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CHAI Education Opportunities

Children’s Health is proud to present our exclusive series of accredited, continuing education events aimed at advancing confidence and competence, enhancing practice performance and improving clinical outcomes.

Children’s Health LIVE! – Learning through Interactive Video Education is our web‑based CE series created as a forum to encourage the review and exchange of ideas between pediatric providers, bridging the gap between the presentation of symptoms, diagnosis and referral.

LIVE! Andrews Institute Sports Medicine Lecture Series ^ †
The role of nutrition in preventing overtraining
Wednesday, September 6, Refreshments 5:30 to 6 p.m, Lecture: 6 to 7 p.m. CDT
Location: Children’s Health Plano-Speese Auditorium or virtual attendance
Target audience: Pediatric physicians, specialists, mid-level providers, athletic trainers, nurses
  1. Identify signs and symptoms of overtraining and identify individuals at risk.
  2. Discuss the role of nutrition in recovery and prevention of the overtraining syndrome.
  3. Identify 3 steps that healthcare providers can take to prevent overtraining in youth athletes through nutrition, hydration, and recovery.

PLANO 2017: Contemporary Topics in Pediatrics
Cardiac Issues in Sports: Preventions and preparation for sudden cardiac death
Tuesday, September 12, Refreshments: 5:30 to 6 p.m., Lecture: 6 to 7 p.m. CDT
Location: Speese Conference Center
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Target audience: Pediatricians, family practice physicians, pediatric/ family nurse practitioners, and physicians assistants
  1. Review of the signs and symptoms of sudden cardiac arrest.
  2. Review the causes of sudden cardiac death in athletes.
  3. Discuss the importance of medical history and family history in screening for cardiac problems.
  4. Discuss the importance of AED and CPR training and having an emergency action plan.

North Texas Outreach Series
Autism Spectrum Disorder: Screening, diagnosis and treatment
Tuesday, September 27, 6 to 7 p.m. CDT
Location: Texas Health Rockwall
Target audience: Pediatricians, family practice physicians, pediatric/ family nurse practitioners, and physicians assistants
  1. Identify at least two ASD specific screening tools they can use in their office.
  2. Identify red flag behaviors for ASD in young children, including some commonly held misbeliefs.
  3. Identify several efficacious treatments for ASD.

Upcoming conferences
Sept. 8 – Annual Social Work Ethics Conference

Sept. 9 – Cerebrovascular Disorders in Children

Oct. 19 – 20 – 11th Annual Advanced Practice Conference

Oct. 23 – 20th Annual Respiratory Care Conference

You will be required to complete a one‑time registration before viewing this event.

Once the “Register” button on the event page is clicked, use the guidelines below to navigate the event portal.

  • Activity Overview tab: Event schedule and overview.
  • Activity Material tab: Used to join the LIVE streaming event.
  • Claim Credit tab: Used to claim CE credit after participating in the event.

Note: You may only use Google Chrome or Firefox. The live stream will not work with any other web browser at this time.

CME Accreditation Statement:
The Children’s Health is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CME Credit Statement:
The Children’s Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
^ CNE Approval Statement:
Children’s Health (Children’s Medical Center) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association‑Approver, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. One contact hour will be awarded.
 Athletic Trainer Credit: Andrews Research & Education Foundation provider is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 1 Category A hours/CEUs. Athletic Trainers should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program. Provider # 10024.
It is Children’s Health policy that participants in CME activities are aware of any affiliation or financial interest that may affect the speakers’ presentations. Each speaker has completed and signed a conflict of interest statement.

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