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Earn up to 19.5 CE hours!
Including up to 6.0 Pharmacology CE hours!


The miracle of childbirth can quickly turn into a nightmare during an emergency.

The field of obstetrics is high adrenaline, high pace, and full of highs and lows. Anticipate any possible OB complication and respond to the emergencies that may erupt on your next shift with confidence - during birth and postpartum - with the 2024 Obstetric Emergencies Certificate Conference.

We are excited to share with you from our extensive clinical experiences delivering care to many high-risk obstetrical patients. These practical insights, combined with the latest evidence-based practice guidelines, will advance your own clinical knowledge on the must-know trends, treatments, and issues in high-risk obstetrics, covering these must-know OB emergency topics:

  • Looming Trouble with Preeclampsia, Eclampsia & HELLP
  • Catastrophic Events & How to Plan Ahead
  • The Latest on VTE Treatments – the #1 Cause of Maternal Death
  • Lifesaving Neonatal Resuscitation Strategies
  • Legal and Clinical Updates for Shoulder Dystocia
  • New Recommendations for Preterm Labor Medications
  • Postpartum Hemorrhage: Where Do We Draw the Line on Blood Loss
  • Post Birth Warning Signs

Apply essential new knowledge to immediately improve maternal and fetal outcomes and keep up with changes from AWHONN, ACOG, AHA, CDC & more!

With your registration, you will have access to 4 FREE BONUS videos on obstetric ACLS resuscitation, sepsis in pregnancy, minimize OB legal risks and the future of maternal healthcare!

We know you go to work every day wanting to give your very best to OB patients and families. Act now… and you’ll join colleagues across the country to skillfully deliver the most up-to-date care to your high-risk OB patients!

Your partners in education and success,
Donna Weeks, DNP, RNC-OB, C-EFM, APN
& Jamie Otremba, MSN, RN, CNM

 
The 2024 Obstetric Emergencies Certificate Conference
Attend in Sacramento, CA or Live Online Event on May 2 & 3, 2024
—OR—
Complete Conference Recording Package to watch on your schedule!

$959.54 Total Value
Just $399.99 Today!

Save $150! Early Bird Pricing ends May 1, 2024

SACRAMENTO, CA
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM PT

  • Opportunity for Q&A with presenters
  • Earn up to 19.5 CE hours, including up to 6.0 Pharmacology CE hours
  • Online access available for 30 days afterwards

JOIN VIRTUALLY
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM PT

  • Opportunity for Q&A with presenters
  • Earn up to 19.5 CE hours, including up to 6.0 Pharmacology CE hours
  • Online access available for 30 days afterwards

LEARN ON DEMAND
Can't Attend Live?

  • Watch the sessions at your own pace and schedule
  • Earn up to 19.5 CE hours, including up to 6.0 Pharmacology CE hours
  • Unlimited access to all conference sessions
Earn up to 19.5 CE hours! Including up to 6.0 Pharmacology CE hours!
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for virtual CE credit details

Includes 4 FREE Bonus Videos!
Click here for Bonus CE credit details
Bonus videos will become available after event on 5/3/2024

Click here to register as the coordinator for the in-person event.
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Conference Highlights


Live in Sacramento, CA or Live Online Event: May 2 & 3, 2024 -or- Access the Complete Conference Recording Package afterwards to watch on your own schedule

Featuring 6 OB Experts who will advance and update your high-risk clinical decisions. Includes: DNPs, MD, CNM, Nurse Attorney & more!

★ Earn up to 19.5 CE hours, including up to 6.0 Pharmacology CE hours!

★ Includes 4 FREE pre-recorded bonus videos — to watch at your convenience

Must-know topics include:
 
  • Looming Trouble with Preeclampsia, Eclampsia & HELLP
  • Catastrophic Events & How to Plan Ahead
  • The Latest on VTE Treatments – the #1 Cause of Maternal Death
  • Lifesaving OB & Neonatal Resuscitation Strategies
  • Legal and Clinical Updates for Shoulder Dystocia
  • New Recommendations for Preterm Labor Medications
  • Postpartum Hemorrhage: Where Do We Draw the Line on Blood Loss
  • Post-Birth Warning Signs
  • Current Sepsis Guidelines in Pregnancy
  • Legally Protect Yourself & Your OB Practice: The Latest High Risk Practice Concerns
  • The Future of Maternal Healthcare

Incorporate guideline changes from AWHONN, ACOG, AHA, and the CDC to immediately improve maternal and fetal outcomes

Designed for: RNs, NPs, APRNs, PAs, CNMs, Doulas

The 2024 Obstetric Emergencies Certificate Conference
Attend in Sacramento, CA or Live Online Event on May 2 & 3, 2024
—OR—
Complete Conference Recording Package to watch on your schedule!

$959.54 Total Value
Just $399.99 Today!

