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Pediatrics Certification Review Seminar

Feb 27, 2017 8:00 AM – Feb 28, 2017 4:00 PM, Saint Paul

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).

Clinical Ethics Boot Camp

Mar 24, 2017 9:00 AM – Mar 25, 2017 1:00 PM, 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.

CCRN – Pediatrics Certification Review Seminar

Mar 28, 2017 8:00 AM – Mar 29, 2017 4:00 PM, 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.

2017 Jill Davis Critical Care Nursing Conference

Apr 21, 2017, 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Minneapolis

This one day conference, supported by the Jill Davis Intensive Care Nursing Fund, is designed to enhance the knowledge and expertise of the nurses caring for critically ill patients with alterations in cardiac function. The 2017 program content will feature an update on best practice.

23rd Annual Spring Pediatric Update

Apr 21, 2017, 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM, St. Paul

Pediatrics in the digital age: Media, technology and implications for health

Professional Development Workshop: The EPEC-Pediatrics Professional Development Workshop (PDW)

Apr 28, 2017, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Quebec

This workshop takes place immediately prior to the “Become an EPEC Trainer” Conference on April 28th in Montreal, Canada. This 1-day workshop is intended to familiarize participants with the theory & practice of adult learning and clinical practice improvement. Individuals who want to further enhance their teaching and leadership skills are welcome to attend.

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

Apr 29, 2017 12:00 PM – Apr 30, 2017 5:00 PM, Quebec

Join us in Montreal April 29 - 30, 2017 for curriculum featuring 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 and advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) 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.

Right Time Right Now: The Ultimate Guide to Patient and Family Education

May 08, 2017, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM, Saint Paul

This conference will review current best practices for patient /family education. Learners will be asked to complete the VARK learning assessment pre-conference to identify their own learning styles, in order to fully participate in discussions and scenarios woven throughout the day.  Speakers will explore patient /family education considerations and techniques using case studies, video vignettes, and interactive discussions. The Somali Resource group will address religious and cultural considerations to improve success in working with Somali families and we will end the day looking at future trends in planning patient/family education for the next generation.

Right Time Right Now: The Ultimate Guide to Patient and Family Education

May 10, 2017, 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM, Minneapolis

This conference will review current best practices for patient /family education. Learners will be asked to complete the VARK learning assessment pre-conference to identify their own learning styles, in order to fully participate in discussions and scenarios woven throughout the day.  Speakers will explore patient /family education considerations and techniques using case studies, video vignettes, and interactive discussions. The Somali Resource group will address religious and cultural considerations to improve success in working with Somali families and we will end the day looking at future trends in planning patient/family education for the next generation.

CCRN – Neonatal Certification Review Seminar

May 23, 2017 8:00 AM – May 24, 2017 4:00 PM, 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.