...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 02/21/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - Making Information about the Quality of Healthcare More Transparent

Dr. Lindenauer describes the increasing number and complexity of healthcare quality ratings for hospitals and providers despite limited evidence regarding the validity and impact of these ratings on quality of care. Transparency has the...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 02/14/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - What’s My Disability Doctor?

Dr. Adamo reviews the personal and economic costs of absenteeism and encourages providers to be precise in their assessment of restrictions and limitations when evaluating for impairment. Based on a clinical exam, medical records and patient...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 01/31/2020
Nursing Grand Rounds – Heart Failure Education: A Guide for Nurses

This presentation will discuss the latest updates on evidence-based strategies for nurses who provide patient education on Heart Failure.

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 01/27/2020
Nursing Grand Rounds – More is Better: Improving Event Reporting in Ambulatory Care

This presentation will include how our team: identified barriers to reporting events; implemented strategies to reduce barriers; engaged staff to achieve and sustain consistent reporting; and next steps. Emphasis will be placed on the importance...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 01/23/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - Cutaneous Toxicities from Targeted Anticancer Therapies

Dr. LeBoeuf describes an approach to evaluating cutaneous reactions to anticancer therapies that includes considering the patient’s specific drug regimen and patterns that give clues to causal culprits. The distribution (for example involvement...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 01/17/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - New Incentives for Epidemic Vaccines: Lessons from Ebola

Dr. Hoyt discusses challenges in the development of vaccines for epidemic infections, and describes the approach of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) which imbeds vaccine research in active epidemic outbreaks. CEPI works...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 01/10/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - Caring for Whole Persons: Progress on the Journey to Transformation

Dr. Byock challenges us to move from a transactional and problem-based healthcare delivery model to a relational and personal approach that is based on shared risk and goal alignment. He encourages the healthcare community to identify poor care...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 12/20/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - Our American Dilemma:  Placing an Equity Lens on the Struggle for Diversity and Inclusion

Dr. Ross addresses the pervasive and complex issue of inequity in health care delivery and health outcomes. He defines equity as achieving the goal of all people living up to their full health potential, and discusses the barriers to equity in...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 12/13/2019
Opioid prescribing in surgery: Lessons Learned and Practical Tools

Dr. Waljee discusses her quality improvement work in the area of opioid prescribing in surgery that is based on data gathering, guideline changes and team-based collaborative efforts. Her work shows that a reduction in prescribing, based on...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 12/06/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - Using Big Data to Improve Clinical Care

The collection of large amounts of clinical data from electronic health records, wearables, and patient facing tools is nearly ubiquitous in U.S healthcare. Dr. Bates encourages all organizations to invest in their data and develop a strategy to...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 11/22/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - The Evolving Role for Extraglottic Airway Devices Outside the O.R.

Dr. Braude, a self-proclaimed advocate for extraglottic airway devices (EGD), addresses many of the reasons that these devices are not used more frequently in emergent situations outside of the operating room. Recognizing that endotracheal...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 11/15/2019
Nursing Grand Rounds – Building the Future of Nursing Education in Developing Countries: NECH-CIEH, A case study

Training nurses from low resource countries in fully equipped health care institutions in high resource countries does not meet many of the needs of nurses working with little or no water, sanitation, equipment and technology. Nursing educators...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 11/15/2019
D-H Wellbeing Series - Medicine Grand Rounds - Lifestyle Medicine - Whole Health and the Transformation of American Medicine

Dr. Phillips describes the rapidly evolving discipline of Lifestyle Medicine which addresses root cause behaviors of death, disease and health care costs. Citing evidence that modifiable behaviors are the primary causes of early death and chronic...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 11/08/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - Lifestyle Medicine - Whole Health and the Transformation of American Medicine

Dr. Phillips describes the rapidly evolving discipline of Lifestyle Medicine which addresses root cause behaviors of death, disease and health care costs. He suggests that lifestyle choices contribute to early death, that healthcare spending...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 11/08/2019
Traumatic Brain Injury From Intimate Partner Violence: Researching Prevention to Recovery

This presentation will define traumatic brain injuries (TBI) from intimate partner violence (IPV), describe barriers to receiving healthcare after TBI from IPV, and analyze and discuss how social conditions can lead to increased disease burden in...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 11/05/2019
Psychosocial Issues of Type I Diabetes

Nicole Johnson, DrPH, MPH, MA has served as a diabetes advocate since she was diagnosed with type I diabetes in 1993. She is most well known for her time as Miss America 1999 when she brought awareness to diabetes by sharing her personal story....

