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

  • 18 Aug 2009
  • 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Rush University Medical Center, Armour Academic Center Room 994


Please attend the annual graduating NNP Student presentations of their Capstone projects. 
Because there are so many speakers the format will be a little different this year.  There will be 2 rooms with speakers, attendees can move between the 2 rooms to listen to the topics that most interest them.  There will be approximately 5 minutes between topics to move among rooms. 
Speaker:  Elishia Spitler
Topic:  Evidence-based Practice Guideline:  Probiotics for the prevention of NEC.
Speaker:    Keesha Causemaker
Topic:  Case Study Presentation:  Beckwith Weidemann Syndrome.
Speaker:  Jan Olson
Topic:  Case Study Presentation:  DiGeorge Syndrome
Speaker:  Becky Nelson
Topic:  Evidence-based Practice Guideline:  The use of CPAP in Premature Neonates and the Prevention of Nasal Injuries.
Speakers:  Angie Ehmke and Cammie Edgington
Topic:  Evidence-based Practice Guideline:  Premedication for Neonatal Intubation
Speaker:  Kim Robinson
Topic:  Evidence-based Practice Guideline:  Delivery Room Management of VLBW Infants
Speaker:  Sarah Walder
Topic:  Evidence-based Practice Guideline:  Supporting Breastfeeding in the NICU
Speakers:  Kati Hart and Megan Jones
Topic:  Development of an Evidenced-based Guideline to Wean Narcotis in the NICU
Speaker:   Margie Lenox
Topic:  Case Study Presentation:  Consequences of Early-onset Neonatal Sepsis
Speaker:  Erin Malinowski
Topic:  Case Study Presentation:  Congenital Infantile Fibrosarcom
Speaker:  Carla Barberii
Topic:  Case Study Presentation:  Denys Drash Syndrome
Speaker:  Mary Buckley
Topic:  Evidence-based Practice Guideline:  Initiating and Advancing Enteral Nutrition in the ELBW Infant
Speakers:  Ally Wright and Karin Tiernan
Topic:  Evidence-based practice Guideline for Developmentally Supported Care of the ELBW in the first 73 hours of LIfe.
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.  We are also accepting donations of new or gently used gym shoes for school age children.
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.  

For directions and parking information: 

Registration:  3:00PM. 
Conference and dinner 3:15-9PM.
Parking will be discounted but carpooling is encouraged

Attendees will receive 6 CEU's.
No refunds after August 11th, 2009

Download the event brochure.

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