2018 Texas AWHONN Conference Program

2018 AWHONN TX Brochure


Conference Learning Outcome Statement:

The Registered Nurse and Advance Practice RN working with women and newborn will know the current and evidence-based approaches for assessing and managing their health issues to improve and strengthen clinical practices to achieve the highest quality patient outcomes. Topics included in this conference are breast-feeding, maternal mortality & morbidity, postpartum hemorrhage and depression, emergence of congenital syphilis & Zika virus, infant hyperbilirubinemia, and the opioid/drug crisis.  They will also recognize best care practices, requirements and standards to pursue Baby-Friendly Designation.



Registered nurses, Advance Practice Registered Nurses, physicians and multidisciplinary team members in obstetrics, gynecology, neonatology and women’s health care.


Approval statement:

“University of Texas Medical Branch Continuing Nursing Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association – Approver, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.”


This education activity is being joint provided by University of Texas Medical Branch Continuing Nursing Education and  Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses – Texas Chapter.


Contact Hours:

This activity awards up to 13.0 CNE contact hours. Attend each day entirely for partial credit or pre-conference plus both days entirely for full credit.



The planning committee members and presenters/ authors/content reviewers of this CNE activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships related to the planning or implementation of this CNE activity.

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