Healthcare Professionals Events

January 2015

  • Sat 24
    Two-Day PALS Provider Course

    The two-day Provider course is for healthcare providers taking the PALS course for the first time, or for those whose PALS Provider status has expired.

    Date: 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., and Sunday, January 25, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    Location: Seattle Children's, 6901 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115
    Contact: For more information and to register, visit www.Seattlechildrens.org/PALS.
  • Sat 24
    PALS Renewal Update Course

    The PALS Renewal Update course is for AHA PALS Providers with an issue date not exceeding two years through the end of the month in which the card was issued.

    Date: 8 a.m. to 3:35 p.m.
    Location: Seattle Children's, 6901 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115
    Contact: For more information and to register, visit www.Seattlechildrens.org/PALS.
  • Sun 25
    HeartCode PALS Course Part 1 Online and Part 2 In-Class

    The AHA 2012 edition online HeartCode PALS Part 1 is perfect for the experienced pediatric healthcare provider with savvy computer simulation skills who has class-time limitations. It is a good option for PALS renewal and experienced providers practicing PALS in their daily work. Learn more at OnlineAHA.org for operating system requirements for computer simulation analysis to successfully pass HeartCode PALS Part 1 online and produce the Certificate of Completion required to attend the Part 2 in-class Skills Test.


    HeartCode PALS provides Part 1 online self-paced learning, interactive case simulation and written exam. Part 2 in-class skills session tests team leader and team member skills using case scenarios. Part 1 online key code is included in fee. If you already purchased a key code directly from OnlineAHA.org, print your certificate and register for Part 2 in-class for a discounted fee. Attend the in-class HeartCode PALS Part 2 Skills Test session facilitated by our PALS Training Center faculty.

    Date: 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
    Location: Seattle Children’s, NE 70th St. and Sand Point Way NE, Seattle
    Contact: For more information and to register, please visit www.SeattleChildrens.org/PALS.
  • Thu 29
    Should Children with Disability be Listed for Heart Transplant?

    Sconyers/Godfrey Ethics Lecture
    Case Presenter: Erin Albers, MD, MSCI; Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, UW; Pediatric Cardiac Transplant & Heart Failure Service, Seattle Children’s
    Commentator: David Magnus PhD; Thomas A. Raffin Professor in Medicine and Biomedical Ethics, Director, Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, Stanford
    Moderator: Doug Opel MD, MPH; Assistant Professor, Divisions of Bioethics and General Pediatrics, UW, Seattle Children’s

    Date: 8 a.m.
    Location: Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children’s, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
    Contact: For more information on Grand Rounds, please visit seattlechildrens.org/healthcare-professionals/education/grand-rounds/
  • Fri 30
    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.

    Date: Friday Jan 30
    Location: Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children’s Hospital
    Contact: For more information, visit www.seattlechildrens.org/healthcare-professionals/education/outreach/
  • Sat 31
    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.

    Date: Saturday Jan 31
    Location: Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children’s, Seattle, WA
    Contact: For more information, visit www.seattlechildrens.org/healthcare-professionals/education/outreach/

February 2015

  • Mon 2
    Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Course

    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 Feb 2
    Location: Institute for Simulation and Interprofessional Studies, University of Washington Medical Center Surgery Pavilion, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, WA 98195-6410
    Contact: For more information and to register, visit www.Seattlechildrens.org/NRP.
  • Thu 5
    Improving Pediatric Dental Disease: Options and Advances

    Rebecca Slayton, DDS, PhD; Professor, Pediatric dentistry, Director of The Center for Pediatric Dentistry and Chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry; UW; Dental Department Director, Seattle Children’s

    Date: 8 a.m.
    Location: Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children’s, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
    Contact: For more information on Grand Rounds, please visit seattlechildrens.org/healthcare-professionals/education/grand-rounds/
  • Fri 6
    Integrated Medical and Mental Health Care for Common Pediatric Psychiatric Disorders: Benefits and Barriers

    John Campo, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

    Date: Friday Feb 6, 8:00 a.m. to 9:20 a.m.
    Location: Wright Auditorium, River Entrance, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle
    Contact: For more information on Psychiatry Grand Rounds, please visit www.seattlechildrens.org/healthcare-professionals/education/psychiatry-grand-rounds/
  • Sat 7
    Practical Pediatrics: Improving Pediatric Practice

    Please join us for this one-day course designed to improve your clinical practice by providing diagnostic and management updates to address gaps in practice encountered in primary care of children. The curriculum includes lectures and interactive workshops with an opportunity to discuss specific cases and issues with clinical experts.

    Date: Saturday Feb 7
    Location: Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children's
    Contact: Visit www.seattlechildrens.org/CME for more information.