AWHONN Pinellas Chapter

You are cordially invited to the

AWHONN Pinellas Chapter Meeting

Topic:  Anatomy & Physiology of Breastfeeding

Presented by Dawn Baltz, MSN, RN, IBCLC

1 CEU Pending Approval

Place:  Morton Plant Hospital Alder 3 Mom Baby Multipurpose Room  300 Pinellas St. Clearwater, Florida 33756

Tuesday, October 22nd Networking begins at 7 PM Presentation begins at 7:30 PM Followed by a tour of the OB Facility if interested.

Register by Eventbrite by October 21st.


AWHONN Central Florida

Monday, October 28, 2019

Registration:  5:30   Program:  6:00


Neonatal hypoglycemia


Sue Bowles, DNP, APRN, RNC-NIC, CBC, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Neonatal Services, WPH


Abbott Nutrition


AdventHealth For Women

First Floor Classroom

$5 for AWHONN members and students

$10 for Non-Members

Remember to bring a friend!!


Please register for meeting by

Friday, October 25, 2019

We need an accurate head count for food!


Link for Eventbrite is below:


Questions?  Contact

or Jeni Bowlin 321-696-8069 or Tracy Fitzpatrick 407-496-6360 with any questions


AWHONN Lee Collier County

Come learn about the Maternal- Infant transport team & how we are caring for women and infants throughout our community!

Nikki Shimko RN, BSN, CCRN, CPN C-NPT and Alycia Wolf BSN, RNC, EMT-P will be updating us on our region’s maternal-child transport program.

About this Event

The Lee-Collier Chapter AWHONN chapter is hosting this event to help spread the word on the regional maternal transport program in Lee and surronding counties. AWHONN members and non-members are welcome!

To Register:

AWHONN Members:  $10.00

Non-Members:  $12.50

AWHONN Brevard/Indian River Chapter

Fall Kick Off Pizza Party & Meeting

Come on out for an evening of networking with your colleagues!  Help us kick off and plan the year with your suggestions for meeting times and topics.

Pizza and Soft Drinks provided

Cost $5   Register at the door!

September 30th 7:00 PM-8:30 PM

Also mark your calendars for our next AWHONN March Madness!  One day seminar scheduled for Thursday, March 26m 2020 in Cocoa, Florida

AWHONN Broward Chapter Meeting

Please join the Broward chapter of AWHONN for a dinner presentation on

“Patient Rights” 


Dr. Mark Spence, MD, FACOG

Chief of OBGYN at North Shore Medical Center

This dynamic presentation will:

  1. Present the authorities’ position regarding patient rights.
  2. Discuss the principles of medical ethics in relation to the authorities and patient’s rights.
  3. Review cases on issues surrounding patient rights.

1.0 Contact hour is pending for approval provided by North Shore Medical Center.

Dinner sponsored by Mead Johnson Nutrition.

Event registration and networking begins at 6PM; Program starts at 6.30PM.

Attention Nurses! Let’s promote mentoring by inviting a new nurse who recently, within the past year, entered the Perinatal speciality!  You will receive one entry to a raffle prize for each new recruit.

We look forward to seeing you! Please bring a copy of your ticket to the event. You can save it on your smart devices or via the eventbrite app.

To Register:


AWHONN Jacksonville Chapter Meeting

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

This webinar will discuss the physiology of opiate and buprenorphine transfer across the placenta and explain the agonist/antagonist action

About this Event

Learning Objectives:

    • Compare data about maternal use of methadone, buprenorphine and nicotine use and the length of time pharmacotheraphy is required for neonatal abstinence syndrome.
    • Discuss the use of buprenorphine, oral morphine and methadone for neonatal abstinence syndrome.
    • Review the importance of non-pharmacological therapies to support the newborn experiencing neonatal opioid withdrawal to include the physical environment of care, parent partner care model.
    • Outline key nursing assessments and interventions aimed at preventing and minimizing the risk of cesarean surgical complications

AWHONN Members may complete an evaluation online at to receive 1.0 hours CNE available through 12/31/2019.

We would like representatives from Baptist South, St Vincent’s Riverside, and UF Health Jacksonville to speak on a panel about the FPQC NAS Initiative. Please contact Amanda if interested, 904-472-0115.

Click Here To Register:

AWHONN Palm Beach Treasure Coast Chapter Meeting

AWHONN’s Palm Beach and Treasure Coast Chapter invites you to an educational evening. Join us at Morton’s Steakhouse in Boca Raton. Enjoy fun, food, important education and networking with your colleagues. This program is designed for those who work in an area of maternal child, labor & delivery, newborn nursery, postpartum and neonatal ICU.

Title: Newborn Stem Cells: Current & Potential Clinical Applications

Presented by Heather Brown, MS, CGC Vice President, Clinical Innovation

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Registration begins at 5:30 PM

1 contact hour provided by Palms West Hospital

Location: Morton’s Steakhouse, 5050 Town Center Circle, Boca Raton, FL 33486

Cost $10.00 for AWHONN members and $15.00 for all others

Please register for yourself – single registrations only. Nursing license number is needed. Seating is limited.

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Evidence Based Strategies to Optimize Intended Vaginal birth

Jessica Brumley CNM, PhD  Director Division of Midwifery University of South Florida


Review the guidelines for diagnosis and management of labor dystocia.

Understand the hormonal physiology that contributes to labor progress.

Review techniques for interventions that promote labor progress.

  • Discuss the nursing role in implementation of evidence based strategies that promote labor progress.  Main Entrance- you will go to the West Pavilion Elevators.  Go to the 4th floor.  When you exit the elevators check in with the security guard and get a pass. Once checked in, turn left (from facing the security desk) and make the next left before entering the NICU. Follow that hallway to the next right and the conference room will be at the end of the hallway on the right hand side. Fee for parking in the parking garage
  • Registration starts at 6pm- speakers will start at 6:15pmDinner provided by Abbott
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