Conferences and Events

Conferences and Events

  • 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
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    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.

    Transfusion and Laboratory Medicine Conference Brochure

    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.

  • Smart Connections: Building Bridges Between Health Care and Education

    Event Details

    Date(s):
    April 1, 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.

    TEA Statement
    Children’s Health is an approved provider of continuing professional education by the State Board of Education and the Texas Education Agency; provider number 501-017.

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

  • 2019 Nursing Leadership Conference

    Event Details

    Date(s):
    April 26, 2019
    Location:
    Toyota North American Headquarters
    6565 Headquarters Drive, Plano, TX 75024
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    Overview

    We’re always on the move and trying to “go places” in the quickest way possible. Learn from other leaders about how to handle challenging situations in the work environment and why it’s sometimes important to take a pause and put yourself in the patient's shoes. Together, we can better navigate life in the fast lane.

    Course Overview: This conference will provide a comprehensive look at some of the challenges nursing leaders face.

    Who Should Attend: The conference is designed for nurse leaders and other healthcare professionals interested in broadening their leadership abilities

    Course Objectives:

    • Review strategies needed to resolve conflict in the workplace
    • Understanding the importance of developing a cohesive team
    • Discuss ways leaders can influence employees without using authority
    • Understanding advancements in telemedicine
    • Understanding the challenges of caring for patients receiving palliative care
    • Discuss ways to create an environment of trust when your facility is experiencing change
    • Understanding the transfer process as it relates to emergent and non-emergent hospital transfers

    Approval Statement: 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 the Rachel Borders at rachel.borders@childrens.com

  • Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Course

    Event Details

    Date(s):
    May 13, 2019 through May 17, 2019
    Location:
    Children’s Medical Center Dallas - Bright Building
    Third Floor in Half Moon
    1935 Medical District Dr., Dallas, TX 75235
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    Overview

    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 (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.

    For more information or questions, please contact Sandra Onyi at 214-456-6919 or sandra.onyinanya@childrens.com

  • 51st. Annual Kenneth C. Haltalin Pediatrics For The Practitioner

    Event Details

    Date(s):
    June 7, 2019 and June 8, 2019
    Location:
    Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
    1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, TX 76051
    Registration Coming Soon

    Overview

    The purpose of the symposium is to provide knowledge to physicians and other health care professionals who care for children. To accomplish this, a series of talks, including a half day subspecialty session, emphasizing new information will be presented with ample time for questions from the audience.

    Who Should Attend

    The conference is designed for pediatricians, family practice physicians, emergency medicine physicians, pediatric specialists, pediatric nurses, nurse practitioners and physician’s assistants who wish to update their knowledge on important topics in pediatric care.

    More information coming soon!!!

  • 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
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    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.

    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.

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