Conferences and Events
- August 8, 2020 7:45 AM - 5:30 PM
- Virtual-Web Broadcast
The field of pediatric rehabilitation medicine is a unique subspecialty that utilizes an interdisciplinary approach to address congenital and child-onset functional impairments. The primary focus of this single day course in our Second Annual Pediatric Rehabilitation Symposium is to address a variety of topics concerning rehabilitation management with an integrative perspective. Speakers include pediatric physiatry, pediatric neurology, pediatric anesthesiology, pediatric pulmonology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, nursing, respiratory therapy, and social work.
Topics to be discussed include the following:
Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Pediatric Pain Management
Transitioning from Pediatrics to Adulthood
Holistic Integration in Rehabilitation topics including: Cannabinoids, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Dry Needling, and others.
Plagiocephaly and Hospital-Acquired Torticollis
Rehabilitation Considerations in Children with Ventilators
- November 9, 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.
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