Pediatric Nursing: Care of the Hospitalized Child Seattle, WA • May 7 - 10, 2014

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

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Overview

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

Breathtaking Seattle

...off the shores of Puget Sound!

No other destination provides such a diverse experience like the Pacific Northwest. Offering natural, historical, cultural and recreational opportunities, it is home to a vibrant mix of attractions that will satisfy every taste.

Conference Objectives

This conference will enable you to:

  • Identify the early warning signs of clinical deterioration in the hospitalized child.
  • Examine evidence-based management of complex pediatric conditions including diabetes and infections.
  • Focus on contemporary approaches to acute and chronic pain management for children.
  • Discuss innovative advances in oncology therapies.
  • Examine ethical dilemmas related to a variety of challenges in pediatric nursing: appropriate interactions with parents, managing the potential risks of social media, and providing palliative care to children and families .

Who should attend?

If you work in a...

  • General Pediatric Unit
  • Medical Unit
  • Surgical Unit
  • Hematology/Oncology Unit
  • Pediatric ICU
  • Cardiovascular/Cardiology Unit
  • Emergency/Trauma Unit
  • Outpatient Clinic

If you are a...

  • Staff Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Nurse Manager
  • Educator/Instructor
  • Clinical Coordinator

then this conference is for you!

I was so impressed by the knowledge of the speakers at this conference! The variety of lectures was just amazing and there was a topic applicable to every nurse in attendance.

Elisheva Rosner, RN, BSN, CPN
Clifton, NJ

Conference Program

Wednesday, May 7

Preconference - High Acuity Pediatric Patients: Assessment and Management

8:00 AM

Rapid Assessment of the High Acuity Pediatric Patient
Elaine Beardsley, MN, RN, CPEN

8:45

Early Recognition and Management of Sepsis and Hypovolemia (Rx = .25 hr.)

9:45

Acute Neurologic Deterioration
Mandy Breedt, MSN, PNP

10:30

Respiratory Deterioration (Rx = .25 hr.) Q&D Faculty Panel
Marisa Mize, DNP, CCRN, CPNP, PC, AC

1:00 PM

Oncologic Complications and Emergencies (Rx = .25 hr.)
Kathy Perko, MS, CPNP, CPON, CHPPN, CPLC

1:45

Myocarditis in Children: Clinical Presentation, Assessment and Management
Erin Albers, MD MSCI

2:45

Case Studies in Deterioration: Thirty Minutes Before the RRT Called Q&D Faculty Panel (Rx = .25 hr.)
Marisa Mize, DNP, CCRN, CPNP, PC, AC

Thursday, May 8

MAIN CONFERENCE

8:00 AM

New Developments in Resuscitation

8:45

CRE, KPE and NDM: The Alphabet Soup of Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms (Rx = .75 hr.)
Sean Elliott, MD, FAAP

10:00

Hot Topics in Adolescent Health
Yolanda Evans, MD, MPH

10:45

Disagreeing with Parents, Keeping Secrets, and "Friending" Families: Ethical Challenges in Pediatrics Q&D Faculty Panel (Rx = .25 hr.)
Douglas Diekema, MD, MPH

1:30 PM

Acute Pain Management in Hospitalized Children (Rx = .75 hr.)
Stefan Friedrichsdorf, MD, FAAP

2:30

Front Line Staff and How They Affect Patient Safety
Kristi Klee, DNP, RN, CPN

3:45

Global Newborn Health: A Decade of Change and Challenge Q&D Faculty Panel (Rx = .25 hr.)
Gary Darmstadt, MD

Friday, May 9

During each Concurrent Session, topics are presented simultaneously in separate rooms.

8:00 AM

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

CHD: Overview of Defects

It's Not Rocket Science, Just Brain Surgery! Neurosurgical Emergencies
Lindsey Price, MSN, ARNP, CPNP-AC/PC

Complex and Complicated? Chronic Pain Management in Pediatrics (Rx = 1.5 hrs.)
Stefan Friedrichsdorf, MD, FAAP

It's Not All RSV: Respiratory Illnesses That Lead to Distress
Marisa Mize, DNP, CCRN, CPNP, PC, AC

10:00

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Fluids & Electrolytes and Dehydration in Children (Rx = .25 hr.)

