Medical Outreach Webinar Series
Our Medical Outreach Education team at the Center for Advocacy and Outreach arranges pediatric, neonatal and OB education for health care professionals and emergency medical service providers across the state. We are committed to being the best medical outreach education resource in order to ensure that all children in Iowa get the highest level of care when they need it most.
Below is the 2018 Webinar Schedule, check the website frequently as new webinars are added often.
To receive emails for webinar registration contact Chantelle Lorton at Chantelle.Lorton@unitypoint.org or 515.241.6763
2018 Webinar Schedule
All webinars are on Wednesdays from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Unless otherwise noted.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
"Child Passenger Safety for the Newborn"
This webinar will discuss the most up-to-date information regarding the safe transportation of newborns, including best practice guidelines for low birth weight and preterm infants.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
"Glucose Utilized by Newborn Infants"
We will review the need and utilization of glucose by newborns. We will cover managing babies after delivery to maintain adequate blood glucose.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
"Stop the Bleed"
Sadly, in the times we live, we hear about deadly mass casualty events daily. Police are trained to go into these chaotic scenes and make them safe prior to emergency personal coming to help victims. This crucial gap in time can be the difference between life and death. This program will help teach you how to help yourself and others if you find yourself suddenly in one of these situations.
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
"It's Not Just About the Newborn: Understanding the Risk of Maternal Death"
This webinar will discusses the maternal mortality rates both worldwide and in the US. It reveals causes of maternal death, how the changing healthcare needs of our pregnant patients is contributing to this and what we as healthcare providers can do to assist in making a difference in outcomes.
Wednesday, May 5, 2018
"Neonatal Finnegan Scoring"
This webinar with discuss adverse outcomes to
intrauterine exposure to drugs. clinical presentation of infants with neonatal
abstinence syndrome and diagnostic methods for neonatal abstinence syndrome. In
additional will review how to document clinical signs and symptoms of neonatal
abstinence syndrome using the Finnegan scoring tool.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
"School Health Emergencies"
This webinar will discuss ways to recognize medical and traumatic emergencies common to the development of the school aged child and strategies to be utilized by the school nurse to provide initial stabilization and management of the critically ill child.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
"Caring for the Child in Foster Care"
This webinar will discuss medical and mental health concerns for
children in foster care, the impact of trauma on children, calming techniques
for those with behavior concerns, and resources that the Foster Care Clinic
provides for these children.
Note: Blank Children's Hospital's webinars are the sole property of Blank Children's and the information provided is for information and educational purposes only.
Individuals may not reproduce the webinars in any form, no reference or use the information provided in them, without express written consent of the presenter. To obtain, please contact Joni Thornton at Joni.Thornton@unitypoint.org.
Additionally, the information contained herein is not medical advice and is neither intended to create, nor does receipt constitute, a client relationship. This presentation contains general information on medical issues and is not a substitute for medical advice from a qualified provider licenses in the appropriate specialty. This presentation is provided as public resource for "information purposes" only and should not be relied upon as "medical advice". Nothing transmitted from this presentation constitutes the establishment of a client relationship. Applicability of the medical principles discussed in this presentation may differ substantially in individual situations or in different states.