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Below is a list of enduring materials sponsored by the Center for Learning and Professional Development's CME and CNE offices. For more information, or to register for an event, click on the activity name. For questions, please email clpd.support@hitchcock.org.

 
A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Care of Pregnant and Parenting Women with Opioid Use Disorders

This presentation provides guidance for optimal management of pregnant and parenting women with opioid use disorder and their infants. It will support healthcare professionals and patients in determining clinically appropriate and integrated...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 05/01/2018
Nursing Grand Rounds – Honoring Care Decisions: Strategies for Meaningful Advance Care Planning Conversations and Documentation

According to various studies, nearly two thirds of Americans have not named a health care agent or have a plan in place documenting their health care treatment choices if they are unable to speak for themselves. Join us to learn about the...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 04/16/2018
2018 Diabetes Guideline Update: Controversies and New Recommendations

This module will review updates to the 2018 American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes, and how they are reflected in the D-H Knowledge Map Diabetes Clinical Practice Guideline. Dr. Brackett will discuss controversies...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 0.75 Credits
Launch Date: 04/12/2018
Nursing Grand Rounds – The Diverse Role of the CNL: Enhancing patient care, Improving outcomes

This presentation will feature twelve graduate nursing students from the Masters in Nursing program at Colby-Sawyer College, who will be presenting findings from their capstone projects.

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 2.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 04/10/2018
Nursing Grand Rounds – Unit Leadership and the Climate for Evidence-Based Practice Implementation in Acute Care

In the Summer and Fall of 2016, nurse researchers from the University of Michigan invited several hospitals to participate in a nursing research study. Cheshire Medical Center, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Southwestern Vermont Medical...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 03/27/2018
Nursing Grand Rounds – Current and Future Trends in Kidney Transplantation

It is a challenge to stay current on new transplant regimens and regulatory standards. This presentation will review the current state of transplantation, provide an overview of the care of transplant recipients and living donors, and review the...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 03/22/2018
Nursing Grand Rounds - Collaboration Between the Pain Management Clinic and the Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library (MFHSL) at DHMC: A Model to Improve patient Access to Educational Resources

The consumer health collection and librarians at the Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library (MFHSL) are an under-utilized resource at DHMC. The circulation rate is “low” for the collection of over 1000 books in the consumer library. In addition,...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 02/22/2018
The Opioid Epidemic in Northern New England: The Story and Response Outside

This module describes outpatient and community efforts that support pregnant women and parents with young children in early opiate recovery. It identifies factors that continue to contribute to the opioid crisis in New Hampshire and highlights...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 02/07/2018
Nursing Grand Rounds – Holistic Nursing Theory & Practice

Holistic nursing is not necessarily something that you do: it is an attitude, a philosophy, and a way of being. Holistic nursing is defined as “all nursing practice that has healing the whole person as its goal” (American Holistic Nurses’...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 01/25/2018
Opioid Use for Headache Treatment

This module is an overview of opioid effects on the nervous system and their consequences in drug-opposite effects and discusses the controlled therapeutic trials of opioids for headache treatment. Participants will discover and be able to trace...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 12/22/2017
From Hospital to Community: Responding to the Epidemic of Opioid Overdose and Addiction

This module discusses the impact of opioid addiction on patients, communities and the healthcare system. Dr. Wakeman describes the societal impact of the opioid epidemic and discusses evidence-based approaches for opioid use disorder treatment....

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 12/15/2017
Nursing Grand Rounds – Mental Health: A Little Knowledge Can Go A Long Way

During this program, Judge Broderick will be discussing the Change Direction NH campaign designed to enhance public knowledge and awareness of mental illness/emotional suffering. This non-partisan, non-political campaign was launched before 425...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 12/06/2017
Opioid Prescribing for Acute Pain after Surgery

This module discusses the prescribing habits of physicians for general surgery patients resulting in the over prescription of opioids and overdose death. It describes interventions that have led to finding the lowest practical dose of opioids as...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 11/21/2017
Nursing Grand Rounds – Best Practices in the Management of Psychological Trauma

This presentation will inform learners about the phenomenology of trauma and related disorders, the gold standard evaluation methods, and the current medical and psychosocial interventions used in the alleviation of suffering from the aftermath...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 11/14/2017
Prescription Opioids: Social Policy Gone Awry

This module is intended to discuss the sentinel events, marketing campaigns, cultural factors and social policies that led to the over prescription of opioids. The current opioid situation has led to epidemic levels of morbidity and mortality as...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 10/31/2017
DOAC Therapy for VTE Management

This 1-hour seminar will provide clinical guidance on direct oral anticoagulants, which provide a treatment alternative to warfarin for select patients. Topics include indications, risks and benefits, drug selection and dosing.

