E051123 8th Annual Anna Karpas, MD Memorial Fellow Lecture: Research and innovation in the emergency department

This is a one hour recorded grand rounds presentation featuring;

Marshal Khant, DO, MPH, FAWM Candidate - The current climate of ultrasound-guided nerve blocks for treating femur fractures in pediatric emergency departments across North America

Ariel Stein, MD - At home administration of opioid analgesia in children discharged from the emergency department after reduction of a forearm fracture

Devan Van Lanen - Wanek, MD - Impact of remote vs. in-person interpretation on effectiveness of communication for families of limited English proficiency in the pediatric emergency department, A pilot study

Target Audience

Healthcare clinicians caring for pediatric patients and their families. 

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the different techniques of doing a femoral nerve block
  • Discuss the benefits of using ultrasound-guided nerve block for treating femur fractures
  • Describe the outpatient pain management practices after discharge from the ED in children with forearm fractures requiring reduction, including the number of doses of oxycodone administered by parents
  • Identify the average number of doses of oxycodone prescribed by providers
  • Discuss the evidence behind need for quality interpretation in the pediatric emergency department
  • Discuss findings of a survey administered to families receiving interpretation in the pediatric emergency department at Children's Minnesota


Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 Attendance
    • 1.00 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
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PRESENTERS: Marshal Khant, DO, MPH, FAWM Candidate; Ariel Stein, MD; and Devan Van Lanen - Wanek, MD


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Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Children’s Minnesota is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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Credit Statement:


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


Children's Minnesota designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 ANCC nursing contact hour. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

This program offers 1.0 contact hours of continuing education.  Most medical professional organizations accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  It is the individual’s responsibility to determine whether an education activity meets the continuing education requirements of their respective licensures and/or professional boards.  Go to your respective organization’s website for more detailed information regarding credit requirements.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 Attendance
    • 1.00 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
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