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CCRN – Pediatrics Certification Review Seminar

March 7, 2019 7:30 a.m. – March 8, 2019 4 p.m., St.Paul

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.

Pediatrics Certification Review Seminar

February 28, 2019 7:30 a.m. – March 1, 2019 4 p.m., St. Paul

Susan Wade will guide the participants through the pediatrics 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 Dr. Louise 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).

1st Annual Twin Cities Pediatrics Update

September 19, 2019 8 a.m. – September 20, 2019 3:30 p.m., St. Paul

Join Children’s Minnesota and University of Minnesota Health to learn about current hot topics and the latest evidence-based guidelines in pediatrics.

Grand Rounds: Reply Hazy. Try Again: What does the future of pediatric health care look like?

July 26, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Marc Gorelick, MD

Kids reading in grass

Planning a healthy and safe spring break

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, shares tips on keeping kids healthy during spring break travel.

Grand Rounds: Magical thinking – What pediatricians can learn from magicians

February 8, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Mike Pitt, MD

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.

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 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. Click here for more information and to register.

28th Annual Practical Pediatrics for Primary Care

September 27, 2018 8 a.m. – September 28, 2018 4 p.m., St. Paul

Mark your calendars and plan to join your colleagues at the 28th Annual Practical Pediatrics for Primary Care Conference. This two-day program will offer practical information to help you stay current on relevant topics and recent advances important to your practice.  Focus areas this year will be: Mental/Behavioral Health, Endocrine and Dermatology.

2017 Diabetes Management in the School Setting

December 2, 2017, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saint Paul

This is an all-day conference for school nursing staff to provide updated information on care of students with Type I diabetes.