Pediatric Education Series (PES) Webinars

Join us for updates in Pediatric Nursing Education, a free webinar series sponsored by the Division of Community Health and the Professional Development and Education Committee of UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Here you will find presentations that relate to your pediatric practice while earning continuing education credit.

Our "Go to Webinar" platform is easy to use and can be accessed from a desktop or mobile device.

Nursing Continuing Education (CE)

Once approved, each Nursing Pediatric Education Series Webinar will be awarded 0.5 or 1.0 CE through UPMC Provider Unit. The UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. To receive the Contact Hour(s), the individual must view the entire activity and complete the activity evaluation that follows. The Nursing Continuing Education (CE) Credit for the webinar will be available for 3 months following the posted date.

Past Webinars

Enhancing the Understanding of Diagnosis and Treatment for Allergic Rhinitis in Children

Join Dr. Allyson Larkin, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology as she discusses common causes of allergic rhinitis, and how to diagnose and treat them in school-aged children.

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Developing Fluency for Young Children Experiencing Trauma

April 26, 2019 1-2 p.m. EST

Join Patrick McKelvey, MS,LPC,NCC, Clinical Program Manager, MatildaTheiss Early Childhood Behavioral Health Programs, for his presentation on developing fluency for young children experiencing trauma. Attendees should be able to identify "trauma," understand maladaptive behaviors and identify strategies to provide trauma-informed supports. This Webinar presentation is also eligible for a 1.0 UPMC Trauma Credit; please print and save your Nursing CE Certificate of completion.

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Opioid Crisis in Pennsylvania: Past, Present and Future

April 8, 2019 1-2pm  EST

Join Brian S. Martin DMD, MHCDS,Vice President of Medical Affairs at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh for his presentation on current PA guidelines and best practices regarding prescription and administration of controlled substances. He will also review processes that have been implemented at CHP in response to the crisis.

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Heart Disease in the Young – A Practical Guide for the School Practitioner
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019
12 to 1 p.m.

Join Matthew D. Zinn, DO, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pediatric Cardiologist and Medical Director of The Bill Neches Heart Camp for Kids, as he discusses how to care for children with congenital heart disease at school, common cardiac complaints at school, and activity restrictions for specific heart conditions.

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Working with Transgender and Gender Expansive Youth
Friday, Jan. 25, 2019
1 to 2 p.m.

Join Joanne Goodall, CRNP, Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, as she discusses respectful and effective terminology to use when effectively working with the transgender youth and gender expansive community; various ways people transition and the basics of medical and surgical intervention to affirms the client’s identity, and ways to make the office or clinic friendly and welcoming to the LGBTQIA+ community.

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Turner’s Syndrome: “Through the Eyes…"
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018
1 to 2 p.m.

Join Dr. Lewy-Weiss, who will overview Turner Syndrome with guest speaker, Caitlin Hargis, who will provide a first-hand account of the impact of this chronic medical condition on her childhood to adulthood growth and development.

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Managing Children with Behavioral Needs
Monday, Nov 5, 2018
9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Join Beth Logan, PhD, transplant psychologist, for a free webinar about managing children with behavioral needs. Dr. Logan's presentation will be followed by a live question and answer session. 1.0 Nursing CE will be available for those who qualify.

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Sports Medicine Update for the School Nurse
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018
2 to 3 p.m.

Presented by Jeanne Doperak, DO, of UPMC Sports Medicine. A live question and answer session will follow Dr. Doperak's presentation. 1.0 Nursing CE will be available for those who qualify.

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