Course Registration

Date Event Description
February 17, 2016 Cincinnati Pediatric Society Lecture Series 2/17/2016
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Evaluation of Dysmorphic Children: How, When, and Why

presented by Robert Hopkin, MD

To be held at Maggiano's Little Italy, Kenwood Towne Center.  Dinner at 6 pm.  Presentation from 6:30 - 7:30 pm.

March 4, 2016 NeoFest 2016: Optimizing the Premature Infant’s Growth
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Course Description
This conference will provide NICU health professionals with a comprehensive forum to examine growth and nutrition for the premature infant.
Target Audience
This conference is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, dietitians, lactation consultants, and other health professionals caring for critically ill neonates.

March 11 - March 13, 2016 2016 Urology Workshop
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Three day workshop will provide an innovative educational forum for physicians from multiple disciplines and levels of training who are involved in caring for children that present with complex conditions involving their genitourinary tract.  Specific topics will include: 

  • Prune Belly/Eagle-Barrett Syndrome
  • Complex Urogenital Reconstruction
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
  • Complex Redo Hypospadias
  • Bladder Dysfuntion and Pelvic Floor Rehab
  • Advanced Laparoscopy
  • Disorders of Sex Development
  • Plastic Surgery "Flaps and Grafts"

March 21, 2016 2015-2016 Basic Faculty and Healthcare Educator Development Series Part 2 -3/21/2016
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Basic Faculty and Health Care Educator Development Series Part 2- 3/21/2016
March 22, 2016 Let's Get Cooking: Ingredients for Teaching Success (3/22/16)
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Let’s Get it Cooking:  Ingredients for Teaching Success. This highly interactive workshop will provide participants with essential verbal communication techniques, including the following:

  • Basic health literacy information
  • Learning assessment – getting the most out of the assessment
  • Plain language – incorporate plain language into your everyday verbal interactions
  • Teach back – what it is and how to successfully master this technique
  • Storytelling – how to use this technique (painting a visual picture) to provide important information to families
  • AskMe3 -  incorporating 3 simple questions into your routine to improve patient understanding
  • Decision Aids – learn how to empower families to make decisions based on their situation
  • Moving from Concept to Reality – create a realistic plan for implementation of  these techniques into your everyday practice

Location: Vernon Manor
Room: VM2.020
Time: 7:30am - 3:00PM

April 1 - April 2, 2016 3rd Annual Advanced Practice Provider Pediatric Neurosurgery Conference
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Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center takes pride
in its Neurology and Neurosurgery program for its quality
and innovative patient care as well as it excellent patient
April 18, 2016 2016 Midwest Regional Men in Nursing Conference: MAN-UP2: Multiplying Awareness of Nursing's Unifying Potential
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The Greater Cincinnati American Assembly for Men in Nursing and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center invite you to attend the 2016 Regional

Monday, April 18, 2016
MAN-UP2: Multiplying Awareness of Nursing's Unifying Potential

Conference Location:

Mount Saint Joseph University
5701 Delhi Road
Cincinnati, OH 45233
Room: Auditorium

Program Outcomes:

  • Explore gender diversity and inclusion in the Ohio nursing workforce and surrounding states
  • Describe how to increase the recruitment of men in nursing school, men in nursing faculty, and engagement of young men in   secondary education for nursing careers
  • Discuss the male nurses' perspective in supporting nurses to be change agents, advancing the nursing profession and impacting the evolving health care landscape through strategic planning and partnership

Nursing Contact Hours will be awarded for this event. The amount has not been determined at this time.

Your 2016 Regional Conference is Presented by:

April 19, 2016 What Can We Do to Eliminate Racial Disparities in Breastfeeding and Infant Mortality? 4/19/2016
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The importance of breastfeeding to both maternal and child health is well established, yet there continues to be a great disparity in breastfeeding rates, with the lowest rates occurring in the African American population.  These events will help to inform providers, researchers, and community members about the importance of promoting, protecting, and supporting breastfeeding as a means to improving the overall health of all populations, especially those with cultural and social barriers to breastfeeding.

