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Pediatric Conferences &
Educational Opportunities





Sept. 17 - 20

29th annual Certification/Recertification Board Review Conference

Emory University School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program

Sept. 19 - 20

AzNA Centennial Celebration: Legacy of Pride, Future of Purpose

Arizona Nurses Associaton

Nov. 21 - 23

ASHA Convention 2019

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

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Latest Pediatric News


Brain Imaging Shows How Minimally Verbal And Nonverbal Children With Autism Have Slower Response To Sounds

Even though nonverbal or minimally verbal people who have autism spectrum disorder (ASD) make up between 25 and 30% of the total autistic population, almost no studies have be...
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Study Questions Routine Sleep Studies To Evaluate Snoring In Children

Pediatricians routinely advise parents of children who snore regularly and have sleepiness, fatigue or other symptoms consistent with sleep disordered breathing, to get a slee...
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Racial Disparities In Survival Outcomes Shown In Pediatric Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients

In what is believed to be the largest dataset study to date examining the role of race on survival outcome for pediatric patients with Hodgkin lymphoma, investigators at Rutge...
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The Medical Minute: Don’t Stay Silent On Suicide

Suicide can be difficult to talk about due to the cultural stigma surrounding it and the devastating and lasting impact it has on people, families and communities. But it’s im...
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Racism A Factor In Asthma Control For Young African American Children

A new article in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the scientific journal of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) shows an association betwee...
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Needle-Free Flu Vaccine Patch Effective In Early Study

A new needle-free flu vaccine patch revved up the immune system much like a traditional flu shot without any negative side effects, according to a study published in the Journ...
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More Than Lyme: Tick Study Finds Multiple Agents Of Tick-Borne Diseases

In a study published in mBio, a journal of the American Society for Microbiology, Jorge Benach and Rafal Tokarz, and their co-authors at Stony Brook University and Columbia Un...
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Most American Adults Do Not Know That HPV Causes Oral, Anal, And Penile Cancers

More than 70% of U.S. adults are unaware that human papillomavirus (HPV) causes anal, penile, and oral cancers, according to an analysis led by researchers at The University o...
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Off-Label Medication Orders On The Rise For Children

U.S. physicians are increasingly ordering medications for children for conditions that are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration, according to a Rutgers study. The...
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3 In 5 parents Say Their Teen Has Been In A Car With A Distracted Teen Driver

It’s a highly anticipated rite of passage for many high schoolers – finally getting to drive your friends around. But having teens who carpool with peers can be a nerve-wrack...
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UIC Opens Three New Health Care Simulation Centers

This fall, the University of Illinois at Chicago celebrates the opening of three health care simulation centers. The facilities, which are run individually by the university’s...
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ICU Nurse Co-Founds First Charitable Organization For Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis, The Rare Disease That Affects Her Own Daughter

Louisville, Kentucky, ICU nurse Emily Ventura is mother to Cedar, a seven-year-old with a rare and life-threatening disease called progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasi...
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Researchers Identify Focus Points To Reduce Opioid Overdose Deaths

A new study identifies specific locations where medication and harm reduction services for people with opioid use disorder should be available in order to have the greatest im...
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Vaping-Related Disease: A Challenge For Health Care Providers

The recent emergence of severe and even fatal vaping-related lung disease presents a challenge for health care providers, according to Sanjay Sethi, MD, professor and chief of...
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Researchers Discover New Drug Target For The Fatal Lung Disease PAH

Scientists have identified a molecular pathway that contributes to the development of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a severe, often fatal condition that has no cure. ...
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Pediatric Hematology / Oncology Nurse Taking On Life After Cancer

September 2019 marks two years since Courtney Alvis was hired as a pediatric hematology/oncology nurse at Children’s of Alabama, where in 2010 she was diagnosed with acute T-c...
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Introducing 'Phyjama,' A Physiological-Sensing Pajama

Scientists expect that in the future, electronically active garments containing unobtrusive, portable devices for monitoring heart rate and respiratory rhythm during sleep, fo...
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Scientists Discover New Breakthrough In Cancer Hair Loss Treatment

Scientists have determined a new way to protect the hair follicle from chemotherapy in an effort to prevent hair loss as a result of cancer treatments. Researchers based at T...
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Results Announced For Pioneering Research On The Effect Of Mutant Genes On Stuttering Therapy

Hollins Communications Research Institute (HCRI), a national center for stuttering research and therapy innovation, just completed another research initiative in collaboration...
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Two Studies Show Promise, Safety Of Proton Therapy In The Brain In Children With Cancer

From improving outcomes in children with brain cancer to lowering the risk of damage to the brainstem in children with central nervous system tumors, a pair of new studies pub...
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No Long-Term Negative Effects Of "Time-Out" In Children, Study Finds

Contrary to misleading reports in the media and online, the disciplinary strategy of "time-out" is not associated with increased behavior problems or other long-term negative ...
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Poor Motor Skills Predict Long-Term Language Impairments For Children With Autism, Study Finds

Fine motor skills – used for eating, writing and buttoning clothing – may be a strong predictor for identifying whether children with autism are at risk for long-term language...
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The Medical Minute: Four reasons to focus on family health and fitness

Many people think about ways to stay physically fit as individuals. But what about creating a health and fitness plan for the entire family? Much like having a regular family...
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How Caring Text Messages Can Prevent Suicide

A soldier named Jerome Motto received caring letters from home in World War II. They helped boost his spirits and later led to one of the nation’s first successful suicide int...
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Young Adults Are Naive About Vaping And Smoking Behavior Is Getting Renormalized, Expert Says

While adults may use electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) as reduced harm products to aid quitting smoking, most young adults are nicotine-naive and are using ENDS recr...
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Pediatric Jobs





Clinical Care Coordinator

The Coordinating Center
Maryland

Speech Therapy

Brefeld Physical Therapy
Belleville, Illinois

Full-Time Faculty / Health Professions Division: *Nurse Educator Full-Time Faculty . . . Adjunct Instructors / Health Professions Division: RN Adjunct / Medical Surgical Nursing & Adjunct Clinical Instructor for Associate Degree Nursing Program & RN Adjunct - Maternal-Child Nursing (Specialized)

Reading Area Community College
Pennsylvania

Full-Time Faculty / Health Professions Division: *Nurse Educator Full-Time Faculty . . . Adjunct Instructors / Health Professions Division: RN Adjunct / Medical Surgical Nursing & Adjunct Clinical Instructor for Associate Degree Nursing Program & RN Adjunct - Maternal-Child Nursing (Specialized)

Reading Area Community College
National

Full-Time Faculty / Health Professions Division: *Nurse Educator Full-Time Faculty . . . Adjunct Instructors / Health Professions Division: RN Adjunct / Medical Surgical Nursing & Adjunct Clinical Instructor for Associate Degree Nursing Program & RN Adjunct - Maternal-Child Nursing (Specialized)

Reading Area Community College
Faculty

Full-time Faculty - Associate Degree Nurse Education Program

North Shore Community College
Danvers, Massachusetts

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