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Grand Rounds video library

EducationThrough our Grand Rounds video library, Cook Children's provides busy health care professionals an opportunity to receive current information on a variety of health care topics when and where it is convenient.

These informational offerings provide an opportunity to learn from experts in pediatric health care.


This is an educational program designed to present scientific information and opinion to health professionals, to stimulate thought, and further investigation. It does not provide advice regarding medical diagnosis or treatment for any individual case. It is not intended for use by the layman. Opinions expressed are not necessarily those of Cook Children's Health Care System. Mention of products or services does not constitute endorsement.

Information Only - A Case-based review of pediatric interventional radiologyDr. McIntosh will discuss typical and more complex patient cases seen in interventional radiology. Learning Objecitves: Provide a brief overview of pediatric radiology.
Information Only - A Multidisciplinary Approach to Treating a Child with Chronic PainDr. Gandhi, Ms. Wilkins and Ms. McKeone will explain the neurobiology of pain and how to manage it. Learning Objecitves: 1. Review the neurobiology of pain 2. Explain the diagnosis of chronic pain syndrome 3.
Information Only - Acne in the Pediatric PopulationDr. Ghali will discuss the diagnosis, categorization, assessment and management of pediatric patients with acne. Learning Objecitves: Recognize the differential diagnosis of acne. Discuss the concept of acne categorization by age.
Information Only - An Update on SepsisDr. Gelvez will define sepsis and illustrate the current program. Learning Objecitves: 1. Outline the new definition of sepsis and septic shock 2. Discuss the importance of early diagnosis and intervention in septic patients 3.
Information Only - Bearing Witness: Boundaries and Self Care in the Context of Caring for OthersDr. Ginsburg will discuss how the Seven C's model of resilience and trauma informed care can be applied to better serve troubled youth.
Information Only - Behavioral Pediatrics in Primary CareDr. Friman will present on the topic of primary care in behavioral pediatrics. Learning Objecitves: 1. Define Primary Care Behavioral Pediatrics 2. Describe at least three guiding principles in Primary Care Behavioral Pediatrics.
Information Only - Bleeding Disorders vs. Child Abuse: The Bad and the UglyBleeding disorders and child abuse may both result in similar skin findings and/or intracranial hemorrhage. Drs. Anderst and Carpenter will review the evaluation for bleeding disorders in situations concerning for abuse.
Information Only - Bringing Life from Loss: The Kidney Allocation and Transplant SystemDr.
Information Only - Chagas DiseaseDr. Edwards will present on the topic of Chagas Diease. Learning Objecitves: 1. Identify the population at risk for Chagas disease in the United States 2.
Information Only - Cognitive, Behavioral and Emotional Effects of Concussion in Children and AdolescentsDr. Morton will address the cognitive, emotional and behavioral effects of concussions from a neuropsychologist's perspective. Learning Objectives: Explain typical and atypical recovery patterns following concussion.
Information Only - Concussion ManagementDr. Blueitt will provide an in-depth look at concussions in school-aged patients, including concussion management and appropriate return to play protocol. Learning Objectives: Explain the neuropathology of concussions.
Information Only - CyberbullyingDr. Elliott will present on the signs, symptoms and prevention of bullying. Learning Objecitves: 1. Define bullying with identification of the different types 2.
Information Only - Early Assessment and Management of Severe SepsisDr. Gelvez will explain the use of the new sepsis scoring tool and standard sepsis protocol in the early assessment and management of severe sepsis. Learning Objectives: Explain the pathophysiology of sepsis.
Information Only - ECMO at Cook Children's Medical CenterDr. Caballero will take an in-depth look at the use of ECMO at Cook Children's. Learning Objectives: Discuss relevant clinical conditions that could benefit from extracorporeal life support (ECLS) and their related outcomes.
Information Only - Endocrine Care in Childhood Cancer SurvivorsDr. Steelman will discuss pediatric cancer survivorship from an endocrine perspective. Learning Objectives: Recognize the several key endocrinopathies that can occur in survivors of childhood cancer.
Information Only - Essential Oils: Follow Your NoseKimberly and Dr. Gandhi will explain safe use of essential oils for patients. Learning Objecitves: 1. Describe what an essential oil is along with why patients want to use these products. 2.
Information Only - Family-Centered CareJuliette Schlucter will address strategies, barriers and behaviors in incorporating family-centered care principles. Learning Objectives: Define best strategies of family-centered care principles.
Information Only - Fetal Echocardiopathy and Fetal CardiomyopathyDr. Roten will present on the topic of fetal echocardiopathy and cardiomyopathy. Learning Objecitves: 1. Discuss clinical indications that necessitate a fetal echocardiogram order. 2.
Information Only - Global Health in US Medical Education: Why We TravelDr. McRay will discuss global health as it relates to training of US healthcare providers, including those effected by the Ebola outbreak in Africa.
Information Only - Hemolytic Uremic SyndromesDr.
Information Only - Hypertriglyceridemia in ChildrenDr. Wilson will discuss the pathophysiology associated with hypertriglyceridemia when present in children. Learning Objecitves: 1.
