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2005 NH AWHONN Programs
bullet S.T.A.B.L.E.
Date: October 4, 2005
Time: 8:00am-4:00pm
Location: Southern New Hampshire Medical Center
Instructor: Lisa McNerney, BSJ, MA
Course Description
New Hampshire AWHONN presents "S.T.A.B.L.E." a course for Nursery and OB nurses, physicians, and respiratory therapists in community hospitals who work with sick newborns who get transferred to higher levels of care. It addresses what comes after the Neonatal Resuscitation Program, and emphasizes six important areas of concern: Sugar, Temperature, Artificial Breathing, Blood Pressure, Laboratory Tests, and Emotional Support (of the family). The mnemonic-based program developed by Kris Karlsen, MSN, RNC, NNP is designed to optimize learning, retention, and recall of information.
About the Speaker
This CD-rom program will be presented by AWHONN Coordinating Committee member and S.T.A.B.L.E. Lead Instructor Lisa B. McNerney, RN, BSJ, MA. Lisa is the clinical staff educator for Pediatrics and the Nursery at Parkland Medical Center, Derry, NH. She can be reached directly for further information at 603-421-2207.
Registration Information
Conference fee: $70 for AWHONN members and $80 for non-members. Brochure: Download the Fall Workshop Brochure (pdf/95KB). Contact information: Call 603-227-7000, ext 2909 or E-mail ahillman@crhc.org. The cost of the program includes a book. Participants must bring a ruler, a highlighter, pencil(s) for test-taking and pen(s) for note-taking. 6.9 CEU'S will be awarded.
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bullet Annual business Meeting and Special Presentation
Near Term Infants and Their Health Care Issues
Date: November 15, 2005
Location: Southern New Hampshire Medical Center
Speakers: Christine Grunewald, BSN, RNC
NH AWHONN's Annual business meeting will include a review of accomplishments of 2005 and educational planning and brainstorming about 2006. Come with your colleagues and bring your ideas!
Program Description
The special presentation by Christine Grunewald, BSN, RNC will review the unique health care issues of the near term infant, describe parent education strategies, staff education strategies, and the development of the near-term clinical pathway implemented at Southern new Hampshire Medical Center.
About the Speaker
Christine is a Clinical Teacher of the Obstetrics Unit of Southern New Hampshire Medical Center. She coordinates patient care, staff orientation and education, and unit committees to enhance quality of care on Obstetrics.
Registration Information
Conference Fee: $20 for AWHONN members and $25.00 for non-members. Brochure: Download Annual Business Meeting brochure (pdf/90KB). Contact information: Call 603-227-7000, ext 2909 or E-mail ahillman@crhc.org
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bullet Fetal Monitoring Workshops
Basic Fetal Monitoring
Date: October 12, 2005
Time: 8:30am-3:30pm
Location: Littleton Regional Hospital
Instructor: Pat Connors, RNC, MSN
Date: December 8, 2005
Time: 8:30am-3:30pm
Location: Frisbie Memorial Hospital
Instructor: Pat Connors, RNC, MSN
Course Description
The "Basic Fetal Monitoring" workshop is for the newer nurse who has little or no knowledge of fetal monitoring. The content will include an introduction to basic principles, physiology, and case reviews.
Concepts in Electronic Fetal Monitoring
Date October 13, 2005
Time: 8:30am-3:30pm
Location: Littleton Regional Hospital
Instructor: Pat Connors, RNC, MSN
Date: December 9, 2005
Time: 8:30am-3:30pm
Location: Concord Hospital
Instructor: Pat Connors, RNC, MSN
Course Description
The "Concepts in Electronic Fetal Monitoring" workshop is for the nurse with 5 or more years experience. The content will include fetal monitoring updates and in-depth case reviews.
About the Instructor
Pat Connors, RNC, MSN is currently a Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She has more than 35 years experience as a staff nurse and educator. Pat is certified in inpatient Obstetrics, Electronic Fetal Monitoring, and as a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner by NCC. She is an instructor for the AWHONN Fetal Monitoring Principles and Practices. Pat is also a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant and a member of the AWHONN Consulting Group.
Registration Information
Registration: 8:30-9:00am. Fee: $40 for AWHONN members and $55 for non-members. Brochure: Download Workshop Brochure (pdf/83KB). Contact information: Call 603-227-7000, ext 2909 or E-mail ahillman@crhc.org. 6.6 CEU'S will be awarded by Wentworth-Douglass Hospital.
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