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:  Kate Hartshorne RNC, IBCLC

Speaker Credentials:  Kate is certified is a board certified lactation consultant. 

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.

Faculty Disclosure

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.


Session date: 
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 9:00am to 1:30pm
Baystate Franklin Medical Center, OB Classroom
164 High Street
Greenfield MA, MA 01301
United States
  • 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.50 ANCC Contact Hours

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