REGULARLY SCHEDULED SERIES (RSS)

PLEASE NOTE:   COVID-19 compliance

Regularly Scheduled Series scheduled during the month of May 2021 may be held remotely at the discretion of each department and activity director. Please check with the host department to confirm activity times and access to connect remotely.

Accreditation

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine designates these live activities for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Disclosure

Division of CME Disclosure - The LUCSSOM, Division of CME has no financial relationship with and receives no funding from any commercial interests.

Division of CME Administration and Review Committee Disclosure – Pertaining to all RSS activities, staff members have no financial relationships with commercial interests & no relationships between commercial interests and first degree relatives.

Trent Reed, DO, FACEP               Gregory Gruener, MD, MBA, MPH   

Karen Bertucci, MEd, CHCP          Mary Jurasas      

Cynthia Chaidez, MEd     


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RSS Activity List

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To view the curricular goals, objectives, core competencies and credit designation for a specific RSS activity click on the title of the activity in the grid.  To view this information for all RSS activities, scroll down.

Regularly Scheduled Series Day of Week Location Time Additional
Information
Anesthesiology Grand Rounds Wed LUMC-120-190 7:00AM 216-9169
Autopsy Conference Fri VA - 1-E347 12:00PM 202-2194
Cardiac Catheterization Conference Fri LUMC-110-6274 7:30AM 216-2642
Cardiothoracic Education Conference Wed  LUMC-110-6274 7:00AM 327-2437
CHOIR Seminar Series Thur MNSON 125-2512B 12:00PM 216-0990
Clinical Pathophysiology Conference Thur LUMC-120-390 12:00 PM 216-9453
Clinical Research Grand Rounds 3rd Mon of month LUMC - 115-152A 12:00 PM 216-8051
Dermatology Grand Rounds Wed - varies LUMC-120-360 1:00PM 216-6533
Diagnostic Radiology Journal Club IRR - Wed LUMC-103-0050 11:30AM 216-3779
Digestive Health Center Clinical Conference 2nd & 4th Mon of month LUMC-120-460 7:00AM 327-2865
Echo Technologist Education Conference Thur LUMC-104-6294 12:00PM 327-2758
Echocardiography Conference Wed LUMC-110-6274 11:30AM 216-2642
Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds 2nd Tues of month LUMC-120-460 12:00PM 327-3789
Emergency Medicine Quality Improvement Conference 2nd Tues of month  LUMC-120-460 11:00AM  327-3789
Endocrinology Conference Fri LUMC-54-007 1:30PM 216-6015
Ethics Grand Rounds IRR LUMC-120-150 12:00PM 327-9219
Gastroenterology & Nutrition Clinical Case Conference Fri LUMC-54-107 7:30AM 216-8965
Geriatrics Seminar Series Wed VA - 217-A109 1:30PM 202-5064
Hematology/Oncology Grand Rounds Fri LUMC-112-250 8:00AM 327-3215
Hines - Psychiatry Journal Club & Case Conference 1st Wed of month VA - 228-3S 10:00AM 216-7030
Hines VA Center Schwartz Rounds 2nd Wed of month VA 1-E347 12:00PM 202-7050
Hines - Tumor Board Oncology Case Management Conf Tue VA 200 - 1492 4:00PM 202-4559
Hospitalist Seminar Series IRR LUMC-105-2864 12:00PM 216-5217
HSD Medical Education Grand Rounds IRR LUMC-120-360 12:00PM 216-3257
Integrated Traumatic Extremity Care Service  IRR LUMC-105-1703 7:00 AM 327-5637
Interventional Radiology Morbidity & Mortality Conference  3rd Thur of month LUMC-103-0050 7:00AM 216-3779
Leischner Dept of Medical Education Workshop IRR LUMC-120-360  9:00AM  216-3257
Liver Disease Imaging Management Conference Fri LUMC-103-0050 7:00AM 216-3779
Medicine Grand Rounds Tue LUMC-120-190 12:00PM 216-9453
Medicine Morning Report Mon, Wed, Fri LUMC-102-7608 8:15AM 216-9453
Molecular Pharmacology & Neuroscience Seminar Series Wed - Varies LUMC-115-152B 9:00AM 216-3267
NeoNatal Didactic Lecture Series Thur LUMC-107-5809 8:00AM 216-8254
Neurological Surgery Education Wed LUMC-105-1900 7:00AM 216-8235
Neurology Grand Rounds Fri LUMC-120-460 12:00PM 216-6831
OB/GYN Grand Rounds Wed LUMC-120-170 8:00AM 216-2364
OB/GYN Patient Care Conference Wed LUMC-120-170 7:00AM 216-2364
Ophthalmology Grand Rounds Wed LUMC-102-2609A varies 216-4161
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Grand Rounds Last Mon of month LUMC-120-170 5:30PM 216-0385
Orthopaedic Fracture Conference Wed- Except 1st, 3rd & 5th  of month  LUMC-120-460 7:30AM 216-5440
Orthopaedic Spine Conference 1st Wed of month LUMC-120-460 7:30AM 216-5440
Orthopaedic Subspecialty Conference 3rd Wed of month LUMC-120-460 7:30AM 216-5440
Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds Thur - Except last of month LUMC-120-460 7:30AM 216-6440
Otolaryngology Grand Rounds Wed - Except last of month LUMC-105-1870 6:30AM 216-5120
Pathology Conference 2nd & 4th Fri of month LUMC-120-170 8:00AM 216-2587
Pediatric Grand Rounds Tue LUMC-120-360 8:00AM 327-9102
Peripheral Vascular Lab Conference IRR - Fri monthly LUMC-110-3280 7:00AM 327-2387
Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds Wed LUMC-110-3239 7:30AM 327-2365
Primary Care Lecture Series 2nd Thur of month LUMC-120-160 7:30AM 216-0791
Psychiatric Grand Rounds Thur LUMC-120-360 12:00PM 216-5073
Pulmonary & Critical Care Grand Rounds Mon LUMC-120-460 12:00PM 216-0461
Radiation Oncology Didactic Conference Fri LUMC-105-2916B 12:00PM 216-2562
Radiology Grand Rounds IRR LUMC-103-0050 11:30AM 216-3779
Radiology Morbidity and Mortality Conference IRR LUMC-103-0050 11:30AM 216-3779
Resiliency in Medicine Seminar Monthly Virtual 7:30 PM 327-3431
Sarcoma Multidisciplinary Conference 1st, 3rd & 5th Thur of month LUMC-115-250 12:00PM 216-3779
Schwartz Rounds IRR LUMC-120-160 12:00PM 216-9056
Sleep Disorders Medicine Grand Rounds IRR LUMC-120-460 12:00PM 216-5770
Solid Organ Transplant Grand Rounds IRR LUMC-120-190 12:00PM 216-3792
State of the Heart Tue LUMC-110-6274 7:30AM 327-2772
Surgery Grand Rounds Wed LUMC-120-190 7:00AM 327-2335
Topics in Vascular Surgery (PV conference) Fri LUMC-110-3280 7:00AM 327-2387
Vascular Case Conference Fri LUMC-110-3239 8:00AM 327-2387

