Connecticut Children’s Medical Center’s main campus is located at 282 Washington Street in Hartford, Connecticut.

Professional Development for Nurses

Nursing Grand Rounds

Offered by the Institute for Nursing Research at Connecticut Children’s. Nursing Grand Rounds is fundamentally grounded in research and evidence that supports best-practice and transforms pediatric care that aligns with the nursing mission and vision. Nursing Grand Rounds are free and open to all team members.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is a dynamic course developed by the American Heart Association to prepare health care providers with the knowledge and skills needed for pediatric resuscitation. The course is intended for physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, paramedics, respiratory therapists and other health care providers who initiate and direct advanced life support in pediatric emergencies. Courses are held at 10 Columbus Boulevard in Hartford from 8am-4:30pm.

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For more information, call 860.545.8690.

S.T.A.B.L.E. ® Program

The S.T.A.B.L.E. Program focuses exclusively on the post-resuscitation/pre-transport stabilization care of sick infants.

Nursing Research & Evidenced-Based Practice

The Institute for Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is dedicated to improving the health of children through nursing research and evidence-based practice. It embraces innovation, exploration, interdisciplinary collaboration, and translation into practice.

Nursing Contact Hours

Connecticut Children’s is an Approved Provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

We strictly adhere to the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on accreditation criteria to ensure educational activities presented meet the specified standards.

Nursing Contact Hours are available through our Nursing Contact Hour Portal. The portal allows you to:

  • View upcoming activities
  • Download course materials (if applicable)
  • Take online evaluations
  • Access your Contact Hour certificates


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