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Building Brighter Futures Advances in Pediatric and Neonatal Care 2019

Connecticut Children's Medical Center

Monday, October 28, 2019 at 3:45 PM - Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 4:15 PM (EDT)

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Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Pre-Conference
October 28 only. Includes reception.
Oct 28, 2019 $80.00 $0.00
Pre-Conference (Connecticut Children's)
October 28 only. Includes reception.
Oct 28, 2019 $50.00 $0.00
Main Conference   more info Oct 28, 2019 $190.00 $0.00
Main Conference (Connecticut Children's)
October 29 only.
Oct 28, 2019 $130.00 $0.00
Full Conference
October 28 and 29.
Oct 28, 2019 $250.00 $0.00
Full Conference (Connecticut Children's)
October 28 and 29.
Oct 28, 2019 $150.00 $0.00
Pre-Conference (Student)
Must specify current degree program and school. October 28 only.
Oct 28, 2019 $50.00 $0.00
Main Conference (Student)
Must specify current degree program and school. October 29 only.
Oct 28, 2019 $130.00 $0.00
Full Conference (Student)
Must specify current degree program and school. October 28 and October 29.
Oct 28, 2019 $150.00 $0.00

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Event Details

Be part of the solution!  Join neonatal and pediatric professionals to learn and discuss the latest advances that build brighter futures for our children.

 Time/Date:

  • October 28, 2019 3:45pm - 7:30pm
  • October 29, 2019 7:00am - 4:15pm

Conference Information

  • Identify emerging trends that improve clinical practice in neonatal and pediatric care
  • Recognize the positive impact that clinical leadership and patient/family advocacy can have on patient outcomes and professional growth
  • Network with professionals from throughout the region
  • Gain valuable insight from nationally recognized experts
  • Earn Contact hours (Connecticut Children's Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Northeast Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.)
  • Neonatal, general pediatric, and critical care topics available. Mix and match to meet your needs!

Schedule

Monday, October 28th

3:45-4:00 pm Registration  
4:00-5:00 pm Welcome, Posters and Reception  
5:00-6:30 pm Bounce Back...Self Care and Resiliency

Cathy Alvarez, MA, BS, RN, CNML, HNB-BC, PCCN

6:30-7:30 pm Poster Presentations  

General Session Speaker

Building Brighter Futures speaker Cathy Alvarez Catherine (Cathy) Alvarez, MA, RN, CNML, HNB-BC, PCCN, is an Education Specialist at Yale New Haven Hospital, in New Haven, CT. Cathy has 18 years of nursing experience, and is certified as a Nurse Manager and Leader, Holistic Nurse and Progressive Care Nurse. Cathy designs and implements holistic nursing education programs that specifically focus on self-care, mindfulness, and resiliency. In addition to her role at Yale, Cathy is a nurse educator for the American Holistic Nurses Association Integrative Healing Arts Program and serves as a faculty advisor for the Birch Tree Center for Healthcare Transformation.


Tuesday, October 29th

7:00-7:45 am
Breakfast, Registration and Posters
7:45-8:00 am Opening Remarks
8:00-9:00 am Opening Session: Thriving in Times of Change Kari Schmidt MS, RN-BC, ACC
9:10-10:00am  Optimizing Preterm Nutrition Shabnam Lainwala MD PhD
  A Bright Beginning: Pediatric Integrative Medicine Ana Marie Verissimo MD, MA ABIHM
  Diabetes Management – Where We Are and Where We Are Going Carey Driscoll APRN
10:00-10:45 am Refreshments, Vendor Exhibits and Posters  
10:45-11:45am Esophageal Stem Cell Research Christine Finck, MD FACS
  Small Victims, Big Challenges: Pediatric Disaster Triage Mark Cicero MD FAAP
  It’s High Time to Talk about Medical Marijuana William Zempsky MD 
11:45-1:00pm

Lunch, Vendor Exhibits and Posters

***Leadership Luncheon - Accelerating Team  Effectiveness through Engagement 

 Kari Schmidt
1:00-1:55pm The Science of Human Milk for Vulnerable Infants Mary Lussier, RN IBCLC
  The Nuts and Bolts of Pain and Symptom Management through a Case Study

Taryn Hamre DNP, APRN, FN-BC, CPHON 

Mary Frances McGeary BSN, RN, CPHON
  Pediatric Disaster Considerations and Blast Injuries Gena Costello RN, BSN, CPEN
2:05-3:00pm The Neonatal Gut Microbiome: Implications for Infant and Childhood Health Adam Matson MD MSc
  Suicide Recognition and Prevention Steve Rogers, MD
  Diversity in Healthcare Evelyn Kissi
3:00-3:15pm  Break  
3:15-4:15 pm Closing General Session: Energizing Your Practice Through Resilience Kari Schmidt, MS, RN-BC, ACC

 

General session Speaker

Building Brighter Futures speaker Kari Schmidt Kari has extensive experience in nursing leadership development and professional development. She received her Master of Science in Administrative Leadership and Supervision in Adult Education from the University of Wisconsin, is certified in Nursing Professional Development, and is a certified coach through the International Coach Federation.  She served as co-editor of the Journal for Nurses in Professional Development; and served as vice president and is past president of the Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD).  Kari received the ANPD award “Excellence in Educational Design,” and the prestigious ANPD Belinda E. Puetz award.



Target Audience

  • Registered Nurses
  • Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • And all healthcare professionals caring for the neonatal/pediatric population

Accommodations

The Building Brighter Futures conference will take place at the Water’s Edge Resort and Spa Westbrook, CT.

Water’s Edge Resort and Spa
1525 Boston Post Rd
Westbrook, CT 06498

To reserve online:

https://www.reseze.net/servlet/WebresResDesk?hotelid=1306

The Group ID code is 369017. Participants must enter that code in order to receive the discounted rate.

Or

Call 800-222-5901 and mention Building Brigher Futures to receive the discounted group rate by September 28, 2019 (subject to availability)


Call for Abstracts

The call for abstracts has closed.


Have questions about Building Brighter Futures Advances in Pediatric and Neonatal Care 2019? Contact Connecticut Children's Medical Center

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Water’s Edge Resort and Spa
1525 Boston Post Rd
Westbrook, CT 06498

Monday, October 28, 2019 at 3:45 PM - Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 4:15 PM (EDT)


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