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Continuing education opportunities for health care providers

For more about continuing education offered by Allina Health Learning & Development,
call 612-262-5030 or e-mail

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Update in Hospital Medicine

April 25, 2014, Allina Commons, 2925 Chicago Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55407

The goals of the course include a review of common issues encountered in the daily practice of hospital medicine and an evidence-based approach to managing them. Case presentation sessions will allow all participants to engage in medical decision-making in the context of a variety of clinical scenarios.

Valve Summit 2014: The Science and Delivery of Optimal, Multi-Disciplinary Care

April 25-26, 2014, Radisson Blu Hotel, 35 South 7th Street, Minneapolis MN 55402

This conference will provide opportunities for interventional cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and clinical cardiologists to learn from leading valve therapy experts from across the country. Faculty will present innovations in surgical and catheter-based valve therapies, and discuss the latest guidelines and recommendations for clinical practice.

Spine Nursing Symposium

April 28, 2014, Marriott Hotel, 2020 American Boulevard East, Bloomington, MN 55425

Abbott Northwestern Hospital’s Spine Institute is pleased to host the fifth annual Spine Symposium, an educational conference for advance practice nurses, nurses, case managers and other health care professionals who would like to build or update their knowledge in the care of patients with spinal disease. Participants will learn about new research, improved care processes and cutting edge technology to provide optimal management for the spine patient.

Caring for the Sorrow of Pregnancy & Infant Loss

April 29, 2014, Earle Brown Heritage Center, 6115 Earle Brown Drive, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

This conference is designed for physicians, nurses, social workers, childbirth educators, postnatal educators, doulas, chaplains and other allied health professionals and students who honor, support and serve patients and families who experience pregnancy and infant loss. See attached brochure under Preparing tab for more details and accreditation information. ALL attendees must register in SABA. Registration deadline is April 21.

5th Annual Primary Care Nursing Conference

May 15, 2014, TimberLake Lodge, 144 SE 17th Street, Grand Rapids, MN 55744

This conference is designed to motivate and stimulate nurses to become more actively involved in patient assessment. Participants will learn strategies and skills needed to provide comprehensive nursing care in multiple practice settings .

Perinatal orientation and course offerings

Newborn Transition

Wednesday, May 21, 2014, Allina Commons, 2925 Chicago Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55407

A dynamic, informative and clinically focused program developed specifically for the practicing nurse, this fast paced, comprehensive and intense review studies AP and IP disorders that impact the fetus and the neonate, along with fetal/ neonatal factors of concern for transitioning to extrauterine life; examines recognition and stabilization of the high-risk neonate via head-to-toe comprehensive physical assessment; and discusses physiology, pathophysiology, signs/symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of the neonate.

Newborn Litigation

Thursday, May 22, 2014, Allina Commons, 2925 Chicago Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55407

Caring for this vulnerable population requires excellent nursing skills that follow the nursing process and focus on patient safety. This course reviews these issues with a focus both on the legal process and how your care is reviewed. Topics include: a review of the nursing process, documentation, common areas of litigation, patient safety initiatives; and prevention of liability.

New Trends in Perinatology

Thursday, May 22, 2014, Hilton Minneapolis / St. Paul Airport, 3800 American Boulevard, East Bloomington, MN 55425

During this evening dinner symposium we will be reviewing common concerns in the care of high risk obstetrical patients. We will be presenting cases, discussing current best practice and reviewing the services of Minnesota Perinatal Physicians with the intended result of strengthening the care team, and providing a better understanding of patient management for our obstetrical partners.

Advanced Fetal Monitoring

Monday and Tuesday, October 6-7, 2014, Allina Commons, 2925 Chicago Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55407

This two-day course is a multi-disciplinary, patient safety approach to electronic fetal monitoring that will help you identify the limitations of EFM as a diagnostic tool, recognize the physiologic significance of moderate variability and FHR accelerations, evaluate new technology, and more.