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Providing Complex Fetal Care in Central PA

Friday, Oct. 21, 2022

University Conference Center

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine
30 Conference Dr.
Hershey, PA 17033

Internet Live Course

This training will be offered as a live online course, with details provided to registered participants in advance of the event. If you do not receive communications, check your eeds account or junk mail.

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Conference ID

D6829-23-Y

Host

Hosted by the Penn State Health Complex Fetal Care Center

Purpose/Overview

Participants are saying
“Best conference I’ve attended in a while. Kept me focused and attentive for 6 hours! Great videos! Love the Down Twins!”
2021 participant

The purpose of this conference is to describe the holistic and comprehensive method for the management of fetuses with medical and surgical complications.

Audience

Physicians, Advanced Practice Clinicians, Nurses and Health Care Professionals who provide maternal and fetal care.

Overall Objectives

Participants are saying
“This conference was extremely beneficial and interesting especially as a new employee to PSH. I look forward to participating in more in the future!”
2021 participant
  • Discuss the evolving management of various fetal anomalies.
  • Develop a plan to apply knowledge gained to promote quality patient care for all patients with suspected or confirmed fetal anomalies.

Keynote Presenter

Joanna CM Cole, PhD, PMH-C
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Associate Clinical Chair, Family StEPS Program (Starting Early with Psychosocial Support) and Manager, Psychosocial Programs
Richard D. Wood Jr. Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment and the Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Joanna CM Cole, PhD, PMH-C, is a perinatal psychologist and manager of psychosocial programs with the Richard D. Wood Jr. Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, caring for expectant parents carrying a fetus with a congenital anomaly. She provides psychotherapy to identify, understand and help balance the emotional toll of a complex pregnancy within the context of other life stressors. Dr. Cole counsels individuals and couples on effective coping strategies, communication and emotional preparation for different stages in the medical experience, from pregnancy diagnosis and birth process, through the neonatal intensive care stay and well after hospital discharge. She earned her PhD in Clinical and School Psychology from the University of Virginia. She completed a pediatric psychology internship and an adolescent and young adult health fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School. She is also a certified birth doula and is trained as an alcoholism and substance abuse counselor. Dr. Cole is an active member of the Postpartum Support International, where she acts as a Subject Matter Expert for the National Certification Exam, Curriculum Manager and International Trainer of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders as well as perinatal grief and loss. She is also a member of the International MarcĂ© Society and the National Perinatal Association National Network of NICU Psychologists, which works to develop guidelines that define clinical support for parents during their baby’s time in intensive care.

Agenda and Objectives

  • 7:45 a.m. | Welcome/Opening Remarks
  • 8 a.m. | Fetal Cardiology Care
    Bryan Stefek, MD

    Objectives
    • Discuss the current state of fetal cardiology care.
    • Review case studies regarding the use of current technology for fetal cardiology.
  • 9 a.m. | Fetal MRI: Accuracy of Predicting Postnatal Outcome
    Michael Hulse, DO, MS

    Objectives
    • Discuss advances in fetal imaging and the usefulness for prenatal diagnosis.
    • Identify challenging issues in fetal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
  • 10 a.m. | Break
  • 10:10 a.m. | Pediatric Plastic Surgery – Correction of Congenital Differences
    Thomas Samson, MD, FACS, FAAP

    Objectives
    • Define the incidence of cleft lip and palate and how and when they are treated surgically.
    • Define the incidence of craniosynostosis and how it is treated.
  • 11:10 a.m. | Neurodevelopment Following Moderate or Late Preterm Birth: NICU Graduate to Kindergarten Enrollee
    Tammy Corr, DO

    Objectives
    • Review cognitive, language, & social-emotional milestones in the toddler with a history of preterm birth and distinguish abnormalities that require further assessment and referral.
    • Recognize potential behavioral and learning challenges confronting school-age children with a history of moderate to late preterm birth and when to refer for further evaluation.
  • 12:10 p.m. | Lunch Break
  • 1:10 p.m. | A Complex Fetal Care Model Across Disciplines
    Jaimey Pauli, MD

    Objectives
    • Describe a collaborative model of prenatal care, delivery and post partum patient care across disciplines in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics, and Family and Community Medicine.
  • 2:10 p.m. | Keynote Presentation
    Recognizing Perinatal Mood Disorders: Strategies and Resources for Obstetric and Neonatal Providers
    Joanna CM Cole, PhD, PMH-C

