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Professional courses

Professional CoursesCook Children's fosters continued growth of great physicians, nurses and other health care professionals through continuing education on a variety of health care topics.

Educational events, such as weekly pediatric Grand Rounds and specialty conferences, offer health care professionals opportunities to learn from experts in pediatric health care and receive continuing education at the same time.

Our professional education programs also offer certification and recertification courses in all American Heart Association courses such as Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. We also offer certification courses for trauma nurses, emergency nurses, and chemotherapy providers.

Grand Rounds video library

Through our Grand Rounds video library, Cook Children's provides busy health care professionals an opportunity to receive current information on a variety of health care topics when and where it is convenient. These informational offerings are recorded from the Tuesday Grand Rounds and provide all heath care professionals an opportunity to learn from experts in pediatric health care.

Courses, conferences and symposiums

CourseDescription
1st Annual Facility Dog Program Summit The purpose of this summit is to bring together current and potential facility dog handlers and program administrators to share ideas on best practice, discuss questions and challenges, and present the work that is being done in children’s
Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN) Preparation CourseThis course helps prepare qualified nurses for the computerized Certified Pediatric Nurse examination. To offer the best learning opportunity, we strongly encourage participants to study prior to attending the preparation course.
Child Life Disaster Relief Volunteer WorkshopThis event provides Certified Child Life Specialists with the necessary training to become a volunteer with Children's Disaster Services.
Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC)This course teaches participants to accurately assess the pediatric patient with an acute injury or illness through lecture and hands-on training.
Grand Rounds - Bone Health and Disorders in PediatricsAttendees will gain knowledge of bone biology and health, differentiation between rickets and osteoporosis, select bone disorders, diagnostic assessment of bone health, and symptomatic treatments for bone disorders.
HeartCode ACLS ProviderAdvanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) is higher-level course that emphasizes the significance of basic life support (BLS), highlights team dynamics, communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care.
HeartCode BLS Healthcare ProviderBasic Life Support (BLS) is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize severe life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.
HeartCode PALS (Part 1 and 2)Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is an advanced course using a scenario-based, team approach to teach pediatric emergency respiratory management, recognition and treatment of shock and/or cardiac arrest.
HeartCode PALS Part 2 Skills Session ONLYCompletion of AHA PALS Part 1 (online course) is mandatory before taking Part 2 (skills check-off), and you must take Part 2 within 60 days of completing Part 1. Keep this in mind as you register for a Part 2 Skills Session.
Information Only - Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: From Bedside to Bench and Back AgainDr. Northrup will address clinical findings , molecular mechanisms and therapeutic options for patients with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex.
March School Nurse Webcast: GI Issues in the School Setting Join Lori Thompson, DNP, RN, CPNP for a one hour program designed to enhance the knowledge of the school nurse in the area of gastrointestinal (GI) conditions that may occur in the primary and secondary school age population.
NRP 7th Edition Provider CourseOverview:   The Neonatal Resuscitation Program® (NRP) is an educational program that introduces the concepts and basic skills of neonatal resuscitation.
NRP 7th Edition Provider Part 2 Skills and Simulation Session ONLYThe Certificate of Completion for the 7th Edition NRP Provider online Part 1 examinations and eSimulation cases must be presented before the NRP Skills and Simulation session.
Redefining Our Role: Responsive Feeding Therapy for the Young ChildOur speaker, Jenny McGlothlin, MS, CCC-SLP, is co-author of Healing Your Child with Extreme Picky Eating:  A Step-by-Step Guide to Overcoming Selective Eating, Food Aversions, and Feeding Disorders.
Redefining Our Role: Responsive Feeding Therapy for the Young Child - WEB OPTIONWEB OPTION is only for participants who live outside a 60 mile radius of Fort Worth, TX.
Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)This international two-day course teaches participants to recognize significant yet subtle changes in the trauma patient. Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC Provider) is a 17.
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