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Grand Rounds: Lessons Learned in the Time of COVID-19: Challenge, Change and Innovation

07-17-2020

By Wendy Van Ittersum, MD, Megan Knowles, MD, Katrina Lindsay, PhD, Sarah Rush, MD, Daniel Grossoehme, DMin, MS, William Ott, BSN, RN , Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH


Objectives (Educational Content) :

1. Identify innovations that came out of the COVID-19 public health emergency specific to direct patient care, research and education. 2. Share strategies and innovations to connect with at-risk populations. 3. Describe unexpected challenges, solutions and potential future directions in each area.

Target Audience:

General pediatricians, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, social workers, psychologists and nurses

Identified Gap:

Innovative methods of patient care during the pandemic will improve outcomes of the affected populations.

Estimated Time to Complete the Educational Activity:

1 hour

Expiration Date for CME Credit:

07-16-2021

Method of Physician Participation in the Learning Process:

The learner will view the presentation, successfully complete a post-test and complete an activity evaluation.

Evaluation Methods:

All learners must successfully complete a post-test, as well as an activity evaluation, to claim CME credit.

Disclosure:

All speakers have indicated that they have no relevant financial interest in any pharmaceutical or medical device company and that this activity was developed independent of commercial interest.

Accreditation Statement:

Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CHMCA designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 125 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 

Bibliography:

Evans HL, Thomas CS, Bell LH et al. Development of a Sterile Personal Protective Equipment Donning and Doffing Procedure to Protect Surgical Teams from SARS-CoV-2 Exposure during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2020 Jul 6.

Innovation in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis.  James O. Woolliscroft, MD.  Academic Medicine, April 8, 2020. file:///C:/Users/MXK25487/Downloads/Innovation_in_Response_to_the_COVID_19_Pandemic.97219.pdf

LCME Update on Medical Students, Patients, and COVID-19: Approaches to the Clinical Curriculum.  March 20, 2020.  www.lcme.org