*For dates of activities listed as irregular, view the schedule for upcoming occurrences or call appropriate phone number provided in grid above for additional information.

Core Competencies are described as follows: 

Patient Care that is compassionate, appropriate and effective in treatment of health problems and promotes health. 

Medical Knowledge about established and evolving biomedical, clinical and cognate sciences and the application of this knowledge to patient care. 

Practice-Based Learning that involves investigation and evaluation of their own patient care, appraisal and assimilation of scientific evidence and improvements in patient care. 

Interpersonal and Communication Skills that result in effective information exchange and teaming with patients, their families and other health professionals. 

Interdisciplinary Team Skills that result in ability to cooperate, collaborate, communicate and integrate care teams to ensure that care is continuous and reliable. 

Professionalism as manifested through a commitment to carry out professional responsibilities, adherence to ethical principles and sensitivity to a diverse patient population.
 
System-Based Practice as manifested by actions demonstrating an awareness of and responsiveness to the larger context and system of health care and the ability to effectively call on system resources to provide optimal care. 

Quality Improvement as manifested in ability to identify errors and hazards in care; understand and implement basic safety design principles; design, test and utilize processes and systems of care to improve quality of patient care. 

Information Technology Skills that result in ability to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error and support decision making using information technology.



CURRICULAR GOALS, LEARNING OBJECTIVES and CORE COMPETENCIES 

Anesthesiology Grand Rounds -- 002N 0101 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit: 1

Curricular Goals

  • Implications of healthcare worker fatigue on healthcare
  • Review their personal position with respect to fatigue issues
  • Propose system-based interventions to improve practitioner fatigue

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the severity of provider fatigue in performing anesthesia
  • Predict how provider fatigue translates into detrimental patient care
  • Describe how provider fatigue can result in provider disability and disease
  • Define sources of stresses and fatigue to health in their workplace
  • Appraise their level of compensation and coping
  • Identify new personal methods and strategies for dealing with stress and fatigue
  • Devise methods to assist colleagues in their duties
  • Formulate methodologies by which departmental system-based sources of stress can be lessened
  • Construct proposals by which institutional sources of occupational stress can be modified

Core Competencies Addressed: 

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills


Autopsy Conference -- 005N 0211 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit: 1

Curricular Goals  

  • Addressing knowledge gaps with increasing complexity of inpatient care
  • Promote awareness of systems-based errors

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify complex disease states
  • Demonstrate improved diagnostic skills
  • Construct comprehensive management plans
  • Recognize systems-based errors
  • Demonstrate knowledge to correct system-based errors
  • Demonstrate improved communication skills                                              

 Core Competencies Addressed: 

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, System-Based Practice, and Quality Improvement


Cardiac Catheterization Conference -- 005N 0488 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit: 1

Curricular Goals                                                                                                                   

  • Learn about new treatments in cardiovascular disease                                                                                                                                        

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Review current guidelines
  • Apply guidelines to specific patient scenarios
  • To better understand the role of new treatments in cardiovascular disease
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills

Cardiothoracic Education Conference -- 023N 0288 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1

Curricular Goals

  • Provide strategies to increase utilization of multiple arterial conduits
  • Provide an understanding of appropriate prosthetic valve selection in different patient populations
  • Provide an understanding of triple therapy neoadjuvant treatment of stage 3a and 3b lung cancer

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify well-designed guidelines to use arterial grafts only in cases with sufficient stenosis
  • Display familiarity with evidence-based guidelines to avoid increased sternal complications with bilateral mammary grafts
  • Choose appropriate tools to skeletonize mammary grafts
  • Identify, cost sensitivity & specificity of echocardiography vs catheterizations valve gradients
  • Display familiarity with different tissue valve choices
  • Choose appropriate tools for work-up of low flow gradient Valvular pathology
  • Select best therapeutic plan based on risk and benefit
  • Identify limitations of different therapeutic approaches
  • Advise alternative treatments including CyberKnife radiation
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills

CHOIR Research Series -- 888N 0118
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1

Curricular Goals

  • Identification of Social Determinants of Health from existing data
  • Use big data for QI or evidence-based practice projects

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • State various social determinants of health and their impact on patient outcomes
  • Use existing data to identify specific patient SDoH
  • Identify a QI or EBP project that could be initiated using existing big data
  • Collaborate with other healthcare professionals to carry out the QI or EBP project
  • Evaluate results from the project
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Practice-Based Learning, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills

Clinical Pathophysiology Conference -- 005N 0108 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1

Curricular Goals

  • Provide evidence-driven medical knowledge to advance competence and awareness of diagnostic modalities and cutting-edge treatment options, as well as strengthen understanding of the pathophysiologic basis of an array of disease processes

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Practice evidence-based medicine
  • Diagnose disease states accurately, even in the most complex or ambiguous cases
  • Apply an understanding of pathophysiology to enhance understanding of disease

 Core Competencies Addressed: 

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills


Clinical Research Grand Rounds -- 005N 0218 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1

