Events

Nicklaus Children's Hospital extends its expertise through its educational offerings to the community providing classes and courses, in addition to family-centered services to parents, families and professionals. Browse our community calendar to discover which upcoming events you would like to attend.

Nicklaus Children's Dental Mobile Unit

State-of-the-art mobile health unit offers free oral health screenings, assessments and exams, all supported by telehealth connectivity with care providers at Nicklaus Children’s main campus.

Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Time: 08:00 AM to 03:00 PM

Location:
San Martin De Porres Catholic Church
14881 SW 288th Street
Homestead, FL  33033
 

Upper and Lower Extremity Limb Loss: A guide for Occupational and Physical Therapists

This one day course will focus on rehabilitative management of upper and lower extremity amputations including prosthetics and function for both pediatrics and adults with limb loss. 

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017

Time: 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Main Auditorium
3100 SW 62 Ave
Miami, FL  33155

Nicklaus Children's Dental Mobile Unit

State-of-the-art mobile health unit offers free oral health screenings, assessments and exams, all supported by telehealth connectivity with care providers at Nicklaus Children’s main campus.

Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Time: 08:00 AM to 03:00 PM

Location:
Notre Dame Head Start
130 NE 62nd Street
Miami, FL  33138

CPR Class

Community course designed to teach first aid basics, CPR and use of an AED.
Cost: $20.00 per person

Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Time: 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Location:

Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Michael Fux Family Center
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

Parenting Boot Camp

Join us for an interactive and informative class for new parents and expectant parents. Free with registration.

Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Time: 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Main Campus
Auditorium Classroom A&B
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155  

Lunch N' Learn

Pediatric Psychologists Dr. Samantha Carella and Dr. Silvia Sommers will discuss bullying in this bilingual live chat right here on Facebook. Send us your questions in advance and our doctors will address them live on the chat.

Date: Thursday, November 02, 2017

Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM

Location:
Facebook LIVE

Talkin Kids Health Facebook Live with Beatriz Canals

Join us for a live Facebook chat on the important role the child life specialist serves in a pediatric hospital with Child Life manager Renee Jadusingh-Sabillon and MCHS recruiter Zuayma Concepcion. Send us your questions in advance and we will address them live on Facebook.

Date: Friday, November 10, 2017

Time: 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM

Location:
Facebook Live

Sports Health Symposium

Injury Prevention and Return to Sport for the Pediatric and Adolescent Athlete

This course will give the athletic trainer/physical therapist an overview of diagnostic, treatment and
prevention strategies to ensure full safe return to sport for the pediatric/adolescent athlete that can
be applied immediately to enhance athlete/patient care.

Date: Saturday, November 11, 2017

Time: 08:00 AM to 04:45 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Main Auditorium
3100 SW 62 Ave
Miami, FL  33155 

CPR Class

Community course designed to teach first aid basics, CPR and use of an AED.
Cost: $20.00 per person

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Time: 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Michael Fux Family Center
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

Caring for Kids With Cancer Symposium

This day-and-a-half symposium will highlight a spectrum of new developments and innovative advances in current pediatric oncology practice. The faculty — including leading experts from the top local and national cancer care institutions — will review the latest technologies and therapeutic approaches to challenging clinical problems, and will focus on evidence-based approaches to the special physical, emotional and psychological needs of pediatric cancer patients and their families.

Date: Friday, December 08, 2017 to Saturday, December 09, 2017

Time: 07:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Location:
Hilton Miami Airport
5101 Blue Lagoon Drive
Miami, FL 33126 
 

Curso de Ortopedia Pre/Post Quirúrgico para el Tratamiento de Labio Fisurado y Paladar Hendido

Aprenda del equipo del Centro Craneofacial y el departamento de Cirugía Plástica de Nicklaus Children's Hospital. El propósito de este curso es presentar nuestra experiencia, técnicas y resultados en el manejo de pacientes con labio fisurado y paladar hendido.

Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 to Friday, April 20, 2018

Time: 08:30 AM to 02:00 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

Nationally Certified School Nurse (NCSN) Review Course

Prepare your school nurses today to  become certified! This program provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of certified school nursing care based on the NCSN Exam content outline. Participants receive information that will not only promote certification exam success, but will also enhance clinical nursing practice.

Date: Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Time: 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Location:
Miami Children's Health System Headquarters
4th Floor Training Room
5200 Blue Lagoon Drive
Miami, FL   33126
 

Weekly Events and Classes

​F.O.C.U.S. Program

This group therapy program is designed for children ages 7 to 17 with behaviorial issues, including but not limited to ADHD. This support group meets on Wednesdays.   
 

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus
Division of Psychology
2nd Floor
3100 S.W. 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155 

Healthy Chicas

Hispanic/Latina adolescent girls between the ages of 12-18, along with their mothers, are invited to join Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s Healthy Chicas program, a free 4-Week nutrition & fitness program.

For more information and to register, please call 305-278-5963.

Social Skills Group

Children and teens ages 7 to 17 are invited to join this small discussion group to learn how to make, cultivate and maintain friendships. Participants will learn basic conversational skills, and discuss the use of appropriate humor, how to electronically connect with others, and how to manage disagreements.

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus
Division of Psychology
2nd Floor
3100 S.W. 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

Pediatric Weight Management Group

The Pediatric Weight Management Group, available at the Nicklaus Children’s Aventura Care Center, offers children and families personalized consultation and education. The group meets monthly.

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Aventura Care Center
20295 NE 29th Place
Aventura, FL 33180

Calm Kids

Calm Kids is a weekly group therapy course designed to teach children strategies on how to take control over anxiety symptoms. Children will learn how to cope with fears and worries, identify anxiety triggers, how to relax the mind and body and maximize their self-confidence. This group meets on Tuesdays.

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus
Division of Psychology
2nd Floor
3100 S.W. 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155