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Our hospital podcast series

Pediatric Specialty Care Spotlight podcasts from Shriners Hospitals for Children — Chicago offer interviews with our physicians and clinicians in their areas of pediatric specialty care. Intended for parents, patients families and clinicians. See our Podcasts page.

Educational opportunities for health professionals

Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes – coming spring 2019

This is the annual Pediatric Symposium held each spring in Chicago that features the physicians of Shriners Hospitals for Children in their areas of pediatric specialty. Among the topics are scoliosis, brachial plexus, cerebral palsy, osteogenesis imperfecta and other orthopaedic conditions. Presented by Shriners Hospitals for Children — Chicago in conjunction with University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago.

Annual Ethics Lecture

The Irma and Larry Sturm Memorial Ethics Lecture is an annual lecture series offered at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Chicago. The lecture series features important leaders from the field of medical ethics and is offered to medical doctors and health care specialists who are responsible for the care and well-being of patients and the integrity of medical institutions. The goal of this lectureship is to highlight ethical issues across disciplines, and encourage thought and exploration of these issues among residents, students and faculty. The lecture is offered at no cost to participants. Continuing education credit (nursing) is available.

For more information, contact Kathy Zebracki at 773-385-5832.

Interested in hosting a presentation for health care professionals by Shriners Hospitals specialists?

Physicians at the Chicago Shriners Hospital are available for grand rounds, staff in-services or to speak at conferences. For assistance in scheduling, contact our physician liaison team at 773-332-4921.

Rehabilitation professional development seminars

Several courses are available in 2018 at the Chicago Shriners Hospital for physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech therapists. Information regarding CEUs is available on the website listed for each specific course. To register, visit the website listed for each seminar.

All seminars take place at:

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Chicago
2211 N. Oak Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60707

Free on-site parking is available in our hospital parking lot.

Questions or concerns?

773-385-5574 – To reach our rehabilitation department
773-622-5400 – For general hospital information

Neuromobilization for the Upper Quadrant

September 22-23, 2018
Hosted by: TN Seminars
Workshop information

This two day, hands-on intensive seminar is designed to develop clinical assessment and treatment skills in advanced concepts of pain management and dysfunction in the upper quadrant. This course will combine an efficient examination process to effectively differentiate between musculoskeletal and neurological sources of pain in order to identify and sequence a custom treatment plan tailored to the dysfunction. Hands on lab sessions will further facilitate proper examination and treatment interventions involving evidence based special testing, neuromobilization, manual therapy, orthotic interventions and exercise prescription.

Effectively Treating Behavior in Children

November 30-Dec. 1, 2018
Hosted by: Education Resource
Workshop information

More effectively treat children and adolescents with complex behavioral, sensory integration, TBI, Autism Spectrum (DSM-V-TR associated diagnoses), cognitive limitations, PTSD, and other developmental challenge using a new approach synthesizing behavioral, sensory integration, handling, mindfulness, activity, music, and developmental strategies. This hands-on lab course emphasizes practical evidence-based techniques integrating Positive Behavioral Support, Mindfulness, Therapeutic Movement, NDT, Neuropsychology, Sensory Integration, and sensory massage.

All participants will receive reproducible copies of the recently published FAB Activity Strategies, Pressure Touch Program, Environmental Adaptations, Triggers & Coping Forms, and Oral Sensory Strategies and will learn to use them to develop individualized activity, environmental adaptation, and intervention strategies for home and school use.

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