Non-Invasive Breathing Support: CPAP, BiPAP and HFNC
Amanda Striegl, MD, MS

Diabetes/DKA: Initial Management Out of the ICU (Rx = 1 hr.)
Elaine Beardsley, MN, RN, CPEN

Self Care: Guarding Against Compassion Fatigue and Burnout
Janice Nuuhiwa, MSN, RN, APN/CNS, CPHON

11:45

CONFERENCE LUNCHEON with Jennifer Arnold, MD, MSc, FAAP, presenting "Power to Heal, Courage to be Humble"
Jennifer Arnold, MD, MSc, FAAP

1:00 PM

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Mr. Bug's Wild Ride 2014 (Rx = 1.5 hrs.)
Sean Elliott, MD, FAAP

Working in Darkness: What Chest X-Rays Can Tell You
Marisa Mize, DNP, CCRN, CPNP, PC, AC

Self Determination in Adolescence: Legal Rights, Confidentiality and Health Care Decision Making
Leah Kroon, MN, RN, CPHON?

Boundaries in the Age of Social Media
Kathy Perko, MS, CPNP, CPON, CHPPN, CPLC

3:00

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Medically Complex and Chronically Ill: Compassionate Care of the Long-Term Patient
Andrew Mason, BSN, RN, CCRN
Lisa Taliaferro, BSN, RN

Asthma Clinical Pathway for Acute Care
Kristi Klee, DNP, RN, CPN

Acute Fever Management (Rx = .25 hr.)
Wendy Murchie, MN, RN, CCRN

Precepting: The Key to Retention
Marisa Mize, DNP, CCRN, CPNP, PC, AC

Saturday, May 10

8:00 AM

Advances in Oncology Treatment: Innovative Therapies (Rx = .25 hr.)
Janice Nuuhiwa, MSN, RN, APN/CNS, CPHON

8:45

The Art and Science of Palliative Care

9:45

Before the RRT is Called: Implementation of a Safety Surveillance Team
Wendy Murchie, MN, RN, CCRN

10:30

Innovative Technologies for Pediatric Diabetes Management

Erin Albers, MD, MSCI
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Cardiology
Pediatric Cardiac Transplant & Heart Failure Service
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Clarissa Barber-Kurose, MSW, LICSW
Senior Clinical Social Worker
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Elaine Beardsley, MN, RN, CPEN
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Emergency Department 
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Mandy Breedt, MSN, PNP
Nurse Practitioner, Neurosurgery Department
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Gary Darmstadt, MD
Senior Fellow, Global Development
Former Director, Family Health Programs
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Seattle, Washington

Douglas S. Diekema, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics
Adjunct Professor of Medical Ethics & Humanities
University of Washington School of Medicine
Director of Education
Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Sean P. Elliott, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
University of Arizona Health Sciences Center
Tucson, Arizona

Yolanda Evans, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Division of Adolescent Medicine
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Stefan J. Friedrichsdorf, MD, FAAP
Medical Director
Department of Pain Medicine, Palliative Care & Integrative Medicine
Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Mary Fran Hazinski, MSN, RN, FAAN, FAHA 
Conference Chair                                 
Editor, Nursing Care of the Critically Ill Child, 3rd Edition (2012)
Professor, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
Clinical Specialist, Pediatric Critical Care 
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Nashville, Tennessee

Kristi Klee, DNP, RN, CPN
Clinical Nurse Specialist 
Medical Unit and Clinical Standard Work
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Leah Kroon, MN, RN, CPHON (R)
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Andrew Mason, BSN, RN, CCRN 
Staff RN, Critical Care Float Pool
RISK Nurse
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Marisa G. Mize, DNP, CCRN, CPNP, PC, AC  
Planning Committee Member
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Critical Care
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Washington, DC

Wendy Murchie, MN, RN, CCRN 
Planning Committee Member
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Co-Owner, RISK Program
Seattle Children's Hospital 
Seattle, Washington

Kathryn Ness, MD, MSCI
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington
Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Janice Nuuhiwa, MSN, RN, APN/CNS, CPHON®
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Hematology/Oncology/Transplant Staff Development Specialist
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Kathy Perko, MS, RN, PNP, CPON, CHPPN   
Planning Committee Member
Program Director, Bridges Palliative Care  
Pediatric Oncology Nurse Practitioner
Doernbecher Children's Hospital
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon

