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The 2019 SCVMC Neonatal/Perinatal Conference

VMC Foundation

Monday, April 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM - Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 5:00 PM (PDT)

The Valley Medical Center Foundation raises awareness and donations to benefit Silicon Valley's public hospital, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.

Click HERE to Register! 

New Beginnings  

The 11th SCVMC Neonatal/Perinatal Conference

 Day 1- Monday, April 22

10:00-10:25 AM   Registration and Breakfast

10:25-10:35 AM   Welcome and Opening Remarks  Chris Wilder

10:35-10:50 AM   Enterprise Update- Sue Kehl, MSN, RN, CCRN


10:50-11:15 AM   Joy in the Workplace- Sangeeta Mallik, PhD

11:15-11:30 AM   The Five Languages of Appreciation- Nancy Nielsen, RNC-Nic

11:30-12:30 PM   Communication and a Happy Work Environment  James Bosch MA, MFT



1:30-2:15 PM      How does the N-Trainer Work? Dongli Song, MD, PHD and Jennifer Wickens, PT DPT

2:15-3:00 PM      Maternal Collapse and Cardiac Arrest OBLS Wilma Lee, MD

3:00-3:15 PM      BREAK

3:15-4:00 PM      Telemedicine Jennifer Fang, MD & Monica Stemmle, MD

4:00-5:00 PM      Q&A Session and Reception

5:00-6:00PM       Keynote speaker Terry Johnson APN, NNP-BC, ASPPS, CLEC, MN


Day 2- Tuesday, April 23

09:30-10:00 AM   Registration and Breakfast

10:00-10:15 AM   Welcome and Delayed Cord Clamping Balaji Govindaswami, MD, MPH

10:15-10:35 AM   Baby Friendly Journey Jana Tomasini, RN, IBCLC, Catherine Holmes, RN,              IBCLC, Louise Fry, RN, MSN April Grady, RN, IBCLC, Alga Kifle, RN, IBCLC,            Sudha Rani Narasimhan, MD, IBCLC

10:35-11:20 AM   Art of Laboring Nancy Peterson MSN, RNC-OB, PNNP

11:20-11:30 AM   BREAK

11:30-12:00 PM   Post-Partum Hemorrhage Cheryl Pan, MD

12:00-12:15 PM   NAVA Ventilation in Neonates Ken Holmes, RCT


1:15-1:45 PM      Child Life, Beyond the Playroom Christina Chandri, MS, CCLS

1:45-2:15 PM      Music Therapy Elizabeth Kilik, RN, IBCLC, Rachel Arroyo, MS, NP, RNC-Nic,                                Sofie Koch, RN

2:15-2:45 PM      Journey of the Substance Exposed Dyad Priya Jegatheesan, MD, Marina                                      Kofman MSN, BSN, CPNP-PC, RN

2:45-3:15 PM      NICU Parent Perspectives March of Dimes Parent Support Specialists: Jennifer                            Godfrey, Brittany Brown

3:15-3:30 PM      BREAK

3:30-3:50 PM      Practice Variations in Hypoglycemia Sudha Rani Narasimhan, MD, IBCLC

3:50-4:10 PM      Hyperbilirubinemia in the NICU Maria Cortes, NNP

4:10-4:30 PM      The New Syphilis Epidemic Cathy Angell, MD

4:30-5:15 PM      Top Ten Most Common Genetic Disorders Robert Wallerstein, MD

5:15-5:30 PM      Raffle Winners and Closing Remarks Laura Berritto, MHA, RNC-Nic

This course qualifies for 12 hours of continuing credit as approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider #15151. Tickets are non-refundable. 

Nestldown is located about 10 minutes outside of Los Gatos & about 20 minutes from SCVMC. For directions on how to get there, click HERE.  Parking is free. 

Have questions about The 2019 SCVMC Neonatal/Perinatal Conference? Contact VMC Foundation

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