The 16th Annual Neonatal Care Conference - The Long Road Home: Risks, Complications, and Management of the Micro-Preemie

Holyoke, MA US
November 6, 2019

Date & Location:

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 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 was designed for Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Respiratory Therapists, Occupational and Physical Therapists, Social Workers, Case Managers, Pharmacists and Dieticians that work with high risk neonates.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the incidence of prematurity related morbidities.
  • Describe how to help parents in complex decision making for their infants.
  • Describe how to engage parents in family centered care.
  • Identify the pathophysiology of neurological morbidities in preterm infants.
  • Describe the sequelae and management of neurological disorders in preterm infants.
  • Identify long term follow-up issues associated with neurocognitive deficits in preterm infants.
  • Discuss differences in old and new CLD in preterm infants.
  • Describe newer modalities of management to prevent and treat CLD in preterm infants.
  • Discuss incidence of and guidelines for monitoring for CLD associated PPHN in preterm infants.
  • Discuss incidence and pathophysiology of NEC in preterm infants.
  • Describe the complications of NEC including intestinal failure in preterm infants.
  • Describe management of intestinal failure in preterm infants to maximize growth and optimize nutritional status.
  • Discuss the incidence and pathophysiology of ROP in preterm infants.
  • Describe guidelines for monitoring for ROP in preterm infants.
  • Discuss newer treatment modalities for managing ROP in preterm infants.
  • Identify the overall risks of Civil Suit and Board of Registration Complaints when caring for the extremely premature neonate.
  • Recognize and be familiar with holdings of Mass case law related to claims of negligence involving the extremely premature neonate.
  • Identify the need for appropriate informed consent as well as consensus in communication with families when caring for the extremely premature infant.
  • Identify best practices when disagreeing with the provider established care plan when caring for the extremely premature neonate.

 

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: 
06/25/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019
Event starts: 
11/06/2019 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
11/06/2019 - 4:30pm
Cost:
$109.00
Rating: 
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Program Schedule

8:00Registration, Continental Breakfast & Promotional Exhibits
  
8:30Welcome and Introduction
  
8:45
 
Counseling High Risk Parents at the Limits of Viability
Laura Madore, MD
  
9:30Intraventricular Hemorrhage and Other Neurological Complications
Anna L. Ribeiro Pinto, MD, PhD
  

10:15

Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall

  
10:30
 
CLD and Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn
Rachana Singh, MD, MS
  
12:00Lunch and Promotional Exhibits
  
10:301:00Necrotizing Enterocolitis and Short Gut Syndrome
Mark Puder, MD, PhD
  
2:00Retinopathy of Prematurity
 Rachana Singh, MD, MS
  
2:45Coffee and Dessert in the Exhibit Hall
 
3:00Limits of Viability-Mitigating the Risks of Liability
 Robert Rothstein, MD
 Dennis Anti, JD
 Heather Beattie, RN, JD
  
4:00Parent Panel Discussion
 Moderator:  Jo Anne DeStasio, BSN, RNC
  
4:30Program 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. 

Dennis R. Anti, JD*
Attorney
Morrison Mahoney

Heather G. Beattie, RN, JD*
Sr. Director, Clinical Safety and Risk Management
Baystate Health 

Joanne DeStasio, BSN, RNC-NIC*
Assistant Nurse Manager NICU/CCN
Baystate Medical Center

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

Anna Pinto, MD, PhD*
Instructor Professor
Harvard Medical School
Physician
Boston Children’s Hospital

Mark Puder, MD, PhD*
Professor of Surgery
Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Pediatric Surgeon, Research Associate
Department of Surgery
Boston Children’s Hospital

Robert Rothstein, MD*
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate
Neonatologist, Interim Director
Division of Newborn Medicine
Baystate Children’s Hospital

Rachana Singh, MD, MS*
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Massachusetts Medical School - Baystate
Medical Director, NICU
Baystate Health
 

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 any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.

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: 
06/25/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2019

Price

Cost:
$109.00
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In order to receive credit, the evaluation must be completed by:Tue, 12/31/2019 - 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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