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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.

 
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
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
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
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
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
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

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