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PediaCast CME is a pediatric podcast for healthcare providers. Dr Mike and the rest of the gang from Nationwide Children’s Hospital present educational topics related to general pediatrics and faculty development. Many episodes qualify for free category 1 CME credit. Details available at pediacastcme.org.






Pediatric Medical Ethics - PediaCast CME 028

Dr Ashley Fernandes visits the PediaCast studio as we consider pediatric medical ethics. We’ll lay a foundation and framework for walking through difficult decisions and apply what we learn to specific clinical cases. We hope you can join us!

Duration: 01:18:13

Pediatric Ovarian Torsion - PediaCast CME 027

Dr Geri Hewitt joins Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for a discussion on ovarian/adnexal torsion in the pediatric and adolescent population. Torsion can occur at any age, but is most common between 9 and 14 years. Presentation can be variable and laboratory and imaging studies nonspecific. Clinical suspicion is paramount for rapid diagnosis and surgical intervention, which is necessary to preserve ovarian function. We hope you can join us for this important conversation!

Duration: 01:04:12

Toxic Stress & Resiliency - PediaCast CME 026

This week we shed light on toxic stress and resiliency. Discover how adverse events of childhood impact development, learning and adult health. We explore causes and effects of toxic stress and consider best practices for identification, treatment and prevention. We also discuss the promotion of resilience within medical homes, schools and communities. Guests include Dr Becky Baum, Dr Cody Hostutler, Kamilah Twymon and Dr Kari Phang. We hope you can join us!

Duration: 01:13:09

Transitioning Pediatric Patients to Adult Health Care - PediaCast CME 025

Dr Patience White visits the PediaCast Studio to talk about the transition of pediatric patients to adult health care. Smooth transitions result in best outcomes, but they don’t happen on their own. Providers must be intentional with the design and implementation of a transition program within their clinical practice. Join us and we’ll share how!

Duration: 01:05:23

Support for Breastfeeding Moms - PediaCast CME 024

Dr Kristina Lehman is an IM/Peds physician and advanced lactation consultant. She stops by the studio to remind us of breastfeeding’s importance and the skills needed to support breastfeeding moms. We cover strategies for initiating and maintaining breastfeeding, along with common problems and their solutions. We hope you can join us!

Duration: 01:05:39

Not Another Boring Lecture! - PediaCast CME 023

Dr Sarah Tomlinson visits the PediaCast Studio, and it’s NOT another boring lecture! In fact, we discuss ways of sprucing up your PowerPoint presentation and transforming it into an engaging experience. Active learning improves knowledge retention, and we’ll provide practical techniques for putting active learning to work in your medical classroom. We hope you can join us!

Duration: 01:10:27

Motor Delay Screening - PediaCast CME 022

Dr Garey Noritz stops by the PediaCast Studio to talk about motor delay screening in the primary care setting. We introduce the concepts of surveillance and screening and explore ways to identify developmental concerns as early as possible. Once a concern is identified, what work-up should ensue and which referral sources should be considered? What are motor delay red flags? And how should providers code for their time? Answers to these questions and more on our continuing medical...

Duration: 00:59:40

RSV Bronchiolitis - PediaCast CME 021

Join us for an up-to-date briefing on RSV bronchiolitis. We cover the organism, the disease, evidence-based treatment guidelines, Synagis prophylaxis and the development of an RSV vaccine. My guests include Drs Asuncion Mejias, Christopher Timan and Karen McCoy.

Duration: 04:18:52

Health Literacy - PediaCast CME 020

Join us as Dr Mike moderates an important discussion for Health Literacy Month. What exactly is health literacy? How is it tied to adherence, compliance, quality, safety, satisfaction and outcomes? And in what specific ways can YOU make a difference in the lives of patients and families everywhere. It’s an episode of PediaCast you don’t want to miss!

Duration: 04:35:48

Lyme Disease - PediaCast CME 019

Dr Garrett Hunt joins Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for a discussion on Lyme Disease. We cover the organism, the vector, and the geographic distribution, along with clinical manifestations and treatment of early localized infection, early disseminated infection and late disease. Finally, does Lyme disease cause chronic aches and fatigue? Tune in to find out!

