2018 Retreat Schedule

Pre-registration is Required

**New this year- Optional Early Arrival**

Thursday, August 23

Pre-register for Afternoon Kayaking, Cookout and Sleepover.

Friday, August 24 

Check In: 7:45-8:15 a.m. 

7:30-8:00 Welcome, Check In

8:30-5:15 Karen Strange, CPM, AAP/ NRP (We will begin promptly at 8:30)

Integrative Resuscitation of the Newborn

Neonatal Resuscitation Program Hands-On

(Karen will have CEU's available for purchase for this workshop)

6:00 Check in for Friday PM arrivals

6:30 Low Country Boil & Swimming (This is included in the Retreat pricing. If registered for NRP Only, dinner tickets may be purchased for $25 here)

10:30 Settle into the Cabin

Saturday, August 25

7:00 Sunrise Yoga with Becca Bond

8:15 Breakfast

9:00 Karen Strange, CPM, AAP/NRP

“Beyond the Basics: Resuscitation of the Newborn. Top 5 Failures in Neonatal Resuscitation (and How to Avoid Them)” *

10:30 Dan Haller, Financial Advisor 

"Foundations of Investing"

12:00 Lunch Panel with Henci Goer, Justine Clegg, Belinda Leshea, & Karen Strange

"Future of Midwifery in America"

1:30 Henci Goer- Double sessions:

"Preventative Induction: Does Mother Nature Know Best?" * and

"Rx for Ailing Maternity Care System" *

4:30 Justine Clegg, CPM 

"The Second Victim: Vicarious Trauma in Midwifery Practice" *

6:00 Dinner

7:00 Andie Nantz 

“Inanna’s Descent: Ancient Myth as Emotional Preparation for the Childbearing Year”

9:00 Campfire Talks/ Midwives After Hours

Sunday, August 26 

6:30 Sunrise Yoga with Becca Bond

7:45 Breakfast

8:15 Christine Strothers, CPM, RN, IBCLC

“Walking the Midwifery Path: Preceptor- Apprentice Relationships” *

9:45  Sakina O’Uhuru, CNM, MS 

“Reducing Black Maternal Mortality: Birth Workers as Agents for Change” *

11:15 Belinda Leshea, CNM, DEM

"Unity for Midwives: We are Stronger Together!" *

12:45 Lunch*   NACPM Affiliate Sessions * w/ Lori Gibson, CPM, LM, MBC and Susan Smartt-Cook, CPM (virtually joining). All are invited to attend.

2:45 CPR for Healthcare Providers (Preregistration is required, and is NOT included in the Retreat Combo Registration.)

Let us know if you want to volunteer during the retreat. Help will be needed in areas such as check in table, session sign in sheets, cleaning, etc. Click the arrows to send us an email to let us know you're willing!

* The sessions with a star (*) beside it have MEAC approval for 11 contact hours, and 1 ACNM contact hour for Karen Strange's Saturday session.  Certificates will be available for purchase at the Retreat for $25.00.  Schedule is subject to change.