2017 WV Perinatal Summit - Group photo

2017 WV Perinatal Summit attendees enjoying a reception on the lawn of the Stonewall Resort!

2018 West Virginia Perinatal Summit

November 15-17, 2018

Stonewall Resort
Roanoke, West Virginia

Where professionals in perinatal care come together to share best practices, current trends and experiences in patient care!

This event is made possible through grants from the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, Division of Health Sciences; WV Bureau for Behavioral Health and Health Facilities; WV Bureau for Public Health, Office of Maternal, Child and Family Health, the March of Dimes and through support from partners listed below.

NEW THIS YEAR! WV ACOG Chapter Meeting

For the first time ever, we are partnering with the West Virginia ACOG Chapter to include their annual meeting in conjunction with the WV Perinatal Summit!

WV Perinatal Summit – November 15-16 (Thursday, Friday)
WV ACOG Chapter Meeting – November 16-17 (Friday and Saturday)

Overview

The program is designed to bring professionals from multiple disciplines together to discuss perinatal and child health issues. Local and nationally recognized faculty will encourage participants to consider new research, best practices, collaborative and innovative strategies in perinatal health policy, education and practice. After completing this course, participants will be able to:

• Describe best practices in maternal, neonatal and infant health;
• Identify quality improvement strategies to promote better health outcomes for pregnant women and newborns;
• Discuss barriers and opportunities for improving access to care for women and infants in West Virginia;
• Outline policies and practices that lead to improvements in the quality and delivery of health care in West Virginia;
• Engage in collegial conversations about what is appropriate and necessary treatment for women and infants;
• Build alliances and discuss initiatives to strengthen the West Virginia Perinatal Partnership.

CAMC and Jointly AccreditedAccreditation

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by The West Virginia Perinatal Partnership and the CAMC Health Education and Research Institute. CAMC Health Education and Research Institute is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Current application for CME and CE credits are pending.

Disclosure

It is the policy of the CAMC Health Education and Research Institute that any faculty (speaker) who makes a presentation at a program designated for AMA Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA) Category I or II must disclose any financial interest or other relationship (i.e. spouses/partners, grants, research support, consultant honoraria) that faculty member has with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) that may be disclosed in the educational presentation. Program Planning Committee Members must also disclose any financial interest or relationship with commercial industry that may influence their participation in this conference.

Parking

There is plenty of free parking at the conference center.

Lodging

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Stonewall Resort at a rate of $124.00 plus 6% tax for a standard room. The room block is being held until October 14, 2018. Reservations may be made online, or by calling 1-304-269-7400 and reference the WV Perinatal Summit 2018. Cottages are also available at a discounted rate in our block. Ask Stonewall Resort for more information on cottage pricing.

Refund Policy

Refunds will be honored for cancellation made prior to November 7th. If you cannot attend, you may elect to send a substitute from your organization.

Comfort Zone

Though every effort is made to have a comfortable temperature in the meeting rooms, we realize everyone’s comfort zone is different. Therefore, please bring a sweater or light jacket in case the room is too cool for your comfort.

Nursing Mothers

A Lactation Room will be available for the comfort of nursing mothers. Please inquire at the WV Perinatal Summit registration desk upon arrival.

 

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Exhibitors/Sponsors

Stonewall Resort

HOTEL RESERVATIONS
at Stonewall Resort:

Conference rate available until October 14th. The standard room rate is $124.00.
Click here for your Hotel Reservation.

Bayer Intrauterine Device Training and Simulation

(Thursday, 1:30-3:30; Cost: Free)

While filling out the Registration Form, let us know if you will be ATTENDING or NOT ATTENDING this FREE session.

Description:

  • Bayer Medical Affairs Representatives will review Safety & Efficacy information on the Bayer IUDs:
    • Mirena® (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) 52mg
    • Kyleena® (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) 19.5mg
    • Skyla® (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) 13.5mg
  • Didactic presentation will be followed by hands on simulation
  • Non-CME

Sponsors and Exhibitors

Sponsorships and exhibiting are ways to support the West Virginia Perinatal Partnership and to invite others to learn about your organization and services. We invite your organization to support the 2018 Perinatal Summit! For more information about exhibiting or sponsoring the 2018 Perinatal Summit or WV ACOG Chapter Meeting, please contact Melanie Riley by email or by phone at 304-691-1978.

SPONSORS/EXHIBITORS