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Women’s Health and OB/GYN Nursing

  1. 1. register online at contemporaryforums.com or by calling 800-377-7707 las vegas, nvlas vegas, nvlas vegas, nv October 13–16, 2013October 13–16, 2013October 13–16, 2013 register early and save up to $110 earn up to 24.5 CE hours pagE 2 pagE 10 insErt – a health care for women over 40 advances in contraception iud placement training prEconferences Women’s HealtH & oB/Gyn nursinGHot topics in tHe primary care settinG
  2. 2. women’shealth&OB/GYNnursing|october13–16,2013|#WHOBGYN13 2 CONTEMPORARYFORUMS.COM Women’s Health and ob/gyn nursing, formerly Ambulatory OB/GYN Nursing, focuses on the challenges you face daily in your care of women in the primary care setting. Now in its 28th year, this conference is designed for NPs, CNMs, RNs and PAs and promises to enrich your clinical knowledge and skills by providing evidence-based approaches and creative solutions for a variety of women’s health and high-risk obstetric issues. A stellar panel of clinician experts has been assembled to address “hot topics” and challenge you to re-think your approaches to those puzzling cases that make your practice so interesting. Don’t miss this opportunity to network with nurses and advanced practice clinicians from around the nation to share your challenges and triumphs in the fascinating world of women’s health and obstetrics in the primary care setting. contents Accreditation ........................... 2 conference schedules..........4 conference faculty ...............8 online ce Library...................9 Host city Information......... 10 pull-out insErt ContEnts conference Information...A,c Hotel Accommodations.......B Travel Discounts......................B registration form..................D program manager Pam Jenkins-Wallace, Ms, nP Vice President, Program Development contemporary forums Join your colleagues! accreditation A Certificate of Attendance will be available online after you complete the course requirements, enabling you to register your credit with the appropriate licensing boards or associations. To apply for credit not listed below, use the procedure established by the specific organization. Preconference A Preconference B Preconference c MAin conference conference Luncheon Nurses and Nurse Practitioners1 6.75 ANCC/ 8.1 CA BRN contact hours 1.5 ANCC/ 1.8 CA BRN contact hours 2.5 ANCC/ 3 CA BRN contact hours 16.75 ANCC/ 20.1 CA BRN contact hours 1 ANCC/ 1.2 CA BRN contact hours Nurse-Midwives2 6.75 hours 1.5 hours 2.5 hours 16.75 hours 1 hour Physician Assistants3 Total number of credits to be determined. Pharmacology Credit for Prescriptive Authority4 3.5 hours -------------------- -------------------- 6 hours available -------------------- Other Professionals 5 6.75 hours 1.5 hours 2.5 hours 16.75 hours 1 hour Case Managers Application has been made for continuing education credit from the Commission for Case Manager Certification. 1 Contemporary Forums is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Contemporary Forums is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #04516. (CA BRN contact hour = 50 minutes). Preconference B has been planned and implemented in accordance with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) through co-providership with Contemporary Forums. PreconferenceBisco-providedwithBethIsraelMedicalCenterandScientiae,LLC.ContemporaryForumsdesignatesthiscontinuing nursingeducationactivityfor1.5credithours. 2 This conference is approved by the American College of Nurse-Midwives for the listed contact hours/CEUs. 3 This program is not yet approved for CME credit by the AAPA. Conference organizers plan to request the listed number of hours of AAPA Category I CME credit from the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Total number of approved credits yet to be determined. 4 Rx indicates pharmacology content. Because states’ requirements vary, contact your Board of Nursing for more information. 5 You will receive a Certificate of Attendance verifying your attendance at this course. Please comply with the guidelines of the appropriate boards, organizations or agencies in registering your credit. ncc certified nurses & nurse Practitioners: Contemporary Forums is a continuing education organization recognized by the National Certification Corporation. This conference covers a variety of the Core Competency Areas and Content Topics required for the NCC’s Certification Maintenance in your specialty.
