March 29, 2012

Update: Acute and Emergency Care Pediatrics conference to be April 13 and 14

The 11th annual Update: Acute and Emergency Care Pediatrics conference will be hosted by the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt on Friday, April 13, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturday, April 14, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Downtown Sheraton Hotel.

The conference is a result of a collaboration between the four Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Centers (CRPCs) in Tennessee, Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (TN AAP) and Tennessee Emergency Medical Services for Children (TN EMSC).

The emphasis of the course is to provide practical clinical information on urgent and emergent pediatric challenges in an atmosphere that encourages participant interactions.

The course is designed for the pediatricians, nurses, emergency physicians, family practitioners, intensivists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, EMS professionals, fellows, residents, health care students and others involved in the care of treating pediatric emergencies.

Among the presentations:

  • Office preparedness
  • Simulations in pediatric emergency
  • Care
  • Ignite your life. Discovering the keys to unlock passion, potential and impact
  • What jocks can teach docs about head knocks
  • Wheels, rotors and wings

For more information and to register, visit