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Fostering the continued growth of great physicians, nurses and other health care professionals through continuing education on a variety of health care topics.

2017 Endocrine for Pediatric Primary Care ConferenceCook Children's in joint collaboration with the Human Growth Foundation invites you to an educational program for primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, and nurses caring for patients with endocrine issues.Online Registration
2017 Pediatric Cardiovascular SymposiumAn educational program for nurses, respiratory therapists and allied health professionals caring for patients with cardiovascular issues.Online Registration
2017 Pediatric Cardiovascular Symposium (Students)An educational program for nurses, respiratory therapists and allied health professionals caring for patients with cardiovascular issues.Online Registration
2017 Pediatric Cardiovascular Symposium (Webcast)An educational program for nurses, respiratory therapists and allied health professionals caring for patients with cardiovascular issues.Online Registration
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.Online Registration
CPHON Preparation CourseThe course prepares Hematology/Oncology nurses for successful testing of the Certified Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (CPHON) exam.Online Registration
Developing Speech through Listening for Children with Hearing Loss: Developmental and Remedial Therapies Workshop Description This one-day workshop will focus on developing speech through listening for early identified and early-amplified children with hearing loss.Online Registration
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.Select Course
Grand Rounds - Differences in Sexual Differentiation (DSD)Attendees will increase knowledge differences in sexual differentiation including sexual orientation, gender identity, pathophysiology of differentiation, and examination of a newborn with DSD.Online Registration
Grand Rounds - Fetal Surgery 2017: Current Indications and InnovationsAttendees will increase knowledge of current indications and innovations in fetal surgery including practical challenges and ethical considerations.Online Registration
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.Select Course
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.Select Course
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.Select Course
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.Select Course
Information Only - Adult Congenital Heart Disease: What Happens to My Patients When They Grow Up?Dr.Online Registration
Information Only - Advances In Pediatric Food AllergyAttendees will gain knowledge of the history, diagnostic tests and recent advances in the treatment of food allergies. Learning Objectives: 1.Online Registration
Information Only - 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.Online Registration
Information Only - Cholesterol Screening in Children and Young Adults: Where are we going?Attendees will gain knowledge of the role of hypercholesterolemia in cardiovascular disease, current recommendations for cholesterol screening, appropriate ages and suitable methods of cholesterol screening, and why physicians do not follow clinOnline Registration
Information Only - Creativity and Innovation in Medicine: How can we make Cooks Children's even better?Dr. Byun will present on how practitioners can be more creative within the parameters of their field in relation to patients' needs. Learning Objectives: 1.Online Registration
Information Only - Formalizing Antimicrobial StewardshipAttendees will gain knowledge of national efforts to encourage formal antimicrobial stewardship, examine a stewartship program and a multi-faceted partnership and leadership plan for future antimicrobial stewartship efforts.Online Registration
Information Only - Multi-Faith Perspectives on Fertility PreservationAttendees will gain knowledge of fertility preservation on religious grounds, primary beliefs held by different religions including Catholicism, Islam, and Judaism, and appropriate opportunites for Pastoral Care to be involved.Online Registration
Information Only - Pediatric Feeding Problems: The Causes, Issues, and When to ReferMs. McGlothlin will discuss normal oral motor/feeding development within the first two years of life, feeding red flags for all children, and  the differences between typical and abnormal feeding behaviors and when to refer to a specialist.Online Registration
Information Only - Sit...Stay...PLAY! The Therapeutic Value of our DogsDr. Coffman, Ms. Koss and Ms. Marco will discuss scientific and anecdotal evidence of the therapeutic value of facility dogs, how it enhances clinical practice, and utilization of facility dogs to the maximum therapeutic benefit.Online Registration
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.Online Registration
Information Only - What We Can Learn from Adverse Event Investigation to Improve Patient SafetyDr. Diller will present on the National Patient Safety standards and ways to improve patient safety methods.  Learning Objectives: Describe the National Patient Safety perspective on Adverse Event Investigation.Online Registration
Information Only- Advance Care Planning with Adolescents and Young Adults with Chronic Medical Conditions: Challenges, Tools, and TechniquesDr. Heath will gain new knowledge regarding the importance of communicating with adolescents and you adults about end of life and advanced care planning that may impact quality of life for adolescents and young adults with cancer.Online Registration
NeoHeart: Cardiovascular Management of the Neonate With the constant ever changing advancements in neonatal cardiac care, an inter-disciplinary team with clear and open communication is essential.Online Registration
NRP 7th Edition Provider CourseOverview:   The Neonatal Resuscitation Program® (NRP) is an educational program that introduces the concepts and basic skills of neonatal resuscitation.Select Course
Ongoing Assessment that Informs AAC Intervention Planning and DevelopmentDetermining levels of augmentative or alternative communicative competence through ongoing AAC assessment is important in providing guidance for intervention that leads to increased communicative competence rather than arbitrary goal attainment.Online Registration
Ongoing Assessment that Informs AAC Intervention Planning and Development - WEB OPTION FOR DISTANCE PARTICIPANTSWeb stream option is only available to those participants who live more than 60 miles outside of Fort Worth, Texas. The web stream is live. There will not be a recorded version available.Online Registration
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.Online Registration
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.Select Course
WEB OPTION - Developing Speech through Listening for Children with Hearing Loss: Developmental and Remedial Therapies WEB OPTION: The web option is only for participants who live more than 60 miles from Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas.Online Registration