These conferences and courses are presented for Seattle Children's Hospital employees and community healthcare professionals.

January 30, 2015

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

This all-day conference for pediatric nurses and other healthcare providers in school, public health and other ambulatory care settings will offer current evidence-based information and care recommendations for frequently encountered pediatric conditions. Expert presenters will discuss diagnostic, case management and communication strategies to ensure effective teamwork and patient safety. Bring your questions, learn new information and network with your colleagues to improve the health and well-being of children and families in your care.

January 31, 2015

Neuroplasticity and Neurorecovery: Understanding Through Case Review

This course will provide brief overview of the neuroanatomy of the central nervous system for medical professionals. Discussion surrounding neuroplasticity and neurorecovery in rehabilitation will be incorporated with clinical case review. The intended audience is allied health professionals with an emphasis on speech, occupational and physical therapists who have previous exposure to pertinent coursework in neuroanatomy. The structure of the course provides an opportunity for clinicians to review current understanding in neurorecovery with updates in neuroplasticity and interventions in both children and adults as well as application of that knowledge towards clinical treatment.