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Quillen College of Medicine

Northeast Tennessee Regional Maternal Health Forum

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Northeast Tennessee Regional Maternal Health Forum

Friday, August 3rd, 2018


Tennessee College of Applied Technology

426 Highway 91 North

Elizabethton, TN 37643


About this Conference:
This one day conference will focus on available interventions for the prenatal and postpartum woman and maternal mental health. The conference includes larger group lectures and three separate breakout tracks in the afternoon, allowing providers the opportunity to learn valuable best practice recommendations from experts in the field and to choose which topics apply specifically to their practice in a smaller classroom setting.

Click here to view the agenda

Click here to view presentations (as they become available).

Target Audience:
The target audience includes physician specialties like family medicine, internal medicine, OB/GYN, pediatrics, psychiatry, surgery, and emergency medicine as well as advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurses, medical or nursing students, physical therapists, psychologists, other mental health professionals and birth professionals, including doulas and midwives.

Overall Conference Objectives:

As a result of attending this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Appropriately assess or recognize the need for further intervention in the prenatal and postpartum woman concerning
  • Perinatal mood disorders and the need for medication to treat mental health conditions

  • The need for physical therapy or nonpharmaceutical interventions for pain relief and pelvic floor health

  • Relations between mom and baby in at-risk mothers

  • Breastfeeding barriers and the provision of appropriate recommendations around breastfeeding and medication safety

  • Discuss the value of preconceptual health in women of childbearing age and feel comfortable initiating conversations around:
  • Birth control concurrent with opioid prescribing

  • Birth options in at-risk mothers, including available nonpharmacologic interventions

  • The increased risk for NAS with the utilization of certain medications and substances
  • Recognize community resources appropriate for women when further intervention is needed than what the practitioner can provide.

426 Highway 91 North, Elizabethton, TN 37643

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 All Registrants $50.00

Cancellation Policy:
Registration fees are refundable less a $50.00 administrative fee, for cancellations received in writing a minimum of 14 days prior to the activity date. Refunds are not provided when the registration fee is $50.00 or less, or when a cancellation request is received less than 14 days prior to the start of the activity.

ETSU Quillen College of Medicine reserves the right to cancel CME activities. If an activity is cancelled, registrants will receive a full refund.

Click here to register or call (423) 439 - 8027 

Activity Director:
Jillian Reece, Director
Carter County Drug Prevention Coalition 

Educational Planner:
 Elizabeth Wolf, Educational Planner
Elizabeth Wolf, MBA, CPPS, CPHRM
Educational Planner
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Quillen College of Medicine
East Tennessee State University
(423) 439-8088

Conflicts of Interest:
Activity Director Disclosure
Jillian Reece None
Planning Committe Members Disclosure
Casey Carringer, MBA None
Gratia Cash None
Patty Harnois-Church, MSH, MHA None
Kristina Dulaney, RN None
Laura Gay None
Chast Hite, RNC, IBCLC None
Nicole Moore, BS, CPS None
Diana Morelen PhD None
Allison Rollans, BS None
Cynthia Thomas, DO, MPH None
Lisa Tipton, LADAC  None
Ashlee Williams None
Elizabeth Wolf, MBA, CPPS, CPHRM None
Samantha Wright, PDLD, CBE None


ACCME Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University and the Carter County Drug Prevention Coalition. The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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CME Credit: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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CNE Credit: Up to 7 continuing nursing education hours have been approved for this conference. East Tennessee State University College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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