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NYSPQC/NYSPFP Obstetrical Improvement Project: Management of the Obese Patient in Pregnancy

Monday, May 6, 2013
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
This educational Webconference will review the management of the obese patient in pregnancy. Robert Silverman, MD, Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Upstate Medical University, will discuss the clinical challenges of managing the obese pregnant patient. During the webconference, James Bernasko, MB, CHB and Adriann Combs, RNC, will also review the obstetrical bariatric project at Stony Brook University Hospital and share insights for optimal management of the obese pregnant patient from a multidisciplinary perspective.


• Robert K. Silverman, MD, Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York. Professor, Obstetrics and Gynceology, Upstate Medical University
• James Bernasko, MB CHB, Director, Stony Brook Fetal Diagnostic, Stony Brook University Hospital. Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stony Brook University, School of Medicine
• Adriann Combs, RNC, Regional Perinatal Center Coordinator, Stony Brook University Hospital, Chair, Nursing Research Committee; Chair, NYS Nurse Advisory Committee March of Dimes

How to join the Webconference

(begin logging on 15 minutes prior to start time)

1. Click on the following link to begin logging on: https://nyspfp.webex.com/nyspfp/onstage/g.php?d=642103005&t=a
2. Enter your name and e-mail
3. Enter the case-sensitive password: Safety6
4. Click the "Join Now" button.
5. Fill in any additional information requested.
6. Click the "Submit" button at the bottom right-hand side of your screen.

After loading, a pop-up box will appear with the following dial-in instructions:

• The toll-free phone number: (877) 668-4493 
• The Meeting ID number: 642 103 005 
• Your unique Attendee ID number: ____ (Assigned when you log into the Webconference) You will need to key this number into the telephone to ensure your computer and telephone are linked.

This Webconference will be presented with Closed Captioning. You can begin accessing the closed captioning 10 minutes prior to the start of the Webconference, either in the WebEx media viewer, or by opening a separate window in your browser and using the following link: http://www.captionedtext.com/client/event.aspx?CustomerID=1367&EventID=2151913


Who Should Attend

NYSPFP/NYSPQC encourages your OB team to participate in this webinar. This includes your OB learning project clinical and data leads, as well as additional staff that will be involved in implementation, data collection, and submission.

Who To Contact

For questions about this event, contact your NYSPFP Project Manager or the NYSPQC Program Coordinator, Kristen Farina at NYSPQC@health.state.ny.us
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