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    Grand Rounds contact:
    grandrounds@dshs.state.tx.us


    Continuing Education contact:
    ce.service@dshs.state.tx.us


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spring 2016

Spring 2016 Semester

The Spring 2016 semester of Grand Rounds begins on March 30 and ends on April 27, 2016. All presentations are free and are held on Wednesdays from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm, Central Time, in Austin (K-100 Lecture Hall at 1100 W. 49th Street, see map) or via webinar.


Past Presentations

Please note: CE credit/contact hours is no longer available for these presentations.

Questions? E-mail grandrounds@dshs.state.tx.us


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March 30, 2016, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm CDT, K-100 Lecture Hall in Austin or via webinar.
lucy puryear
Lucy J. Puryear, MD, Meninger Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of
Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital

lisa hollier 2
Lisa M. Hollier, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Obstetrics, Texas Children’s Health Plan

lesley french
Lesley French, Director, Women’s Health Coordination, Texas Health & Human
Services Commission

lisa ramirez
Lisa Ramirez, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Division, Texas Department of State Health Services

march 30 2016

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Postpartum Depression Screening and Management

Presenters: Lucy J. Puryear, MD, Meninger Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital; Lisa M. Hollier, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Obstetrics, Texas Children’s Health Plan; Lesley French, Director, Women’s Health Coordination, Texas Health & Human Services Commission; Lisa Ramirez, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Division, Texas Department of State Health Services
Description: Following childbirth, about 10 to15 percent of all women experience postpartum depression, or PPD, which is depression associated with the aftermath of pregnancy. About 30 to 70 percent experience symptoms for one year or even longer. Most women with postpartum depression are diagnosed with minor depression, but 4 to 5 percent meet the criteria for major depression. Please join Dr. Puryear, Dr. Hollier, Leslie French and Lisa Rameriz to examine case studies and learn more about PPD risk factors, symptoms, screening tools, diagnosis, treatment, services available, and data tracking.
Continuing Education Credit Hours Type: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™; 1.5 continuing education credits for Continuing Nursing Education (CNE), Social Workers (SW); Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and Master-Certified Health Education Specialists (M-CHES); Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC); Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT); Licesed Chemical Dependency Counselors (LCDC), Registered Sanitarians (RS), Licensed Psychologists, and Certificate of Attendance
Presentation documents: coming soon
Suggested resources: To request a full-text copy of any of the articles below, please e-mail library@dshs.state.tx.us.

  1. Committee on Obstetric Practice. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Committee Opinion no. 630. Screening for perinatal depression. Obstet Gynecol. 2015 May;125(5):1268-71. doi: 10.1097/01.AOG.0000465192.34779.dc.
  2. Norhayati MN, Hazlina NH, Asrenee AR, Emilin WM. Magnitude and risk factors for postpartum symptoms: a literature review. J Affect Disord. 2015 Apr 1;175:34-52. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2014.12.041. Epub 2014 Dec 31.
  3. O'Connor E, Rossom RC, Henninger M, Groom HC, Burda BU. Primary Care Screening for and Treatment of Depression in Pregnant and Postpartum Women: Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. JAMA. 2016 Jan 26;315(4):388-406. doi: 10.1001/jama.2015.18948
  4. Perry DF, Le HN, Villamil CA, Yengo J, Boateng AO. Integrating Perinatal Depression Screening Into WIC at a Federally Qualified Health Center. Prog Community Health Partnersh. 2015 Summer;9(2):253-9. doi: 10.1353/cpr.2015.0035.
  5. Song JE, Kim T, Ahn JA. A systematic review of psychosocial interventions for women with postpartum stress. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2015 Mar-Apr;44(2):183-92. doi: 10.1111/1552-6909.12541. Epub 2015 Feb 4.
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April 6, 2016, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm CDT, K-100 Lecture Hall in Austin or via webinar.
Sarah A. Hamer
Sarah A. Hamer, MS PhD DVM, Assistant Professor and Associate Wildlife Biologist®, Texas A&M University

tom sidwa
Tom J. Sidwa, DVM, MPH, State Public Health Veterinarian & Manager,
Zoonosis Control, DSHS

edward wozinak
Edward J Wozniak, DVM, PhD, State Veterinarian, Health Service Region 8, South Central Texas, DSHS

april 6 2016

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Chagas Disease in Texas


Presenters: Sarah A. Hamer, MS PhD DVM, Assistant Professor and Associate Wildlife Biologist®, Texas A&M University; Tom J. Sidwa, DVM, MPH, State Public Health Veterinarian & Manager, Zoonosis Control, DSHS; Edward J Wozniak, DVM, PhD, State Veterinarian, Health Service Region 8, South Central Texas, DSHS
Description: For years, scientists have known that the sweetly named “kissing bug” found throughout South and Central Texas carries the parasite that causes Chagas disease which is a major killer in parts of Latin America. Chagas disease can lead to life-threatening heart and digestive disorders and may be more widespread in Texas than previously thought. Please join Sarah A. Hamer, MS PhD DVM, Assistant Professor & Associate Wildlife Biologist®, Texas A&M University, Edward J Wozniak, DVM, PhD, State Veterinarian, Health Service Region 8 - South Central Texas, DSHS and Tom J. Sidwa, DVM, MPH, State Public Health Veterinarian, DSHS to learn about the epidemiology, symptoms and treatment of Chagas.
Continuing Education Credit Hours Type: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™; 1.5 contact hours for Continuing Nursing Education (CNE), Social Workers, Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and Master-Certified Health Education Specialists (M-CHES), Registered Sanitarians, and Certificate of Attendance
Presentation documents: coming soon
Suggested resources: coming soon