Curricular Goals

  • Mechanisms to establish and complete a successful clinical trial to facilitate transdisciplinary science to aid in broadening translational research at Loyola

 Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Direct patients to available clinical research studies for participation
  • Manage patients on clinical research studies
  • Recognize the role of clinical research in practice

 Core Competencies Addressed: 

Medical Knowledge and Interdisciplinary Team Skills


Dermatology Grand Rounds -- 005N 0207 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 2

Curricular Goals

  • Framing the problem: Growing prevalence of skin cancer and implications on population health
  • Evidence-based discussion of treatment options for skin cancer
  • Safe and effective management of common cosmetic concerns

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Cite the prevalence of skin cancer in the U.S. and the types of skin cancers associated with the highest overall healthcare costs
  • Risk stratify melanomas and keratinocyte carcinomas
  • Summarize current understanding of established and emerging concepts of photoprotection
  • Formulate comprehensive treatment plans for patients with early and advanced squamous cell carcinomas and melanomas
  • Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the role skin cancer surveillance in the management of patients with melanoma and keratinocyte carcinomas
  • Counsel patients on effective preventive strategies
  • Describe manifestations of skin aging in white and skin of color patients
  • Demonstrate a strong foundation in safely combining aesthetic interventions to optimize cosmetic outcomes
  • Cite the most common and most dangerous complications of various laser, soft tissue fillers, chemical peels, and neurotoxins
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills

Diagnostic Radiology Journal Club -- 018N 0209
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1.5 

Curricular Goals

  • Analyze literature presenting new trends in imaging
  • Review and discuss changing recommendations for imaging

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify opportunities to apply new techniques
  • Refer appropriate patient groups
  • Understand indications and significance of presented imaging material
  • Enhance reporting with knowledge of expected recommendation
  • Effectively communicate recommendations and expectations to clinical colleagues
Core Competencies Addressed:

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills

Digestive Health Center Clinical Conference -- 005N 0116
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1 

Curricular Goals

  • This activity will provide a multidisciplinary approach to patient care that will be driven by the major divisions within the Digestive Health Center

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify and interpret testing in the surgical management of GERD
  • Identify newer medication in the treatment of GERD and understand their efficacy and side effects
  • Identify and interpret imaging in the management of GERD
  • Identify medical options in the treatment of IBD
  • Recommend newer medication in the treatment of IBD and understand their efficacy and side effects
  • Describe surgical strategies in the management of both Crohns disease and Ulcerative Colitis
  • Recommend medical options and interventional endoscopy options in the management of Pancreatic Cancer
  • Describe newer medication in the treatment of pancreatic cancer and understand their efficacy and side effects
  • Identify and interpret imaging in the management of pancreatic cancer
Core Competencies Addressed:

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills

Echocardiography Conference -- 005N 0105 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1

Curricular Goals

  • To provide an understanding of conscious sedation, acquisition of images, interpretation of study and understand how the results impact patient care
  • Provide comprehensive understanding of stress echocardiography
  • Provide comprehensive understanding of transthoracic echocardiography

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Assess risk of sedation for TEE
  • Perform the TEE
  • Communicate the results of TEE
  • Assess appropriateness of indication and safety of the test
  • Perform the study
  • Recognize and treat complications 
  • Learn appropriate indications
  • Learn hands on scanning and interpretation
  • Communicate results 
Core Competencies Addressed:

Patient Care, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement and Information Technology Skills

Echo Technologist Educational Conference -- 005N 0117 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1

Curricular Goals

  • Aortic diagnostic imaging and evaluation
  • Mitral valve diagnostic imaging and evaluation
  • Techniques to perform, identify, and measure diagnostic cardiac testing

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize various methods to improve diagnosis of aortic valve disease
  • Employ effective use of non-imaging echo probe
  • Measure aortic valve area accurately
  • Learn to optimize mitral regurgitation quantification
  • Accurately measure mitral valve gradient and calculate valve area
  • Accurately measure right ventricular pressures. Use of contrast when there is a need to improve accuracy of right ventricular pressure 
  • Perform global longitudinal strain
  • Perform accurate measurements of cardiac chamber size and function
  • Identify the need for contrast utilization in patients with sub-optimal windows
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills

Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds -- 113N 0113
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1

Curricular Goals

  • Emergency physicians and other emergency healthcare professionals need to have a very wide knowledge base because they are caring for people of all ages and issues from the full spectrum of medical specialties. Therapeutic advances, policy updates, and new initiatives in aspects of emergency medicine are constant

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify advances in the field of emergency medicine
  • Discuss current diagnosis and treatment of emergency medical conditions including trauma, stroke, cardiac emergencies, poisoning, pediatric emergencies, etc. as well as discuss issues with EMS/disaster management/emergency preparedness and team approach to emergency patient care
  • Incorporate advances in emergency medicine into their clinical practice

Core Competencies Addressed:

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills


Emergency Medicine Quality Improvement Conference -- 113N 0213
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1

Curricular Goals

  • The Department of Emergency Medicine quality improvement conference offers topics each month targeting a different aspect of emergency medicine. The goal is to advance knowledge in and practice of emergency medicine

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the diagnosis and treatment of emergency medical conditions
  • Identify advances in the field of emergency medicine
  • Apply knowledge obtained to improve patient care and increase patient satisfaction
Core Competencies Addressed:

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills

Endocrinology Conference -- 005N 0588 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1.0

Curricular Goals

  • Provide education regarding technological advances pertaining to diabetes and endocrine care
  • Provide knowledge on how to develop system based mechanism to help improve existing endocrine treatment protocols and procedures

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Review most recent literature, updates to clinical guidelines and treatment protocols
  • Identify new medications available and the research data describing medication efficacy
  • Identify proper patient selection criteria for the use of these medications/diabetes technology (i.e. insulin pumps)
  • Identify areas for improvement with regard to existing policies and procedure in the care of the endocrine patients, both as an inpatient and outpatient
  • Change and streamline existing endocrine protocols, to promote more effective care and patient safety
  • Describe healthcare implications and improved of quality of care as changes to endocrine protocols are adapted
Core Competencies Addressed:

