After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Discuss best practice, policies, standards of care and resources for clinical practice in the care of mothers and newborns at the Birthplace and be given hands-on opportunities to apply knowledge to practice.
Faculty: Linda Jablonski, MSN, RNC
Speaker Credentials: Linda is the assistant nurse manager and nurse educator for the Birthplace with over 30 years of experience in in-patient obstetrical nursing
Faculty: Timothy Lepore, MD
Speaker Credentials: Dr. Lepore is the medical director of Pioneer Women’s Health, Baystate Medical Practices and a fellow of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Lepore has been planning and leading interdisciplinary Mock Codes at the Birthplace for the last 5 years.
Faculty: Suzanne Stoneham, RNC, IBCLC
Speaker Credentials: Suzanne is certified in inpatient obstetrics and as a board certified lactation consultant. She is the lead lactation consultant at the Birthplace and is responsible for planning and executing annual breastfeeding validation for all Birthplace staff.
Faculty: Dr. Marcia VanVleet
Speaker Credentials: Marcia VanVleet is the Medical Director of Newborn Medicine Hospitalist Service at Baystate Franklin Medical Center and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UMass Medical School-Baystate.
The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.
None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 4.00 ANCC Contact Hours