Series date: 
01/01/2024 - 8:00am CST to 12/31/2024 - 11:59pm CST

The Pediatric Acute Care Advanced Practice Residency provides ongoing pediatric education to new graduate and recently hired Advanced Practice Clinicians at Advocate Children's Hospital. This is a monthly didactic education provided to the residents focusing on a variety of pediatric acute care topics and includes a monthly pharmacology component.

Course Director:
Tracey Ogdon, DNP, APRN, CPNP-AC/PC, CCRN; Advocate Health MW Region
Overall Objectives:

At the end of this session, learners should be able to: ​
  1. Describe key elements of treatment protocols for acutely ill pediatric patients and apply treatments plans in clinical practice.

  2. Design diagnostic and therapeutic plans for acutely ill pediatric patients and apply this to their clinical practice.

  3. Integrate new information regarding diagnosis and treatment of acutely ill pediatric patients to daily clinical practice.

Target Audience:  This activity is designed for the Pediatric Advanced Practice Clinician Residency for new graduate and recently hired advanced practice clinicians at Advocate Children's Hospital. Additional learners, such as seasoned advanced practice clinicians at Advocate Children's Hospital, are able to join remotely via Teams for education sessions.


Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Advocate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement(s)

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) 
Advocate Health designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 3.0 ANCC contact hours and 1.0 APRN Pharmacological Hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.