We are proud to announce that Suzanne McMurtry Baird will be presenting on “The Compromised Obstetrical Patient: Early Recognition and Management”  Suzanne is a national speaker on Critical Care OB.  As a result of COVID this past year, our Obstetrical nurses are facing the challenges of increased acuity of patients due to high volume of critically ill patients in the ICU.  Suzanne will describe the early warning signs  of the compromised obstetrical patients and to care for them.  You will register on Eventbrite.  We will send you the zoom link once you are registered.  I hope to see you. 


The Santa Barbara/Ventura County AWHONN chapter along with the LA Valley AWHONN chapter invite you to a dynamic symposium for health equity. Speakers from the fields of Nursing, Psychology and Midwifery will present a multi-faceted understanding of Racial Health Disparities and the Maternal Mortality Crisis currently affecting our country. Participants will examine numerous factors contributing to racial health disparities and consider how education is the first step toward change. Diversity Uplifts, Inc will lead us through a journey of learning about Historical Trauma and Implicit Bias. This will not be your typical nursing symposium! It will be thought provoking, reflective and transformative! Please join us as we examine the complexities of current social dynamics in healthcare, self-reflect and learn ways to Foster Cultural Respect.