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Department of Pediatrics

Perinatal Nursing Symposium


Baylor College of Medicine Perinatal Outreach Program


Jan. 24, 2020


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


Online Registration

Additional Event Information

Perinatal Symposium Brochure



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 2020


Program Sessions



7 – 7:50 a.m.


Registration and Continental Breakfast


7:50 – 8 a.m.




8 – 9 a.m.


Obstetric Care in Economically Challenged Areas

Kelli Barbour M.D.

9 – 10 a.m.


The Role of Glucose Gel in Breast Fed Infants

Stephanie Deal M.D.

10 – 10:30 a.m.


Refreshment Break and Exhibits


10:30 – 11 a.m.


Cord Clamping: Delayed, Stripping, Milking

Kelli Barbour M.D.

11:30 – 12:30 p.m.


Fetal Intervention

Roopali Donepudi M.D.

12:30 – 1:45 p.m.


Lunch, Exhibits, Break (Prize Drawing)


1:45 – 2:45 p.m.

Breakout Session I




A (OB)

Gestational Diabetes

Stacy Strehlow M.D. MFM



Specialized Care of the Extremely Low Birth Weight Infant (Part 1)

Jennifer Gallegos RN, MSN, NNP

Delinda Castillo, RN, BSN



Understanding Neonatal Intraventricular Hemorrhage

Sharon Fassino RN, DNP, NNP

2:45 – 3 p.m.


Break and Exhibits


3 – 4 p.m.

Breakout Session II




A (OB)

Obstetric Morbidity and Mortality

Christina Davidson M.D.

Catherine Eppes M.D.



Specialized Care of the Extremely Low Birth Weight Infant (Part 2)

Jennifer Gallegos RN, MSN, NNP

Delinda Castillo, RN, BSN

  C (NEO) Neonatal X-ray Interpretation Sharon Fassino RN, DNP, NNP

4 – 4:15 p.m.


Break and Exhibits


4:15 – 5:15 p.m.


Maternal Chorioamnionitis and Assessing Sepsis Risk in the Newborn

Specialized Care of the Extremely Low Birth Weight Infant (Part 3)

Gregory Beckner M.D.
Athis Arunachalam M.D.

Jennifer Gallegos RN, MSN, NNP

Delinda Castillo, RN, BSN

5:15 – 5:30 p.m.





Committee 2020


Program Directors

Amit R. Bhatt, M.D.
Stacy Strehlow, M.D., MFM

Program Coordinators

Lisa Burns, RN, NNP-BC Chair
Stephanie Lai, MSN, NNP-BC Co-Chair

Program Committee

Kellie Kainer, RN, BSN
Dawn Miranda, RN

Program Support

Pamela A. Burns, RN, BS
Lisa Havins, MSN, NNP, PNP
Estrella Tabula, RN, BSN, CCRN
George Beasley, MCTS
Jacqueline Henrichson, AAS