Live Courses

Title Banner Date Description
39th Annual David W. Smith Workshop on Malformations and Morphogenesis
39th Annual David W. Smith Workshop on Malformations and Morphogenesis Banner Friday, August 24, 2018 7:00 AM - Wednesday, August 29, 2018 5:00 PM Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, Alberta, Canada


Themes for this year’s meeting include:

  • Phenotypes and phenotyping of known, novel and emerging syndromes
  • Treatment
  • Epigenetics and chromatin disorders
  • Placenta
  • Gene-environment interaction

We have invited a group of excellent speakers to lead each of these topics. We look forward to receiving your submissions.


Transport of the Pediatric and Neonatal Patient
Transport of the Pediatric and Neonatal Patient Banner Monday, September 24, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This one-day conference will provide a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to clinical issues related to neonatal and pediatric transport.
Helping Babies Breathe® 2nd Edition Master Trainer Course
Helping Babies Breathe® 2nd Edition Master Trainer Course Banner Thursday, October 4, 2018 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This one-day Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) Master Trainer Course, 2ndedition, is designed to provide participants with neonatal resuscitation skills and prepare them to train others in the initial steps of neonatal resuscitation.
10th ANNUAL PEDIATRIC GLOBAL HEALTH CONFERENCE - Innovate, Collaborate and Transform: Optimizing Education in Global Health
10th ANNUAL PEDIATRIC GLOBAL HEALTH CONFERENCE - Innovate, Collaborate and Transform: Optimizing Education in Global Health Banner Friday, October 5, 2018 7:30 AM - Saturday, October 6, 2018 5:00 PM Philadelphia, PA


The purpose of the conference is to explore the importance of education in pediatric global health to promote sustainable access to quality care for children worldwide


Advances in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Advances in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Banner Wednesday, October 10, 2018 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This one-day program will provide neonatologists and neonatal healthcare providers with the most up-to-date information on a variety of complex physiologic issues in neonatology.
Practical Review for the Clinician: Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases
Practical Review for the Clinician: Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases Banner Friday, October 12, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


The primary care provider for children frequently faces challenges in the diagnosis and management of allergic, immunologic and infectious disorders.
Keeping Kids with Diabetes Safe: A Workshop for Nurses Who Care for Kids In School and Community Settings
Keeping Kids with Diabetes Safe: A Workshop for Nurses Who Care for Kids In School and Community Settings Banner Saturday, October 13, 2018 7:00 AM - 1:45 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This course is designed to provide a solid foundation in current diabetes management for nurses who provide care to children in schools, homecare settings, primary care offices and behavioral health settings.
Caring for Children with Diabetes in the Community: Equipping Caregivers
Saturday, October 13, 2018 8:00 AM - 1:45 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


The Diabetes Center for Children at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is offering a workshop for non-healthcare professionals who have children with diabetes in their care.
Advanced Congenital Cardiac Morphology
Advanced Congenital Cardiac Morphology Banner Sunday, October 14, 2018 8:00 AM - Thursday, October 18, 2018 5:00 PM Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This five-day course is a comprehensive examination of the morphology of congenital heart disease, led by Paul M. Weinberg, MD, FAAP, FACC, renowned cardiac morphologist.
11th Annual Friedreich’s Ataxia Symposium
11th Annual Friedreich’s Ataxia Symposium Banner Monday, October 15, 2018 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM Crowne Plaza Valley Forge, King of Prussia, PA


This one-day symposium providing patients and families with up-to-date clinical information on therapeutic approaches and current research being conducted in the field of Friedreich’s ataxia
The Use of Human Milk and Breastfeeding Education for the NICU Nurse
The 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.
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 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 - 4:00 PM Children's Hosptial of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


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: Friday, Sept. 7, 2018

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 1, 2018

Second Annual Integrative Health Symposium: Approaches to Pediatric Pain Management
Second Annual Integrative Health Symposium: Approaches to Pediatric Pain Management Banner Friday, November 30, 2018 7:00 AM - 5:00 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 Thursday, December 6, 2018 6:00 PM - Saturday, December 8, 2018 12:30 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 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Union League of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


This one-day program is intended for the multidisciplinary team: physicians, nurses, pharmacists, respiratory therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech pathologists, social workers and dietitians who provide care for patients with CLD/BPD.
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.