Annual Updates in Pediatric Pulmonary Care Conference
The faculty of the PPC training program collaborate with the Suwannee River AHEC to host an annual one day conference in Gainesville. This program provides updated information for providers in nursing, respiratory care, nutrition, pharmacists, social work and other mental health services. CE credits are awarded to participants. If you are interested in attending, contact either the Pediatric Pulmonary office at 352-273-8381 or the SRAHEC at 386-462-1551.
Annual Sleep Conference
The PPC faculty work with the University of Florida Sleep Disorders Center to provide yearly training in sleep medicine for sleep technologists and respiratory therapists with CEU’s offered.
An Asthma and Nutrition training module was developed by the University of Florida Pediatric Pulmonary Center. The course is designed to provide participants information on asthma and nutrition that may be used in assessing and counseling clients. It was designed for Florida WIC nutritionists and Nutrition Educators but is appropriate for other nutrition professionals who work with children with asthma.
CMS Program Services
Children’s Medical Services in the state of Florida, contracts with the pediatric pulmonary division for annual education programs. These programs are offered via internet live meeting to CMS staff throughout Florida and include 2-3 topics annually. CEU’s credits are provided through the CMS program office.
The mission of the Pediatric Pulmonary Centers is to develop leaders who will improve the health of children with respiratory conditions through the provision of family-centered care.