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 10/23/2017
Opioid Use in Orthopaedics

This module is intended to help the prescriber reference opioid prescribing practices for the management or treatment of pain, or for the treatment of opioid use disorders.

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 10/06/2017
Collaborative Care Approach to Treating Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care

This module is intended to help the prescriber discuss the opioid epidemic and recognize addiction as a chronic disease. Many patients can be treated in a primary care practice through effective workflows and a team approach to treating opioid...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 10/05/2017
Nursing Grand Rounds – Political Advocacy for Change: Nursing and Family Advocacy on the Nursing Shortage in New Hampshire

During this program, one nurse and two family advocates who were members of the “Commission to Study the Shortage of Nurses and Other Skilled Health Care Workers for Home Health Care Services and Post-Acute Care Services” will discuss a recent...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 09/22/2017
Perioperative Pain Control for the Opioid Tolerant Patient

This module is intended to help the prescriber reference opioid prescribing practices for the management or treatment of pain, or for the treatment of opioid use disorders.

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 08/18/2017
Nursing Grand Rounds – Experiencing “Bench-to-Bedside” Research: Reflections of the 2017 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: 08/09/2017
Nursing Grand Rounds – The Voices of Organ Donation and Transplantation: Perspectives From a Donor Family and Recipients

This presentation will focus on the importance of organ and tissue donation. In 2016, D-H had a conversion rate of 67%. The HRSA goal is a 75% conversion rate. Information about organ donation and transplantation and the processes involved in its...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 04/28/2017
Nursing Grand Rounds – Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY): Advancing our Work with Victims of Sexual Assault

Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) is an empirically validated, adjunctive clinical treatment for complex trauma or chronic, treatment-resistant PTSD. Developed at the Trauma Center in Brookline, Massachusetts, TCTSY has foundations in...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 3.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 04/14/2017
Nursing Grand Rounds on Culture and Global Health – Global Health Service Partnership: Teach, travel, serve… Change your life in Africa!

This presentation will focus on the personal experience of one volunteer who spent a year in Malawi, teaching in a baccalaureate nursing program. The economic, cultural and professional benefits as well as the challenges and life changing...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 04/05/2017
Nursing Grand Rounds – Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain: Risk Mitigation Strategies

This presentation will review the importance of risk mitigation strategies, including the use of risk-associated screening tools, utilizing the prescription drug monitoring program, using and analyzing urine drug tests, and identifying aberrant...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 03/24/2017
Nursing Research Grand Rounds – Taking Aim: Translating Firearms Research for Population Health Through Nursing Practice

This presentation will explore firearms injury epidemiology and offer opportunities for nurses to address weapons safety as a health-promoting behavior.

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 03/08/2017
Nursing Grand Rounds – Interdisciplinary Grand Rounds: It Takes a Village

This presentation will review a case of an elderly woman diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). Significant challenges included an absence of prior contact with healthcare providers and no healthcare insurance. Many interprofessional...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 03/07/2017
Nursing Grand Rounds – Building Public Health Leadership in the Upper Valley: Are we rowing in the same direction?

The Public Health Council of the Upper Valley (PHC) is comprised of community leaders and representatives from a diverse group of community sectors working together to create a more healthy, safe, supportive, and vital Upper Valley. This session...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 0.75 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 12/19/2016
Nursing Grand Rounds – A Call to Action for Trauma Informed Care in the Indian Health System

Traumatic experiences are common and can have long-term effects for individuals and communities. These effects can increase risk for adverse life outcomes, as well as difficulty in school and employment. This session will explore the concepts of...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 11/15/2016
Nursing Grand Rounds – Interprofessional Grand Rounds – The Importance of Teams: An Expanded Role for Nurses in Primary Care

Dr. Thibault is the seventh president of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, an organization that strives to foster innovation in health professional education and to align the education of health professionals with contemporary health needs and a...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 11/09/2016
Nursing Grand Rounds – Holistic Nursing: A Way of Being for ALL Nurses

Holistic nursing is not necessarily something that you do: it is an attitude, a philosophy, and a way of being. Holistic nursing is defined as “all nursing practice that has healing the whole person as its goal” (American Holistic Nurses’...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 10/26/2016
Nursing Grand Rounds – Changing the Climate: Creating a Culture of Safety

Nurses have been instrumental in the gains made in improving the quality and safety of U.S. health care over the last decade and a half. However, recent studies suggest U.S. patients experience a far greater number of adverse events each year...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 10/12/2016
Nursing Grand Rounds – Nursing Care for People and the Planet

Nurses are in a unique position to both lead efforts to reduce Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s environmental footprint and to educate patients and families. Learn about D-H’s environmental sustainability program and the ways in which nurses can engage in...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 09/30/2016
Nursing Grand Rounds – Experiencing “Bench-to-Bedside” Research: Reflections of the 2016 INBRE Summer Undergraduate Nursing Research Fellows

During this program, four 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: 08/09/2016
LNA Grand Rounds - Pressure Injury Prevention (PIP) and Evidence Based Skin Care

The purpose of this activity is to provide the learner with an overview of pressure ulcer risk factors and assessment including the various stages of pressure injuries, recognition and prevention/treatment of incontinence associated dermatitis or...

