Idaho Perinatal Project

Idaho Perinatal Project 2017 Winter Conference

February 16-17 • Boise State University Stueckle Sky Center

**Online Registration is now closed.
Walk Ins are welcome at the conference.
For questions, contact Sarah Jacobson at jacobssa@slhs.org.**

It is hoped that the increased knowledge gained from this program will be applied in the work setting, thus facilitating improved quality of care to mothers and their infants. This comprehensive, two day conference is designed for OB-GYNs, neonatologists, pediatricians, physicians in family practice, & healthcare specialists involved in maternal/child/gynecological medicine.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

7:00 am – 7:45 am

Check-In/Late Registration/Visit Exhibits
Light Breakfast Will Be Provided

7:45 am – 8:00 am

Welcome ~ Clarence Blea, MD

8:00 am – 8:45 am

Keynote:
Zika Virus Update
Christine Hahn, MD

8:45 am – 9:00 am

Break

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Breakout Session #1

Smooth Transitions: Enhancing the Safety of Hospital Transfers from Planned Community Based Births

Bob Palmer, MD, FACOG & Audrey Levine, LM CPM

Bioethical Decisions:
Vulnerable Patients
Dixie Weber, RN, MS

10:00 am – 10:15 am

Break

10:15 am - 11:15 am

Breakout Session #2

Syphilis During Pregnancy and Congenital Syphilis:

Trends and Opportunities for Prevention
Kimberly Link,ScM

Interventions for Acute Detoxification in Pregnant Substance Users
Jaime Bastian, PharmD

11:15 am – 11:45 am

Catered Lunch

11:45 am – 12:30 pm

Keynote:
When Parents and Healthcare Personnel Disagree
Alex Chamberlain, MA

12:30 pm – 12:45 pm

Break

12:45 pm – 1:30 pm

Keynote:
Reducing Idaho’s Premature Birth Rate
Stacy Seyb, MD

1:30 pm – 1:45 pm


Break

1:45 pm – 3:15 pm

Keynote:
Gestational Carrier Fertility Treatment: Medical, Psychological, and Legal Aspects
Cristin Slater, MD
Kevin Maas, MD
Carrie Eichberg,Psy.D.
Monica Cockerille, JD

3:15 pm

End of Day

Friday, February 17, 2017

7:00 am – 7:40 am

Check-In/Late Registration/Visit Exhibits
Light Breakfast Will Be Provided

7:45 am – 8:00 am

Welcome

8:00 am – 8:45 am

Keynote:
Ethical Issues in Genomic Testing in Children Including Newborns
John Lantos, MD

8:45 am – 9:00 am

Break

9:00 am – 9:45 am

Keynote:
Neonatal Pain Management
Declan O’Riordan, MD

9:45 am – 10:00 am

Break

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Keynote:
Treatment Decisions At The Borderline of Viability
John Lantos, MD

11:00 am – 11:30 am

Catered Lunch

11:30 am – 11:45 pm

American Academy of Pediatrics Awards Ceremony
Scott Snyder, MD

11:30 am – 12:15 pm

Keynote:
Marijuana in Pregnancy: Weeding Through The Data
Torri Metz, MD, MS

12:15 pm – 12:30 pm

Break

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Syphilis During Pregnancy and Congenital Syphilis:
Trends and Opportunities for Prevention
Kimberly Link, ScM

Bioethical Decisions: Vulnerable Patients in Maternal-Child Healthcare
Dixie Weber, RN, MS

1:30 pm – 1:45 pm

Break

1:45 pm – 2:30 pm

Keynote:
Overcoming Vaccine Hesitancy
Lisa Barker, MD

2:30 pm

End of Day

The Ada Canyon Medical Education Consortium is accredited by the Idaho Medical Association and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Ada Canyon Medical Education Consortium designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Stueckle Sky Center

Boise State University Stueckle Sky Center
1910 University Drive
Boise, Idaho 83725

Parking Information

Parking will available directly in front of the Stueckle Sky Box and will be free of charge.

Meal Information

This year, the Idaho Perinatal Project has again decided to “Go Healthy”. As a result, all food items including breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be planned with health and nutrition in mind.

Babies & Children

Babies 12 weeks and younger are welcome.

Breastfeeding Moms

We will have a special room available for moms who need to breastfeed while at the conference. Please check in with registration staff at the conference who can assist you to the room.

Continuing Medical Education Information

nursing contact hours and continuing medical education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Ada Canyon Medical Education Consortium and St. Luke’s/Idaho Perinatal Project. The Ada Canyon Medical Education Consortium is accredited by the Idaho Medical Association and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Ada Canyon Medical Education Consortium designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC Part 2 credits

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 5.00 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

Hotel Information

The Idaho Perinatal Project has arranged a block of rooms at two nearby hotels, The Hampton Inn & Suites Boise Downtown and Holiday Inn Express.


The Hampton Inn & Suites Boise Downtown
495 S. Capitol Boulevard
Boise, ID 83702

Hampton Inn Downtown
  • Standard Double Queen rooms for the nights of February 15 and February 16 are available at a rate of $145.00 plus tax and parking.

  • To book online, visit The Hampton Inn website >>.

