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Speakers Announced for the 45th Annual Perinatal Conference

Apr 26, 2019 01:32PM ● By Alyssa McGinnis

UnityPoint Health® – St. Luke’s will host the 45th Annual Perinatal Conference on Thursday, May 16, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at St. Luke’s Auditorium at the hospital in Sioux City. The conference offers continuing education credit for physicians, mid-levels, nurses and other health care professionals from across the region who provide prenatal and perinatal care to mothers and newborns.

This year’s conference will highlight a number of important prenatal and perinatal topics including obstetric-related venous thromboembolism, obstetrical management of intrauterine growth restriction and neonatal complications of IUGR, newborn tongue-tie, understanding and preventing sudden unexpected infant death, and a close look at SSRI use in pregnancy and the 4th trimester.

Conference faculty include: Angela J. Aldrich, MD, FACOG,Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Siouxland Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sioux City, IA; Ann L. Anderson Berry, MD, PH.D., Neonatologist, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE; Stephanie L. Burger, MD, and Sarah P. Powell, MD, Otolaryngologists, Ear, Nose and Throat Consultants, Dakota Dunes, SD; Alfred D. Fleming, MD, FACOG, Chairman, Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynecology; Director, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s, Sioux City, IA; Sandra K. Granger, MD, Pediatric Hospitalist, UnityPoint Health - St. Luke’s, Sioux City, IA; and Hemant K. Satpathy, MD, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Methodist Women’s Hospital, Omaha, NE

Continuing education credit will be awarded for nurses and CME and AAFP credit is pending for physicians and mid-level providers. The cost of the conference is $89 and $99 after May 9, 2019. The registration fee covers conference materials, recording of continuing education credit, luncheon, and refreshments. There will be numerous exhibitor booths on display offering door prizes and giveaways. To register, go to unitypoint.org/professionaleducation. For further assistance, call the Department of Education and Lifelong Learning at (712) 279-8941 or 1-800-352-4660, ext. 8941, or email[email protected]