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Sleep Safely Little One: A Hospital’s Continued Journey in Infant Sleep Safety
Presenter(s): Ellen Mallard, MSN, APRN, ACCNS-N, RNC-NIC; Betsy Borecky, MSN, RN-BC, RNC-NIC; Lessa Payne, BS
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Knowledge Gap: 
The purpose of this activity is to educate healthcare providers with the most up-to-date information on Sleep Safely Little One: A Hospital's Continued Journey in Infant Sleep Safety.

Target Audience
The target audience includes all healthcare professionals such as physicians, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals who would like to learn about Sleep Safely Little One: A Hospital's Continued Journey in Infant Sleep Safety and how it pertains to their respective profession.


 
Release and Expiration Dates
3/7/2017 - 3/7/2020


Program Overview:
The purpose of this activity is to educate medical professionals on Sleep Safely Little One: A Hospital's Continued Journey in Infant Sleep Safety.

 


Objectives:
  

  1. Describe experience and process for implementing an updated safe sleep policy.
  2. Discuss information on ACH's current activities related to SIDS/SUIDS prevention in the community.
  3. Discuss reflection on lessons learned and present future considerations.

 

Speaker Bio:

Ellen Mallard began her career at ACH in 2003 as a pediatric patient care partner on the postoperative and surgical units. She has been a neonatal ICU nurse since 2004. She has been a frontline RN for 8 years prior to becoming a clinical educator. Ellen returned to graduate school in 2013 to pursue an advanced degree as an acute care neonatal clinical nurse specialist. She completed her degree, licensure, and certification in 2015. Since that time, she has worked to impact outcomes and elevate the care of critically ill neonates along the continuum of care while operating within the 3 spheres of CNS influence (patient/family + nurse + organization).

Betsy Borecky is a Clinical Education Specialist at Arkansas Children’s Hospital.  Betsy began at ACH in 2003 as a patient care tech in the Neonatal ICU and was a frontline nurse for 8 years before becoming a clinical educator.  Betsy has been a Clinical Education Specialist for 2 years and is dual certified in Nursing Professional Development and Neonatal Intensive Care.

Lessa Payne is the Infant Mortality Prevention Coordinator through the Injury Prevention Center at Arkansas Children’s Hospital.  Lessa earned a BS in Psychology/Sociology from the University of Central Arkansas at Conway and has 30 years of experience working in Prevention with at risk youth.  Lessa facilitates Safety Baby Shower training across the state and serves on Safe Sleep and Period of Purple Crying Task Force at Arkansas Children’s Hospital

 

 

Speaker Disclosures
The planners, speakers, moderators, peer reviewers and /or panelists of this CE activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Planners: 
Kim Miller 
Sarah Rhoads 
Susan Smith Dodson 


Speaker:
Ellen Mallard, MSN, APRN, ACCNS-N, RNC-NIC
Betsy Borecky, MSN, RN-BC, RNC-NIC
Lessa Payne, BS
         

Peer Reviewers: 
Susan Smith Dodson, RN


Instructions to obtain credit:

1.       Launch the activity 
2.       Complete the pre-test 
3.       View the entire activity online 
4.       Complete the post-test 
           (must pass the post-test with a score of 80% to receive credit)
           You may retake the post-test if you do not receive a passing score.
5.       Complete Evaluation 
Print certificate or transcript (Available in the “My Profile” tab).

 

ANCC Accreditation Statement:
The Office of Continuing Education, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Learn OnDemand Contact Us:
For information regarding this educational activity or website, please contact

UAMS Office of Continuing Education
4301 W. Markham #525
Little Rock, AR 72205
Phone: 501-661-7962 Fax: 501-661-7968

 

ACCME Accreditation Statement: 
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Office of Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

UAMS Office of Continuing Education 
4301 West Markham Street #525 
Little Rock, AR 72205 
Phone: 501-661-7962 Fax: 501-661-7968

Direct Provider Statement 
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Office of Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

Designation Statement 

The University of Arkansas for Medical Science Office of Continuing Education designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Disclosure Policy statement
It is the policy of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Office of Continuing Education to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all provided and jointly provided educational activities.  All individuals who are in a position to control the content of the educational activity (course/activity, directors, planning committee members, staff, teachers, or authors of CME) must disclose all relevant financial relationships they have with any commercial interest(s) as well as the nature of the relationship.  Financial relationships of immediate family members must also be disclosed, if the nature of the relationship(s) could influence the objectivity of the individual in a position to control the content.  The ACCME describes relevant financial relationships as those in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest.  Individuals who refuse to disclose are disqualified from participation in the development, management, presentation, or evaluation of the CME activity.


 

Type:  Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
42 Registered Users
Credits
1 Hours> Non-Accredited

1 Credits, 1 Credits> Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education> AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

1 Contact Hours> American Nurses Credentialing Center> ANCC

1 CECH, 1 CECH> University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences> National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.