Lindsey Price, MSN, ARNP, CPNP-AC/PC
Neurosurgery Nurse Practitioner
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Amanda Striegl, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pulmonary Medicine
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Lisa Taliaferro, BSN, RN
Staff Nurse, Medical Unit
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington

 

Conference Faculty

Erin Albers MD MSCI
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Cardiology
Pediatric Cardiac Transplant & Heart Failure Service
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Jennifer L. Arnold MD, MSc, FAAP
Neonatologist, and Medical Director of Simulation Center
Newborn Center, Texas Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of
Perinatal-Neonatal
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

Elaine Beardsley MN, RN, CPEN
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Emergency Department
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Mandy Breedt MSN, PNP
Nurse Practitioner, Neurosurgery Department
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Gary Darmstadt MD
Senior Fellow, Global Development
Former Director, Family Health Programs
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Seattle, Washington

Douglas S. Diekema MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics
Adjunct Professor of Medical Ethics & Humanities
University of Washington School of Medicine
Director of Education
Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Sean P. Elliott MD, FAAP
Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Residency Program
Medical Director, Infection Prevention
Banner University Medicine Division
Tucson, Arizona

Yolanda Evans MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Division of Adolescent Medicine
Seattle Children?s Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Stefan J. Friedrichsdorf MD, FAAP
Medical Director
Department of Pain Medicine, Palliative Care & Integrative Medicine
Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Kristi Klee DNP, RN, CPN
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Medical Unit and Clinical Standard Work
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Leah Kroon MN, RN, CPHON?
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Andrew Mason BSN, RN, CCRN
Staff RN, Critical Care Float Pool
RISK Nurse
Seattle Children?s Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Marisa G. Mize DNP, CCRN, CPNP, PC, AC
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Critical Care
Children’s National Medical Center
Washington, DC

Wendy Murchie MN, RN, CCRN
Planning Committee Member
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Co-Owner, RISK Program
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Janice Nuuhiwa MSN, RN, APN/CNS, CPHON
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Hematology/Oncology/Transplant Staff Development Specialist
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Kathy Patricia Perko MS, CPNP, CPON, CHPPN, CPLC
Program Director
Bridges Pediatric Palliative Care
OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
Portland, Oregon

Lindsey Price MSN, ARNP, CPNP-AC/PC
Neurosurgery Nurse Practitioner
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Amanda Striegl MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pulmonary Medicine
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Lisa Taliaferro BSN, RN
Staff Nurse, Medical Unit
Seattle Children?s Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Accreditation

A Certificate of Attendance will be available online after you complete the course requirements, enabling you to register your credit with the appropriate licensing boards or associations. To apply for credit not listed below, use the procedure established by the specific organization.

Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
Preconference: 6.5 ANCC/7.8 CA BRN contact hours
Main Conference: 16 ANCC/19.2 CA BRN contact hours

Contemporary Forums is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 
Contemporary Forums is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #04516.
(CA BRN contact hour = 50 minutes) 

This program is approved for a maximum of 22.5 NAPNAP contact hours (6.5 contact hours - Preconference,
16 contact hours - Main Conference) of which a maximum of 7.5 contain pharmacology (Rx) content per the

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Continuing Education Guidelines. Contemporary
Forums, NAPNAP Approved Provider, Agency #12.

Pharmacology Credit for Prescriptive Authority
Preconference: 1 hour

Main Conference: 6.5 hours available
Rx indicates pharmacology content. Because states' requirements vary, contact your Board of Nursing for more information.

Location

SEATTLE, GREAT LOCATION! Aptly named the "Emerald City," Seattle is far more than just sensational scenery.  This unique city offers a combination of scenic beauty, cultural diversity, outdoor recreation and urban attractions. 

Pike Place Market, with its splendid array of fresh seafood, produce, restaurants, crafts and international foods, will amaze you.  Enjoy walking along the waterfront, home of the Seattle Aquarium and over a mile of restaurants, shops and excursion boats.  You won't want to miss the spectacular site of Mt. Rainier, best viewed from a ferry or excursion boat trip on Puget Sound.  Historic Pioneer Square, Seattle's oldest neighborhood and home to many art galleries, bookstores, pubs and cafes, is a must during your visit.  You'll also want to venture out to the major department and specialty stores Seattle has to offer, including the original Nordstrom.

