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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
2016 Endocrine for Pediatric Primary Care ConferenceCook Children's and the Human Growth Foundation invites you to an educational program for primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, and nurses caring for patients with endocrine issues. Objectives: 1.
2016 Pediatric Trauma WorkshopThe 2016 Pediatric Trauma Workshop will focus on how to recognize the components that affect the pediatric patient’s response to trauma as well as discussing specific complex trauma cases.
2016 Pediatric Trauma Workshop WEBCASTThe 2016 Pediatric Trauma Workshop will focus on how to recognize the components that affect the pediatric patient’s response to trauma as well as discussing specific complex trauma cases.
Auditory Processing Disorders in Children: Evaluation and InterventionThe course will review protocols for audiological and speech-language pathology protocols for evaluating children with auditory processing disorders and discuss how to use test results to determine appropriate management.
Auditory Processing Disorders in Children: Evaluation and Intervention Web CastThe course will review protocols for audiological and speech-language pathology protocols for evaluating children with auditory processing disorders and discuss how to use test results to determine appropriate management.
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.
Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider CourseThis two-day course includes a comprehensive curriculum designed to provide nurses with the knowledge base needed to safely care for children and adolescents receiving chemotherapy. Participants must bring a copy of their RN license number.
CPHON Preparation CourseThe course prepares Hematology/Oncology nurses for successful testing of the Certified Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (CPHON) exam.
Grand Rounds - Neonatal False Positives and NegativesDr. Basinger will review typical presentations of metabolic disorders in case format.    Learning Objecitves: 1. Describe the expanded newborn screening (NBS) process from blood spot to diagnosis 2.
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.
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Skills Simulation SessionOverview: Simulation and debriefing is now a required component of the Neonatal Resuscitation Program.
NO GRAND ROUNDS- August 23, 2016There will be no Grand Rounds in August 23, 2016.  The Hochberer Auditorium will be closed for maintenance and upgrades. We will reconvene Tuesday August 30, 2016.
Stem Cell Transplant WorkshopThis workshop educates nurses on these topics related to stem cell transplants. Objectives: Define stem cell transplant, types of transplants and diseases treated by transplant.
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