Contemporary Forums 26th annual Pediatric Nursing: Care of the Hospitalized Child conference addressing best practices in the care of this unique patient population.

Highlights & Benefits:

A dynamic Preconference -- High Acuity Pediatric Patients: Assessment and Management, -- which focuses on the "not quite ICU" patient on a general pediatric unit.  Improve your assessment skills, identify appropriate interventions and problem-solve interesting cases with our expert faculty.
  • A thought-provoking look at "Global Newborn Health: A Decade of Change and Challenge" presented by Gary Darmstadt, MD, Senior Fellow for Global Development at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
  • A program designed by a panel of pediatric nurses "in the trenches" to provide practical evidence-based strategies and "tips" which will make a difference in the care you provide sick children and their families.
  • "Hot topics" presented in a variety of formats, including didactic sessions and interactive faculty panels, concurrent sessions and case study discussions.
  • 16 Concurrent Session choices allowing you build your conference experience to best meet your educational needs.
  • Opportunities to network and exchange ideas with colleagues and the expert faculty from clinical settings across the country.

Conference Chair
Mary Fran Hazinski, MRN, RN, FAAN, FAHA

Planning Committee Members
Marisa G. Mize, DNP, CCRN, CPNP, PC, AC
Wendy Murchie, MN, RN, CCRN 
Kathy Perko, MS, RN, PNP, CPON, CHPPN

Contemporary Forums
Jeannine Strunk, BSN, RN
Senior Program Manager