Take the Monorail to Seattle Center, home of the dramatic Space Needle and the Experience Music Project.  Ride the elevator to the top of the Space Needle for a 360-degree panoramic view of Seattle, Puget Sound and the surrounding mountain ranges.  Whether your preference is blues, jazz, country or rock'n'roll, you'll enjoy exploring musical diversity at the Experience Music Project, a unique museum of music memorabilia and interactive musical events.  There is even a special room dedicated to Jimi Hendrix where you'll see his guitars as well as film clips and pictures from his life and concerts. 

When it comes to restaurants and nightspots, you can't beat Seattle for variety and quality.  Fresh seafood abounds along with fine American and ethnic cuisine.  After dinner, head toone of the many coffee houses for which Seattle is famous, including the original Starbucks.

The elegant Grand Hyatt Seattle is ideally located in the heart of Seattle, with breath-taking views of downtown, the Cascade and Olympic Mountains, Lake Union and Elliott Bay surrounding the hotel on every side.  With easy access to Seattle's many attractions, the hotel is within walking of Pike Place Market, the Seattle Art Museum and premier shopping.Unwind at the end of the day in the sauna, steam room or whirlpool in the fully-equipped health club, or make an appointment in the spa for a massage.  Meet with your colleagues for networking and relaxing at Ruth's Chris Steak House, the hotel restaurant offering New Orleans' hospitality and famous sizzling steaks.

Seattle and the Pacific Northwest have something for everyone.  You may even extend your trip to explore nearby Vancouver and Victoria.  With these exquisite surroundings, your participation in this national conference will bring you discoveries without end. 
For more information on your trip to Seattle, call the Seattle-King County Convention and Visitors Bureau at (206) 461-5840. For more attractions and sightseeing, visit:

Hotel/Travel

Hotel Accommodations

The conference will be held at the Grand Hyatt Seattle, 721 Pine Street, Seattle, WA  98101.  A limited block of rooms is being held for you and your guests at special group rates which will be in effect, based on room availability, from May 5 to May 11 for those wishing to extend their stay to enjoy area activities or qualify for discount airfares.

Rates: $169 single/double, king bed; $184 single/double, two beds

Rates are per room and subject to prevailing state and local taxes.

To obtain the special group rates, make your reservation early and before the "hotel room block release date" which is April 7.  Rooms may sell out before this date so be sure to make your reservation now.  After the release date, rooms and group rates may no longer be available so call the hotel regarding availability.

To reserve your room online, please click here.

For room reservations, call (800) 633-7313 and inform them that you are attending the Contemporary Forums' conference on Pediatric Nursing: Care of the Hospitalized Child.  Request a confirmation number and written confirmation of your reservation.  Reservations must include a first night's deposit.

Contact the hotel regarding cancellation policy.  For arrivals after 4 p.m., call the hotel on the day of travel to reconfirm reservations.

For additional hotel information, call the Grand Hyatt Seattle at (206) 774-1234.  

Travel Discounts

Contemporary Forums has a special discount agreement with United Airlines unavailable to the general public. To obtain these special conference fares visit www.united.com or (800) 426-1122 insert Offer Code ZQT4365370. Ticketing and payment can be done directly by you or through your travel agent. To ensure the best flights and times, since seats are limited, make your reservations early. Fares are guaranteed at the time of the ticket purchase.

Hertz is the official car rental agency for the conference. Special rates will be in effect throughout the conference as well as one week before and after. For special rates and reservations, call HERTZ at (800) 654-2240 or (405) 749-4434, or go online at www.hertz.com and refer to Contemporary Forums plus the conference discount code CV#03000261. 

Tuition

Registrations must include full tuition payment to be accepted. Registrations faxed without payment will not be processed. Conference communications are sent via email. When registering please provide attendee's best email address as some emails are filtered and blocked.

