HMHBGA

Conference Schedule

Please join us for this year’s Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia 44th Annual Meeting and Conference at Atlanta Century Center Marriott Atlanta, GA, October 22-23, 2018

Register Here

Day One: October 22, 2018
12:00PM Welcoming Remarks
12:30PM Lunch Keynote
Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, President & Dean of Morehouse School of Medicine
1:00PM Break- Visit Vendors and Exhibits
1:15PM Session A
March of Dimes Prematurity Working Group- Session A 
CChem2: Understanding the Impact of Toxic Exposures on Birth Outcomes & Infant Health- Session A
PSI GA Maternal Mental Health Strategic Plan-Session A
2:15PM Break – Visit Vendors and Exhibits
2:30PM Session B
HMHB Childbirth Education Program Results- Session B
Improving Maternity Care Access via Full Practice Authority for Certified Nurse-Midwives in Georgia- Session B
Reducing Breastfeeding Stigma in Public Spaces- Session B
3:30PM Break- Visit Vendors and Exhibits 
3:45PM HMHB Committee Meetings 
Programs
Advocacy
Public Relations
4:45PM Break- Visit Vendors and Exhibits 
6:00PM Carolyn Wetzel Award Ceremony & Reception
Join us for drinks and hors d’oeuvres as we celebrate a great advocate for maternal and infant health and the legacy of Carolyn Wetzel. Attendance is included in your Conference registration. Nominations for the Wetzel Award will be accepted until August 30, 2018. Sponsored by:

*This program has been pre-approved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide 8 Credits to Certified Case Managers (CCMs).

*This program has been approved for 7 CEs by the American College of Nurse-Midwives (the Ga Nursing Association accepts ACNM approvals)

*This program has been approved for 8 Core Hours by The Georgia Society for Clinical Social Work.

*This program has been verified by IBCLE for 8.5 CERPS

At the close of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify communities with the highest burden and highest rate of preterm birth
  • Recall patient education necessary for successful discharge after delivery
  • Identify racial and ethnic disparities in maternal health
  • Recognize what constitutes an unsafe sleep environment
  • Examine opportunities around breastfeeding policy & engagement

Thank you to our Partner, The Center for Black Women’s Wellness

And Thank you to our Sponsors!

PRESENTING SPONSOR

 

CAROLYN WETZEL AWARD RECEPTION SPONSOR

 

MEAL SPONSORS

GOLD SPONSORS

SILVER SPONSORS

 

BRONZE SPONSOR