This program is designed to educate health care providers on various issues that impact the care delivered to the neonatal, pediatric and maternal population and to advance the quality of care provided by physicians, nurses, and other health care providers in the region.
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Certified Nurse Midwives, Fellows, Residents, Students and Other Interested Healthcare Providers
Jointly Provided By
CHI Health Perinatal Care
Creighton University Office of Continuing Education Objectives
Examine the current evidenced based practices and research through poster presentations that highlight intiataives to improve patient and nursing outcomes
Discuss innovative principles and strategies to improve the mother’s ability to cope with labor including engagement of families and health care providers
Examine the impact of Post-Partum Depression (PPD) on the mother-child dyad
Identify mothers at risk and the signs/symptoms of PPD; along with utilizing current strategies and resources to assist and support the mother with PPD
Explore the role of the father in the birth process and the impact of fatherhood engagement on the long term outcome of the family unit.
Describe the elements of a Hypertension Bundle and the benefit of routine Drills for teams who are caring for women during and after delivery.
Define the risk factors for Neonatal Sepsis and describe the practices proven to reduce the incidence of neonatal sepsis as well as management of the neonate with sepsis.
Recognize the neonate who meets the criteria for suspected Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)
Describe steps for resuscitation, stabilization and management of the neonate in preparation for transfer to a regional cooling center.
Discuss the prevalence, diagnosis and management of IgE mediated food allergies
Review non-IgE mediated food reactions like MSPI
7:30 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits
7:50 a.m. Welcome and Program Overview Lisa Strasheim, MBA, MSN, APRN, NNP-BC Division Director - Women’s Service Line • CHI Health
8 a.m. Early Onset Neonatal Sepsis in the Late Preterm and Term Infant BJ Wilson, MD Neonatologist • Mednax/CHI Health St. Elizabeth
9 a.m. Fatherhood Engagement Aaron Banman, PhD UNO
10 a.m. Break, Visit Exhibits and Poster Presentations
10:15 a.m. Postpartum Depression Meaghan Shanahan, MD Obstetrician/Gynecologist • CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center-Bergan Mercy
11:15 a.m. Lunch, Visit Exhibits and Poster Presentations
12:30 p.m. Hypertension Bundle Rachelle Heser, MSN, APRN-CNS, C-EFM Clinical Nurse Specialist-CHI Health
1:15 p.m. Passive Cooling Jackie Liess, APRN-NNP Neonatal Nurse Practitioner • CHI Health Good Samaritan
2 p.m. Break, Visit Exhibits and Poster Presentations
2:15 p.m. MSPI and Food Sensitivities in Babies Jackie Moline, BSN, RN, CL C Maternal-Infant Health Program Coordinator • NE Department of Health and Human Services
3:15 p.m. Labor Coping Strategies Karen McGivney-Liechti, APRN-CNM Mandi Campbell, CD (DONA) Good Life Birth Place
4:15 p.m. Closing Remarks and Evaluation
4:45 p.m. Adjournment Education Credit
Category 1 Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.
Nurse CE Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 7.75 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) and CHI Health. Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education 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.
Disclosure Policy: It is the policy of Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities. All faculty participating in this activity are expected to disclose to the audience any significant financial interest or other relationship he/she has with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) discussed in an educational presentation. Registration
CHI Health Employee: $60
Non-CHI Health Employee: $75
Refund less $25.00 if cancelling by Friday, August 23, 2019.
No refund after Friday, August 23, 2019