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CCHMC and CIPT Present the Pediatric Trauma Series 2017- The 3 A's- Part 2-Guns

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CCHMC and CIPT Present the Pediatric Trauma Series 2017- The 3 A's- Part 2-GunsCME
Join experts from around the country as they discuss three pediatric trauma issues.  Topics covered include: evaluation of the pediatric abdomen following blunt trauma, standardized screening for non-accidental trauma and pediatric gun violence.  The symposium will be broadcast live to a virtual audience from Cincinnati, OH.  These 1 hour symposia will be based on speaker presentations and faculty discussion.  The seminar will be an interactive and engaging conversation with audience questions and debate. Provided through the generous support:
Cincinnati Trauma
The Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma
Trauma Services at Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Price: $25.00 Register



Experts from around the country will be discussing three important pediatric trauma issues.  Topics covered include: evaluation of the pediatric abdomen following blunt trauma, pediatric gun violence and standardized screening for non-accidental trauma.  The symposium will be broadcast live to a virtual audience from Cincinnati, OH.  Each of the 1 hour symposia will be based on speaker presentations and a faculty discussion.


The order of these events and speakers is subject to change.  All times are EST.

1st Event – Evaluation of the pediatric abdomen

7:00 – 7:05 Introduction by Richard Falcone, MD

7:05 – 7:25 Christian Streck, MD – Pediatric surgeon perspective

7:25 – 7:45 Roberto Iglesias, MD  - Adult surgeon perspective

7:45 – 8:00 Discussion/Conclusion

2nd  Event – Pediatric gun violence

7:00 – 7:05 Introduction by Richard Falcone, MD

7:05 – 7:25 Victor Garcia, MD – Community-based prevention strategies

7:25 – 7:45 Michael Nance, MD – Epidemiology, stats, hurdles

7:45 – 8:00 Discussion/Conclusion

3rd Event – Standardized screening for NAT (in January)

7:00 – 7:05 Introduction by Richard Falcone, MD

7:05 – 7:25 Tony Escobar, MD – Pediatric surgeon perspective

7:25 – 7:45 Berkeley Bennett, MD – Emergency room physician perspective

7:45 – 8:00 Discussion/Conclusion

Directors & Faculty


Richard Falcone Jr., MD, MPH
Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati OH

Associate Chief of Staff, Surgical Services, Director Trauma Services, Dr. Falcone completed his general surgery training at the University of Cincinnati and his pediatric surgical fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He subsequently went on to receive his Masters of Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. He has been on faculty at Cincinnati Children’s since 2004 and currently is an Associate Professor of Surgery and the Director of Trauma Services. He has done extensive research in the area of injury care, trauma systems and quality and safety. He is committed to improving the care of the injured child.

Additional Faculty

Victor F. Garcia, MD, FACS, FAAP
Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

Founding Director, Trauma Services,Professor, UC Department of Surgery Victor Garcia, MD, graduated from West Point, the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, studied pediatric surgery under C. Everett Koop, and was Walter Reed’s chief of General/Pediatric Surgery. Vic founded Children’s Trauma Center and led the effort to establish the country’s first Pediatric Weight Loss Surgery Center.  For his ongoing work to eliminate childhood health and social disparities, he has received numerous awards and commendations to include the Martin Luther King Humanitarian Award and the National Jefferson Award. Vic has an uncompromising belief in the power of systems thinking and stakeholder engagement to solve society’s most intractable problems.

Michael Nance, MD, FACS, FAAP
Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Nance is the Director of the Pediatric Trauma Program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and investigator for CHOP’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention. He is also a professor of surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, where he holds the Josephine J. and John M. Templeton Jr. Chair in Pediatric Trauma.



Evaluation of the pediatric abdomen following blunt trauma, Standardized screening for non-accidental trauma and Pediatric gun violence


  1. Describe current evidence in the evaluation of the pediatric abdomen following blunt trauma and the differing challenges at adult and pediatric institutions.
  2. Identify current standardized guidelines in the screening for non-accidental trauma and how to discuss with families.
  3. Discuss the epidemiology of pediatric gun violence, policy, and the efficacy of community-based prevention strategies.  

Accreditation Statement

Information for GlobalCast

"Pediatric Trauma Series 2017 – The 3 A's- Abdomens, Abuse and Ammo”

Part 2 of 3:  Ammo


Disclosure information

The planners/faculty have indicated the following commercial relationship(s): none *All conflicts of interest were resolved prior to the activity.


Evaluation link: Each session in the series of three (3) will have their own individual evaluation link for that session. Credit will be provided for each individual session within the series. Directions are provided below.


Accreditation Statement

CME: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Cincinnati Children’s designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


ABP: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 1.0 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.


ABS: This activity included a self-assessment component as required for the fulfillment of Part 2 of the American Board of Surgery Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program to Physicians. 


Thank you for attending the GlobalCast presentation "Pediatric Trauma Series 2017: The 3 A's- Abdomens, Abuse and Ammo.  Part 2 of 3: Guns” on December 12, 2017.  If you wish to receive continuing education credit, MOC Part 2, or a certificate of participation for this program, a completed post-test and evaluation is required.  The evaluation period for the live activity will close January 12, 2018.  After January 12, the activity will continue to be available as an enduring material until December 12, 2018, at


Please read all instructions before clicking the link. 


The following credits are available for this conference:

-        AMA PRA Category 1 (Physician)

-        CME Non-Physician (Attendance)

-        ABP MOC Part 2

-        ABS MOC Part 2


1.     Click on the evaluation link which can be found here or under the "links” tab at the top right of the screen.


2.   You will need this code:  GC2017(case sensitive) to unlock registration.

2.     If you are not logged-in, enter the email address and password associated with your Cincinnati Children's CME/CE database account under "Returning Users Sign In". (If you forgot your password, there is a link below that says 'Forgot password?'.). Skip to step 4.


3.     If you have not yet used the Cincinnati Children's attendee portal, type in your email address and click "Create Account and Register" where indicated under "New to this Site". Complete all required information (Note: choose "AMA PRA Category 1" if you are a physician and "CME-Non-Physician (Attendance)" if you are not a physician and click "Submit". This will re-redirect you to the log-in screen. Log-in and proceed to step 4.


4.     Click next to ‘Register’ for the test. If claiming ABP or ABS MOC, make sure to mark that option in your credit eligibility during registration. Enter the code: GC2017 to unlock registration.


5.     Take the test. You must earn a score of 80% or better. After passing, the system will redirect you to the evaluation. 


6.     Enter the amount of credit you are claiming.


7.     If claiming ABP MOC Part 2 - Enter your ABP Diplomate ID & Date of Birth (mm/dd).


8.     Answer any-required questions.


9.     Click ‘Submit’


10.  Credit has been awarded.  You will be returned to the ‘Evaluations & Certificates’ area.


11.  To view, print, or save the certificate, click the ‘Download Certificate’ button.


It is Cincinnati Children’s responsibility to report ABP MOC Part 2 completion data to the ABP through the ACCME PARS system.  This includes name, DOB, & Diplomate ID.


If you have any questions, contact the Cincinnati Children's CME office at or 513-636-6732.