Pediatric Emergency Services Network (PESN) Quarterly Education Offering

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Purpose and Content

PESN quarterly educational offerings are designed to provide ongoing training to emergency staff as well as community health care providers and rescue teams for the enhancement of pediatric triage capabilities in the Dallas County and surrounding areas. This offering will focus on enhancing the knowledge of registered nurses and APN’s regarding advocacy for and recognition of Concussion/ Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and how to incorporate use of magic as a form of therapy for people with physical, psychological, and social disabilities.

Conference Location

Children’s Medical Center
Dallas Ambulatory Care Pavilion
2350 N Stemmons Freeway (I-35 E)
Dallas, TX 75207

Independence Hall (First floor of Ambulatory Care Pavilion)

Speakers & Lectures

“Helping Patients Heal through Medicine and Magic: What Magicians can Teach us about Medicine.”
Presented by: Reade Quinton, M.D.
Dallas County Medical Examiner Associate Professor of the Department of Pathology,
University of Texas Southwestern Med School, Dallas, TX

Concussion in Children – Recognition and Advocacy
Presented by: Wendy Goodwin, MD
Assistant Professor, Department: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, UT Southwestern Medical Center and
Children’s Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Who Should Attend?

All health care providers are welcome.

Registration Information

Interested participants must register online.

Registration Fees

This event is FREE and provided by the Trauma service and Pediatric Emergency Services Network at Children’s Medical Center.

Parking Information

Free parking available for those attendees who park in the visitor parking lot, connected to the Dallas Ambulatory Care Pavilion at 2350 N Stemmons Freeway (I-35 E next to I-35 access road).

Map and Directions

Dallas Ambulatory Care Pavilion
2350 Stemmons Fwy (I-35E)
Dallas, Texas 75207

Located at I-35E and Medical District Drive


For more information or to join the PESN mailing list and receive announcements regarding future offerings please contact the Pediatric Emergency Services Network at 214-456-2068 or email Ann Gosdin.

Credit Designation (CNE)

Children's Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Contact hours will be awarded.