  3. 3. i found this conference to be very compatible with how advanced practice clinicians think and practice. overall, an excellent conference. Marlene schoening frossard, cnM, rn Brooklyn, nY women’shealth&OB/GYNnursing|october13–16,2013|#WHOBGYN13 easy ways to register online (Credit Card only) contemporaryforums.com phone (Credit Card only) (800) 377-7707 Monday – friday 8am - 5pm (Pacific Time) fax (Credit Card or Purchase Order) (800) 329-9923 mail Attn: registrar 6377 clark Ave., suite 200 Dublin, cA 94568 WHat makes tHis conference a “must attend” event? conference obJectives uu 3 dynamic Preconferences including an IUD Placement Training. uu Topics related to health issues throughout the life span, addressed in a variety of teaching formats including didactic sessions, faculty panels, concurrent sessions for personalizing your learning experience, case studies and skill-building. uu Well-known clinician experts who will help you create an action plan for improving the health of your patients. uu An optional networking Luncheon and Presentation focused on the Affordable care Act and what it means for women’s health services. uu All the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas and the Paris Hotel, where you can win a jackpot, watch a dazzling show and dine on world-class cuisine, all in one night! uu Identify diagnosis and treatment options for a variety of women’s health problems, including abnormal pap, mood disorders, abnormal vaginal bleeding, genital herpes, unintended pregnancy, sleep disorders, and others. uu Develop approaches for focused counseling when working with teens to support behavior change. uu Discuss management strategies for select high-risk obstetric conditions including hypertensive disorders, gestational diabetes, 1st trimester complications, obesity, and perinatal infections. uu Describe common areas of medical-legal risk in women’s health and oB/GYn care. uu synthesize and apply new learning through case-based discussion. 3 contemporaryforums.com WHo sHould attend? office and clinic nurses nurse Practitioners nurse-Midwives staff nurses Physician Assistants nurse Managers case Managers
  4. 4. r X =pHarmacology credit for prescriptive autHority women’shealth&OB/GYNnursing|october13–16,2013|#WHOBGYN13 4 CONTEMPORARYFORUMS.COM preconferences sunday, october 13 What issues do you find particularly challenging when caring for women over 40? It is their physical complaints as they try to cope with the discomforts associated with hormone changes? or maybe their confusion (and yours) over whether or not hormone therapy is an option for them? Do you know the better contraceptive choices for women who are navigating the hormonal ups and downs of the transition? And aren’t you being asked more often to assess and manage general primary care problems such as skin changes and heart disease prevention? Attend this Preconference and learn evidence-based approaches and strategies for maximizing the health of women as they age. 7:00 a.m. Preconference A registration continental Breakfast 8:00 an evidence-based approach to menopause symptom management Patricia Geraghty, Msn, rn, fnP-Bc (rx = .5 hr.) 8:45 skin changes in aging Women: What’s normal, What’s not? Toby A. Maurer, MD (rx = .25 hr.) 9:30 refreshment Break 9:45 bioidentical Hormones: do they Have a role in menopause? Julia A. files, MD (rx = .5 hr.) 10:30 dermatologic manifestations of chronic disease Toby A. Maurer, MD (rx = .25 hr.) 11:15 Questions and discussion faculty Panel (rx = .25 hr.) 11:45 Lunch on Your own 1:00 p.m. no bones about it: osteoporosis update Patricia Geraghty, Msn, rn, fnP-Bc (rx = .25 hr.) 1:45 Heart disease in Women: prevention strategies Julie A. files, MD (rx = .25 hr.) 2:30 refreshment Break 2:45 contraception for Women over 40 Patricia Geraghty, Msn, rn, fnP-Bc (rx = .75 hr.) 3:30 menopause management: interesting cases/Questions and discussion faculty Panel (rx = .5 hr.) 4:30 Adjourn oBjectives: • Critically evaluate current guidelines related to the use of hormone therapy for menopause symptom management. • Incorporate management options for health issues in aging women, including osteoporosis, heart disease prevention and dermatologic changes. • Synthesize and apply new knowledge through case-based discussion of menopause management. preconference a HealtH care for Women over 40
