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  • Medicine Grand Rounds
    Medicine Grand Rounds represent the most current treatment guidelines, innovative strategies and principles of evidence based medicine, and apply them to the care of patients to achieve excellence in clinical quality and safety goals.
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    Nursing Grand Rounds provides a forum for nurses and other members of the health care team to share knowledge, for updates in nursing research and evidence based practice that help improve overall patient outcomes and enhance the patient experience.
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    These enduring materials address the increasing problem of prescription drug overdose and death and meet the standards for the NHBM education requirement.
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    These resources are intended to address burnout and moral distress experienced by many healthcare professionals.
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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
Medicine Grand Rounds - Shared Decision Making in the Practice of Medicine: Helping Patients to Understand Evidence, Trade-offs, and Options

Using lung cancer screening as the platform for her work in shared decision making, Dr. Schapira discusses a new paradigm for cancer screening including recognizing and clearly communicating both the potential benefits and potential harms. Her...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 11/30/2018
The Opioid Crisis and Women’s Health

This presentation reviews the impact of the current opioid crisis on maternal-child health in New Hampshire, and describes initiatives currently underway at DHMC to address the needs of a vulnerable population of women and infants.

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 11/19/2018
Nursing Grand Rounds – Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems: What You Need to Know

Join us to learn about electronic nicotine delivery systems and the impact they are having on the population, especially our youth; evidence-based interventions to identify and assist patients with nicotine addiction; and how to improve...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 11/15/2018
Medicine Grand Rounds - Outbreaks in the Anthropocene: Public Health Relevant to New Hampshire Clinicians

Dr. Talbot defines many of the terms used when assessing a suspected or reported outbreak of illness, including the difference between a cluster, an outbreak and an epidemic. She discusses elements that define each occurrence, such as agents,...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 11/09/2018
Medicine Grand Rounds - Precision Medicine Beyond the -omics: Emerging Tools for Personalized Data Science

Dr. Kravitz discusses the importance of recognizing to doctors and patients in differentiating between medical treatment options that work “on average” and those that “work on me”. The Average Treatment Effect (ATE) is highly influenced by a...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 10/26/2018
Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral for Treatment for Substance Use Disorder in the Oncology Setting

(there is a video clip that is very difficult to understand, our apologies for this segment) Dr. Broglio discusses various tools that help to identify oncology patients who are at high risk for opioid misuse, and shares survey information...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 10/23/2018
Nursing Grand Rounds – Rethinking Survivorship: The Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) from Domestic Violence

Women living with traumatic brain injuries from domestic violence (DV) are receiving growing attention in research but little is known about the context of their lives, the nature of abuse when they are hit in the head, and how their symptoms of...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 10/22/2018
Medicine Grand Rounds - How Less Health Care Can Sometimes Be Better For You: Examples From Internal Medicine

Dr. Redberg challenges the current healthcare paradigm of “if some is good more is better”, with a call for the reasonable assessment of the need for more testing, a critical view of high-risk medical devices and the benefits of a healthy...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 10/19/2018
Management of Anxiety Disorders in Primary Care

Anxiety is a very common complaint in primary care practices. While anxiety is normal and can be motivating, it becomes a disorder when it is excessive and out of proportion to a situation and interferes with other areas of healthy function. Dr....

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 10/18/2018
Medicine Grand Rounds - The Dartmouth TPIAT Experience: Have We Made a Difference in a Hopeless Disease?

Dr. Gardner describes several genetic pathways, including the PRSS1, SPINK1 and cystic fibrosis genes that can lead to fibrosis in the pancreas, and reviews the pathophysiology of chronic pancreatitis. He discusses the severe, chronic pain and...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 10/05/2018
Medicine Grand Rounds - C. Everett Koop Lecture: Marijuana: A Prescription for Trouble?

Dr. Gunderson follows the growth of the marijuana industry from 2001 when medical marijuana cards were first issued in Colorado, to full legalization for recreational and medical use in 2012. She highlights the exponential growth of an industry...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 09/28/2018
Nursing Grand Rounds – Conflict Management and “Difficult Conversations”

Organizational or workplace conflict is a natural and normal part of any human interaction. It is complicated, stakes can be high, and it is often full of emotions. Managing workplace conflict frequently involves having difficult conversations...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 09/27/2018
Medicine Grand Rounds - Systemic Sclerosis: Diagnosis and Management

Dr. Gordon reviews the complex pathogenesis of systemic scleroderma (SSc) and the ACR-EULAR Classification Criteria for patients who present with certain symptoms, such as skin thickening or compromised lung function. She discusses the management...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 09/21/2018
Nursing Grand Rounds – Evidence Based Strategies to Prevent Injuries from Falls

It is time to take a fresh look at the facts around fall prevention efforts. Over-reliance on non-evidence based strategies had led to an epidemic of immobility in hospitals. Explore the evidence around common falls practices that are stalling...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 09/12/2018
LNA Education – Falls – What Works and What Doesn’t!

