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Community Courses

Community EducationThe Education Department embraces Cook Children's vision of improving the health and well being of every child.

We understand that the more the community knows about child health and safety, the better the lives of children who live in that community. That's why Cook Children's University offers community courses for parents, family members, child care workers and others.

Event list:

CourseDescription
2016 Child Life WorkshopThe Child Life Workshop is an introductory workshop to learn more about the role of a child life specialist.
2016 Pediatric Anesthesia Conference Cook Children’s Department of Anesthesia invites you to attend our 2016 clinical conference designed to address commonly encountered issues and complications in pediatric surgical cases in an effort to improve the quality of care.
2016 School Nurse Webcast: DiabetesThis webcast is designed to enhance the knowledge of school nurses in the area of diabetes in the school setting by addressing insulin onset, peak, and duration, sick day rules for diabetes, criteria for sending students home for diabe
Asthma EducationLearn more about your child's asthma and how to manage it. In this class, we will review asthma symptoms, triggers, and medication, and go over the home management plan of care. Registrations must be received at least 3 days prior to class.
Family & Friends CPRAHA’s video-based, classroom Family & Friends CPR Course teaches adult Hands-Only® CPR, adult AED use, child CPR and AED use, and infant CPR. This course also teaches how to relieve choking in an adult, child or infant.
Heartsaver CPR AED - ClassroomHeartsaver CPR AED is a classroom-based course utilizing AHA instructors and videos, with skills practice and validation.
Managing Hypoxic Brain Injury in the Neonate: Making Every Minute CountCook Children's invites you to participate in a FREE training conference for physicians, nurses, and respiratory therapists caring for newborns during labor, delivery, and the immediate hours following.
Teaching Social Thinking to Early Learners Through Stories and Play Based ActivitiesThis conference day introduces professionals and parents to the many important facets of development that underlie social learning in preschool and early elementary aged children.
What Does Play Have to Do with Classroom Learning? Exploring Social Executive Functioning and Social Emotional Learning for Early Learners: Pre-K - 2On this conference day we will teach how to move from the five basic Social Thinking lesson sets in The Incredible Flexible You Volume 1, our early learner curriculum, story books and music CD to the more complex lessons presented in Volume 2 (to be
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