Maternity Services

Perinatal Conference — 2014

Evolving Trends in Perinatal Nursing Conference

Finding Balance
Friday, September 12, 2014
Trumbull Marriott
180 Hawley Lane
Trumbull, CT

The second annual Yale-New Haven Hospital Evolving Trends in Perinatal Nursing conference will provide nurses and other healthcare professionals with the latest developments and information about perinatal care.

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8 – 8:30 am: Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 8:40 am: Opening Remarks/Welcome
Susan Maxwell, RN, MBA, NEA-BC

8:40 – 10 am: Rethinking Obstetric Care: Evidence v. Routine
Suzanne McMurtry Baird, DNP, MSN, RN

10:00 – 10:15 am: Break

10:15 – 11:05 am: Breakout Sessions
A. Post Modern Diagnosis and Management of Preeclampsia
Katherine Campbell, MD, MPH
B. An Effort to Eradicate Bloodstream Infections from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Matthew J. Bizzarro, MD

11:10 am – noon: Breakout Sessions
C. Bariatric Preparedness for the Obstetric Population
Gail Connolly, MBA, PT, ATC, CSPHP
D. The Baby, the Mom and the Nurse
Finding the Balance with Breastfeeding
Irene Cullagh, BSN, RN, IBCLC

Noon – 1 pm: Gourmet Buffet Lunch

1 – 1:50 pm: Breakout Sessions
E. Early Adolescent Mothers: Ethical Concerns and Management Decisions in Obstetrics and the NICU
Mark Mercurio, MD, MA
F. Nitrous Oxide – A Great Alternative Coping Mechanism During Labor
Jessica Illuzzi, MD, MS, FACOG

1:55 – 2:45 pm: Breakout Sessions
G. Helping First-Time Mothers Achieve a Vaginal Birth
Holly Kennedy, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN
H. Management of Second Stage Labor
Howard Simon, MD, FACOG & Louise Ward, MSN, RNC

2:45 – 3 pm: Dessert Break

3 – 4:20 pm: Medico-Legal Issues in Perinatal Nursing
Hilary Fisher Nelson, MA, JD
Case Summary
Chronology of Labor
Summons and Complaint

4:20 – 4:30 pm: Evaluations/Certificates

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