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 11/04/2019
Nursing Grand Rounds – The Business Case for Gender Equity

This presentation will explore pay and leadership gaps facing women in health care including interventions that improve leader diversity.

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 10/25/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - How to Age Gracefully with HIV

Most patients who have been living with HIV for many years are adherent to their medications and have undetectable viral loads. However, the usual problem list associated with aging is complicated in chronic HIV with a higher incidence of...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 10/25/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: A Paradigm in Transition

Dr. Halperin describes the predispositions (atrial electrical and mechanical dysfunction, genetics) and triggers (alcohol, caffeine, inflammation) for the development of atrial fibrillation and possible thromboembolism. He discusses prescribing...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 10/18/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - The ABCs (A3s) (and SP-C’s, HPS’s, RTELs) of Rare Lung Diseases: Insights for Understanding a Slightly Less Rare Lung Disease: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Dr. Beers describes the complex cellular pathways that lead to rare lung diseases in animal models and the clinical presentations of these rare conditions. By studying cell dysfunction in rare diseases, scientists are rethinking the pathogenesis...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 10/11/2019
Nursing Grand Rounds – Stigma As Discrimination

This presentation will focus on integration of harm reduction strategies into clinical care as a way to more effectively engage individuals. Through this presentation and the associated discussion, participants will be able to recognize and...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 09/25/2019
C. Everett Koop Lecture: Medicine Grand Rounds - “Medical Marijuana”: What We Know and Don’t Know

Dr. Budney reviews the complexities surrounding the legality, misinformation, product lines, research, potency, and potential of marijuana. He posits that “medical marijuana” is a misnomer since the same products are used as recreational...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 09/24/2019
Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds - Who's in your waiting room? How Health Care Can Respond to Human Trafficking

In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness month, Hanni Stoklosa, MD, MPH, an internationally recognized expert, advocate, researcher, and speaker presents on the wellbeing of trafficking survivors in the U.S. and internationally, through a...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 09/24/2019
Nursing Grand Rounds – Who’s in your waiting room? How Health Care Can Respond to Human Trafficking

In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness month, Hanni Stoklosa, MD, MPH, an internationally recognized expert, advocate, researcher, and speaker, will present on the wellbeing of trafficking survivors in the U.S. and internationally through...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 09/22/2019
Interprofessional Grand Rounds – The Impact of Care Management at DHMC: Shining a Spotlight on the Role of Continuing Care Manager MSW/RN

The role of Continuing Care Manager RN/MSW is a position that supports specific clinical areas at DHMC and is held by either a masters prepared nurse or a social worker. This presentation will provide a detailed overview of the practice of a CCM...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 09/22/2019
Nursing Grand Rounds – Electronic Nicotine Delivery System: An Update

This presentation will discuss electronic nicotine delivery system risks of E-cigarette use including caring for and providing resources for those affected.

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 09/22/2019
Nursing Grand Rounds – The Other Side of the Call Bell: Hospital Acquired C. diff and a Journey of Survival

This presentation will focus on that of the patient experience, paired with the risks and prevention of hospital acquired infection; sepsis from the perspective of the patient; and understanding work and interventions that can be made to...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 09/16/2019
Interprofessional Grand Rounds – Pulmonary Hypertension: A Patient’s 45 Year Journey

This presentation will focus one patient’s journey with PAH and learn about her healthcare experience.

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Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 0.75 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 09/13/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - Engaging Faculty in Education Scholarship

The speakers describe how to create a sustainable ecosystem to support educational scholarship within an academic medical center. They identify common barriers and how to overcome them with specific strategies and strategize on how to find...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 09/06/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - Management of Familial Hypercholesterolemia and other Lipid Disorders in 2019

Dr. McGowan follows two case studies to demonstrate the management of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH); one patient who responds well to standard medication practices, and one who requires lipid apheresis and alternative lipid lowering agents....

