Celebrate National Neonatal Nurses Day/Car seat safety and Neonatal palliative care

  • 19 Nov 2013
  • 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Advocate Christ Medical Center conference Center


  • Current active CAANN Membership required

TOPIC:  Car Seat Safety Update

Speaker:  Debra Skopec, RNC, BSN, Neonatal Outcomes Nurse Coordinator, Advocae Christ Medical Center

Objectives:  The practitioner will be up to date on current car seats and car seat challenges, will describe AAP guidelines and resources available, will describe the role that the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration plays in our practice and steps that can be taken to keep our children safe


TOPIC:  Neonatal Palliative Care

Speaker:  Jennifer Wirth, RNC, MSN, Advocate Christ Medical Center

Objectives:  identify the need for collaboration with interdisciplinary team members in palliative care, describe the role of the nurse in providing quality palliative care for children and families, discuss unique aspects of suffering for neonates and families facing a life threatening illness or event, describe how palliative care can impact a patient outcome based on a case study, discuss interventions to address barriers and the process of initiating a palliative care program.



Registration Fee:

Members:  Free

          Non-members:  $50


Conference Location: 

Advocate Christ Medical Center

Conference Center

4440 W 95th Street

Oak Lawn, Il 60453 

CEU's 3 hours have been applied for

Confirmation by email only. 

Registration deadline Nov 15, no refunds after this date. 

Contact Carol Polinski for special dietary needs at using CAANN in the mailing header or call 708-460-8956

Downloadable Conference Brochure:


CAANN - Chicago Area Association of Neonatal Nurses

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