Information Only - Ketotic Hypoglycemia: Re-evaluation of a Classic Pediatric ConditionDr. Weinstein will present in the area of ketotic hypoglycemia by addressing the frequency, causes and ecvaluation of hypoglycemia in an effort to improve health care outcomes.
Information Only - Management of intractable irritability, spasticity, and dysautonomia in children with severe neurological impairmentDr. Hauer will use patient cases to neurological symptoms and pharmocologic and non-pharmacologic treatment strategies. Learning Objecitves: 1. Identify presence of neurological symptoms 2.
Information Only - Mitochondrial Medicine: The New FrontierDr. Cohen will discuss anthropology, biochemistry and therapies to treat mitochondrial disorders. Learning Objectives: 1.
Information Only - N.E.S.T. Developmental Follow-up CenterDr. Johnson will discuss the new N.E.S.T. Developmental Follow-Up Center, which was created to give babies who arrive early or are born with medical conditions that extra nudge so that they can reach their fullest potential.
Information Only - Newborn Screening: False Positives and Negatives and Neonatal CasesDr. Basinger will review typical presentations of metabolic disorders in case format. Learning Objecitves: 1. Describe the expanded newborn screening (NBS) process from blood spot to diagnosis 2.
Information Only - No Hit Zone, Reinforcing a Culture of SafetyDrs. Daley, Coffman and Donna Wright will present on the topic of child abuse prevention safety. Learning Objecitves: 1. Explain what prompted the development of the “No Hit Zone” policy 2.
Information Only - Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in ChildrenDr. Squires will discuss the role of pediatric obesity in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and the serious long-term consequences.
Information Only - Odd Couple: The Marriage of Breastfeeding & Safe SleepDr. Hamilton-Spence will discuss ways the pro-breastfeeding and safe sleep initiatives can work together better. Learning Objecitves: Identify the overlapping physiology of breastfeeding & sleep for mother & infant.
Information Only - ONE VOICE: How to De-Stress the Treatment RoomThe purpose of the ONE VOICE campaign is to remind health care professionals to be cognizant of the clinical environment that we expose children to during medical procedures.
Information Only - Opioids: The Painful TruthDr. Teater will discuss how to better manage pediatric pain medications. Learning Objecitves: 1. Identify the relative effectiveness of opioids compared to other common oral pain medications. 2.
Information Only - Parsimony in Pediatric Prescribing: Is it medically necessary for our children's health?Ms. Gonzalez will address the challenges of prescribed medications with medical errors. Learning Objecitves: 1. Outline the extent of medical errors within the U.S.
Information Only - Post-tonsillectomy Pain Considerations and CodeineDr. Marcincuk will present on the topic of pain considerations post-tonsillectomy.
Information Only - Primary Care Sports Medicine: The BasicsDr. Guirola will give an overview of what the general practitioner needs to know regarding sports medicine from a rheumatologist’s perspective. Learning Objectives: Recognize the importance of a musculoskeletal examination.
Information Only - Research Day: Poster Presentations1.
Information Only - Research Day: Use of Fluorodopa 18F Positron Emission Tomography Combined with Computed Tomography in Congenital HyperinsulinismDr. Thornton will discuss a reserach project focused on treatment of hyperinsulinism. Learning Objectives: Describe the structure of this research project. Discuss preliminary data results.
Information Only - Safe Infant Sleep InitiativeDr. Daley will enhance knowledge by addressing safe infant sleep and methods to reduce infant mortality. Learning Objecitves: Identify suffocation as the leading cause of injury related death in infants.
Information Only - Sickle Cell EmergenciesDr. Johnson will use patient cases to describe how to manage sickle cell emergencies. Learning Objecitves: Review definitions of splenic sequestration, aplastic crisis, acute chest syndrome.
Information Only - The Edge of ViabilityDr. Lawrence will present on the how neonatology is using information to shape how to approach the lines of pediatric viability. Learning Objecitves: 1.
Information Only - Treatments in Refractory Epilepsy: Options Beyond MedicationsDr. Keator will take an in-depth look at pediatric epilepsy including current and alternative treatments. Learning Objectives: Review definitions of epilepsy and refractory epilepsy.
Information Only - Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: From Bedside to Bench and Back AgainDr. Northrup will address clinical findings , molecular mechanisms and therapeutic options for patients with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex.
Information Only - Utilizing the Ethics CommitteePam Foster will present on the function of the ethics committee in an effort to identify the appopriate time to initiate an ethics consult. Learning Objecitves: 1.
Information Only- Evolution in the Management of Hirschprung's DiseaseDr. Gosain will address surgical approaches, diagnostic techniques and the pathogenesis of Hirschprung's-associated Enterocolitis. Learning Objectives: Identify historic and current surgical approaches to Hirschprung's disease.
Information Only-Healthcare Delivery: Renal FailureDr. Brophy will discuss prevention, life span and medication utilization regarding renal failure. Learning Objectives: 1. Discuss the role of prevention and life span in healthcare delivery as it pertains to renal failure 2.
Information Only-Progress in Treatment of Childhood Leukemia: A Clinician's Historical PerspectiveDr. Bowman will address progress in treatment of childhood leukemia. Learning Objectives: 1.
Information Only: Pressing Health And Safety Concerns of Children in Foster CareDr.
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