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Sponsored events

Sponsored events are open to all registered attendees, but you may only choose 1 event to attend per day. Sign up when you register for the meeting - confirmation will be forwarded at a later date. If you have already registered, you will receive separate information. All symposia and product theaters are complimentary and include food service provided by the sponsor.

Many of the sponsored events are already sold out. If you would like to be added to the waiting list, please enter your name as indicated on the top of the page when you are registering for sponsored events.

Tuesday, May 13

Training Program sponsored by Merck

5:30 -
8:30pm (light meal included)
Attendance limited to 50

(etonogestrel implant)

During the Clinical Training Program for NEXPLANON you will receive
hands-on training for insertion and removal procedures as well as implant
localization techniques. Completion of this course will allow you to order the
product from authorized distributor(s). Space is limited to 50; please register
early for the session.

session is not accredited for CEUs. The training is open only to advanced practice clinicians
with furnishing numbers or prescribing privileges in their state. It is Merck's
policy to verify all clinicians' practice, license, and eligibility information
in advance of the training. Merck will contact you directly if there is a
problem. Attendees are expected to attend the entire training which is
approximately 3 hours in duration. Certificates of attendance will not be
issued to those who arrive late or leave early.

Wednesday, May 14

Breakfast Symposium sponsored by
Ariosa Diagnostics
7:00 - 8:15 AM, Grand Ballroom I, Tower Building, 2nd level
Attendance limited to 300
Open to all attendees

Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing: making it work for
your patients

Complimentary program sponsored by
The Oral Health Nursing Education and Practice (OHNEP)

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Silver, Tower Building,
Mezzanine Level
Attendance limited to 100
Open to all attendees

New Clinical Challenge for the Midwifery Profession: Learn to Assess Pregnant Womens' Oral Health Status

Thursday, May 15

Student Lunch with ACNM Board & Staff
Sponsored by the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB)
May 15,
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

This event does not require sign-up in advance, but is only open to midwifery students, ACNM board members, and ACNM staff members.

Product Theater sponsored by Legally
Mine USA

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM, Location TBD
Attendance limited to 200

Understanding Legal Tools: The Key to
Lawsuit Prevention and Tax Reduction

Product Theater sponsored by Sequenom Laboratories
2:30 - 3:30 PM, Location TBD
Attendance limited to 200

The Evolution of Pregnancy Management.
Moving Beyond NIPT Through the Continuum of Care.

This program will discuss the present and future state of
prenatal testing and discuss how far we've come in a short period of time.
Testing evolution and potential applications will be discussed.

Symposium Reception sponsored by Illumina
6:30 - 7:30 PM, Location TBD

Non-invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT): Key Considerations for Women's Health Care Providers

Presented by: Lindsay Fosler, MS, CGC

Friday, May 16

Breakfast Symposium sponsored by DuchesnayUSA
7:00 - 8:15 AM, Grand Ballroom I, Tower Building, 2nd level 
Attendance limited to 300

Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy
(NVP): A New Treatment Perspective

Product Theater sponsored by The Dia

9:45 - 10:45 AM, Location TBD
Attendance limited to 200

Learn an evidence-based method to prevent and cure diastasis recti: The Dia Method

Product Theater sponsored by Hologic
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM, Governor's Square 15, Plaza Building, Concourse
Attendance limited to 200

Collaboration & Standardization to Improve Perinatal Outcomes: How midwives can lead the way

During the past decade, implementation of
standardized protocols has significantly reduced adverse perinatal outcomes.
Elimination of elective delivery before 39 weeks is the endpoint that has
received greatest attention in hospital-based, regional and statewide
systems-change projects. Many states have formed "Perinatal Collaboratives"
with goals to improve outcomes - often achieved through clinician adoption
& adherence to standardized protocols.