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Pediatric Integrative Medicine Nursing Course

October 1, 2018 8 a.m. – October 3, 2018 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 health care. 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.

Evan Ginter and brother

Why I Walk for Amazing: Evan’s Story

Evan was six months old when he was diagnosed with pleuropulmonary blastoma (PPB), a rare form of cancer that originates in the lung or the covering of the lungs.

Grand Rounds: Down Syndrome – Not just an extra chromosome!

July 12, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Brian Skotko, MD

Grand Rounds: Youth and Black Market Economics: Synthetic Marijuana, Xanax, Bitcoin and the Dark Web

May 31, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Joseph Lee, MD

AYA Pottery workshop event

June 3, 2018, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m., St Paul

Join us for a pottery workshop held at Caufield Clay Works in St. Paul. This event is limited to AYA Oncology patients only between the ages of 15 & 30. For questions or to RSVP contact [email protected] or call 612-813-7141.

APHON’s Foundations of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Nursing Course

June 4, 2018 8 a.m. – June 5, 2018 4:30 p.m., Minneapolis

This course is designed to provide participants with an overview of nursing issues involved in caring for children, adolescents, and young adults with cancer and blood disorders. Common pediatric hematologic and oncologic diagnoses are presented, along with treatment approaches, nursing care, and supportive care principles. Case studies providing clinical scenarios are included to enhance the learning process. This course will also be appropriate for preparation to take the CPHON certification exam.

AYA Can-Can Wonderland outing

May 4, 2018, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., St. Paul

Join other AYA oncology patients for a night of boardwalk games, mini golf, and delicious food at Can-Can Wonderland!

Why I Walk for Amazing: Stella and Nora

When it came to care for their two daughters, Stella and Nora, Jamie and Mike knew there was no other choice than Children’s Minnesota.

Grand Rounds: Childhood Sexual Abuse: Diagnostic pearls and future directions

May 3, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., St. Paul

Alice Swenson, MD

Grand Rounds: Optimizing medical management of myocarditis and acute heart failure in children

May 24, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Jack F. Price, MD