Advanced practice providers with Critical Care Medicine present at regional conference

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Seven advanced practice providers with Texas Children’s Critical Care Medicine recently presented at the Texas Academy of Physician Assistants 2015 Fall Regional Continuing Medical Education Conference. The group discussed topics ranging from common findings in chest radiographs to crucial conversations and complete wellness for teens.

  • Ruth Abelt, CPNP-AC: Common Findings in Chest Radiographs: Interpreting, Diagnosing and Treating
  • Megan Arnold, PA-C: Respiratory Compromised in Pediatrics: Need for Rapid Identification and Assessment
  • Elizabeth Elliot, PA-C: The Bright Futures Guidelines: An Overview
  • Cristina Clawson, CPNP-AC: Common Congenital Heart Anomalies
  • Jennifer Mauney, CPNP-AC: Common Congenital Anomalies
  • Rebecca Paine, PA-C: Crucial Conversations and Complete Wellness for Teens: Leave No Stone Unturned
  • Kenya Samuels, PA-C: Pediatric Wheezing: If Not Asthma, Then What Is It?

“I am very proud Texas Children’s was represented so well at a conference put on by the leading physician assistant organization in Texas,” said Chief of Critical Care Medicine Dr. Lara Shekerdemian. “Their presentations are a testament to the type of care we offer here at Texas Children’s Hospital.”

The Texas Academy of Physician Assistants is a thriving group of almost 2,800 Physician Assistants and students from all across the Lone Star State that serves the profession through professional development, education, representation, legislative advocacy, and a commitment to team-based care.

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