Children's offers two main conferences each year designed to meet the needs of health care professionals who work with children including pediatricians, family practice physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Other specialized conferences are offered throughout the year. Each fall, we offer Practical Pediatrics with content that is helpful to those working in a clinic setting. Each spring, our Pediatric Update conference focuses on mental health.

Online Medical Training Academy

Online Medical Training Academy is a rigorous set of online modules to prepare medical providers in correctly identifying and diagnosing child physical and sexual abuse. This training will provide a thorough review of nationally recognized Guidelines for Medical Care of Children Who may have been Sexually Abused(Adams et al, 2007). Topics to be covered include; behavioral and physical indicators of sexual abuse, role of the medical provider, pertinent review of literature, peer review principles and practices, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI), abusive head trauma, skeletal injuries, cutaneous injuries and neglect and failure to thrive.


Pediatric Medicine: Research and Practice 2014 Conference

December 8, 2014

Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is pleased to once again offer the Pediatric Medicine: Research and Practice 2014 Conference. This conference features current research being conducted at Children's and more specifically focuses on how to perform research within a pediatric clinical setting.This conference is free and open to the community. Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota designates this educational activity for a maximum of  4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.


6th Annual Improving Neonatal Outcomes Conference: Neonatal Golden Hour

January 20, 2015

Neonatal nurses, practitioners and providers are invited to attend the 6th Annual improving neonatal outcomes conference: Neonatal golden hour, hosted by Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.

By attending this conference, nurses and physicians will advance their knowledge surrounding the neonatal golden hour. Improving newborn outcomes is an ongoing effort of the neonatal program at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, this year focusing on the neonatal golden hour.