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Orthopaedics - It's not just broken bones

When a Baby Dies...A One-Day Sensitivity Conference

Evidence-Based Care of the Breastfeeding Family

Emergency Responders Continuing Education

Ongoing Classes



Orthopaedics - It's Not Just Broken Bones

Monday, September 15, 2014
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Registration begins at 6:45 a.m.
Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center • Rose/Franciscan Room

Target Audience
Nurses, Advanced Practice Nurses, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists

This program is designed to educate health care providers on various issues that impact the care delivered to the orthopaedic population. Emphasis will be on operative shoulder repairs, knee arthroscopy, and extremity flaps and grafts. This program will also address the challenges of fibromyalgia, venous thromboembolism prevention and bundled payments in caring for the orthopaedic patient.

Registration Cost


Before 8/29/14

After 8/29/14

Online Registration

CHI employee

$50 $60 Click here

Non-CHI employee

$70 $80 Click here

Video conference participants 

$50 $60 Click here

If you have questions or prefer to register by phone, please call 402-219-7000.

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What can be fixed through a Knee Scope?
Steve Gabriel, PA

Fibromyalgia:  A Musculoskeletal Challenge
Amy Garwood, MD

Bundled Payments in Orthopaedics
Scott Haas, MS, BS

Don’t Let Orthopaedic Infections Bug You
Shelly Andre, BSN, RN

Venous Thromboembolism (VTE): Prevention in the Orthopaedic Patient


When a Baby Dies...A One-Day Sensitivity Conference

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Registration begins at 7:45 a.m.
Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center • Rose Room

Target Audience
Nurses, Social Workers and Pastoral Care

Each year 870,000 babies die through miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death. This conference is designed to educate health care professionals on issues related to perinatal loss and bereavement. The conference will guide participants in developing skills to support patients and their families through the grieving process. 

Registration Cost
CHI employee $50
Non-CHI $70
Registration deadline: Friday, October 3

Register online

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Evidence-Based Care of the Breastfeeding Family 
A Workshop to Improve Outcomes at Hospital Discharge

Thursday and Friday, October 23 & 24
CHI Health St. Elizabeth, Lincoln NE
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. both days

Target Audience
This workshop provides evidence-based information and practical skills to improve breastfeeding outcomes. It is ideal for staff nurses working with moms and new babies, NICU nurses, lactation consultants, breastfeeding educators, dieticians, prenatal educators and lay support group leaders.

The purpose of this program is to provide participants with evidence-based information and problem-solving skills that are necessary to support a breastfeeding mother in the hospital setting. The interactive workshop follows the mother’s journey from the prenatal period through postpartum. Topics include enhancing a prenatal breastfeeding class, skin-to-skin in the first hour, managing difficult breastfeeding situations and breastfeeding the preterm infant.

Register online. To register for 10 or more, please call 402-219-7000.


Continuing Education for Emergency Medical Services
We offer free, continuing education classes to emergency responders. The classes are held in the lower level of Saint Elizabeth at 555 South 70th Street. Attendees will receive two hours of state-approved EMS credits.

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