Professional Outreach Education

The Outreach Education Department facilitates lifelong learning and professional development for physicians, nurses, childcare providers and other practitioners caring for children in the region. The focus is on enhancing safe and effective care to the children and families.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital serves a 42 county service region with up to date pediatric education including PALS, conferences and preceptorships.

Programs & Offerings

Pediatric Quarterly Regional Outreach Meetings

This meeting is an opportunity for nursing administrators, nurse managers and floor RNs to network, share resources and receive valuable information.

Meetings are quarterly, offering presentations and tours by Nationwide Children's Hospital specialists with a mission to enhance the safe and effective delivery of pediatric care.

PALS/ACLS Education

Patient Simulation is used to develop Interdisciplinary Resuscitation Team Skills during all PALS courses held at Nationwide Children's. The Pediatric Advanced LIfe Support (PALS) Course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children.

Learn more about PALS here.

Preceptorship/Observation Experiences

A highly skilled professional at Nationwide Children’s Hospital provides one-on-one training with an opportunity to observe and ask questions.

For these experiences, please contact Jena Busold at

Conferences/Educational Presentations

With a strong mission of promoting quality and safety in pediatric patients, the faculty members at Nationwide Children’s Hospital are extremely committed to the pediatric education of medical professionals in the region. Many educational offerings can be tailored to meet specific learning objectives.

Please contact:

Cheryl A. Camacho, BS, Paramedic
Director Simulation and Outreach Education
(614) 355-0659

Customized Educational Offerings

Current offerings by Outreach Education include but not limited to:

  • Getting to Know Kids
  • Pediatric IV Workshop

Please contact Jena Busold for more information about Customized Educational Offerings.