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills

Ethics Grand Rounds -- 005N 0101 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1

Curricular Goals

  •  Identify ethically sensitive areas of clinical practices and research
  •  Cite recommendations regarding ethical best practices in clinical care
  •  Identify resources for further education and reflection

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify priorities for QI of ethical problems as elaborated by LUPF or senior LUHS leadership
  • Help to improve physician/patient communication and relationships
  • Provide education to better health care relationship with various cultures/communities
  • Cite relevant studies or literature outlining best ethical practices
  • Discuss relevant cases, current topical issues and barriers to effective decision-making
  • Identify LUHS resources such as ethics consultation, peer review committees or other means of resolving issues
  • Provide expert speakers on communication, healthcare ethics, and cultural diversity
Core Competencies Addressed:

Interdisciplinary Team Skills

Gastroenterology & Nutrition Clinical Case Conference -- 005N 0114
AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM: 1

Curricular Goals

  • Managing Complex GI disorders

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Efficiently describe, define and diagnose multiple disorders in gastroenterology
  • Create, modify and provide up to date treatment options for gastrointestinal disorders
  • Appraise and cite recent data to support decision-making for diagnostic and therapeutic plans
Core Competencies Addressed:

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, and Quality Improvement

Geriatrics Seminar Series -- 005N 0992 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1

Curricular Goals

  • Define and describe frailty
  • Diagnose cognitive impairment
  • Identify delirium in the nursing home patient

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Name one or more scales used to identify frailty
  • Recall the factors that contribute to frailty
  • Appraise the frailty literature
  • Describe the new nomenclature for cognitive impairment
  • Apply one or more validated cognitive tests to patients
  • Identify the type of cognitive impairment patients have
  • Describe risk factors for delirium
  • Recall the steps to reduce delirium
  • Appraise the delirium literature for applicability
Core Competencies Addressed:

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism and Quality Improvement

Hematology/Oncology Grand Rounds -- 005N 0788 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1

Curricular Goals

  • Understand basic pathophysiology of hematologic/oncology diseases in order to both understand the nature of the disease and allow rational targeted therapies
  • Identify and incorporate evolving therapies

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the important pathophysiologic features of the particular malignancy
  • Diagnosis and stage the disease accurately
  • Incorporate new drugs appropriately into the therapy for the disease in order to achieve improved patient outcomes
Core Competencies Addressed:

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills

Hines Psychiatry Journal Club and Case Conference -- 017N 0110 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1

Curricular Goals

  • Discuss system and population-based resources, limitations and future changes for improved patient care of veterans with neuropsychiatric diagnoses

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • List areas of weakness and areas in need of improvement in mental health service line
  • Construct systems and practice-based changes to improve outcomes for veterans
  • Identify evidence for under (or over) utilized diagnostic tools, diagnoses and treatment 
Core Competencies Addressed:

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, and Quality Improvement

Hines VA Center Schwartz Rounds -- 005N 0118 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1

Curricular Goals

  • Identify importance and challenges of establishing and maintaining patient-caregiver relationships
  • Improving interpersonal communication skills and interprofessional communication and teamwork
  • Enhance professionalism of caregivers in bridging the illness divide and establishing nurturing patient-caregiver relationships

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify challenging patient-caregiver dynamics and social determinants of health that may be affecting patient health and outcomes
  • Recognize and respond to negative or counter-productive caregiver responses to these situations
  • Utilize adaptive coping strategies to maintain and develop nurturing patient-caregiver relationships in adverse conditions, as well as create realistic, customized care plans for individual patients and their circumstances
  • Recognize the difficulties and strains placed on caregivers providing direct care to ill patients across multiple disciplines of caregivers
  • Reduce perceived psychosocial stress on caregivers through improved interprofessional communication and teamwork
  • Describe the contributions made to patient care by colleagues from different disciplines
  • Identify variables that challenge caregivers' ability to provide ethical treatment in challenging situations
  • Incorporate the biopsychosocial model of illness in treating patients in challenging circumstances
  • Identify and utilize resources to cope with ethical challenges in patient care
Core Competencies Addressed:

Patient Care, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, and Professionalism

Hines Tumor Board Oncology Case Management Conference -- 005N 0205 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1

Curricular Goals

  • A forum to disseminate the most current information based on the available literature and national guidelines, for cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and supportive care

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • State the significance of current trends and studies related to cancer care
  • Recommend treatment options dependent upon cancer type, stage, and performance status of the patient
  • Identify contraindications for specific types/regimes of cancer care delivery
Core Competencies Addressed:

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills

Hospitalist Seminar Series -- 005N 0110 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1

Curricular Goals

  • Discuss up-to-date management of various medical problems

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Review journal articles
  • Cite and apply new recommendations of various medical problems
  • Incorporate new knowledge into patient care concepts
Core Competencies Addressed:

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, and Quality Improvement

Medical Education Grand Rounds -- 112N 0114 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1

Curricular Goals

  • Foster the development of the faculty of the Stritch School of Medicine in their capacity as educators
  • A foundation in academic skills and leadership with direct application to medical students, residents, fellows, and physicians
  • Faculty with the tools necessary to enhance their scholarly activities related to medical education

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Promote innovation, best practices and leadership in medical and related health sciences education
  • Work with key contributors to the educational life of the Stritch School of Medicine including the Leischner Department of Medical Education and clinical departments
  • Faculty in the department present at Grand Rounds with topic that are current and informative to all faculty members
  • Systematic, lifelong reflection on one's professional and personal development as a physician of such values is our signature formative educational technology
  • Enhance the knowledge and skills each participant brings to the classroom and to their academic careers, which will further promote a learning community environment
  • Work interdependently with the Leischner Department of Medical Education and clinical departments to enhance education at the Stritch School of Medicine and Health Sciences Division
  • By reaching across multiple disciplines it brings a variety of perspective and enhances communication amongst healthcare teams, and the parents/families they are serving
  • Enhance the best practices and leadership in medical and related health sciences education
Core Competencies Addressed:

