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Saturday, June 27

Oral health program/workshop
Teeth for Two: Midwives as Frontline Providers of Oral Health Care for Pregnant Women and Their Newborns
1:00 - 5:00PM; Sponsored by the Oral Health Nursing Education and Practice Program (OHNEP)

Presenters: Judith Haber, PhD, APRN, BC, FAAN; Erin
Hartnett, DNP, APRN-BC; Jill B. Fernandez, RDH, MPH; Paulomi Niles, CNM, MSN,
MPH; Jacquelyn Fried, RDH, MS;

Facilitators: Alice Horowitz, PhD, RDH; Kellie Bryant, DNP,

Oral health is key to overall health and well-being of
pregnant women and their babies. The exciting interprofessional role of
midwives in promoting oral health during pregnancy and preventing early
childhood caries in their newborns will be emphasized. During this interactive
workshop, clinical competencies related to oral health assessment, oral health
promotion interventions, and collaborative partnerships with interprofessional
community colleagues and resources will be developed. Strategies for
integrating oral health competencies in midwifery program curricula, including
Smiles for Life, will be presented.

Nexplanon Training Program
Clinical Training Program for NEXPLANON (etonogestrel implant) 68 mg Radiopaque
5:00 - 7:00PM; Sponsored by Merck Women's Health

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). This session is not
accredited for continuing education credit. The training is open only to MD/DO,
NP, PA, CNMs or CMs and Residents authorized to perform the procedures entailed
in the insertion and removal of NEXPLANON in the jurisdiction where they
practice. 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.

Midwives of Color Reception
7:00 - 9:00PM

Heart of Midwifery
9:00 - 11:00PM

Sunday, June 28

Division of Global Health Reception
7:30 - 9:30PM

Movie Night
8:00 - 9:30PM

Midwifery Business Network Reception
8:30 - 10:30PM

Monday, June 29

Medicines360's overview of LILETTA - a new 52mg Levonorgestrel releasing IUS
6:30 - 7:30AM; Sponsored by Medicines360

Presenter: Linda Dominguez

Medicines360 is an innovative nonprofit global
pharmaceutical company focused exclusively on women's health. We were formed in
2009 to provide all women with the ability to choose and obtain quality
medicines, regardless of their socioeconomic status, insurance, or geographic
location. Come to this session to learn about Medicines360's recently
FDA-approved hormonal IUD.

Implementation of Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) in Clinical Practice
6:30 - 7:30AM; Sponsored by Natera

Presenter: Melissa Stosic, MS, CGC, Director of Medical
Education, Natera

Presentation on the advantages of Natera's unique technology
for Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) and utilization in clinical practice.

Product Theater
Keys to Locking-out Lawsuits and Lowering Taxes
11:45AM - 12:45PM; Sponsored by Legally Mine USA

Presenter: Dan McNeff

Upon completion of the presentation, the attendees will
understand: Correct structuring strategies to protect all assets (business and
personal) from any lawsuit, from any direction; How through understanding your
legal structuring you can lower your income tax and eliminate capital gains and
estate taxes; and the proper usage (individually and in strategic combination)
of trusts, partnerships, and LLC's among other entities. With the current
economic difficulties, people are more likely to resort to acts of desperation
to get by. Taxes are climbing increasingly higher, and the nation in general
has accepted the idea that lawsuits are a legitimate way to get income, even if
the lawsuit is filed under false pretenses. This course will teach attendees
how to protect 100% of their personal and business assets while reducing their
taxes with the same tools.

Product Theater
Advances in Preeclampsia
2:30 - 3:30PM; Sponsored by rEVO Biologics, Inc.

PRESERVE-1 (Prospective Randomized Evaluation of the Safety
and Efficacy of Recombinant Antithrombin in Very Preterm Pre-Eclampsia) is a
Phase 3 clinical study for ATryn [antithrombin (Recombinant)] for the
treatment of preeclampsia diagnosed in pregnant women between 23 and 30 weeks
gestational age. The goal of the study is to assess if the addition of
antithrombin to the current treatment standard can safely prolong pregnancy and
improve newborn outcomes. Learn more about the PRESERVE-1 study and study

Foundation Fundraiser
8:00 - 10:00PM

Tuesday, June 30

Non-invasive Prenatal Testing: NEXT Steps For Midwives
7:00 - 8:15AM; Sponsored by Ariosa Diagnostics

Presenter: Jessica Hooks, MS, CGC

Non-invasive prenatal testing has rapidly become a preferred method of aneuploidy screening, given its high sensitivity and low false positive rate. The recent publication of the landmark NEXT study in the New England Journal of Medicine directly compares the performance of first trimester combined screening to the Harmony non-invasive prenatal test in a general pregnancy population of almost 16,000 women. Come join us for a detailed review of the results of this study and discussion of the implications for utilization of NIPT in midwifery practice moving forward.

Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy (NVP): A Different Treatment Option
7:00 - 8:15AM; Sponsored by DuchesnayUSA

Speaker: Loral Patchen, CNM

Duchesnay USA is a unique health care company devoted to
safeguarding the health and well-being of expectant women and their unborn
babies. In April 2013, we received FDA approval of Diclegis (doxylamine
succinate 10 mg, pyridoxine hydrochloride 10 mg), available in pharmacies
nationwide. To learn more, visit,, or visit us at
Booth #601.

Lobby Day - ACNM will organize so that members can visit
congressional offices and discuss issues of importance to midwifery
1:00 - 4:00PM

Midwives-PAC Rally
4:30 - 6:30PM

Awards Dinner
7 - 9:00PM

Midwifery Celebration Afterparty
9:00PM - 12 midnight