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 08/24/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - The Monoclonal Antibodies and Headache

Dr. Tepper discusses the unmet clinical needs resulting from ineffective preventive treatment in migraine and how the new anti-CGRP therapies appear more effective and better tolerated than previous treatments. He describes the pivotal role that...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 08/23/2019
Nursing Grand Rounds – The Heart of the Matter: ECG Interpretation Competency Assessment

This presentation will review the process used by the D-H Nursing Education team to develop and implement the FY2019 ECG Interpretation Competency Assessment from pilot test to house-wide implementation. A knowledge and practice gap was...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 08/15/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - STDs: Forgotten But Not Lost

Dr. Altomare discusses the demographics and the alarming increase in incidence of sexually transmitted diseases in New Hampshire and across the country. She reviews updated screening guidelines, including for pregnant women, and men who have sex...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 08/09/2019
Nursing Grand Rounds – Experiencing “Bench-to-Bedside” Research: Reflections of the 2019 INBRE Summer Undergraduate Nursing Research Fellows

During this program, five undergraduate nursing students in a practice-based research immersion program will discuss their unique experiences.

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 08/07/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - Osteoporosis Update

Dr. Adler advocates for better screening for osteoporosis for men and women with certain risk factors, to reduce the substantial morbidity and mortality associated with hip and other fractures. Data support that screening with DEXA and...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 08/02/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - ‘When one door closes…’ - The Challenge for Chronic Care Delivery in the Transition from Fee-for-Service to Value-Based Payment Policy

Dr. Vickrey reviews the complexities of developing a Value Based Care model, and how a dedicated Team Care approach improves patient outcomes and reduces cost, but is difficult to implement as a standard of practice for patients with chronic...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 07/26/2019
Spiritual Health Grand Rounds – Who Am I, Now That…?

This presentation will introduce individual interpretation of life events and the effect physical distress/serious healthcare events has on spiritual and emotional well-being. A model for listening to patients during times of spiritual and...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 07/22/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - ANCA Associated Vasculitis: Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (GPA) and Microscopic Polyangiitis (MPA)

Dr. Arroyo discusses the clinical syndromes of AAV in comparison to other forms of vasculitis and identifies features that may be useful diagnostic clues. He discusses the current hypotheses regarding the underlying causes, and the...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 07/19/2019
Surgery Grand Rounds - Enjoy the Journey

Dr. Riall discusses her personal and professional journey from a demanding surgical training program through to her current position as an oncology surgeon at the University of Arizona. She reviews negative thought patterns and traps such as fear...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 0.75 Credits
Launch Date: 07/19/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - Assessment of Learning: A Move to the Bedside

Dr. Smith reviews the evolution of the assessment of competence in medicine beginning with the Flexner Report through the development of Entrustable Professional Activities. He discusses the value of the ACGME core competencies and Milestones in...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 07/12/2019
Nursing Grand Rounds – Mental Health and Wellness in the Workplace: Strategies to Support Patients and Providers Living with Mental Illness

Mental illness has no boundaries: it affects individuals, families, coworkers and patients. Mental health costs employers billions of dollars each year. Stigma in the workplace is costly and the #1 barrier to treatment. In this presentation, our...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 06/24/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - Exertional Intolerance in ME/CFS: Insights from Invasive Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing

Dr. Systrom describes iCPET and its potential for investigating physiological phenomena related to the reduced exercise tolerance and severe fatigue associated with ME/CFS. He identifies patterns of abnormal cardiovascular response and...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 06/21/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - Building a Subspecialty Medical Home and Neighborhood: It Takes a Village

Dr. Regueiro discusses the structure of a subspecialty medical home and the importance of a team-based and patient centered visit. He stresses the importance of providing comprehensive care that addresses patients’ highest priority problems and...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 06/14/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - Tele-ICU: Coming to a Hospital Near You. Soon

Dr. Caples maps the evolution of the Tele-ICU integration at The Mayo Clinic and outlines the evidence regarding clinical outcomes and determinants of telemedicine effectiveness. He encourages organizations to be proactive with services and...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 06/07/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - Palliative Radiotherapy: Old Lessons and Current Controversies

