To help fulfill the educational needs of practicing professionals, CHKD sponsors continuing medical education programs throughout the year, as well as weekly grand rounds open to all and talks tailored to the specific needs of practice groups.
If you have suggestions as to how we can improve upon our educational offerings and experience, please call (757) 668-8942.
The participant will be able to:
- State current diagnostic measures and treatment modalities for the high-risk mother, fetus and neonate.
- Recall outcome data on selected cases of patients referred from regional hospitals and identify opportunities to improve patient outcomes.
- Describe care and stabilization of the maternal and neonatal transport process to ensure safe and orderly transport of patients.
MNTRs are open to physicians and staff with privileges at each respective hospital. The MNTR schedule is subject to change. Hospitals at which MNTRs are held are listed below for general reference. Please contact Karen G. Horton, neonatal/perinatal outreach at (757) 668-9140 to confirm specific dates.
Location: Albemarle, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, DePaul, Maryview, Sentara Obici, Outer Banks, Roanoke Chowan, Sentara Virginia Beach General, Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center, Riverside Shore Memorial, Southampton.
Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Keeping 4-12 Year Olds in Boosters and Belts: Strategies that Work (Enduring Material)
Kelli England Will, PhD, Associate Professor, Eastern Virginia Medical School
Released: March 1, 2014
Expires: March 1, 2016
Summary of Course: This presentation will equip the audience with research-supported techniques to motivate 4-12 year-old children and their parents to always use booster seats and seat belts. Course participants will be taught to recognize when an education-focused safety intervention approach is insufficient, and when and how to modify their approach for more of a persuasive impact. Finally, two example programs that are empirically supported to improve car safety among booster-age and tween-age populations will be shared with the audience. These toolkits (Boost ‘em in the Back Seat and Make it Click) are freely available online for participants’ later use in their day-to-day interactions with children and their families.
- List reasons for resistance to safety recommendations, and how this affects your efforts 2. Identify ways to modify an education-based approach for a more persuasive impact
- Discuss research-supported techniques for motivating booster seat and seat belt use
- Describe how to access and use two empirically supported (free) toolkits for booster and tween populations
Target audience for this course: Physicians, pediatricians, sub-specialists, family physicians, residents/students, emergency physicians and responders, allied health professionals, nurses, public health professionals, social workers, and other health care and safety professionals.
ACGME Competencies: Patient care & practice-based learning and improvement.
Method of Participation: You may participate in the educational activity by viewing the program content on this link: https://connect.evms.edu/seatbeltstrategies2014/
Physicians: To evaluate this educational activity, receive a certificate/statement of credit/contact hours, go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/boostersandbelts
Other professionals: To evaluate this educational activity, receive a certificate/statement of credit/contact hours, to print-out an on-going transcript of all your TCEOnline CE activities for credits/contact hours, please go to: www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline
Fees: No fees are charged for CDC' s CE activities. No fees are charged for CHKD's CME activity.
Brochure: View Brochure
Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
The Donald Lewis Pediatric Update 2015
September 18-20, 2015
The Donald W. Lewis Pediatric Update 2015 is a three-day (one full day and two half days) accredited pediatric course that is designed to update the providers’ knowledge and skills by reviewing state-of-the-art diagnoses and treatments in general and subspecialty pediatrics. In addition we seek to enhance their ability to diagnose and manage complex or difficult cases. We will provide a forum for informal learning and discussion in a plenary setting through interactions with their colleagues and experts. On Friday we will discuss common pediatric illnesses that often lead to hospitalization. Saturday will tackle current public health and health policy issues that will impact the pediatric practice, culminating with a special presentation by Lt. Governor Ralph Northam, MD. On Sunday, on pediatric otolaryngologists and pediatric plastic surgeons from CHKD will present on a variety of ENT topics frequently encountered in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. High-yield information will be presented relevant to the practice of general and sub-specialty pediatrics.
Faculty: Multiple (see brochure)
Brochure: View brochure
Location: Williamsburg Lodge
CME Credits: Earn up to 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Nursing Credits: Earn up to 13.5 Contact Hours for Nurses
Register online now
Schwartz Center Rounds
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Participants attending this session will be able to: Describe the social, emotional, ethical and personal issues that arise during the care of patients and their impact on caregivers. Demonstrate enhanced communication with patients, family members and colleagues. Value opportunities to explore and understand multiple perspectives across professions and disciplines. Value opportunities to provide and receive professional support.
We are thrilled at the turnout for each Schwartz Center Rounds. We appreciate the financial support provided by the Heidt Family Foundation, the Grainger Foundation, and CHKD to allow us to provide nourishment for each and every session. In order to be good stewards of these donations, the number of lunches available at upcoming sessions will be limited to 175, on a first-come, first-served basis. All faculty, staff and employees are still welcome to attend. Thank you for your ongoing support of Schwartz Center Rounds.
Registration is open to all employees and professional staff. If you have further questions, please contact Cynthia Mills at 668-7505 or via email at Cynthia.Mills@chkd.org.
Facilitator: Carolyn Williams, MSW
Location: CHKD, Brickhouse Auditorium
CME Credits: Earn up to 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Achoo! What’s New? Pediatric Allergy Update
October 15, 2015
8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. (Optional case conference starts at 12:30)
This half–day conference will cover new developments in pediatric food allergies, peanut oral immunotherapy, early food introduction, eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) and enterocolitis. We’ll also provide new clinical pearls for asthma and atopic dermatitis.
Faculty: Multiple (see brochure)
Brochure: View brochure
Location: CHKD Brickhouse Auditorium
CME Credits: Earn up to 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Register online now
Save the Date: 6th Annual Insights into Autism
February 5, 2016
Save the Date: Pediatric Trauma Conference
March 11-12, 2016
Save the Date: 18th Annual Pediatric Emergency Medicine Update 2016
April 14, 2016, 2016
Save the Date: 17th Chest Wall International Group (CWIG) Meeting in conjunction with CHKD Annual Advanced Pectus Course
June 15-17, 2016
Save the Date: 10th Annual Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Medicine Update for Primary Care
June 16, 2016
More details to come.