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  • 02/22/2017 - 15:41

    OPENPediatrics, a free and open-access learning platform for pediatric clinicians, is pleased to announce that we have been named one of the winners of the 2017 Open Education

  • 02/13/2017 - 18:16

    OPENPediatrics, a free and open access digital learning platform for pediatric clinicians, is pleased to announce that all of the audio tracks from our videos are now available as podcasts. Our library consists of over 350 peer-reviewed videos on topics such as cardiology, ethics, global health, pain management, and more, with corresponding podcasts for each. The podcasts are available to download free of charge on your computer, phone or tablet. 

    The podcasts can be accessed:

  • 01/26/2017 - 17:52

    OPENPediatrics is pleased to announce that the continuing education version our Respiratory Care Curriculum: Invasive Mechanical Ventilation course, which was initially launched offering American Association for Respiratory Care CRCE credits, now also offers ACCME credits. We also offer a free version of the curriculum for those not seeking professional education credit.

  • 01/18/2017 - 16:47

    OPENPediatrics is pleased to announce the launch of our newest curriculum, Pediatric Palliative and End of Life Care. This program is designed to provide information to practitioners who treat pediatric patients in the primary care or the subspecialty setting about palliative care for pediatric patients.

  • 12/24/2016 - 12:02

    OPENPediatrics is pleased to announce the launch of our course, Advancing Relational Learning Worldwide: Disclosure and Apology. 

    Disclosure and apology conversations after medical errors and adverse events are vital to safer, high-quality healthcare. Transparency around errors enables organizations to learn from mistakes and take measures to prevent them from happening in the future, but these conversations are difficult for patients, families, and clinicians involved. As a result, they often go poorly or are avoided by clinicians and institutions, leading to a so-called "disclosure gap."

  • 12/13/2016 - 14:24

    OPENPediatrics has partnered with the International Network for Simulation-based Pediatric Innovation, Research, and Education (INSPIRE) to develop the Neonatal Tracheal Intubation video.

    The INSPIRE group is a collaborative group of simulation experts, clinicians, educators, investigators, statisticians, human factors researchers, and psychologists who have one common goal and mission: to improve the care delivered to all neonates, infants, and children using simulation.

  • 12/07/2016 - 15:09

    OPENPediatrics has reached a significant usage milestone: Since the project's inception, OPENPediatrics resources have now been viewed or downloaded more than 1 million times, including more than 760,000 views of OPENPediatrics videos. The OPENPediatrics website has been visited from every country and territory on the globe (excluding Antarctica), and we have registered users from 145 countries and over 2,380 hospitals and universities worldwide.  

  • 12/01/2016 - 18:22

    36.7 million people globally are living with HIV or AIDS. Despite being identified in 1984, more than 35 million people have died from HIV or AIDS, making it one of the most destructive pandemics in history. The theme of this year's World AIDS Day campaign is Rock the Ribbon. Rocking a red ribbon not only completes any outfit; it shows everyone – especially people living with HIV and their families – your support. There is no cure, and people still face ignorance and discrimination that can limit their opportunities, preventing them from living full and happy lives. HIV means you are more likely to live in poverty, and more likely to have poor mental health. World AIDS Day is important because it reminds the public and government that HIV has not gone away - there is still a need to raise money, increase awareness, fight prejudice and improve education. 

  • 11/29/2016 - 15:17

    OPENPediatrics, a free and open access learning platform for pediatric clinicians, is pleased to announce that we have been named a winner of The American Society of Nephrology Innovations in Kidney Education Contest for the development of our Hemodialysis Simulator. This annual contest highlights individuals or groups that have created innovative tools to help teach medical students, residents, and fellows aspects of nephrology, including renal physiology, pathophysiology, and clinical disease.

    View our entry video to the American Society of Nephrology Innovations in Kidney Education Contest below. We expect to have the Hemodialysis Simulator available on the OPENPediatrics site in early 2017. 

     

  • 11/21/2016 - 20:00

    Dr. Lisa DelSignore, one of our OPENPediatrics Associates, has published an original research paper in the Journal of Medical Research under the mentorship of OPENPediatrics Co-Directors, Drs. Traci Wolbrink and Jeffrey Burns, evaluating the effect on pediatric residents' knowledge gain of using interspersed test questions and periodic breaks during online video viewing as compared to traditional video viewing without any breaks or questions.