Continuing Medical Education
Children's National Health System's Office of Continuing Medical Education assists the institution in carrying out its mission by supporting and assisting faculty to develop and produce formal continuing medical education activities. These activities provide physicians and other pediatric health care professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to enhance their practice of medicine and improve health care outcomes through a continuing learning process.
Children's National Health System Office of Continuing Medical Education sponsors a variety of Conferences and Grand Rounds. Many conferences focus on specific pediatric topics that are of interest to pediatricians, family practitioners, specialists, and other health professionals.
Grand Rounds are open to physicians, nurses, physician assistants, social workers and other allied health professionals in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area.
CNHN sponsors CME programs annually for our members. Our educational goal is to improve care delivery and practice management. Meeting attendance is free to CNHN member pediatricians and key office personnel. These conferences are CME-accredited- which helps our members meet their licensure and maintenance of certification needs.
Over the past two decades, general emergency physicians have become increasingly proficient with bedside ultrasonography and have developed new uses for emergency ultrasound, mainly in adult patients.
The annual Pediatric Neurology update is a review of advances in common pediatric neurologic conditions, such as epilepsy, migraines, movement disorders, and neurobehavioral issues.
The Pediatric Board Review Course is designed and recommended for physicians preparing for either certification or the re-certification examination of the American Board of Pediatrics in General Pediatrics.
The Pediatric Board Review Home Study is the online version of the Children’s National Health System Pediatric Board Review Live Course, which takes place in August each year.
Children’s National Health System is a certified American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center and is currently offering online registration for Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) courses to the general public.
Child Care Technician (CCT) Program for nursing students who are at least one-half of the way through their nursing program and have completed a medical/surgical and/or pediatric clinical rotation.
We offer continuing education programs for nurses throughout the year. These on-site, off-site and online programs enhance professional development in nursing practice, education, administration, and research, all of which positively impact patient care outcomes and patient safety.
At Children’s, the Department of Nursing supports the career aspirations of all of our nurses and encourages nurses to periodically assess career goals. Children’s believes that professional development is an important component of providing excellent patient care outcomes.