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Emergencies + Complex Pediatrics Conference Prepares Nurses for the Unexpected

Recognizing the need to educate home care professionals on what to expect when an emergency occurs in the home, Pediatric Home Service will host an Emergencies and Complex Pediatrics Conference for Home Care Nurses on April 27, 2017 at the University of Northwestern in St. Paul, MN.

This day-long education opportunity will offer 7 contact hours for $100 as nurses learn from some of the leading health care professionals in the metro area. Session topics include:

  • Collaboration with EMS: roles, when to call, and what to do when EMS arrives
  • Managing the emotional and social complexities of an emergency
  • How to respond to anaphylaxis
  • Sepsis: signs and symptoms

Join emergency response professionals from Hennepin County Medical Center and Minneapolis Fire Department, doctors from Children’s Respiratory & Critical Care and Fairview Home Care & Hospice, as well as nurses and pharmacists from Pediatric Home Service for this day of learning, discussion and networking. You will walking away feeling more confident than ever in your ability to respond to emergencies in your patients’ homes, and how you play a valuable role in the success of EMS responders.

Registration, speaker bios, schedules, and accommodation recommendations can be found by visiting

Hope to see you there!

Originally published: March 1, 2017