Launch Date: 06/22/2016
Nursing Research Grand Rounds – Evidence Based Practice: Addressing Delirium in the Critical Care Setting

This program will address the use of the IOWA model to apply evidence to impact current and future nursing practice. The team will discuss the process of using the IOWA model and the work to date using evidence to impact nursing care for patients...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 06/08/2016
Nursing Grand Rounds – The Evolving Role of Nurses in Stroke Care: A Stroke-ologist’s Perspective

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to develop enhanced awareness of stroke care and available resources to support overall care.

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 05/29/2015
The Institute for the Study of Human Knowledge: Counseling the Culturally Diverse 6th edition

The Institute of the Study of Human Knowledge (ISHK) in conjunction with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is offering an accredited program of CME courses that for...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 11.0 Credits
Launch Date: 10/03/2013
The Institute for the Study of Human Knowledge: Influence 5th ed

The Institute of the Study of Human Knowledge (ISHK) in conjunction with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is offering an accredited program of CME courses that for...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 5.0 Credits
Launch Date: 10/03/2013
The Institute for the Study of Human Knowledge: The Empathy Gap

The Institute of the Study of Human Knowledge (ISHK) in conjunction with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is offering an accredited program of CME courses that for...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 6.0 Credits
Launch Date: 10/03/2013
The Institute for the Study of Human Knowledge: When Professionals Weep

The Institute of the Study of Human Knowledge (ISHK) in conjunction with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is offering an accredited program of CME courses that for...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 6.0 Credits
Launch Date: 10/03/2013
The Institute for the Study of Human Knowledge: Social Psychology and Human Sexuality

The Institute of the Study of Human Knowledge (ISHK) in conjunction with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is offering an accredited program of CME courses that for...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 7.0 Credits
Launch Date: 10/03/2013
The Institute for the Study of Human Knowledge: The Brain That Changes Itself

The Institute of the Study of Human Knowledge (ISHK) in conjunction with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is offering an accredited program of CME courses that for...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 9.0 Credits
Launch Date: 08/08/2013
The Institute for the Study of Human Knowledge: Cognitive Therapy for Chronic Pain

The Institute of the Study of Human Knowledge (ISHK) in conjunction with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is offering an accredited program of CME courses that for...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 5.0 Credits
Launch Date: 08/08/2013
The Institute for the Study of Human Knowledge: Does Stress Damage the Brain?

The Institute of the Study of Human Knowledge (ISHK) in conjunction with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is offering an accredited program of CME courses that for...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 6.0 Credits
Launch Date: 08/08/2013
The Institute for the Study of Human Knowledge: Geography of Thought

The Institute of the Study of Human Knowledge (ISHK) in conjunction with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is offering an accredited program of CME courses that for...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 6.0 Credits
Launch Date: 08/08/2013
The Institute for the Study of Human Knowledge: The Mental Health of Refugees

The Institute of the Study of Human Knowledge (ISHK) in conjunction with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is offering an accredited program of CME courses that for...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 8.0 Credits
Launch Date: 08/08/2013
The Institute for the Study of Human Knowledge: Mirroring People

The Institute of the Study of Human Knowledge (ISHK) in conjunction with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is offering an accredited program of CME courses that for...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 7.0 Credits
Launch Date: 08/08/2013
The Institute for the Study of Human Knowledge: Motivational Interviewing in Health Care

The Institute of the Study of Human Knowledge (ISHK) in conjunction with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is offering an accredited program of CME courses that for...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 4.0 Credits
Launch Date: 08/08/2013
The Institute for the Study of Human Knowledge: Our Inner Ape

The Institute of the Study of Human Knowledge (ISHK) in conjunction with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is offering an accredited program of CME courses that for...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 5.0 Credits
Launch Date: 08/08/2013
The Institute for the Study of Human Knowledge: Psychotherapy with Cardiac Patients

The Institute of the Study of Human Knowledge (ISHK) in conjunction with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is offering an accredited program of CME courses that for...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 6.0 Credits
Launch Date: 08/08/2013
The Institute for the Study of Human Knowledge: Treatment of Chronic Medical Condition

The Institute of the Study of Human Knowledge (ISHK) in conjunction with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is offering an accredited program of CME courses that for...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 6.0 Credits
Launch Date: 08/08/2013

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