Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds
Fridays 8:30 – 9:30 AM
George Auditorium, Rhode Island Hospital (Simulcast at Newport Hospital – Library Video Room)
Speaker: Lloyd Feit, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Director of Pediatric Cardiology, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Topic: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Managing CHD
Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to describe factors leading to incorporation of behavioral health care into a pediatric subspecialty practice; define the multidisciplinary approach to care of patients with CHD (MATCH-D); and identify & assess clinical and research initiatives in the MATCH-D model of care.
Speaker: Susan Duffy, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Topic: Improving Pediatric Sepsis Outcomes
Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to explain the impact of sepsis on pediatric morbidity & mortality in the US; recognize the clinical presentations of sepsis in children & adolescents & how they differ from adults; discuss quality initiatives & best practices related to pediatric sepsis; and discuss CHA Sepsis collaborative & Hasbro Children’s Hospital’s participation in the initiative.
Speaker: Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH
Director, Rhode Island Department of Health
Topic: Communities Coming Together: Overdose Prevention & Intervention in Rhode Island
Objectives: At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to define the overdose epidemic in RI, using state & local data; outline current RI Rules & Regulations regarding opioid & controlled substance prescribing; analyze RI’s existing overdose prevention & intervention initiatives; and specify how healthcare providers can contribute to current overdose prevention & intervention initiatives in RI.
(This activity is also designated for a maximum of 1.0 category 1 credit in Risk Management Study. This program qualifies for 1.0 Hours CME Credit in Risk Management & Opioid Pain Management/Chronic Pain Management, two of the required areas of section 6.0; 6.2.1 RI CME re-licensure requirements.)