  5. 5. 5 CONTEMPORARYFORUMS.COMwomen’shealth&OB/GYNnursing|october13–16,2013|#WHOBGYN13 preconference b (12:45 – 2:15 p.m.) advances in contraception: a fresH look at iuds supported by an educational grant from Bayer Healthcare. note: registration is complimentary. you must register to attend. preconferences (continued) This complimentary symposium, targeted for nPs, PAs, cnMs and rns from women’s health and family practice settings, will focus on the latest guidelines and clinical recommendations concerning IUDs to help patients achieve contraceptive success. A case-based approach to clinical management will be presented to help synthesize learning and encourage practical application. The symposium will be followed by Preconference c, an optional IUD Placement Training. preconference c (3:00 - 5:30 p.m.) iud placement training (space is limited to 40. reGister early. tHis session Will sell out!) Learn the nuances of IUD placement at this hands-on, supervised practicum. This session will include training on Paragard, Mirena and the newest option, sKYLA. The clinician trainers will share with you techniques for proper insertion as well as tips on difficult or challenging placement. Patty cason, MS, fnP-Bc frances e. Likis, DrPh, nP, cnM, fAcnM Suzanne reiter, WhnP-Bc, MM, MSn, fAAnP Sharon Schnare, MSn, fnP, cnM, fAAnP oBjectives: • Recall the latest guidelines and clinical recommendations concerning IUDs, to help patients achieve contraceptive success and experience fewer unintended pregnancies. • Evaluate the latest clinical data on methods of IUD contraception, in order to provide comprehensive and appropriate options for patients. • Educate and counsel patients who are appropriate candidates for the IUD in order to encourage fully-informed, optimal decisions regarding contraception. oBjectives: • Identify selection criteria for appropriate candidates for the IUD. • During supervised practice, demonstrate placement techniques for each IUD. 12:45 preconference b registration opening remarks recent guidelines and recommendations on intrauterine contraception frances e. Likis, DrPH, nP, cnM, fAcnM clinical strategies for modern iud practice sharon schnare, Msn, fnP, cnM, fAAnP case-based approach to clinical management suzanne reiter, WHnP-Bc, MM, Msn, fAAnP 2:15 Adjourn 2:30 p.m. Preconference c registration 3:00 iud placement training 5:30 Adjourn note: preconferences b and c will not be recorded. 12:00 p.m.
  6. 6. r X =pHarmacology credit for prescriptive autHority women’shealth&OB/GYNnursing|october13–16,2013|#WHOBGYN13 6 CONTEMPORARYFORUMS.COM main conference monday, october 14-Wednesday, october 16 monday, october 14 7:00 a.m. Main conference registration continental Breakfast 8:00 contraceptive update 2013: What’s new? Patty cason, Ms, fnP-Bc (rx = .75 hr.) 8:45 preconception counseling: a view from the trenches Jordan H. Perlow, MD 9:30 refreshment Break 10:00 Working with teens: focused counseling and approaches that Work to support behavior change sharon schnare, Msn, fnP, cnM, fAAnP 10:45 obesity and pregnancy: a dangerous combination Jordan H. Perlow, MD 11:30 Questions and discussion faculty Panel (rx = .25 hr.) 12:15 p.m. neTWorKInG LUncHeon & PresenTATIon the affordable care act: key features and effects on providing primary care for Women (attendance is optional and requires a reservation. ce credit Will Be aWarded. cost of tHe luncHeon is $49 and includes ce credit. please suBmit payment WitH your conference reGistration.) elizabeth G. rudolph, JD, Msn, rn 1:45 reducing clinician and patient biases toward vaginal therapies (The Association of Reproductive Health Professionals is sponsoring this session through an educational grant from Teva Pharmaceuticals.) suzan Goodman, MD, MPH 2:30 managing 1st trimester complications: challenges and solutions roxanne Vrees, MD, fAcoG 3:15 refreshment Break 3:45 medical-legal risks in the ob/gyn primary care arena elizabeth G. rudolph, JD, Msn, rn 4:30 Questions and discussion faculty Panel 5:00 Adjourn tuesday, october 15 During each concurrent session, 4 topics are presented simultaneously in separate rooms. Indicate your selections on the registration form. 7:00 a.m. continental Breakfast 8:00 concurrent sessions #1 #11 Client-Centered Contraceptive Counseling: Concepts and strategies Patty cason, Ms, fnP-Bc (rx = .5 hr.) #12 learning from others’ Mistakes: Cases in oB/gYn risk Management elizabeth G. rudolph, JD, Msn, rn #13 innovative strategies: prevention and skills for unintended pregnancy suzan Goodman, MD, MPH #14 Managing Chronic and recurrent Vaginitis: a Case-Based approach roxanne Vrees, MD, fAcoG (rx = .5 hr.) 9:30 refreshment Break continued on paGe 7 ›
