Medical Outreach Webinar Series | Blank Children's Hospital
Blank Children's Hospital

Medical Outreach

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, August 1, 2018 

"Bridging the Gap for the New Employee"

This webinar will provide guidance to the NRP instructor on how to effectively assist the new employee with acquiring the necessary skills for NRP. 

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018 

"Cake and Ice Cream: Is it really fun?"
In this webinar we will take a closer look at understanding how current feeding practice in the NICU influences long-term feeding outcomes. 
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Wednesday, August 15, 2018 

"Autism in Iowa: Pillars of Paradox and Promise"

This webinar will help you to understand the necessary interventions for children diagnosed with Autism in the state of Iowa. 
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Wednesday, August 22, 2018 

"Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Section (VBAC)"

This webinar will discuss the history of VBAC's, candidates for VBAC, the risk and benefits of VBAC and current trends. 
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

"No More Secrets: Understanding Child Sexual Abuse"

This webinar will help participants understand the dynamics and misconceptions of child sexual abuse. The realities of child sexual abuse will be discussed as well as what makes a child more vulnerable to sexual abuse. Participants can also expect to learn possible indicators of child sexual abuse and how to handle a disclosure from a child. 
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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.
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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

"Interesting Cases from the Pediatric Emergency Department"

This webinar will discuss common and less frequently encountered pediatric emergencies. 
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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

"Current Updates in the Treatment of Pediatric Behavior Issues"
This webinar will help you to understand the basic behavior problems in childhood and available treatment strategies. 
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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.