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Nursing Grand Rounds – “Just Another Night of Violence:” Brain Injuries from Intimate Partner Violence in New Hampshire

This presentation will provide an overview of the presenter’s research on understanding the complexities of help-seeking behaviors of survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV) and related acute brain injuries in rural settings in New Hampshire...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 03/26/2021
Medicine Grand Rounds - Aging and Dying in Prison:  Integrating Geriatrics and Palliative Care into Criminal Justice Reform

Participants in Medicine Grand Rounds will be able to identify the most current treatment guidelines, innovations, and standards of practice, and apply them to improve the care of individual patients, promote health and wellness in the...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 03/19/2021
Medicine Grand Rounds - Updates in Polycystic Kidney Disease

Participants in Medicine Grand Rounds will be able to identify the most current treatment guidelines, innovations, and standards of practice, and apply them to improve the care of individual patients, promote health and wellness in the...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 03/12/2021
Pediatric Lecture Series - COVID-19 Heart in the School Aged Athlete: How to return kids to play after SARS-CoV-2 infection

This Pediatric Lecture Series will discuss important pediatric topics that may lead to the improvement of child health from an individual, health care system and/or societal level.

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits, Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 03/09/2021
Medicine Grand Rounds - The Serrated Pathway and Colorectal Cancer Screening

Dr. Anderson discusses the pathways for the development of colorectal cancer (CRC) with a focus on serrated adenomas. There is evolving evidence regarding the potential for dysplasia with the serrated subtype of hyperplastic polyps, once thought...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 03/05/2021
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 RNBS program. 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: 03/01/2021
Medicine Grand Rounds - Virtually Better: The Science and Practice of Therapeutic Virtual Reality

Dr. Spiegel introduces the novel use and efficacy of virtual reality (VR) for the treatment of physical pain and mental health disorders. He offers evidence for how VR can be used to influence the “theater of the mind” and mimics the use of...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 02/26/2021
LWWW Well Talk – Life’s Simple 7 to Improve Heart Health

Dr. Creager will review the current prevalence and mortality rates of cardiovascular disease and discuss cardiovascular risk factor assessment. The American Heart Association’s Life’s Simple 7 program will be discussed. The 7 factors include:...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits, Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 02/26/2021
Medicine Grand Rounds - Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction - A Misunderstood Disease in Search of a Therapy

Dr. Solomon describes the syndrome of Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF) and the evolving understanding of its pathophysiology, from the concept of “diastolic dysfunction” to a more complex and multifaceted condition. HFpEF is...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 02/12/2021
Perianesthesia and Procedural Topics – Duty to Patient: Aligns Standards with Clinical Case Scenarios

Maureen McLaughlin, MS, RN, ACNS-BC, CPAN, CAPA is one of the leaders in perianesthesia nursing. An overview of ASPAN/Perianesthesia Nursing Standards will be discussed in this learning activity.

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 02/06/2021
Perianesthesia and Procedural Topics – Non-Operating Room Anesthesia

Maureen McLaughlin, MS, RN, ACNS-BC, CPAN, CAPA is one of the leaders in perianesthesia nursing. An overview of Non-Operating Room Anesthesia will be discussed in this learning activity.

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 02/06/2021
Perianesthesia and Procedural Topics – Team Nursing

Maureen McLaughlin, MS, RN, ACNS-BC, CPAN, CAPA is one of the leaders in perianesthesia nursing. The importance of the Team Nursing Model of Care will be discussed in this learning activity.

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 0.75 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 02/06/2021
Geriatric Education Series - Appropriate Prescribing Practices for Opioids for Pain Management in Older Adults

This series is designed so that learners will be able to apply principles of evidence-based medicine to determine clinical diagnoses, and formulate and implement acceptable treatment modalities for geriatric patients.

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 02/04/2021
Nursing Grand Rounds – Human Trafficking: What it is and How Health Care Professionals Can Help

This presentation is available to DH-Affiliates and DHMC Intranet only.

Join us as we learn from a survivor of human trafficking about her experience, how she survived it, and the people,...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 2.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 01/26/2021
Medicine Grand Rounds - Public Health and Dermatology – From Policy to Pox

Dr. Lushniak enthusiastically supports public health theory from surveillance to response, as a way to prevent risk, and promote and prolong good health. He cites the regulation of tanning beds as an example of how physicians can influence health...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 01/22/2021
Medicine Grand Rounds - Anti-Racism, Healthcare, and Health Policy: How far can we go?

