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Illinois AWHONN Section Conference

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Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites East Peoria

101 Holiday Street

East Peoria, IL 61611

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Thank you for visiting the Illinois AWHONN Section Conference registration site.

Illinois AWHONN Section Conference Agenda

Thursday, April 20, 2017

7:00-8:00 Registration, Continental Breakfast/Exhibits

8:00-8:30 Welcome/Announcements

8:30-9:30 Labor Support: Rita "Pixie" Ledbetter, MS, APN, CNM

9:30-10:00 Break and Exhibits

10:00-11:00 The Birth Center Difference: Amie Hernandez, APN, CNM

11:00-12:00 Domestic Violence: Diane Hinderliter, PhD, RN

12:00-1:00 Lunch Presentation - Every Change Matters :Felicia Fitzgerald, BSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, CLNC

1:00-1:45 High Reliability Organization: Colleen Pospishil, MSN, CNL, RNC, MNN, CCE

1:45-2:15 Break/Exhibits

2:15-3:00 Nursing on the Frontline: Julie Wetmore, RNC, MS, PNP, NNP-BC

3:00-4:00 Evidence Based Practice - Let Your Heart Lead You to the Science: Christine Wetzel, MSN, IBCLC

4:00-5:00 Podium Presentations

(4:00-4:30) Gentle Resuscitation: Denise Cornell, MSN, APN, NNP-BC

(4:30-4:45) Timing of Umbilical Cord Clamping: Marcy Droege and Madison Frerichs

(4:45-5:00) Delayed Bathing: Betsy Leesman, RN, BSN

5:00-5:30 Conference Evaluation/Exhibits/Vendor Prize Drawing

Friday, April 21, 2017

7:00-7:45 Registration/Full Breakfast

7:45-8:00 Welcome/Announcements

8:00-9:00 Obstetric Gynecologic Cancer: Elizabeth Whelan, MS, APN, CNM and Tammy Neys, APN-BC, MSN

9:00-10:00 Feeding Challenges in the Nursery: Jessica Heuer, M.S. CCC/SLP

10:00-10:30 Break

10:30-11:30 Diabetes and Pregnancy: Carol Burke, MSN, APRN/CNS, RNC-OB, C-EFM

11:30-12:30 Documentation and Litigation: Felicia Fitzgerald, BSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, CLNC

12:30-1:00 Closing Remarks/Evaluation

A block of rooms have been reserved at the Holiday Inn and Suites East Peoria at the rate of $114 plus tax for the conference. The deadline to reserve a room at this rate is April 6th.

To reserve your room follow the link provided here: 2017 AWHONN

Please note:Cancellations will be subject to a $25 administration fee. Cancellations after March 28th will not be honored.

If you have any questions about the conference please email IlAWHONNSectionChair@gmail.com

Continuing Nursing Education: Carle Foundation Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) (OH-367, 08/01/2019). The planners and presenters have no conflicts of interest unless otherwise stated.

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