Continuing Education

ContinuingEDAll continuing education programs organized by the Shriners Hospital in Sacramento are designed to ensure that best practices are passed on to those who will care for the most challenged among us. Programs include medical lectures, all-day seminars, nursing conferences and hands-on workshops.

Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California is a licensed continuing education provider. If you would like more information about upcoming programs or would like to be added to our mailing list, please contact the Staff Development Office at 916-453-2041 or ncal.education@shrinenet.org

 

Medical and Therapeutic Management of Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy (BPBP)

Assessment & Treatment of Joints throughout the Upper Extremities

This is a continuing education course for occupational therapists, nurses and mid-level providers who assess and treat children with brachial plexus birth palsy. The purpose of the course is to provide participants with assessment tools and interventions to maximize function of joints throughout the upper extremities.

DATE: Friday, November 10, 2017

TIME: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

LOCATION: Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California, 2425 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento. Free parking available in the Shriners Hospital garage.

COST: $90 Registration Fee.
The registration fee includes all continuing education credits, presentations, conference materials, continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments.

RSVP: Space is limited. Please register by October 25 by contacting (916) 453-2041 or ncal.education@shrinenet.org 
You will receive a registration form to complete and return with your registration fee.

REGISTRATION FORM: RegistrationForm BPBP 2017

Presented by Michelle James, M.D., Claire Manske, M.D., Nanette Joyce, D.O., and the Upper-Extremity team at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California.

Topics include:
■ Pathoanatomy and Assessment of Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy
■ Criteria for Surgery
■ Non-Surgical Treatment Techniques (e.g., soft tissue mobilizations, handling techniques, splinting, activities of daily living, and strategies to maximize range of motion).

Continuing Medical Education
Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California is approved as a Recognized Continuing Competency Approving Agency by the Physical
Therapy Board of Calfornia. This course is approved for 6.5 continuing education units. The program also is approved by the California Board
of Nursing, Provider Number 04148, for 6.5 contact hours.

Science Seminar Series

Presented by the Institute for Pediatric Regenerative Medicine
Location: Shriners Hospitals for Children-Northern California, First-Floor Auditorium (unless noted). Free parking is available in the Shriners Hospital Garage. Light lunch provided.
Time: Noon to 1 p.m.
Date(s): Printable version of the Research Science Seminar Series 2016-2017

 

Lunchtime Lectures

Lunchtime Lectures are organized throughout the year to engage and educate health care professionals and the community at large. Lectures are free and reservations are not required. Beverages are provided and “brown bag” lunches are welcome.

Continuing Education Courses

Conducted by Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California include, but are not limited to, the following:

Signature Series Dinner Lectures

Signature Series Dinner Lectures are organized by Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California to promote excellence in healthcare through continuing medical education. Each program features a lecture by a nationally and or internationally noted physician.

Perspectives on Pediatric Orthopaedics

Perspectives on Pediatric Orthopaedics is a seminar for doctors, nurses and physician assistants presented by the orthopaedic faculty at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California. The seminar brings health care professionals together to discuss best practices in pediatric orthopaedics.

Recovery and Rehabilitation following SEMLS

Recovery and Rehabilitation following SEMLS (Single Event Multi-Level Surgery) is a course designed for physical therapists and nurses who work with children with cerebral palsy. [create hyperlink to CP page] Dr. Jon R. Davids, Assistant Chief of Orthopaedics at the Northern California Shriners Hospital, brings together a multidisciplinary team of neuromuscular experts for a comprehensive seminar that provides the information and resources needed to work successfully with children with cerebral palsy following SEMLS (Single Event Multilevel Surgery.)

 

Convenient Hotel Accommodations

Two hotels are located just steps away from the conference facilities at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California. Those who wish to stay in Sacramento overnight before or after the conference should inquire about the Shriner discount upon making reservations.

Courtyard by Marriott
4422 Y Street
Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 455-6800

Hotel Park Med
2356 Stockton Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 455-4000
There also are many hotels located just a short drive from the hospital in the heart of downtown Sacramento. These accommodations provide easy access to the California State Capitol, Old Sacramento, the California Railroad Museum, the Crocker Art Museum, the Sacramento Convention Center and other places of interest. To learn more about lodging, entertainment and events in California’s capital, visit the Sacramento Convention and Visitors Bureau website at www.discovergold.org/cvb or call 1-800-292-2334.

Patient Referral

916-453-2191
916-453-2111 (Emergency Referral)
916-453-2395 (fax)
referrals.ncal@shrinenet.org

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