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Upcoming conferences and medical education opportunities at Children’s.

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CCRN – Neonatal Certification Review Seminar

February 27, 2018, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Minneapolis

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

CCRN – Pediatrics Certification Review Seminar

March 5, 2018 8 a.m. – March 6, 2018 4 p.m., Minneapolis

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

8th Annual Improving Neonatal Outcomes Conference: When Routine Isn’t Routine

March 7, 2018, 8 a.m. – 3:45 p.m., Minneapolis

This one-day conference is designed for nurses and any other health professionals that care for high risk neonatal patients.

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.

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).

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.

Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse Certification Review Seminar

April 27, 2018, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Minneapolis

The onsite CPEN Review Course is a hospital-sponsored format of this popular course designed for organizations that wish to provide certification review to a group of 20-50 nurses at one time. The hospital contracts with Nurse Builders to provide the CPEN Review Course. The hospital provides the location and facilitates the registration process. Nurse Builders provides the onsite instructor, all course materials, registration sheets and contact hour certificates for all of your nurse participants.

Reaching Toward Improved Patient Outcomes: A Clinical Practice Update

May 7, 2018 9 a.m. – May 9, 2018 2:30 p.m.