Practice-Based and Improvement, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, and Professionalism

Integrated Traumatic Extremity Care Service -- 019N 0119
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1

Curricular Goals

  • Streamlining care of patients with complex limb injuries
  • Research opportunities

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the specific reconstructive needs from an orthopaedic, soft tissue, infectious disease, functional and social needs perspective for each patient and devise specific astion plans to optimize the care of each patient
  • Identify patients with successful outcomes and factors associated with bone and soft tissue healing, resolution of infection, cessation of narcotic use, ambulation, and gainful employment.
  • Identify recurring complications (wound healing problems, flap failure, nonunion, malunion, osteomyelitis, DVT/PE) and target patients at risk for complications to reduce suboptimal outcomes.
  • Identify factors associated with failure and success, design prospective registry for research
  • Collaborate on existing research projects

Core Competencies Addressed: 

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement  


Interventional Radiology Morbidity & Mortality Conference -- 018N 0114
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1

Curricular Goals

  • Understanding balance of risk/benefit for invasive procedures

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss new or improved interventional radiology techniques
  • Identify risks associated with invasive procedures
  • Communicate effectively with clinicians at points of conflict
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, and Quality Improvement

Leischner Department of Medical Education Workshops -- 112N 0116
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1.5

Curricular Goals

  • Foster the development of the faculty of SSOM in their capacity as educators
  • Faculty with tools necessary to enhance scholarly activities related to medical education through Certificate Programs offered
  •  A foundation in academic skills & leadership with direct application to medical students, residents, fellows, and physicians

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Promote innovation, best practices, and leadership in medical and related health sciences education
  • Work with key contributors to the educational life of the SSOM including the Leischner Department of Medical Education (DOME) and clinical departments
  • The DOME supports curricular efforts related to social justice and concern for marginalized and vulnerable populations, the role of faith in medical practice, and ethical standards of clinical decision making as hallmarks of a Jesuit and Catholic medical education
  • The certificate programs will enhance the knowledge and skills each participant brings to the classroom and to their academic careers, which will further promote a learning community environment
  • Systematic, lifelong reflection on one’s professional & personal development as a physician of such values is our signature formative educational methodology
  • Although physicians gain clinical knowledge to become board certified in their specialty, this does not necessarily mean they receive adequate instruction on working with learners in an academic environment or personal professional development
  • The certificate programs will enhance the knowledge and skills each participant brings to the classroom and to their academic careers, which will further promote a learning community environment
  • The DOME is home to a growing cadre of academic educators who focus on teaching and pedagogical scholarship and works collaboratively with key clinical departments to further these common aims
  • The certificate programs will enhance the knowledge and skills each participant brings to the classroom and to their academic careers, which will further promote a learning community environment. The program will be highly interactive with the expectation of concept application in the workplace

Core Competencies Addressed:

Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal & Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism


Liver Disease Imaging Management Conference -- 018N 0116
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1 

Curricular Goals

  • Better understanding of hepatocellular cancer disease course and treatment options

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe staging of hepatocellular cancer
  • Apply LiRADS classification system for imaging appearance of liver tumors
  • Review current and experimental treatment options for primary liver tumors
Core Competencies Addressed:

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, and Quality Improvement

Medicine Grand Rounds -- 005N 0188 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1 

Curricular Goals

  • Provide information that will enhance patient care

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Cite new recommendations for diagnosis and management of important diseases in Internal Medicine
  • Increase knowledge of advances in the field of Internal Medicine
  • Incorporate recommendations into patient care and provide such knowledge to fellows, residents and students on ward service and clinic sessions

Core Competencies Addressed: 

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, Information Technology Skills


Medicine Morning Report -- 005N 0188 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1 

Curricular Goals

  • Participants will acquire the knowledge and strategies necessary to address the diagnostic and management challenges posed by complex inpatients on a tertiary care inpatient service
  • Participants will be exposed to best practice approaches in clinical reasoning, diagnostic evaluation and therapeutic management
  • Participants will establish habit of identifying and addressing areas of performance gaps in everyday practice

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Cite comprehensive differential diagnoses for a broad list of complex clinical scenarios
  • Recognize and address high-risk challenges in complex patient presentations
  • Deliver high-quality, cost-effective care to challenging patient populations
  • Accurately identify risk factors, disease prevalence and modes of disease and  diagnosis
  • Utilize pattern recognition as an instrument of clinical reasoning and diagnosis
  • Defend planned approaches to therapy
  • Establish a habit of naming their perceived areas of deficiency
  • Target practice deficiencies for education interventions
  • Offer focused presentations on critical management issues
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Professionalism, and System-Based Practice

Molecular Pharmacology & Neuroscience Seminar Series -- 103N 0105 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1 

Curricular Goals 

  • Provide the latest research findings in the areas of neuroscience, cardiovascular disease and oncology, as a foundation for objective decision making in patient care and translational research efforts
  • Educate on state-of-the-art scientific research methods in the areas of neuroscience, cardiovascular disease and oncology and their application in basic, translational, and clinical research in the biomedical and life sciences in general
  • Provide a platform for interprofessional discussion and discourse on specific topics in the sub-specialties of neurology, cardiology, ophthalmology, ENT, Medicine, Surgery and biomedical sciences in general

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recall the progress of basic, translational and clinical research for each topic presented
  • Apply and translate the most current research findings into clinical practice
  • Devise new clinical research questions that can be tackled practically or theoretically as part of medical education
  • Describe and review some of the major advances of biomedical research technology
  • Incorporate newly acquired knowledge in self-guided scholarly activity
  • Judge and rate information from other sources based on the content provided by faculty
  • Identify the contributions of sub-specialties, research methods, and programs to a systems level understand of pathologies, etiologies, and pathophysiology's
  • Appraise the need and opportunities for interprofessional approaches to patient care and research
  • Devise new strategies to incorporate interprofessionalism into daily patient care and translational research with the overall goal of improving health outcomes
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Professionalism, and System-Based Practice
 

