Neonatal Conference

Improving the Quality and Safety of Neonatal/Perinatal Care: Current Concepts and Challenges

Date: May 15, 2018 – Pre-Conference Symposia | May 16-17, 2018 – Main Conference
Location: Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center 

Conference Details

The 2018 Neonatal/Perinatal Conference will highlight concepts of continuous quality improvement and safety in the neonatal and perinatal areas of practice. The rapidly expanding evidence in both specialties poses challenges for the professional to remain current and to recognize opportunities for changes in thought and practice. The goal of the conference is to offer science, methodology, practice initiatives and discussion points for the participant to explore.

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Keynote Speakers

Kevin Sowers, MSN, RN, FANN

President and EVP, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Madge Buus-Frank, DNP, APRN-BC, FAAN

Executive Vice President and Director of Quality Improvement and Education Vermont Oxford Network, Assistant Professor of Research, University of Vermont School of Medicine, Burlington, NH

Continuing Education Information


The Nationwide Children's Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Nationwide Children's Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ during Pre-Conference Symposia and up to 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ between Main Conference Day 1 & Day 2.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Please call 614-355-0676 for information on Nursing Education Credit for this activity.

Conference and Hotel Accommodations

Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center

100 Green Meadows Drive

Lewis Center, OH 43035

(614) 880-4300

Rooms are available at a discounted rate of $144 + tax for Single Occupancy. In order to receive this discounted rate, room reservations must be made prior to April 20, 2018 using code 114614 at the following link. Click here for reservations.


A limited number of scholarships are available to those with financial need.  The application deadline was March 1.


With paid conference registration, we invite you to submit your poster to neonatal and/or perinatal care topics. The deadline was March 1.