Please join us on Friday, May 1st and Saturday, May 2nd at the Kettunen Center in Tustin (outside of Cadillac) for our annual conference. This is an all inclusive retreat geared towards midwives, students, and other birth professionals, featuring fantastic speakers, overnight accommodations, and meals. 5 MEAC credits have been awarded. All you have to do is pre-register and show up, knowing your food and lodging has already been taken care of. If you have a hearing screen machine, please bring it to the conference to be calibrated.
Friday, May 1, 2014
concurrent session options:
1:00-5:00 (may finish early) Neonatal Resuscitation
1:00-3:00 Hearing screen training by Nan Asher, MLS (for anyone that has not previously done this and is interested in learning how)
3:30-4:30 Refresher hearing screen (for anyone that's been previously trained but would like a refresher or to discuss tips and tricks)
3:00-5:00 Tricks of the Trade roundtable discussion - Primips and Grand Multips. Feel free to come and go if you're also doing NRP or hearing screening.
***** If there is an interest in peer review and you won't be going to NRP or the initial hearing screen training, please let us know! We may possibly schedule one from 1:00-3:00 if there is a need.
5-5:30 Registration (Please pre-register online and just stop by to get your name checked off)
6:30-7:00 Welcome and MMA updates
7:00-9:00 The Normal and Not so Normal Neonate with Nancy Westendorp, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Saturday, May 2nd, 2015
8:30-10:00 Prolonged Second Stage with Obstetrician Dr. Robin O'Dell, DO
10-10:45 Pulse Oximetry for CCHD, including new materials and follow up protocol for failed screens. Keri Urquhart, MPH, BSN, RN
10:45-11:00 Break and pulse oximeter distribution for new participants in the loan program
11:00-12:00 Metabolic Disorders; early symptoms midwives might see. Lois Turbett, MS, RN
1:00-4:00 Fertility to 4th Trimester; Herbs for the Childbearing Year. Anna Fernandez, CPM, Community Herbalist
4:00-5:00 Wrap up, conference survey, CEU certificates, distribute recalibrate hearing screen equipment.
Accomodations can be seen here: http://www.kettunencenter.org/gpage/?page=120
Meals are served buffet style. The Kettunen Center is committed to providing high quality nutritious meals and will include as much locally grown organic produce as possible.