2019 Recorded Webinars

UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Altoona

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Ingersoll

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Urgent Care - Ankeny

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Urgent Care - Lakeview

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Urgent Care - Merle Hay

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Urgent Care - Southglen

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Urgent Care - Urbandale

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2019 Recorded Webinars

Perinatal Mood Disorders: An Overview

This webinar will discuss 

- Primary risk factors for postpartum depression, anxiety and OCD 
- Decision-making strategies for more in depth evaluation and screening 
- Strengths and weaknesses of medication versus psychotherapy treatment 
- Critical differences between postpartum OCD and postpartum psychosis 
- How to connect patients with resources either locally or online resources for additional services 

Presented By:
Christine Young, LISW PMH-C, Outpatient Mental Health Therapist, Broadlawns Medical Center

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Food Allergies: Fact or Fiction

This webinar will discuss common misconceptions about food allergies. It will specifically address recognition, evaluation and treatment of IgE-mediated allergic reactions to food.

Presented By:
Tara Federly, MD, Allergist/Immunologist, Cornerstone Pediatrics and Family Allergy - West Des Moines

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Stay & Play or Load & Go

This webinar will review special considerations with inpatient pediatric patients including; pediatric assessment, signs and symptoms of a deteriorating patient, important factors to consider with families, appropriate interventions, and when to consider higher level of care.

Presented By:
Jamee Adams, RN, CPEN, Pediatric Transport Team, Blank Children's Hospital

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Acute Sexual Assault in Prepubescent Children

This webinar will explore the differences in acute sexual assault in prepubescent children versus adolescents and adults. We will review laboratory workup for this population and prophylaxis as well as discuss resources available to the healthcare team.

Presented By:
Ken McCann, DO, FAAP, Medical Director, Blank Children's STAR Center

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A Multidisciplinary Approach to an Evidenced Based Approach to Treatment for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

This webinar will give you tips and strategies of how to implement a new treatment approach to babies with NAS. Our approach starts prenatally and concludes with follow-up after discharge from the nursery.

Presented By:
Amy Ferguson, MD, FAAP, Pediatric Hospitalist, Associate Program Director of the Pediatric Residency, Medical Director of the Newborn Nursery, UnityPoint Health- Des Moines

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"NRP Instructor: A Guide to Becoming an Instructor and Maintaining Your Status"

The newest Neonatal Resuscitation Program Update included many changes especially when it comes to NRP istructors. This webinar will be an overview of the new process to acquire and maintain NRP Instructor status.

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Process Improvement in Pediatric Asthma (PIPA) - A Quality Improvement Initiative for the Inpatient and ED Setting

During this webinar, we will discuss the goals of the American Academy of Pediatrics "Process Improvement in Pediatric Asthma (PIPA)" Quality improvement initiative for both the ED and inpatient setting. We will describe the pathway/changes that we implemented locally at Blank. Next, we will review the outcomes of the QI study (nationally and locally). Finally, we will share our successes and areas for ongoing efforts for our inpatient and ED teams, as well as how we have taken the project to our fellow providers in the community. 

Presented By:
Julie Anderson-Suddarth, MD, FAAP, Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Sedation, Blank Children's Hospital Audrey Bush, MD, FAAP, Pediatric Hospitalist and Medical Director of Blank Inpatient Pediatrics, Blank Children's Hospital

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Genetic Evaluation of the Developmentally Delayed Child

We will review the primary care approach for patients with genetic concerns.

Presented By:
Nathan Noble, DO, FAAP, FACMG, Medical Director of the Anna Blank Developmental Center, Blank Children's Hospital

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