Conference 2017 | Midwifery Update

Shoreline, WA US
January 25, 2017

18th Annual Pacific NW Conference

Wednesday | January 25, 2017 

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Who Should Attend this Conference?

Certfied nurse midwives, licensed midwives, nurses, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialist and other interested healthcare providers.

About this Conference:

This conference provides an annual update on clinical issues in midwifery care. Join us for a day of lectures, discussions and case study analysis.

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Learning Objectives

  1. Identify adverse maternal and fetal outcomes related to untreated vitamin D deficiency.
  2. Describe effective methodology and tools for evaluating perinatal mood and anxiety symptoms as part of midwifery care.
  3. Discuss epidemiology and the origins of the current Zika virus Epidemic.
  4. Identifying emerging drugs of abuse and effective supportive care.
  5. Describe thyroid changes during pregnancy.
  6. Name primitive neonatal reflexes that help newborns find the breast for breastfeeding.
  7. Gain awareness of the role of mindfulness in fostering resiliency.


  • Breaking News: Vitamin D in Promoting Pregnancy Health and Preventing Complications (Rx)
  • Perinatal Psychopharmacology Update (Rx)
  • Zika Virus: The Latest Buzz (Rx)
  • The New Kids on the Block: Current and Emerging Drugs of Abuse (Rx)
  • The Ups and Downs of Thyroid Disorders:  An Update on Screening and Management in the Perinatal Period (Rx)
  • A New Understanding of Neonatal Adaptation and Breastfeeding Initiation
  • Professional Burn Out: Bouncing Back and Growing Stronger

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Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 7.30 Contact hours
  • 5.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Event starts: 
01/25/2017 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
01/25/2017 - 4:50pm
Shoreline Conference Center
18560 1st Ave NE
Shoreline, WA 98155
United States

Available Credit

  • 7.30 Contact hours
  • 5.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level


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