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CLINICAL EXCELLENCE CONTINUES…
2011 NATIONAL TELEHEALTH CONFERENCE

CPN hosted the Eighth Annual National Telehealth Conference September 22nd and 23rd at the Hilton Hotel MSP Airport in Bloomington, MN.  Over 100 people participated in the two-day medical conference focused emergent, urgent and telephone care.  The two-day format offered up to 16.2 Contact Hours of continuing education credits for nurses. 

Among the highlights was the Friday “Lunch with a Speaker” which enabled all attendees to converse in a small group setting, over lunch, with a selected conference presenter.  Among the featured nationally known presenters were Barton D. Schmitt, MD, the “father of pediatric telephone guidelines” and David Thompson, MD, adult guidelines author. 

Entities that provided financial support for the Conference:

Abbott Nutrition
AlwaysBeThere
Amtelco 1CALL
Clinical Solutions
Garden & Associates
GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines
LVM Systems
MedImmune
Merck
Neb Doctors of Minnesota
Pacific Interpreters
Pfizer
UCare
Verizon Wireless

Children's Physician Network (CPN) is a Minnesota non-profit organization.  The mission of CPN is to "enhance the value of care to children by improving services, supporting health care professionals and adding a pediatric voice to health care."  CPN is affiliated with Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.