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Prenatal Care & Childbirth

6 for ME: Breastfeeding Learning Collaborative

Free

with Perinatal Outreach Education

Calendar May 23, 2018 at 9 am

May 23, 2018

MaineGeneral Medical Center, Augusta -- 9:00am-2:30pm

AGENDA

8:30am-9:00am

Registration

Breakfast on your own

9:00am-9:15am

Welcome

Dawn Littlefield-Gordon, BS, TTS-C

9:15am-10:30am

Successful Strategies to Achieving Step 2: Staff Education

Panel Facilitated by:  Kara Kaikini, MS, IBCLC – MMC

Sarah Hand, RN, BSN, IBCLC, CCE - EMMC

Amanda Henderson, MSN, RN, IBCLC, CCE - EMMC

Connie Finley, IBCLC - Inland

10:30am-10:45am

Break

10:45am-12:00pm

Successful Strategies to Achieving Step 6: Use of Formula

“Give infants only breastmilk, unless medically indicated”

Jennifer Johnson, RNC, BSN, CLC, CNIII - MMC

Lindsay Toppen, RN, BSN, IBCLC - SMHC

12:00pm-12:45pm

Healthy Box Lunch Provided

Provided by:  Let’s Go!  A program of the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center

12:45pm-1:45pm

Successful Strategies to Achieving Step 7 “Practice 24 – hour “rooming in” to allow mothers and infants unlimited access to each other”

Facilitated by:  Kara Kaikini, MS, IBCLC - MMC

Kelley Bowden, MS, RN - MMC

Kathleen Cyr, BSN, RN – MMC

1:45pm-2:15pm

Celebration and Goal Setting for 2018/2019

2:15pm – 2:30pm

Evaluation and Wrap Up

2:30 pm

Adjourn

Learning Outcome

Hospital based Breastfeeding leaders will gain knowledge needed to achieve full implementation of six of the WHO/UNICEF Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding at their facility.

Program Objectives

  • Identify safety components for selected Steps.
  • Critique own hospital policies and identify any gaps between current policy and model policies.
  • Assess rooming-in at your facility and discuss strategies for sustaining and/or improving your data.
  • Compare and contrast options for health care team breastfeeding education.
  • Understand national and state data points and resources available for each of the three selected steps.

Accreditation

Maine Medical Center Department of Nursing is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

4.25 Contact Hours

 

Fees

There is no fee for this conference. 

 

Registration Deadline:  May 16, 2018

 

 

Location

MaineGeneral

35 Medical Center Parkway

Augusta, ME  04330

Location details will be provided with confirmation letter.

 

Full Course

Advanced Fetal Monitoring Central Maine Medical Center, Lewiston, ME

Free

with Sarah Austin, BSN, RN, C-EFM, Perinatal Outreach Education

Calendar Jun 6, 2018 at 8 am

Perinatal Outreach Presents

June 6, 2018

8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Central Maine Medical Center

300 Main Street

Lewiston, ME  04240

Conference Room H

  • Upon completion of this program participant will be able to:
  • State the terms and definitions of fetal heart rate patterns as per the National Institutes of Health Consensus Group document.
  • Recognize recurrent late decelerations, recurrent severe variable decelerations, and the sinusoidal heart rate pattern.
  • Correlate critical fetal heart rate patterns with related maternal fetal physiology.
  • List appropriate interventions based on interpretation pattern.

Advanced Fetal Monitoring Houlton Regional Hospital September 13, 2018

Free

with Sarah Austin, BSN, RN, C-EFM, Perinatal Outreach Education

Calendar Sep 13, 2018 at 8 am

Perinatal Outreach Presents

September 13, 2018

8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Houlton Regional Hospital

20 Hartford Street

Houlton, ME  04730

FA Peabody Room

  • Upon completion of this program participant will be able to:
  • State the terms and definitions of fetal heart rate patterns as per the National Institutes of Health Consensus Group document.
  • Recognize recurrent late decelerations, recurrent severe variable decelerations, and the sinusoidal heart rate pattern.
  • Correlate critical fetal heart rate patterns with related maternal fetal physiology.
  • List appropriate interventions based on interpretation pattern.

There is a cafeteria available for lunch.  Registration deadline is August 31, 2018.  If you should have any questions, please contact – ktaylor@mmc.org or call 207-662-2696.

