2018 National Mother Baby Nurses Conference

Sep 5, 2018


Educational sessions from this conference are meant to provide current and clinically applicable information for prenatal, intrapartum, and postpartum care of the mother as well as infant care, both in the hospital and through transition to home. The educational sessions provide information to nurses and other health care professionals who care for the expectant and postpartum mother and her newborn.

This conference includes 25 sessions. Your purchase includes recorded lectures and CNE credits. Choose the entire conference or individual sessions listed below.

Standard: $450.00
Members: $200.00

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Improving Outcomes for Pregnant Women and Infants Impacted by the Opioid Epidemic

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Improving Outcomes for Pregnant Women and Infants Impacted by the Opioid Epidemic

Sep 5, 2018 4:30pm

Dr. Stephen Patrick is a acknowledged expert in the area of opioid use and abuse. He has researched and published widely on the opioid epidemic and neonatal abstinence syndrome. Dr. Patrick previously served as Senior Science Policy Advisor to the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and has testified before Congress on the rising numbers of newborns being diagnosed with opioid withdrawal after birth. He served as an expert consultant for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s publications “A Collaborative Approach to the Treatment of Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorders,” and “Advancing the Care of Pregnant and Parenting Women with Opioid Use Disorder and their Infants: A Foundation for Clinical Guidance,” as a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Substance Use and Prevention, and as a board member on the US Office of Personnel Management’s Multi-State Plan Program Advisory Board. Dr. Patrick will open the conference by discussing the rise of opioid-related complications among pregnant women and infants and discuss a comprehensive approach to improve outcomes for the dyad.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the rise of opioid-related complications among pregnant women and their infants.
  • Describe a comprehensive approach to improve outcomes for the mother-baby dyad.

Speaker(s):
  • Stephen W. Patrick, MD, MPH, MS, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Health Policy, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

We are the Patient Experience: Every Patient, Every Interaction, Every Time

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We are the Patient Experience: Every Patient, Every Interaction, Every Time

Sep 6, 2018 9:15am

Achievement of an exceptional patient experience requires engagement and accountability of staff members at all levels. Ms. Singleton describes how a decentralized patient experience structure supports nationally recognized achievements in patient experience. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Outline components of a decentralized patient experience structure.
  • Explain the relationship between employee engagement and patient experience.
  • Verbalize the importance of accountability for patient experience at all levels.

Speaker(s):
  • Wendy Singleton, MSN, APRN, ANP-BC, Director of Care Management, Woman's Hospital
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

The Birth Plan Says What?! Navigating Patient Expectations

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The Birth Plan Says What?! Navigating Patient Expectations

Sep 6, 2018 1:45pm

Families create a written birth plan in order to communicate their wishes and expectations to the healthcare team. Nurses must collaborate with patients regarding the details of the plan to provide safe and ethical care. Ms. Mathews discusses ways nurses can overcome challenges in implementing the plan to achieve positive outcomes and a satisfying birth experience for the family.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the history and purposes of the birth plan, including professional, organizational, and social influences.
  • Describe the influence of birth unit cultures, caregiver values, and communication methods on birth plan outcomes.
  • Discuss ways nurses can overcome challenges in implementing the birth plan to achieve positive outcomes and a satisfying birth experience for the family

Speaker(s):
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

Baby Friendly: How Do You Make It Friendly?

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Baby Friendly: How Do You Make It Friendly?

Sep 6, 2018 1:45pm

The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative is a culture shift in most organizations. Learn how a hospital that delivers over 8,200 babies a year (that's nearly 1 an hour, every hour) was successful in making the culture shift in less than 18 months while being sensitive to the patients, nurses, and physicians. Bring your questions and experiences, learn how to achieve the culture you desire.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the timeline of the culture shift for achieving Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative designation.
  • Discuss the EMPower collaborative and the processes used to make the culture shift to Baby Friendly fun and exciting.
  • Explore challenges of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative and ways to conquer them.

Speaker(s):
  • Cheri Johnson, RNC-OB, BSN, Vice President of Perinatal and Neonatal Sevices, Woman's Hospital
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

Resilient Nurses? You Bet!

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Resilient Nurses? You Bet!

