New Horizons in Birth

June 21, 2024

This event in itself is an effort to collaborate with several members of the interprofessional team for our community's pregnant and postpartum patients. The audience includes doulas, childbirth educators, nurses, midwives, and lactation consultants from across the state. What better way to impact the patient's experience than to create a cohesive interprofessional healthcare team?

Agenda: 

7:30-7:55 a.m. - Check-in and Continental Breakfast

7:55-8:00 a.m. - Opening Remarks

8:00-9:00 a.m. - Decreased Fetal Movement: What Could It Mean?

9:00-9:10 a.m.-Break

9:10-10:10 a.m. - Managing Common Complications of Pregnancy

10:10-11:10 a.m. - UPMC Magee Womens Maternal Wellness Program

11:10 a.m.-12:10 p.m. - Lunch and Learn - Physical Therapy: An Important Component of Pregnancy and Postpartum Care

12:10-1:10 p.m. - What Does Lactation Education and Support Look Like (Parent Panel)

1:10-1:20 p.m.-Break

1:20-2:20 p.m. - Reducing Infant Mortality

2:20-2:30 p.m.- Evaluations and Adjournment

 

Target Audience

Nurse

Lactation Consultants

Childbirth Educators

Certified Midwives

Nurse Practitioners

Physician Assistants

Physicians 

Learning Objectives

Provide insight on what may impact patterns for fetal movement

Explain the risks associated with decreased fetal movement

Discuss the importance of educating patients about doing fetal kick counts

Provided insight on complex medical diagnoses that affect pregnancy

Discuss risk factors of identified conditions on the pregnancy, baby, and/or lactation

Define treatment measures to care for a pregnant patient with these diagnoses

Describe the intention of the Maternal Wellness Program

Discuss event offerings and how they support pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding families

Explain how having a strong pelvic floor can assist during pregnancy, birth, and beyond Identify common concerns with the pelvic floor after pregnancy

Discuss evidence-based techniques on strengthening the pelvic floor Review studies on how breastfeeding support groups impact breastfeeding outcomes

Discuss current support groups available

Understand how the UPMC Harrisburg Breastfeeding Support Group personally affected the individuals on the parent panel.

Provide information on the current state of infant mortality in PA and the U.S.

Discuss the importance of GBS, Syphilis, and HSV management during pregnancy & in the perinatal period

Review recommendations aimed at reducing infant mortality i.e. Vitamin K administration, breastfeeding, newborn screenings, safe sleep initiatives, and vaccines

 

  • Physical Therapy: An Important Component of Pregnancy and Postpartum Care 
    • Understand the role of pelvic floor physical therapists in assessing and treating common pregnancy and delivery related conditions. 
    • Identify two examples of musculoskeletal dysfunction associated with pregnancy and childbirth. 
    • Examine the evidence and efficacy of pelvic floor physical therapist intervention in the 4th Trimester for PFD and DRA. 

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 6.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/01/2024
Course expires: 
09/30/2024
Event starts: 
06/21/2024 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
06/21/2024 - 3:00pm EDT
Cost:
$1.00

This event in itself is an effort to collaborate with several members of the interprofessional team for our community's pregnant and postpartum patients. The audience includes doulas, childbirth educators, nurses, midwives, and lactation consultants from across the state. What better way to impact the patient's experience than to create a cohesive interprofessional healthcare team?

Agenda: 

7:30-7:55 a.m. - Check-in and Continental Breakfast

7:55-8:00 a.m. - Opening Remarks

8:00-9:00 a.m. - Decreased Fetal Movement: What Could It Mean?

9:00-9:10 a.m.-Break

9:10-10:10 a.m. - Managing Common Complications of Pregnancy

10:10-11:10 a.m. - UPMC Magee Womens Maternal Wellness Program

11:10 a.m.-12:10 p.m. - Lunch and Learn - Physical Therapy: An Important Component of Pregnancy and Postpartum Care

12:10-1:10 p.m. - What Does Lactation Education and Support Look Like (Parent Panel)

1:10-1:20 p.m.-Break

1:20-2:20 p.m. - Reducing Infant Mortality

2:20-2:30 p.m.- Evaluations and Adjournment

UPMC Health Sciences Tower at Harrisburg University
Harrisburg, PA
United States

Kyle Rodgers, MD

Dr. Hameroff, UPMC Maternal Fetal Medicine

Samantha Nenninger, PMH-C, UPMC Harrisburg

Colleen Hickey, MHA, MS, PT

Shannon Lilienthal, BA, IBCLC, UPMC Harrisburg

Dr. Sarah Mapp, MD, UPMC Neonatology Services

Desiree Bedell

Abigail Schmalz

Kendra Poff

Alyssa Aucker

 

 

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

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is _6.5_ contact hours.


Other Healthcare Professionals: Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity

Available Credit

  • 6.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 6.50 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$1.00
Please login or register to take this course.

Register by: June 8th, 2024

Fee: UPMC Employee: Free

         Non-Employee $25

 

For more information: Call 717-231-8981 or email shaverml@upmc.edu

* If you have any dietary restrictions, please contact Melissa Shaver