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May 2019

Evidence-Based Nursing Care: Labor Support Skills

May 8 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mon Gen Medical Center Morgantown, WV 26505 United States

A LAMAZE® INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP 7 CEUS MIDWIVES AND RNS Mon Gen Medical Center May 8, 2019 Mylan Room of the Mon Health Conference Center 8:30 until 4:30 pm Lunch provided Presenters Molly McMillion, and Shauna Lively, EdD, RN LCCE will lead this one-day event. Their expertise and guidance will boost your confidence while helping develop the skills needed to become a nurturing labor support care provider. Good labor support, including mothers with epidurals, will reduce CS rates, according to the…

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Safe Sleep For Babies: Annual Competency Training

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Robert H. Mollohan Research Center Fairmont, WV 26554 United States

May 9, 2019 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Robert H. Mollohan Research Center, Fairmont, WV For additional information contact: Becky King, becky@safesoundbabies.com

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Teaching You to Teach Others – Lamaze Childbirth Instructor Program

May 20 - May 22
St. John xxiii Pastoral Center, 100 Hodges Rd
Charleston, WV 25314 United States

May 20, 21 & 22, 2019 8:00 am to 4:00 pm St. John xxiii Pastoral Center, Charleston, WV (22 Nursing Contact Hours) An Accredited Childbirth Educator Program of Lamaze International DOWNLOAD THE FLYER This seminar is sponsored by the West Virginia Perinatal Partnership. Generously supported by DHHR, the Office of Maternal, Child and Family Health   Research suggests that good labor support, even with mothers who have epidurals, reduces cesarean delivery rates. --California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative The Lamaze Mission…

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Obstetrical Emergencies Simulation Team Training – South Charleston, WV

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
BridgeValley Community and Technical College South Charleston, WV 25303 United States + Google Map

Learn and practice the skills to implement a simulation training program in your facility. FREE! Where and When? May 28, 2019 10 am – 4 pm Bridge Valley Community and Technical College South Charleston, WV Presenters: Dr. Anne Banfield, OB/GYN & Dr. Kelly Cummings, MFM Only 8 team slots available, so register early! ---------------------- There are 2 other dates and locations to choose from: Obstetrical Emergencies Simulation Team Training - Buckhannon, WV April 2, 2019 12 noon- 6 pm WV…

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June 2019

Focus on Perinatal Health – Strengthening Regional Partnerships to Improve Outcomes

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tamarack, 1 Tamarack Place
Beckley, WV 25801 United States
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  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 and Psychiatric Treatment in the Perinatal Population The Value of WV Home Visitation Programs Substance Use in the Perinatal Population…

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October 2019

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

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Stonewall Resort Roanoke, WV United States + Google Map

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 provider that cares for pregnant or postpartum women with substance use disorders and their infants; members of the WV Perinatal…

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2019 WV Perinatal Summit/WV ACOG Meeting

October 17 - October 19
Stonewall Resort Roanoke, WV United States + Google Map

Register for the WV Perinatal Summit/WV ACOG Meeting Click here to register! West Virginia Perinatal Summit, October 17 & 18, 2019 West Virginia ACOG Section Meeting, October 19, 2019 Topics for this year: Hypertension in Pregnancy Tobacco and vaping - impact on mothers and infants Maternal mental health issues Neonatal issues And much more! www.wvperinatal.org

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Lamaze Evidence Review

October 19 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Stonewall Resort Roanoke, WV United States + Google Map

Review for the November 2019 LCCE (Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator) exam with Kate Colvin, RN, MSN, LCCE and Michele Ondeck, RN, MSN, LCCE, IBCLC begins on August 7 with Module One of the Lamaze Learning Guide. There will be assignments every other week ending on October 19 from 8:30a to 11:30a at Stonewall Resort, Greenbrier Room with a Review of the Evidence. To attend, you must have previously taken the Childbirth Educator course, "Teaching You to Teach Others" or are…

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November 2019

Lactation Counselor Training Course

November 4 - November 8
Canaan Valley Resort Davis, WV United States + Google Map
Free – $225.00

2019 Lactation Counselor Training Information November 4-8, 2019 Canaan Valley Resort, Davis WV About the training: The course is intended for professional and volunteer health care workers, such as nurses, midwives, physicians, dietitians, nutritionists, WIC staff, breastfeeding peer counselors, mother-to-mother counselors, childbirth educators, doulas, speech and occupational therapists, child welfare workers, etc. While professional and personal experiences with breastfeeding are of benefit to learners, there are no prerequisite requirements for this program, other than a sincere desire to learn about…

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December 2019

Improving the Identification and Care of Substance Exposed Newborns

December 6 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
20 Hospital Drive
Logan, WV 25601 United States
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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 RN, BSN, IBCLC, LCCE, CPST Director, West Virginia Breastfeeding Alliance Special Projects Consultant, West Virginia Perinatal Partnership Objectives: 1. Review…

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To learn more about perinatal outreach education opportunities, contact Shauna Lively, Perinatal Outreach Education Director, at (304) 516-1083 or shauna.lively@wvperinatal.org.