November 19 - 8:30 am
*Sepsis and the Biomarker Procalcitonin
Angela Fico, RN, BSN-Clinical Implementation Manager, Biomerieux
- Discuss Procalcitonin and how it is used in sepsis diagnosis and management.
- Describe PCT ranges and levels associated with sepsis, severe sepsis and sepsis shock.
- Cite performance characteristics of the biomarker Procalcitonin (PCT).
No Grand Rounds - Happy Thanksgiving!
December 3 - 8:30 am
“*Pulmonary Function Testing: a Practical Guide For the Busy Clinician”
William Hardie, MD-Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
- Cite the types of pulmonary function tests that are performed by the laboratory and their clinical indications.
- Recognize clinical scenarios where pulmonary function tests may impact clinical decision-making in pediatric clinical care.
- Assess the application and interpretation of the pulmonary function test to clinical care.
- Explain the limitations of performing pulmonary function tests in children.
December 10 - 8:30 am
*Psychomyths Exposed! Psychological Fallacies Once Believed as Facts!
Gregory Ramey, PhD-Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, WSU BSOM; Executive Director, Center for Pediatric Mental Health Resources, Dayton Children’s Hospital
- Identify three common psychological beliefs that are not supported by evidence-based research.
- Discuss the function of psychomyths and why some have become entrenched into our popular culture.
- Cite how health care professionals can help dispel such myths and focus the attention of families on key factors affecting children’s emotional health.
December 17 - 8:30 am
*Pediatric Anesthesiology: 2014 Update for the Non-Anesthesiologist
Del Kirkpatrick, JD, MD-Medical Director of Anesthesiology and Pediatric Anesthesiologist, Dayton Children’s Hospital
- Review the current practice of Pediatric Anesthesiology as it is related to the medical practice of non-anesthesia pediatric care givers.
- Explain to the non-anesthesia pediatric care giver the peri-operative pediatric anesthesia environment their patients having surgery will experience.
- Assess why certain decisions are made regarding a pediatric patient’s anesthetic care, and provide the non-anesthesia pediatric provider with a more thorough understanding of this process.
No Grand Rounds - Happy Holidays!
Grand Rounds to Resume January 7, 2015.
*These educational activities do not provide AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s) (TM)but may be claimed as AMA PRA Category 2 Credits(s) (TM)by the individual physician attending the presentation.
*Grand Rounds , Tumor Boards, and Cardiology/Radiology Disposition activities are designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Wright State University (WSU) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. WSU designated this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Additional Educational Opportunities
*Tumor Board — every Thursday, 12:00 noon in PDR A
*Cardiology/Radiology Dispositions — every Wednesday, 12:00 noon in OPC C
Grand Rounds , Tumor Boards, and Cardiology/Radiology Disposition activities are designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.Wright State University (WSU) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. WSU designated this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Can't make it to Grand Rounds?
Some sessions have been recorded for you to view at your convenience. View our grand rounds online.
Contact Sue Strader, continuing medical education coordinator, at 937-641-5128.