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Pediatric Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds Schedule
September -  May
Tuesdays at noon, Children's Pavilion - Level 5, room 5-086

VCU CME office

The VCU School of Medicine’s continuing medical education program manages activities for physicians and other health care professionals throughout Virginia, the Mid-Atlantic region and the U.S. 

The CME program includes:

  • Annual conferences
  • Regularly scheduled community-based presentations
  • Clinically oriented experiences held at VCU Health System’s MCV Hospitals
  • Satellite television broadcasts
  • Remote site teleconferences
  • Independent learning opportunities
  • Enduring materials

The VCU CME program is one of the largest university continuing medical education programs in the U.S. Each year more than 17,000 physicians and health care professionals participate in VCU-sponsored and jointly sponsored continuing education activities. Each activity is designed to meet identified educational needs in clinical practice and health care delivery, in an era of rapidly expanding knowledge, new technologies and progressive demands on health care professionals. Attention is also carefully directed to the personal needs and well-being of our participants. 

Common Problems in Pediatric Urology and Nephrology: A Primer for Primary Care

Saturday, November 5, 2016
Children's Pavilion • Richmond, Virginia
Register online

CHoR is excited to offer this unique CME program at no cost! Registration is limited, so secure your seat today. Registration includes CME credit, continental breakfast and box lunch.

This course is designed for physicians who provide primary care to children and adolescents. At the end of the program participants will be able to:

  1. Develop an increased appreciation for the diagnosis and treatment of common urological dysfunctions in the pediatric patient.
  2. Describe the nephrology and urology implications of vesicoureteral reflux in children and the causes, risks and treatment.
  3. Explain the causes and treatment options of chronic kidney disease in the pediatric patient.
  4. Evaluate the advantages of minimally invasive surgery in children and the use of robotics for common conditions of the upper urinary tract.

Brochure: Common Problems in Pediatric Urology and Nephrology

22nd Annual VCU Health Sports Medicine Update in Primary Care and Pediatrics

December 2, 2016: Pediatric topics
December 3 and 4: General primary care topics

Kingsmill Resort • Williamsburg, Virginia

This program provides an intensive update of sports medicine topics of specific interest to physicians in primary care, pediatrics, internal medicine, sports medicine, physician assistants, athletic trainers, nurse practitioners
and other health care professionals. Faculty panels each day, optional skills workshops, continental breakfasts, lunch, coffee breaks and instructional materials will be provided. Please note that the optional Friday evening and Saturday afternoon workshops require additional registration fees.

Brochure: 2016 Sports Medicine Update in Primary Care and Peditrics 

School Nurses Conference 2017

Monday, February 20, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Chesterfield County Thomas G. Fulghum Technical Center  • Midlothian, Virginia

All About Diabetes
This special hands-on diabetes learning day includes topics such as pumps and injections, carb sheets, dosage calculations, new school forms and psychosocial aspects for students with diabetes. CEUs will be provided by VCU. FREE registration and lunch provided thanks to our generous exhibitors. Be on the lookout for the full brochure in October.

More Information and registration: sblack@chva.org or 804.228.5971