  7. 7. conference InformatIon pull-out Insert for your ConvenienCe! Women’s HealtH & oB/Gyn nursinG Hot topics in tHe primary care settinG onlIne (Credit Card only) visit us 24 hours a day at: contemporaryforums.com phone (Credit Card only) (800) 377-7707 Monday – friday 8am - 5pm, Pacific time before Calling, CoMPlete all registration inforMation. fax (Credit Card or PurChase order) (800) 329-9923 maIl attn: registrar 6377 Clark ave., suite 200 dublin, Ca 94568 4 easy Ways to regIster: registrations must include full tuition payment to be accepted. registrations faxed without payment will not be processed. conference communications are sent via email. When registering please provide attendee’s best email address as some emails are filtered and blocked. since conference registration and hotel rooms are limited, early registration is advised. registration fees preconferences maIn conferenceA B C early registration* (on/before 9/9) $245 $0 $145 $495 regular registration (after 9/9) $285 $0 $185 $565 *Postmarked or phone/fax/online registration and fees received on/before September 9. Your tuition includes continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, Certificate of Attendance and Online access to posted presentation handouts before and after the conference. In addition, you will have complimentary access to the recorded sessions posted after the conference at ContemporaryForums.com for one year. Please see Insert C for additional registration information and discounts. Out of consideration to registrants, children of any age and spouses may not attend the sessions. a
  8. 8. women’shealth&OB/GYNnursing|october13–16,2013|#WHOBGYN13 Contemporary forums has a special discount agreement with united airlines unavailable to the general public. to obtain these special conference fares visit www.united.com, insert offer coDe ZpcB367092. ticketing and payment can be done directly by you or through your travel agent. to ensure the best flights and times, since seats are limited, make your reservations early. fares are guaranteed at the time of the ticket purchase hertz is the official car rental agency for the conference. special rates will be in effect throughout the conference as well as one week before and after. for special rates, call hertZ at (800) 654-2240 and refer to Contemporary forums plus the conference discount code cV#03000260. traVel DIscounts the conference will be held at the ParIS LaS VegaS 3655 las vegas blvd. south las vegas, nv 89109. a limited block of rooms is being held for you and your guests at special group rates which will be in effect, based on room availability, from october 12 to october 17 for those wishing to extend their stay to enjoy area activities or qualify for discount airfares. rates: $149 single/double, $179 triple rates are per room and subject to prevailing state and local taxes. to obtain the special group rates, make your reservation early and before the “hotel room block release date” which is september 12. rooms may sell out before this date so be sure to make your reservation now. after the release date, rooms and group rates may no longer be available so call the hotel regarding availability. to reserve your room online, please visit our website at contemporaryforums.com for details. for room reservations, call (877) 603-4389 and inform them that you are attending the contemporary forums’ conference – Women’s health & oB/gyn nursing. request a confirmation number and written confirmation of your reservation. reservations must include a first night’s deposit. uu Contact the hotel regarding cancellation policy. for arrivals after 4 p.m., call the hotel on the day of travel to reconfirm reservations. uu for additional hotel information, call the Paris las vegas at (702) 946-7000. hotel accommoDatIonshotel accommoDatIonsons B CONTEMPORARYFORUMS.COM
  9. 9. QuestIons? methoD of tuItIon payment Make payment by check (payable to Contemporary Forums and enclose with registration form), Visa, mastercard, Discover, american express or purchase order. a $30 fee is charged for any returned check. Personal checks are not accepted at the conference. Purchase orders must be received with registration by the conference date and include the P.o. number, invoice address, tuition, approval signature, contact name, email address and phone number. Contact Contemporary forums at (800) 377-7707, Monday – friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Pacific time) or email: info@cforums.com if you require special arrangements at this conference, call (800) 377-7707, at least 30 days prior to the conference. $45 per person discount for 5 or more in a group cancel on/Before septemBer 9 to receive