Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies: New Research and Best Practice. February 21-22, 2014.
February 21-22, 2014
Venue: Coast Coal Harbour
Organizer: UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education
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 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.
- To create an opportunity for perinatal and neonatal care providers to learn from researchers, experts and each other
- To provide an opportunity to network with interdisciplinary colleagues
- To learn about what is new across the continuum of care from conception to postpartum
- To learn about 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 audience includes but is not limited to: administrators, managers, planners, parents, physicians, allied health professionals, midwives, nurses and nurse practitioners.
The conference will be held at the Coast Coal Harbour, 1180 W Hastings St., Vancouver, BC. Accommodations are now available at the hotel. Reserve today by calling toll free within North America: +1.800.662.1144 or local: +1.604.697.0202. A special rate of CDN $119.00 + taxes for a standard guest room (single/double) is available for conference delegates. Please specify that you are booking under the HEALTHY MOTHERS HEALTHY BABIES Conference room block to receive these reduced rates. These rates are held based on availability until January 21, 2014, so book early to avoid disappointment.
Abstract submissions are now being accepted for concurrent sessions. The abstract must be submitted by online electronic submission at interprofessional.ubc.ca or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org in Word Document format (.doc(x)) using minimal text formatting (i.e. tables, etc.). Abstract maximum length is 250 words. Abstract submission guidelines can be found here. Last day for abstract submission is September 30, 2013.
Gabriela Chan, Marketing Assistant
UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education
Phone: +1.604.822.2801, Toll-Free (within Canada/US): +1.855.827.3112