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

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Low Risk Neonatal Certification Review Seminar

March 19, 2018 8 a.m. – March 20, 2018 4 p.m., Minneapolis

This program provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of low risk neonatal nursing based on the low risk neonatal nursing exam content outline. Participants receive information that will not only promote certification exam success, but will also enhance clinical nursing practice.

Grand Rounds: Life is Good

March 22, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Steve Gross

Clinical Ethics Boot Camp

March 23, 2018 8 a.m. – March 24, 2018 1 p.m., Minneapolis

Clinical Ethics Boot Camp is a 2 day training to develop and improve knowledge, abilities, and skills in clinical ethics consultation. This training is designed to help individuals who are interested in clinical ethics consultation develop a strong foundation in theory and practice.

Pediatrics Certification Review Seminar

March 29, 2018 8 a.m. – March 30, 2018 4 p.m.

Dr. Louise Jakubik will guide the participants through the pediatric nursing certification exam review and preparation process and will provide practical tips for studying and test taking success. This conference includes test taking strategies for success and a thorough pediatric nursing content review. The course is based on the book “Pediatric Nursing Certification Review, 3rd Edition” co-authored by Jakubik (2014) and the exam content outlines for CPN published by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) and the Pediatric Nurse Exam (RN-BC) published by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

Grand Rounds: Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis care in 2018

March 29, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Dan Miller, MD

Grand Rounds: 4th Annual Quiz Bowl

April 5, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Rachel Cafferty, MD

2018 Education in Palliative and End-of-Life Care (EPEC) – Pediatrics

April 12, 2018 8 a.m. – April 13, 2018 5 p.m., Minneapolis

The EPEC-Pediatrics curriculum features state-of-the-art knowledge in pain and symptom management, as well as training in the skills required to address key domains for pediatric palliative care. The curriculum is designed to give pediatric healthcare providers, and especially pediatric oncology specialists, the knowledge and skills needed to provide excellent palliative care to their patients and their families. Based on the well-established and proven training methods of EPEC, this curriculum features a high impact, widely disseminated approach that utilizes a train-the-trainer model.  With knowledge gained through the EPEC-Pediatrics curriculum, physicians, APRNs, RNs, social workers, and psychologists will be equipped to become trainers who will educate local interdisciplinary teams that provide care to children with cancer and hematological conditions, thus optimizing pediatric palliative care outreach within the pediatric hematology/oncology context. Click here for more information and to register.

2018 Jill Davis Critical Care Nursing Conference

April 13, 2018, 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Minneapolis

This is a one-day conference supported by the Jill Davis Intensive Care Nursing Fund. This conference is designed to enhance the knowledge and expertise of the nurses caring for critically ill patients, with a focus on patients with alterations in cardiac function. The 2018 program content will feature an update on best practices.

2018 EPEC – Pediatrics: The Professional Development Workshop

April 14, 2018, 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Minneapolis

The Professional Development Workshop (PDW) is a 1-day hands-on small-group workshop intended to familiarize participants with the theory & practice of adult learning and clinical practice improvement in teaching pediatric pain and palliative care. This is a required course for Trainers who wish to become a Master Facilitator and opens the possibility to join the EPEC-Pediatrics faculty upon completion. Individuals who want to further enhance their teaching and leadership skills are also welcome to attend. Click here for more information and to register.

Grand Rounds: 3rd Annual Anna Karpas, MD Memorial Fellow Research Award

April 19, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis