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Pediatric Critical Care Nursing

  1. 1. PEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE NURSING ORLANDO, FL September 12–15, 2012PRECONFERENCESSeptember 12• Pediatric Critical Care Overview• Pediatric Cardiovascular NursingRegister Early and Save!(see page 10 for details)Earn up to 22.75 CE HoursREGISTER TODAY!
  2. 2. You’re Invited!New guidelines, advances in monitoring, ethical dilemmas, optimal patient comfort—these are just a few of the challengesat the heart of caring for critically ill and injured children. Keeping up with these changes and coordinating all facets ofthe care plan, from treating the disease process to meeting the psychosocial needs of the child and family, can turn dailypractice into a balancing act. Yet our goal remains constant—to provide the best possible care to our vulnerable patients.Join us at the 28th Annual Pediatric Critical Care Nursing Conference, where clinical experts will share their extensiveknowledge and experience, and encourage thought-provoking discussions and problem-solving. Whether you’re a nursenew to this specialty or an experienced clinician, the knowledge you gain will help you think critically and practice safely.Highlights of the 2012 conference include: he ever-popular “Pediatric Critical Care Overview” Preconference, focusing on the assessment and management of T our physiologically compromised patients. he dynamic “Pediatric Cardiovascular Nursing” Preconference, concentrating on the pathophysiology, cutting-edge T interventions and medical/surgical management of patients with cardiac disease or defects. aculty experts who understand first-hand the unique challenges of caring for critically ill children. F vidence-based content and clinical application of the information provided. E ew perspectives gained through lively interaction with faculty and colleagues from diverse practice settings across the country. N The opportunity to relax and take advantage of the wealth of activities that Orlando has to offer!Invite a colleague to join you, and mark the dates on your calendar! You’ll return to work feeling informed, re-energizedand ready to meet any challenge. See you in Orlando! Conference Chair Conference Planning Committee Mary Fran Hazinski, MSN, RN, FAAN, FAHA Jodi McDuffie, MSN, MHA, RN, CCRN Harriet D. Miller, PhD, ARNP, CPN Contemporary Forums Marisa G. Mize, DNP, CCRN, CPNP, PC, AC Jeannine Strunk, BSN, RN Patricia S. Robinson, PhD, CPNP Senior Program Manager Conference Objectives Who Should Attend?This program will enable pediatric nurses to: Anyone involved in the care of critically ill children. ncorporate pathophysiologic concepts into the care of I children with various diseases, injuries and congenital If you are a: If you work in a: anomalies.  Staff Nurse  Pediatric ICU iscuss recent research findings to better understand D  Nurse Practitioner  General Pediatric Unit and appropriately utilize current evidence-based  Clinical Nurse Specialist  Adult/Mixed ICU recommendations for care.  Nurse Manager  Emergency/Trauma Unit dentify risk factors, prevention strategies and I interventions for common complications.  Educator or Instructor  ardiovascular/ C  Transport Nurse Cardiology Unit xplore ethical and practice dilemmas inherent in the E  Trauma Nurse  Surgery/Surgical Unit care of critically ill children.  Case Manager  Neonatal ICU efine critical thinking skills and clinical judgment through R case study discussions and interaction with experts in the … this conference is for you! field.2 Visit us to register today • Follow us on Facebook and Twitter (#PCCN12)
  3. 3. AccreditationA Certificate of Attendance will be available online after you complete the course requirements, enabling you to registeryour credit with the appropriate licensing boards or associations. To apply for credit not listed below, use the procedureestablished by the specific organization.Nurses and Nurse Practitioners Pharmacology Credit for Prescriptive AuthorityPreconference A: 6.25 ANCC/7.5 CA BRN contact hours Preconference A: 1.5 hoursPreconference B: 6.75 ANCC/8.1 CA BRN contact hours Preconference B: 1 hourMain Conference: 16 ANCC/19.2 CA BRN contact hours Main Conference: 4.25 hours availableContemporary Forums is accredited as a provider of continuing indicates pharmacology content. Because states’nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing requirements vary, contact your Board of Nursing for moreCenter’s Commission on Accreditation. information.Contemporary Forums is approved by the California Case ManagersBoard of Registered Nursing, Provider #04516. Application has been made for continuing education credit(CA BRN contact hour = 50 minutes) from the Commission for Case Manager Certification. This program is approved for a maximum of 22.75 NAPNAP contact hours (6.25 contact Other Professionals hours - Preconference A or 6.75 contact Preconference A: 6.25 hours hours - Preconference B; 16 contact hours Preconference B: 6.75 hours- Main Conference) of which a maximum of 5.75 contain Main Conference: 16 hourspharmacology ( ) content per the National Association You will receive a Certificate of Attendance verifying yourof Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Continuing attendance at this course. Please comply with the guidelinesEducation Guidelines. Contemporary Forums, NAPNAP of the appropriate boards, organizations or agencies inApproved Provider, Agency #12. registering your credit. Exhibits Email UpdatesTo enhance your educational experience, we are inviting If you are not currently receiving Online CE Library orrepresentatives from professionally relevant companies, conference information and updates via email, please goorganizations and hospitals to exhibit equipment, supplies, to and career opportunities. The schedule provides You will then be notified of all conferences as soon asparticipants time for one-on-one discussion with exhibitors. they are announced as well as have access to specialFor exhibit space availability or additional information: promotions. All email addresses are for ContemporaryCall: (925) 361-4807 Forums use only.Email: exhibits@cforums.comVisit: A Leader in Quality Continuing Education for Healthcare Professionals for 30 years 3
  4. 4. Conference FacultyLindsey Albert, BSN, RN, CCRN Karen Iacono, MSN, ARNPOrgan Recovery Coordinator Certified Pediatric Nurse PractitionerTransLife - Organ and Tissue Donation Services Cardiology and Cardiac CatheterizationOrlando, Florida Congenital HeartKevin M. Creamer MD, FAAP Arnold Palmer Hospital for ChildrenCOL (ret) US Army Medical Corps Orlando, FloridaAssociate Professor of Pediatrics Cynthia Kling, MSN, CCNS, CCRN, CPNUniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Clinical Nurse SpecialistPediatric Hospitalist Pediatric Critical Care UnitsChildren’s National Medical Center Arnold Palmer Hospital for ChildrenWashington, DC Orlando, FloridaValarie Eichler, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC/PC Ki Hyeong Lee, MDAcute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Medical DirectorCritical Care Services Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy CenterChildren’s Medical Center Dallas Walt Disney Pavilion/Florida Hospital for ChildrenDallas, Texas Orlando, FloridaMary Farrell, MD Maureen A. Madden, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC, Pediatric Intensivist CCRN, FCCMArnold Palmer Hospital for Children Pediatric Critical Care Nurse PractitionerClinical Assistant Professor The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital,Department of Clinical Sciences Robert Wood Johnson University HospitalFlorida State College of Medicine Assistant Professor of PediatricsVice Chief of Staff Orlando Health Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolOrlando, Florida University of Medicine and Dentistry New JerseyJeanette F. Green, MSN, ARNP, CPNP New Brunswick, New JerseyNurse Research Scientist Sarah A. Martin, MS, RN, PCCNP, CCRNCenter for Pediatric Research and Outcomes Teacher-Practitioner, Pediatric ICUWalt Disney Pavilion/Florida Hospital for Children Rush Children’s HospitalOrlando, Florida Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical CenterDebra Hanisch, MSN, RN, PNP Instructor, College of Nursing, Rush UniversityNurse Practitioner, Pediatric Cardiology Chicago, IllinoisLucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford Constantine Mavroudis, MDPalo Alto, California Director, Congenital Heart InstituteMary Fran Hazinski, MSN, RN, FAAN, FAHA Walt Disney Pavilion/Florida Hospital for ChildrenConference Chair Orlando, FloridaEditor, Nursing Care of the Critically Ill Child, Jodi McDuffie, MSN, MHA, RN, CCRN 3rd Edition (2012) Planning Committee MemberProfessor, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Nursing Operations ManagerClinical Specialist, Pediatric Critical Care Pediatric Intensive Care UnitMonroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Pediatric Critical Care TransportNashville, Tennessee Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children Orlando, Florida4 Visit us to register today • Follow us on Facebook and Twitter (#PCCN12)
  5. 5. Harriet D. Miller, PhD, ARNP, CPN Ronald M. Perkin, MD, MA, FCCM, FAAPPlanning Committee Member Medical Director, Vidant Children’s HospitalClinical Nurse Research Scientist Chief of Pediatrics, Vidant Medical CenterOrlando Health System University Health Systems of Eastern CarolinaOrlando, Florida Ma nard Distinguished Professor and Chairman, yLisa M. Milonovich, MSN, RN, PCCNP, CCRN Department of PediatricsPediatric Critical Care Nurse Practitioner, Team Leader Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina UniversityCritical Care Services Greenville, North CarolinaChildren’s Medical Center Dallas Patricia S. Robinson, PhD, CPNPDallas, Texas Planning Committee MemberMarisa G. Mize, DNP, CCRN, CPNP, PC, AC Director, Center for Pediatric ResearchPlanning Committee Member Walt Disney Pavilion/Florida Hospital for ChildrenPediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Critical Care Orlando, FloridaWalter Reed Army Medical Center Lawrence D. Spack, MD, FAAPWashington, DC Medical Director, Pediatric Critical CareJo Ann Nieves, MSN, PNP-BC, ARNP, FAHA Children’s Critical Care AssociatesNurse Practitioner, Cardiology Arnold Palmer Hospital for ChildrenMiami Children’s Hospital Orlando, FloridaMiami, Florida Tammy L. Uhl, MSN, RN, CCRN, CCNS Pediatric Critical Care Clinical Nurse SpecialistLinda C. Nylander-Housholder, MSN, ARNP, CCRNAdvanced Care Educator Duke Children’s HospitalMiami Children’s Hospital Duke University Health SystemMiami, Florida Durham, North Carolina Rave Reviews“Awesome conference! I definitely left feeling I learned “Wonderful conference! Presentations were current andsomething new. Now I’m energized to make changes informative. Speakers were knowledgeable and passionatein the way we provide critical care to the children of our about their topics. A fun way to learn, connect and grow!”community.” - Annierose Abogadie, RN, BSN, CCRN, CPN • Laurel, MD - Alison Hitt, BSN, CCRN • Elkhart, IN “To all critical care bedside nurses, this conference should“Lots of clinically pertinent topics covered in-depth by be a must!”knowledgeable and interesting lecturers.” - Kay Nambiar, RN, CCRN, MSN • Jeddah, Saudia Arabia - Virginia Leon, MEd, RN • Barrington, RI“My first conference as a PICU RN. Loved the variety oftopics and the professional learning environment.” - Amy Jensen, RN, BSN • Raleigh, NC A Leader in Quality Continuing Education for Healthcare Professionals for 30 years 5
  6. 6. Preconference A Preconference BPediatric Critical Care Overview Pediatric Cardiovascular NursingPediatric nurses must always be alert for signs of This Preconference is designed for pediatric critical carechanging clinical status in their patients. This Preconference nurses who would like to reinforce their current knowledgewill provide information on the pathophysiology, assessment and explore concepts beyond the basic anatomy andand management of common illnesses and complications physiology of the pediatric heart. Investigate cardiacencountered in pediatric critical care. Utilize this advanced pathophysiology and the most up to date procedures andknowledge to better evaluate the children in your care from interventions available for the critically ill child. Don’t missadmission to discharge. this opportunity to advance your knowledge to the next level!This Preconference will enable you to: This Preconference will enable you to: escribe the pathophysiology of selected disease D  escribe the pathophysiology of high-risk D states. cardiovascular lesions. ecognize early indications of children at risk for R  dentify appropriate treatment options, intervention I complications. strategies and potential complications relative to both medically and surgically managed cardiac disease. ccurately assess patients who present with alterations A in endocrine, respiratory, neurologic and cardiac  nderstand the important role of discharge teaching U function. in ensuring the best possible long-term outcomes for these patients.Wednesday, September 12 Wednesday, September 12 7:00 a.m. Preconference Registration ▪ Exhibits 7:00 a.m. Preconference Registration ▪ Exhibits 8:00 Endocrine Disorders: Not Just DKA! ( = .25 hr.) 8:00 Congenital Heart Lesions: An Overview Marisa G. Mize, DNP, CCRN, CPNP, PC, AC Mary Fran Hazinski, MSN, RN, FAAN, FAHA 8:45 Liver Failure 8:45 he Single Ventricle: Pathophysiology and T Sarah A. Martin, MS, RN, PCCNP, CCRN Implications for Management 9:30 Refreshment Break ▪ Exhibits Jo Ann Nieves, MSN, PNP-BC, ARNP, FAHA 9:30 Refreshment Break ▪ Exhibits 10:00 VAP and Bundles: Are They Working in Children? 10:00 P ediatric Cardiac Catheterization: New Marisa G. Mize, DNP, CCRN, CPNP, PC, AC Developments and Interventions Karen Iacono, MSN, ARNP 10:45 Pathophysiology, Clinical Signs and Symptoms and Management of Hypovolemic 10:45 Post-Surgical Care of the Congenital Heart and Cardiogenic Shock ( = .25 hr.) Patient ( = .25 hr.) Mary Fran Hazinski, MSN, RN, FAAN, FAHA Constantine Mavroudis, MD 11:30 Questions and Discussion ( = .25 hr.) 11:30 Questions and Discussion Faculty Panel Faculty Panel1 2:00 p.m. Lunch on Your Own 1 2:00 p.m. Lunch on Your Own 1:15 Acute Renal Failure in the Pediatric Patient 1:15 P ulmonary Hypertension: Nursing Care Lisa M. Milonovich, MSN, RN, PCCNP, CCRN Goals and Surviving A “Crisis” ( = .25 hr.) Jo Ann Nieves, MSN, PNP-BC, ARNP, FAHA 2:00 Spinal Cord Injury: Assessment and Nursing Care ( = .25 hr.) 1:45 Bedside ECG Interpretation Cynthia Kling, MSN, CCNS, CCRN, CPN Debra Hanisch, MSN, RN, PNP 2:45 Refreshment Break ▪ Exhibits 2:30 Refreshment Break ▪ Exhibits 3:15 Management of Acute Intracranial 2:45 Management of Pediatric Arrhythmias: Hypertension ( = .25 hr.) Ablation, Medication and Device Valarie Eichler, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC/PC Implantation ( = .25 hr.) Debra Hanisch, MSN, RN, PNP 4:00 Questions and Discussion ( = .25 hr.) Faculty Panel 3:30 he Journey Home: Discharge Teaching for T 4:30 Adjourn Low Risk Patients to Complex, Single-Ventricle Neonates Jo Ann Nieves, MSN, PNP-BC, ARNP, FAHA 4:15 Questions and Discussion ( = .25 hr.) Faculty Panel 4:45 Adjourn = Pharmacology Credit for Prescriptive Authority.6 Visit us to register today • Follow us on Facebook and Twitter (#PCCN12)
  7. 7. MAIN CONFERENCEThursday, September 13 Friday, September 14 7:00 a.m. Main Conference Registration ▪ Exhibits During each Concurrent Session, 4 topics are presented simultaneously in separate rooms. Sessions are limited in 8:00 A ttention to Detail: How Incremental size. Choices are assigned in the order received. Indicate Improvements Can Increase Resuscitation your selections on the Registration Form. Survival ( = .25 hr.) Mary Fran Hazinski, MSN, RN, FAAN, FAHA 8:00 a.m. CONCURRENT SESSIONS #1 8:50 Acute Abdomen: Surgical The #11 dvanced Hemodynamic Monitoring A Case Studies Including Use of Pulmonary Artery Catheters Sarah A. Martin, MS, RN, PCCNP, CCRN and Cardiac Output Monitoring ( = .25 hr.) 9:30 Refreshment Break ▪ Exhibits Mary Fran Hazinski, MSN, RN, FAAN, FAHA 10:00 Current Controversies in Pediatric Ethics #12 evere Acute Asthma ( = .5 hr.) S Patricia S. Robinson, PhD, CPNP Ronald M. Perkin, MD, MA, FCCM, FAAP 10:45 Pediatric Poisonings: Kids Will Eat #13 avigating Neurovascular Emergencies: N Anything ( = .5 hr.) Strokes, Aneurysms, AVMs ( = .25 hr.) Maureen A. Madden, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC, Valarie Eichler, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC/PC CCRN, FCCM #14 ediatric Burn Injuries: Translating Current P 11:30 Questions and Discussion ( = .25 hr.) Evidence into Critical Care Practice ( = .25 hr.) Faculty Panel Jeanette F. Green, MSN, ARNP, CPNP1 2:00 p.m. Lunch on Your Own 9:15 Session Change 1:30 edation Withdrawal: Scoring S 9:30 CONCURRENT SESSIONS #2 Controversies and Recent Data on Withdrawal Plans and Protocols ( = .75 hr.) #21 luid and Electrolyte Imbalances and F Marisa G. Mize, DNP, CCRN, CPNP, PC, AC Dehydration in Critically Ill Children ( = .25 hr.) 2:15 End of Life Care in the PICU ( = .25 hr.) Mary Fran Hazinski, MSN, RN, FAAN, FAHA Ronald M. Perkin, MD, MA, FCCM, FAAP #22 Bad Night in the PICU: A 3:00 Refreshment Break ▪ Exhibits Interactive Case Studies Kevin M. Creamer, MD, FAAP 3:30 Running a Wartime PICU: Pediatric Marisa G. Mize, DNP, CCRN, CPNP, PC, AC Combat Trauma Kevin M. Creamer, MD, FAAP #23 ntimicrobial Resistant Organisms: A How Can We Help Prevent the Spread? ( = .5 hr.) 4:15 uestions and Discussion ( Q = .25 hr.) Lisa M. Milonovich, MSN, RN, PCCNP, CCRN Faculty Panel 4:45 Adjourn #24 Impressions Count: How Sick is That Child? Assessment Tips and Tribulations Linda C. Nylander-Housholder, MSN, ARNP, CCRN 10:45 Refreshment Break 11:15 CONCURRENT SESSIONS #3 #31 epsis and Septic Shock: S Pathophysiology Lawrence D. Spack, MD, FAAP #32 ublishing Your Critical Care Practice: A P Great Idea but How Do You Get Started? Sarah A. Martin, MS, RN, PCCNP, CCRN Panel of Authors #33 XR Interpretation C Maureen A. Madden, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC, CCRN, FCCM #34 onflict Resolution in the PICU: C Case Studies Harriet D. Miller, PhD, ARNP, CPN Patricia S. Robinson, PhD, CPNP 1 2:30 p.m. Lunch on Your Own = Pharmacology Credit for Prescriptive Authority. Program continued on page 8. A Leader in Quality Continuing Education for Healthcare Professionals for 30 years 7
  8. 8. MAIN CONFERENCE Friday, September 14 (continued) 2:00 CONCURRENT SESSIONS #4 #41 he Pediatric Sepsis Sprint: Translating T Protocols and Guidelines into Time-Based Orlando Bedside Actions ( = .25 hr.) Kevin M. Creamer, MD, FAAP A visitor to Orlando feels much like a kid in a candy shop … there’s so much to do it’s hard to know what to #42 he Ins and Outs of Renal Replacement T choose first! The Magic Kingdom Park is a natural first Therapy ( = .25 hr.) stop where you’ll find countless attractions, restaurants Lisa M. Milonovich, MSN, RN, PCCNP, CCRN and shops, as well as thrilling rides, including Splash #43 Non-Accidental Head Trauma: Diagnosis Mountain and Haunted Mansion. At the end of your and Treatment evening, the sky over the Magic Kingdom Park explodes Harriet D. Miller, PhD, ARNP, CPN with the biggest, brightest fireworks extravaganza, illuminating a magical gathering of Disney dreams. #44 rgan and Tissue Donation in the PICU: O An Amoebic Encephalitis Case Study EPCOT Theme Park’s “Future World” and “World Lindsey Albert, BSN, RN, CCRN Showcases” stretch your imagination with educational Jodi McDuffie, MSN, MHA, RN, CCRN and entertaining exhibits and attractions. Test Track shows you the heart-stopping world of auto testing on 3:15 Refreshment Break one of Disney’s longest and fastest rides. At Soarin, 3:45 CONCURRENT SESSIONS #5 you’ll experience a serene, multi-sensory hang-gliding flight over California. Mission: SPACE is the ultimate #51 hen Are You Really Dead? New W interactive adventure as you prepare with your astronaut Guidelines for Brain Death Determination team to blast into space. Witness a thrilling nighttime Mary Farrell, MD kaleidoscope as the sky erupts in music and lasers #52 entilation Strategies: Should I Use V during IllumiNations. Non-Invasive or Invasive Ventilation? Disney’s Hollywood Studios offers behind the scenes Valarie Eichler, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC/PC glimpses of Hollywood-style action with live shows, #53 ritical Lab Values and C thrilling attractions and backstage tours. Enjoy Indiana Clinical Applications ( = .25 hr.) Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular, a live show that gives you Linda C. Nylander-Housholder, MSN, ARNP, CCRN #54 CMO: Moving Forward - One Step E at a Time Tammy L. Uhl, MSN, RN, CCRN, CCNS 5:00 AdjournSaturday, September 15 8:00 a.m. he Devil in Distractions: T The Avoidance of Human Error Tammy L. Uhl, MSN, RN, CCRN, CCNS 8:45 Impact of Sleep Loss and Fatigue on the Healthcare Professional Ronald M. Perkin, MD, MA, FCCM, FAAP 9:30 Refreshment Break 9:45 Epilepsy: Pre-Surgical Monitoring and Post-Surgical Management in the PICU ( = .25 hr.) Ki Hyeong Lee, MD10:30 Medical Management of the Severely Brain Injured Child: New Guidelines ( = .25 hr.) Mary Farrell, MD 11:15 Questions and Discussion Faculty Panel 11:45 Adjourn8 Visit us to register today • Follow us on Facebook and Twitter (#PCCN12)
  9. 9. a look into movie stunts and special effects. The Twilight Zone The Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, one of Orlando’sTower of Terror has added a new dimension of fright, making most inviting escapes, has an outstanding array of resortthe plunge down the abandoned hotel elevator shaft even amenities that create a serene ambiance for guests and theirmore terrifying! families. Take advantage of on-site activities including 45Downtown Disney is big-city fun in an area teeming with holes of Jack Nicklaus Signature Design golf, a racquet club,excitement, shops, restaurants and entertainment. Live it up a 21-acre lake with water sports, a lagoon swimming poolat Cirque du Soleil’s La Nouba, a dazzling performance of with waterfalls and waterslides and Camp Hyatt children’sacrobatic artistry. Experience the first-ever indoor interactive programs. Experience the beauty of nature on an Audubontheme park at DisneyQuest … hop into a simulator and ride Walk, or treat yourself to a relaxing spa treatment. Savora roller coaster that