Address:

DoubleTree Hotel

2431 N. Glenstone Ave.

Springfield, MO 65803

 

It is recommended for conference participants to park in the garage on the northwest corner of the DoubleTree property and enter through hotel side doors. Please see picture below. Garage is marked with a green circle.

The purpose of this one-day conference is to provide an up-to-date, evidence-based care learning experience for all healthcare workers who care for mothers and infants. The conference will focus on the care continuum from the ambulatory prenatal setting, to inpatient obstetrics, to the postpartum setting as well as the well-newborn nursery and the intensive care nursery.

 

 

7:30-7:55 am Registration and Breakfast
7:55-8:00 am Welcome and Overview
8:00-9:00 am The Case for Inductions of Labor

Dr. Molly Stout, MD, MSci

By the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

1.       Review assumptions of pros and cons of induction of labor.

2.       Review medical indications for timing of delivery

3.       Consider implications of multiple diagnosis on timing of delivery.

9:00-10:00 am Comprehensive Management of Infants with Serious Congenital Anomalies

Dr. Sam Julian, MD and Dr. Jonathan Mullin, MD

By the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

1.       Develop an approach to understanding goals of care for expectant families.

2.       Formulate comprehensive management plan for children with serious, life-limiting or life-threatening congenital anomalies.

10:00-10:20am BREAK
10:20-11:20 am Neonatal Airway: In the Delivery Room and Beyond

Dr. Noah Hillman, MD

By the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

1.       Recognize the different modes of respiratory support in the delivery room and NICU

2.       Demonstrate the importance of non-invasive ventilator support in preterm infants

11:20 am-12:05 pm Research: Empowering the Bedside Nurse

Jade Burgess, RN-BC, MSN and Sharon McLain, BSN, RNC-OB

By the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

1.       Express the ability of bedside clinicians to conduct quality research.

2.       Identify tools and resources that bedside clinicians can use to perform relevant research and improves patient care.

12:05-12:55 pm LUNCH (50 min)
12:55-1:55 pm Reducing Maternal Risk: Preparing for Complications

Dr. Molly Stout, MD, MSci

By the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to

Review evidenced-based medicine to minimize maternal risk for hypertension, VTE, and infectious morbidity.

1:55-2:55 pm Readmission in “Well” Neonates—Challenges and Opportunities

Dr. Kelly Wright, MD, FAAP

By the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe characteristics of the period of PURPLE crying.
  2. Discuss interventions to support at risk families during the period of PURPLE crying.
2:55-3:10 pm BREAK
3:10-4:10 pm Blue Ain’t Your Color: Evaluating and Treating the Cyanotic Infant

Dr. Laura Cerny, MD

By the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

1.       Differentiate between the symptoms of congenital heart disease versus persistent pulmonary hypertension in the neonate

2.       State the elements of a treatment plan for neonates presenting with PPHN.

4:10-4:55 pm The SKINny on Newborn Rash

Kelsey Southard, APRN, NNP-BC

By the end of this educational activity participants should be able to:

  1. Recognize neonatal skin problems that need immediate intervention
  2. Identify treatment of infiltrates and phlebitis.
4:55-5:10 pm Evaluations and Adjourn

We reserve the right to substitute speakers and topics in case of emergency or cancellation. Information presented during this conference represents the views and opinions of the presenters and does not necessarily constitute the opinion, endorsement of, or promotion by CoxHealth.  Presenters are responsible for obtaining all copyright permissions. 

In an effort to reduce costs to participants, no handouts or notes pages will be provided at the conference. Participants may choose to download presentations to their personal electronic devices or print for their own use. As presentations become available, they will be posted here.

