2023 Gillette Children's APP Pediatric Specialty Conference

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2023 Gillette Children's APP Pediatric Specialty Conference

This is a continuing education conference focusing on pediatric specialty health topics.

By Gillette Children's

When and where

Date and time

Monday, April 24 · 7:50am - 3:20pm CDT


Minnesota History Center 345 West Kellogg Boulevard Saint Paul, MN 55102

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About this event

  • 7 hours 30 minutes
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The Inaugural Gillette Children's APP Pediatric Specialty Conference is a one-day event designed to educate, inspire, and celebrate the work of our specialty pediatric APPs. Our speakers will aim to address specific pediatric health concerns, share relevant patient cases, and offer best practices on how to manage the pediatric patient in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

This conference is targeted to advanced practice providers, registered nurses, and other interested pediatric health care professionals. Additionally, advanced practice nurse and physician assistant students, interested in pursuing a career in pediatrics, are invited to attend. However, all medical professionals are welcome to attend the conference.

Registration closes 04/16/2023.

See below for conference agenda.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: Cancellations received by 02/06/23 will be eligible for a full refund. Cancellations received between 02/07/23 and 03/27/23 will be eligible for a 50% refund. Cancellations received after 03/27/23 will not be eligible for a refund. All refunds issued will be less any applicable EventBrite registration fees and will be issued to the original payment method used to register for the conference.

If you have questions about this conference, please contact us by emailing cme@gillettechildrens.com.

Learning Objectives

After attending this conference, participants will be able to:

  • Explore up to date, evidence-based, approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of various pediatric health conditions.
  • Discuss patient specific cases with fellow pediatric colleagues and obtain the latest information on new treatments and innovations to inspire changes in your practice for best patient outcomes.
  • Evaluate and apply approaches to provider wellness.

Agenda (Subject to Change)

07:50 – 08:20 | Registration and Breakfast

08:20 – 09:00 | Keynote: Connecting Clinical Excellence and Provider Wellness

  • Andrea Bushaw, PhD, APRN, CPNP

09:00 – 09:20 | Seizures

  • Denise Leighty, PNP

09:20 – 09:50 | Pediatric Urology 

  • Caitlin Lingbeck, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC

09:50 – 10:10 | Audience Q&A

10:10 – 10:30 | Break

10:30 – 10:50 | Staying Ahead of the Curve: What's New in Scoliosis Management

  • Danielle Harding, PA-C, MPAS

10:50 – 11:20 | Female Athlete Triad in Adolescents and Teens

  • April Benoit, MS, APRN, CNP

11:20 – 11:40 | G-Tubes

  • Julie Mills, APRN, CNP-PC

11:40 – 12:10 | Cleft Lip / Palate

  • Martha McGrory, APRN, CNP

12:10 – 12:30 | Audience Q&A

12:30 – 01:10 | Lunch

01:10 – 01:40 | Hydrocephalus / Shunts

  • Amanda Seeley, PNP

01:40 – 02:00 | Wound Care

  • Jennifer Wilhelmy, CWCN, APRN, CNP

02:00 – 02:20 | Sedated Imaging

  • Tricia Rude, CRNA

02:20 – 02:40 | Public Health Update

  • Christine Lees, BSN, RN, MPH (Dakota County Public Health)

02:40 – 03:00 | Audience Q&A

03:00 – 03:20 | Conference Wrap Up

Gillette Children’s Planning Committee: Danielle Harding, PA-C | Megan Moffat, MS, APRN, CPNP | Sarah Hoyt, APRN, MSN, CPNP-PC, PHN | Jean Stansbury, APRN, CPNP, CHPPN | Julie Mills, APRN, CNP-PC | Melea Anderson, DNP, APRN, CNP, MBA

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Information

Credit Designation: 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ | 5.75 Contact/Clock Hours

Physicians: Gillette Children’s is accredited by the Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians and takes responsibility for the content, quality, and integrity of this educational activity.

Gillette Children’s designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: This activity is designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing (MNBON) continuing education requirements for 5.75 contact hours. It is the participant’s responsibility to ascertain if this activity meets the mandatory continuing education requirements of the licensing board under which they practice.

Others: This activity is worth a maximum of 5.75 clock hours. It is the responsibility of the individual to determine if this activity meets their professional requirements for continuing education credit.

Questions: If you have any questions regarding this CME activity, please contact us at cme@gillettechildrens.com.

Disclosure Statement: It is the policy of Gillette Children’s, in accordance with the Minnesota Medical Association (MMA), to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all CME activities. None of the planners or presenters of this educational activity have any relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

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