you design, fly a magic carpet through an a meal prepared by renowned chefs in one of our sixancient city, and record your own CD at Radio Disney Song restaurants, or relax at a poolside lounge with family, newMaker. Be sure to stop by Pleasure Island, offering unique friends or colleagues.dining, shopping and entertainment experiences. Even with the incredible choice of activities at Hyatt RegencyUniversal Orlando Resorts includes two theme parks that Grand Cypress, you may still want to experience otherdefine state-of-the-art entertainment. In the Islands of Orlando attractions during your stay. Stop by the conciergeAdventure is The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, America’s desk for information on these and other activities. No matterhottest new theme park. You’ll pass through the towering what your interest, you’ll discover there are plenty of OrlandoHogwarts castle gates to explore familiar passageways, attractions to suit your taste!visit the shops at Hogsmeade and sample fare at Three We look forward to seeing you in Orlando for what promisesBroomsticks and the Hogs Head. At Universal Studios to be an excellent combination of education and enjoymentFlorida you can plunge right into the action of your favorite in a spectacular resort area. To receive more information, callblockbuster entertainment as you enjoy E.T. Adventure, Men the Orlando Convention Visitors Bureau at (407) 363-5800In Black Alien Attack and Shrek 4-D. or visit or A Leader in Quality Continuing Education for Healthcare Professionals for 30 years 9
  10. 10. Registration Information egistrations must include full tuition payment to be accepted. Registrations faxed without payment will not R be processed. Conference communications are sent via email. When registering please provide attendee’s best email address as some emails are filtered and blocked. Since conference registration and hotel rooms are limited, early registration is advised. Out of consideration to registrants, children of any age and spouses may not attend the sessions. Preconference Tuition (U.S. Funds) Main Conference Preconference A or B A or B Early Registration Fee* $215 $455 (On/before August 1) Regular Registration Fee (After August 1) $245 $495 *Postmarked or phone/fax/online registration and fees received on/before August 1. Your tuition includes refreshment breaks, Certificate of Attendance, and Online CE Library access to presentation handouts before and after the conference. In addition, you will have complimentary Online CE Library access for 2 years to the recorded presentations from the Preconference and/or Main Conference for which you registered. Main Conference registrants may earn additional CE credit online free of charge for Concurrent Sessions they did not attend. See page 11 for Library details. Group Discounts (Mail, fax or call in together. Online registration is not available.) Tuition discounts are given to groups of 3 or more registering for the complete Main Conference. Discounts do not apply to the Preconferences. To qualify for the group discount, all registration information must be complete for all group members, payment included and forms sent together. If faxing, list all group members on cover sheet. Subtract the discount from the tuition fee. Groups may not be formed after individual registrations are received. $25 per person discount for 3 or 4 in a group $45 per person discount for 5 or more in a group Method of Tuition Payment Make payment by check (payable to Contemporary Forums and enclose with Registration Form), Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or Purchase Order. A $30 fee is charged for any returned check. Personal checks are NOT accepted at the conference. Purchase Orders must be received with registration by the conference date and include the P.O. number, invoice address, tuition, approval signature, contact name, email address and phone number. Register Online, or by Phone, Fax or Mail (Payment is required to register.) Register only ONCE, online at, by mail or fax (800) 329-9923, or call (800) 377-7707, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Pacific Time). Before calling, complete all registration information. Tax Deductibility Expenses of training, tuition, travel, lodging and meals to maintain or improve professional skills may be TAX DEDUCTIBLE. Consult your tax advisor. Partial Attendance (Online registration is not available.) register, call Contemporary Forums for tuition and CE credit for individual days. Group