Live Courses

Title Banner Date Description
Current Sports Medicine Topics for Care of the Pediatric and Adolescent Athlete
Current Sports Medicine Topics for Care of the Pediatric and Adolescent Athlete Banner Friday, October 19, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:45 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This course will outline the use of evidence-based decision-making for physical therapists and athletic trainers, as well as the medical management of pediatric and adolescent sports injuries in the developing athlete.


Use of Human Milk and Breastfeeding Education for the NICU Nurse
Use of Human Milk and Breastfeeding Education for the NICU Nurse Banner Thursday, October 25, 2018 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM Roberts Center for Pediatric Research, Philadelphia, PA

Specialties: Nursing - Advanced Practice, Neonatology, Nursing, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

This one-day course will provide neonatal nurses with evidence-based nursing knowledge and application skills regarding research on human milk and breastfeeding for vulnerable infants.
Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes:
Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes: Banner Friday, October 26, 2018 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This one-day course will focus on chronic musculoskeletal pain syndromes in children and adolescents, which we refer to as amplified musculoskeletal pain syndrome (AMPS).
Your Heart and Your Future: Growing and Thriving with Congenital Heart Disease
Your Heart and Your Future: Growing and Thriving with Congenital Heart Disease Banner Saturday, October 27, 2018 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This conference is for adolescents and young adults aged 14- to 22-years-old with heart disease who will require lifelong cardiology care. Family members are also welcomed and encouraged to attend.


Developmental and Behavioral Health for the Pediatric Patient
Developmental and Behavioral Health for the Pediatric Patient Banner Tuesday, October 30, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This conference will address some of the leading developmental and behavioral health concerns pediatricians and primary care providers deal with on a daily basis: autism, ADHD/learning challenges, anxiety, depression, weight management and school problems.


This is Adolescence: Current Issues and Problems Affecting Adolescents
This is Adolescence: Current Issues and Problems Affecting Adolescents Banner Friday, November 2, 2018 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


To broaden nurses’ and other clinicians’ perspectives and knowledge of adolescents, while addressing the following topics: Eating disorders, Transition to adult care and much more.


Update on Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Update on Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Banner Saturday, November 3, 2018 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Children's Hosptial of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is pleased to announce the 15th Annual Update on Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. This half-day course is intended for pediatric ophthalmologists, pediatric healthcare providers, general ophthalmologists, optometrists, orthoptists, ophthalmic technicians and other specialists interested in pediatric ophthalmology.

General Information

The conference will be held on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in the Leonard and Madlyn Abramson Pediatric Research Center. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. As part of our ongoing green initiative, syllabus materials will not be distributed at the conference, but will be available online up to one week prior and two weeks following the conference.

Featuring:

David L. Guyton, MD | Zanvyl Krieger Professor of Pediatric OphthalmologyJohns Hopkins University

Jane C. Edmond, MD | Director, Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye InstituteChair, Department of Ophthalmology, Dell Medical School


Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has partnered with Wills Eye Hospital to present the Philadelphia Pediatric Ophthalmology Symposium Nov. 1 — 3, 2018. Other events include The Visiting Professor Lecture on Thursday, Nov., 2018 (Wills Eye Hospital) and the Joseph H. Calhoun, MD, Pediatric Ophthalmology Forum, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 (Wills Eye Hospital). Separate registration is required for the Wills Eye events: www.willseye.org/joseph-h-calhoun-md-pediatric-ophthalmology-forum/. For more information about the Wills Eye events: contact Vaughn E. Wurst at 215-440-3168 or vwurst@willseye.org.

35th Annual Innovations in Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Consensus, Controversy and the Cutting Edge
35th Annual Innovations in Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Consensus, Controversy and the Cutting Edge Banner Wednesday, November 7, 2018 7:00 AM - Friday, November 9, 2018 5:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This course will feature state-of-the-art teaching formats, including evidence-based lectures and simulation in procedural skills, resuscitation and diagnostic reasoning.
Neuroendocrinology Symposium
Neuroendocrinology Symposium Banner Friday, November 9, 2018 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This one-day program is targeted to endocrinologists, neuro-oncologists, radiologists, neurosurgeons, neuro-ophthalmologists, fellows, residents and nurse practitioners who evaluate or treat children with disease of the pituitary and hypothalamus. This program will highlight advances in diagnostics and therapy for children with conditions including pituitary tumors, diabetes insipidus, post-cancer growth hormone therapy and hypothalamic obesity. The program will include expert panels with Q&A.

