Baylor College of Medicine Perinatal Outreach Program

Jan. 18, 2019

This annual symposium is jointly presented by Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine.

Sheraton Suites — Galleria, 2400 W. Loop S., Houston, Texas 77027

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Program Goal

The goal of this symposium will allow the registered nurse to incorporate current concepts and issues related to prenatal, perinatal and postnatal care to her/his practice, enabling the nurse to anticipate the needs of the pregnant woman, fetus and neonate, thereby improving the care and services provided to this population.

CNE Credits

The activity has been submitted to the Texas Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. Texas Nurses Association – Approver is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This CNE activity has been jointly provided by Baylor College of Medicine collaboratively with Texas Children’s Hospital.

Program Agenda 2019


Program Sessions



7 – 7:50 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:50 – 8 a.m.


8 – 9 a.m.

Neonatal Hypoglycemia
When should you treat?

Sharon Fassino, DNP, RN, NNP-BC

9 – 10 a.m.

Prenatal Aneuploidy Screening and Genetic Carrier Testing:  A Review

Andrea Moon, MS, CGC

10 – 10:30 a.m.

Refreshment Break and Exhibits

10:30 – 11 a.m.

Implications of Chorioamnionitis in Mom and Baby

Karen McNeal, MSN, RNC-OB, CNM

11:30 – 12:30 p.m.

Hand Hygiene and the Nest

Gautham Suresh, M.D., DM, MS, FAAP

12:30 – 1:45 p.m.

Lunch, Exhibits, Break (Prize Drawing)

1:45 – 2:45 p.m.

Breakout Session I

A (OB)

OB Amniotic Fluid Embolism

Irene Stafford, M.D., MFM


Healthcare Associated Infections

Gautham Suresh, M.D., DM, MS, FAAP


Human Milk

Amy Hair, M.D.

2:45 – 3 p.m.

Break and Exhibits

3 – 4 p.m.

Breakout Session II

A (OB)

Maternal Diseases Affecting Pregnancy Outcomes

Stacy Strehlow, M.D.


Non Invasive Ventilation in the NICU

Robert Menchaca, RRT

4 – 4:15 p.m.

Break and Exhibits

4:15 – 5:15 p.m.

General Session: Resuscitation at the Borderline of Viability

Frank Placencia, M.D.

5:15 – 5:30 p.m.