6.7 Contact Hours

 

Advanced Fetal Monitoring Northern Maine Medical Center September 14, 2018

Free

with Sarah Austin, BSN, RN, C-EFM, Perinatal Outreach Education

Calendar Sep 14, 2018 at 8 am

Perinatal Outreach Presents

September 14, 2018

8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Northern Maine Medical Center

194 E Main Street

Fort Kent, ME  047430

 

  • Upon completion of this program participant will be able to:
  • State the terms and definitions of fetal heart rate patterns as per the National Institutes of Health Consensus Group document.
  • Recognize recurrent late decelerations, recurrent severe variable decelerations, and the sinusoidal heart rate pattern.
  • Correlate critical fetal heart rate patterns with related maternal fetal physiology.
  • List appropriate interventions based on interpretation pattern.

There is a cafeteria available for lunch.  Registration deadline is August 31, 2018.  If you should have any questions, please contact – ktaylor@mmc.org or call 207-662-2696.

6.7 Contact Hours

 

Neonatal & Pediatric Intravenous Therapy Maine Coastal Hospitals ONLY!!

Free

with Kelley Bowden, MS, RN & Christine Schreiber, BSN, RN, CPN, Perinatal Outreach Education

Calendar Aug 22, 2018 at 1 pm

This course is designed for nurses who will be inserting peripheral intravenous catheters in newborn and pediatric patients. Intended for nurses for whom this is a new skill, nurses without previous formal training or interested in a refresher are also welcome to attend. This class does not substitute for attendance at “Vascular Access Matters,” for nurses required to attend that educational program.

Learning Outcome: Gain knowledge and practice skills related to the insertion, care, and maintenance of pediatric intravenous catheters.

Content Includes:

  • Site selection
  • Age-specific considerations
  • Assessment
  • IV solutions
  • Complications
  • Hands-on practice

Maine Medical Center Department of Nursing is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Contact hours: 2.0

If you have any questions about registration, please call Kathy Taylor at 662-2696 or e-mail ktaylor@mmc.org.

 

Neonatal & Pediatric Intravenous Therapy Maine Coastal Hospitals Only!!!

Free

with Kelley Bowden, MS, RN & Christine Schreiber, BSN, RN, CPN, Perinatal Outreach Education

Calendar Aug 22, 2018 at 10 am

This course is designed for nurses who will be inserting peripheral intravenous catheters in newborn and pediatric patients. Intended for nurses for whom this is a new skill, nurses without previous formal training or interested in a refresher are also welcome to attend. This class does not substitute for attendance at “Vascular Access Matters,” for nurses required to attend that educational program.

Learning Outcome: Gain knowledge and practice skills related to the insertion, care, and maintenance of pediatric intravenous catheters.

Content Includes:

  • Site selection
  • Age-specific considerations
  • Assessment
  • IV solutions
  • Complications
  • Hands-on practice

Maine Medical Center Department of Nursing is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Contact hours: 2.0

If you have any questions about registration, please call Kathy Taylor at 662-2696 or e-mail ktaylor@mmc.org.

 

Neonatal & Pediatric Intravenous Therapy MMC Employees Only

Free

with Kelley Bowden, MS, RN & Christine Schreiber, BSN, RN, CPN, Perinatal Outreach Education

Calendar Jun 11, 2018 at 9 am

June 11, 2018 9-11am

This course is designed for nurses who will be inserting peripheral intravenous catheters in newborn and pediatric patients. Intended for nurses for whom this is a new skill, nurses without previous formal training or interested in a refresher are also welcome to attend. This class does not substitute for attendance at “Vascular Access Matters,” for nurses required to attend that educational program.

Learning Outcome: Gain knowledge and practice skills related to the insertion, care, and maintenance of pediatric intravenous catheters.

Content includes:

  • Site selection
  • Age-specific considerations
  • Assessment
  • IV solutions
  • Complications
  • Hands-on practice

Maine Medical Center Department of Nursing is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Contact hours:  2.0

Full Course

STABLE August 21, 2018 Maine Medical Center

Free

with Angela Rojecki, BSN, RN, RRT, Perinatal Outreach Education

Calendar Aug 21, 2018 at 7:30 am

Tuesday, August 21th,  2018

Maine Medical Center

22 Bramhall Street

Portland, ME  04102

East Tower 2 & 3

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Instructor: 

Angie Rojecki, RNC-NIC

 

25 slots available

 

Registration starts at 7:30 a.m.

All food will be on your own

 

Topics to Include:

 

  • Discuss issues of patient safety and reduction in the delivery of nursing and medical infant care.
  • Identify infants at increased risk for becoming hypothermic.
  • Summarize basic evaluation of neonatal respiratory distress.
  • Discuss the causes, presentation and initial treatment of hypovolemic, cardiogenic, and septic shock.
  • Describe the clinical signs of neonatal sepsis.
  • Discuss the crisis that families face when the infant requires care in a neonatal intensive care unit.

You may find it helpful to have a STABLE Program Learner Manual with you during this class.

You may borrow a copy from your facility or purchase one from www.stableprogram.org





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