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Acute Care specialty continuing education offerings are designed to enable nurses to provide high quality care for complex medical and surgical patients.  Acute care offerings include a wide range of topics related to cardiovascular care, infectious disease, oncology, orthopedic care, hematology, diabetes, skin and wound care, hematology, gastroenterology, and hepatic/renal care.

Austin Trauma & Critical Care Conference

Tuition includes registration for Day 1 and Day 2
Physicians - $425.00.
Non-Physicians -$250.00.
Residents - $125.00
Seton Healthcare Family is excited to announce the 2014 Austin Trauma & Critical Care Conference to be held at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center on May 29 & 31. Physicians, nurses and allied health professionals are all invited to attend.

Facilitating Simulation

Fees waived for Seton Associates
Enhance the knowledge & skill of the "Facilitator" RN in Simulation Methodology 

Nursing in a Changing Healthcare Environment

No cost for Seton nurses.
Presentations are relevant for any Seton nurse. Each presentation is for CNE credit and counts toward leadership credit on clinical ladder. Participants may attend as many as they choose.

Seton Healthcare Family is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

More info: Catherine McGuire at

Searching for Evidence: Using Online Information Resources for Clinical Research and Practice

No cost to attend
Attendees will gain an understanding of how to use online knowledge-based information resources to locate published clinical research, randomized-controlled trails, and evidence based studies such as systematic reviews or clinical guidelines. Opportunities for hands-on practice performing literature searches on computer will enable learners to develop skill in retrieving nursing and medical literature. 

2 Contact Hours will be Provided

Stroke: Navigating the Path

Physicians Day 1 - $50.00, Day 2 - $135.00 Nurses Day 1 - $50.00, Day 2 - $90.00 Residents: Free
This symposium is designed for the healthcare professional interested in the latest evidenced based medicine in the care of the stroke patient. 

Training for the Nurse Preceptor

To introduce the Seton nurse to the responsibilities of preceptors, evidence based and best practices, adult learning principles, and other tools that should be used to plan and implement the orientation and socialization of new Seton nurses.

Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC)

Network: $150 Network/Nonnetwork: $250 Pre-registration Required
The TNCC provider course is designed to provide core level knowledge and psychomotor skills associated with the delivery of professional nursing to the trauma patient.

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Featured Event

Best Practices in Organ & Tissue Donation
Day-long, interactive workshop open to Seton family employees. 

Upcoming Events

Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC)
Tuesday 22nd April 0800am to 6pm both days.

Understanding the Perspective of Late Preterm and Shorter Stay Families
Thursday 24th April 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Best Practices in Organ & Tissue Donation
Thursday 24th April 8:00 - 4:30 PM

Understanding the Perspective of Late Preterm and Shorter Stay Families
Friday 25th April 10:00 - 12:00 PM

Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course- ENPC
Tuesday 29th April 0730-6pm botth days

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