Do you want to know more about these trends and the role you can play in turning them around? During the AWHONN 2018 Leadership Summit, you will explore these issues and learn what nursing and public health leaders are doing to change practice and outcomes.
Be inspired by Rose Horton, AWHONN’s past president and Executive Director for Women and Infants at DeKalb Medical Center in Georgia, as she shares her passion for combatting maternal mortality. Her mantra is “#notonmywatch.”
Discover the patient’s perspective as maternal health advocate, Patrisse Cullors, shares the value of listening to women and their families, informed by her own experience with postpartum complications.
Expand your understanding of why health disparities exist and the social determinants of health and equity. Dr. Monica McLemore, nursing professor at the University of California at San Francisco, will explain the evidence underlying disparities.
Learn how one healthcare system and its community have embarked on decreasing disparities for women and infants. Andria Cornell, of the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, will share how the Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health’s (AIM) bundle on reducing peripartum racial and ethnic disparities is being implemented in New York.
Explore why increasing diversity in the nursing workforce matters. Maureen Chadwick, CNO of the Saint Vincent Health System, will share results of her research on racial and ethnic dynamics in the nursing workforce and discuss the implications of broadening diversity in our workforce.
Understand your role as a nurse leader to positively impact and improve maternal outcomes for every woman. Breakout group sessions will allow attendees to brainstorm strategies to improve nursing culture and equitable care in their own settings.
After completion of this session, you will be able to:
You can also earn up to 6.25 CNE credits for attending. View the agenda below:
|8:00 – 8:05||Welcome
Elizabeth Rochin, PhD, RN, NE-BC
|8:05- 9:00 am||We Can Change This: The Nurse’s Role in Maternal Mortality
Rose L. Horton, MSM, RNC
|9:00- 9:50 am||Listening to Women and Families
|9:50- 10:05 am||BREAK|
|10:05- 11:05 am||The Evidence Underlying Disparities: Changing the Narrative
Monica McLemore, PhD, MPH, RN
|11:05-12:05 pm||Aligning Partners and Defining Outcomes: Implementing the Reduction of Peripartum Racial/Ethnic Disparities Bundle
Andria Cornell, MSPH
|1:05 – 2:05 pm||The Lack of Minorities in Nursing: Implications to the Profession
Maureen Melia Chadwick, RN, MSN, NE-BC
|2:05 – 2:20 pm||BREAK|
|2:20-2:50 pm||Break-out groups|
|2:50- 3:30 pm||Report Out, Q and A with Maureen Chadwick|