Dr. Morse describes Critical Race Theory and its intersection with public health policy regarding both specific topics such as Covid-19 care, heart failure, and race related calculation of kidney function, and general gaps in health equity in the...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 01/15/2021
Nursing Grand Rounds – Team-Based Learning: Engineering Human Performance Through Collaboration (Combined with Medicine Grand Rounds)

Dr. Graham McMahon is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®), which leverages the power of education to drive quality in the medical profession and in healthcare. The ACCME...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 01/08/2021
Medicine Grand Rounds - Team-Based Learning: Engineering Human Performance through Collaboration

Dr. McMahon discusses team building when the work is complex, the stakes are high and professional hierarchies exist, as they do in healthcare. He suggests that a lack of psychological safety, fixed mindsets and inconsistent team structure are...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 01/08/2021
Nursing Grand Rounds – Part 3 - Changing the Culture Surrounding Mental Illness: It’s Way Past Time

John Broderick and Kim LaMontagne both have powerful stories and want to bring their messages of hope to the greater population at D-H. They will be sharing their stories coupled with the tools they have acquired along the way.

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 01/07/2021
Developing a Trauma-Informed Practice: Four Part Series

This series is comprised of four parts: Foundations of Trauma; Calming Strategies & De-escalation; Validation and Empathy-Building Self-awareness to Inform a Change Process; and Secondary Traumatic Stress and the impact on Staff and Patients. Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 4.0 Credits

Launch Date: 01/04/2021
Medicine Grand Rounds - Neuro-Axis on Fire:  Checkpoint Inhibitor Neuritis / Encephalitis and CAR-T Neurotoxicity. How fast can it burn?

Dr. Chan describes the clinical syndromes and neurologic presentations of complications of checkpoint inhibitor and CAR-T therapies. She summarizes diagnostic criteria, grading systems and current pathophysiologic understanding for symptoms of...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 12/18/2020
Interprofessional Grand Rounds – The Art of Being Human: The Lived Experience of People with Disabilities

This presentation will include a panel discussion with staff of Inclusive Arts Vermont as well as artists with disabilities who have their artwork displayed in the Faulkner Gallery at DHMC. The panelists will be talking about their experiences...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits, Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 12/17/2020
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: 12/14/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - Consult Conflict in Medicine

Dr. Dhaliwal reminds us that the practice of medicine is a team effort, that we all are consultants and that we all consult others. Evidence shows that effective consultation, where there is mutual preparedness, courtesy and respect, results in...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 12/04/2020
Virtual Conversations in Justice and Equity in Bioethics Part 3 of 3: Racism and Health Equity: Why Does it Matter in Bioethics?

The year of 2020 has brought forth ethical challenges to our health care system in unimaginable ways. The murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor cast a spotlight on the impact of racism in society. We will shine that spotlight on racism,...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.25 Credits, Nursing Contact Hours 1.25 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 12/03/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - Opioids and Pain Management: Preventing Harm and Maximizing Benefit

Dr. Alford discusses the important differences between chronic and acute pain, and why treating chronic pain is complex for the patient and provider. Using “universal precautions” including careful assessment of patient and medication risk...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 11/13/2020
Hospital Medicine Faculty Development Series: Cardiac POCUS

Dr. Haughey describes the role of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) in inpatient medical practice. He demonstrates how to obtain the common cardiac views in the parasternal, apical and subxiphoid windows and highlights normal anatomy in each view....