 Neonatology Didactic Lecture Series -- 013N 0101 

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1 

Curricular Goals

  • Expose Neonatal-Perinatal Fellows to more ABP Core Knowledge material
  • Review and update attending neonatologists core knowledge for MOC
  • Expose pediatric residents to important Neonatology topics

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe pertinent points of knowledge for each core topic presented
  • Organize knowledge around a core outline of lecture material
  • Be able to diagnose and treat newborns more effectively
Core Competencies Addressed:

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, System-Based Practice, and Information Technology Skills

Neurological Surgery Education -- 014N 0293 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 3

Curricular Goals

  • Glioblastoma

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify common molecular markers that prognosticate Glioblastoma
  • Describe the roles of chemotherapy and radiation therapy with Glioblastoma
  • Construct a good multimodality treatment plan
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, Information Technology Skills

Neurology Grand Rounds -- 007N 0188 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1 

Curricular Goals

  • Help physicians to develop the ability to efficiently, and accurately evaluate patients with neurological conditions

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to accurately obtain key elements of the medical history and physical examination in treating patients with a wide array of neurological conditions
  • Demonstrate the up-to-date knowledge in the indications for, and administration of available therapies for a wide array of neurological conditions
  • Demonstrate the ability to efficiently utilize high yield testing and appropriately select additional testing in patients with a wide array of neurological conditions
Core Competencies Addressed:

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, and Quality Improvement

OB/GYN Grand Rounds -- 008N 0392 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1 

Curricular Goals

  • Identification of patients who meet criteria for hypertensive disorders in pregnancy
  • Explain the role of medical management in pregnancies complicated by hypertensive disorders

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the pathophysiology of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy
  • List the factors that increase the risk of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy
  • Describe the classic presentation of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy
  • State the optimal timeframe for active management of severe hypertension
  • State the medications (including doses) that can be used in various clinical scenarios
  • Describe the subsequent management after identifying a patient with hypertensive disorder of pregnancy
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, and Practice-Based Learning

OB/GYN Patient Care Conference -- 008N 0101 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1 

Curricular Goals

  • Facilitate the ability to research current literature to provide optimal patient treatment plans
  • Develop skills to identity clinically important aspects of each case
  • Learn to present and respond to questions in oral format

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Perform literature searches on patient diagnosis and available treatment options
  • Evaluate peer review article(s) for relevance to the patient options
  • Clearly articulate and present synopsis of literature review and whether the current literature defends or alters the treatment plan that was provided
  • Decipher and present the patient's pertinent medical history
  • Present the plan of treatment and defend the reason this treatment option was chosen
  • Present the outcome of said treatment, provide alternative treatment options available and discuss the potential outcomes if these other treatment plans were utilized
  • Professionally present patient cases articulately and concisely
  • Orally defend treatment choices in a public forum
  • Acquire the ability to be comfortable with speaking in an open forum and professionally respond to questioning and challenges of treatment provided
Core Competencies Addressed:

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills

Ophthalmology Grand Rounds -- 009N 2398 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1.5

Curricular Goals

  • Educate participants in the current management of various ophthalmic diseases
  • Educated participants in the applications of medical ethics

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • For the topics covered, describe the most current and appropriate management paradigms
  • For the topics covered, prescribe appropriate medications as indicated
  • For the topics covered, incorporate appropriate surgical techniques or referrals to specialists as indicated
  • For the topics covered, recognize ethical dilemmas that may arise during patient care
  • For the topics covered, identify resolutions to said dilemmas
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Grand Rounds -- 019N 0194 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1 

Curricular Goals

  • Provide better understanding of surgical techniques
  • Identify indications for the use of newer reconstructive materials
  • Incorporate alternative anesthesia techniques into office-based practice

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify procedures that may be done more safely endoscopically
  • List types of facial fractures that may be treated with a closed rather than open surgery
  • State non-surgical methods and agents used to treat non-odontogenic tumors
  • Describe that materials that are available to avoid the harvest of autologous tissues
  • Name the indications for the use of bone morphogenic protein
  • Discuss the limitation of resorbable reconstruction materials
  • List he pharmacological properties of propofol compared to methohexital
  • Apply the use of capnography in office procedures
  • List indications to use agents such as ketamine to decrease the dose of other anesthetics
  • Describe advances in regulatory landscape and dental care
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills

Orthopaedic Fracture Conference -- 010N 0998 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1.5 

Curricular Goals

  • Identify common fractures and discuss current treatment options
  • Expand knowledge of general fracture care
  • Identify nonoperative and operative treatments

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Appropriately diagnose and classify
  • Develop a treatment plan for patients
  • Apply current techniques to their daily practice
  • Apply knowledge of surgical approach to treatment
  • Understand surgical techniques and the mode of healing desired for a variety of Orthopedic issues
  • Give a case presentation to the department
  • Able to discuss cases, classify them and present a treatment plan
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills

Orthopaedic Spine Conference -- 010N 0394 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1 

Curricular Goals

  • Identify common fractures and discuss current treatment options
  • Expand knowledge of general fracture care
  • Identify nonoperative and operative treatments

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Appropriately diagnose and classify
  • Develop a treatment plan for patients
  • Apply current techniques to their daily practice
  • Apply knowledge of surgical approach to treatment
  • Understand surgical techniques and the mode of healing desired for a variety of orthopedic issues
  • Give a case presentation to the department
  • Able to discuss cases, classify them and present a treatment plan
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills

Orthopaedic Subspecialty Conference -- 010N 0118 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit: 1 

Curricular Goals

  • Expand knowledge of general orthopedic cases
  • Discuss controversies in orthopedic cases
  • Identify nonoperative and operative treatments for various orthopedic conditions

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Appropriately diagnose and classify
  • Develop a treatment plan for patients
  • Apply current techniques to their daily practice
  • Apply knowledge of surgical approach to treatment
  • Understand surgical techniques and the mode of healing desired for a variety of orthopedic issues
  • Give a case presentation to the department
  • Able to discuss cases, classify them and present a treatment plan
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills

Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds -- 010N 1098 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit: 1.5 

