Regularly Scheduled Series

Regularly Scheduled Series (RSS):

Regularly scheduled series is a live activity planned as a series with multiple, ongoing sessions, e.g., offered weekly, monthly, or quarterly. A regularly scheduled series is primarily planned by and presented to the accredited organization’s professional staff and generally targets the same audience over the whole series. Examples include grand rounds, tumor boards, and morbidity and mortality conferences. – ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education).

 

  • Grand Round:

Formal meeting, where physicians discuss interesting medical cases. The presenter is the most junior member of the medical team whereas the facilitator is the departmental head – THE BMJ.

Categories:

Grand Rounds are divided into following two major categories:

  • Medicine & Allied – Grand Rounds is a monthly topic- and case-based presentation by medicine and allied departments. Learning objective is to provide a forum for discussion of topics that strengthen the relationship of Medicine to the broader community.

 

  • Surgery & Allied – Grand Rounds is a monthly topic- and case-based presentation by surgery and allied departments. Learning objective is to provide a forum for discussion of topics that strengthen the relationship of Surgery to the broader community.

 

  • Tumor Boards:

A treatment planning approach in which a number of doctors who are experts in different specialties (disciplines) review and discuss the medical condition and treatment options of a patient. – National Cancer Institute (NCI).

 

  • Morbidity and Mortality (M&M) Conferences:

A forum for faculty and trainees to explore the management details of particular cases wherein morbidity or mortality occurred – National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).

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