Tuition (U.S. Funds)

PRECONFERENCE

Preconference - High Acuity Pediatric Patients: Assessment and Management

All Attendess

Early Registration Fee
(Between January 1, 1970 and March 26, 2014)

$235.00

Regular Registration Fee
(After March 26, 2014)

$265.00

MAIN CONFERENCE

Main Conference

Nurse, Pediatrician, Pediatrician who is AAP member, Other

Early Registration Fee
(Between January 1, 1970 and March 26, 2014)

$455.00

Regular Registration Fee
(After March 26, 2014)

$495.00

LUNCHEON

CONFERENCE LUNCHEON with Jennifer Arnold, MD, MSc, FAAP, presenting "Power to Heal, Courage to be Humble"

All Attendees

Registration Fee

$25.00

WEBCAST PRECONFERENCE

Webcast Preconference - High Acuity Pediatric Patients: Assessment and Management

All Attendees

Early Registration Fee
(Between January 1, 1970 and March 26, 2014)

$210.00

Regular Registration Fee
(After March 26, 2014)

$240.00

WEBCAST

Webcast Main Conference - Pediatric Nursing: Care of the Hospitalized Child (Includes conference luncheon with Dr. Jennifer Arnold MD, MSc, FAAP)

All Attendees

Early Registration Fee
(Between January 1, 1970 and March 26, 2014)

$405.00

Regular Registration Fee
(After March 26, 2014)

$445.00

ONLINE LEARNING

All Attendees

Regular Registration Fee

$295.00

 

Registrations must include full tuition payment to be accepted. Registrations faxed without payment will not be processed. Conference communications are sent via email. When registering please provide attendee's best email address as some emails are filtered and blocked. Since conference registration and hotel rooms are limited, early registration is advised.

Tuition (U.S. Funds)     

 

Preconference

Main Conference

Dr. Jennifer Arnold Luncheon

Early Registration Fee*
(On/before March 26)

$235

$455

$25

Regular Registration Fee
(After March 26) 

$265

$495

$25

*Postmarked or phone/fax/online registration and fees received on/before March 26.
Out of consideration to registrants, children of any age and spouses may not attend the sessions. Your tuition includes continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, Certificate of Attendance and online access to posted presentation handouts before and after the conference.  In addition, you will have complimentary access to the recorded sessions posted after the conference at ContemporaryForums.com for one year.

 

Webcast Preconference

Webcast Main Conference
Includes Dr. Jennifer Arnold's Lunch Webcast 

Dr. Jennifer Arnold Luncheon Webcast

Webcast Early Registration Fee
(On/before March 26)

$210

$405

$20

Webcast Regular Registration Fee 
(After March 26) 

$240

$445

$20

Click on the Webcast tab for more information about Group Discounts and Live Stream to medical institutions and hospitals.

Register Online, or by Phone, Fax or Mail (Payment is required to register)      

Register only ONCE, online at www.ContemporaryForums.com, by mail or fax (800) 329-9923, or call (800) 377-7707,  Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Pacific Time). Before calling, complete all registration information. 

Method of Tuition Payment

Make payment by check (payable to Contemporary Forums and enclose with Registration Form), Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or Purchase Order. A $30 fee is charged for any returned check. Personal checks are NOT accepted at the conference. Purchase Orders must be received with registration by the conference date and include the P.O. number, invoice address, tuition, approval signature, contact name, email address and phone number. 

Group Discounts (Mail, fax or call in together. Online registration is not available)

Tuition discounts are given to groups of 3 or more registering for the complete Main Conference. Discounts do not apply to the Preconference. To qualify for the group discount, all registration information must be complete for all group members, payment included and forms sent together. If faxing, list all group members on cover sheet. Subtract the discount from the tuition fee. Groups may not be formed after individual registrations are received.
$25 per person discount for 3 or 4 in a group
$45 per person discount for 5 or more in a group

Partial Attendance (Online registration is not available)

To register, call Contemporary Forums for tuition and CE credit for individual days. Group discounts do not apply. Registrations may not be shared. 

Cancellations

Cancellations may be made by phone or in writing.  Cancellations received on/before March 26 receive a full tuition refund. Cancellations received after March 26 are assessed a $75 processing fee. No refunds for cancellations received after the conference begins or for "no shows." If this meeting is cancelled for any reason, including labor strikes or acts of God, liability is limited to a full refund of registration fees.

