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2019 Neonatal Symposium

Baby foot and adult handAnnual Symposium Celebrating 39 Years of

Advances and Controversies in Neonatal Medicine

Presented by

  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Nursing Education and Professional Development
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center, The Mildred Stahlman Division of Neonatology

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Hilton Garden Inn
1715 Broadway
Nashville, TN
(615) 369-5900 or (877) 782-9444

Group rate of $169.00 per night available for lodging until October 6. Use code "NEO19" when booking by phone, or make hotel reservations online.

What you'll learn

This symposium features practical, take-home information for Neonatologists and Neonatal Nurse Practitioners addressing current issues in neonatal and perinatal medicine.

Neonatologists in academic and community hospital settings, neonatal nurse practitioners, and pediatricians will find the material relevant to their practice. Other members of the NICU interdisciplinary team, nurses, RTs, nutritionists, and pharmacists, may also find the information of value.

After this CME activity, participants should be able to describe and discuss

  • Clinical approaches to congenital heart disease, prenatal diagnosis and surgical repair of congenital defects, neonatal abstinence syndrome, necrotizing enterocolitis, prevention of lung injury, and nutritional management of preterm infants
  • Evidence-based antibiotic use in the NICU
  • Differential diagnoses of challenging neonatal radiologic case studies
  • Quality improvement methodology in the NICU

CME credit

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Nursing Education and Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation

Course directors

Jörn-Hendrik Weitkamp, M.D., FAAP
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Director for Patient-Oriented Research
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

Guest speakers

  • Michael K. Georgieff, M.D., University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital
  • Hannah Glass, M.D., University of California, San Francisco Benioff Children's Hospital
  • Martin Keszler, M.D., Women & Infants Hospital in Rhode Island
  • Paul Rozance, M.D., Children's Hospital Colorado
  • James L. Wynn, M.D., University of Florida Health Shands Children's Hospital

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Speakers

  • Gabriella Crane, M.D.
  • Tom Doyle, M.D.
  • Gerald Hickson, M.D.
  • Emily Morris, M.D.
  • Roxanne R. Stahl, MSN, APRN, NNP-BC
  • John “Jay” Wellons, III, M.D., MSPH

More information

Angie Tune
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
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2200 Children's Way
Nashville, TN 37232-9550

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