Grand Rounds

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Grand Rounds are held each Wednesday at 8:30 am in the auditorium at Dayton Children's.

Can't make it to Grand Rounds?

View our grand rounds online  and earn CME and CE credit.

Upcoming Grand Rounds    

March 22

Update on Primary Immunodeficiency Syndromes:  Practical Tips for the Pediatrician

Mary Beth Fasano, MD, MSPH-Clinical Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics; Program Director, Allergy-Immunology Fellowship Program, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa

 Objectives:

1. Discuss common causes for an abnormal SCID newborn screen result.

2. Identify the expanding clinical phenotype for DiGeorge/22q11 deletion syndrome.

3. List recent advances in treatments for primary immunodeficiencies.

March 29

Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury from a Neuropsychological Perspective

Margaret Hudepohl, PhD-Pediatric Neuropsychologist, Dept. of Psychology, Dayton Children’s Hospital

Objectives:

1. Report an overview of Traumatic Brain Injury in children.

2. Discuss neurocognitive and psychiatric outcomes.

3. Employ protective factors and means for an optimizing environment during recovery. 

April 12

Pulmonary Tuberculosis:  The facts on epidemiology, presentation, diagnosis, and    treatment

Juliana Hellmann, DO-Second Year Pediatric Resident, WSU BSOM, Dayton Children’s Angela Fico, RN, BSN-Clinical Science Consultant for the U.S. with QIAGEN.

Objectives:

1. Explain the epidemiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and the major clinical features associated with Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.

2. Illustrate the diagnostic tests useful in the evaluation of tuberculosis, both latent and active.

3. Identify patients at risk for latent tuberculosis and cite appropriate management for a patient with Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. 

April 19

Precocious Puberty, should we worry about it?

Susan Almazan, MD, FAAP-Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics, WSU BSOM; Pediatric Endocrinologist, Dayton Children’s Hospital

Objectives:

1. Discuss the incidence, pathophysiology and causes of precocious puberty.

2. Distinguish precocious puberty from normal variants of pubertal development such as premature adrenarche and premature thelarche.

3. Describe the management, prognosis, and future consequences of precocious puberty.    

April 26

Penicillin Allergy:  How did we get here and where are we going?

William Parker, MD-Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, WSU BSOM; Head, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Dayton Children’s Hospital

 Objectives:

1. Distinguish the different types of immunologic reactions to penicillins.

2. Recognize the importance of determining penicillin allergy status as part of antibiotic stewardship.

3. Discuss the role of testing and oral challenge with beta-lactam antibiotics.    

 


*Grand Rounds and Tumor Boards 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 OPC C

*Cardiology/Radiology Dispositions — every Wednesday, 12:00 noon in OPC C

Grand Rounds and Tumor Boards 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.

Questions?

Contact Sue Strader, continuing medical education coordinator, at 937-641-5128.

 

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