Program Changes

Contemporary Forums reserves the right to make necessary changes in speakers, topics or schedule. The most current program can be found on our website.

Questions?  Contact Contemporary Forums at (800) 377-7707, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Pacific Time) or email info@cforums.com. If you require special arrangements at this conference, call (800) 377-7707, at least 30 days prior to the conference.

Online Learning

All Attendees

Regular Registration Fee

$295.00

CAN'T ATTEND THIS LIVE CONFERENCE?

Register for online access to the recorded conference before 5/7/14 for special pre-order discount.
Cost is $295 and includes:

Conference sessions will be available at Contemporary Forums Online approximately 2 weeks after the end of the live conference.  Access instructions will be emailed to you. Place your order today by registering for this meeting online at ContemporaryForums.com and selecting the Online Learning option (formerly Online CE Library) or mail/fax the Registration Form.

GROUP DISCOUNTS
Hospitals, clinics and healthcare facilities can provide and manage quality accredited continuing education to meet staff needs.  To request group account discount pricing and details, visit call (925) 361-4811.

NOTE
This entire section of the conference used to refer to the Online CE Library.  Customers who pre-order the recorded Preconference and Main Conference presentations will access their content in our new online learning portal, Contemporary Forums Online.

Attendee Information

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CONFERENCE INFORMATION FOR

PEDIATRIC NURSING: CARE OF THE HOSPITALIZED CHILD
Seattle, WA           May 7 - 10

Thank you for registering for the Pediatric Nursing: Care of the Hospitalized Child conference, being held May 7 - 10, at the Grand Hyatt Seattle, 721 Pine Street, Seattle, WA 98101, (206) 774-1234.

PRECONFERENCE CHECK-IN

Wednesday, May 7, from 7:00 to 8:00 a.m. You must check in to receive your conference materials. The location of the Registration Desk will be listed on the hotel's event schedule.

MAIN CONFERENCE CHECK-IN

Thursday, May 8, from 7:00 to 8:00 a.m. If you attended the Preconference, you do not need to check in again for the Main Conference.

SESSIONS

Begin promptly as listed in the conference brochure and online and are open only to registered participants. Out of consideration to others, infants, children and spouses are not permitted in the meeting rooms or refreshment break areas.

SPEAKER HANDOUTS

Approximately ten days before the conference begins, you will receive an email with instructions to review, download or print the handout materials posted by the faculty on the Contemporary Forums website at ContemporaryForums.com. The slides will not be printed in the Conference Guide you will receive. Please add ContemporaryForums@cforums.com to your Contacts and/or Safe Senders list since emails may be filtered as Spam or blocked.

RECORDED SESSIONS

This conference will be recorded and you will have complimentary access for one year to the multimedia presentations posted on the ContemporaryForums.com website via the "My Account" link. Details will be in the Conference Guide and access instructions will be emailed to you approximately two weeks after the conference ends.

ONLINE CE LIBRARY

Contemporary Forums' Online CE Library is your on-demand resource for quality continuing education and offers over 1000 multimedia presentations recorded from our live conferences. For more information or details about group access discounts, visit OnlineCELibrary.com or call 925-361-4811

 

GRAND HYATT SEATTLE

Offers a special conference rate which is available until April 7, 2014, or until the room block is filled.  We recommend that you make your reservation early by calling Hyatt Reservations at 800-633-7313. Be sure to say you are participating in the Pediatric Nursing: Care of the Hospitalized Child conference. To reserve your room online, please visit our website at ContemporaryForums.com for details.  After the release date of April 7, call the hotel directly at 206-774-1234 to check for room availability.

PARKING

Valet and self-parking are available at the Grand Hyatt Seattle. For more information, visit grandseattle.hyatt.com.

TAXI

Fare to the Grand Hyatt from Seattle Sea-Tac International Airport is approximately $40.00-$50.00. Follow signs for "Ground Transportation."

AIRPORT SHUTTLE SERVICE

The Grand Hyatt recommends the Downtown Airporter Shuttle. The rate is $18.00 one way or $31.00 round trip. For reservations, visit their website at downtownairporter.com or call 855-566-3300. 

SEATTLE LINK LIGHT RAIL

The train will take you directly from Sea-Tac Airport to the Westlake Light Rail station, a block from the Grand Hyatt. The cost is $2.75 each way. For more information, CLICK HERE.

