MAWS 2013 FALL CONFERENCE AND ANNUAL MEETING
All-Region Peer Review
An exciting conference for birth professionals with topics of interest to midwives, doulas, physicians, nurses, childbirth educators, and students.
VOLUNTEER POSITIONS ARE FULL - THANK YOU!
Your lunch (as well as breakfast and snacks) is included in full conference registration IN ADVANCE. A limited number of lunches will be available at the door. To ensure a lunch is available for you, please RSVP if you must register at the door.
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IMPORTANT! MAWS MEMBERS, TO GET THE MEMBER PRICE: Be sure to login to your member account where it says "Club Member? Login to Register" on the registration page in order to get the member price.
Advance registration is strongly encouraged. If you call the morning of the conference due to a birth, you will be eligible for a refund less the administrative fee and catering cost as noted in the Refund Policy above.
If you must wait to register at the door due to being on-call, please register as "RSVP-Brkfast/Lunch/Snack" from the drop-down to help offset the cost of the catering reserved for you, and this fee will be deducted when you register at the door. Availability of lunch for day-of registrations is not guaranteed.
For information or to RSVP for Thursday All-Region Peer Review, send an email.
7:30 - Doors open for registration and continental breakfast
8:20 - Welcome
8:30 - Newborn Update
1. 8:30-9:05 - Update on WA State Metabolic Screening - Traci McDermott, MD, WA Newborn Screening Committee
2. 9:10-9:45 - Pulse Oximetry During Neonatal Resuscitation - Taylor Sawyer, DO, Neonatologist, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the UW School of Medicine
9:50 - MAWS Update on Sunrise Review on LM Scope of Practice re Newborns - Valerie Sasson, LM, CPM, MAWS President
10:00 - Vendor/Snack Break
10:15 - Newborn Update Continues
3. 10:15-11:05 - Pulse-Oximetry for Critical Congenital Heart Disease Screening in Newborns - Amy Schultz, MD, Critical Congenital Heart Disease Screening in WA State Working Group
11:15 - Increasing the Racial and Ethnic Diversity of Direct-Entry Midwives: Exploratory Interviews with Black Midwives and Educators
- Emi Yamasaki McLaughlin, LM, CPM, Journey Midwife Services
12:15 - Lunch - Time to browse Exhibits
1:10 - MAWS Annual Award Presentation
1:15 - Assessing Costs of Births in Varied Settings
- Laurie Cawthon, Epidemiologist WA DSHS
2:15 - MAWS Annual Meeting
3:00 - Snack/Vendor Break
3:15 - MAWS Annual Meeting continues
4:00 - PAP Update - Connie Mao, MD, Assoc. Professor UW Dept. Obstetrics and Gynecology
5:00 - Closing words
5:05 - Conference ends
5 MEAC CEUs APPLIED FOR
5:10 - 7 - Meeting for WA State Birth Center Owners