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Grand Rounds Schedule

Hospital Grand Rounds are designed to present to the practicing physician, the physician in training, nurses and other health care providers, some of the latest advances in the field of medicine and health care.

The Hospital Grand Rounds program strives to disseminate information about medical therapeutics, practice management and healthcare issues to maintain high quality in-patient care management.

Program Times and Locations

Hospital Grand Rounds are held weekly on Tuesdays from 12 to 1 P.M. in the Professional and Community Education Center Auditoria A,B,C & D. Food and beverages are served at 11:30 a.m.

Hospital Grand Rounds Webinars are also held each Tuesday at 11:45 A.M., Eastern Time. To join an online meeting, go here and use meeting number 738 271 904. 

OB/GYN Grand Rounds are held weekly on Fridays at 7:30 A.M. - 8:30 A.M. in the Professional and Community Education Center from September through May.

Hospital Grand Rounds Schedule: APRIL 2014

April 1, 2014
Topic: “When to Call Your Urologist? An Introduction to Urologic Reconstruction, and Update on Common Urologic Conditions”
Speaker:  Krishnan Ventasesan, M.D., Reconstructive Urologist, MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Educational Objectives: a)Define AUA (American Urological Association) guidelines for PSA Screening; b)Define AUA (American Urological Association) guidelines for hematuria; c)Discuss overview of urethral stricture disease/reconstructionth

April 8, 2014
Topic: “Medical Legal Issues”
Speaker: Garry D. Ruben, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery, The George Washington University, School of Medicine, GWU
Educational Objectives: a)Identify the need for documentation of patient and family discussions and permission for procedures; b) Recognize what items must be documented regarding consents; c)Explain the interdependence of various health care professionals in the outcomes of medical legal proceedings

April 15, 2014
Topic: “Current Standards in Breast Health"
Speaker:  Bridget A. Oppong, M.D., Assistant Professor of Surgery (Oncology), Georgetown University Hospital
Educational Objectives: a)Describe breast cancer screening guidelines; b)Discuss work up of a breast mass; c)Discuss management and follow-up of breast cancer patients.

April 22, 2014
Topic: “Medically Ineffective Treatment and (Medical Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment".
Speaker:  Lee Schwab, M.D., Physician Advisor, Internal Medicine and Critical Care, Holy Cross Hospital
Educational Objectives: a)Review concept of medically ineffective treatment per the Maryland Health Care Decisions Act; b)Discuss ethical principles surrounding the provision of medically ineffective treatment: c)Identify the process that may be used at Holy Cross Hospital to address situations where medically ineffective treatment is being requested by a patient or surrogate; d)Summarize the Maryland Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (MOLST)

April 29, 2014
Topic:“Molecular Targeting to Guide Therapy"
Speaker:  James Barter, M.D., Medical Director, Gynecologic Oncology Research, Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Spring, Maryland
Educational Objectives: a) Recognize the treatment of patients receiving guide therapy; b) Discuss risk, benefits and alternatives to manage these cases; c) Summarize an appropriate treatment plan that may allow the patient to optimize outcome/function.

OB/GYN Hospital Grand Rounds Schedule: APRIL 2014

April 4, 2014
Topic: "Combined Meeting with GYN/ONC Cancer Meeting"
Location: EDU 4

April 11, 2014
Topic:
"Morbidity and Mortality - OB"
Speaker: Imad Mufarrij, M.D., Clinical Professor, OB/GYN, George Washington University
Location: EDU 3

April 18, 2014
Topic:
"Morbidity and Mortality - GYN"
Speaker: Imad Mufarrij, M.D., Clinical Professor, OB/GYN, George Washington University
Location: EDU 3

April 25, 2014
Topic:
"Morbidity and Mortality - OB/GYN"
Speaker: Imad Mufarrij, M.D., Clinical Professor, OB/GYN, George Washington University
Location: 

REMINDER: We are now broadcasting live the presentations in our Webinars. To join an online meeting, go here and use meeting number 738 271 904. 

Holy Cross Hospital is accredited by the MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Holy Cross Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of (1) hour AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Holy Cross Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Maryland Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity has been approved for 1 contact hour.

 If you have any questions, please contact Ari Moshe-Hernandez, CME Coordinator at 301-754-7173 or hernaa@holycrosshealth.org.

 

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