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2019 EPEC – Pediatrics: The Professional Development Workshop

October 5, 2019, 8 a.m. – 6 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. Attendees may register for this workshop without registering for the 2019 Education in Palliative and End-of-Life Care (EPEC) - Pediatrics conference.

2019 Education in Palliative and End-of-Life Care (EPEC) – Pediatrics

October 2, 2019 7:15 a.m. – October 4, 2019 4:30 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 health care 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.

Pediatric pain and palliative medicine fellowship

The pain & palliative care program is devoted to control acute, chronic/complex and procedural pain in all in- and outpatients in close collaboration with all pediatric sub-specialties at Children’s Minnesota. The team also provides holistic, interdisciplinary care for children and teens with life-limiting or terminal diseases and their families.

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.

11th Annual Pediatric Pain Master Class

June 9, 2018 8 a.m. – June 15, 2018 5 p.m., 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.

Grand Rounds: Pediatric pain treatment: Controversies and clinical updates

January 11, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Stefan Friedrichsdorf, MD, FAAP

Children’s Hospitals Golf Benefit

June 10, 2019, 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Dellwood

Join us for the 28th Annual Children’s Hospitals Golf Benefit on Monday, June 10, 2019! This signature event supports the Family Needs Fund at Children’s.

Managing Pain is the Name of the Game

November 3, 2017, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., Saint Paul

Please join us on Friday, November 3 for an evening in support of the Kiran Stordalen and Horst Rechelbacher Pediatric Pain, Palliative, and Integrative Medicine Clinic.

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