THIS IS A SPECIAL COURSE ONLY OPEN TO UMMC STAFF AND THEIR AFFILIATE STAFF.
If you are not UMMC Staff and wish to learn about our other educational programs, visit Education and Training.
This accredited session is designed specifically to meet the specialized educational needs of nursing staff and healthcare professionals working with hospitalized patients.
This professional training, taught by Master Teacher Tina Allen, will be held at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is the heart of the University of Maryland Medical System's downtown campus, and is home to the University of Maryland Children's Hospital.
Recognized throughout Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region as a valuable resource for critically and chronically ill children, the University of Maryland Children's Hospital combines state-of-the-art medicine with family-centered care.
At UMMC, they understand that children aren't merely small adults, which is why they treat them as unique individuals.
Listed in the top 15 Hip places to visit, Baltimore, Maryland is rich with history and culture.
Artifact Coffee, located in the redeveloped Union Mill in the Hampden area, is a great café located in the Woodberry neighborhood. The drinks and food all follow a seasonal farm to table ethos. Baristas will serve seasonal, direct-trade coffee, manually brewed to order. Artifact's changing menu, with all items under $15, includes house-made pastries; soups, salads, and sandwiches for lunch; and suppers, including homemade pastas, braised meats, and stews. A favorite is the “basil mint creamy”.
Pazo is a luxurious restaurant that was transformed from a rusting 19th-century machine shop into a striking dining space. The 13th Floor is a lounge located on the top floor of The Belevdere which is one of the oldest and best views in the city.
Check out the Golden West Café which serves up a spicy southwestern menu including vegan and vegetarian option. Looking for something a bit more relaxed? Johnny Rad’s is an eclectic skate punk pizza joint with vegetarian and vegan options and a great beer selection.
Ready to explore? Besides just the awesome Science Center and the Baltimore National Aquarium, Baltimore has a cool pirate ship that tours the Harbor! Kids and their families dress up and learn pirate speak and songs, and even get "attacked" by another pirate on a little speed boat. On weekends, the pirate ship holds adult BYOB night tours.
Come to Baltimore and discover with us!
Finally, an accredited pediatric massage and touch therapy program for healthcare professionals who wish to expand their practice by providing massage therapy and nurturing touch for pediatric patients. The Liddle Kidz Foundation course is an intense, fun and effective way to master the core skills of pediatric touch therapy and massage for healthcare pediatric.
Founded by master teacher and philanthropist Tina Allen, the Liddle Kidz Foundation offers a new, comprehensive, research based training course and teaches students what they really need to know to provide pediatric massage.
Any experienced professional will tell you that there is a world of difference between learning how to massage a child from a book or DVD, and knowing how to provide the best care to meet a child’s needs, however, there are few opportunities to learn the skills they really need from a working healthcare professional who has provided pediatric massage education throughout the world.
When you are qualified in Pediatric Touch Therapy you have the special opportunity to impact a child and their family for a lifetime.