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Grand Rounds

Expand your knowledge

Whether you’re a practising pediatrician or a resident, you’ll find plenty of value in attending our Grand Rounds. Accredited by the Royal College as a Category 1 Continuing Professional Development activity, these Rounds cover a wide range of basic and clinical science topics relevant to pediatrics.

Although all members of the IWK community are invited, the presentations, which feature a mix of faculty, residents and visiting professors, are developed with pediatricians in mind.

The details

When: Wednesdays, January 2018 - June 2018

Time: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Where: The IWK Health Centre, Cineplex Theatre (unless otherwise indicated)

Online:  For those who would like to join online:  https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/207482381
You can also dial in using your phone:  Canada: +1 (647) 497-9391   Access Code: 207-482-381

Date  
April 4 Topic:  Goldbloom Lecture
Presenter:  Dr. Maureen O'Donnell
Title: “Understanding Health Status of Kids: More Than Royal College Objectives of Training?”
Learning Objectives:
1) To very briefly review what “health status” means when it comes to kids.
2) To give some specific examples of where kids aren’t doing well with respect to their health status in Canada.
3) To talk about practical implications of understanding health status when in the clinic or on the ward, when planning practice models, when undertaking research, when serving as advocates for children.
April 11 Topic:  Family Legal Health Program
Presenter: Jacklynn Pidduck
Title:  “The IWK Family Legal Health Program: Meeting Health Needs through Access to Justice”
Learning Objectives: 
1) To describe Medical Legal Partnerships (MLP) and the role MLP’s play in addressing the social determinants of health.
2) To review the IWK Family Legal Health Program.
3) To provide case examples of how this MLP has been used at the IWK.
April 18 Topic: Canadian Pediatric Society
Presenters:  Dr. Charlotte Moore Hepburn and Melanie Laffin
Title: “Surveillance to Action:  The Impact of the Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program”
Learning Objectives: 
1)  To outline the purpose, role and importance of public health surveillance, highlighting the contributions of the Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program.
2)  To demonstrate how CPSP multi-year studies (including Tuberculosis), one time surveys (including Medical Assistance in Dying) and Adverse Drug Reaction “tips” can inform clinical practice and public health policy change.
April 25 Topic:  CCfV Speaker
Presenter:  Dr. Joanne Langley (Contact)
Title: TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD
May 2 Presenter: Dr. Dawn Davies
Title: TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD
May 9 Topic: Neurology
Presenter:  Dr. Kevin Gordon
Title: “mTBI | Concussion | Headache”
Learning Objectives: 
1)  To recognize when and how to assess a player for a potential concussion away from a health centre.
2) To diagnose and manage concussion within an emergency department or office.
3)  To be aware of the potential implications of a symptomatic player returning to sport prematurely.
4)  To have an appreciation of some of the “hot topics” of concussion.
5)  To be aware of the roles we can play in prevention.
May 16 Topic:  Centre for Pediatric Pain Research
Presenter:  Dr. Margot Latimer
Title: "Considering Culture and Context: Understanding How to Best Treat Aboriginal Children's Pain"
Learning Objectives: 
May 23
PARKER RECEPTION ROOM
Topic:  Resident
Presenter: Dr. Alyssa Smith
Title: TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD
May 30 CANCELLED DUE TO CPS
June 6 Topic:  Developmental Pediatrics
Presenter:  Dr. Isabel Smith (Contact)
Title: TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD
June 13 Presenter:  Dr. Kate O'Brien
Title: TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD
June 20
PARKER RECEPTION ROOM
Topic:  Resident
Presenter:  Dr. Laura Stymiest
Title: TBD
Learning Objectives: TBD
June 27 Topic:  Best of CPS
Presenter:  Dr. Joanna Holland (Contact)
Title:  TBD
Learning Objectives:  TBD
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Topic:   Resident
Presenter:  Dr. Rachel MacIntosh
Title:   “Caring for children affected by Factitious Disorder by Proxy” 
Learning Objectives:

To understand:
1) The criteria for diagnosing Factitious Disorder by Proxy
2) The importance of documentation in cases of Factitious Disorder by Proxy
3) When, what and how to report