ACNM Minnesota Annual Conference
2017 Conference Presentations:
AIM to Lead Change – Tina Johnson, CNM
Bed, Bath, and Beyond A PT perspective of the 4 trimesters of pregnancy and beyond – Brenda-Jane Garlick
Taking quantified blood loss from vision to reality. You can make it happen! – Becky Gams & Jennifer Tessmer-Tuck
Window of Opportunity: Immediate Postpartum LARC – Christy Boraas
Post-delivery disposition and risk stratification for the near term and term newborn born to a mother with chorioamnionitis (Triple I) – Cindy Osborn & Dr. Alexandar Gurfinkel
Working Together to Promote Physiologic Birth – Annie Liljigren, Brianna Barth, & Sheila Kennedy
Black Mothers Matter – Clara Sharp
Opioid Addiction and Dependency in Pregnancy – Amy Langenfeld
We are pleased to announce the sixth annual MN Affiliate of the American College of Nurse-Midwives conference!
Get tickets here!
Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
The Waterford Ballroom, Minneapolis Marriott West
8:00am to 5:00pm
7:00am Registration and Check-In
5:00pm-6:00pm Birth Community Cocktail Hour
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:
+ Current State of US Maternity Care
+ Pelvic Floor Health
+ Quantitative Blood Loss
+ National AIM Project
Numerous Break-Out Sessions to Include:
+ Immediate postpartum LARC use
+ Chorioamnionitis: the Latest Evidence
+ Breastfeeding and Cultural Considerations
+ Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
+ DNP QI Projects Supporting Physiologic Birth
+ Breaking Down Racial Disparities at the Bedside
Featuring speakers from multiple disciplines including: nursing, midwifery, physical therapy, obstetrics & gynecology, pediatrics, IBCLC, and doula care.
ONLINE REGISTRATION ENDS: October 4, 2017
+$20 for same day registration
For more info about a scholarship opportunity for a student, resident, doula, or retired midwife, click here.
NEW this year! Call for Poster Presentations. Original Research/QI Projects. Enjoy $50 saving on registration.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Ginger Breedlove, CNM, Ph.D., FACNM
Dr. Breedlove established the University of Kansas, graduate Nurse-Midwifery education program, serving as the program director for 9 years and as Professor at Shenandoah University in the Nurse Midwifery program 6 years. She has been in clinical practice since 1980. Dr. Breedlove co-founded the first free-standing birth center in Topeka, Kansas in 1978, and the first Nurse-Midwifery practice in Greater Kansas City in 1994. She has served on numerous national committees of the ACNM, including President from 2013-2016. Dr. Breedlove serves on the March of Dimes Foundation National Nurse Advisory Council; has written over 25 publications, numerous book chapters, and co-authored the Irving B Harris Inaugural Book award,The community based doula: Supporting families before, during and after birth. Dr. Ginger Breedlove currently works as the SVP of Clinical Operations for Baby + Co. And, in her spare time, serves as President of the newly formed March for Moms Association.