discounts do not apply. To Registrations may not be shared. Cancellations Cancellations may be made by phone or in writing. Cancellations received on/before August 1 receive a full tuition refund. Cancellations received after August 1 are assessed a $20 processing fee. No refunds for cancellations received after the conference begins or for “no shows.” If this meeting is cancelled for any reason, including labor strikes or acts of God, liability is limited to a full refund of registration fees. Program Changes Contemporary Forums reserves the right to make necessary changes in speakers, topics or schedule. The most current program can be found on our website Questions? Contact Contemporary Forums at (800) 377-7707, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Pacific Time) or email If you require special arrangements at this conference, call (800) 377-7707, at least 30 days prior to the conference..EASY WAYS TO REGISTER Online (Credit card only) Fax (Credit card or Phone (Credit card only) Mail - Attn: Registrar Visit us at Purchase Order) Monday - Friday Contemporary (800) 329-9923 (800) 377-7707 6377 Clark Avenue, Ste. 200 24 hours a day 8am - 5pm, Pacific Time Dublin, CA 9456810 Visit us to register today • Follow us on Facebook and Twitter (#PCCN12)
  11. 11. Hotel Accommodations Travel Discounts he conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Grand T Contemporary Forums has a special discount Cypress, One Grand Cypress Blvd., Orlando, FL 32836. A agreement with United Airlines unavailable limited block of rooms is being held for you and your guests to the general public. To obtain these special at special group rates which will be in effect, based on room conference fares call the Special Meeting availability, from September 10 to September 16 for those Desk at (800) 521-4041, Account Code 510CW. Ticketing wishing to extend their stay to enjoy area activities or and payment can be done directly by you or through your qualify for discount airfares. travel agent. To ensure the best flights and times, since seats are limited, make your reservations early. Fares are Rates: $149 single/double guaranteed at the time of the ticket purchase. Rates are per room and subject to prevailing state and local taxes. Hertz is the official car rental agency Hotel Program Fee A reduced Hotel Program Fee of $10/day for the official for the conference. Special rates will conference dates provides use of hotel activities and be in effect throughout the conference amenities including complimentary in-room internet as well as one week before and after. For special rates, connection, laptop safe, coffee/tea; unlimited use of the call HERTZ at (800) 654-2240 and refer to Contemporary Health Club and sports facilities, non-motorized boats, and Forums plus the conference discount code CV#03000259. resort bicycles/quadricycles; and complimentary theme park shuttle to Disney, SeaWorld and Universal/Islands of Online CE Library Adventure. Fee will automatically be added to attendee’s room account. To obtain the special group rates, make your reservation early and before the “hotel room block release date” CONFERENCE ATTENDEES which is August 10. Rooms may sell out before this Registration includes: date so be sure to make your reservation now. After the • Access your recorded sessions for 2 years release date, rooms and group rates may no longer be available so call the hotel regarding availability. • Earn additional CE for Concurrent Sessions free To reserve your room online, please visit our website at • Share online sessions with 3 colleagues (CE credit optional, $10 per session) for details. or room reservations, call (888) 421-1442 and inform F CAN’T ATTEND THIS LIVE CONFERENCE? them that you are attending the Contemporary Forums’ Pre-order online access to the recorded preconferences conference on Pediatric Critical Care Nursing. Request and main conference for only $425! You must order a confirmation number and written confirmation of your before 9/12/12 to receive this special discount. Multimedia reservation. Reservations must include a first night’s deposit. content will be available at 2-3 ontact the hotel regarding cancellation policy. For C weeks after the end of conference. arrivals after 3 p.m., call the hotel on the day of travel to • ver 50 hours of ANCC credit included with purchase O reconfirm reservations. • Share content with 3 colleagues  or additional hotel information, call the Hyatt Regency F (CE credit optional, $10 per session) Grand