Dr. Kapedia provides an overview of terminology and technology used in radiation oncology, targeting a general medical audience. He articulates the intended use of palliative radiotherapy to relieve suffering and not to be curative. He describes...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 05/31/2019
Nursing Grand Rounds – Implementation of Simulation Based Education Strategies in Onboarding New Graduate Nurses

This presentation provides an opportunity to explore how exposing new graduate nurses to scenario-driven, problem based learning can prepare them to manage patients in a safe and competent manner, help to recruit and to retain these individuals,...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 05/30/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - A Saga of Victims & Perpetrators in Therapeutics

Through case studies, clinical trials and in-vitro research, Dr. Lewis studies drug-drug interactions and how they inform optimal therapeutics and dosing, particularly in cancer therapy. He discusses how the study of individual pharmacogenetics...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 05/17/2019
Nursing Grand Rounds – Bridging the Gap: A Multi-Modal Educational Approach to Support Newly Licensed Registered Nurses

This presentation will explore how to create a multi-modal educational approach to support knowledge, skill and clinical judgment development in new nurses.

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 05/16/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - Targeting DNA Damage Repair to Treat Ovarian Cancer

Dr. McLean’s presentation discusses a paradigm shift in the origination of ovarian cancer, and the movement toward genetic testing and identifying targets for new treatments for this aggressive disease. She identifies defective DNA damage repair...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 05/03/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - Invasive Candidiasis and Antifungal Drug Resistance

Dr. Lee discusses the clinical importance and differences between candida species, candida albicans, which is the most common; and the non-albicans strains, specifically candida auris, which has generated worldwide alerts from the CDC and other...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 04/26/2019
Nursing Grand Rounds – Stories of Hope: A Panel Presentation of Personal Experiences

This topic will include an overview of the need for organ donation and will touch on donation statistics at the national level AND here at DHMC. The hour will highlight a panel presentation of various transplant recipients and donor families, who...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 04/23/2019
Spiritual Health Grand Rounds – Call the Chaplain

This presentation will introduce the role of a professional healthcare chaplain. An overview of five spiritual screening and spiritual history tools that any healthcare provider could engage with patients and two spiritual assessment models used...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 04/22/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - Endocarditis Related to Injection Drug Use: Marker of an Epidemic

Drs. Parsonnet and Kershaw share startling new statistics regarding the demographics and co-morbidities of patients presenting with endocarditis. Dr. Kershaw outlines the current treatment plans and their outcomes for PWID, especially looking at...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 04/19/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - The Pressure to Pressurize: Some Time-Sensitive Clinical Indications and Mechanisms of Action for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Dr. Thom reviews the basics of “what happens in the chamber” as well as the current understanding of mechanisms for vasculogenic stem cell mobilization, and several anti-inflammatory effects including temporary impairment of neutrophil ß2...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 04/12/2019
Nursing Grand Rounds – Teen Dating Violence

This presentation will focus on comparisons between teen dating violence and intimate partner violence, risk factors for teen dating violence, practice trends for teen dating violence in DHMC pediatric practices, and local and national...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 04/09/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - Challenges and Strategies for Academic Leadership for Medical School Faculty

Dr. Antman cites the many challenges that academic leaders in medicine currently face as well as the impediments that faculty navigate in pursuit of a satisfying and successful career. She offers practical advice for physicians, such as...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 04/05/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - Progress in Aortic Stenosis: New Insights, New Options, New Challenges

Dr. Bonow discusses the well-known symptoms, treatments and progression of aortic stenosis in adults and re-interprets these with innovative research around biomarkers, new diagnostic technology, timing for intervention and the transformative...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 03/29/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - CAR Talk – Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-Cell Therapy Driving Progress in the Fight Against Cancer

Dr. Hill discusses this innovative and promising immunotherapeutic modality for a select subset of cancer patients with resistant disease. He outlines the specific clinical and laboratory steps that must be taken prior to initiating this...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 03/22/2019
Nursing Grand Rounds – Project COMPEL: Changing Opioid Medication Paradigms for Effective Living

This presentation will explore whether or not a change in care planning that includes elimination of opioids affects pain score outcomes for patients with persistent pain.