Save $150! Early Bird Pricing ends May 1, 2024

SACRAMENTO, CA
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM PT

  • Opportunity for Q&A with presenters
  • Earn up to 19.5 CE hours, including up to 6.0 Pharmacology CE hours
  • Online access available for 30 days afterwards

JOIN VIRTUALLY
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM PT

  • Opportunity for Q&A with presenters
  • Earn up to 19.5 CE hours, including up to 6.0 Pharmacology CE hours
  • Online access available for 30 days afterwards

LEARN ON DEMAND
Can't Attend Live?

  • Watch the sessions at your own pace and schedule
  • Earn up to 19.5 CE hours, including up to 6.0 Pharmacology CE hours
  • Unlimited access to all conference sessions
Earn up to 19.5 CE hours! Including up to 6.0 Pharmacology CE hours!
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for virtual CE credit details

Includes 4 FREE Bonus Videos!
Click here for Bonus CE credit details
Bonus videos will become available after event on 5/3/2024

Click here to register as the coordinator for the in-person event.

High Risk Postpartum and Obstetric Patients:
Advanced & Updated Strategies for Clinical Practice
Live Sessions — May 2 & 3, 2024


Don’t let the stress of an OB emergency stop you from providing the best care possible.

Join your trailblazing expert presenters who walk the talk. Not only will they synthesize the latest coming from evidence but will also deliver tips and advice learned through their extensive high-risk OB patient care experiences.

Prepare yourself today and ensure a brighter tomorrow for new parents and their babies.

Here’s what you can expect to get out of our all-inclusive training:


High-Risk Postpartum Patients: Conquer the Mother-Baby Warning Signs
**2.5 Pharmacology CE Hours**
Thursday, May 2 • 8:00 am – 4:00 pm PT
Donna Weeks, DNP, RNC-OB, C-EFM, APN

Prevent Complications for Laboring and Postpartum Morbidly Obese Patients
  • Maternal risks and postpartum complications
  • Does obesity affect labor?
  • Preventing post-op complications – can we prevent infection, sepsis, DVT and PEs?
  • Nursing implications based on the type of bariatric surgery

Decreasing Opioid Use Following Childbirth
  • The pharmacodynamics of opioids
  • Managing post-op pain with minimal opioids
  • Polypharmacy – why does it work?

Safe Treatment of Bipolar Disease During Pregnancy & Breastfeeding
  • The difference between Bipolar I and Bipolar II
  • Medication efficacy and safety during pregnancy and breastfeeding

Postpartum Depression: Early Identification & Intervention
  • What are the baby blues?  How is it different from postpartum depression?
  • Tools to evaluate risk for PPD
  • Antidepressant medications – are they safe in pregnancy?
The Newborn Transition to Extrauterine Life
  • Vaginal delivery v. Cesarean section – does it make a difference?
  • TTN – early recognition
  • An easy guide to interpreting cord gasses
  • Neonatal resuscitation – how does epinephrine work?

Congenital Cardiac Heart Disease
  • Screening for CCHD – how does it work
  • Common and less common congenital heart diseases
  • What is VACTERL?

POST-BIRTH Warning Signs
  • What are the Post Birth Warning Signs?
  • How does education about Post Birth Warning Signs save lives?
  • Available resources for nurses and patients

Anticipating a Traumatic Birth
  • Preparing for the various types of traumatic births
  • How we can make a difference

Looking to the Future
  • Telehealth in maternal child health
  • Wearable devices
  • Artificial Intelligence

OB Emergencies: Current Trends, Treatments & Issues
**3.0 Pharmacology CE Hours**
Friday, May 3 • 8:00 am – 4:00 pm PT
Jamie Otremba RN, CNM, MSN

Preeclampsia Eclampsia and HELLP
  • Tips for timely intervention: Know when you MUST intervene
  • Why have we gotten so aggressive?
  • Latest available medical treatments & nursing interventions
  • Morbidly and mortality associated with diagnosis

Preterm Labor: Rapid Diagnosis and Intervention Can Make All the Difference
  • Who is at the highest risk and strategies to lower the risk
  • Preterm labor or just contractions? Make your diagnosis!
  • Beta-mimetics, Mag, Calcium Channel Blockers, NSAIDS, progesterone, Antibiotics: Who gets what?