The following presentations are available for download:

 

The Case for Inductions of Labor Dr. Molly Stout, MD, MSci

 

Comprehensive Management of Infants with Serious Congenital Anomalies Dr. Sam Julian, MD & Dr. Jonathan Mullin, MD

 

Neonatal Airway: In the Delivery Room and Beyond Dr. Noah Hillman, MD

 

Research: Empowering the Bedside Nurse Jade Burgess, RN-BC, MSN & Sharon McLain, BSN, RNC-OB

Handout: Thematic Analysis of Women’s Feelings Relating to Bladder Care while Laboring with Epidural Anesthesia McLain & Burgess

Handout: Original Research: Bladder Management and Empowerment in Laboring Women with Epidural Anesthesia McLain & Burgess

 

Maternal Risk Reduction Dr. Molly Stout, MD, MSCI

 

Readmission in “Well” Neonates – Challenges and Opportunities Dr. Kelly Wright, MD, FAAP

 

“Blue Ain’t Your Color” Dr. Laura Cerny, MD

 

The SKINny on Newborn Rash Kelsey Southard, APRN, NNP-BC

CoxHealth Education Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

7.75 contact nursing hours

 

The Missouri Board for Respiratory Care has approved this program for 4.5 hours of continuing education credit.  The MBRC approval number for this course is 5976.  Licensed respiratory care practitioners are responsible for maintaining their own documentation records of continuing education and should claim only those hours actually spent in the activity

 

Invited Faculty

 

Jade Burgess, RN-BC, MSN

Med-Surg Educator

CoxHealth

 

Dr. Laura Cerny

Physician

CoxHealth Newborn Medicine

 

Dr. Noah Hillman, MD

Neonatologist

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital

 

Dr. Sam Julian, MD

Director of Outreach, St. Louis Children’s Hospital NICU

Assistant Medical Director

Washington University School of Medicine

 

Sharon McLain, BSN, RNC-OB

Registered Nurse, Labor and Delivery

CoxHealth

 

Dr. Jonathan (Jon) Mullin, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine

Washington University School of Medicine

 

Kelsey Southard, APRN, NNP-BC

Newborn Medicine

CoxHealth

 

Dr. Molly Stout, MD, MSCI

Chief of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine & Ultrasound

Washington University, St. Louis

 

Dr. Kelly Wright, MD, FAAP

Northside Pediatrics

CoxHealth

 

 

 

 

 

Rebecca Brown, RNC-OB, BSN

Assistant Nurse Manger

Labor and Delivery

 

 

Julia Dill, RNC-MNN

Staff Nurse

Women and Newborn Care Unit

 

Maggie Dyke, RN

Staff Nurse

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

 

Amy Jackson, RN

Maternal Child Educator

CoxHealth Education Services

 

Ashley Larkin, RNC-OB, BSN

Nurse Manager

CoxHealth Education Center

 

Jennifer McCroskey, MSN, RN

Enterprise Educator

CoxHealth Education Center

 

Ruth McShane, RN-OB, BSN

Staff Nurse

CoxHealth Labor and Delivery

 

Carol Schriver, RNC-OB

Staff Nurse

CoxHealth Women and Newborn Care Unit

 

Andrea Sleeth, RN, BSN

Staff Nurse

CoxHealth Labor and Delivery Unit

 

Sunny Sprague RNC-NIC, BS, RN

Staff Nurse

CoxHealth Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

 

Melanie Totten, RNC-OB, BSN

Maternal Child Educator

CoxHealth Educational Services

 

 

DoubleTree Hotel

2431 N. Glenstone Ave.

Springfield, MO 65803

 

*Please ask for the CoxHealth rate when booking.

Cancellations received in writing to educationcenter@coxhealth.com by October 3, 2019 will be entitled to a full refund. After this time, a $25 processing fee will be withheld.  No refunds will be made the day of the conference.  No shows will be charged the full conference fee.

In the event the Education Center cancels or reschedules a course, participants are entitled to a full refund or the participant may transfer registration to the next scheduled activity.

CoxHealth is not responsible for travel, hotel, booking fees, or other cancellation fees for registrants when an activity is cancelled.

All refunds must be received in writing via email or by calling the Education Center.