2019 National Mother Baby Nurses Conference

Sep 11, 2019 ‐ Sep 14, 2019


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

Standard: $396.00
Members: $176.00

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There's No Place Like Home: Using Simulation to Educate Families and Improve Patient Outcomes 

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There's No Place Like Home: Using Simulation to Educate Families and Improve Patient Outcomes 

Sep 11, 2019 4:30pm ‐ Sep 11, 2019 5:30pm

Dr. Arnold explores applications of healthcare simulation for non-healthcare providers. Included is a description of applications and research opportunities of simulation for training parents and other caregivers in how to care for medically complex infants and patients. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Correlate best practice in patient and family-centered care with simulation-based training.
  • List the critical elements in development of a simulation-based training program for patients and caregivers with medical complexity.
  • Describe an example of a simulation-based training program for patients and families with tracheostomies.

Speaker(s):
  • Jennifer Arnold, MD, MSc, FAAP, Medical Director, Center for Medical Simulation and Innovative Education, John’s Hopkins All Children’s Hospital
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

Bullying and Incivility in Nursing: When Looks Can Kill 

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Bullying and Incivility in Nursing: When Looks Can Kill 

Sep 12, 2019 8:00am ‐ Sep 12, 2019 9:00am

Why do some nurses treat other nurses, nursing students, and nursing faculty with disdain? Does this happen in your unit? Our speakers discuss reasons why and offer insight on ways to handle, prevent, and respond to this behavior.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe elements of a positive work environment.
  • Identify factors that lead to incivility when working with new graduates and nursing students.
  • Develop one strategy to counteract incivility in your workplace.

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

Weeding Through the Issues of Marijuana Legalization

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Weeding Through the Issues of Marijuana Legalization

Sep 12, 2019 10:15am ‐ Sep 12, 2019 11:15am

As more and more states legalize marijuana, perinatal challenges abound. There is little evidence to inform development of guidelines and protocols for screening, educating, testing of mothers and newborns, and reporting. There are perinatal issues around discriminatory testing, length of time the drug remains in the system, potential for compromised provider-patient relationships, inconsistent education and referrals, breastfeeding during marijuana use, punitive or legal interventions, and more. These issues are discussed, along with considerations for practice and policy in caring for cannabis-exposed pregnant women and newborns.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the pharmacology of marijuana and the current evidence regarding its effects on pregnancy and the fetus, and on the newborn and lactation.
  • Identify perinatal issues created by the legalization of marijuana at the state level.
  • Discuss current state (evidence and practice) and future opportunities regarding marijuana use in the childbearing family.

Speaker(s):
  • Cyndy Krening, MS, CNS, RNC-OB, C-EFM, Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist, SCL Health, Saint Joseph Hospital
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

In Pursuit of Joy: Rescue Me, Rescue My Patients

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In Pursuit of Joy: Rescue Me, Rescue My Patients

Sep 12, 2019 11:15am ‐ Sep 12, 2019 12:15pm

Explore why joy in the workplace is not only important to us as nurses, but as people. This is the story of a nurse who set out to rescue patients and found joy rescuing herself.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe what can get in the way of experiencing joy.
  • Identify two signs of burnout.
  • Identify three antidotes to burnout.

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

What You Need to Know about Preeclampsia 

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What You Need to Know about Preeclampsia 

Sep 12, 2019 1:45pm ‐ Sep 12, 2019 2:45pm

Dr. Humphrey discusses the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of preeclampsia. Risk factors for preeclampsia and modalities to decrease risk are also addressed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the pathophysiology of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.
  • List pertinent assessments in the obstetric patient with a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy.
  • Identify appropriate management to maximize outcomes of the obstetric patient with preeclampsia, HELLP syndrome, and eclampsia.

