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2020 Midwives LEAD Schedule


Sunday, November 1, 2020 – Session 1

Event Time

Event Type

Event Title/Speaker

12:00 PM – 12:10 PM ET

Welcome

Welcome to ACNM Midwives LEAD

12:10 PM – 1:00 PM ET

Education Session

Midwifery Leadership: Leadership Principles for Guiding Professional Growth (Denise Smith, PhD, CNM)

Participants will be able to:
  • Define midwifery leadership and transformational leadership.
  • Describe principles of leadership based on the model of “Be, Know, Do.” 
  • Discuss opportunities for midwives to lead.

1:00 PM - 1:10 PM ETBreakBreak

1:10 PM – 2:00 PM ET

Education Session

Mindfulness, Leadership and Innovation (Teri Pipe, PhD, RN)
  • Learner will describe 3 attributes of mindfulness
  • Learner will identify 2 ways mindfulness, leadership and innovation are related
  • Learner will identify 2-3 practical ways they can bring the mindfulness practices into their personal or professional settings
2:00 PM – 2:10 PM ET

Break

Break

2:10 PM – 3:00 PM ET

Education Session

Navigating a Crisis Grounded in Values (Heather Bradford, CNM, ARNP, FACNM, Melicia Escobar, CNM, WHNP-BC, Kelly A. Grady, EdD, & Kelly Walker, DNP, CNM, FACNM)

Participants will be able to:
  • Understand how grounding of common values and goals assists with achieving desired outcomes 
  • Identify strengths within a team and empower each member to utilize them
  • Value collaborative decision-making when navigating a crisis 
  • Understand the importance of making wellness an explicit component of crisis management

3:00 PM – 3:50 PM ET

Action Session

Creating the Vision for the Leader You Want to Become (Ann Konkoly, CNM)

Participants will be able to:
  • Understand the power of creating a vision for what leadership means to you
  • Identify a personal team of support
  • Chart a path based on your EI inventory
  • Understand how mindfulness and self-awareness contribute to your EI
3:50 PM – 4:00 PM ET

Closing

Closing Notes & Recap




Sunday, November 8, 2020 – Session 2


Event Time

Event Type

Event Title/Speaker

12:00 PM – 12:10 PM ET

Welcome

Welcome Back!

12:10 PM – 1:00 PM ET

Education Session

How to Use Systems-Level Thinking (David Dibble)

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET

Education Session

Using Evidence for Decision Making (Lynn Gallagher Ford, PhD, RN)

2:00 PM – 2:10 PM ET

Break

Break

2:10 PM – 3:00 PM ET

Education Session

Project Management Skills (Kate Chenok, MBA)

The session will review practical strategies
for creating and managing teams. Participants will learn:
  • How to build your improvement team and manage stakeholders
  • Project management tools to guide your work
  • Communications tools to support your work
3:00 PM – 3:50 PM ET

Education Session

Quality Improvement Tools: PDSA and Small Tests of Change (Cathy Emeis, PhD, CNM, FACNM, Ann Forster Page, DNP, CNM, ARRN, FACNM)

3:50 PM – 4:00 PM ET

Closing

Closing Notes & Recap




Sunday, November 15, 2020 – Session 3


Event Time

Event Type

Event Title/Speaker

2:00 PM – 2:10 PM ET

Welcome

Welcome Back!

2:10 PM – 3:00 PM ET

Education Session

Dimensions of Diversity and Cultural Humility: Implicit Bias Skills (Juliette Blount, NP)

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET

Education Session

Responsible Leadership: Creating a Culture of Inclusion through Strategic Recruitment and Hiring in Research, Education, and Practice (Rana Barar, BA, MPH, Celina Cunanan, CNM, FACNM, MSN, Assata Zerai, PhD)

  • Participants will be introduced to the Division of Equity and Inclusion at the University of New Mexico and learn examples of goals and resources offered by such units.
  • Participants will become familiar with organizational theory and educational research examining the strengths of diversity and how to build an inclusive work environment.
  • Participants will learn ways to close opportunity gaps for staff who are critical to achieving their organization’s mission.

4:00 PM – 4:10 PM ET

Break

Break

4:10 PM – 5:00 PM ET

Education Session

Joint Session w/ Students LEAD: Making Connections: Networking & Vision Building in Action (Ann Konkoly, CNM)

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM ET

Education Session

Joint Session w/ Students LEAD: Panel on Midwifery Leadership in Action

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