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Robert Deischer Lecture. Manuel Oscos-Sanchez, MD, Professor, Dept. of Family and Community Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center
Date: Thursday Sep 18, 8 to 9 a.m. Location: Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children's HospitalContact: For more information on Provider Grand Rounds, visit SeattleChildrens.org/healthcare-professionals/education/grand-rounds.
PEARS is designed for healthcare providers who see pediatric patients but do not take PALS because it is beyond their scope of practice. The main focus of PEARS is prevention and, specifically, the assessment, recognition and stabilization of pediatric victims at risk for shock, respiratory distress and cardiopulmonary failure. The course includes video-based instruction, instructor-led discussions and the opportunity for participants to practice assessment, recognition and stabilization skills using different scenarios in a team concept environment.
Date: Tuesday Sep 30 Location: Seattle Children's, 6901 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115Contact: For more information and to register, visit Seattlechildrens.org/pears.
Learn concepts and skills of neonatal resuscitation through guided practice and simulation with expert instructors. All participants register for a Provider course, including those wishing to renew their NRP provider status. All learners take the online NRP examination prior to the course, enabling us to use course time for skills review and team resuscitation scenarios using a state-of-the-art neonatal simulator.
Date: Monday Oct 6 Location: Institute for Simulation and Interprofessional Studies, University of Washington Medical Center Surgery Pavilion, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, WA 98195-6410Contact: For more information and to register, visit Seattlechildrens.org/NRP.
Please join us for this one-day program designed to update healthcare providers with the most current evidence surrounding nutritional issues impacting care for children and families. Pediatric experts from the fields of medicine and nutrition will focus on clinically practical skills, techniques and strategies for implementing best practices to improve nutritional health for patients and families.
Date: Saturday Nov 1 Location: Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children'sContact: Visit Seattlechildrens.org/CME for more information.
The NRP instructor's role has changed from "teacher" to "learning facilitator." This Hospital-Based Instructor course prepares new instructors to conduct 6th edition NRP Provider courses which use a simulation-based curriculum. Instructor-trainees will learn to guide NRP students through acquisition of resuscitation skills; learn to create and conduct scenarios using tactile, visual and auditory cues; and conduct effective debriefings. The course also covers the administrative tasks within the NRP instructor's role. Registrants must meet eligibility requirements, and complete course prerequisites, as stipulated by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Date: Monday Nov 3, and November 4Contact: For more information and to register, visit Seattlechildrens.org/NRP.
The American Heart Association 2012 edition Heart Code PALS Online Part 1 is perfect for the experienced pediatric healthcare provider with savvy computer simulation skills and who has class time limitations. It is an appropriate option for the PALS Renewal Course. The online portion takes 6–12 hours. The Part 2 in-class Practical Evaluation for skills and team approach time is 3.5 hours. Because, at this time, our Seattle Children’s computers do not support the minimum strength of system, you need to have access to a personal or alternate work computer. At this time Seattle Children’s contract nurses will continue to register for the one-day PALS Renewal Course.
Date: Wednesday Nov 5, 12:30 to 3:45 p.m. Location: Seattle Children’s, NE 70th St. and Sand Point Way NE, SeattleContact: For more information and to register, please visit SeattleChildrens.org/PALS.
The renewal course is available to those having current AHA PALS provider status with an issue date not exceeding two years through the end of the month in which the card was issued. Current BLS for Healthcare Provider certification is highly recommended for all participants.
Date: Friday Nov 7, 8 a.m. to 3:35 p.m. Location: Seattle Children's, 6901 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115Contact: For more information and to register, visit Seattlechildrens.org/PALS.
Date: Saturday Nov 8, 12:30 to 3:45 p.m. Location: Seattle Children’s, NE 70th St. and Sand Point Way NE, SeattleContact: For more information and to register, please visit SeattleChildrens.org/PALS.
The two-day provider course is for those taking the American Heart Association/American Academy of Pediatrics PALS course for the first time, or for whose provider status has expired.
Date: Saturday Nov 8, 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., and Sunday, November 9, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Location: Seattle Children's, 6901 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115Contact: For more information and to register, visit Seattlechildrens.org/PALS.
Date: Sunday Nov 9, 8 a.m. to 3:35 p.m. Location: Seattle Children's, 6901 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115Contact: For more information and to register, visit Seattlechildrens.org/PALS.
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