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2021 NNEPQIN Spring Conference

At the conclusion of this learning activity, (at least 75% of) participants will be able to discuss strategies to optimize maternal and neonatal outcomes.

Activity Details
Start Date: June 10, 2021
End Date: June 10, 2021
Time: 8:45 am - 3:15 pm
Location: Virtual - Webex
Download: Event Flyer

Registration is online only. There is no registration fee but advance registration is required for planning purposes.

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Preregistration required. The registration deadline is 10 days prior to the activity date. For registration questions, please e-mail clpd.support@hitchcock.org or call (603) 653-1234.

Speakers & Topics
8:45 am - 9:00 am Welcome & Opening Remarks
~ Timothy J. Fisher MD, MHCDS, NNEPQIN Medical Director, Lebanon, NH
9:00 am - 10:00 am Marijuana During Pregnancy & Breastfeeding
~ Mary O’Connor, MD, MPH, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Geisel School of Medicine, Hanover, NH Professor of Pediatrics Emerita, University of Colorado School of Medicine
10:00 am - 11:00 am Break out Sessions: 

Obstetric Focus: Supporting Transgender and Gender- Diverse People During Pregnancy
~ Ella A. Damiano MD, DHMC, Lebanon, NH
~ Ryan Polly, PhD, MEd, Vice President
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
MaineHealth, Portland, ME

Neonatal Focus: Newborn Head Trauma Evaluation: Vacuum, Forceps, and Falls, Oh My!
~ Steven Ringer, MD, Neonatologist, Children’s
Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Lebanon, NH
~ Viking Hedberg, MD, Pediatric Hospitalist, Concord
Hospital, Concord, NH

Perinatal Substance Use: Creating a Patient Driven Plan of Care with Women with a History of SUD for their Pregnancy, Labor and Delivery
~ Annie Lewis-O’Connor, PhD, NP-BC, MPH, FAAN, DF IAFN, DF-AFN
Founder & Director of the C.A.R.E Clinic at Brigham
and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Break out Sessions: 

Obstetric Focus: Induction of Labor & Safe Use of Oxytocin
~ Speakers to be Confirmed

Neonatal Focus: Tips and Tricks for Neonatal IV Catheter Insertion
~ Kelley Bowden, MS, RN, Perinatal Outreach
Educator, Maine Medical Center, Portland ME
~ Christine Schreiber MSN, RN, CPN
Clinical Nurse Educator, Pediatric Inpatient Unit
and PICU, Maine Medical Center, Portland ME
~ Lillian F. Roberts MSN RNC IBCLC, Nurse Educator,
Intensive Care Nursery, CHaD
~ Amy Belvin, RNC, BSN, NPT
Neonatal Transport Nurse, CHaD, Lebanon, NH

Perinatal Substance Use: Hope & Healing: Enhanced Care Coordination for Women in Perinatal Addiction Treatment Programs
~ JoAnne M. Malloy, PhD
Research Associate Professor
Institute on Disability
University of New Hampshire
Durham, NH
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Break out Sessions: 

Obstetric Focus: Cardiovascular Disease in Pregnancy: A Tale of Two Cases
~ Margaret Wilkes, MD, OB/GYN Resident
~ Sarah M. Austin, MSN, RN C-EFM Maine Medical Center

Neonatal Focus: Hope Grows at Home: An Innovative Program to Care for Preterm Infants at Home
~ Tyler K. Hartman, MD, Director, TLC Clinic
~ Kathryn E. Richards, APRN, TLC Clinic
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, NH

Prenatal Education: Novel Approaches to Prenatal Education in the Digital Age
~ Sharon Economides LM, CPM, IBCLC, MMid
Maine Medical Center, ME
2:00 pm - 2:15 pm Break and return to General Session
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm RWJ Project Update - Studying Maternity Unit Closures in New Hampshire: An Opportunity for Community-Engaged Research
~ Timothy J. Fisher MD, MHCDS, Medical Director for NNEPQIN, Lebanon, NH
~ Stacey McMorrow, PhD, Senior Research Associate, Urban Institute Health Policy Center, Washington, DC
~ Sarah Benetar, PhD, Senior Research Associate, Urban Institute Health Policy Center, Washington, DC
3:15 pm Wrap-up

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nursing Continuing Education Council is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This educational activity carries 5 contact hours.

Receiving Credit

The follow steps must be completed in order to receive credit for this event:

  • Register for the event online
  • Attend the event or session(s). A credit tracking sheet will be provided.
  • Complete the online evaluation - Must be submitted within 30 days after the activity

    Accessing the Online Evaluation (The evaluation is available the day after the event)

  • Log onto https://ce.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/login.aspx
  • Click on the My Activities link in the left side menu. Then click on the name of the activity you attended.
  • Click on the Resume button.
  • Click the Continue button until the Evaluation tab is active, and then click the Launch button.
  • Fill out the evaluation and then click submit. Credits will then be applied to your transcript. You can view your updated transcript by clicking on the "View Transcript" button.

View the Completing an Evaluation and Claiming Credit tutorial.

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Type:     Live Activity
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