Children’s Hospital At Erlanger Hosts Pediatric Conference In Ringgold May 4

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Healthcare providers are invited to attend the annual Children’s Educational Potpourri conference presented by Children’s Hospital at Erlanger on Friday, May 4, at The Colonnade in Ringgold.    Among the many topics covered at this year’s North Georgia conference are sleep apnea in children, behavioral health disorders and illicit drug use. 

The conference is designed specifically for healthcare and emergency medicine professionals who specialize in the care of pediatric and neonatal patients.  Other topics include Inhibitor Insight and the treatment of Hemophilia.  Pediatric simulation stations will also be available for training during breakout sessions.  

“We are extremely fortunate to once again host this conference at The Colonnade this year,” said Darwin Koller, MD, Emergency Department medical director for Children’s Hospital at Erlanger.  “Our goal is to deliver excellence in pediatric medical care while providing vital services to those in need.  That also includes providing continuing education and training to health professionals throughout the region.”  

Physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, respiratory therapists, emergency management services professionals, students and other medical associates are encouraged to register to network with peers, obtain CNE credit and receive updates in the latest medical advancements not only in the region but also nationwide. 

Tammuella Singleton, MD from Tulane University Pediatric Hematology/Oncology will be the conference’s key note speaker.  Other speakers include Children’s Hospital physicians Drs. Michael Carr, M.C. Culbertson III, Katherine Goudelocke, Alan Kohrt, and David Suhrbier as well as associates Joel Dishroon, Marisa Moyers, and Jill Rimmer.  Christy Phillips from Pediatrix, April E. Morris from Shire Pharmaceuticals, and Grundy County Sheriff Clint Shrum will also speak.  

Registration is required for the conference either by calling 706-935-9000 or visiting ColonnadeCenter.Tix.com.  Registration fees range from $60 to $75.  For more information about the conference, visit ChildrensatErlanger.org/cpc, call 778-2681 or email Carol.Mayo@erlanger.org.

 



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