January 27, 2017

Pediatric Nursing Update (PNU): Evidence-Based Practice in School and Ambulatory Care Settings

We invite you to join us for the upcoming PNU, where experts from Seattle Children’s and the community will present evidence-based recommendations on commonly occurring medical and mental health issues in children. You will gain practical tips and tools, resources and information to better serve children with special healthcare needs and their families in your practice setting. Topics will include the effects of social media on pre-adolescent and adolescent health; somatic symptom identification and management; and more.

January 31, March 17, May 22, July 21 and November 20, 2017

Suicide Prevention Course

This course will provide nurses information about:

  • The complex nature of suicide
  • How to assess and determine risks and the appropriate treatment and management for at-risk patients, both in the healthcare setting and the community

This 6-hour class is intended to meet the requirements for the State of Washington mandatory suicide prevention training for nurses and will include the special needs of the pediatric population.

March 31, 2017

38th Annual Duncan Seminar: The Juggling Act – Developmental Disabilities, Behavioral Challenges and Mental Health

Join us for this one-day interdisciplinary conference focused on the care of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and their families. Experts from Seattle Children’s, the healthcare community and families will share their experiences and learning on the topic of behavioral mental health in children with neurodevelopmental disorders. This seminar is geared towards a wide audience of healthcare professionals. Family members affected by this condition are also encouraged to attend.

  • Time: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Location: Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105

May 5, 2017

2017 Seattle Children’s Nursing Research Symposium

This one-day course is offered to nurses and other clinicians in all disciplines who are interested in learning about research methods, including matching research questions to design; tools to facilitate research; data visualization; and the process of publishing research. The course will describe the importance of nurses leading research (the business case for research) and describe the research currently led by nurses at Seattle Children’s, including projects that have led to practice changes. Registration will be available in January.

  • Time: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m
  • Location: Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105