Cypress at (407) 239-1234. • Unlimited online access for 2 years Place your order today by registering online at CONTEMPORARY FORUMS or on the registration form. 2012 CONFERENCE CALENDAR (Partial listing) ONLINE CE LIBRARY GROUP ACCESS PROGRAMS AVAILABLE Pediatric Nursing: Care of the Hospitalized Child Boston, MA • May 2-5 To request group account Neonatal Pharmacology details and discount pricing, Washington, DC • June 7-9 visit Perinatal Dilemmas or call (925) 361-4811. Jackson Hole, WY • July 15-18 AACN Nurse Manager Priorities Las Vegas, NV • September 6-8 Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians San Francisco, CA • September 10-16 Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians Washington, DC • October 8-14 Case Management Along the Continuum Boston, MA • October 14-17 The Fetus Newborn: State-of-the-Art Care San Francisco, CA • October 28-31 For complete conference information, visit, call toll-free at (800) 377-7707 or Contemporary Forums is a division of American Career College. A Leader in Quality Continuing Education for Healthcare Professionals for 30 years 11
  12. 12. Please Post Prominently or Forward to a Colleague if Unable to Attend. U.S. POSTAGE Contemporary PRSRT STDRegistration Form: Pediatric Critical Care Nursing Forums PAID Send this form with full payment (U.S. Funds) to: Contemporary Forums, Attn: Registrar, 6377 Clark Avenue, Suite 200, Dublin, CA 94568 Fax (800) 329-9923, Phone (800) 377-7707, or visit www.ContemporaryForums.comONLINE CE LIBRARY ONLY (Not Attending Conference - Details/Price Page 11) Conference Content via Library only (Complete all Registration Information, Professional Profile, and Payment Summary.)REGISTER TO ATTEND: Please share with your colleagues Preconference A: Pediatric Critical Care Overview (September 12) Preconference B: Pediatric Cardiovascular Nursing (September 12) Main Conference (September 13-15)REGISTRATION INFORMATION (Please Print Clearly)*Name, License/Degrees, Place of Employment, City, State appear on your badge.*First Name Social Security # (Last 4 Digits)*Last Name *License/Degrees*Place of Employment *Email*City *State 6377 Clark Avenue, Ste. 200 Contemporary Forums PDF*Attendee’s email:of Attendance and receipt,CE Library.presentation slides prior to conference,best emailto your Certificate For confirmation, Online access to Please print clearly and provide your accessaddress as some emails are filtered and blocked. Dublin, CA 94568Home Address Code:City State ZipDaytime Phone(s) PAYMENT SUMMARY #075312CONCURRENT SESSIONS SELECTION (Friday, Sept. 14, see pgs. 7-8)List the number of your 1st and 2nd choices since sessions are limited in size. Early Fee Postmark Deadline: August 1Assignments are made in the order received. Conference Content via Library Only $Session #1 (8:00 a.m.) Session #2 (9:30 a.m.) OR_________1st, _________2nd choice __________1st, __________2nd choice Main Conference Tuition (Attending) +$Session #3 (11:15 a.m.) Session #4 (2:00 p.m.) Group Discount (See page 10) $ -__________1st, _________2nd choice __________1st, __________2nd choice (Registration forms must be sent in together.) Preconference A Tuition: Overview +$Session #5 (3:45 p.m.)__________1st, _________2nd choice OR Preconference B Tuition: Cardiovascular +$PROFESSIONAL PROFILEChoose ONE category in each section that best applies to you. If your work requires TOTAL PAYMENT ENCLOSED $you to assume multiple roles, select the one that occupies the majority of your time.Use “Other” category only if none of the choices applies to you.  Check/Money Order Payable to Contemporary Forums OFFICE USE ONLY: C__________ D __________ E __________1. POSITION/JOB FUNCTION 3. YEARS IN PEDIATRIC NURSING Case Manager  1 Clinical Specialist  2-3 Educator/Instructor  4-7 Credit Card # Nurse Manager  8-10 Nurse Practitioner  11+ Staff/Charge Nurse Exp. Date Transport Other:_________________2. CLINICAL SETTING 4. HIGHEST EDUCATIONAL LEVEL Print Cardholder’s Name Adult/Mixed ICU  Diploma Cardiac ICU  Associate Degree Cardiology  Bachelors Degree Billing Address Emergency/Trauma  Masters Degree General Pediatrics  Doctoral Degree Hematology/Oncology Unit  Other:_________________ City State Zip Neonatal ICU Pediatric ICU Surgery/Surgical Unit Other:_________________ Payer EmailWe collect this data in order to provide you with information about Contemporary Forums,conferences, and the Online CE Library. If you prefer not to receive further information, Payer Phone #please see our Privacy Statement at