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 11/12/2020
Hospital Medicine Faculty Development Series: Pulmonary POCUS

Dr. Haughey describes the role of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) in inpatient medical practice. He describes normal anatomy, physics and “knobology” pertaining to pulmonary ultrasound. He demonstrates normal and abnormal findings including...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 11/11/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - Cultivating Empathy in Medicine:  What Would Dr. Matthews Say? The Louis B. Matthews Visiting Professorship

Dr. Pinto-Powell discusses the nuances between cognitive and emotive empathy, and then refines the conversation to examine moral and behavioral empathy. As a medical educator, she sees medical students’ empathy levels fluctuate over the course of...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 11/06/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - How Emerging Science Can Transform Obesity Care

Dr. Kaplan describes why obesity is a disease resulting from inappropriate regulation of metabolism and a dysfunction of normal fat mass mechanisms. He advocates for algorithmic assessment and treatment on an individual basis, incorporating...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 10/30/2020
Nursing Grand Rounds – Part 2 – Changing the Culture Surrounding Mental Illness: It’s Way Past Time

John Broderick and Kim LaMontagne both have powerful stories and want to bring their messages of hope to the greater population at D-H. They will be sharing their stories coupled with the tools they have acquired along the way.

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 10/29/2020
Nursing Grand Rounds – The Intersection of Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence: Is it DV or Could It Be Trafficking?

Human Trafficking is occurring everywhere, even here in the Upper Valley of NH and VT. In rural locations, human trafficking can be mistaken for domestic violence. This presentation will provide learners with the basic understanding of what human...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 10/28/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - Why We Need Single Payer

Dr. Rogers discusses three main purposes for healthcare insurance (to protect finances, have access to care, and to protect personal health) and how our current system is failing in these areas. Because of market forces, current coverage options...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 10/23/2020
Virtual Conversations in Justice and Equity in Bioethics Part 2 of 3: Equity in the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a bright light on health care inequities. Join us as we discuss current bioethical challenges in ensuring best practice for equitable care amid an evolving epidemic.

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits, Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 10/22/2020
Nursing Grand Rounds – Nicotine Addiction 101: What is it and why is it important to you?

This presentation will review nicotine and the mechanism of addiction including why prevention of nicotine addiction is important and how to treat nicotine addiction. Resources available to nurses and providers to assist with identifying and...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 10/15/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - Pulmonary Fibrosis - How Epithelial Cells and Fibroblasts Use the Same Language to Drive Each Other Mad

Dr. Sheppard describes the in vivo biology of integrins and the roles they and their down-stream targets play in tissue fibrosis and cancer. He describes the phenomenon of integrin-mediated activation of latent TGFβ, the roles of integrins...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 10/09/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - When is Enough, Enough? Decision Making Around Colonoscopy in Older Adults

Dr. Calderwood examines the regional, national and international data analyzing the benefits and harms of screening and surveillance colonoscopies in adults ages 75 and older. Screening and surveillance decisions in this population are complex...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 10/02/2020
Nursing Grand Rounds – Year of the Nurse: A Year of Leadership, Advocacy and Activism

ANA President Dr. Ernest Grant will explore how ANA has adapted its professional and legislative advocacy efforts and initiatives to improve nursing policy, practice and patient outcomes in these challenging times. Dr. Grant encourages you to...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 09/29/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - Myths, Evidence, and the Future of Tobacco Treatment

Despite a successful public health campaign, there are still millions of smokers in the United States and only 5% receive effective treatment to support smoking cessation. There are regional hot spots as well as identifiable groups in which...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 09/25/2020
Virtual Conversations in Justice and Equity in Bioethics Part 1 of 3: Challenging Patient Encounters: Psychologically Informed Patient and Family Centered Care

What is the role of inequity in bioethics and how can psychologically informed care help? Join us as we delve into the issue of justice and equity from a bioethical perspective.

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits, Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 09/24/2020
Nursing Grand Rounds – COVID-19 Mission: Operation Gotham

This presentation will provide an overview of one nurse’s lived experience caring for a diverse patient population in New York City as part of a joint military and civilian mission protecting our country against the COVID-19 pandemic at the start...

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 09/17/2020
Perioperative Patient Care: Leadership in the OR

Vangie Dennis is well known to many of us in perioperative services at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. This presentation will enhance our professional understanding of effective leadership.

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 09/12/2020
Nursing Grand Rounds – Changing the Culture Surrounding Mental Illness: It’s Way Past Time

John Broderick and Kim LaMontagne both have powerful stories and want to bring their messages of hope to the greater population at D-H. They will be sharing their stories coupled with the tools they have acquired along the way.