a full refund 9/9 $25 per person discount for 3 or 4 in a group group DIscounts (Mail, fax or call in together. online registration is not available) Tuition discounts are given to groups of 3 or more registering for the complete main conference. Discounts do not apply to the Preconferences. To qualify for the group discount, all registration infor- mation must be complete for all group members, payment included and forms sent together. If faxing, list all group members on cover sheet. Subtract the discount from the tuition fee. Groups may not be formed after individual registrations are received. partIal attenDance (online registration is not available.) to register, call Contemporary forums for tuition and Ce credit for individual days. group discounts do not apply. registrations may not be shared. cancellatIons Cancellations may be made by phone or in writing. Cancellations received on/before september 9 receive a full tuition refund. Cancellations received after september 9 are assessed a $20 processing fee. No refunds for cancellations received after the conference begins or for “no shows.” If this meeting is cancelled for any reason, including labor strikes or acts of God, liability is limited to a full refund of registration fees. program changes Contemporary forums reserves the right to make necessary changes in speakers, topics or schedule. the most current program can be found on our website. c CONTEMPORARYFORUMS.COM
  10. 10. women’shealth&OB/GYNnursing|october13–16,2013|#WHOBGYN13Women’s health & oB/gyn nursIng regIstratIon form senD thIs form WIth full payment (u.s. funDs) to: coDe on Back coVer (ABOve ADDreSS): _____ regIstratIon InformatIon (Please Print Clearly) *name, license/degrees, Place of employment, City, state appear on your badge. *first name *last name *license/degrees *Place of employment *City *state attendee’s email (required) For confirmation, receipt, handouts prior to conference, and access to your Certificate of Attendance. Provide your best email address as some emails are filtered and blocked. home address City state Zip daytime Phone(s) professIonal profIle Choose one category in each section that best applies to you. if you have multiple roles and select the one that occupies the majority of your time. use “other” only if none of the choices apply to you. regIster to attenD: q preconference a (10/13 – All Day) q preconference B (10/13 – 12:45 – 2:15 p.m.) q preconference c (10/13 – 3:00 – 5:30 p.m.) q main conference (October 14-16) or q recorded sessions via online ce library see page 9 concurrent sessIons selectIon (tuesday, october 15) see pages 6-7 Please indicate the numbers of your session choices below. #1 (8:00 a.m.) __________ #2 (10:00 a.m.) _________ #3 (12:45 p.m.) _________ #4 (2:30 p.m.) __________ payment summary #87 early fee Postmark deadline: septemBer 9 main conference $ group Discount* -$ preconference a +$ preconference B free! preconference c +$ conference luncheon (10/14) +$49 recorded sessions** + total payment encloseD $ *SeeInsertC.registrationformsmustbesentintogether. ** recordedSessionsviaOnlineCeLibrary.com ❏ Check/Money order Payable to Contemporary forums Credit Card # exp. date Print Cardholder’s name billing address City state Zip Payer email Payer Phone # We collect this data in order to provide you with information about Contemporary forums and conferences. if you prefer not to receive further information, please see our privacy statement at contemporaryforums.com. contemporary forums attn: registrar 6377 Clark ave. suite 200 dublin, Ca 94568 or regIster onlIne 24/7 at: contemporaryforums.com Phone: (800) 377-7707 fax: (800) 329-9923 1. LICeNSe/PrOFeSSION ❏ CnM/nM ❏ fnP ❏ nP–Women’s health/ob/gyn ❏ Pa/Pa-C ❏ rn/rnC ❏ other:__________ 2. POSITION/ JOB FUNCTION ❏ Case Manager ❏ Clinical specialist ❏ nurse-Midwife ❏ nurse Practitioner ❏ office/staff nurse ❏ Physician assistant ❏ supervisor/Manager ❏ other:__________ 3. CLINICaL SeTTINg ❏ birth Center ❏ College health service ❏ hMo ❏ hospital-based Clinic ❏ hospital inpatient ❏ Midwifery Practice ❏ Military Clinic/hospital ❏ Multi-specialty group ❏ Physician office ❏ Planned Parenthood ❏ Public health/Community Clinic ❏ university/academia ❏ other:__________ 4. HIgHeST eDUCaTIONaL LeVeL ❏ associate degree ❏ bachelors degree ❏ diploma ❏ Masters degree ❏ doctoral degree ❏ nP Certificate Program ❏ CnM Certificate Program ❏ other:__________ for offIce use only: C _____ D _____ or D CONTEMPORARYFORUMS.COM
