Bright Side: A Women’s & Children’s Health Symposium

Bright Side: A Women’s & Children’s Health Symposium

Registration is now open for The Bright Side: A Women’s and Children’s Health Symposium on Friday, September 21. To learn more and register online, click here. Registration closes on Friday, September 14. 

Registration Fee
Professionals (non-Beacon): $75
Students: $25
Registration: 7:15 to 8 a.m.
Event: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Breakfast, snacks and lunch provided.

Indiana’s Commitment to Women and Children — Kristina Box MD, FACOG, Indiana State Health Commissioner:

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Rethinking Our Approach — Matthew Grossman, MD, Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital
Leveraging Live Social Media Platforms to Engage Patients and Families — Angela Mattke, MD, Pediatrics at Mayo Clinic

Breakout Sessions
High-risk pregnancy: The management of common medical comorbidities that turn pregnancy into a nightmare — Allen Clark, MD, FACOG, Michiana Obstetrics and Gynecology
Adverse Childhood Experiences: How they affect the lives of children and adults — Angela Mattke, MD, Pediatrics at Mayo Clinic
Perinatal Transport State of the Region — Robert White, MD, Neonatologist, Beacon Children’s Hospital & Elaine Carroll, MD, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Beacon Health System
Epidemiology of Infant Mortality in Indiana — Jessica Peachy, MPH, Indiana State Department of Health
The healthiest babies begin with the healthiest mothers: Addressing infant mortality by improving the health and well-being of women — Sally Dixon, RN, FIMR Coordinator, St. Joseph County Health Department

Case Studies: Sepsis
Dr. Elaine Carroll: Maternal Sepsis
Brook Arney, NNP: Newborn Sepsis

Taking in the Good and Other Self-Care Practices — Sarah Samson, M.Div., BCC


Memorial Hospital of South Bend is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) (OH-425,12/1/2018).

Criteria for successful completion includes attendance at 100% of the program and submission of a completed evaluation form.

Registered nurses will receive 6.25 nursing contact hours. Presenters and members of the planning committee do not have any potential conflicts of interest.

Accreditation Statement: The Memorial Hospital of South Bend is accredited by the Indiana State medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: Memorial Hospital of South Bend designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure: Physician(s) and all planners associated with this activity do not have any potential conflict of interest.

Disclosure Statement: As a sponsor accredited by the Indiana State Medical Association, Memorial Hospital of South Bend must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all sponsored educational programs. All faculty participating in these programs must complete a disclosure statement indicating any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest that may have a direct bearing on the subject matter of the continuing education program. This pertains to relationships with pharmaceutical companies, biomedical device manufacturers, or other corporations whose products or services are related to the subject matter of the presentation topic.

Commercial Support: No commercial support was used in the planning or implementation of this CME activity.

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