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AWHONN California Section 2020 Conference in Long Beach CA

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The Westin Long Beach

333 East Ocean Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90802

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Registration for our 2020 conference is OPEN TO ALL! Hotel link on details page, not on ticket page. Vendors can sign up here!

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We invite you to join us as we Sail into Perinatal Excellence at our 2020 annual conference. You will not want to miss this! We will start with the pre-conference on February 20 with Lisa Miller presenting the AM session, and Gail Tully, founder of Spinning Babies presenting the PM session! The main conference takes place for two full days beginning February 21. We are thrilled to confirm that Lisa Miller is our key-note speaker. We have a fantastic line-up of dynamic speakers presenting relevant hot-topics in the Perinatal Nursing world.

*Please note: schedule subject to change

Main Conference Speakers:

Day 1: Registration 0700-800. Conference 0800-1730

Lisa Miller, CNM JD: Cases for Concern: Risk Reduction in Perinatal Nursing

Dr. Lisa Stellwagen: Introduction of Pasteurized Donor Human Milk in the Mother/Baby Unit at UCSD

Dr. Hameed: CV Disease Screening in Pregnancy- Role of CMQCC CV Toolkit

Gail Tully, CPM: Spinning Babies and the Intrapartum Nurse

Lori Olvera, DNP, RNC-OB, EFM-C: What's New in OB Sepsis?

Kandice Duns, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM: Mindful Self-Compassion-Are You Running on Empty?

Day 2: Registration 0700-0800. Conference 0800-1530

Dr. Christina Chambers: To Smoke or Not to Smoke While Pregnant or Breastfeeding: What are the Consequences?

Julie Arafeh, MSN, RN: Debriefing: Leading Discussions to Improve Care

Judie Boehmer, RN, MN, NEA-BC, FABC: Our Journey in Treating Postpartum Depression-Implementing Brexanolone (Zulresso) Infusion Therapy

Dr. David Lagrew: Inpatient and Outpatient Induction: What's the Latest?

Mary Alice Melwak, NNP, PNP, CNS, PhD: New Assessment and Treatment of NAS Babies

Connie von Kohler, RNC-OB, MSN, C-EFM, CPHQ: Sudden Unexpected Postnatal Collapse: What it is & Way to Prevent

We've scheduled time to enjoy the vendors, networking, and Long Beach!

**Please note: Pre-conference admission is NOT included in the main conference price. You must purchase tickets for both pre-con and main conference if you plan on attending both.

The Westin has extended their group pricing to conference attendees and participants pre and post conference if you'd like to have more time to enjoy all that Long Beach has to offer. With a stay at The Westin Long Beach, you'll be centrally located in Long Beach, within a 10-minute walk of Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center and Pike at Rainbow Harbor. From eclectic neighborhoods to sandy beaches, you’ll find Long Beach to be an urban waterfront playground. Visit museums, tour a 1930s ocean liner and watch sea lions at Long Beach’s aquarium. This 4-star hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from City Place Shopping Center and 0.6 mi (1 km) from One World Trade Center.

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Book your group rate for AWHONN 2020 Conference

Note: 2/19 is sold out for our group space. Suggestions: Courtyard by Marriott downtown (closest)855-311-3631, Airport Courtyard Marriott (approx 15 minute drive). Holiday Inn Downtown is 1.5 miles from venue and has a free shuttle within 3 mile radius 562-590-8858

Suggest booking a room ASAP.

Conference Cancellation Policy:

Written notice of cancellation received no later than October 31, 2019, a refund will be issued minus a 20% administrative fee.

Written notice of cancellation received between November 1, 2019 and January 31, 2020, a refund will be issued minus 40% of your initial registration fee.

NO refunds for cancellations received after January 31, 2020. NO EXCEPTIONS.

**Please Note: There will be NO onsite registration. Must register in advance.**

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