Perinatal Care Conference Set
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Perinatal care conference set "Perinatal Health Care - the '80s, a two-day conference for registered nurses, is scheduled for March 13-14 by Northwestern State University College of Nursing and Willis- Knighton Medical Center. Dr. Peggy L. Chinh, registered nurse and editor of Advances in Nursing Science, will be one of the principal speakers. Her topic will be "A Challenge to Nursing: Perinatal Care in the !80s." Perinatal care relates to the period shortly before and after childbirth. It is a major factor in the dramatic decrease in deaths of newborns and marked improvement in the well-being of sur-vivors. Nursing's concerns in practice, education and research in the field will be covered in general sessions and mini-workshops at Willis- Knighton Medical Center. Subjects included are the high-risk newborn, breastfeeding, the future fate of the foreskin, Childbirth education myth and fact, nurse midwifery, adolescent pregnancy, ethical con-siderations in transcultural nursing, and family-centered maternal-newborn care. Keynote speakers are Dr. Chinn; Dr. Daniel A. Rightmire, director of maternal-fetal medicine at LSU Medical Center in Shreveport; Dr. Horace E. Thompson, chairman of LSUMC department of gynecology and obstetrics; Dr. Phyllis Stern, professor and coordinator of the maternal-child-family nursing master's pro- ?ram at NSU College of Nursing; and Dr. Po-I-Seng, director of neonatology at Willis- Knighton Medical Center. General sessions will begin at 8 a.m. in the Willis-Knighton auditorium on both days. Dr. Chinn will address the first, at 9 a.m. March 13, and Dr. Stern will address the second, at 8:30 a.m. March 14. Dr. Stern's subject will be transcultural nursing, ethical considerations. Workshops will be held from 1 to 4:30 p.m. the first day and from 1 to 2:30 p.m. the second. Nurses will have a choice of two. Advance registration is required and March 11 is deadline. Further information is available from NSU College of Nursing, telephone 222-2946.
|Title||Perinatal Care Conference Set|
Chinn, Peggy L.
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|Source||Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport Medical Library (http://lib.sh.lsuhsc.edu)|
|Coverage-Spatial||Shreveport (Caddo, La.)|
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