April 21 - April 22, 2016 Operationalizing Trauma-Informed Care in the NICU
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To explore and operationalize practical, evidenced-based strategies for professionals caring for early born and fragile term infants in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit that will transform the experience of care in the NICU, and, in doing so, transform the outcomes of this fragile patient population.
April 26, 2016 Cooking Up Patient Education Materials (4/26/16)
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This interactive workshop is designed to teach participants about the basics of health literacy, writing techniques, design and layout and evaluation methods for written patient education materials.  Participants will design a patient education handout during the course of this workshop.

Download and Print Course Agenda: Cooking Up Patient Education Agenda

Registration and Breakfast: 7:00 am - 7:30 am
Workshop: 7:30 am - 12:00 PM
Location: 400 Oak Street, Cincinnati, OH 45219
Room: VM 2.020

June 3 - June 5, 2016 26th Annual Specialist Education in Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (SEECMO) Conference
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Event Details

Fri, Jun 3, 2016 12:00 PM - Sun, Jun 5, 2016 1:00 PM
Westin Cincinnati, Downtown Cincinnati

This conference is designed for ECMO specialists, neonatal, pediatric, cardiac and adult critical care physicians, pediatric and adult surgeons, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, respiratory therapists and perfusionists. The curriculum is designed to provide interactive education for health care providers who care for patients receiving extracorporeal support.

Conference Goals

The conference will focus on management and novel trends in the management of neonates, children and adults with respiratory and cardiac failure organized around the following themes:

  • Safety
  • eCPR
  • Respiratory needs
  • Ethics
  • Cardiac/VAD Support
  • Back to Basics - ECMO Management 101
  • ECMO Challenges for the Future
  • Program specific needs (staffing, circuitry, training and simulation)
Cincinnati Reds baseball game

All conference attendees will have the opportunity to purchase a ticket ($26) to attend a Cincinnati Reds baseball game on Friday, June 3rd.  The Reds will play the Washington Nationals.  Following the game will be a fireworks show in the stadium.  Please note, Great American Ball Park is 4 city blocks from the conference hotel, therefore, we will not be providing transportation to the game. If you will need assistance getting to the game, email us at cme@cchmc.org.

June 24 - June 26, 2016 2016 International Symposium on AKI in Children
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The 2nd International Symposium on AKI in Children is a state of the art symposium in Critical Care Nephrology featuring CRRT University simulation and didactic courses.

The symposium will feature presentations on cardiorenal syndromes, neonatal AKI, hepatorenal syndrome, sepsis associated AKI, biomarkers and clinical, basic and quality improvement sciences in AKI. 

The CRRT University simulation course will be offered Thursday and Friday prior to the symposium and Monday and Tuesday following the symposium.

  • Access to the didactic portion of CRRT University course includes access, anticoagulation, modality, outcomes and program development (offered Thursday and Monday).
  • The CRRT University high-fidelity hands-on simulation course will be available to the first 24 applicants (12 participants on Friday and 12 participants on Tuesday).
July 11 - July 15, 2016 38th Annual Aspen Conference on Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease: Advances in Pediatric Liver Disease and Liver Transplantation 7/11-15/2016
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Under the directorship of conference chair, William Balistreri, MD, Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease:  Advances in Pediatric Liver Disease and Liver Transplantation is the 38th in a series of annual “Aspen-Snowmass” conferences.  Our previous conferences have been well-attended, highly regarded and widely lauded.  A renowned faculty has been invited to participate.  The conference will focus on recent advances in the diagnosis and management (including liver transplantation) of children with a wide variety of liver diseases.
October 6 - October 7, 2016 2016 Regional Faculty and Health Care Educator Conference

This conference is designed to allow health care educators to develop professional skills through innovative and interactive workshops led by nationally recognized experts and their peers.

Abstract submission details coming soon!