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Upcoming conferences and medical education opportunities at Children’s.

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Fetal to Neonatal Care: Advances in Therapies for Mother and Baby

October 6, 2017, 7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Minneapolis

This one-day conference is hosted by Midwest Fetal Care Center, a collaboration between Children’s Minnesota and Allina Health, and will bring together experts in fetal and perinatal medicine. It is intended to promote knowledge of advanced fetal, maternal and neonatal care interventions and therapies.

2017 Pediatric Integrative Nursing Course

October 9, 2017 8 a.m. – October 11, 2017 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 healthcare. 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.

9th Annual Pediatric Acute Wound Management and Suturing Conference

October 12, 2017 10 a.m. – October 13, 2017 4 a.m., Minneapolis

The goal of this two day conference is to improve wound management and suturing of open wounds; according to evaluations and clinical observation, practitioners are confused about appropriate suture selection and technique and reducing the appearance of scars.