Quality of Life for Families XXVI

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Quality of Life for Families XXVI

This event allows for the important dissemination of new and emerging clinical practice standards.

By Perinatal Advisory Council: Leadership, Advocacy, and Consultation (PAC/LAC)

When and where

Date and time

Thursday, May 25 · 8am - 5pm PDT


Hilton Los Angeles North/Glendale 100 West Glenoaks Blvd Glendale, CA 91202

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event
Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

About this event

  • 9 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Quality of Life for Families XXVI:Caring and Keeping Our Patients and Caregivers Safe

This event allows for the important dissemination of new and emerging clinical practice standards as well as an opportunity to discuss health-related issues affecting the perinatal community. This one-day conference occurs on May 25, 2023, and addresses many of the most pressing perinatal issues in the healthcare community focusing on current neonatal and obstetrical topics. This event is designed for perinatal nurses, pediatricians, obstetricians, neonatologists, hospital administrators, social workers, health educators and other professionals responsible for the care of mothers and/or newborns. Topics presented explored areas of rapid change and significant influence on the practice of perinatal and neonatal care, with an emphasis on optimizing outcomes for mother and infant.


We offer a lower conference registration that includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, CEUs or CMEs. Registration fee is refundable if cancellation is received by May 18, 2023. No refunds will be granted after that time.


Final number of continuing education credits maybe changed based on speaker's objectives.

PAC/LAC reserves the right to amend speakers, topics and scheduling at any time.

HOTEL PARKING: $10 Self-Parking, $29.00 Valet Parking

Metro: 400 W. Cerritos Ave., Glendale, CA 91204, Uber/Lyft Estimate $10-$12

Continuing Education

Physicians: PAC/LAC is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PAC/LAC designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: The Perinatal Advisory Council-Leadership, Advocacy, and Consultation (PAC/LAC) is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing. This course is approved for 7.0 contact hours. PAC/LAC’s provider number is CEP 5862. Licensee must retain this certificate for a period of four years.

LCSW/LMFT: PAC/LAC is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSW and LMFT. PAC/LAC maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. This course is approved for 5.5 LCSW and 5.5 LMFT continuing education units. PAC/LAC’s provider number is 128542

CHES: This activity is sponsored by PAC/LAC, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designed for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) to receive up to 5.5 total Category 1 continuing education contact hours.


7:55 AM - 8:05 AM

Opening Remarks

Sherri Mendelson, PhD, RNC, CNS, IBCLC Board President

8:05 AM - 9:00 AM

Keynote Speaker Updates from CSG

Diana Ramos, MD, MPH, MBA, FACOG California Surgeon Gene

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Supporting Children and Families in the Aftermath of Crisis

David Schonfeld, MD, FAAP

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Break and Exhibits

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Pre-discharge bilirubin screening: AAP 2022 guidelines

Daniel Rosenberg, MD

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Treating Substance Use Disorders in Pregnancy

Tipu Khan, MD, AAFP, FASAM

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Lunch and Award Presentations

1:15 PM - 1:45 PM

Exhibits and Poster Session

1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

Frontline Staff Fatigue & Burnout

Amy Juhas, LCSW and Jennifer Rodriguez, LCSW

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

How to Improve Experiences of Birthing Black Mothers

Melissa Franklin, EdD, MBA and Yolonda Rogers-Jones, BA

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Door Prizes and Closing Remarks


About the organizer


To positively impact the health of women and their families.


We champion healthy babies, healthy mothers, healthy families.

Core Values

PAC/LAC board members and staff embrace, exemplify, and embody our organizational core values in the following ways:

Service Excellence
  • We meet our mission and vision by producing extraordinary work.
  • We seek and accept challenges to improve health outcomes for women and their families.
  • We support each other as a team to provide excellent services.
$70 – $180