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8th Annual Perinatal Nursing Conference is a Course

8th Annual Perinatal Nursing Conference

Ended Sep 24, 2021
7 credits

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Full course description

Join Emory Decatur Hospital’s 8th Annual Perinatal Nursing Conference via Zoom for an exploration on how to reimagine respectful, equitable and person-focused care for our birthing community, while honoring and nurturing self.


7:45-8:00     Welcome - Rose L. Horton, MSM, RNC-OB, NEA-BC

8:00-9:00     Trauma-Informed Perinatal Care - Janelle S. Peifer, PhD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist

9:00-10:00   Bias in Perinatal Care - Renee Byfield, MS, RN, FNP, C-EFM


10:15-11:15  Caring for Periviable Infants & Their Families - Suchitra Chandrasekaran, MD - Brett Jakaitis, MD – Kathleen Johnson, MD

11:15-12:15  Breakout Sessions                          

  1. Supporting Natural Birth in Hospital Settings – Kiana Ayers, RN, IBCLC, LCCE
  2. Providing Equitable and Inclusive Care for LGBTQ Families – Kevin R. Gilliam, DNP, NNP-BC
  3. Substance Use in Pregnancy & Breastfeeding – Lauren Kozlowski, MSW, MPH


12:45-1:45    Listening to Patients Panel - Temidayo Adedoken – Danielle Divine – Xion Lester – Mu Naw

1:45 – 2:45   Obstetrical Emergencies - Victoria L. Green, MD, JD, MBA

2:45 – 3:45   The Crossroads of Resilience and Perseverance: A Nurse’s Duty to Self - Clifton Kenon, DNP, RN, IBCLC

3:45 – 4:00   CLOSING


Contact Hours: 

Emory Nursing Professional Development Center (ENPDC) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.  Attendees to this CNE activity will be awarded 7.0 contact hours by ENPDC.