Speaker(s):
  • Cyndy Krening, MS, CNS, RNC-OB, C-EFM, Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist, SCL Health, Saint Joseph Hospital
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

Empowering the RN: Supporting the Breastfeeding Family 

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Empowering the RN: Supporting the Breastfeeding Family 

Sep 12, 2019 1:45pm ‐ Sep 12, 2019 2:45pm

Encouraging questions and facilitating discussion, Ms. Leary and Ms. Lasley assist you in improving your communication skills with the breastfeeding family as well as ensuring that you have a firm working knowledge of the fundamentals and the latest evidence-based practices. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify three communication techniques to reinforce the fundamentals of breastfeeding and understand the needs of the family.
  • Name two resources to support breastfeeding families.
  • Describe key breastfeeding "vital signs" when speaking with a family.

Speaker(s):
  • Annette Leary, RN, BSN, IBCLC, Maternal Educator Lactation Consultant, Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies
  • Martha Lasley, RN, BSN, IBCLC, Maternal Educator Lactation Consultant, Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

Newborn Assessment: Normal or Abnormal? 

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Newborn Assessment: Normal or Abnormal? 

Sep 12, 2019 1:45pm ‐ Sep 12, 2019 2:45pm

Ms. Fraser addresses common physical findings in newborns. Variations of normal are examined to determine when they may represent findings of concern. Physical findings in common genetic conditions are also presented.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify common variations of normal physical findings in neonates.
  • Discuss findings that may point to an underlying condition.
  • Describe the constellation of physical findings in common genetic syndromes.

Speaker(s):
  • Debbie Fraser, MN, NNP, CNeoN(C), RNC-NIC, Associate Professor, Athabasca University
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

Incorporating Dancing for Birth into Your Practice 

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Incorporating Dancing for Birth into Your Practice 

Sep 12, 2019 3:00pm ‐ Sep 12, 2019 4:00pm

“Dancing for Birth” is gentle exercise program, combining dance with prenatal education and postpartum bonding, while instilling confidence in a woman’s innate ability to deliver and bond with her baby. The Labor and Delivery nurse can utilize the techniques learned in this program to help correct malposition, ease discomfort, and create greater satisfaction with the delivery process. Nurses participating in postpartum care, including NICU, can assist the new mother in bonding with the newborn, using Dancing for Birth techniques, when appropriate. Feel-good fitness; essential birth wisdom; and a celebration of pregnancy, birth, and mothering is a winning trifecta, supporting women through the journey to motherhood. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the origins of dance as this pertains to womens health and Dancing for Birth.
  • Describe the health benefits of dancing during pregnancy.
  • Explain the effects of dance during active labor, postpartum, and beyond.

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

Feeding the Infant with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

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Feeding the Infant with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Sep 12, 2019 3:00pm ‐ Sep 12, 2019 4:00pm

Dr. Maguire discusses behaviors that disrupt feeding in infants with NAS, shares tips to help parents interpret individual feeding cues, and proposes both common and creative techniques for feeding infants. She also discusses how to assess mother/baby interactions during feedings.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the evidence base for feeding infants with NAS.
  • Describe the impact of opioid exposure on the gut.
  • Explain feeding options for infants with NAS.

Speaker(s):
  • Denise Maguire, PHD, RN, CNL, Vice Dean of Graduate Programs, University of South Florida
Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

Podium Presentations

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Podium Presentations

Sep 12, 2019 3:00pm ‐ Sep 12, 2019 4:00pm

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 are doing in their units as they share their unique experiences. A balance of clinical, research, and education-themed abstracts are presented.

A Multi-Modal Strategy to Improve Comfort and Reduce Opioid Utilization Post Cesarean Section

Amy Harris, BSN, RNC-MNN

Learning Objective:

  • Describe non-pharmacologic techniques as well as non-opioid medications that improve comfort for women after a caesarean section.

Sudden Unexpected Postnatal Collapse (SUPC) in the Healthy Newborn

Lisa Daily, DNP, NNP-BC, CPNP-AC, APNP

Learning Objective:

  • Identify risk factors that contribute to SUPC.

Improving Newborn Care: Antibiotic Stewardship in the Newborn Nursery

Kandice Duns, MSN, BSN, RNC-EFM

Learning Objective:

  • Describe two benefits of decreased antibiotic usage in the newborn population.

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