Curricular Goals

  • Expand knowledge of general orthopedic cases
  • Discuss controversies in orthopedic cases
  • Identify nonoperative and operative treatments for various orthopedic conditions

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Appropriately diagnose and classify
  • Cite historic and current treatment options for these conditions
  • Develop a treatment plan for patients
  • Apply current techniques to their daily practice
  • Apply knowledge of surgical approach to treatment
  • Understand surgical techniques and the mode of healing desired for a variety of orthopedic issues
  • Give a case presentation to the department
  • Able to discuss cases, classify them and present a treatment plan
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills

Otolaryngology Grand Rounds -- 011N 0389 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 2 

Curricular Goals

  • How to properly treat Head and Neck Cancer
  • Understand common ear disease and pathology
  • Understand new and emerging knowledge and techniques in Otolaryngology

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Demonstrate new staging guidelines
  • Demonstrate NCCN treatment guidelines
  • Apply how to engage in routine surveillance of these patients
  • Define the common ear pathologies
  • Describe the techniques to diagnose otologic problems
  • Illustrate common ways to treat these pathologies and practical applications
  • Report current issues in Otolaryngology
  • Apply these to your patient population
  • Identify technical know to use emerging knowledge in the field
Core Competencies Addressed:

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, and Quality Improvement

Pathology Conference -- 012N 0188 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1 

Curricular Goals

  • An update on the advances in different areas of Pathology
  • To provide a comprehensive map of the impact of advances in information sciences and digital technology on Pathology
  • To apply integrative approaches in improving the practice of Pathology and development of curricular programs

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • To understand the impact of molecular and cellular biology on diagnostic Pathology
  • To know the impact of precision and personalized medicine on practice of Pathology
  • To understand population sciences, epigenetics, and impact of informatics on Pathology
  • To understand the telemetric approaches and regionalization of expert opinions for the diagnostic approaches
  • To understand the challenges and opportunities in histopathology as it relates to progression of diseases
  • To apply biochip array analysis and genomics into diagnostic Pathology
  • Integrative approaches and logistic regression modelling for improving diagnostic interpretation 
  • Population based outcome comparisons and their impact on diagnostic procedures 
  • Individualized approaches leading to personalized diagnosis of diseases and their treatment 
Core Competencies Addressed:

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills

Pediatric Grand Rounds -- 013N 0288 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1 

Curricular Goals

  • Understanding why our families grieve
  • Have trends in the suicide and opioid epidemics for older adults affected adolescent rates
  • Hydroxyurea adherence, quality of life and mobile health interventions in sickle cell disease

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Provide physicians and other medical professionals with a greater understanding of the process families experience in coming to terms with their life and acceptance of their child with a disability
  • More effectively support families by developing an understanding of the grieving process families endure and where they are in the process
  • Optimally support families by setting realistic goals for their children
  • Document and explain geographic variation in rates of adolescent suicide
  • Identify trends in rates of adolescent opioid overdoses
  • Analyze policy responses to these increasing rates of suicide and opioid overdoses
  • Describe the challenges of hydroxyurea adherence and the status of quality of life in youth with sickle cell disease
  • Describe the relationship of hydroxyurea adherence to HRQOL domains, perceptions of medications, and healthcare utilization patterns in youth with SCD
  • Describe the potential role of mobile health interventions to monitor and improve hydroxyurea adherence and QOL in youth with SCD. 
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills

Peripheral Vascular Lab Conference -- 019N 0105 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1 

Curricular Goals

  • Mange the difficult vascular surgery patient

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the medical management of the vascular patient
  • Understand the open surgical management of the vascular patient
  • Understand the endovascular management of the vascular patient

Core Competencies Addressed:

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Interdisciplinary Team Skills and Quality Improvement 


Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds -- 019N 0595 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1

Curricular Goals

  • Comprehensive review of core plastic surgery 

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Have a deeper understating of all core principles of plastic surgery
  • Improve in-service scores
  • Improve MOC, oral, and written board pass rate
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, and Practice-Based Learning

Primary Care Lecture Series -- 005N 0111 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1 

Curricular Goals

  • Easy access to CME accreditation
  • Interact with Loyola specialists
  • Update medical knowledge

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • CME lectures for PCP
  • Identify and work with specialists at Loyola
  • Identify new treatments for common diseases
  • Know when to refer to specialists
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, and Quality Improvement

Psychiatry Grand Rounds -- 017N 0102 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1 

Curricular Goals

  • Learn about the importance of wellness in work life
  • How to create a wellness plan
  • How to practice mindfulness

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Define what wellness is
  • Learn why it is important in the workplace (and personal life)
  • Learn the reasons and timeline of how wellness has come to be a national dialogue
  • Learn what comprises a wellness plan
  • Learn why it is important and useful to create one
  • Explore samples of different options for a plan
  • Define mindfulness
  • Learn why it is important
  • Learn at least one technique for practicing it
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Patient Care, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Professionalism, and System-Based Practice

Pulmonary & Critical Care Grand Rounds -- 005N 0688 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1

Curricular Goals

  • What is Hemostasis? Review and Discussion of Thromboelastometry
  • ECMO as a Bridge to Lung Transplantation
  • Recruitment Maneuvers in ARDS

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify when to order the TEG test
  • Explain how to interpret the TEG test when it is resulted
  • Identify which patients are appropriate for this test
  • Define which patients are appropriate for ECMO while awaiting lung transplant
  • Summarize of the new lung allocation score system
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of ECMO while awaiting lung transplant
  • Describe the pathophysiology of ARDS
  • Recall the basis behind recruitment maneuvers
  • Identify which recruitment maneuvers and which ones are not literature supported
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills

Radiation Oncology Didactic Conference -- 022N 0199 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1 

Curricular Goals

  • Provide strategies for the advancement of cancer care

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the role of multidisciplinary management of the cancer patient
  • Stay on the forefront of new developments within the field of cancer care
  • Incorporate the experience of other fields, treatment centers, and individual leaders into the attendees' treatment of their patients
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills

Radiology Grand Rounds -- 018N 0109
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1 

