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Eventbrite - Neonatal McArtor Symposium

Friday, May 13, 2016 8am-3:45 pm
New Hanover Regional Medical Center Auditorium
Wilmington, North Carolina

Target Audience
Neonatologists, Obstetricians, Pediatricians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Physician Residents, Family Medicine Practitioners, Respiratory Therapists, Nurses, and Pharmacists.

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Maternal infections and Their Lifelong
Consequences to the Fetus

Conference Overview
Maternal infections threaten the well-being and survival of the developing fetus. The dire consequences of the ensuing inflammatory response to infections in utero can have lifelong consequences.

Attendees of this conference will learn from nationally renowned experts the most recent evidence-based knowledge related the inflammatory response to sepsis, as well as prophylactic and treatment strategies that can be applied to improve pregnancy and neonatal outcomes.

Course Objectives

1. Describe effective prevention strategies for various types of maternal infection
2. Explain evidence-based methods for treating and managing infectious diseases in utero
3. Discuss common viral, bacterial and parasitic infections during pregnancy and their potential impact on the fetus

Program Summary click here
by Maria-Cristina Javier, MD
Director of Medical Education


Richard Polin MD
Director, Division of Neonatology, Children’s Hospital of New York Professor of Pediatrics Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Editor of the textbook: Fetal and Neonatal Physiology
Topic: Recent Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Neonatal Sepsis click here for presentation

Laura E. Riley, MD
Director, Labor and Delivery Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology Infectious Disease
Massachusetts General Hospital
1. Fever in Labor: What Does That mean for the Neonate?
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2. Maternal Hepatitis B and C Infection: Other Consequences of Opioid Abuse
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Reese Clark, MD
Vice-President and Co-Director forThe Center for Research, Education,
and Quality Pediatrix Medical Group,Neonatologist at Greenville Memorial Hospital

Topic: Staphylococcus Aureus Infections in Infants – What We Need to Know click here for presentation

Gina Berthold, MD
Infectious Diseases, Wilmington Health
Topic: Vertical Transmission of HIV: Prevention, Challenges and Breakthroughs click here for presentation

Molly J. Stout, MD, MSCI
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynocology
Divsion of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Washington University at St. Louis
Topic: Vaginal Microbiome in Pregnancy State of the Union Bugs and Drugs click here for presentation

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