  11. 11. 7 CONTEMPORARYFORUMS.COMwomen’shealth&OB/GYNnursing|october13–16,2013|#WHOBGYN13 main conference (continued) 10:00 concurrent sessions #2 #21 Common Medications in pregnancy: What’s safe, What’s not Jamie A. otremba, Msn, cnM (rx = 1.5 hr.) #22 Female sexuality: supporting Women’s sexual Health through the reproductive Years Patty cason, Ms, fnP-Bc #23 abnormal Vaginal Bleeding: assessment and Management roxanne Vrees, MD, fAcoG (rx = .5 hr.) #24 adolescent gYn: interesting Cases sharon schnare, Msn, fnP, cnM, fAAnP (rx = .5 hr.) 11:30 Lunch Break 12:45 p.m. concurrent sessions #3 #31 perinatal infections: update on Diagnosis and Management Barbara W. Graves, cnM, Mn, MPH, fAcnM (rx = .25 hr.) #32 Cervical Cancer screening and Managing abnormal results: a look at the new guidelines Patty cason, Ms, fnP-Bc #33 one of those Moods: Managing Mood Disorders in Women nancy nadolski, Msn, Med, fnP (rx = 75 hr.) #34 the Difficult pelvic Exam: tips and strategies for improving pelvic Exam skills sharon schnare, Msn, fnP, cnM, fAAnP 2:15 refreshment Break 2:30 concurrent sessions #4 #41 Medically Complicated pregnancies: interesting Case Dilemmas Barbara W. Graves, cnM, Mn, MPH, fAcnM (rx = .25 hr.) #42 stD update: Expedited partner therapy, antibiotic resistant gonorrhea, and other Challenges Kim s. erlich, MD (rx = .75 hr.) #43 parenting at Midnight: sleep Habits of newborns and Helping new parents prepare nancy nadolski, Msn, Med, fnP #44 oB office Emergencies: a Case-Based approach to preparation and Management Jamie A. otremba, Msn, cnM (rx = .25 hr.) 4:00 Adjourn Wednesday, october 16 7:00 a.m. continental Breakfast 8:00 pregnancy-induced Hypertensive disorders: diagnosis and management Jamie A. otremba, Msn, cnM (rx = .25 hr.) 8:45 genital Herpes: diagnosis, treatment and answering those difficult Questions Kim s. erlich, MD (rx = .25 hr.) 9:30 a little too sweet: gestational diabetes screening and management Barbara W. Graves, cnM, Mn, MPH, fAcnM (rx = .25 hr.) 10:15 refreshment Break 10:30 the trouble with thrombophilias: sticky diagnosis and management Jamie A. otremba, Msn, cnM (rx = .25 hr.) 11:15 getting enough ZZZs: Helping Women get a good night’s sleep nancy nadolski, Msn, Med, fnP (rx = .25 hr.) 12:00 p.m. Questions and discussion faculty Panel (rx = .25 hr.) 12:30 Adjourn tuesday, october 15 (continued)
  12. 12. women’shealth&OB/GYNnursing|october13–16,2013|#WHOBGYN13 8 CONTEMPORARYFORUMS.COM conference faculty patty cason, ms, fnp-bc Program Consultant Assistant clinical Professor UcLA school of nursing nurse Practitioner & consultant Planned Parenthood Los Angeles, California kim s. erlich, md Associate clinical Professor of Medicine University of california, san francisco San Francisco, California consultant in Infectious Diseases northern Peninsula Infectious Diseases Medical Group Daly City, California Julia a. files, md consultant, Medallion Program Mayo clinic Arizona Assistant Professor of Medicine Mayo clinic college of Medicine Scottsdale, Arizona patricia geraghty, msn, rn, fnp-bc Adjunct clinical faculty, Holy names University Oakland, California nurse Practitioner, Private Practice Walnut Creek, California suzan goodman, md, mpH Director, TeAcH Program Associate clinical Professor faculty, Bixby center for Global reproductive Health University of california, san francisco San Francisco, California barbara W. graves, cnm, mn, mpH, facnm Director, nurse-Midwifery education Program Baystate Medical center Springfield, Massachusetts frances e. likis, drpH, np, cnm, facnm senior Investigator, Vanderbilt evidence-Based Practice center Vanderbilt University editor-in-chief, Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health Nashville, Tennessee laura macisaac, md Preconference B Director Director, family Planning Division Department of oB/GYn Beth Israel Medical center Associate Professor of clinical oB/GYn and Women’s Health Albert einstein college of Medicine New York, New York toby a. maurer, md Professor of Dermatology University of california, san francisco chief of Dermatology san francisco General Hospital San Francisco, California nancy nadolski, msn, med, fnp family nurse Practitioner, Insomnia Medicine of Idaho st. Alphonsus regional Medical center Adjunct faculty, Idaho state University Boise, Idaho Jamie a. otremba, msn, cnm senior certified nurse Midwife Director, Infertility services Western oB/GYn, Ltd. ridgeview Medical center Adjunct faculty frontier nursing University cnM Program Waconia, Minnesota Jordan H. perlow, md Associate Director, Phoenix Perinatal Associates, An Affiliate of obstetrix Medical Group of Phoenix, Pc Director, Maternal-fetal Medicine Banner Good