Curricular Goals

  • Review anatomical variations crossing a multiple of organ systems
  • Review of tactics for image review and interpretation

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Repeat specific anatomical variations critical to diagnosis
  • Apply anatomical findings for diagnosing health and disease
  • Recognize the significance of various anatomical findings
  • Construct an organized report for delineation of imaging findings
  • Create consistent reporting
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Patient Care and Medical Knowledge

 

Radiology Morbidity and Mortality Conference -- 018N 0309
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1 

Curricular Goals

  • Review of case specific opportunities for improvement
  • Review of systemic contributions to patterns of failure

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Critique individual personal practice
  • Develop consensus opinion or communication techniques
  • Construct plan for management or communication techniques
  • Develop personal management skills to modify outcome
  • Understand outside contributions to error
  • Cite potential ramifications of systemic influences
Core Competencies Addressed:

Patient Care, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, and Quality Improvement

 

Resiliency in Medicine Seminar -- 019N 0121

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1.5

Curricular Goals

  • Define burnout and describes its contributing factors at a systemic level.
  • Cite examples of burnout and differentiate burnout from depression.
  • Address how substance use in women healthcare professionals relates to burnout.

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Provide information about work-life conflicts and work-life integration for women healthcare professionals.
  • Differentiate between work-life conflict for women versus men healthcare
  • Assess whether they have achieved their own optimal work-life integration.
  • Determine whether changes are necessary due to their own work-life conflicts.
  • Explanations as to the obstacles that women encounter when working in a male-dominated specialty.
  • Cite examples of gender discrepancy in male-dominated specialties.
  • Assess whether they are experiencing gender bias or gender discrepancy in the workplace.
  • Formulate a plan to address gender discrepancy when working in a male-dominated specialty.

Core Competencies Addressed:

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, and Quality Improvement

 

Sarcoma Multidisciplinary Conference  -- 118N 0118
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1.5

Curricular Goals 

  • Scope of sarcoma patients in the U.S. population
  • Workup and staging of sarcoma patients
  • Achieving oncologic outcomes

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • State the prevalence of soft-tissue and bone sarcomas diagnosed annually
  • Identify mortality rates for sarcoma neoplasms
  • Recite known risk factors for sarcoma neoplasms
  • Discuss appropriate workup based on sarcoma subtype
  • Construct appropriate staging paradigm for sarcoma patients
  • Estimate appropriate surveillance for sarcoma patients
  • Develop treatment paradigm for each sarcoma patient to minimize risk of local disease recurrence and development of metastatic disease
  • Propose treatment timing to maximize oncologic outcomes and overall survival
  • Assess quality of life outcomes for each patient relative to disease and patient-specific factors
Core Competencies Addressed:

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills

Schwartz Rounds -- 105N 0112
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1

Curricular Goals 

  • Cope with the emotional demands of clinical work

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify skills to build resiliency
  • Identify resources available
  • Strengthen interdisciplinary communication
Core Competencies Addressed:

Patient Care, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, and Professionalism

Sleep Disorders Medicine Grand Rounds -- 005N 0300 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1

Curricular Goals

  • Diagnosis and Management of sleep disordered breathing in the pregnant patient
  • Experience with Mandibular advancement devices, patient selection and MATRx studies
  • New modalities in assessing and treating central hypersomias

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • List the risks of untreated OSA in pregnancy
  • Recommend the proper screening of pregnant patients
  • Define treatment goals in the pregnant and peripartum patient
  • Identify patients who may be candidate for an alternative therapy for OSA treatment and interpret the MATRx study
  • Assess the CV outcomes of treating OSA with MAD
  • Estimate our recent outcomes with MAD referrals
  • Describe new methods of diagnosis for narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia
  • List new medication options for treating hypersomnia
  • Appraise the clinical response of treated hypersomnia
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills

Solid Organ Transplant Grand Rounds -- 005N 0120

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1 

Curricular Goals

  • Provide updates to treatment protocols.
  • Discuss research discoveries of new research dtaa and advances in medical knowledge in transplant.
  • Discuss legislative, regulatory or organizational changes efficting paitent care.

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify updates to treatment protocols
  • Manage patient treatment using updates to treatment protocols
  • Construct updated treatment plants for transplant patients
  • Recognize the role of new reserach discoveries or new reserach data
  • Recommend treatment alternatives to transplant patients
  • List advances in medical knowledge in transplant
  • List changes in patient care due to new legislative and regulatory laws
  • Direct patients to transplant professionals (social workers, financial counselors, APN's, RN's, and MD's) for treatment/lifestyle modificaitons.
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills; and Quality Improvement

 

State of the Heart -- 005N 0388 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1 

Curricular Goals

  • Provide state of the art update on a variety of topics in cardiovascular medicine

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Compare the new research and emerging technologies in the field of cardiovascular medicine
  • Cite the recent updates on cardiovascular prevention and management guidelines from ACC and AHA
  • Use the newly gained knowledge in their clinical practice
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, and System-Based Practice

Surgery Grand Rounds -- 019N 0388 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1 

Curricular Goals

  • Advance knowledge in current practice guidelines for surgical quality control

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Advance knowledge related to surgery.
  • Advance research ideas within the Department of Surgery
  • Develop knowledge and skills for professional development
Core Competencies Addressed:

Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, Professionalism, System-Based Practice, Quality Improvement, and Information Technology Skills

Topics in Vascular Surgery -- 019N 0391 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1

Curricular Goals

  • Discuss the medical and surgical management of the vascular patient
  • Meet with a variety of subspecialists regarding management of vascular patient

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss a variety of topics which deal with managing the vascular patient
  • Have a multifaceted approach to dealing with a vascular patient
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Interdisciplinary Team Skills, and Professionalism

Vascular Case Conference -- 019N 0206 
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™: 1 

Curricular Goals

  • Manage the difficult vascular surgery patient

Active Learning Objectives -- Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Understand medical management for vascular patients
  • Understand the open surgical management of vascular patients
  • Understand endovascular management of vascular patients
Core Competencies Addressed:
 
Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, and Quality Improvement

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