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  • Seventh Annual Grief Education Conference: Complicated Grief…Complicated Families

    September 23, 2016

    Join us as Marcia Williams talks about traumatic and complicated grief, loss and trauma. Learn characteristics of complicated grief, how PTSD can affect response to grief, interventions to help and more. The cost of the conference is $45.

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  • 16th Annual Social Work Conference: Social Work Ethics and the Law

    October 4, 2016

    Knowledge of relevant law and professional ethics, and the ability to apply both in practice, are necessary in the human services profession. Dr. Nicholas Smiar will discuss the sources of authority and the expectations of both ethics and law to help you look at how the two intersect.

    This conference is free for Children’s Hospital and Health System employees. For other registration costs, please see the Register link.

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  • Fifth Annual Christopher Blaesing Lactation Education Conference

    October 18, 2016

    This event is geared toward neonatal nurse practitioners, registered nurses, lactation professionals, and dieticians. Continuing education credits are currently being applied for.

    Registration will be available on Monday, August 1, 2016. The registration fee will be $55.

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  • 13th Annual Care in the Community Conference

    October 27, 2016

    This year's theme is Inclusion Matters: Children Family Health Life & Service.

    This conference is open to families, physicians, social workers, teachers, and others who care for children and youth with special health care needs. Social workers will receive 5.5 continuing education clock hours for this course.

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  • 2016 Pediatric Nursing Conference

    November 2, 2016

    This conference is open to registered nurses, advanced practice providers, school-based nurses, public health nurses, nurse educators, nurse leaders, nursing students and other health care professionals interested in and committed to caring for the health of children and their families.

    This conference is free for Children’s Hospital and Health System employees. For other registration costs, please see the Register link.

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  • Caring for Children with Food Allergies

    Multiple Dates

    Families and providers who care for children and youth with food allergies are encouraged to attend these classes sponsored by the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.

    Registration is $10 per person.

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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. Class is offered at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Milwaukee Campus only. View the course calendar below for class dates and times.

    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 two-part course for pediatric ventilator certification. It includes an online study course and a four-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 four-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 6 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 6 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.

    Please contact Brenda Meehl, BSN, RN at (920) 969-7956 to learn more about the S.T.A.B.L.E. program.

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