The NNP Student Annual Summer Conference: Putting Evidence-based Practice to Work in the NICU

  • 19 Aug 2008
  • 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Rush University Medical Center, Armour Academic Center Room 994


Please attend the annual NNP Student presentations of their Capstone projects. 
Jenny Ko BSN, MSN(c)
Katie Taylor BSN, MSN(c)
     Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Stacy Hazelton BSN, MSN(c)
     Waukesha Memorial Hospital 
"Preparing for the Long Haul!"  Employing Lung=Protective Strategies in the ELBW Infant:  A Clinical Practice Guideline for Preventing Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia(BPD)
1.  Review the pathophysiology of the "new BPD"
2.  Discuss pharmacologic lung-protective therapies in caring for the ELBW infant.
3.  Describe management interventions implemented in the delivery room and upon admission to prevent BPD.
Joy Hess BSN, MSN(c)
     Northwest Community Hospital
Rebecca Banker BSN, MSN(c)
     Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
"A Cool Idea"  Developing a Clinical Practice Guideline for Instituting Hypothermic Neuroprotection Prior and During Transport to Transport to a Regional Referral Center
1.  Review the pathogenesis of perinatal hypoxia-ischemic encephalopathy and the clinical presentation of an affected infant.
2.  Discuss the role and components of brain cooling for HIE.
3.  Describe the process of instituting a practice guideline for instituting brain cooling in a community hospital and during transport to a regional referral center.
3 contact hours have been applied for. 
For special dietary needs please contact Carol at (Please use CAANN in the mailing header). 
Please bring school supplies to donate to needy children for the coming school year. 
Gifts will be given to celebrate National Neonatal Nurses Day.  
If you wish to redeem CAANN Cash as part of your registration fee, you must register by mail.  All online registrations require payment at the time of registration.  

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Registration and dinner:  5:30PM. 
Conference 6-9PM.

Attendees will receive 3 CEU's.
No refunds after August 12th, 2008

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CAANN - Chicago Area Association of Neonatal Nurses

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