8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
MIND Institute auditorium
Capacity: 40

Course description

This series of classes is targeted to nurses with 1-5 years of acute care experience. The course will present normal growth and development as the foundation for excellence in nursing practice with this population. Clinical cases will be utilized to demonstrate key concepts in practice and participants will be guided through utilization of cases in application of developmentally focused patient and family centered care. Key content threads will be addressed in addition to the stated focus of growth and development. These threads are: pain assessment and management, medication safety, communicating with patients and families, family centered/relationship based care and utilization of available resources.




Course #

September 10

The Hospitalized Infant and Toddler


October 8

The Hospitalized Adolescent


November 18

The Hospitalized Special Needs Child


C.E. contact hours

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 26, for 6.75 contact hours.

The University of California, Davis Medical Center is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Attendees will not receive C.E. credit if they are more than 20 minutes late; no partial credit can be awarded.


Please select a class date above and complete the registration form. If using a credit card, submit the registration form and phone in your credit card number to (916) 734-9790. If paying by check, please print the registration form, attach your check made payable to UC Regents dated for the date of the class, and mail to: 

Center for Professional Practice of Nursing
4900 Broadway, Suite 1630
Sacramento, CA 95820

Registrations are confirmed only if deposit or fee is provided with registration form.

UC Davis employees

$25 registration deposit. Registration deposit is returned upon completion of class. Cancellation must be requested five days prior to class date to receive deposit refund.

Community registrants

$100 registration fee. Cancellation must be requested five days prior to class date to receive a full refund. A $25 service fee will be charged after this date.

Persons with disabilities

Individuals needing special accommodations may call the Center for Professional Practice of Nursing at (916) 734-9790.


Parking is available in parking lots 4, 12 and 17 with a UC Davis parking permit. A daily permit is available for purchase for $6 from the kiosks in lots 14 (2nd Ave. & 45th St.) and 18 (49th St. & V St.).


Elizabeth Radsliff Nelson, R.N., M.S.N., P.N.P.
Professional Development Specialist