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April 13, 2016, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm CDT, K-100 Lecture Hall in Austin or via webinar.
oscar munoz 2
Oscar J. Muñoz, Director, Colonias Program, Texas A&M University

monica garcia
Monica Garcia, CHW, CHWI, Supervisor, Larry Combest Community Health &
Wellness Center, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

april 13 2016

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Case Studies Examining the Impact of Community Health Workers/Promotores

Presenters: Oscar J. Muñoz, Director, Colonias Program, Texas A&M University; Monica Garcia, CHW, CHWI, Supervisor, Larry Combest Community Health & Wellness Center, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center; Rosamaria Murillo, PhD, LMSW, Assistant Director, Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department; Paige Menking, Promotor(a)/Community Health Worker Training and Certification Program, DSHS
Description: Community health workers (CHWs) are typically frontline workers who are trusted members of and/or have a unique and intimate understanding of the communities they serve.  Community health workers assist people to gain access to needed services and builds individual, community, and system capacity by increasing health knowledge and self-sufficiency through a range of activities such as outreach, patient navigation and follow-up, community health education and information, informal counseling, social support, advocacy, and participation in clinical research. Other names for this type of health care provider include promotor(a), village health worker, community health aide, community health promoter, and lay health advisor. Programs involving CHWs in China, Brazil, Iran and Bangladesh have demonstrated that utilizing such workers have improved health outcomes for large populations in under-served regions. Evidence-based research supports the effectiveness of CHWs in the United States as well. Please join Oscar J. Muñoz, Director, Colonias Program, Texas A&M University; Monica Garcia, CHW, CHWI, Supervisor, Larry Combest Community Health & Wellness Center, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center; Rosamaria Murillo, PhD, Assistant Director, Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department; and Paige Menking, DSHS for a discussion of intriguing CHW case studies here in Texas.
Continuing Education Credit Hours Type: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™; 1.5 contact hours for Continuing Nursing Education (CNE), Social Workers, Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and Master-Certified Health Education Specialists (M-CHES), Registered Sanitarians, and Certificate of Attendance
Presentation documents: coming soon
Suggested resources: coming soon


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April 20, 2016, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm CDT, K-100 Lecture Hall in Austin or via webinar.


 

Vaccines: Past, Present and Future

Presenters: coming soon
Description: coming soon
Continuing Education Credit Hours Type: coming soon
Presentation documents: coming soon
Suggested resources: coming soon


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April 27, 2016, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm CDT, K-100 Lecture Hall in Austin or via webinar.
mike hogan3
Mike Hogan, PhD, President, Hogan Health Solutions; Past
commissioner/director of mental health in New York, Ohio and Connecticut

molly lopez
Molly Lopez, PhD, Director, Texas Institute for Excellence in Mental Health, School of Social Work, University of Texas, Austin

jenna heise
Jenna Heise, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, State Suicide Prevention Coordinator; Zero
Suicide in Texas, Project Director, DSHS
april 27 2016

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Zero Suicide: Not Another Life to Lose in Texas

Presenters: Mike Hogan, PhD, President, Hogan Health Solutions; Past commissioner/director of mental health in New York, Ohio and Connecticut; Molly Lopez, PhD, Director, Texas Institute for Excellence in Mental Health, School of Social Work, University of Texas, Austin; Jenna Heise, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, State Suicide Prevention Coordinator; Zero Suicide in Texas, Project Director, DSHS
Description: Suicide is that suicide deaths for individuals within health and behavioral health systems are preventable. How can we all work towards that goal? Please join national and state experts, Mike Hogan, PhD, President, Hogan Health Solutions; Molly Lopez, PhD, Director, Texas Institute for Excellence in Mental Health, University of Texas; and Jenna Heise, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, State Suicide Prevention Coordinator, DSHS  for a discussion of clinical suicide prevention in behavioral health and healthcare systems, transforming depression care, and progress in Texas.
Continuing Education Credit Hours Type: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™; 1.5 contact hours for Licensed Psychologists, Continuing Nursing Education (CNE); Social Workers; Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and Master-Certified Health Education Specialists (M-CHES), Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors, Registered Sanitarians, and Certificate of Attendance
Presentation documents: coming soon
Suggested resources: coming soon



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Last updated February 12, 2016