FEB 2022 CCSS: Challenges in Women’s and Infants’ Health

February 24, 2022

Program Description

This event highlights current evidence-based practices, policies, recommendations and initiatives on women and infants’ health issues including nutrition and breastfeeding support, pelvic health, sex and gender influences, ethical considerations, perinatal loss, and newborn pain. The educational content is created by Subject Matter Experts in the ethical, research, academic and medical domains of the military and civilian health care sectors. The primary focus of this event aims to enhance the quality of patient outcomes and population health by providing advanced continuing education opportunities to improve the practice, skills, and knowledge of health care providers across the Military Health System (MHS).

 

Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Physician Assistants, Optometrists, Social Workers, Psychologists, Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Lab Technicians,  Registered Dieticians, Dietetic Technicians, Athletic Trainers, Case Managers, Certified Counselors, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Kinesiotherapists, Healthcare Executives, and other health care professionals who support/ care for U.S. active-duty service members, reservists, Coast Guard, Public Health Service, National Guardsmen, military veterans and their families. 

 

Continuing Education

This CE/CME activity is provided through the DHA J-7 CEPO and is approved for a total of 7.00 CE/CMEs.

One of the sessions, Session 3, will be eligible for 0.1 APTA CEU.

 

Commercial Support:

No commercial support was provided for this activity.

 

Participation Costs:

There is no cost to participate in this activity.

 

CE/CME Inquiries:

For all CE/CME related inquiries, please contact us at: dha.ncr.j7.mbx.continuing-education-office@mail.mil.

Course summary
Course opens: 
01/24/2022
Course expires: 
03/10/2022
Event starts: 
02/24/2022 - 7:45am EST
Event ends: 
02/24/2022 - 5:00pm EST

Time (ET)

Titles/Speakers

Learning Objectives (If Applicable)

0745-0750

Welcome Remarks

Lolita T. O’Donnell, Ph.D., M.S.N., R.N.
Division Chief, Leadership Education Analysis Development
Sustainment (LEADS) Division

Academic Superintendent, Continuing Education Program
Office (CEPO), J-7, Education and Training (E&T) Directorate,
Defense Health Agency (DHA)

Falls Church, Va.

0750-0800

Opening Remarks

Sally G. Haskell, M.D., M.S.
Deputy Chief Consultant for Clinical Operations
Director of Comprehensive Women’s Health
Women’s Health Services, Patient Care Services
Veterans Health Administration
Washington, D.C.

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Moderator

Navy Cmdr. Monica A. Lutgendorf, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.
Chair, Department of Gynecologic Surgery & Obstetrics
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS)
Bethesda, Md.

0800-0900

S01: Sex and Gender:
How They Influence Women’s Health and  Diseases


Sarah Temkin, M.D.
Associate Director for Clinical Research
Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Bethesda, Md.

  1. Explain the role of the ORWH and NIH on women’s health, including clinical research and practice.
  2. Compare the male and female genetic and physiological make-up and their contribution to health.
  3. Differentiate sex from gender and their effects to health and diseases.
  4. Describe how social constructs influence health.
  5. Identify diseases that have higher prevalence in women.

0900-0910

Break

 

0910-1010

S02: Select Nutritional Diagnoses
in the Child Bearing Female: Clinical Implications

Army Capt. Amanda Cain, M.S., R.D., L.D., C.L.C.
Chief, Nutrition Services
U.S. Army Medical Department Activity (MEDDAC) Bavaria
Vilseck, Germany

  1. Identify example diagnoses in the child-bearing female and know when to send to Nutrition for consultation.
  2. List the main nutrition food groups and identify sources of each.
  3. Provide basic examples of carbohydrate counting.
  4. Articulate the diet progression of infant food introduction

 

1010-1020

Break

 

1020-1120

S03: Military Medicine & the Modern Woman:
A Pelvic Health Perspective


Katherine Miles, D. P.T., P.T., W.C.S.
Board-Certified Clinical Specialist
Women's Health Physical Therapy
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC)
Women's Health Clinic

Bethesda, Md.

  1. Summarize the recent history of women’s service in the United States Armed Forces.
  2. Describe unique challenges faced by women in the military as it relates to pelvic health and physical fitness.
  3. Explain the role and function of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy (PHPT) in the multidisciplinary care of women’s health and wellness.

1120-1130

Break

 

1130-1230

  S04: Perinatal Loss:
  Policy Updates and Best Practices

 
  Air Force Lt. Col. Larissa F. Weir, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

  Chair, DHA Women and Infant Clinical Community
  Air Force Surgeon General Chief Women’s Health Consultant
  Readiness Analysis Comprehensive Evaluation (RACE) Team

  Air Force Medical Readiness Agency
  Associate Professor of Gynecologic Surgery and Obstetrics
  USUHS
  Falls Church, Va.

  1. Define perinatal loss and summarize its scope in the Military Health System and beyond.
  2. Identify best practices for the care of birth parents and families who experience perinatal loss.
  3. Review recent Service and DHA policy updates related to perinatal loss.
  4. Discuss future efforts to support perinatal loss within the Military Health System. 

