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

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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.

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.

10th Annual Pediatric Pain Master Class

Jun 17, 2017 8:00 AM – Jun 23, 2017 5:00 PM, Minneapolis

The Pediatric Pain Master Class offers state of the art education in pain management for the pediatric patient from a holistic and interdisciplinary perspective. The course features a faculty of internationally recognized experts who will cover pharmacological, medical, psychosocial and integrative therapies for the management of children’s acute, procedural and complex/chronic pain. Pain assessment and management of somatic, visceral, neuropathic, psychosocial and spiritual pain, as well as end-of-life management of pain and distressing symptoms, will be explored in depth using lectures, interactive presentations, experiential activities, and small-group learning.