Children's Nursing Symposium

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Health Conference Center, Torrance, CA
7:30 AM Registration and Breakfast; 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Symposium

Program Overview

The Children’s Nursing Symposium will update in the areas of Pediatric Infectious Disease, Pediatric child abuse/neglect and suicide screening, Common Pediatric Surgeries, Breastfeeding, Alternative Medications and Interventions, and the Healthcare Needs of Foster Children.

Participants will:

  • Identify two causes of pediatric suicide and child abuse.
  • List three ways to promote exclusive breastfeeding.
  • Describe two assessment techniques in identifying the healthcare needs of foster children.
  • List three physical and emotional signs of neglect in children and teens.
  • Identify three ways to incorporate alternative medications and relaxation techniques in inpatient patient care.
  • Describe one benefit of fever in children and how infections can boost immunity.

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Education Hours

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP 300, for 8 contact hours. Clinical Education will award 8 CEU's.


Includes lectures, continental breakfast, lunch, and syllabus.

Student with ID Free
Torrance Memorial Employees, Physician Office Staff and Public School Nurses 50.00
All Others 75.00

Please preregister by Monday, May 1, 2016.

Limited enrollment at the door. Enrollment can be accepted only with program fees. A full refund will be given if this program is canceled. No fees will be refunded if the participant cancels within 48 hours of the program. Cancellations prior to 48 hours will receive a refund, minus a $20 processing fee.

For information and to per-register, call the Clinical Education Department at 310-517-4610.

Location, Driving Directions and Parking

Torrance Memorial Medical Center
Hoffman Health Conference Center
3315 Medical Center Drive
Torrance, CA 90505
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The Hoffman Health Conference Center is located on Medical Center Drive between Lomita Blvd. and Skypark Drive. Parking is free in the adjacent in the West Parking structure.

From the Westside or the San Fernando Valley

Take the 405 Freeway South, exit Hawthorne Boulevard, and turn right. Go approximately 4.5 miles and turn left on Lomita Boulevard. The medical center will be on your right.

From Long Beach or Orange County

Take the 405 Freeway North. Transition to the Harbor Freeway (110) South toward San Pedro. Exit Sepulveda Boulevard and turn right, go about 2 miles and turn left on Crenshaw Boulevard; go about 1 mile and turn right on Lomita Boulevard; go about 1 mile and the medical center will be on your left.

For More Information

Call Clinical Education Department