2021 Annual Quality Congress

Improving Critical Transitions - Plenary Event

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

11:00 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. (Eastern)

Participants will engage with NICQ Care Expert faculty and families in conversations about clinical topics related to improving Critical Transitions.

11:00-11:15 a.m.
Welcome and State of the Network
Jeffrey Horbar, MD

11:15-12:15 p.m.
Follow Up and Follow Through – Health Equity
DeWayne Pursley, MD; and others TBA

Increasing Mothers’ Own Milk at NICU Discharge: Importance of the First Two Weeks
Paula Meier, PhD; and Family Partner

1:00-1:30 Break

Preterm Infants’ Transition from Gavage to Oral Feeds: The physiology, evidence, and experience
Sarah Taylor, MD; Lauren Testani

Transfusion Practice: Benefits and Risks
Roger Soll, MD; Ravi Patel, MD

3:00-3:30 Break

Pain Prevention, Assessment & Management
Sharyn Gibbins PhD; Julie Choudhury, PharmD; Family Partner

Family-centered care as a key means of neuroprotection and to promote healthy neurodevelopment
Sonia Bonifacio, MD; Elizabeth Rogers, MD; Family Partner

Call to Action
Denise Zayack, RN, MPH

5:15 p.m. Adjourn