FOLLOW PEDIATRIC NURSING: CARE OF THE HOSPITALIZED CHILD ON TWITTER: HOSPCHILD14

Join the conversation and receive live conference updates. Use #HospChild14 to connect with other participants, exhibitors and faculty. Tweet using #HospChild14 to ask questions, post feedback and more. Be sure to follow Contemporary Forums at twitter.com/CForums.

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THANK YOU FOR REGISTERING FOR THE PEDIATRIC NURSING: CARE OF THE HOSPITALIZED CHILD CONFERENCE
Questions? Call us at (800) 377-7707
between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. Monday - Friday (Pacific Time) or email info@cforums.com

Live Webcast

Webcast Preconference - High Acuity Pediatric Patients: Assessment and Management

Early Registration Fee
(Between January 1, 1970 and March 26, 2014)

$210.00

Regular Registration Fee
(After March 26, 2014)

$240.00

Webcast Main Conference - Pediatric Nursing: Care of the Hospitalized Child (Includes conference luncheon with Dr. Jennifer Arnold MD, MSc, FAAP)

Early Registration Fee
(Between January 1, 1970 and March 26, 2014)

$405.00

Regular Registration Fee
(After March 26, 2014)

$445.00

Can't make it to Seattle?  Participate as a virtual attendee and register for the live Webcast today!
Experience the Preconference and/or the Main Conference, including all plenary sessions and Concurrent Sessions 14, 21, 31, and 42.  Network  live with other virtual attendees via the chat room feature and submit your questions online for speaker responses - all from the convenience of your home or practice setting. New this year – interact with your colleagues in Seattle via the live Twitter feed!

Select the Webcast conference type when you register for this conference above.

GROUP DISCOUNTS (for Main Conference only)

3-9 individuals, save $75 per registration
10 or more individuals, save $100 per registration
To avail of the discount, fax/mail registrations together or call toll free 1-800-377-7707.

MEDICAL INSTITUTIONS or SCHOOLS

Live stream the conference to an unlimited audience in a conference room and CE Credits for 5 Employees, $1000 only!
Live stream Dr. Jennifer Arnold's to an unlimited audience in a conference room and CE Credits for 5 employees, $100 only!
Phone registration required - call 925-361-4822.

WEBCAST DETAILS

Preconference: High Acuity Pediatric Patients: Assessment and Management  webcast is Wednesday, May 7 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. (Pacific) and includes a Certificate of Attendance for up to 6.5 ANCC/7.8 CA BRN contact hoursPharmacology Credit for Prescriptive Authority Preconference = 1 hour. Registration fee includes access to the recorded Preconference webcast sessions at for 2 years. 

The Main Conference Webcast begins on Thursday, May 8 at 8:00 a.m. (Pacific) and ends on Saturday, May 10 at 11:45 p.m. (Pacific) and includes a Certificate of Attendance for up to 17 ANCC/20.4 CA BRN contact hours. Pharmacology Credit for Prescriptive Authority = up to 4 hours. In addition, you will have access to the recorded sessions, including the concurrent sessions not part of the live webcast, approximately 2 weeks after the end of the conference. Online exams to earn additional CE credit for these concurrent sessions is included in your webcast registration fee. Click program tab for schedule details.

Comments from past Live Webcast participants:
"It was great to feel as if I was sitting in the audience. The sound, visuals, and tech support were exceptional and immediate - thank you so much. I am already looking at future conferences I can be part of through the live webcast version."

"This was my first webcast "conference" and I will definitely do it again. I'll also promote this as an economical option for other clinical staff as a means to gain knowledge and CEUs. Honestly, the combination of being able to take a break from the delivery of care, AND being able to attend this conference from the comforts of my own home was just a great experience! Thanks for doing a great job!

"The webcast staff  were awesome! The chat room made it more personal. My questions to speakers were answered, which was an important aspect of the conference for me."

Exhibitors

We are inviting representatives from professionally relevant companies, organizations and hospitals to exhibit equipment, supplies, services and career opportunities.

For exhibit space availability or additional information:
PHONE: (925) 361-4807
EMAIL: exhibits@cforums.com
VISIT: contemporaryforums.com/exhibitors.html