It is time to bust some myths about preventing falls in hospitals. Working harder isn’t making a difference. Adding more strategies and interventions to the current plan won’t work either. It’s time to STOP doing the interventions that don’t work...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours
Launch Date: 09/12/2018
Medicine Grand Rounds - Emerging as an Equity-Minded Academic Health Center Through Inclusion Excellence: The Next Generation of Diversity Work for Academic Medicine

This presentation outlines the need for a strong, safe and supportive strategic plan for diversity and inclusion. Dr. Acosta encourages participants to identify exclusionary practices within an office or department and promotes the development...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 09/07/2018
Medicine Grand Rounds - Beyond Advance Directives: The Serious Illness Care Program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

The presenters at this presentation show their passion for teaching communication skills that enhance compassion between patients, families and providers in situations of acute or chronic serious illness. They identify the gaps in advance care...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 08/31/2018
Medicine Grand Rounds - Age-Friendly Health System in the Academic Health Center

This presentation describes the philosophy and structure of an Age-Friendly Health System. As the geriatric population is growing significantly, the unique needs of this age group should be managed as a social movement that has its roots at the...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 08/24/2018
Medicine Grand Rounds - A Structured Approach to Managing Irritable Bowel Syndrome

This presentation discusses the diagnostic criteria and treatment options for IBS, including the Rome IV global measures. Dr. Shad differentiates between IBS with constipation and IBS with diarrhea, and reviews the efficacy and effectiveness of...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 08/17/2018
Medicine Grand Rounds - Multiple Sclerosis: Review and Role of MS Therapies

This presentation describes the pathophysiology of relapsing and progressive multiple sclerosis, illustrating that it is both an inflammatory and neurodegenerative disease state. Diagnosis is based on clinical presentation, and treatment options...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 08/10/2018
Nursing Grand Rounds - Experiencing “Bench-to-Bedside” Research: Reflections of the 2018 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: 08/09/2018
Medicine Grand Rounds - Diabetes & CVD: Have We Found the Holy Grail?

This presentation focuses on the results of clinical trials that are changing the management of Type 2 Diabetes and impacting the most recent treatment guidelines. It discusses the controversies surrounding diabetes therapies and their effects on...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 08/03/2018
Nursing Grand Rounds – Ambulatory Nursing Update

Due to the increasing complexity and acuity of ambulatory patients, it is imperative that ambulatory nurses adhere to best practice when providing care. Integration of our daily clinical practice needs with a dynamic nursing practice governance...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 07/23/2018
Medicine Grand Rounds - Penicillin Allergy Labels: Impact and Improvement

As many as 95% of all patients who report a penicillin allergy are not truly allergic. This presentation discusses the penicillin allergy label and how it influences alternative antibiotic choices which have downstream negative consequences for...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 07/20/2018
Medicine Grand Rounds 2018 - Current and Future Practices for the Management of Patients with Community Acquired Pneumonia

This presentation discusses the current burden and epidemiology of pneumonia in local communities and around the world. It reviews current guidelines as well as emerging strategies for prevention, diagnosis and management of adults with...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 07/13/2018
Nursing Grand Rounds – Upper Valley Community & Parish Nursing: Enhancing the Continuum of Care

The presence of Community/Parish (CN/PN) nurses in our region is an under-utilized resource.  CN/PN nurses provide services that can enhance community-based care options - especially for frail older adults. This presentation will provide...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 06/22/2018
Medicine Grand Rounds - Violence in Healthcare: A Dangerous Issue with a Promising Solution

This presentation offers an overview of threat assessment and management of violence or other behavior concerns in a healthcare setting. It discusses key observations of offender behavior, assessment of potential escalation, and identifies...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 06/15/2018
Nursing Grand Rounds – Evaluation of Interprofessional Team Communication Pre and Post Pediatric Crisis Simulations

There is currently a need to develop better interdisciplinary and interprofessional communication to improve patient care of high-risk etiology within the pediatric and emergency departments. Join us to learn about this quality improvement...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 06/08/2018
An Infectious Disease Perspective: Opioid Use Disorder and Commonly Co-Occurring Conditions in Pregnant Women

This presentation discusses the epidemiology and impact of injection drug use and selected comorbidities specifically in pregnant women. It reviews the epidemiology of HIV, viral hepatitis, STIs, and endocarditis and discusses effective...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 05/25/2018
Screening for Opioid Use Disorder in the Oncology Setting

The well-recognized problem of opioid misuse, abuse and diversion also exists within the population of people with cancer. The public and personal health consequences may be just as devastating in this population. Therefore, all clinicians...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits, Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 05/25/2018
NH SafeRx: Ethics and Oversight of Psychotropic Medications for Children in Out-of-Home Placement

This video is a voice-over PowerPoint meant for clinical prescribers who care for youth in NH involved with the child welfare system. William Burl Daviss, MD, and Erin Barnett, PhD, summarize general differences in “rates” of...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 05/18/2018
Improving Care for Opioid-Exposed Newborns using the Eat, Sleep, Console (ESC) Care Approach

Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is a growing problem and traditional assessment approaches may lead to unnecessary opioid treatment of infants. This presentation provides guidance for optimal management of infants experiencing opioid...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 05/11/2018
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
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

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