New Horizons in Birth Conference

April 1, 2023

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: 

8-8:25 a.m. Check-in and Continental Breakfast, Camp Hill GIANT Community Center, 2nd Floor

8:25-8:30 a.m. Opening Remarks

8:30-9:30 a.m. Pregnancy After Bariatric Surgery, Matthew Robinson, DO

9:30-9:40 a.m.-Break

9:40-10:40 a.m. Preeclampsia

10:40-11:40 a.m. Vaping and Tobacco Use While Pregnant: What are the Risks?, Shannon Mason, BSN, RN, NCTTP, CTTS, CHWC, UPMC Harrisburg

11:40 a.m.-12:40 p.m. Lunch and Network

12:40-1:40 p.m. Teenage pregnancy:  Age-appropriate Care and Support, Candace Jones, DNP, CNM, AMCB

1:40-2:40 p.m. Myths and Misconceptions about Breastfeeding, Shannon Lilienthal, BA, IBCLC

2:40-2:50 p.m.- Break

2:50-4:20 p.m. Indications and Impact of Labor Inductions on Patients, Staff, and Maternal Health Units

4:20-4:30 p.m. Closing

Target Audience

Nurse Practitioner

Learning Objectives

Provide insight on common bariatric procedures 
Discuss effect of bariatric surgery on pregnancy and lactation 
Define preeclampsia and identify assessments and tools needed to diagnose Identify incidence and risk factors associated with a diagnosis of preeclampsia 
Discuss lasting effects of preeclampsia on the women’s body Identify trends in varying types of tobacco usage 
Provide information on effects of tobacco usage on pregnancy, baby, lactation, and overall health 
Discuss lasting effects of pregnancy on the teenage patient body Identify methods of receiving medical information and education most effective for teenage patients 
Provide information on how being pregnant as a teenager can affect pregnancy, birth, and lactation. 
Discuss trends of recent misinformation regarding breastfeeding and pumping gathered by patient interaction and social media 
Review appropriate evidence-based information regarding mastitis treatment, flange fit, and more
Identify indications for inductions of labor and methods used 
Discuss impact of inductions of labor on labor and birth, postpartum period, lactation, and the maternal health unit and staff 
Review risks associated with inductions of labor
 

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: 
02/07/2023
Course expires: 
06/30/2023
Event starts: 
04/01/2023 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
04/01/2023 - 4:30pm 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: 

8-8:25 a.m. Check-in and Continental Breakfast, Camp Hill GIANT Community Center, 2nd Floor

8:25-8:30 a.m. Opening Remarks

8:30-9:30 a.m. Pregnancy After Bariatric Surgery, Matthew Robinson, DO

9:30-9:40 a.m.-Break

9:40-10:40 a.m. Preeclampsia

10:40-11:40 a.m. Vaping and Tobacco Use While Pregnant: What are the Risks?, Shannon Mason, BSN, RN, NCTTP, CTTS, CHWC, UPMC Harrisburg

11:40 a.m.-12:40 p.m. Lunch and Network

12:40-1:40 p.m. Teenage pregnancy:  Age-appropriate Care and Support, Candace Jones, DNP, CNM, AMCB

1:40-2:40 p.m. Myths and Misconceptions about Breastfeeding, Shannon Lilienthal, BA, IBCLC

2:40-2:50 p.m.- Break

2:50-4:20 p.m. Indications and Impact of Labor Inductions on Patients, Staff, and Maternal Health Units

4:20-4:30 p.m. Closing

Camp Hill Giant Community Center 2nd Floor
Camp Hill, PA
United States

Matthew Robinson, DO, Central PA Surgical Associates

Dr. Hameroff, Maternal Fetal Medicine

Dr. Sebright, Maternal Fetal Medicine

Shannon Mason, BSN, RN, NCTTP, CTTS, CHWC, UPMC Harrisburg

Candace Jones, DNP, CNM, AMCB, UPMC Harrisburg

Shannon Lilienthal, BA, IBCLC, UPMC Harrisburg

 

 

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
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Any questions regarding this program or registration, please contact Melissa Shaver - shaverml@upmc.edu