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CME Events

(757) 668-8942

The CHKD Continuing Medical Education Program is guided by the mission of Children’s Health System, to deliver excellence in quality and scope of service as we continually measure and improve our outcomes.

Educational Events for Medical Professionals

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.

See our list of upcoming classes below.

Pediatric Grand Rounds at CHKD

Every Thursday, Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters

Grand Rounds is telecast at the following locations: CHKD's Health Center at Oyster Point, Eastern Shore, Peninsula Institute for Community Health, Inc., Portsmouth Community Health, Main Street Physicians and Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. For more information, contact the EVMS Office of CME at (757) 446-6140 or visit Sponsored by EVMS Office of CME.
Location:CHKD, Brickhouse Auditorium, 601 Children's Lane, Norfolk, VA 
Time: 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Maternal/Newborn Transport Reviews

Recurring (call for times)
Jamil Khan, MD, neonatologist, CHKD and EVMS perinatologist

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, PhD, Associate Professor, Eastern Virginia Medical School

Released: March 1, 2014
Expires: March 1, 2015

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.

  1. 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
  2. Discuss research-supported techniques for motivating booster seat and seat belt use
  3. 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:

Physicians: To evaluate this educational activity, receive a certificate/statement of credit/contact hours, go to

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:

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)™ 

Schwartz Center Rounds: Bringing Your Best Self to Work

Tuesday, February 3, 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, and vValue opportunities to provide and receive professional support.

Panelists: Sandra "Sam" Fabian, Manager; Maureen "Molly" Lowther, RN; Vivian "Peaches" Garrett, Technician       
Brochure: View updated February flyer 
Location: CHKD, Brickhouse Auditorium 
CME Credits: Earn up to 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Continuing Nursing Education: 1.0 Contact Hours for Nurses
ACGME Competencies: Patient Care, Interpersonal Communication Skills, Professionalism and Systems-Based Practice
Register: Click here to register

Insights into Autism Conference: Autism Spectrum Disorder Across the Lifespan

Friday, February 6, 2015

Issues for specific populations with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) will be discussed including girls with ASD common driving challenges, pharmacological treatments and resource options. Topics are targeted to all who are interested in providing optimal and medical home care to patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder along the pediatric, adolescent and young adult continuum. 

Guest Faculty: Kelly Barrett, MSEd, BCBA, LBA, Daniel L. Coury, MD, FAAP, Brian P. Daly, PhD and James McPartland, PhD
Brochure: View Brochure
Location: CHKD, Brickhouse Auditorium 
CME Credits: Earn up to 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Psychology Credits: Earn up to 6.5 hours of continuing education credit
ACGME Competencies: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Professionalism and Systems-Based Practice
Fees: See brochure
Register: Click here to register

Advanced Pectus Course

Thursday, March 26 - Friday, March 27, 2015 

This course is designed for pediatric and cardiothoracic surgeons and their clinical staff who have an interest in the treatment of chest wall deformities.  The two-day course will include demonstrations and discussions about the Nuss Procedure, surgical treatment of pectus carinatum and non-surgical treatment of chest wall deformities.  

After this two-day course participants will be able to: Describe the evaluation protocol and patient selection criteria for minimally invasive pectus repair. Discuss special considerations and recommended technical modifications for difficult and recurrent pectus excavatum repairs. Discuss non-operative therapies for pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum.

Guest Faculty: Donald Nuss, MB, ChB, David Notrica, MD, Dawn Jaroszewski, MD, and Frank-Martin Haecker, MD
Brochure: View Brochure
Location: CHKD, Brickhouse Auditorium  
CME Credits: Earn up to 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
ACGME Competencies: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge and Practice-Based Learning
Fees: See brochure 
Register: Click here to register

Mark the Date: 17th Annual Pediatric Emergency Medicine Update Spring 2015

Thursday, April 16, 2015

More details to come. View Brochure

Mark the Date: 9th Annual Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Medicine Update for Primary Care

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Look for more details in 2015. View Brochure.

Mark the Date: The Donald W. Lewis Pediatric Update 2015

September 18-20, 2015

Look for more details in 2015. View Brochure.


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