The 15th Annual Neonatal Nursing Conference - We've Come a Long Way Baby!

Holyoke, MA US
November 1, 2018

Date & Location:

Thursday, November 1, 2018, The Log Cabin and Banquet Meeting House, 500 Easthampton Road, Holyoke, MA  01040

Goal:

The goal of this educational activity is to support effective, effective, compassionate, patient-centered care that benefits the individual patients and the communities we serve.

Provided by:

The Davis Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Baystate Children's Hospital and Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education

Target Audience

This course is designed for all health care professionals working with neonates, including:  neonatal nurses, labor and delivery nurses, newborn nursery nurses, respiratory therapists, neonatologists, pediatricians, nurse practitioners, physician assistans and case managers.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize general knowledge of significant historical factors/events that have contributed to the development and advances in neonatal care.
  • Identify at least two momentous developments that had a significant impact on premature infant survival rates.
  • Review ethically challenging cases from the NICU/MFM from the perspective of the care team using an interactive physician panel.
  •  Discuss and answer audience questions to help facilitate learning about ethically-charged situations, compassionate care, and team bonding.
  • Define basic principles of palliative care and how they apply to caring for newborns with life-limiting disease.
  • Recognize diagnoses and conditions of the newborn that would benefit from palliative care.
  • Recognize the risk for long term cognitive impairment as part of the preterm behavioral phenotype.
  • Summarize strategies to optimize neurodevelopment of preterm born children.
  • Outline gaps/opportunities for growth of current support systems for preterm children and their families.
  • Discuss the role of early intervention in the post-discharge care and development of the former preterm infant.
  • Review the differing services that are available through Early Intervention, such as occupational, physical speech and behavioral therapies.
  • Discuss and review common parental/familial concerns regarding having their sick neonate admitted to the NICU.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.25 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 6.25 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 6.25 American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC CRCE)
    This program has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd, Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063
    Course
Course opens: 
08/01/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2018
Event starts: 
11/01/2018 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
11/01/2018 - 4:15pm
Cost:
$109.00
Rating: 
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Program Schedule

8:00Registration, Continental Breakfast & Promotional Exhibits
  
8:30
 
An Historical Look at Neonatal Care
Joanne DeStasio, BSN
  
9:30Panel Discussion:  Maternal Fetal Medicine, Neonatology and Ethics Perspectives on teh Edge of Viability
Jaclyn Boulias, MD, Peter DePergola, PhD, MTS, Corina N. Schoen, MD
  

10:45

Coffee Break and Promotional Exhibits

  
11:00
 
Palliative Care in the NICU
Mustafa Caylan, MD
  
12:00Lunch and Promotional Exhibits
  
10:301:00Neurodevelopment of the ELBW Infant
Carmina Erdei, MD
  
2:30Coffee Break and Promotional Exhibits and Raffle
  
2:45Early Intervention and Developmental Follow Up for the ELBW Infant
Marie Peirent
  
3:15Panet Panel with Moderator
 Laura Madore, MD
  
4:15Program Evaluation and Adjourn

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 or planning committee have commercial relationships with commercial  companies providing goods or services used on patients.

The Log Cabin Banquet and Meeting House
500 Easthampton Road
Holyoke, MA 01040
United States

There is free surface parking. Park in the upper half of the parking lot which is nearest the Education Center entrance. Enter through the glass foyer at the end of the building.

Meeting Room temperatures will fluctuate. 

Joanne DeStasio, BSN
Assistant Nurse Manager NICU/CCN
Baystate Medical Center

Corina N. Schoen, MD
Assistant Professor
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Perinatologist
Baystate Medical Center

Jaclyn Boulias, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
TUFTs University School of Medical
Neonatologist
TUFTs Medical Center

Peter DePergola, PhD, MTS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate
Director of Clinical Ethics
Baystate Medical Center

Mustafa Caylan, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate
Newborn Hospitalist
Baystate Medical Center

Carmina Erdei, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Neonatologist, Director of Growth and Development Unit
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Laura Madore, MD
Assistant Professor Pediatrics
University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate
Neonatologist

Baystate Medical Center

Marie Peirent, MSED

Program Director

Thom Springfield Infant Toddler Services

Heather Riggenbach, OT

Occupational Therapist

Thom Springfield Infant Toddler Services

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 or planning committee have commercial relationships with commercial  companies providing goods or services used on patients except Dr. Inzucchi.  He is an consultant for Boeringer Ingelheim, AstraZeneca, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi/Lexicon, VTV Therapeutics and Eisai

In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Available Credit

  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.25 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 6.25 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 6.25 American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC CRCE)
    This program has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd, Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063
    Course

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/01/2018
Course expires: 
12/31/2018

Price

Cost:
$109.00
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In order to receive credit, the evaluation must be completed by:Mon, 12/31/2018 - 8:00am

We appreciate your business and sincerely wish to meet your educational needs.  We understand that the schedule of a busy professional, like yourself, is subject to change.  Therefore, we have included information about our refund/cancellation policies for your convenience below.

Cancellation:
If you must cancel, telephone Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education at 413-322-4242 and follow your call with a written/email request.  All cancellations will incur a $25.00 fee.  Please note that we cannot refund cancellations received less than two weeks (10 business days) before the program date.

Refund Policy:
Your refund, less a cancellation fee, will be processed within two (2) weeks from the date we receive the written notification.  For credit card refunds, please allow one to two (1-2) billing cycles for the credit to appear on your statement.

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