Conferences and Events
- May 1, 2020 through May 2, 2020
- Trinity Towers
2777 N. Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX 75207
This course will provide participants with evidenced-based, multidisciplinary management techniques of pediatric dysphagia populations with multiple etiologies.
- Advanced Practice Providers
- Speech/Language Pathologists
- Occupational Therapist
- Registered Dietitian
Topics to include (subject to change):
- Aerodigestive roundtable
- Positioning and sensory with OT
- Family dynamics
- NICU and infant feeding
- EoE and food allergy
- Registered dietician perspective
- Craniofacial roundtable
- Complex airway and secretion management roundtable
- Case studies
Who should attend: Speech/Language Pathologists, Advanced Practice Providers, Occupational Therapists, Physicians
Upon completion of this course, all participants will be able to:
- Identify opportunities for multi-specialty management of children with feeding and swallowing disorders
- Describe impact of medical diagnoses, nutrition, motor development and family dynamics on feeding
- Describe recent and ongoing evidence based practice in the pediatric dysphagia population, (i.e. IDDSI, thickening)
Please contact Clinical Specialist, Ashley Brown, for more information.
- May 11, 2020 through May 15, 2020
- Children’s Medical Center Dallas - Bright Building
Third Floor in Half Moon
1935 Medical District Dr., Dallas, TX 75235
This course is designed for registered nurses with at least 2 years of clinic experience who desire to pursue certification as a sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE). The course will provide the 40 hours of didactic training needed to complete certification as a pediatric sexual assault nurse examiner. The nurse will gain the knowledge and skills needed to successfully complete physical assessments in the community.
The objectives for course include but are not limited to:
- Describe appropriate evidence collection techniques
- Identify various healthcare providers and community partners and their role in caring for children who have been sexually abused
- Identify techniques and strategies to perform successful courtroom testimony
- Discuss the importance of treating the patient’s mental and physical healthcare needs
Continuing Education Hours:
- 40 Continuing Nurse Education contact hours for successful completion.
- All participants must attend all five days to receive certification.
- No partial credit will be awarded.
Accreditation: Children’s Health℠ Clinical Operations is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
- June 10, 2020 through June 12, 2020
- Children’s Health Specialty Center Plano - Ambulatory Pavilion
Speese Conference Center
7601 Preston Rd., Plano, TX 75024
This three-day course is designed to provide advanced practice providers cutting edge knowledge regarding critical care issues such as sepsis and shock management, cardiac emergencies, hematology/oncology issues, neurologic and respiratory conditions, ventilator management, and an introduction to extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). Special content will include a multi-professional panel discussion related to difficult conversations in the pediatric critical care setting. The course provides educational content through both didactic lectures and hands-on, high fidelity simulation sessions.
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 setting
- Apply skills to manage the care of patients in a simulated critical care setting and demonstrate effective communication during these settings
- Identify common difficult conversations that may occur in pediatric critical care and discuss identified skills to guide successful communication in these situations
Who Should Attend: This content has been designed for nurse practitioner and physician assistant students approaching graduation or who have recently graduated, and experienced nurse practitioners and physician assistants who are interested in pursuing practice in a pediatric critical care environment.
Event DetailsRegister Today for Smart Connections: Building Bridges Between Health Care and Education
This two-day telemedicine learning event gives school and health care 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 health care in the school setting, policy implications, new technology and sustainability.
- Hear from leaders within the school telehealth community on what a successful school telehealth program looks like and valuable lessons learned
- Learn about current trends in school health and how technology and innovation are expanding access to health care
- Hear from representatives of local public, private and charter schools about their own experience with school-based telemedicine programs
- 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.
For more information or questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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