Pediatric Emergency Services Network (PESN) Quarterly Education Offering

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 8:30 a.m to 11:00 a.m.

Purpose and Content

PESN quarterly educational offerings are designed to provide ongoing training to emergency staff as well as community rescue teams for the enhancement of pediatric triage capabilities in the Dallas County and surrounding areas. This offering will focus on enhancing knowledge in the area the concept of compassion fatigue  and its effect on patient care and Disaster Planning for pediatric patients .

Conference Location

UT Southwestern
Main Auditorium 
5909 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX 75390

See attached map for auditorium location.

Speakers & Lectures

Compassion Fatigue: More than Burnout
Carolyn Lohman MA, LPC, LMFT

Disaster Planning for the Pediatric Population: Are you Ready?
Lori Vinson, RN, MSN
Director of Pediatric Emergency Services Network and Trauma
Children’s Medical Center

Who Should Attend?

All health care providers are welcome.

Target Audience: Registered Nurses, Emergency Department physicians, advanced practice providers and providers in the Dallas/North Texas area, first responders and community rescue individuals.

Registration Information

Interested participants must register online.

Registration Fees

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

Parking Information

Parking is located on the North and West sides of the campus.

Map and Directions

UT Southwestern
Main Auditorium 
5909 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX 75390

Located at I-35E and Inwood


For more information or to join the PESN mailing list and receive announcements regarding future offerings please contact the Pediatric Emergency Services Network at 214-456-7310 or email.

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.

1 contact hour will be awarded.