Perinatal Quality and Safety Update: AWHONN's Maryland Section Conference
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The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses' (AWHONN) Maryland Section state-wide conference will provide perinatal nurses with key updates on perinatal quality and safety topics. The conference logistics, topics and speakers are under the direction of the AWHONN Maryland Section Conference Planning Committee. The Institute for Perinatal Quality Improvement (PQI) is hosting the registration process.

When: October 6, 2017
Where: Maritime Conference Center
692 Maritime Boulevard
Lithicum Heights, Maryland  21090
United States
Contact: Debra Bingham, DrPH, RN, FAAN (Member of the Program Planning Committee)

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Conference Objectives: 
a) Discuss perinatal quality and safety issues in the state of Maryland.
b) Identify practical strategies and tactics that nurses can implement in an effort to improve perinatal outcomes.

Continuing Nursing Education:

A CNE application is pending approval.

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Keynote Speaker:



Cheryl Roth, PhD, WHNP-BC, RNC-OB, RNFA


How Nurses are Working to Reduce Primary Cesarean Births

Dr. Cheryl Roth has been a nurse for 38 years and has worked in all areas of women’s health since 1981.  She is currently working as the Nurse Practitioner in HonorHealth Scottsdale Shea’s Level III High Risk Obstetrics unit.  Her duties include clinical oversight of the Antepartum High Risk Unit, responsibility for all nursing research projects on her units, and assistance with education.  As Coordinator of the CCC (Coordinated Care Program for Complex Moms and Babies), she manages an innovative program to support patients with high risk diagnoses during pregnancy, delivery, and throughout the postpartum stay.  She has recently completed a term on the AWHONN National Board of Directors. Cheryl is an active member of the Nursing Research Council and sits on the HonorHealth IRB.  She has presented both internationally and nationally on many topics, including fetal monitoring and high risk pregnancy.  She received her PhD in Global Nursing from the University of Texas at Tyler in 2014, and her dissertation was titled “Human Factors Contributing to Nursing Errors”.  She has multiple publications in Nursing for Women’s Health, JOGNN, JONA, Nursing Forum, and MCN. 



Download the Conference Flyer here

Click here for the list of Maryland Section Leaders and Section Conference Planning Committee

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