Pediatric & neonatal clinical education
Specialized education for health professionals (also known as PediNet)
To improve the care of children in the Pacific Northwest, Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel offers pediatric and neonatal outreach and clinical education. We develop programs with our physicians and professional clinical staff to offer health care providers specialized education to meet their needs. Courses are available at Randall Children's Hospital and other locations upon request.
Save the Date - April 15-16, 2021
The Swanman Perinatal Conference presents two days of lectures and discussions on current perinatal topics. This conference is held in honor of the first nursing director at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Miss Alice Swanman and features nationally recognized speakers, known for both their expertise in clinical management and contributions to perinatal knowledge.
Save the Date - May 7, 2021
This one-day conference is designed to provide health care providers with the latest information on pediatric emergency and critical care. Participants will gain practical knowledge from experts in the care of acutely ill and injured children.
2020 EVENT CANCELLED
Save the Date - August 20, 2021!
This conference is designed to provide nurses and caregivers practicing in a school setting with the latest information on pediatric care. Participants will gain practical knowledge from expert providers in the care of ill and medically fragile children.
2020 DATE CANCELLED
Save the Date - September 17, 2021
This conference provides state-of-the-art updates in pediatric care. Participants will gain practical knowledge from the multidisciplinary faculty via lectures, case presentations and literature reviews on current information for a variety of conditions affecting children and adolescents.
Date: October 8, 2020
This biannual forum for pediatric behavioral health clinicians presents the latest information on caring for children and adolescents with chronic diseases.
The goal of the PALS course is to aid pediatric health care providers in developing the knowledge and skills necessary to efficiently and effectively manage critically ill infants and children. Skills taught include recognition and treatment of infants and children at risk for cardiopulmonary arrest, the systematic approach to pediatric assessment, effective respiratory management, defibrillation and synchronized cardioversion, fluid bolus administration and effective resuscitation team dynamics.
In this classroom-based, instructor-led course, students learn how to use a systematic approach to quickly assess, recognize the cause and stabilize a pediatric patient in an emergency situation. During PEARS training, students interact with real patient cases and realistic simulations and animations to assess and stabilize pediatric patients experiencing respiratory and shock emergencies and cardiopulmonary arrest. PEARS prepares students to provide appropriate lifesaving interventions within the initial minutes of response until a child can be transferred to an advanced life support provider.
This course is designed to provide health care providers at all practice levels with the latest information from child life specialists. We will cover how to help pediatric patients and families feel more comfortable and in control of their health care experience in any practice setting.
The NRP course offers an algorithm-based approach to the immediate care and resuscitation of the stressed or sick neonate. Upon completion, participants will gain the knowledge and skills for neonatal resuscitation.
This four-hour course for the pediatric acute care nurse provides an overview of the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system and a review of respiratory deficits and why mechanical ventilation is needed. An overview of home ventilators, tracheostomy tubes, oxygenation, humidification and suctioning is provided. Hands-on practice with equipment is included.
The Playground discusses the unique challenges pediatric patients pose to emergency medical services (EMS) responders. These events are open and free to all EMS responders and are appropriate for everyone from EMR to CCEMTP.
There are multiple opportunities each month to participate in Grand Rounds at Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel.
The S.T.A.B.L.E. Learner Course is designed to provide health care professionals with knowledge specific to stabilizing neonates during the post-resuscitation/ pre-transport stabilization period. The mnemonic S.T.A.B.L.E. was designed to help providers remember the actions required to stabilize an infant
The S.T.A.B.L.E. Physical Exam and Gestational Age Assessment supplements the S.T.A.B.L.E. Learner Course. Numerous photos, illustrations and animations make difficult concepts easy to understand. This assessment is highly visual, unique and based on the revised Ballard exam.
In addition to the conferences and courses listed in our calendar, we travel throughout the region to provide education as well. Any of our certification courses or classes can be held at your location. We can also create a customized experience that specifically addresses the pediatric and neonatal educational needs of your health care providers. Our goal is to offer professional development programs that give attendees of all provider levels a richly educational experience at an affordable price point. Please reach out to us.
Education offerings cover a range of topics to help keep you up-to-date on the latest research, practice guidelines and technology to better serve your patients. We bring the speaker and topic of choice to your clinic.
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