Essentials of Healthcare Conference
Wednesday, October 8
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Grand Valley State University Eberhard Center
301 West Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Deadline to register and for cancellations is September 26.
Description and Objective
Helen DeVos Children's Hospital is pleased to offer this exciting educational opportunity for neonatal and pediatric nurses, respiratory therapists, child life specialists and social workers. Join us for a day of informative, evidence-based presentations and discussions around providing care for infants and children in the acute, critical, emergency, surgical and community setting.
Stefan J. Friedrichsdorf, MD, FAAP
Medical Director, Department of Pain Medicine, Palliative Care & Integrative Medicine, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School
Topics and Presenters
Help Me Say Goodbye: Supporting Children at the Time of a Death - Elizabeth Ayoub, CCLS, Certified Child Life Specialist, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital
New Strategies in Neonatal and Pediatric Ventilation - Robert Fitzgerald, MD, Pediatric Intensivist, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital
Teen Suicide… If Doesn’t Have to End Like This - Lisa Lowery, MD, Adolescent Medicine, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital
Current Topics in Trauma and Injury Prevention - Todd Nickoles, RN, BSN, CCRN, CEN, Manager, Pediatric Trauma and Injury Prevention, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital
Blood Management: Treating Anemia in Pediatric Patients - David Sterken, MN, CPNP, Nurse Practitioner, Blood Management, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital
Role of 3D Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease - Joseph Vettukattil, BSC, MBBS, MD, DNB, FRCPCH, FRCP, CCST, Pedatric Cardiologist, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital
Privacy, Compliance and Social Media - Leah Voigt, JD, MPH, Senior Counsel, Spectrum Health System
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome - Corey Waller, MD, MS FACEP, ABAM, Center for Integrative Medicine, Spectrum Health
For questions or more information, contact Kelli VanZweden at 616.267.0021 or email@example.com.