Optimal Outcomes in Women's Health: Pregnancy & Birth
Friday, October 28, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Optimal Outcomes in Women's Health 2016: Pregnancy & Birth
Minnesota Affiliate of American College of Nurse Midwives
Fifth Annual Conference
Friday, October 28, 2016
The Waterford Ballroom, Minneapolis Marriot West
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. Check-In & Continental Breakfast
5:00-7:00 p.m. Birth Community Cocktail Hour
*Please register individually*
MN ACNM Affiliate Members: $200
Registered Nurses: $150
(Lunch included in registration)
Registration Ends: October 21st, 2015
+$20 for same-day registration
(Registration pricing includes fees)
About the Conference:
This is an interprofessional conference for all stakeholders in maternity care with a focus on innovative, evidence-based practice to improve outcomes for women, newborns, and families.
Topics will include:
+ Management of Second Stage of Labor
+ Mood Disorders in Pregnancy: Diagnosis and Treatment
+ Intermittent Auscultation in Labor
+ Racial Disparity and Birth Outcomes
Numerous Break-Out Sessions to Include:
+ Team-based Collaboration and Care
+ Opiates in Pregnancy
+ Prenatal Influences of Confidence for Physiologic Birth
+ Tips and Tools for Labor Support
+ ACNM Reducing Primary Cesareans Project
+ Out-of-Hospital Birth to Hospital Transfer
Featuring speakers from multiple disciplines including: nursing, midwifery, obstetrics & gynecology, public health, and doula care.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Lisa Kane Low, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN, President ACNM
Lisa Kane Low is a nurse midwife and faculty at the University of Michigan where she is the Associate Dean of Practice and Professional Graduate Programs and professor in nursing, women’s studies and the department of obstetrics and gynecology. Lisa is the President of the American College of Nurse Midwives and has been a participant in several national initiatives focused on safe reduction of primary cesarean birth, reduction of hemorrhage, promoting safe care and transitions in care for families who desire a planned home birth and has conducted NIH funded research focused on second stage labor management.
For up to date information, please go to our web site:
This program has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing rules implementing mandatory continuing education, provisions of the Minnesota Nurse Practice Act. RNs will be provided a document that specifies information to qualify for contact hours.
ACNM specialty credits are pending.
AAFP CME credits are pending.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Ample free parking is available.
Do I have to bring my printed registration to the event?
No, you do not need to have your printed registration.
Will there be space for lactation provided?
Yes, there will be a designated room for pumping.
Will lunch be provided?
A lunch is included with registration as well as a continental breakfast, coffee, tea, and water.
What is the refund policy?
Refunds are not available for this event.