This program has been designed to benefit all facets of the health care team.
Any healthcare professional involved in pediatric care.
Continuing Education Units
Akron Children’s Hospital (OH-234 08/01/13) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Attendance of at least 80% of the lecture and submission of a completed evaluation form are required. Contact hours are pending approval.
Food and Refreshments
Continental breakfast, lunch and conference materials
will be provided. If you have special dietary needs, please contact Cheryl Eldreth in Transport Services at
Directions and Parking
For directions and parking information, visit www.akronchildrens.org. Parking will be the responsibility of the attendee.
There is no fee to attend this conference, but registration is required. Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch and conference materials. The registration deadline is Nov. 8. To register, email the following information to Cheryl Eldreth at
• E-mail address
|7:30 – 8 a.m.||Registration|
|8 – 8:15 a.m.||Welcome Introduction|
|8:15 – 9:15 a.m.|| Pediatric Shock |
Christopher Page-Goertz, MD
|9:15 – 10:15 a.m.|| Unmasking Pediatric Heart Disease |
Kimberly Baker, DO
|10:15 – 10:30 a.m.||Break|
|10:30 – 11:30 a.m.|| Sometimes Things are Heavier Than You Think |
Melissa Williams, RN
|11:30 – 12:30 p.m.||Lunch|
|12:30 – 1:30 p.m.|| Emergency Care for Pediatric Patients with an Artificial Airway |
Mary Uher, RRT
|1:30 – 1:45 p.m.||Break|
|1:45 – 2:45 p.m.|| Pediatric Drowning and Near Drowning: What Matters in Resuscitation |
Michael T. Bigham, MD, FAAP
|2:45 – 3 p.m.||Evaluation|
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