    Objectives
    • Recognize common biopsychosocial risk factors for perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs).
    • Review the clinical prevalence of PMADs among expectant parents carrying a fetus with a congenital anomaly.
    • Identify the difference between baby blues and a perinatal mood disorder.
    • Discuss how this information can be used by obstetric and neonatal providers to support patients/alter management in future cases.
    • List additional Postpartum Support International resources available to patients and providers.
  • 3:10 p.m. | Closing Remarks/Adjournment

Committee

Laura Bixler
Complex Fetal Care Interim Manager
Penn State Health Children’s Hospital
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Rebekah Hudspath, BSN, RNC-OB
Complex Fetal Care Center Nurse Coordinator
Penn State Health Children’s Hospital
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Allison Irvin BSN, RN
Complex Fetal Care Center Nurse Coordinator
Penn State Health Children’s Hospital
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Amanda Kumler, BSN, RN
Complex Fetal Care Center Nurse Coordinator
Penn State Health Children’s Hospital
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Sara Mola, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Director of Neonatal Outreach
Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Penn State Health Children’s Hospital
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Yuanyi Murray, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Medical Director of Children’s Hospital Milk Lab
Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Penn State Health Children’s Hospital
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Debra Rovito, MSN, RN
Children’s Surgery Program Manager and Complex Fetal Care Center Manager
Penn State Health Children’s Hospital
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Jennifer Stoner, MA
Complex Fetal Care Center Clinical Counselor
Penn State Health Children’s Hospital
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Presenters

Tammy Corr, DO
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director of NICU Neurodevelopmental Follow-Up Clinic
Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Children’s Hospital

Michael Hulse, DO, MS
Assistant Professor of Radiology and Pediatrics
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Jaimey Pauli, MD
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Co-Director, Complex Fetal Care Center; Medical Director, Labor and Delivery; Chief of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Thomas Samson, MD, FACS, FAAP
Associate Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics and Neurosurgery
Surgeon-in-Chief, Penn State Children’s Hospital
Division of Plastic Surgery
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Bryan Stefek, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Division of Pediatric Cardiology
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S Hershey Medical Center

Credit

AMA

Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Fees

Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers:

  • In-person fee – $125 (first 15 in-person registrations received will receive an early bird $25 discount off the full registration fee = $100). The fee includes the cost of instruction, online handout materials and all listed meals.
  • Internet Live Course – $100

Nurses, Social Workers and Other Healthcare Professionals:

  • In-person fee – $75 (first 15 in-person registrations received will receive an early bird $25 discount off the full registration fee = $50). The fee includes the cost of instruction, online handout materials and all listed meals.
  • Internet Live Course – $50

Payment is required at the time of registration. If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at ContinuingEd@pennstatehealth.psu.edu.

Registrations received after Thursday, Oct. 20, will incur a $25 late fee.

Cancellations received after Friday, Oct. 14, will be assessed a $25 processing fee.

No refunds will be made for cancellations received after Tuesday, Oct. 18.

Evaluation

A completed evaluation is required in order to receive a certificate for attending this activity. Please complete and submit the evaluation within the specified time frame.

Cancellations

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a program is canceled or postponed, the University will refund any program registration fees paid but cannot be held responsible for any related costs, charges or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies.

Program registrants who are experiencing illness or have been exposed to anyone who is ill should contact the Continuing Education office before attending any in-person activities.

Changes

Content and speakers for all programs are subject to change. Registrants will be notified of any significant updates.

COVID-19

On-campus educational activities provided by Penn State College of Medicine Continuing Education are required to follow health care facility guidelines, including masks. Off-campus events provided by Penn State College of Medicine Continuing Education follow the COVID-19 requirements of that venue, which may not require masks. We ask that all participants respect that some attendees may still choose to wear masks for off-campus activities. Check the venue website for the latest requirements and recommendations. Please do not attend this activity if you have symptoms or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19. By attending the activity, you attest that you do not have any symptoms suggestive of COVID-19, which may include fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, loss of taste, loss of smell or any other sign of illness.

Access (ADA)

Penn State encourages people with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. Participants who anticipate needing any type of special accommodation or who have questions about the physical access provided should contact the Continuing Education office at least one week in advance of participation or visit.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest (COI and Educational Balance)

It is Penn State policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all educational programs. Faculty and course directors have disclosed relevant financial relationships with commercial companies, and Penn State has a process in place to mitigate any conflict of interest. Complete faculty disclosure will be provided to program participants at the beginning of the activity.

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