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Sign up for the Thall Educational Symposium

To be held on October 17

Sign up for the Thall Educational Symposium

On Thursday October 17, Shriners Hospitals for Children — Boston will host the Abraham Thall and Sadye Stone Thall Education Symposium in our auditorium. The symposium will run from 10 a.m – 2:30 p.m. The Thalls’ daughter, Mrs. Diane Rothstein, created the symposium as a living legacy to her parents’ passion for furthering education. The seminar addresses a broad spectrum of advances in pediatric burn care and psychological treatment techniques for optimizing the physical and emotional recoveries of children affected by burns and other traumatic injuries.

The event topic is Best Practices in Pediatric Burn Care. Our keynote speaker is Robert Sheridan, M.D., assistant chief of staff and chief of burn surgery at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Boston. Topics of presentations include Initial Assessment of Pediatric Burns, Treatment of Acute Burn Injuries, and Meeting the Physical/Occupational Therapy, Nutrition and Psychosocial Needs of Pediatric Burn Patients.

The symposium is designed for health care providers and students who wish to learn more about these topics. This continuing nursing education activity has been submitted to ANA Massachusetts for approval to award contact hours. ANA Massachusetts is an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. For more information regarding contact hours, please call 617-371-4846.

There is no charge to attend this event. Lunch will be served. If you have a dietary restriction or any other concern, please email Melissa Gorman.

Please note, parking is not available on-site. There are multiple parking garages in the area. The hospital is also easily accessible via MBTA (red, green, orange and commuter rail).

For more information and to register for the event, click here.

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