$200 – $800

2020 Children's Health Advanced Practice Pediatric Critical Care Workshop

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Children's Medical Center Plano

7601 Preston Road

Speese Conference Center

Plano, TX 75024

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This  course provides advanced practice providers cutting edge knowledge regarding critical care issues in pediatric critical care settings.

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Overview

This three-day course, offered by Children’s Health, is designed to provide advanced practice providers cutting edge knowledge regarding critical care issues such as sepsis and shock management, cardiac emergencies, hematology/oncology issues, neurologic and respiratory conditions, ventilator management, and an introduction to extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). Special content will include a multi-professional panel discussion related to difficult conversations in the pediatric critical care setting. The course provides educational content through both didactic lectures and hands-on, high fidelity simulation sessions.

New in 2020 is an optional session available to interested participants about "Bedside Ultrasound in Pediatric Critical Care".

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of conditions commonly cared for in pediatric critical care
  • Demonstrate sound clinical approaches to differentiate non-urgent and emergent situations in the critical care setting
  • Verbalize plans of care to address emergency situations in the critical care setting
  • Apply skills to manage the care of patients in a simulated critical care setting and demonstrate effective communication during these settings
  • Identify common difficult conversations that may occur in pediatric critical care and discuss identified skills to guide successful communication in these situations

Who Should Attend

This content has been designed for nurse practitioner and physician assistant students approaching graduation or who have recently graduated, and experienced nurse practitioners and physician assistants who are interested in pursuing practice in a pediatric critical care environment.

Conference Fees (space is limited)

  • "Early Bird" Registration (must register before March 31, 2019) - $800.00
  • Student Registration (must provide proof of graduation in the year 2020, or a valid school email address to take advantage of this rate) - $700.00
  • Children's Health Employee (must use a valid Children's Health email address to register) - $700.00
  • Conference Attendee (after March 31, 2019) - $875.00
  • Optional Session: Bedside Ultrasound in Pediatric Critical Care - $200 (must be purchased in addition to conference registration)

Accreditation

This program is not yet approved for CME credit. Conference organizers plan to request AAPA Category 16.5 CME credits from the AAPA Review Panel. The total number of approved credits is yet to be determined.

Children’s Health Clinical Operations is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Contact hours will be awarded.

Hotel Accommodations and Travel

The conference fee includes a networking reception at the Cambria Hotel Plano - Frisco, and breakfast and lunch on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.

Out of town guests are encouraged to reserve rooms at the Cambria Hotel Plano - Frisco, just minutes from Children's Medical Center Plano. Conference attendees can book a room at a rate of $139.00/night. Reservations include breakfast and complimentary transportation to and from the hotel. Children's Medical Center Plano is located approximately 30 minutes from both DFW International Airport and Love Field Airport.

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Course Director

Cassie Limoges, RN, MSN, CPNP-PC/AC

For more information, please contact Cassie Limoges at 469-303-3548 or cassie.limoges@childrens.com.

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