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Conferences, courses, and other events for Health Professionals interested in pediatrics and Children’s Minnesota.

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28th Annual Practical Pediatrics for Primary Care

September 27, 2018 8 a.m. – September 28, 2018 4 p.m., St. Paul

Mark your calendars and plan to join your colleagues at the 28th Annual Practical Pediatrics for Primary Care Conference. This two-day program will offer practical information to help you stay current on relevant topics and recent advances important to your practice.  Focus areas this year will be: Mental/Behavioral Health, Endocrine and Dermatology.

Pediatric Integrative Medicine Nursing Course

October 1, 2018 8 a.m. – October 3, 2018 4 p.m., Saint Paul

This 3 day course is designed for nurses and other health care professionals working with children in inpatient and outpatient settings. It will focus on concepts of holistic/integrative health care. The course structure will include interactive and experiential components; the goal is to prepare participants to bring new knowledge to the bedside. The course will include relaxation techniques, imagery and hypnosis, massage therapy, aromatherapy, acupressure, energy work, music therapy, yoga and an update on nutrition. There will be an opportunity to hear from nurses and patients who have used integrative techniques and to engage with like-minded colleagues in a supportive learning environment. Participants may register for all or portions of the course.

Grand Rounds: What if I say the wrong thing? Interrupting bias in ourselves and others

October 4, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Vernā Myers

Grand Rounds: Equanimity in medicine

October 11, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Cassie C. Ferguson, MD

10th Annual Pediatric Acute Wound Management and Suturing Conference

October 11, 2018 10 a.m. – October 12, 2018 4 p.m., Minneapolis

PCAR

October 18, 2018 8 a.m. – October 19, 2018 4:30 p.m., Edina

Unlike trauma education programs targeted at prehospital and emergency care providers, the Pediatric Care After Resuscitation (PCAR) course is specifically designed for acute care, critical care, and perioperative nurses who primarily work with children.

Grand Rounds: From Andrographis to Zinc: What is the evidence for integrative approaches during cold and flu season

October 18, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Melanie Brown, MD, FAAP

Grand Rounds: Teens and Social Media: Challenges and Opportunities

October 25, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Megan Moreno, MD, MSEd, MPH

Grand Rounds: A field guide for non-neurologists: Spells, seizures and epilepsy

November 1, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., St. Paul

Jason Doescher, MD

Grand Rounds: What we do and say matters: The cost of incivility in the healthcare work environment

November 8, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Laurie Drill-Mellum, MD, MPH