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 03/18/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - Overview and Update on the Treatment of Mild Hypertension

Dr. Denker reviews the current guidelines regarding the definition and diagnosis of hypertension, and its relationship with age, race, cardiovascular risk and renal disease. He describes several clinical trials that indicate important clinical...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 03/08/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - Human Resources for Health in Rwanda: Collaboration to Build Health Care Capacity

The presenters describe the Rwanda HRH program, an innovative approach to healthcare workforce development on a national scale in a resource limited setting. They review the novel features of the initiative, including a high level of...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 02/22/2019
Nursing Grand Rounds – Caring for Patients with Dementia in Acute Care Settings

This presentation will explore how to improve treatment of a patient with dementia who is being cared for in an acute care setting. A holistic approach to this patient population including physical, emotional, and psychological care will be...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 02/19/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - Reports from the Field - Lessons Learned from Implementing Dartmouth Principles Across the U.S.

Dr. Walsh presents the role of patient reported outcomes as foundational for the treatment of many conditions. He discusses the importance of collecting self-reported physical and mental health scores in a shared decision-making setting to inform...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 02/15/2019
Changing Opioid Medication Paradigms for Effective Living (COMPEL)

The Chronic Pain Management Team at Dartmouth-Hitchcock initiated an evidence-based change in opioid prescribing practices. This presentation discusses the significant change management actions required to make such a change and how the section...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 02/12/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - Guns and Public Health

This presentation examines the stark statistics around gun violence (homicide, suicide, unintentional death and non-fatal injuries) globally, nationally, by age groups and intentionality. Dr. Hemenway advocates a public health approach for...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 02/08/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Recent Advances and Future Directions

Dr. Lederer presents a well-structured guide to help analyze the complex pathobiology associated with this enigmatic disease. He describes a healthy state of lung function as compared with clinical and structural changes in alveolar fibrosis and...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 02/01/2019
Spiritual Health Grand Rounds – From Chaplaincy to Spiritual Health

This presentation will highlight the changes in the offices of chaplaincy here at DHMC from one of religious care to pastoral care. The new focus of care of the human spirit will be addressed. How does spiritual health affect overall health?

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 01/28/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - Cannabis and Opioids in Pain Management: Alternatives? Complements? Pipe dream?

This presentation reviews the biological mechanisms that influence patients’ perceptions of pain and the implications for pain treatment strategies. Many types of interventions modulate the neurotransmission of pain, and optimal treatment plans...

Accreditation: Maintenance of Certification Part II 1.0 Points, AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 01/25/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - Cutaneous Manifestations of Illicit Substance Use

Dr. Call examines three common illicit drug categories that cause cutaneous disorders: methamphetamines, cocaine and opiates. He describes presenting symptoms that may indicate a substance use disorder, including necrotic excoriations, dental...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 01/18/2019
Nursing Grand Rounds – Older Adult Falls Prevention: DHMC and Local Community, Statewide and National Initiatives

This presentation will discuss current data related to older adult falls and what we can all do as a team to prevent falls. Discussion will include programs and efforts taking place here at DHMC and the local community as well as statewide and...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 01/17/2019
Medicine Grand Rounds - Renovations in the House of Medicine: Past, Present, and Future

Dr. Hill describes the intractable nature of cardiovascular disease and its persistent toll on global populations. It remains the number one killer of men and women around the world, with numbers rising dramatically in the developing world and...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 12/14/2018
Nursing Grand Rounds – Education and Practice Partnerships in Nursing Education: The Capstone Experience in the RNBS Program at CSC

Senior year is an exciting time for all Colby-Sawyer nursing students, including registered nurses who are enrolled in an RN-BS program (RNBS). During the capstone experience, RNBS students work side-by-side with faculty, nurse mentors, and other...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 12/11/2018
Medicine Grand Rounds - Screening and Surveillance for Colorectal Cancer

In this presentation, Dr. Rex describes the molecular basis for different types of precancerous polyps and the differences between conventional or traditional, and serrated adenomas. The degree of risk and the pathogenesis for development of...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 12/07/2018

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