Blank Children's Hospital

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 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, January 17, 2018

"What is changing in Bronchiolitis and Pediatric Respiratory Management" 
This webinar will discuss etiology of respiratory conditions, pediatric assessment, new options for treatment including ram cannula and other oxygen equipment, and the benefits and complications behind different treatment options. 
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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. 

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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.

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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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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

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.