2024 Fall Neonatology Provider Competency and Skills Practicum

Minneapolis, MN US
September 9, 2024 to October 11, 2024

We invite you to join us for a session of procedural skill practice with our group of expert neonatal providers at Children’s Minnesota! During this session, you will have the opportunity to practice a variety of high-risk neonatal procedures in a hands-on manner. You will also be able to partner with one of our neonatal nurse practitioners or neonatologists for questions or guidance.

You will gain valuable practice on the following procedures: Intubation, chest tube insertion, lumbar puncture, PICC line placement, umbilical line placement, peripheral arterial line placement, LMA placement, pericardiocentesis, and interosseous insertion. 

In the registration area, please indicate the day that you are available to participate. A site coordinator reach out to you to determine the 2.5 -hour session assigned to you. 

Please contact monisha.husom@childrensmn.org for any program questions.

Please contact education@childrensmn.org for any registration questions. 


Target Audience

NNPs, PNPs, PAs, Hospitalists, Pediatricians, and Family Practice Physicians who care for inpatient neonates.

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate competence and engage in deliberate practice in several neonatal procedures (intubation, chest tube, thoracentesis, defibrillation/cardioversion/pacing)
  • Explore self-directed practice stations with several neonatal procedures (Pericardiocentesis, PICC placement, umbilical line, IO, LMA, bladder tap, LP, paracentesis, PIV placement, arterial line placement, tracheostomy station, transport station)
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 ANCC
  • 2.00 Attendance
    • 2.00 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/09/2024 - 11:00am CDT
Event ends: 
10/11/2024 - 3:00pm CDT

Agenda (subject to change)

2 hours - Skill Stations

Stations include: Intubation, LMA placement, IO, Chest tube/thoracentesis, defibrillator, paracentesis, pericardiocentesis, lumbar puncture, bladder tap, PICC placement, arterial line placement, X-ray station

Children's Minnesota
2525 Chicago Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
United States

This course will take place in the Simulation Suite located on the 4th floor of the Children's Minnesota Hospital. Please check in at the 2nd Floor Welcome Desk for additional directions.


Nannette Albright, APRN, CNP, Anne Downey, MBBS, Monisha K. Husom, APRN, CNP


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Credit Statement:


Children’s Minnesota designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent to their participation in the activity.


Children’s Minnesota designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 ANCC credit hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent to their participation in the activity.

This program offers 2.0 contact hours of continuing education.  Most medical professional organizations accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  It is the individual’s responsibility to determine whether an education activity meets the continuing education requirements of their respective licensures and/or professional boards.  Go to your respective organization’s website for more detailed information regarding credit requirements.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 ANCC
  • 2.00 Attendance
    • 2.00 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™


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REGISTRATION ENDS September 11, 2024