All 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, please contact the Staff Development Office at 916-453-2041 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Complete the form below to be added to our mailing list.
Evaluation, Collaboration and Clinical Practice Guidelines
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018.
Time: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California, 2425 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817. Free parking is available in the Shriners Hospital garage.
Registration: Click on this link to register.
The $75 registration fee includes all continuing education credits presentations, conference materials, continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments.
A continuing education course for physical and occupational therapists, nurses, mid-level providers and early intervention providers (birth to 3 years), who assess and treat children with Congenital Muscular Torticollis (CMT). This course will discuss how collaboration promotes the optimal delivery of care by involving the patient, the family, the medical team. Presented by the multi-disciplinary team at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern. More info can be found here.
Date: October 5 & 6
Location: Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California, 2425 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817
Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California proudly invites orthopaedic residents to participate in the inaugural PediOrtho WEST (Western Education & Surgical Techniques) Resident Course on Friday and Saturday, October 5 & 6, 2018. The course is presented in cooperation with the Ortho Pediatrics Foundation for Education and Research (OFER). Enrollment is limited to 30 residents, and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. All participants who have been accepted into the course will receive formal notification. For more information, please visit this webpage.
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.
Dates: Printable version of the Research Science Seminar Series 2016-2017
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.)
The R. Kirklin Ashley Memorial Lectureship
The R. Kirklin Ashley Memorial Lectureship honors the contributions of R. Kirklin Ashley, M.D., who served as chief of staff at the Shriners Hospital in San Francisco from 1981 – 1991. Dr. Ashley inspired many orthopaedists by his kindness, compassion, quick diagnostic skills and superb surgical technique.
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
Hotel Park Med
2356 Stockton Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95817
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.