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Getting to the Heart of it All… Pediatric Cardiac Care

Getting to the Heart of it All… Pediatric Cardiac Care

Monday, May 7, 2018

Austen Simulation Center for Safety and Reliability
47 North Main St.
Akron, OH 44308

Program Overview
This program has been designed to benefit all facets of the healthcare team.

Target Audience
Any healthcare professional involved in pediatric care.

Continuing Education Units
Akron Children’s Hospital (OH-324 08/01/19) 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 percent 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.

Address and Parking
Austen Simulation Center for Safety and Reliability is located at 47 North Main St., Akron, OH 44308. Free, onsite parking is available.

There is no fee to attend this conference, but registration is required. Seating is limited to 120. The registration deadline is April 30, 2018. To register, email the following information to Cheryl Eldreth at
• Name

• Phone

• Title 

• E-mail address

• Organization

Additional Information
If you have special dietary needs or questions about the conference, please contact Cheryl Eldreth at 330-543-3206.

Conference Agenda  •  Monday, May 7, 2018

7:30 - 8 a.m.  Registration

8 - 8:15 a.m.  Welcome

8:15 - 8:30 a.m.  Austen Simulation Center
Overview  Kristine Nagy, RN, BSN

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.  Pediatric Heart, What Can Go Wrong
Patricia Raimer, MD

9:30 - 9:45 a.m.  Break

9:45 - 11:15 a.m.  Morning Breakout Session*

11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Lunch

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.  Afternoon Breakout Session*

1:30 - 1:45 p.m.  Break

1:45 - 3 p.m.  Simulation Case

3 - 3:15 p.m.  Evaluation

*All attendees will rotate in each of the 5 breakout sessions.
Session 1 Pharmacology Ryan Nofziger, MD, FAAP
Session 2 Pediatric Airway Michael T. Bigham, MD, FAAP
Session 3 Vascular Access Holly Luzader, RN, MSN
Session 4 Physiology Patricia Raimer, MD
Session 5 Mini Simulation Akron Children’s Transport Team


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