Duration: 04:31:26

Food Allergies - PediaCast CME 018

Dr Wesley Burks and Dr Becky Scherzer join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for a discussion on food allergies. What’s behind the rapid rise of these conditions? How are food allergies properly diagnosed and managed? We also explore the latest evidence (IMPACT and LEAP studies) concerning peanut allergies, including prevention and treatment strategies.

Duration: 04:18:16

Birth Control for Teenagers - PediaCast CME 017

Dr Elise Berlan visits the PediaCast Studio for a discussion on birth control for teenagers. We cover the prevalence of sexual activity for American teens, the importance of providing birth control options, and strategies for counseling teens and families. We also explore the effectiveness, benefits, side-effects, risks and pitfalls for the entire range of contraceptive options. We hope you can join us!

Duration: 04:48:40

Taking the HEAT - PediaCast CME 016

Emotionally-charged interactions with patients and families are a common challenge for healthcare providers. Shawn Chambers, patient relations coordinator for emergency medicine at Nationwide Children’s, stops by the PediaCast Studio to talk about Taking the HEAT. We explore communication strategies, de-escalation techniques, setting boundaries and managing expectations—important skills for the delivery of compassionate and satisfying care. We hope you can join us!

Duration: 04:26:24

Pediatric Hypertension - PediaCast CME 015

Dr Hiren Patel visits the PediaCast Studio to talk about pediatric hypertension. Blood pressures are on the rise, mirroring the increase in childhood obesity. We discuss the longterm morbidity of this condition, along with diagnostic criteria, a practical work-up, management strategies and prevention efforts. We hope you can join us!

Duration: 03:18:40

Introduction to Mentoring - PediaCast CME 014

Dr John Mahan and Dr Karyn Kassis visit Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for a discussion on mentoring relationships in academic medicine. We define the relationship, identify several types of mentors, and outline best practices for mentoring programs… ones that boost career satisfaction and promote success. We hope you can join us!

Duration: 04:12:33

Type 2 Diabetes - PediaCast CME 013

Dr Rohan Henry stops by the PediaCast Studio to talk about Type 2 Diabetes. We consider the rising incidence of the disease, discuss screening protocols, and detail how to make a diagnosis… along with management options and prevention strategies. Be sure to join us!

Duration: 04:01:31

Critical Reflection - PediaCast CME 012

Dr Jack Kopechek joins Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for a discussion on critical reflection. This time-honored skill is essential for anyone who wishes to develop critical thinking, improve diagnostic reasoning, enhance professionalism, advance communication, enjoy personal well-being and avoid burnout. Find out what’s involved and how to overcome the barriers in our faculty development podcast.

Duration: 00:52:32

Appendicitis & The Non-Operative Approach - PediaCast CME 011

Dr Peter Minneci joins Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for a discussion on the non-operative approach to appendicitis in children. We also cover the pathophysiology, symptoms, exam findings, differential diagnosis, work-up and surgical management of appendicitis. Join us and earn FREE AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ as we kick off a new year of PediaCast CME!

Duration: 00:51:15

Work-Life Balance - PediaCast CME 010

Danielle Ruben joins Dr Mike for a discussion on work-life balance. How do you assess your work-life balance? What happens when it’s off? What effects does it have—not only on YOU, but on your family, patients and colleagues? What adjustments are on the table? And how do you go about prioritizing and executing them? This is an important podcast, especially if you have that unsettled feeling… the one that leads to stress, anxiety, depression and burnout. Be sure to join us!

Duration: 00:49:58

Migraines & Tension-Type Headaches - PediaCast CME 009

Dr Ann Pakalnis and Dr Howard Jacobs join Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio for a comprehensive look at migraine and tension-type headaches in children and adolescents. We cover epidemiology, pathophysiology, symptoms, differential diagnosis, work up, treatment and prevention. Also… hot topics in headache research. We hope you can join us!

Duration: 00:51:01

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