Sep 6, 2018 1:45pm

Our speakers guide you in identifying areas of occupational stress. They discuss the struggle between balancing personal self-care needs and keeping up with the demands of the workplace. Stress relief tools are demonstrated. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe signs and symptoms of burnout.
  • List the five pillars of resiliency.
  • Explain the importance of self-care.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

The Cardiac Baby: One Baby, Two Baby, Red Baby, Blue Baby

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The Cardiac Baby: One Baby, Two Baby, Red Baby, Blue Baby

Sep 6, 2018 3:00pm

Dr. Brumund explains the terms used to describe cyanosis and congenital heart disease. He identifies points used to differentiate between respiratory and cardiac causes of cyanosis and explores important features of the clinical assessment for congenital heart disease.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe how to accurately assess the neonate with congenital heart disease.
  • Differentiate between cardiac and respiratory causes of cyanosis.
  • Discuss the different terms used in congenital heart disease to define and describe cyanosis.

Speaker(s):
  • Michael Brumund, MD, Pediatric Cardiologist, Louisiana Health Sciences Center, Children's Hospital New Orleans
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

Family to Family Support Network: The Unique Family Care Model

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Family to Family Support Network: The Unique Family Care Model

Sep 6, 2018 3:00pm

With an initial focus on adoption and surrogacy, the Unique Family Care Model can apply to many patient populations needing modified care because of complex social situations. Our speakers share their hospital's current journey in adopting the Family-to-Family framework.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the Unique Families Care Model and how it structures patient care.
  • State three ways to best serve patients with neutral compassionate care.
  • Identify patient populations that can be cared for with the Unique Families Program.
  • Discuss the benefits of these techniques in a hospital setting.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

Podium Presentations

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Podium Presentations

Sep 6, 2018 3:00pm

Peer-reviewed abstracts have been selected for podium presentations. Each session has multiple presenters. These cutting-edge presentations will bring you up-to-date on innovative research and clinical practice projects. Discover what your colleagues from across the country are doing as they share their unique experiences. A balance of clinical, research, and education-themed abstracts are presented.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the implementation and evaluation of this sudden unexpected postnatal collapse safety program.
  • Identify and describe the advantages of having a discharge RN on a mother/baby unit.
  • Discuss teaching parents about the risk of infant falls, including timing of education and prevention strategies, to minimize in-hospital risk and improve neonatal outcomes.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

Assessment of the Dysmorphic Infant 

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Assessment of the Dysmorphic Infant 

Sep 7, 2018 10:15am

Genetic disorders often have well-recognized characteristics. However, some conditions will have less noticeable features. Early recognition of dysmorphic features in infants promotes appropriate, targeted, genetic testing which can lead to a timely diagnosis. Early detection of genetic conditions allows for appropriate and effective management. 

Learning Objectives: 

  • Describe how to assess for as well as recognize dysmorphic features.
  • Discuss when specialist consultations and testing may be warranted for the dysmorphic infant.
  • Explain when genetic testing is warranted based on dysmorphc features.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

STIs in Pregnant Women: Screening, Management, and Prevention

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STIs in Pregnant Women: Screening, Management, and Prevention

Sep 7, 2018 11:15am

**Due to a power outage there is no audio recording available for this session. Please read the slides and complete the evaluation to earn CE Credit.**

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are common in pregnant women. Pregnant women must be screen appropriately, repeatedly, and treated promptly to prevent long term complications and transmission of disease. Dr. Brennan discusses current recommendations for screening and treatment of STIs in pregnant women, identifies potential screening barriers to ensure that standards are met, and describes strategies that clinicians can use to overcome such barriers and assure the health of both mother and baby. 

Learning Objectives:

  • List the sexually transmitted infections (STIs) that pregnant women are at most risk of contracting and transmitted to their infants during the perinatal period.
  • Describe the means to efficiently screen and effective treat STIs in pregnant women to ensure the health of both mother and infant.
  • Identify means to reduce the risk of STI infection during pregnancy as well as preventing vertical transmission.

Speaker(s):
  • Christine S. Brennan, PhD, RN, NP-BC, Associate Professor Director Nurse Practitioner, LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00