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Professional courses

Professional CoursesCook Children's fosters continued growth of great physicians, nurses and other health care professionals through continuing education on a variety of health care topics.

Educational events, such as weekly Grand Rounds and annual conferences, offer health care professionals opportunities to learn from experts in pediatric health care and receive continuing medical education or continuing nursing education hours at the same time.

Our professional education programs also offer certification and recertification courses in all American Heart Association courses such as Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. We also offer certification courses for trauma nurses, emergency nurses, and chemotherapy providers.

To view event information, dates, or to register for any of the professional courses listed below, click the name of the course in the left column.

Video Grand Rounds

Through Video Grand Rounds, Cook Children's provides busy physicians an opportunity to receive continuing medical education on a variety of health care topics when and where it is convenient. These educational offerings are recorded from the Tuesday grand rounds and provide all heath care professionals an opportunity to learn from experts in pediatric health care and receive continuing medical education credit at the same time.

Distance learning

Cook Children’s offers distance learning for students and school nurses. These video conferences and webcasts assist educators in providing timely information to students in our community about safety and help children understand what to expect if they come to our emergency or surgery departments. School nurses can also participate in webcasts on topics of special interest to them and receive continuing nursing education credits.

Professional education courses

 
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CourseDescription
2014 Pediatrics Conference: Case-based learningThe 2014 Pediatrics Conference: Case-based learning will focus on providing up to date information regarding some of the most commonly encountered issues faced by pediatric primary care providers.
Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN) Prep CourseWith interactive presentations, this course helps prepare qualified nurses for the computerized Certified Pediatric Nurse examination .
Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider CourseA comprehensive curriculum designed to provide nurses with the knowledge base needed to safely care for children and adolescents receiving chemotherapy. Participants may qualify for the APHON Pediatric Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider card.
CPHON Preparation CourseThe course prepares Hematology/Oncology nurses for successful testing of the Certified Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (CPHON) exam.  The nurse gains understanding of the complex treatment modalities utilized in pediatric hematology/oncology patients.
Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC)This course teaches participants to recognize the ill or injured child and identify significant yet subtle changes in the less acute child. This is a two-day course, using the new 4th edition ENPC manual.
Emergency Pediatric Course (EPC)This two-day, on-campus course focuses on the care of sick and injured children, addressing a full spectrum of emergency illnesses, injuries and scenarios that an EMS provider might encounter. 
Emergency Pediatric Course (EPC):HybridThis is a one-day course is to follow your completion of the online course. This course focuses on the care of sick and injured children, addressing a full spectrum of emergency illnesses, injuries and scenarios that an EMS provider might encounter.
Grand Rounds: Early Assessment and Management of Severe SepsisDr. Gelvez will explain the use of the new sepsis scoring tool and standard sepsis protocol in the early assessment and management of severe sepsis. 
Grand Rounds: Professionally Responsible Management of Ethical Challenges in Pediatric GenomicsLaurence McCullough, Ph.D., will explore the role of medical ethics in genomic medicine. 
HeartCode ACLS ProviderHeartCode ACLS is the official, self-directed, comprehensive e-learning program from the American Heart Association® (AHA).
HeartCode BLS Healthcare ProviderHeartCode BLS Healthcare Provider is the American Heart Association (AHA) CPR certification for professionals providing direct patient care.
HeartCode PALS (Part 1 and 2)HeartCode PALS from the American Heart Association® offers health care providers a self-directed learning program for recognizing and preventing cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children.
HeartCode PALS Part 2 Skills Session ONLYHeartCode PALS Part 2 ONLY provides participants who have completed HeartCode PALS Part 1 the opportunity to complete PALS Part 2 at Cook Children's Medical Center.
Learning to Listen: From Theory to PracticeThis workshop will cover strategies to facilitating auditory development in young children with hearing loss who are learning to listen and speaking through listening and spoken language.
Maximizing Assessment Practice for Children with Hearing LossThe workshop will focus on assessment of children from infant through school age.  Videos, case studies, and application activities will provide the learner with tools for formal and informal assessment of children with hearing loss.
Maximizing Assessment Practices for Children with Hearing Loss (WEBCAST)Webcast is only for those who live outside the DFW area.
The workshop will focus on assessment of children from infant through school age.  Videos, case studies, and application activities will provide the learner with tools for formal and informal assessment of children with hearing loss.
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Skills Simulation SessionThis course offers interactive learning, immersive simulation, and constructive debriefing after participants pass the online examination through HealthStream.
Pediatric Anesthesia Conference- Improving the quality of care: Evidence based plans for common concernsThis clinical conference is designed to address designed to address quality improvements for commonly encountered issues in pediatric anesthesia cases in an effort to improve the quality of care.
School Nurse SymposiumThe purpose of this activity is to enhance the knowledge of school nurse addressing the many unique challenges faced in the primary and secondary school setting.
School Nurse Webcast: Critical Incident Stress DebriefingThis 1.00 hour webcast presentation is designed to enhance the knowledge of the school nurse in the area of critical incident stress debriefing in the school setting.
SPORTS Symposium 2014 for Coaches, Instructors and StudentsCook Children’s SPORTS Symposium will provide evidence-based methods for preventing, treating and rehabilitating sport injuries in young athletes.
SPORTS Symposium 2014 for Licensed Professionals (RN, PT, AT)Cook Children’s SPORTS Symposium will provide evidence-based methods for preventing, treating and rehabilitating sport injuries in young athletes.
SPORTS Symposium 2014 Webcast(For individuals living outside a 30-mile radius of the Dallas/Fort Worth area) Cook Children’s SPORTS Symposium will provide evidence-based methods for preventing, treating and rehabilitating sport injuries in young athletes.
Stem Cell Transplant WorkshopIncrease your knowledge and critical thinking skills related to patients who have had a stem cell transplant, improve their care, and educate the patient and family.
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