16th Annual Topics Explored: Pediatric Surgical and Trauma Nursing Conference
16th Annual Topics Explored: Pediatric Surgical and Trauma Nursing Conference Banner Thursday, November 15, 2018 7:30 AM - Friday, November 16, 2018 4:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


NOW ACCEPTING POSTERS

SHARE YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE

The conference committee is looking for proposals that include current practices related to pediatric trauma or surgical nursing care. For example, clinical best practices, performance improvement projects, simulation, and new approaches to patient teaching, leadership or research. Don’t delay — take this opportunity to make new professional connections and share your expertise with our pediatric attendees. We invite you to submit your poster abstract.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED: Sept. 17, 2018

Neonatology and Critical Care Point-of-care Ultrasound Course
Neonatology and Critical Care Point-of-care Ultrasound Course Banner Saturday, November 17, 2018 7:00 AM - Sunday, November 18, 2018 4:30 PM Children's Hospial of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This course is focused on neonatal pediatric critical care point-of-care ultrasound. It is designed for neonatal, critical care and anesthesia providers with limited or basic knowledge of bedside ultrasonography.
Leadership and Education in Adolescent (LEAH): Interdisciplinary Collaboration Works!
Leadership and Education in Adolescent (LEAH): Interdisciplinary Collaboration Works! Banner Saturday, November 17, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:15 PM Chilsren's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphis, PA


This conference is intended for local and regional primary care physicians, psychologists, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, social workers, dietitians, and other healthcare providers specializing in family medicine, internal medicine, gynecology, pediatrics and psychiatry.


Nursing Professional Development Conference: Creating Successful Outcomes
Nursing Professional Development Conference: Creating Successful Outcomes Banner Thursday, November 29, 2018 7:00 AM - 4:35 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


Providing effective education for nurses in the current healthcare climate can be challenging.  Nursing Professional Development is a dynamic field which must respond to the ever changing education needs of nurses throughout their career.  High quality professional development opportunities promote quality patient care and provide nurses with the knowledge and skills that they need to be successful and confident in their work.

This one-day conference is directed toward novice and experienced nursing professional development specialists, nurse planners. clinical educators, orientation coordinators, preceptors, and nurses interested in education and professional development. It provides an opportunity to enhance your ability to transition new nurses to practice, design effective orientation programs, engage learners, and measure outcomes.

Don’t miss our keynote Donna Wright MS, RN who will speak on competency and accountability of staff and educators!

Abstract Submission Deadline: September 30, 2018

Integrative Health Symposium: Approaches to Pediatric Pain Management
Integrative Health Symposium: Approaches to Pediatric Pain Management Banner Friday, November 30, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This one-day symposium will offer healthcare practitioners a review of the evidence and research on integrative health practices for pediatric pain management and their application in the clinical setting.


Third Biennial ROP Update 2018: National, International and Multidisciplinary Perspectives
Third Biennial ROP Update 2018: National, International and Multidisciplinary Perspectives Banner Friday, December 7, 2018 8:00 AM - Saturday, December 8, 2018 5:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


The course is intended for pediatric ophthalmologists, general ophthalmologists, neonatologists, orthoptists, optometrists, ophthalmic technicians and other healthcare professionals interested in retinopathy of prematurity.
Cardiology 2019: Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiology 2019: Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease Banner Wednesday, February 13, 2019 8:00 AM - Sunday, February 17, 2019 1:00 PM Huntington Beach, CA

John M. Templeton Jr. Pediatric Trauma Symposium
John M. Templeton Jr. Pediatric Trauma Symposium Banner Friday, March 1, 2019 7:30 AM - Saturday, March 2, 2019 3:30 PM Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA


Trauma is the leading cause of childhood death and disability. However, pediatric trauma care continues to provide significant and unique challenges. This two-day symposium will provide the healthcare practitioner with up-to-date clinical information for the management of injured children.


Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Chronic Lung Disease Conference
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Chronic Lung Disease Conference Banner Wednesday, March 13, 2019 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This multidisciplinary course is intended for physicians, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, nurses, respiratory therapists and other members of the healthcare team such as occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech-language pathologists, dietitians and social workers who provide care for patients with CLD/BPD and their families. This course will explore the pathophysiology, current research and key aspects of the management of severe CLD, including diagnostic and treatment options. This course will also discuss the long-term needs of infants with severe CLD, highlighting the chronic nature of this illness extending beyond the neonatal period. 

DISCLOSURE WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON

Third Annual Personalized IBD and VEO-IBD: Genomics, Microbiome, Biologics and Beyond
Third Annual Personalized IBD and VEO-IBD: Genomics, Microbiome, Biologics and Beyond Banner Friday, April 5, 2019 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This one-day course is designed to present the latest developments in research and clinical care for very-early-onset inflammatory bowel disease (VEO-IBD) and pediatric IBD.


Practical Approaches to Pediatric Dermatology in Primary Care
Practical Approaches to Pediatric Dermatology in Primary Care Banner Friday, April 12, 2019 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


The Section of Pediatric Dermatology of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia announces a course on pediatric skin disorders oriented toward primary care clinicians. This will be the seventh biannual conference. The 2019 one-day course registration fee includes registration materials, continental breakfast, lunch, breaks and parking. The course is intended for practicing primary care clinicians who care for children including, but not limited to, pediatricians, family practitioners, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, physicians-in-training and other allied healthcare professionals. Other specialists are welcome to attend. Participants will receive current information on dermatologic disorders in neonates, children and adolescents.

Highlights of the course include:

- Updated information on pediatric skin diseases

- Workshops, including more in-depth interactive sessions with experts in pediatric dermatology

- Live patient viewing and discussion

Best Practices in Pediatric Emergency Nursing
Best Practices in Pediatric Emergency Nursing Banner Monday, May 6, 2019 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This program will provide the emergency nurse with the most up-to-date information on a variety of pediatric emergencies. Refresh your knowledge through didactic and hands-on sessions, integrating evidence-based practice into safe clinical care.
16th Annual Neonatal Nursing Symposium
16th Annual Neonatal Nursing Symposium Banner Thursday, May 9, 2019 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Children's Hosptial of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This one-day program will provide neonatal nurses with the most up-to-date information on a variety of complex physiological and developmental neonatal issues. Research and technology are consistently expanding, and this program will review some of the latest therapies used to care for sick neonates.
20th Annual CHOP APP Conference
20th Annual CHOP APP Conference Banner Monday, May 13, 2019 8:00 AM - Tuesday, May 14, 2019 4:00 PM The Union League of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


Please note: the days are different from past conferences.
When Children Won’t Eat: Picky Eaters Versus Problem Feeders: Assessment and Treatment Using the SOS Approach to Feeding
When Children Won’t Eat: Picky Eaters Versus Problem Feeders: Assessment and Treatment Using the SOS Approach to Feeding Banner Tuesday, May 14, 2019 8:00 AM - Friday, May 17, 2019 3:15 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


The Sequential Oral Sensory (S.O.S) Approach to Feeding workshop is a trans- disciplinary program for assessing and treating children with feeding difficulties and weight/growth problems from birth to 18 years.
Complex Immune Dysregulation Syndromes: Discovery, Diagnosis and Treatment
Complex Immune Dysregulation Syndromes: Discovery, Diagnosis and Treatment Banner Friday, June 7, 2019 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


 

A symposium hosted by the CHOP Multidisciplinary Immune Dysregulation Team for clinicians, researchers and those who care for patients with complex multiorgan immune diseases.


Deciphering Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome
Deciphering Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome Banner Friday, July 19, 2019 5:00 PM - Sunday, July 21, 2019 3:00 PM Children"s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This course is intended for practicing clinicians who care for children, including, but not limited to, pediatricians, family practitioners, general practitioners, genetic counselors, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, physicians-in-training and other allied healthcare professionals.