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Conference Schedule

Sunday, October 1

12p-1p Pre-conference registration & check-in

1p-4:30p 4-hour pre-conference session: A View From the Trenches: Common OB Nursing Issues in Litigation – Elizabeth Leedom, JD & Jennifer Crisera, JD

2p-4p 2-hour pre-conference session: The Hidden Curriculum: Tips and Tricks for Creating Engaging Learning Environments – Kimberly Patamia, MSN, NPD-BC, RNC-OB, C-EFM

4p-6:30p Main conference registration and check-In

4:30p-6:30p Vendor reception – No host bar and appetizers provided by vendors.

6:30p Conference Starts – Welcome by Michele Kulhanek, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM AWHONN WA Section Chair

6:35p-8p Keynote speaker – Shakira Henderson, PhD, DNP, MS, MPH, RNC-NIC, IBCLC (AWHONN President) “So You Want to be a Leader in Today’s World?”

Monday, October 2

7a-7:55a Registration and check-in

7a – 8a Vendor exhibits

7a Welcome

8a -9a Dana Nelson-Peterson, DNP, RN, NEA-BC (Vice president of nurse operations Virginia Mason Franciscan Health) “Bridging the Gaps in Healthcare Today: What You Might Find Interesting to Know”

9a – 10a Shakira Henderson (AWHONN President) “Breastfeeding Supercharged: The Science and Strategy of Support”

10a – 10:30a Break and vendor exhibits

1030a-1130a Deidre Miller, MSN-Ed, RNC-NIC, C-ONQS (The Nurses Miller) “Neonatal Case Review: Merging the Art and Science of Resuscitation”

1130a-1215p Dixie Weber, MS, BSN, RN (Family to Family Support Network) “Respectful Care: Planning for Surrogacy and the LGBTQIA Community)

12:15p-1:15p AWHONN Washington Business Meeting and Luncheon

1:15p-2:15p Monica McLemore, RN, MPH, PhD (University of Washington) – “Moving Beyond Implicit Bias: Skill Building to Disrupt Racism in Real Time.”

2:15p-2:45p Break and vendor exhibits

2:45p – 4:30p Kathleen Brookfield, MD & Lacey Miller, DNP, CNS, APRN, RNC-OB, C-EFM – “Magnesium Sulfate for Eclampsia Prevention/Neuroprotection: Dosing for OB Indications”

4:30p-5:00p Vendor parade and door prizes

7:30p – 9:30p Dance Party

Tuesday, October 3

7:45a Welcome

7:50a – 8a Group photo

8a – 9a Bettina Paeck, MD, MBA – “Tune Up your Labor Positioning Skills”

9a -10a Kate Dewey, CD/CDT(BAI), CLE, CBE & Penny Simkin, PT, CCE, CD (DONA): Hands-On Workshop/Skills

10a-10:15a Break

1015a-11:30a Implementing Quality Improvement Projects – Blue band program, NICU bereavement, mobile education carts, reducing infant falls

11:30a-12p Margie Bridges, DNP, ARNP-BC, RNC-OB – “OB Sepsis 101”

12p-1p Carol Decker “Moments That Impact Our Lives”

1p-1:45p Buffet Lunch

1:45p – 2:45p Debbie Ketchum, DNP, MAOM, BSN, NEA-BE, RNC-MNN, C-EFM “Self-Stewardship: A Guide for the Courageous Nurse – How I Lived and Learned”

2:45p – 3p Wrap-up, door prizes