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Please join us for our 9th Annual NE AWHONN Fall Conference at the Scott Conference Center in Omaha, NE. We have lined up some great speakers, interesting vendors, and some fun!

The conference will be held on Thursday September 27th from 5pm-8:15pm and Friday September 28th from 8:15am-4:00pm. You also have the option of attending Thursday or Friday only. 

 

Hotel Accommodations

If you are planning on staying the night in Omaha reservations can be made at the Courtyard by Marriott, located at 1625 South 67th Street, by calling (402) 951-4300. Be sure to ask for the Nebraska AWHONN block! You can also register using the link Courtyard by Marriott at Aksarben Village.

 

Philanthropy

 

 

Did you know that one in every three families struggle to buy diapers?

Make a difference with us and don't forget to bring diapers for our AWHONN Healthy Mom & Baby Diaper Drive! Bring any size diapers and we will gather them for donation to send to the Lydia House in Omaha, NE. If you would prefer not to bring diapers you can just order them on Amazon and we will take care of the delivery for you! Just click on our baby registry via the link AWHONN NE Diaper Drive.

 

Nebraska AWHONN Nurse of the Year

Do you know a Nebraska AWHONN nurse who has made a significant impact on the women and/or children of Nebraska? Nominate them by sending an email to neawhonn@gmail.com and answer these short questions:

1.     Nurses full name

2.     Workplace

3.     Reason she/he should be honored

Be sure to send us your nominations by September 1st.

 

Nightingale Tribute

As many of you know, it has become a tradition at our Annual Fall Conference that we honor nursing colleagues we have lost. If you wish to honor a nursing colleague who has passed away, please email us at neawhonn@gmail.com with their name, workplace, and a summary of their contribution to our profession. Please contact us by September 20th. so that we can include them in our program.

 

Conference Schedule

Thursday, September 27

5:00   Registration

5:30   Dinner & Welcome

6:00   Human Trafficking

  Anna Brewer, Community Advocate & Former FBI Investigator

7:00   Break & Dessert

7:15   Human Trafficking, continued

8:15   Evaluations & Social Networking


Friday, September 28

8:15   Registration, Breakfast, & Vendor Exhibits

8:45   Welcome & Program Overview

9:00   Prevention of Primary Cesarean Section

  Dr. William (Bill) Kuyper

9:45   Break & Vendor Exhibits

10:15 Adoption Update

  Christina Nemec, LMHP

11:15 Lunch, Nightingale Tribute, & Vendor Exhibits

12:15 Current Trends in Hormones

  Dr. Gina M. Harper-Harrison

1:15   Opioid Crisis, A Case Study Approach

  Dr. Heather Said

  Sarah Newman, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC

2:45   Break

3:00   Labor Support & Prevention of Primary Cesarean Section

  Amanda Lura, CNM, MSN

3:45   Door Prizes, Evaluation, & Adjournment

 

Registration Information

All participants must register in advance. The registration deadline is September 20 & no refunds are available after this time.

 

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Thursday, September 27th Only                                    

Current AWHONN Members/Full-Time Students ~ $35

Non-Members ~ $40

Friday, September 28th Only                                                 

Current AWHONN Members/Students ~ $55            

Non-Members ~ $60

Full Conference, September 27th & 28th     

Current AWHONN Members/Student ~ $65            

Non-Members ~ $70

 

Eventbrite does charge a transaction fee. If you would like to pay via check please contact Tiffany Nordmeyer at (402) 618-8766. 

 

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Education Credits

Thursday (9/27): 2.0 Nurse CE

Friday (9/28): 5.25 Nurse CE

 

Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 7.25 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

 Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) and AWHONN Nebraska Section. Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

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