This conference is an opportunity for health care professionals interested in the care of pregnant and postpartum women and their newborns to be updated on new research and clinical best practices across the continuum of perinatal and newborn care.
The conference engages health care professionals from a wide range of disciplines in knowledge transfer and interprofessional collaboration in order to provide the best care possible and ensure healthy mothers and babies.
The format includes plenaries, breakout sessions, poster sessions, and networking opportunities.
As a result of attending the conference, participants will be able to:
- review clinical best practices and new research acquired from researchers, experts, and fellow participants, which will inform the care of pregnant and postpartum women and newborns;
- reflect on five new developments across the continuum of care from conception to postpartum that will impact clinical practice;
- discuss current surveillance and system improvements in perinatal services that are relevant to improving maternal/fetal and newborn outcomes; and
- integrate knowledge learned by engaging in dialogue with other health care professionals from a range of disciplines.
The conference will be of interest to all those who are interested in care for pregnant women and their newborns. The interdisciplinary target audience includes but is not limited to:
- Lactation Consultants;
- Nurse Practitioners;
- Occupational Therapists;
- Physical Therapists;
- Physicians (primary care and specialists);
- Public (parents, expectant aprents, and family members);
- Respiratory Therapists; and
- Social Work.