Innovations in Perinatal Nursing

Innovations in Perinatal Nursing
Event on 2017-09-17 18:00:00
September 17th, 6:00 PM – Evening Reception Start the party early! Come on out and meet your section leaders, presenters, and exhibitors and get to know the AWHONN NY membership at an evening networking reception on September 17th at 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, in the hotel, room TBA. Light refreshments will be served along side a cash bar. RSVP when you register.   September 18th Breakfast at 7:30 AM, conference begins at 8:00 AM. Lunch will be served. LONG ACTING REVERSIBLE CONTRACEPTION (LARC): AN OPPORTUNITY FOR CONTRACEPTIVE SUCCESS  SUSAN PECK  MINIMIZING PERINATAL RISK FOR MOTHER, FETUS AND YOU!  CYNDY KRENING HUMAN MILK FOR NEW YORK BABIES   JULIE BOUCHET HORWITZ MATERNAL MENTAL HEALTH IN NEW YORK & BEYOND  MARY LYNN BRASSIL BURN BRIGHTLY WITHOUT BURNING OUT**   KIM RICHARDS WHEN MY SKIN BARRIER IS BROKEN: UPDATES IN NEWBORN SKIN CARE  CATHERINE HILL AWHONN STAFFING: ONE HOSPITAL’S STORY   AMY IMOSSI, JOY PAVSIC **Bring a an item or photo that represents self-care to you! STOP BY THE POSTER SESSION AND EXHIBITION HALL DURING BREAKS FOR ADDITIONAL CNE AND RAFFLE TICKETS!  *Official agenda to follow. 7.50 Contact Hours will be awarded. Nyack Hospital is an approved provider of continuing education by the Northeast Multi-State Division,an accredited approver of continuing Nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont Nurses’ Associations are members of the Northeast Multi-State Division of the American Nurses Association.  Approved Provider #NY08-09/2017-01  For information about contact hours, contact Rosemarie Sullivan at SPEAKERS KIM RICHARDS combines her passion for nursing, fitness and coaching as well as her extensive research on the science of self-care and created the components of Self-Care Academy®, LLC , a comprehensive and sustainable self-care program using evidence based research to improve resiliency in an ever changing environment, reduce turnover and improve retention, improve productivity and engagement, and teach practical tools to burn brightly without burning out. Kim serves as Adjunct Faculty of the International Integrative Nurse Coach Program and has served as leadership faculty of the Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence. She lives and hosts retreats in the beautiful Virgin Islands and enjoys an active life as a sailor, paddle boarder and yoga instructor. SUSAN PECK has practiced as a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner for 17 years. She works in a large mulit-specialty private practice group in Northern New Jersey.  Her clinical expertise is in gynecology and well woman care and she has a special interest in contraception and lowering the rate of unintended pregnancy.   CYNDY KRENING  received her BSN from the University of Northern Colorado, and her MS in Parent-Child Nursing from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. She holds certifications in ACLS, inpatient obstetrics, critical care obstetrics, neonatal resuscitation, and electronic fetal monitoring. She has worked in the inpatient setting for 36 years – 34 of those years in obstetrics. She has worked as a labor and delivery staff nurse, charge nurse, nurse manager, outreach coordinator, high-risk OB flight nurse and perinatal clinicalnurse specialist. Within the obstetrical arena, Cyndy is active in AWHONN locally, at the state level, and is currently on the national Board of Directors for AWHONN. She is published and on the editorial board of The Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing. Cyndy has served on the test committees for NCC’sInpatient OB and EFM certification exams, and represents nursing on the Colorado Maternal Mortality committee. Cyndy loves to teach, and has provided thousands of hours of education to nursing audiences locally, regionally and nationally. CATHERINE HILL, MSN, FNP-BC, is currently serving as the project manager and co-lead to AWHONN the neonatal skin care science team for the 4th revision of the Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline. She is a nurse program development specialist at the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses and is a nurse practitioner currently working in the area of pediatrics. She has over 30 years of experience as a clinician, educator, and faculty member. Her current work with AWHONN involves development of educational products, evidence-based guidelines, and both national and international speaking on evidence-based practices and newborn skin care. JULIE BOUCHET-HORWITZ is a nurse practitioner and international board-certified lactation consultant (IBCLC). She