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APRN/PA Pediatric Updates in Clinical Practice (Virtual Conference)

APRN/PA Pediatric Updates in Clinical Practice

Who Should Attend? Nurse practitioners, nurse anesthetists, clinical nurse specialists, physician assistants, physicians, registered nurses and other professionals who work with children will benefit from attending this conference. Continuing Education. This program is pending 7.0 AAPA Category 1 credits for the Physician Assistant Review panel and 7.0 contact hours of CE with a potential for an additional 0.5 - 1.0 credits for poster presentations. Akron Children’s Hospital 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. Providers should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Note: The CE/CME evaluation will be available until Aug. 15, 2021 via CME Tracker. At the closure of this period, no CE/CME will be awarded.

Live Stream and On Demand

Creating a Safe Space for all Patients and Staff

Ken Ditlevson, Director LGBTQ+ Center Kent State University

Join the live stream Wednesday, May 19 from 8 – 9:30 a.m.

(Video of the talk will be posted here after the event).


Grief in the Workplace. Presenter: Cassandra Hirsh, DO

Infectious Disease: COVID-10 and its Effects on the Health Care System. Presenter: Scott Pangonis, MD

Common Orthopedic Sports Injuries. Presenter: John Polousky, MD

Physician Assistants as Advanced Practice Providers in Neonatology


Poster Presentations:


Use of Yoga in the Treatment of Anxiety for Children and Adolescents

Don't Poke Me

Leveraging the EMR to Create a Standardized Process for Tracking APP Clinical Privileges

Still to come:

  • Mental Health Super Session Presenter: Laura Markley, MD and Michael Redovian, MD
  • Genetics for the Non-Geneticist Presenter: Bruce H. Cohen, MD