The Perils of Shoulder Dystocia
  • Can we predict shoulder dystocia?
  • The latest legal outcomes for patients with shoulder dystocia
  • When a shoulder dystocia occurs: The essentials of management

Postpartum Hemorrhage
  • Patients at risk for postpartum hemorrhage
  • New tips for assessing blood loss accurately
  • Most recent clinical practice guidelines
  • New medications and old meds with new protocols
High-Risk Induction
  • Trends in elective and medical inductions
  • The newest options for inductions
  • Risks and benefits for induction patients
  • How to change your hospital policies
  • Examples of informed consent

VTE in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • #1 cause of Maternal death in the US (...and why the ICU nurse is running from me)
  • New recommendations for evaluation and prevention
  • Treatment in pregnancy
  • Timing delivery

Catastrophic Events
  • AFE
  • Cardiac and respiratory arrest
  • Loss of fetal heart tones
  • Recognition
  • What really goes wrong - and how?
  • Be prepared for aggressive resuscitation!
The 2024 Obstetric Emergencies Certificate Conference
Attend in Sacramento, CA or Live Online Event on May 2 & 3, 2024
—OR—
Complete Conference Recording Package to watch on your schedule!

$959.54 Total Value
Just $399.99 Today!

Save $150! Early Bird Pricing ends May 1, 2024

SACRAMENTO, CA
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM PT

  • Opportunity for Q&A with presenters
  • Earn up to 19.5 CE hours, including up to 6.0 Pharmacology CE hours
  • Online access available for 30 days afterwards

JOIN VIRTUALLY
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM PT

  • Opportunity for Q&A with presenters
  • Earn up to 19.5 CE hours, including up to 6.0 Pharmacology CE hours
  • Online access available for 30 days afterwards

LEARN ON DEMAND
Can't Attend Live?

  • Watch the sessions at your own pace and schedule
  • Earn up to 19.5 CE hours, including up to 6.0 Pharmacology CE hours
  • Unlimited access to all conference sessions
Earn up to 19.5 CE hours! Including up to 6.0 Pharmacology CE hours!
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for virtual CE credit details

Includes 4 FREE Bonus Videos!
Click here for Bonus CE credit details
Bonus videos will become available after event on 5/3/2024

Click here to register as the coordinator for the in-person event.
PLUS, when you register today, you'll receive 4 FREE video bonus sessions!
A $459 value! Includes CE!

Available after event on 5/3/2024


#1 - Sepsis in Pregnancy
Sandra Asanjarani, RNC-OB, MS, NPWH, C-EFM

Fast recognition and treatment of pregnancy related sepsis can make all the difference for your patient. There are immunological and cardiovascular adaptations of pregnancy that impact the maternal response to infection and antibiotic resistance patterns. Access the latest screening and management guidelines for sepsis in pregnancy from ACOG and SMFM!


#2 - Obstetric ACLS: Strategies to Enhance Maternal Resuscitation Outcomes
Douglas Stephens DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC

**0.5 Pharmacology CE Hours**

Cardiac-pulmonary arrest is a preventable clinical problem if detected in time by using obstetric early warning score and treated promptly without delay. The resuscitation in obstetric patients is particularly challenging. Current ACLS algorithms and interventions will be explored, to include drugs, tools, and extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation.


#3 - Maternal Healthcare’s Future: The Patient, The Provider & The Promise
Hector Chapa, MD, FACOG

The field of obstetrics is high adrenaline, high pace, and full of highs and lows. We have made large strides in the advancement of perinatal care, but we still have a long road ahead. Dr. Chapa will address “modern labor”, progesterone for preterm birth prevention, prophylactic medication for postpartum hemorrhage & more!


#4 - Minimize OB Legal Risks with Empathy, Communication & Trust
Lois Fenner RN, MS, JD

Litigation continues to rise involving obstetric patients. Learn from a nurse attorney regarding the latest high-risk practice concerns including failure to rescue, inadequate pregnancy management, labor stimulation methods, fetal distress and more! A “mere” mistake should not end your career. Protect yourself personally and professionally through communication, trust, documentation, and compassion.

The 2024 Obstetric Emergencies Certificate Conference
Attend in Sacramento, CA or Live Online Event on May 2 & 3, 2024
—OR—
Complete Conference Recording Package to watch on your schedule!

$959.54 Total Value
Just $399.99 Today!

Save $150! Early Bird Pricing ends May 1, 2024

SACRAMENTO, CA
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM PT

  • Opportunity for Q&A with presenters
  • Earn up to 19.5 CE hours, including up to 6.0 Pharmacology CE hours
  • Online access available for 30 days afterwards

JOIN VIRTUALLY
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM PT

  • Opportunity for Q&A with presenters
  • Earn up to 19.5 CE hours, including up to 6.0 Pharmacology CE hours
  • Online access available for 30 days afterwards

LEARN ON DEMAND
Can't Attend Live?

  • Watch the sessions at your own pace and schedule
  • Earn up to 19.5 CE hours, including up to 6.0 Pharmacology CE hours
  • Unlimited access to all conference sessions
Earn up to 19.5 CE hours! Including up to 6.0 Pharmacology CE hours!
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for virtual CE credit details

Includes 4 FREE Bonus Videos!
Click here for Bonus CE credit details
Bonus videos will become available after event on 5/3/2024

Click here to register as the coordinator for the in-person event.

