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"The Average Day" Impacting Perinatal Healthcare by Springing into Action

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Bavarian Inn Lodge

1 Covered Bridge Lane

Frankenmuth, MI 48734

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Conference Objectives:

*Identify contributing causes and risk factors related to perinatal morbidity and mortality in Michigan.

*Describe enhanced skills for protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding practice in the current culture in Michigan.

*Discuss strategies to support the patient, families, and healthcare providers following traumatic birth.

*Explain the role of the Michigan Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health to reduce primary cesarean sections through nursing interventions.

The Pregnant Heart: The Spectrum of Cardiovasular Disease

Cheryl Larry-Osman, RN, MS, CNM

Maternal Mortality in Michigan: Learning From Every Death, Preventing Future Deaths

Penny Cox, MSN, WHNP-BC, C-EFM

The Breastfeeding Journey: Let History Repeat Itself!

Terri Gaiser, MSN, RN, CNL

Traumatic Birth: Supporting the Patient, Family and Providers

Melisa Schuster, LMSW

MI AIM: Reducing Primary Cesarean Section from the Bedside

Danielle Suhy, BSN, RNS-OB, C-EFM

This activity has been submitted to the Ohio Nurses Association for approval to award 6.5 contact
hours. The Ohio Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing
education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on
Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)


NO REFUNDS after April 15, 2019

ONLINE registration closes April 26, 2019!!

Late Conference Attendee Registration $125.00


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Nichole Rekowski email: awhonnmichigan@gmail.com phone:313-282-8906 (text messages accepted)

If you are interested in having a vendor table at the conference or being a conference sponsor please contact: Jennifer Thompson-Wood, Jennifer.thompson-wood@sparrow.org, 616-824-9444 or Annette Andres, aandres@mhc.net, 231-883-5282

If you are interested in being a Poster Presenter please contact:

Kathren Speidel, katgagt@gmail.com, 248-346-5534

What's the refund policy? NO REFUNDS after April 15,2019

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes you may transfer your ticket to another attendee if you are unable to attend. An official transfer must be completed by contacting the event organizer. Attendee accepting the transfer must have a ticket for entry to conference.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

The printed ticket is preffered, however electronic tickets will be accepted. Please confirm you have access to your electronic ticket prior to presenting to the registration desk.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

No the person attending the conference should match the name of the ticket.

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Bavarian Inn Lodge

1 Covered Bridge Lane

Frankenmuth, MI 48734

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Refunds up to 30 days before event

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