Accreditation: Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 09/11/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - Department of Medicine – Case Reports

The Department of Medicine Case Reports journal is an internal journal to allow the clinical members of the Department of Medicine to share interesting cases. This is intended to foster mentorship and academic discussion among faculty, nurse...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 09/04/2020
Interprofessional Grand Rounds – Unconscious Bias

Unconscious bias is present in each and every one of us. It drives our decision making process both professionally and personally, often in a negative direction, due to a lack of awareness of our own belief system. This often contradicts our...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits, Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 08/28/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - Under Pressure: Should We Give Hyperbaric Oxygen to COVID-19 Patients?

Dr. Harlan describes how hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) affects peripheral and organ oxygen perfusion by delivering 100% oxygen at increased atmospheric pressures. HBOT has been effective in many clinical settings where tissue oxygenation and...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 08/21/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - Frail Older Adults and How to Find Them

Dr. Johnson discusses the concept of frailty, which is predominantly a condition of older adults. However, he suggests that it should be based on predictors of poor health outcomes such as weakness, poor endurance, low activity and weight loss. A...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 08/14/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - Structural Inequity, Racial and Ethnic Disparities and Infectious Diseases: Are There Sustainable Solutions?

Dr. Ojikutu reviews COVID-19 and HIV data from several sources that all point out the disparate rates of cases, hospitalizations and deaths between White, Black and Latin populations. She discusses systemic inequities and social determinants of...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 08/07/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - Endocrine Complications of Anorexia Nervosa

Dr. Haines discusses endocrine changes that are observed in anorexia nervosa which are adaptive to the state of chronic starvation and may contribute to impaired skeletal integrity and neuropsychiatric symptoms. Weight restoration and menses...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 07/31/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - You’ve Been Thunderstruck!

Dr. Green describes a typical presentation and symptoms of a Thunderclap Headache, including sudden onset with diminished severity after 15-20 minutes but increasing in intensity with resumption of activity. This type of headache is considered a...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 07/24/2020
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
Medicine Grand Rounds - Department of Medicine Scholarship Enhancement in Academic Medicine (SEAM) Project Reports

Multi-center Hyperbaric Medicine Outcomes Registry - Jay C. Buckey, Jr, MD

Joining Project ECHO: Expanding the capacity of Geisel faculty to provide cancer screening, education and treatment consultations at our global sites - Mary...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 06/12/2020
LWWW Well Talk – Self-Care: Practical Ways We Can Take Care of Ourselves and Each Other

Self-care is often misunderstood. Self-care is speaking to yourself compassionately, knowing your limits, and making the daily choice to create a life from which you don’t feel the need to escape. This presentation will offer five self-care...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits, Nursing Contact Hours 1.0 Contact Hours
Launch Date: 06/12/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - Sex Differences in Obstructive Sleep Apnea – Why it Matters, May 8, 2020

(We are aware that the audio on this presentation is not ideal)
Dr. Won compares the prevalence, risk factors, clinical consequences and implications for treatment and outcomes between men and women presenting with possible obstructive...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 05/08/2020
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 - Critical Thinking at the Bedside: Incorporating Uncertainty into your Practice and Teaching - April 24, 2020

Dr. Schwartzstein discusses patterns of thought processing for medical diagnosis. One is based on heuristic principles that allows for more efficient decision making but can lead to systemic errors, and another requiring deductive clinical...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 04/24/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19, Update on Clinical Care and Therapeutics: A Local Response to a Global Crisis - April 3, 2020

Dr. Zuckerman describes the clinical course for patients with COVID-19, following the predicted course and symptoms of persons with mild disease to those with a severe viral/inflammatory response. He discusses home care, current ED admission...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 04/03/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 COVID-19: Science Update, March 20, 2020

Dr. Talbot reviews the timeline of the COVID-19 virus from its initial outbreak in China through March 20, 2020, including the transmissibility percentages and likely incubation period. She explains that the virus is spread primarily through...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 03/20/2020
Medicine Grand Rounds - Recent Advances in the Treatment of Scleroderma, March 13, 2020

Dr. Simms reviews the pathophysiology and clinical features of limited and diffuse scleroderma, focusing primarily on pulmonary artery hypertension (PAH) and interstitial lung disease (IDL) complications in this enigmatic disease. Investigating...

Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits
Launch Date: 03/13/2020
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
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

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