Venue Location

Doubletree Hotel by Hilton Sacramento
2001 Point West Way
Sacramento, California 95815
916-929-8855
 
Meet the Conference Experts:
Donna Weeks, DNP, RNC-OB, C-EFM, APN
Donna Weeks, DNP, RNC-OB, C-EFM, APN, has over 30 years of maternal child nursing experience where she has held roles from staff nurse to manager and director. Donna’s experience includes high-risk OB, L&D, postpartum and newborn nursery. Donna has been instrumental in leading AWHONN’s Postpartum Hemorrhage Project and the Baby Friendly Initiative at her facility. Additionally, she is certified in Inpatient Obstetrics and Electronic Fetal Monitoring, is an AWHONN Fetal Heart Monitoring Instructor Trainer, and AWHONN Obstetrical Patient Safety Instructor Trainer.

Click here for information about Donna Weeks

Jamie Otremba, CNM, RN, BSN, has over 20 years of maternal child nursing experience and is currently practicing full scope nurse-midwifery at an OB/GYN clinic in suburban Minnesota. Previously, she was a medical director for the Women’s and Children’s Service Line at a large hospital and medical center in Minnesota and has practiced in women’s health care in various settings, including labor and delivery, postpartum, antenatal, and community health nursing. Jamie is a consultant on clinical practice topics, provides expert witness work on obstetric legal cases and is a preceptor for medical and advanced practice nursing students.

Click here for information about Jamie Otremba
Jamie Otremba, CNM, RN, BSN

Sandra Asanjarani, RNC-OB, MS, NPWH, C-EFM
Sandra Asanjarani, RNC-OB, MS, NPWH, C-EFM, is the perinatal safety nurse and the team leader for the Baby-Friendly Journey at New York-Presbyterian/Queens. She earned her nurse practitioner credential in Women’s Health and Obstetrics and Gynecology, and her Perinatal Clinical Specialty Degree at Stony Brook University. Sandra has worked in the field of maternal child as an administrator, labor and delivery nurse manager, perinatal informatics specialist, and a labor and delivery nurse for over 25 years.

Click here for information about Sandra Asanjarani

Douglas Stephens DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC, is an Associate Professor in the Graduate Program at Jacksonville State University. He is the lead faculty and is nationally certified as an Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, with clinical practice experience in critical care medicine. He continues to pursue opportunities to improve patient outcomes for imminent declining patients, using ACLS evidence in all patient populations.

Click here for information about Douglas Stephens
Douglas Stephens DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC

Hector Chapa, MD, FACOG
Hector Chapa, MD, FACOG, is a board-certified OB-GYN and serves as clinical assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology and clerkship director for OBGYN at Texas A&M School of Medicine. He is a nationally and internationally recognized speaker and published author in the field of obstetrics and gynecology. In clinical practice, he is an OB-GYN attending physician for the Texas A&M Health Family Medicine (OB Track) Residency Program with clinical duties at CHI St. Joseph Hospital in College Station, Texas.

Click here for information about Hector Chapa

Lois A. Fenner McBride, RN, MS, JD, Attorney at Law, obtained her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing, before earning her law degree. Her law practice focuses on medical/healthcare litigation and consulting including medical malpractice, personal injury, accreditation, human resources, wrongful death, risk management, credentialing, and Professional Boards/Licensure. Nurse-Attorney Fenner has been recognized as a Baltimore Business Journal’s Who’s Who in Law, with selection as a Super Lawyer twice.

Click here for information about Lois A Fenner-McBride
Lois A. Fenner McBride, RN, MS, JD, Attorney at Law
The 2024 Obstetric Emergencies Certificate Conference
Attend in Sacramento, CA or Live Online Event on May 2 & 3, 2024
—OR—
Complete Conference Recording Package to watch on your schedule!

$959.54 Total Value
Just $399.99 Today!

Save $150! Early Bird Pricing ends May 1, 2024

SACRAMENTO, CA
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM PT

  • Opportunity for Q&A with presenters
  • Earn up to 19.5 CE hours, including up to 6.0 Pharmacology CE hours
  • Online access available for 30 days afterwards

JOIN VIRTUALLY
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM PT

  • Opportunity for Q&A with presenters
  • Earn up to 19.5 CE hours, including up to 6.0 Pharmacology CE hours
  • Online access available for 30 days afterwards

LEARN ON DEMAND
Can't Attend Live?

  • Watch the sessions at your own pace and schedule
  • Earn up to 19.5 CE hours, including up to 6.0 Pharmacology CE hours
  • Unlimited access to all conference sessions
Earn up to 19.5 CE hours! Including up to 6.0 Pharmacology CE hours!
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for virtual CE credit details

Includes 4 FREE Bonus Videos!
Click here for Bonus CE credit details
Bonus videos will become available after event on 5/3/2024

Click here to register as the coordinator for the in-person event.
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