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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 pediatric Grand Rounds and specialty conferences, offer health care professionals opportunities to learn from experts in pediatric health care and receive continuing education 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.

Grand Rounds video library

Through our Grand Rounds video library, Cook Children's provides busy health care professionals an opportunity to receive current information on a variety of health care topics when and where it is convenient. These informational offerings are recorded from the Tuesday Grand Rounds and provide all heath care professionals an opportunity to learn from experts in pediatric health care.

Courses, conferences and symposiums

2016 Pediatric Trauma WorkshopThe 2016 Pediatric Trauma Workshop will focus on how to recognize the components that affect the pediatric patient’s response to trauma as well as discussing specific complex trauma cases.
2016 Pediatric Trauma Workshop WEBCASTThe 2016 Pediatric Trauma Workshop will focus on how to recognize the components that affect the pediatric patient’s response to trauma as well as discussing specific complex trauma cases.
Grand Rounds - Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy for Cerebral PalsyDr. Marks will present on selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) for cerebral palsy including the differentiation of spasticity and dystonia, the principles of dorsal rhizotomy, and the recognition of potential candidates for SDR.
HeartCode ACLS ProviderAdvanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) is higher-level course that emphasizes the significance of basic life support (BLS), highlights team dynamics, communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care.
HeartCode BLS Healthcare ProviderBasic Life Support (BLS) is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize severe life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.
HeartCode PALS (Part 1 and 2)Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is an advanced course using a scenario-based, team approach to teach pediatric emergency respiratory management, recognition and treatment of shock and/or cardiac arrest.
HeartCode PALS Part 2 Skills Session ONLYCompletion of AHA PALS Part 1 (online course) is mandatory before taking Part 2 (skills check-off), and you must take Part 2 within 60 days of completing Part 1. Keep this in mind as you register for a Part 2 Skills Session.
Information Only - Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: From Bedside to Bench and Back AgainDr. Northrup will address clinical findings , molecular mechanisms and therapeutic options for patients with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex.
October 2016 School Nurse Webcast: Sexually Transmitted Infections in Children and TeensRecent statistics indicate that one in three girls and one in six boys will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday.
School Nurse Webcast: Crisis Prevention and De-escalation in the School SettingJoin Cook Children’s Psychiatry Therapist Manager Nik Andonov, LPC-S for a one-hour program designed to educate school nurses about characteristics and needs of children in crisis, fight-freeze-flight response, and de-escalation techniques.
Stem Cell Transplant WorkshopThis workshop educates nurses on these topics related to stem cell transplants. Objectives: Define stem cell transplant, types of transplants and diseases treated by transplant.
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