Continuing Education > Conferences


If you have questions about upcoming continuing education conferences, contact Carle Continuing Education Department.

Jessica Burkybile, MSN, RN-BC, CPN
Continuing Education Coordinator

Kari Young, MA
Continuing Education Specialist

Tess MacKichan, BS
Continuing Education Specialist

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received in writing no later than seven (7) days prior to the conference. Will only be made via the method in which they were paid. After the seven (7) days prior to the conference, refunds are not available. Registrations may, however, be transferred to another person to attend this event. Notice of cancellations and/or transfer requests must be made in writing to


  • Brain Injury SymposiumSaturday, February 23

    Brain Injury Symposium is a multidisciplinary event dedicated to enhancing the knowledge of all forms of brain injury as well as current treatment techniques being utilized across disciplines in rehabilitation medicine. 

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  • Organ and Tissue Donation ConferenceMonday, February 25

    The Organ and Tissue Donation Conference is an annual event designed for healthcare professionals that interact with potential organ/ tissue donor patients and their families. This year's conference will feature a walk-through of the donation process, from identification through donation and support of the family along the way. Learners will hear from a transplant recipient and a donors family, alongside various individuals who play an important role in the donation/transplantation process.

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  • Digestive Health Update in Primary CareFriday, March 01

    The Digestive Health Update in Primary Care conference is an annual event designed for healthcare providers to apply knowledge gained related to the care of patients with digestive health conditions in their professional practice.

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  • SANE SeminarMonday, March 11

    The SANE Seminar is an annual event focused on the assessment of sexual assault patients and applicable changes in legislation. This year will be 1 day of topics focused on medical forensic exams, working with LGBTQ survivors, navigating the criminal justice system, biological evidence, and presentations from two local agencies.

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  • Palliative Care SymposiumFriday, March 29

    The Palliative Care Symposium is a multidisciplinary event designed for healthcare professionals who wish to improve their delivery of primary palliative care. Attendees will be able to better communicate with patients regarding goals of care and improve management of symptom burden of patients with progressive, chronic illness.

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  • Vascular Medicine SymposiumFriday, April 05

    The Vascular Medicine Symposium is a half-day conference designed for healthcare professionals to explore the latest advancements in vascular medicine. Providers from interventional radiology and vascular surgery will be providing talks on various vascular topics.

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  • Cardiology UpdateWednesday, April 24

    The annual Cardiology Update is a full-day event designed for healthcare professionals, exploring the latest advancements in the field of cardiology. This year's topics include structural heart disease, screening for the young, advances in cardiac imaging, a panel on TAVR and 3 breakout tracks on medications, cardiopulmonary, and screening services. 

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2019 Conference Dates

Dates are subject to slight change. Further conference details and registration information will be posted once available.

Champaign Area Psychological Society Conference
Saturday, March 30, 2019
Region 6 Trauma Symposium
Friday, April 26, 2019
27th Developing Child Conference
Friday, May 3, 2019
Acton Professional Practice Series
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Carle Obesity Symposium
Friday, August 16, 2019
Synapse: Frontiers of Neuroimaging and Clinical Applications
Friday, August 23, 2019
5th Annual Carle Mental Health Symposium
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Respiratory Care Fall Forum
Friday, September 13, 2019
Perinatal Symposium
Friday, September 20, 2019
Regional Seminar on Diabetes
Monday, September 23, 2019
Illinois Cancer Symposium at Carle
Friday, September 27, 2019
OMFS Symposium
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Skin, Wound, and Ostomy Symposium
Friday, October 4, 2019
10th Annual Pediatric Conference
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
ECHO-VAS Symposium
Saturday, October 12, 2019
Identifying, Investigating, and Prosecuting Domestic Violence Strangulation Cases
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Home Care Symposium: In-Home Rehabilitation
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Foundation Day
Thursday, November 7, 2019
Synapse: Spine
Friday, November 15, 2019
Evidence-Based Practice Nursing Conference
Tuesday, December 3, 2019