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AWHONN MN Section is a growing community of nurses interested in the issues of women and newborns. Please browse our site to find out more about us, what we do, and available resources to promote the health of women and newborns.

AWHONN MN Section WEBINARS


How can implicit and explicit bias increase my liability in Perinatal Nursing?
December 14, 2022 11am-12pm 

Objectives: 1) Discuss Maternal Morbidity & Mortality in the US and how to improve maternal outcomes. 2) Compare and contrast interventions and documentation with and without Bias! 3) Identify resources available for further growth and developement in expanding our knowledge on Respectful Maternity Care. 

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Presenter: LaShea Haynes M.Ed, MSN, AGCNS-BC, APRN, RNC-OB/EFM
Owner & Founder of Perinatal Potpourri
 


Eat, Sleep, and Console:
Providing Care for Newborns Experiencing Neonatal Opioid Withdrawl Syndrome
 
Hosted November 4, 2022

Objectives: 1) Demonstrate Eat/Sleep/Console evaluation to assess a newborn with neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS). 2) Compose assessments, interventions, and communication with the health care team in the medical record. 3) Demonstrate how ESC non-pharmacologic approaches, communication, and putting the parent at the center of ESC reduces parent/newborn separation. 4) 
Demonstrate how implementation of ESC reduces LOS, cost of care, and transfer to NICU, and has a high utilization rate by the health care team while not increasing hospital readmissions for NOWS.

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Presenters:
Becky Gams MS, APRN, WHNP-BC, C-EFM; Advance Practice Registered Nurse, M Health Fairview
Samantha Sommerness, DNP, APRN, CNM; Clinical Associate Professor, University of Minnesota School of Nursing


Assessment and Management of the Newborn at risk for Early Onset Sepsis (EOS): 
Does the Baby Really Need Antibiotics? 

Hosted October 7, 2022

Objectives: 1) Differentiate among general approaches for surveillance and prevention of neonatal EOS. 2) List risk factors for neonatal EOS. 3) Discuss use of the Kaiser Neonatal Early-Onset Risk Assessment Calculator. 4) 
Describe nursing assessment for newborns at risk for EOS.

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Presenter: Jane Sublette, MS, APRN, CNP, CNM, WHNP-BC; Advance Practice Nurse Leader, MHealth Fairview


Electronic Fetal Monitoring Review and FHR Strip Interpretation
Hosted September 9, 2022

Objectives: 1) Accurately assess fetal status using electronic fetal monitoring during the antepartum and intrapartum period of care. 2) Describe the 3-tiered system for fetal heart rate interpretation and differentiate between the following: Category I, II, III. 3) Describe acid-base balance and the effects on fetal heart rate patterns.

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Presenters:
Nanette Vogel, MS, RNC-OB, C-EFM Clinical Education Specialist, MHealth Fairview
Rhianna Britton, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM Clinical Education Specialist, MHealth Fairview
 


Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy
Hosted July 22, 2022
Objectives: 1) Identify risk factors for hypertensive disorders of pregnancy; 2) Describe the physiology of pre-eclampsia and complications that may occur; 3) Discuss the treatment of severe range blood pressures; 4) Understand the use and considerations when using magnesium sulfate to prevent eclamptic seizures.

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Presenters: 
Nanette Vogel, MS, RNC-OB, C-EFM Clinical Education Specialist, MHealth Fairview
Rhianna Britton, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM Clinical Education Specialist, MHealth Fairview


Upon completion of a webinar, please email Bonnie with the name/presentation date for a post-webinar survey link. Once your survey is submitted, you will receive an automated email with your attendance certificate. 

Available Now: Hypertension in Pregnancy Resources from MNPQC

MNPQC's Hypertension in Pregnancy & the Postparum Period Initiative was created to improve the identification, treatment, and follow up of hypertension in pregnancy and the postpartum period. The workgroup has created several tools for your use and dissemination: 

Providers/Nurses: The toolkit above, the MNPQC Hypertension in Pregnancy Therapy Care Process Model, was created to help you better diagnose, treat, and educate your patients on hypertension in pregnancy and the postpartum period. Please share these materials, bookmark the page, and check back for the most up-to-date information.

Providers/Nurses/Department Managers & Educators: The information in the above ER & Outpatient Treatment of Hypertension in Pregnancy Poster outlines treatment of pregnant and postpartum women presenting to the Emergency Room/Department, Urgent Care, or clinic setting with hypertension. The information is taken from pages 19-20 of the full MNPQC Hypertension in Pregnacy Therapy Care Process Model posted below.  Feel free to download & print this poster for use in your facility. For additional details and treatment information on treating hypertension in pregnancy and the postpartum period, please review the full toolkit. 

Providers/Nurses: The information in the above 2-page document outlines treatment of pregnant and postpartum women presenting to the Emergency Room/Department with hypertension. The information is taken from pages 19-20 of the full MNPQC Hypertension in Pregnacy Therapy Care Process Model posted above. For additional details and treatment information on treating hypertension in pregnancy and the postpartum period, please review the full toolkit. 

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