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Diagnostic Medical Sonography: Enhance Skills for Assessing Cervical Length

Bridge Valley Community College, South Charleston, WV South Charleston

Carolyn Hanson, RDMS (OB/GYN), RT Learn updated methods and protocols for measuring cervical length. Screening for shortened cervix is the newest recommendation for helping reduce preterm birth. Practice skills under the supervision of a certified instructor. Approved for 1 CME by the Society for Diagnostic Medical Sonograpy (SDMS) Cost: Free! Food included! THREE DATES AND LOCATIONS! JUNE 14, 2018 Raleigh ... Read More

Caring for Pregnant and Parenting Women with Opioid Use Disorder

Embassy Suites Hotel Charleston

A FREE workshop! Click image to enlarge. Continuing education credits will be requested for multiple disciplines. Sept 6-7, 2018 Embassy Suites Hotel Charleston, WV Download the AGENDA (PDF) Who Should Attend? Maternity, pediatric, and family practice providers, including physicians, PAs, APNs, nurses, medical assistants; social workers; home visitors; other clinic and social support service providers; behavioral health providers; and court ... Read More

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Focus on Perinatal Health – Strengthening Regional Partnerships to Improve Outcomes

Tamarack 1 Tamarack Place, Beckley

  Do you work with pregnant/postpartum women or infants in Mercer, McDowell, Monroe, Raleigh, Summers, or Wyoming County? If so, please enjoy a day full of learning, resource sharing, and networking with Right From the Start Region 1, CASEWV, and West Virginia Perinatal Partnership at Tamarack in Beckley. Topics include: Current Statistics of Perinatal Health in the Region Maternal Mental Health ... Read More

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Presummit Drug Free Moms and Babies Meet Up and Substance Use in Pregnancy Committee Meeting

Stonewall Resort 940 Resort Drive, Roanoke

Presummit Drug Free Moms and Babies Meet Up and Substance Use in Pregnancy Committee Meeting 10:00am - 12:00 pm: Presummit Drug Free Moms and Babies (DFMB) Meet up This is a meeting of the multi-disciplinary teams working in the Drug Free Moms and Babies programs 1:00 pm-4:00pm: Substance Use in Pregnancy Committee Meeting Meeting is open to any West Virginia ... Read More

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Improving the Identification and Care of Substance Exposed Newborns

20 Hospital Drive, Logan

Where: Logan Regional Medical Center OB Classroom When:  December 6, 2019 4:30 – 6:00 pm (dinner provided) Cost:  The event is free, but PLEASE RSVP to Jeanette Sexton Jeanette.Sexton1@lpnt.net or 304.831.1245 or Janine Breyel at jbreyel@hsc.wvu.edu or 304.216.3437 Featured Speakers: Stefan Maxwell, MD Clinical Associate Professor, WVU Charleston Division Medical Director, Neonatology Charleston Area Medical, MEDNAX and Molly Scarborough McMillion ... Read More

*POSTPONED* – Perinatal Bereavement Caregivers Workshop: “Remember Me”

Flatwoods Days Inn and Suites 350 Days Dr, Sutton

Please join us for a workshop for healthcare providers who work with families experiencing perinatal loss in hospitals of West Virginia on May 5th in Flatwoods, WV   Event Runs from 10am-3pm at the Days Inn and Suites Conference Center. Registration starts at 9:30am. Cinco de Mayo Buffet Lunch provided. Agenda Topics Include: Caring for Bereaved Families Care of Siblings in ... Read More

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*POSTPONED* Teaching You to Teach Others Lamaze Childbirth Instructor Program

St. John XXIII Pastoral Center 100 Hodges Rd, Charleston

Join us for a three day seminar to advance safe and healthy pregnancies, births, and early parenting through evidence-base education and advocacy. The purpose of the Lamaze Childbirth Education Seminar is to enable learners to develop the knowledge and skills to plan, facilitate, and evaluate a childbirth education program. This seminar is an Accredited Childbirth Educator Program of Lamaze International ... Read More

Free – $575

WEBINAR: Turning the Tables on Tobacco: Empowering families to live healthier lives free of smoke and nicotine

Charleston

Register in advance: https://wvumdtv.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1qgHAWP6Tu30cn9rv0NlA     Speaker: Timothy Lefeber, MD Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics West Virginia University School of Medicine    This presentation will discuss the important role the pediatric provider plays in helping parents and caregivers understand the harmful effects of second and third hand smoke on babies and young children.  It also features information on how to help ... Read More

WEBINAR: Help2Quit: A Training for OB-GYN Providers on Helping Pregnant and Postpartum Women Quit Smoking/Vaping

Charleston

Speakers: Wanda M. Hembree MD, FACOG, Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, West Virginia University School of Medicine Liz Cohen, MSW, LCSW-Director Women’s Mental Health & Wellness Division, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, West Virginia University School of Medicine The Help2Quit program, a project of the WV Perinatal Partnership aims to improve birth outcomes by reducing smoking before, during and ... Read More