Conferences and Events
5th Annual Eating Disorders Symposium: Cultivating Connections: Innovations in the Treatment of Eating Disorders
- October 4, 2019
- Capital One Conference Center
8036 Dominion Parkway Plano, TX 75024
The Center for Pediatric Eating Disorders at Children's Medical Center Plano, is the only pediatric eating disorder treatment center in the nation that holds the prestigious disease-specific Joint Commission accreditation in the treatment of eating disorders.
The Center enthusiastically announces the 5th Annual Symposium focusing on the theme of "Cultivating Connection: Innovations in Eating Disorders Treatment.” The symposium features our keynote speaker, Kristin Neff, Ph.D., who is a prominent figure in the architecture of mental health, nationally known for her research on Self-Compassion. Symposium presentation topics include the intersection of eating disorders and self-compassion, attachment, working with diverse populations, and family connections.
Who should attend: Doctors, nurses, psychologists, therapists, social workers, dietitians, educators, or other health care professionals
Contact hours will be awarded for mental health professionals, dietitians, and educators.
CNE 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 with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Contact hours will be awarded.
CME Credit Statement:
The Children's Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CME Accreditation Statement:
The Children's Health is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- October 17, 2019
- Four Points by Sheraton Fort Worth Airport North,
1580 Point West Boulevard, Coppell, Texas 75019
This conference is to provide continuing education credits approved by the American Association for Respiratory Care that contain a pediatric, patient centric focus on diseases and challenges of the respiratory patient.
Who should attend:
Application has been made to the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for 8.0 continuing education contact hours for respiratory therapists
This conference has been designated 8.0 continuing respiratory care education hours
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- October 17, 2019 and October 18, 2019
- Four Points by Sheraton
1580 Point West Boulevard, Coppell, TX 75019
The 13th 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.
Who should attend:
Nurse practitioners, physician assistants, clinical nurse specialists, registered nurses, and allied health professionals within primary care, acute care and specialty roles.
This program is being planned in accordance with AAPA's CME Standards for Live Programs and for Commercial Support of Live Programs.
Credit Designation (CME) – This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 12.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel.
PAs should claim only those hours actually spent participating in the CME activity.
Credit Designation (CNE) – Children’s Health 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.
- November 11, 2019 through November 15, 2019
- 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 (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.
- April 2, 2020 and April 3, 2020
- Magnolia Hotel Dallas Park Cities
6070 N. Central Expressway Dallas, Texas 75206
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.
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- 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.
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