Where professionals in perinatal care come together to share best practices, current trends and experiences in patient care!
This event is provided by the West Virginia Perinatal Partnership. It 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.
October 11th, 12th & 13th, 2017
940 Resort Drive
Roanoke, West Virginia 26447
There is plenty of free parking at the conference center.
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Stonewall Resort at a rate of $131.00 plus 6% tax for a standard room. The room block is being held until September 25, 2017. Reservations may be made online (please use code 698275 when making a room reservation), or by calling 1-304-269-7400 and reference the WV Perinatal Summit 2017. Cottages are also available at a discounted rate in our block. Ask Stonewall Resort for more information on cottage pricing.
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.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by The West Virginia Rural Health Association and 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.
Physicians- CAMC Health Education and Research Institute’s CME program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. CAMC Health Education and Research Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category I credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
Nurses- The CAMC Health Education and Research Institute is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by West Virginia Nurses Association (AO-212), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This offering has been approved for 12.25 contact hours ( PO15-18-17-231) Expiration date is 2 years from the course date.
Social Work- CAMC Health Education and Research Institute is an approved provider of continuing education by the West Virginia Board of Social Work Examiners. This program has been approved for 12.25 hours of social work credit. Approval number #490045.
Lactation Consultants- Application has been made for LCERPS and is pending approval for the number of credit hours.
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.
Full refunds are guaranteed until the day of the conference. If you cannot attend, you may elect to send a substitute from your organization.
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.
Please note a Lactation Room will be available for the comfort of nursing mothers. Please inquire at the Registration Desk upon arrival.
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 2017 Perinatal Summit!
For more information or to register as a sponsor or exhibitor please request a form from Molly McMillion. Payment may be made by chosing your amount under the Sponsors and Exhibitors registration section above. Please note, you need to request a form from Molly McMillion and need to register the person/s who will be attending the exhibit/Summit using the registration process above. Please choose the “pay by check” option when registering the individuals and the registration fee will be handled by the Partnership for paying exhibitors and sponsors.
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Amy Tolliver, M.S., Director West Virginia Perinatal Partnership (304) 558-0530 ext. 5 firstname.lastname@example.org
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