Suicide Prevention Course

November 12, 2018
January 14, March 18, May 13, July 15 or October 21, 2019

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 six-hour class meets the requirements and is on the 2017 Model List for the State of Washington mandatory suicide prevention training for nurses, and will include the special needs of the pediatric population.

For questions, please email the Department of Nursing Practice, Professional Development and Innovation or Outreach Education, or call 206-987-3200.

Trach Safe Emergency Airway Management Course

This five-hour course will educate healthcare professionals to prepare, practice and prevent airway emergencies in a child with a tracheostomy. Participants will be actively engaged in an immersive educational experience in a safe environment for learners to ask questions, refine their skills and practice emergency care through return demonstration and simulation scenario-based learning. 

For questions, please email Outreach Education or call 206-987-3200.

11th Annual Ron Lemire Northwest Symposium on Contemporary Pediatric Critical Care: Point of Care Ultrasound: The New Stethoscope for the Critical Care Practitioner

October 26, 2018

This multidisciplinary symposium seeks to provide education in the benefits of point of care ultrasound (POCUS) for management of critically ill children. Facilitated practical stations will introduce basic ultrasound skills. We invite all providers involved in the care of critically ill children including nurses, respiratory therapists, advanced practice providers and physicians who wish to gain understanding about point of care ultrasound and its use in pediatric critical care.

  • Time: 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., registration and continental breakfast at 7 a.m.
  • Location: Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
  • See the flyer (PDF).
  • Register online.

For questions, please email Patricia Firth or call 206-987-2170.

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

January 25, 2019

Join experts from Seattle Children’s and the community who will present evidence-based recommendations on commonly occurring medical and mental health issues. 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. Course content this year includes new best practices in concussion management, urinary catheterization, substance use disorder, pediatric anxiety and care coordination across care settings. Please check back for more information and registration in the fall.

  • Time: 7:50 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Location: Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
  • See the brochure (PDF)
  • Register Online; limited Webinar seats are available

For questions, please email Outreach Education or call 206-987-3200.

Youth Upper Extremity Injuries: Medical and Rehabilitation Management for Return to Play

March 23, 2019

This one-day course is a multidisciplinary examination of youth upper extremity injuries looking at medical evaluation, surgical intervention, and rehabilitation. Topics include a review of anatomy and biomechanics related to throwing, return to sports assessment after injury and surgery, and rehabilitation guidelines with progression related to age. Sport specific interactive breakouts will include special tests, sports specific rehabilitation for gymnastics, swimming and throwing, and the role of the Athletic Trainer in evaluation and treatment of the upper extremity.

  • Time: 7:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
  • Location: Wright Auditorium, Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
  • See the brochure (PDF)
  • Register online 

40th Annual Duncan Seminar: Ready, Steady, Go! Supporting Infants and Children With Neuromuscular Disorders – Save the Date!

March 29, 2019

Join colleagues for the 2019 Duncan Seminar. This year’s seminar will focus on neurodevelopmental disorders and support for children with hypotonia, gross motor delay and newly diagnosed spinal muscular atrophy. Please see the save-the-date flyer (PDF). Please check back for more information and registration in late fall.

NICU Conference – Save the Date!

April 25–26, 2019

Join nationally recognized neonatal experts and colleagues for this two-day conference, promoting evidence-based compassionate care, professional growth and confidence in caring for our littlest patients. This course is intended for nursing professionals with a passion for neonatal care. Please see the save-the-date flyer (PDF). More information is forthcoming; registration opens in January 2019.