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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 Strategic Agenda to Address the Effects of Poverty on Child Health and Well-BeingDr. Deyer will discuss the effects of poverty on child health and well-being. Learning Objectives: Describe the levels of poverty for children in the US and in Colorado including differences among different racial-ethnic groups.
Information Only - Assessment and Management of Shock in Pediatric Trauma: Special Emphasis on Intravenous AccessDr. Hamner will use case studies to illustrate how to identify shock in pediatric trauma patients and optimize evaluation and resuscitation. Learning Objectives: Identify shock in pediatric trauma patients.
Information Only - Asthma Mimickers with a Focus on Foreign Body AspirationDr. Das will discuss possible causes of wheezing and indicators for foreign body aspiration. Learning Objectives: Explain the pathophysiology of wheezing. Discuss possible causes of wheezing and their treatment.
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 - Chronic Daily HeadachesDr. Ryals will provide assessment and management strategies for chronic daily headaches. Learning Objectives: Define chronic daily headaches. Distinguish chronic migraines from transformed migraine. Identify suspected mechanisms.
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 - 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 - Following the Eating Disordered Patient from Diagnosis, through Treatment and BeyondCarol Darwin, RD, LD will follow the eating disordered patient from diagnosis, through treatment and beyond. Learning Objectives: Discuss the changes in the DSM-V with respect to diagnosis and treatment.
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 - Interventions to Mitigate Long-term Health Consequences of Early Life Toxic StressDr. Coffman and Denise Coover will discuss how interventions in critical developmental periods can mitigate the effects of toxic stress. Learning Objectives: Define toxic stress. Describe children at greatest risk for toxic stress.
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 - 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 - 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 - PFAPA Syndrome and Auto-Inflammatory DisordersDr. Whitworth will discuss the clinical presentation of PFAPA Syndrome and other febrile illnesses that mimic infections. Learning Objectives: Describe the clinical presentation of PFAPA syndrome.
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: 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 - SyncopeDr. Dzurik will discuss the causes, evaluation process and outcomes for syncope. Learning Objectives: Define syncope. Discuss the causes of syncope. Outline the evaluation process for patients that present with syncope.
Information Only - The Tragic Trifecta of Pediatric Kidney DonationDr. Perez will talk about the opportunity for neonatal kidney donation to pediatric and adult patients.
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 - When the zebras are the horses: A case study in a rare but common syndromeDr. Byun will use a case study to illustrate the characteristics of a skeletal dysplasia that is extremely rare, but more common in certain populations.
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