Medical Outreach Webinar Series | Blank Children's Hospital

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4020 Merle Hay Road
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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 2019 Webinar Schedule, check the website frequently as new webinars are added often. 
To receive emails for webinar registration contact Jessica Dinh at Jessica.Dinh@unitypoint.org or (515) 241-3537.

2019 Webinar Schedule

All webinars are on Wednesdays from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.


September 25, 2019

Foster Care and The Medical Home

We will review the American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for well child care for children in foster care as well as tips for the healthcare provider.

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

Click HERE to Register for the Webinar: Foster Care and The Medical Home


October 2, 2019

Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Pediatrics

This webinar will discuss 

- Incidence and timing of diabetic ketoacidosis is pediatric patients. 
- Pathophysiology, clinical presentation and complications of diabetic ketoacidosis. 
- Nationally recognized treatment guidelines for diabetic ketoacidosis; including controversies concerning components of treatment. 
- Blank Children's Hospital DKA protocol. 

Presented By:
Judy Walker, MD, Medical Director PICU, Pediatric Transport, Blank Children's Hospital

Click HERE to Register for the Webinar: Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Pediatrics


October 9, 2019

Sleep Difficulties in Children

This webinar will discuss common pitfalls for primary care providers in helping children with sleep related difficulties.

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

Click HERE to Register for the Webinar: Sleep Difficulties in Children


October 23, 2019

Lead Exposure in Iowa: Not Gone but Forgotten

This webinar will provide an overview of the impacts of exposure, common sources of lead in Iowa, prevention messaging for families, testing recommendations by age and special populations, ideas for increasing testing for diagnosis and intervention, and resources that are available in the state. 

Presented By:

Kathy Leinenkugel, MPA, MT, REHS, Community Health Consultant, Environmental Health Services Bureau, Iowa Department of Public Health 

Kevin Officer, Community Health Consultant, Environmental Health Services Bureau, Iowa Department of Public Health 

Click HERE to Register for the Webinar: Lead Exposure in Iowa: Not Gone but Forgotten


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 Jessica Dinh at Jessica.Dinh@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.