samaritan Medical center Phoenix, Arizona Associate clinical Professor of obstetrics and Gynecology University of Arizona college of Medicine Tucson, Arizona suzanne reiter, WHnp-bc, mm, msn, faanp Women’s Health nurse Practitioner Mid-county center Immediate Past President national certification corporation Largo, Florida elizabeth g. rudolph, Jd, msn, rn Attorney and President Jurex™ center for Legal nurse consulting Memphis, Tennessee sharon schnare, msn, fnp, cnm, faanp Affiliate Instructor Department of family and child nursing University of Washington school of nursing Seattle, Washington roxanne vrees, md, facog clinical Assistant Professor of obstetrics and Gynecology Warren Alpert Medical school of Brown University Interim Division Director emergency oB/GYn Department Women & Infants’ Hospital Providence, Rhode Island
  13. 13. 9 CONTEMPORARYFORUMS.COMwomen’shealth&OB/GYNnursing|october13–16,2013|#WHOBGYN13 Can’t attEnD tHis liVE ConFErEnCE? register for onlinecelibrary.com access to the recorded conference before 10/13/13 for special pre-order discount. cost is $375 and includes: • Access to all recorded Preconference A and Main conference sessions • online post-tests to earn over 50 hours of Ancc credit • Unlimited access to your multimedia presentations for one year onlinE CE liBrarY group DisCounts Hospitals, clinics and healthcare facilities can provide and manage quality accredited continuing education to meet staff needs. To request group account details and pricing visit onlinecelibrary.com or call (925) 361-4811. 2013/2014 conference calendar (partial listing) 2013 pharmacology for advanced practice Clinicians san francisco August 19-25 Birth injuries, the law and perinatal safety Las Vegas september 26-28 pharmacology for advanced practice Clinicians Washington, Dc september 30 – october 6 Birth injuries, the law and perinatal safety Washington, Dc october 24-26 Contraceptive technology Atlanta october 31- november 2 pharmacology for advanced practice Clinicians Las Vegas november 11-17 2014 Contraceptive technology san francisco March 5-8 Contraceptive technology Boston April 9-12 obstetric nursing san francisco April 9-12 adolescent Health Care Las Vegas May 1-3 advances in Health Care for Women over 40 Las Vegas June 19-21 FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF CONFERENCES vISIT OUR wEBSITE AT CONTEMPORARYFORUMS.COM OR CALL TOLL-FREE AT (800) 377-7707. exHibits We are inviting a group of companies and organizations with professionally relevant products, services or career opportunities to exhibit at this conference. the schedule provides time for you to address your particular areas of interest at each exhibit. for exHiBit space availaBility or additional information: pHone: (925) 361-4807 email: exhibits@cforums.com visit: contemporaryforums.com/exhibitors email updates If you are not currently receiving information via email about our conferences or online ce Library please go to contemporaryforums.com to join our mailing list or to update your email address. You will then be notified of all conferences as soon as they are announced as well as have access to all special promotions. All email addresses are for contemporary forums use only. online ce library earn ce credit online contemporary forums is a division of American career college.
  14. 14. women’shealth&OB/GYNnursing|october13–16,2013|#WHOBGYN13 10 CONTEMPORARYFORUMS.COM Host city: las vegas Viva las Vegas … it’s impossible to resist the excitement of the neon lights, the shrieks of delight from jackpot winners, and the glitz and glamour of the hotels on the strip. A Disneyland for adults? You bet… and las Vegas is so much more! experience all your fantasies of Paris right in the heart of Las Vegas! from guest rooms with a european flair to great entertainment, fine french cuisine, sidewalk cafes and even the Eiffel Tower, the Paris Las Vegas has all the passion, excitement and ambiance of europe’s most romantic city. enjoy the charming atmosphere of the european village and mall, the lively casino, the dueling pianos at Napoleon’s, the musical Jersey Boys, or a breathtaking view of Las Vegas on the Eiffel Tower ride. And right outside the doors, see all “the strip” has to offer. World-class dining, internationally–known boutiques, award-winning golf courses, savvy nightclubs and european–style spas are calling you to this glittering city, known as “vegas!” Join your colleagues for “Women’s Health and oB/gYn nursing” and enjoy all of the fun in the city that never sleeps.
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