2nd Annual Miami-Dade Prematurity Symposium

 

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Purpose: To continue in our efforts of providing education to our families and community, the second annual Miami-Dade Prematurity Symposium will once again focus on potential evidence-based interventions for premature birth locally, statewide, and nationally. The one and a half day symposium will be comprised of clinically focused presentations on Thursday, August 24 in the evening, directed towards an audience of clinicians (physicians, nurses, etc.). A broader range of topics will be addressed on Friday, August 25, directed towards a larger audience of healthcare professionals, social workers, case managers, mental health professionals and other community leaders. Effective interventions and resources for prevention exist; our task is to continue determining availability and accessibility for the many families in Miami-Dade County and Florida who need them.

During the second annual symposium, we aim to achieve the following goals:

  1. Initiate dialogue among clinicians to examine the extent, risk factors, and consequences of preterm birth in Miami-Dade, Florida, and nationally.
  2. Identify additional evidence-based strategies for reducing rates of premature birth.
  3. Provide information and resources to support families who experience a preterm birth.
  4. Increase prematurity awareness in the local community.
  5. Continue to highlight prematurity issues in Miami-Dade County.

 

Thursday, August 24, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM—8:45 PM
Location: Hilton Miami Airport

5101 Blue Lagoon Drive
Miami, FL 33126
Symposium Fee: FREE
Target Audience: OB/GYNS; Pediatricians; Neonatologists; Family practitioners; Nurses; Clinical staff                                                         
Friday, August 25, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM—2:30 PM
Location:
Hilton Miami Airport

5101 Blue Lagoon Drive
Miami, FL 33126
Symposium Fee: $15
Target Audience: Clinicians; Case Managers; Mental Health Professionals; Licensed Clinical Social Workers; Maternal, Infant, & Child Health Community Leaders

Topics and Presenters:
 
Thursday August 24, 2017

  • The National and Florida Summary of Preterm Birth and Evidence-Based Interventions (CME & CEU) 
    Karen E. Harris, MD, MPH, Chair, ACOG District XII
  • Managed Care Organization (MCO) Collaboration to Improve the Use of Immediate Post-partum Long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) (CME & CEU)
    Amy Richardson, MD, MBA, CPC, Senior Medical Director for Pediatric Strategy, Aetna Medicaid
  • Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative: An Opportunity to Improve Care (CME & CEU)
    William Sappenfield, MD, MPH, Director, Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies, College of Public Health, University of South Florida
 
Friday August 25, 2017
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Kelli Wells, MD, Deputy Secretary for Health, Florida Department of Health
 
Breakout Session 1 (select one):
  • The National and Florida Summary of Preterm Birth and Evidence-Based Interventions (CME & CEU)
    Karen E. Harris, MD, MPH, Chair, ACOG District XII 
  • Prescription Drug Abuse during Pregnancy, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, and Newborn Effects (CME & CEU)
    Connie Morrow, PhD, Research Associate Professor of Pediatrics Associate Director, Perinatal CARE Program, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Breakout Session 2 (select one):

  • Managed Care Organization Collaboration to Improve the Use of Immediate Post-partum LARC (CME & CEU)
    Amy Richardson, MD, MBA, CPC, Senior Medical Director for Pediatric Strategy, Aetna Medicaid
  • Improvement of Feto-Maternal Well Being in Pregnancy (CME & CEU)
    Marcus Cooke, PhD, Professor and Head of Department, Dept. Environmental and Occupational Health, Florida International University

Breakout Session 3 (select one):

  • Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative: An Opportunity to Improve Care (CME & CEU)
    William Sappenfield, MD, MPH, Director, Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies, College of Public Health, University of South Florida
  • Interconception Care as a Strategy to Prevent Prematurity (CEU)
    Louise Reiter, RN, CLC, LCCE, Consultant, Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade

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If attending both days, participants can earn up to a maximum of 4.0 CME & 5.0 CEU.

For questions, contact Olivia Ceavers:
oceavers@hscmd.org and training@hscmd.org
(305) 541-0210