Conferences and Events

  • 12th Advanced Practice Conference

    Event Details

    Date(s):
    October 18, 2018 and October 19, 2018
    Location:
    Great Wolf Lodge
    Conference Center
    100 Great Wolf Dr., Grapevine, TX 76051
    Register Today

    Overview

    The 12th Annual Advanced Practice Conference is aimed at educating health care providers on a variety of topics specific to the pediatric population. The purpose of this conference is to enhance the knowledge of the health care professional working in the area of pediatrics by addressing a wide variety of topics focused on pediatric specialties in an effort to improve the delivery of safe and up-to-date care to this vulnerable population.

    Brochure and agenda

    Who should attend: 
    Nurse practitioners, physician assistants, clinical nurse specialists, registered nurses, and allied health professionals within primary care, acute care and specialty roles.

    Credit Designation:
    Credit Designation (CME): This program is not yet approved for CME credit. Conference organizers plan to request 12 AAPA Category 1 credits from the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Total number of approved credits yet to be determined.

    Credit Designation (CNE): Children’s Health (Children’s Medical Center) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Contact hours will be awarded.

    For more information or questions, please contact Heather Gilbreath at 214-456-8958 or email.

  • 2018 DFW Child Life Workshop

    Event Details

    Date(s):
    November 3, 2018
    Location:
    Children’s Health℠ Specialty Center Dallas Campus 
    Independence Hall
    2350 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75207
    Registration Closed

    Overview

    An overview of the requirements to enter the field, including:

    • Academic and clinical preparation.
    • The journey from student to professional – what is required and what is not
    • Hear about experiences from students who have recently been through the application process.
    • Discuss your unique needs during breakout sessions.

    Who Should Attend:This workshop is open to high school seniors, college students, and adults considering a possible career change.

    For a list of dates and locations for all 2018 child life workshops, click here.

    For more information or questions, please contact Krista Stringer at 214-456-3209 or krista.stringer@childrens.com

  • Smart Connections: Building Bridges Between Health Care and Education

    Event Details

    Date(s):
    March 31, 2019 and April 2, 2019
    Location:
    Magnolia Hotel Dallas Park Cities
    6070 N. Central Expressway Dallas, Texas 75206
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    Overview

    This two-day telemedicine learning event gives school and healthcare professionals the opportunity to learn and collaborate with medical experts about how to best implement, grow and sustain an effective school telehealth program. There will be individual presentations and panel discussions on several topics, including quality healthcare in the school setting, policy implications, new technology, and sustainability.

    Conference Highlights:

    • Hear from representatives of local public, private and charter schools about their own experience with school-based telemedicine programs
    • Learn about current trends in school health and how technology and innovation are expanding access to health care
    • Interact with industry experts to learn about the different types of technology platforms available, and visit with vendors to sample for demonstrations
    • Network with colleagues who are interested in and beginning to implement other school-based telehealth programs

    Who should attend: This conference is for healthcare professionals, school administrators and nurses who either want to start a telemedicine program, or are interested in learning how to advance their current program.

    Accreditation:  Children’s Health (Children’s Medical Center) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Contact hours will be awarded.

    For more information or questions, please contact Karen Kaighan at  215-456-0302 or at karen.kaighan@childrens.com

  • Children's Health Advanced Practice Pediatric Critical Care Workshop

    Event Details

    Date(s):
    June 12, 2019 through June 14, 2019
    Location:
    Children’s Health Specialty Center Plano - Ambulatory Pavilion
    Speese Conference Center
    7601 Preston Rd., Plano, TX 75024
    Register Today

    Overview

    This 2.5-day course, offered by Children’s Health, is designed to provide advanced practice providers cutting edge knowledge regarding critical care issues such as sepsis and shock management, hematology/oncology issues, respiratory and neurologic emergencies, ventilator management, and an introduction to ECMO. Special content will include transitioning to the role of an advanced practice provider in the pediatric critical care setting. The course provides educational content through both didactic lectures and hands-on simulation sessions.

    Course Objectives:

    Upon completion of this workshop, participants should be able to:

    • Describe the pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of conditions commonly cared for in pediatric critical care
    • Demonstrate sound clinical approaches to differentiate non-urgent and emergent situations in the critical care setting
    • Verbalize plans of care to address emergency situations in the critical care
    • Apply skills to manage the daily care patients in a simulated critical care setting
    • Discuss the transition from novice to expert in the critical care setting

    Course Directors: Cassie Limoges, CPNP-PC/AC and Lakshmi Raman, M.D.

    Who Should Attend: This content has been designed for nurse practitioner and physician assistant students approaching graduation or who have recently graduated, as well as experienced nurse practitioners and physician assistants who are interested in pursuing practice in a critical care environment.

    Continuing Education Hours:
    This program is not yet approved for CME credit. Conference organizers plan to request 15 AAPA Category 1 credits from the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Total number of approved credits yet to be determined.

    Accreditation:
    Children’s Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Contact hours will be awarded.

    For more information or questions, please contact Cassie Limoges at 469-303-3548 or cassie.limoges@childrens.com.

  • Transfusion and Laboratory Medicine Conference

    Event Details

    Date(s):
    February 14, 2019 and February 15, 2019
    Location:
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
    Ballrooms A, B and C
    2015 Market Center Blvd., Dallas, TX 75207
    Registration Coming Soon

    Overview

    This conference is designed to promote educational opportunities in Clinical Laboratory Medicine. The purpose of this educational activity is to enhance the knowledge of medical laboratory professionals and students by addressing a wide variety of topics including transfusion medicine, chemistry, microbiology, hematology, pathology, molecular techniques, quality and leadership. The target audience includes managers, supervisors, and technologists who work in the field of clinical laboratory science, laboratory medicine, or a related field.

    Accreditation: Children’s Health is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® program.

    Credit Designation: Children’s Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 P.A.C.E credits. Attendees should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    For more information or questions, please contact Estella Castillo at 214-456-6746 or email.

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