is the founder and Executive Director of The New York Milk Bank and has a private practice specializing in breastfeeding in Irvington, NY. She gathered a team of 5 women who over 2 years established the New York Milk Bank which officially opened last year in Hastings, New York. The New York Milk Bank collects extra breast milk from healthy lactating women, pasteurizes it and distributes it to infants in need especially premature and sick babies. Julie is the past president of the Westchester Putnam Rockland Lactation Consortium, the tri-county professional lactation organization. She has published articles on breastfeeding for Mothering Magazine, and the peer-review journals of Clinical Lactation, and ICAN: Infant Children and Adolescent Nutrition. MARY LYNN BRASSIL is the Perinatal CNS and Coordinator of the Perinatal Bereavement Team at Winthrop University Hospital and the Chair of the Executive Advisory Board of the Nassau County Perinatal Services Network and a member of AWHONN. She received her BSN at Molloy College and her MS from SUNY Stony Brook in obstetrics. She is certified in Electronic Fetal Monitoring, childbirth education, an NRP instructor and recently became an AWHONN EFM instructor. She has both NICU and OB experience. Ms Brassil was the founder of the PMAD screening program at NYU Winthrop Hospital and brought this public health issueforward to the Nassau County Perinatal Network in 2005. She participates on multiple hospital safety committees, an active leader in coordinating multidisciplinary education projects; unit based emergency drills and the Chairof the Planning Committee for the Perinatal Nursing Symposium. Ms Brassil has provided poster and podium presentations on local, state and national levels including the AWHONN Conventions in Nashville, TN, Denver Colorado, and Grapevine Texas. Ms. Brassil works closely with the Nassau County PMAD Task Force, electedofficials, obstetricians, pediatricians, behavioral health professionals providing education, coordinating follow up services, and advocating for women and families faced with the challenges PMAD bring. JOY PAVSIC, MSN, RN, IBCLC is the Assistant Nurse Manager of Mother Baby at NYU Langone Health located in New York, NY. She received her bachelors degree from Long lsland University and her masters degree in Nursing lnformatics from New York University. Joy has been a Mother Baby Nurse for 10 years and an lnternational Board Certified Lactation Consultant since 2010. She coordinates quality improvement projects including but not limiied to infant security, pain management, and breastfeeding practices. Joy also promotes and assists with service based patient and staff satisfaction initiatives. Her latest endeavor includes coordination of the Perinatal Care Certification at NYU Langone Health. AMY IMOSSI, MSN, BSN,RN, IBCLC, has 15 years of experience in obstetrical nursing  and is currently working as an OB nursing simulation fellow at NYU Langone Medical Center.  She has previously worked as a mother/baby and L&D staff nurse, nurse educator, and Baby-Friendly coordinator.  She is also a  facilitator of inter-professional obstetrical emergency simulations and a hospital based neonatal resuscitation program instructor. Westchester Marriott Hotel: A block of rooms is reserved for AWHONN NY attendees at the discounted rate of 9 – 9 depending on room type. Reserve here by August 27th for the discounted rate, or call and let the hotel know you are attending the conference. Phone:  (914) 631-2200  GIVING BACK TO OUR COMMUNITY  Did you know that….? That is 5.3 million babies who do not have enough clean diapers! Join AWHONN NY as we partner with the National Diaper Bank Association and Huggies to provide diapers and wipes to New York families. Each pack of diapers or wipes you donate at the conference will qualify you for extra raffle tickets for our grand prize! …AND HUGGIES WILL MATCH US DIAPER FOR DIAPER ON ALL DONATIONS!!! Do you prefer to support AWHONN’s Healthy Mom&Baby Campaign to Wipe Out Diaper Need by donating dollars for diapers? One dollar buys 6 diapers at wholesale cost. You can contribute here. Do you prefer to use Amazon to donate diapers directly to a local diaper bank? You can donate here. Bring your receipts to conference registration for raffle tickets and matching.   SHARE YOUR KNOWLEDGE We want to learn from your good work! Please submit an abstract, description, or PDF of your poster to Projects and case studies are welcome. Posters will be displayed in the exhibition hall and will contribute toward earned contact hours. Below: NY members presenting a poster at Convention in New Orleans

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