 

1230-1330

Break

 

1330-1430

S05: Evidence-Based Practice Guideline:
Breastfeeding Support of the Active Duty Servicewoman


Heidi A. Koslo, D.N.P., A.P.R.N., F.N.P.-B.C., I.B.C.L.C.
Family Nurse Practitioner
Pediatric Outpatient Clinic
Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER), Alaska

 

Robyn A. Roche-Paull, B.S.N., R.N.C.-M.N.N., I.B.C.L.C.
Registered Nurse/ Lactation Consultant
Madigan Army Medical Center
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

  1. Analyze existing policies across U.S. military branches and discuss the applicability of the Evidence-based Practice Guideline (EBPG) to unify such policies across the military branches served by the DHA.
  2. Apply components of the EBPG to coordinate application of maternal-child care and breastfeeding policies across branches.
  3. Reorganize policies in a way that promote equity at all levels, for both enlisted and officers, in the armed and uniformed services.

 

 

1430-1440

Break

 

1440-1540

S06: Ethical Considerations in Reproductive Medicine

Army Lt. Col. Torie C. Plowden, M.D., M.P.H, F.A.C.O.G
Division Director, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
Deputy Department Chief, Gynecologic Surgery & Obstetrics
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC)
Bethesda, Md.

  1. Discuss some of the ethical challenges encountered in reproductive medicine.
  2. Explain the concept of "stratified reproduction."
  3. Recognize that assisted reproductive technology can help people expand their families in non-traditional ways.

1540-1550

Break

 

1550-1650

S07: Combating Newborn Pain Utilizing Skin to Skin Contact and Breastfeeding - What Does the Evidence Say?

Air Force Lt. Col. Jeanette Anderson, M.S.N., R.N.C.-OB
Director, Clinical Investigations
Wright Patterson Medical Center
Wright Patterson Air Force Base (AFB), Ohio

 

Air Force Maj. Lorraine Walters, M.S.N., R.N.C.-OB
Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist
673rd Medical Group
JBER, Alaska

 

Air Force Capt. Dawn M. Morales, M.S.N., W.H.N.P.-B.C.
Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
David Grant Medical Center
Travis AFB, Calif.

 

  1. List minimally invasive procedures that newborns routinely undergo.
  2. Identify two benefits of performing skin to skin contact or breastfeeding during minimally invasive procedures.
  3. Summarize the phased approach used for implementation.

1650-1700

Closing Remarks

Air Force Col. Dianne Stroble, N.C., N.E.-B.C.
Director, Education and Training (J-7)
Defense Health Agency (DHA)
Falls Church, Va.

 

 

This agenda is subject to change 

 

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Welcome Remarks Speaker(s)

Lolita T. O'Donnell, Ph.D., M.S.N., R.N.

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Opening Remarks Speaker(s)

Sally Haskell, M.D., M.S.

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Moderator(s)

Navy Commander Monica Lutgendorf, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Speaker(s)

Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Jeanette Anderson, M.S.N., R.N., R.N.C.-O.B.

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Army Captain Amanda Cain, M.S., R.D., L.D., C.L.C.

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Heidi Koslo, D.N.P., A.P.R.N., F.N.P.-B.C., I.B.C.L.C.

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Katherine Miles, D.P.T., P.T., W.C.S.

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Air Force Captain Dawn Morales, M.S.N., W.H.N.P.-B.C.

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Army Lieutenant Colonel Torie Plowden, M.D., M.P.H, F.A.C.O.G.

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Robyn Roche-Paull, B.S.N., R.N.C.-M.N.N., I.B.C.L.C.

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Sarah Temkin, M.D.

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Air Force Major Lorraine Walters, M.S.N., R.N.C.-OB

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Larissa Weir, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Closing Remarks Speaker(s)

Air Force Colonel Dianne Stroble, N.C., N.E.-B.C.

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
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    DHA, J-7, CEPO has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 7.00 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Physician assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation

  • 7.00 ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit

    DHA, J-7, CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers will be provided a certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. ACCME Non-Physician CME Credit providers may receive a maximum of 7.00 hours for completing this internet live course.

  • 7.00 Healthcare Executives (ACHE)

    By attending this program offered by DHA, J-7, CEPO, participants may earn up to 7.00 ACHE Qualified Education Hours toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation. Participants in this program who wish to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit must self-report their participation. To self-report, participants must log into their MyACHE account and select ACHE Qualified Education Credit.

  • 7.00 ACPE Pharmacist

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  • 7.00 ACPE Pharmacy technician

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  • 7.00 Dentists/Allied Dental Staff (ADA CERP)

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    DHA, J-7, CEPO is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education (CDE). ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
    DHA, J-7, CEPO designates this activity for 7.00 continuing education credits.

  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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    DHA, J-7, CEPO is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DHA, J-7, CEPO designated this internet live course for a maximum of 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 7.00 ANCC

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  • 7.00 Occupational Therapists/Occupational Therapy Assistants (AOTA)

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  • 7.00 APA

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  • 7.00 ARBO/COPE

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  • 7.00 Social Workers (ASWB)

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  • 7.00 Certificate of Attendance
     
  • 7.00 Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer (BOC)

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  • 7.00 Case Managers (CCMC)
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  • 7.00 CDR
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  • 7.00 NBCC

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    DHA, J-7, Continuing Education Program Office (CEPO) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6955. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. DHA, J-7, CEPO is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

 
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