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Conferences and Community Education Programs


  • 15th Annual Care in the Community Conference

    September 27

    The annual Care in the Community Conference engages families, physicians, nurses, social workers teachers and others who care for children and youth with special health care needs. The theme this year is “Family Well-being: Mental health awareness, prevention and support.” Social work continuing education clock hours are available. Please view the brochure for more information.

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  • 18th Annual Social Work Conference: Ethics, Boundaries, and Self-Care

    October 16

    When you attend this conference at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Briggs & Stratton Auditorium, you will be able to:

    • Identify the ethical codes that require professional mental health care providers to focus on self-care.
    • Understand how professional self-care translates into healthy boundaries and positive client/consumer outcomes.
    • Learn to use the Healthy Mind Platter as a template for implementing daily self-care routines.
    • Know how and when to implement informal and formal procedures for getting yourself or a colleague the help they need to stay well.

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  • Caring for a Child with Diabetes—Community Education

    This class is for siblings, grandparents, relatives, friends, babysitters, and anyone who cares for a child with diabetes. The class is also suitable for daycare workers. Registration fee is $10. Classes are offered at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Milwaukee Campus and at Park's Edge Preschool in Hales Corners. View the course calendar below for class dates, times, and locations.

    Contact maxishare@chw.org if you have questions. NOTE: Class sizes are limited. Classes may be canceled for low enrollment. Dates and times are subject to change.

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PALS Courses


  • HeartCode™ PALS Recognition (Certification)

    A self-paced, scenario-based online course (8-12 hours of pre-work on your own computer) and a three-hour skills check-off for PALS certification for health care providers who provide care to critically ill or unstable children. This course includes Healthcare Provider BLS CPR certification.

    The non-refundable course fee is $175.

    All classes are held at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI. Contact lifesupport@chw.org if you have questions.

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  • HeartCode™ PALS Renewal (Recertification)

    A self-paced, scenario-based online course (4–8 hours of pre-work on your own computer) and a three-hour skills check-off for PALS certification for health care providers who provide care to critically ill or unstable children. This course includes Healthcare Provider BLS CPR certification.

    The non-refundable course fee is $165.

    All classes are held at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI. Contact lifesupport@chw.org if you have questions.

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Professional Training


  • Diabetes Training for School Staff

    Training designed for nurses, school health care providers, and school staff involved in care of students with diabetes. Registration fee is $30.

    Classes are offered at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Milwaukee Campus and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Fox Valley. View the course calendar below for courses in your area.

    Contact maxishare@chw.org if you have questions. NOTE: Class sizes are limited. Classes may be canceled for low enrollment. Dates and times are subject to change.

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  • Pediatric Tracheostomy Certification

    This class is for skilled nurses (RNs or LPNs) who are seeking certification in pediatric tracheostomy care. These classes will review reasons for a tracheostomy, tracheostomy care and stoma assessment, trach changes, and CPR and emergencies for children with tracheostomies.

    There will be a skills lab for suctioning and trach changing.

    The fee for this class is $100. Fees are non-refundable. This class does NOT include any ventilator education or certification. If you require vent certification, please register for one of our Caring for a Child on a Ventilator Certification courses.

    All classes are held at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI. Contact maxishare@chw.org if you have questions.

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  • Pediatric Vent Certification

    This is a 2-part course for pediatric ventilator certification. It includes an online study course and a 6-hour classroom skills checkoff.

    The online course takes from 3 to 10 hours to complete, but it does not need to be done all at once. It consists of self-paced learning lessons that include:

    • Information about the topic with details about key concepts.
    • A lecture and learning activities that apply concepts from the lecture.
    • A post test. You must complete and pass the test prior to classroom participation.

    The skills checkoff is a 6-hour classroom session. It gives you hands-on experience with tracheostomy care and the ventilator. The class also works through case scenarios to reinforce information learned in the online course.

    NOTE: Do not register for this course if you have already purchased an online course from the UW-Madison School of Nursing. We will only schedule skills checkoff classes for individuals who purchase the online course from Children's Hospital of Wisconsin (through www.maxishare.com).

    The registration fee is $175.00. (Minimum 3 and maximum 10 participants per class.) Classes fill up quickly, so register early. No additional classes will be scheduled if classes are full.

    All classes are held at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI. Contact maxishare@chw.org if you have questions.

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  • Pediatric Vent Recertification

    Pediatric RECERTIFICATION is required every 2 years.This recertification course allows registrants to meet minimum skills and knowledge requirements to obtain Recertification to provide respiratory care services. As a prerequisite, registrants must have a current (unexpired) CERTIFICATION and meet the requirements for Respiratory Care Services as defined by the State of Wisconsin. Pre-registration is required. Registration fee is $100.00. (Minimum 3 and maximum 8 participants per class.) Classes fill up quickly, so register early. No additional classes will be scheduled if classes are full.

    All classes are held at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI. Contact maxishare@chw.org if you have questions.

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  • The S.T.A.B.L.E. Program Provider Course (Fox Valley)

    The S.T.A.B.L.E. program is an educational program that focuses exclusively on the post-resuscitation/pre-transport stabilization care of prematurely born or sick infants. Based on a mnemonic to optimize learning, retention, and recall of information, S.T.A.B.L.E. stands for the six assessment and care modules in the program: Sugar and Safe Care, Temperature, Airway, Blood Pressure, Lab Work, and Emotional Support.

    Who should take S.T.A.B.L.E?

    Stabilization is a team effort! Therefore, any health caregiver involved with post-resuscitation and/or pre-transport care of sick newborns would benefit from the S.T.A.B.L.E. Program Learner/Provider course, including:

    • Physicians: Pediatric, ER, family practice, and obstetric physicians including residents.
    • Nurses: RNs working in L&D, postpartum, nursery, emergency departments, Nurse midwives, Licensed practical nurses, and Nursing assistants.
    • Others: Respiratory therapists, Pre-hospital providers, and Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics.

    Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    Nurses who successfully complete this activity will receive 9.6 nursing contact hours.

    To receive nursing CE credit, the participant must attend the entire activity, pass a posttest with a score of at least 80%, and complete an evaluation of the course. The instructors have no financial relationships to disclose.

    Please contact Cory McInnis, BSN, RNC-NIC Clinical Educator at (920) 969-7917 to learn more about the S.T.A.B.L.E. program.

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