UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education - The Team Approach to Learning

Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies:

New Research and Best Practice Perinatal Conference 2014

Conference Updates:

Conference presentations are now available.


This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity eligible for up to 10.5 Section 1 credits as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. This program has been reviewed and approved by UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development. Each physician should claim only those credits he/she actually spent in the activity.

BROCHURE is now available.

Conference Date:

Friday, February 21 - Saturday, February 22, 2014

Conference Location:

Coast Coal Harbour
1180 W. Hastings Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V6E 4R5

Conference Description:

This inaugural conference hosted by Perinatal Services BC, an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority, will be an opportunity for health care professionals who are interested in the care of pregnant women and their newborns to be updated on new research and best practices across the continuum of perinatal and newborn care. This conference will engage health care professionals from a wide range of disciplines as well as members of the public in knowledge transfer and interprofessional collaboration in order to provide the best care possible and ensure healthy mothers and babies. The format will include plenaries, breakout sessions, and poster sessions.

Learning Objectives:

  • To identify best practices and new research in maternal, fetal and neonatal care from researchers, experts and each other
  • To reflect on five new developments across the continuum of care from conception to postpartum
  • To discuss surveillance and system improvement in perinatal services

Who Should Attend:

This conference will be of interest to all those who are interested in care for pregnant women and their newborns. The interdisciplinary target audience includes but is not limited to:

  • Administrators/Managers/Planners
  • Allied health professionals (occupational therapists, physical therapists, educators, informatics professionals, etc)
  • Doulas
  • Midwives
  • Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
  • Physicians (primary care and specialists)
  • Public (parents, parents to be and family members)













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