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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)

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 to Sunday, March 1, 2015
Kelli England, PhD, Associate Professor, Eastern Virginia Medical School

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.

Expiration: March 1, 2015

Brochure:  View Brochure
Credits: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ 

Schwartz Center Rounds: And now the Rest of the Story...

Wednesday, August 13

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.
• Model for learners’ behaviors of non-judgmental listening and respect.

Panelists: Dana Ramirez, MD, Megan Kapsa, RN and Christy McGurgan
Brochure: View Brochure
Location: CHKD, Brickhouse Auditorium
Credits:Earn up to 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™  

The Donald W. Lewis Pediatric Update at Williamsburg 2014

Friday, September 19 to Sunday, September 21

Conference Overview: The Donald W. Lewis Pediatric Update 2014 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.

Mental Health Focus Days: Diagnosing psychiatric disorders, treating children with psychotropic medication and recommending the most appropriate therapies can tug at the comfort zone of pediatric practice. This mini-course examines the challenges of incorporating mental health care into pediatric practice, reviews the core competencies in diagnosis and treatment, and provides tools to facilitate care for these children.

Allergy/Immunology Focus Day: The Division of Allergy and immunology will present an update on the diagnosis and management of common allergic and immunologic disorders. Our faculty will present topics that pediatricians encounter in the clinics including common allergic skin disorders, food, drug and insect sting allergies.

Earn up to *12.85 Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hours

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Brochure: View Brochure
Location: Williamsburg Lodge, Williamsburg, VA
Credits:13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Registration: Online Registration

Pediatric Global Health: Academic Medical Centers' Engagement with the World

Saturday, September 20 to Sunday, September 21

Conference Overview: The global health program will explore many of the questions that arise when academic medical centers engage in pediatric global health. We will discuss the ethics and responsibility we share for supporting global health. How do academic centers best use their resources to support global health? What can they expect in return? Many current global health initiatives will be discussed, including successes, failures and lessons learned. The realities of funding challenges, political obstacles and third world realities will be discussed. the format will include lectures, panel discussions and audience participation. We will facilitate networking with colleagues with similar interests.

Brochure:View Brochure
Location: Williamsburg Lodge, Williamsburg, VA
Credits:Earn up to 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Registration: Online Registration
Benefit: View Invite

Mark the Date: Insights into Autism Conference

Friday, February 6, 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.

(757) 668-8942