  • To book by phone, please call 208-331-1900 and reference the Idaho Perinatal Project.

Guarantee Method: The hotel requires a guarantee of payment for all reservations. For individual call-in reservations, a credit card will be required at the time of booking. A rooming list can be guaranteed by a credit card or approved direct bill. Please ask your sales contact for details if you would like to establish direct billing privileges.

Guestroom Cancellation: 3:00 pm - 24 Hours prior to day of arrival for all confirmed reservations. We are a 100% smoke free hotel. Smoking is allowed in designated outdoor smoking areas.

Specific room type availability is not guaranteed. Requests will be accommodated to the best of our ability.

Check-in time is after 3:00 PM on the day of arrival. Check-out time is by 12:00 PM on the day of departure.

Overnight Guest Parking: Guests that park in the Myrtle Street Parking Garage (attached to the hotel) will receive in/out privileges with their parking rate.

Taxes: All rates are subject to the prevailing state and local taxes. Currently, taxes total 13% and are subject to change. If you are Tax Exempt, please request the required form from your sales contact.

All guest rooms include Hot Breakfast Buffet, wireless high-speed Internet, 24-hour business center & fitness facility, indoor Cool PoolTM and airport shuttle service to and from Boise Air Terminal and the Hotel.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee: The foundation of our value is our 100% Hampton Guarantee which applies to every guest of our hotel. We guarantee friendly service, clean rooms, comfortable surroundings, every time. If you're not satisfied, we don't expect you to pay. That's our commitment and your guarantee.


Holiday Inn Express
475 W. Parkcenter Blvd.
Boise, ID 83706

Holiday Inn Express
  • The rooms are $109.00 plus tax and include a hot breakfast each morning. Choose between King or Double Queen. Must make reservations by February 1.

  • To book online, visit the Holiday Inn website >> and enter the dates of your stay. The code for the group rate is already entered and can be seen by clicking "More Options".

  • To book by telephone, please call 1-208-345-2002 and ask for the Idaho Perinatal Project rate.

The modern, sophisticated design offers 100% non-smoking accommodations and a plethora of amenities such as spacious guestrooms and suites, with luxurious new bedding, deluxe hot breakfast, fitness area, and outdoor seasonal pool.

Dinner Business Meetings

Idaho A.W.H.O.N.N. Annual Social & Networking Event

Exhibitor Information

Thank you for choosing to exhibit at the 2017 Idaho Perinatal Project Winter Conference. We are excited to welcome back exhibitors who have exhibited in the past as well as new exhibitors.

Pricing Information

  • Profit Exhibitor
    • 1 table — $500
    • 2 tables — $800
    • Premier Exhibitor status — $1000 (entitles your company to premium signage and exhibit location)
  • Not-for-Profit Exhibitor — $100

Exhibitor registration fees must be paid in full by January 31, 2017 or the vendor space will be forfeited and given to the next company on the waiting list.

If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Jacobson at (208) 381-4174 or jacobssa@slhs.org.

Idaho Perinatal Project (IPP)
Winter Conference 2017
APPLICATION AND CONTRACT FOR TABLE TOP SPACE

  1. The exhibit hall area will be available for setting up exhibits beginning at 6:00 am on February 16, 2017. All exhibits need to be set up by 7:00 am on February 16, 2016.

    Thursday, February 16, 2017: Exhibits need to remain up until close of the conference at 3:45. Please see the following times attendees will be visiting exhibits:
    7:00 am – 7:45 am
    8:45 am – 9:00 am
    10:00 am – 10:15 am
    1:30 pm – 1:45 pm
    Friday, February 17, 2017: Exhibits need to be set up from 7:00 am until 11:30 pm. The exhibit hall will close at 11:30 pm. Please see the following times attendees will be visiting exhibits:
    7:00 am – 7:45 am
    8:45 am – 9:00 am
    11:00 am – 11:30 am
  2. Exhibitors will be located in the JUMP Room.
  3. Vendor registration fees must be paid in full by January 31, 2017 or the vendor space will be forfeited and given to the next company on the waiting list.
  4. Door Prizes: Due to CME and nursing contact hour regulations, door prizes cannot be announced or awarded in the conference room or during the educational learning time. You may conduct door prizes at your booth. We can assist by listed door prize winner’s names at the registration table.
  5. Fire laws will be strictly observed. Aisles and fire exits cannot be blocked by tables, cables, boxes, or other items.
  6. Conference participants, faculty, and exhibitors will be admitted to the exhibit area.
  7. IPP and conference host site management cannot guarantee exhibitors against loss or damage of any kind, but will endeavor to protect the exhibit area according to standard security protection. Depending on site location, exhibit area may or may not be secured.
  8. Exhibitors will be responsible for moving exhibits into and out of building.
  9. Exhibitors agree to refrain from pasting, nailing, or otherwise attaching signs or other display materials to walls, doors, backdrops, floors and carpets or other surfaces which in any way mars or defaces them. Any damages caused by the exhibit will be paid by the exhibitor.
  10. Exhibits should not project beyond the space allocation and should not obstruct the view of or interfere with other exhibits.
  11. To avoid infringing on others, all interviews, demonstrations, distribution of literature, sales promotions, and other similar activities should be conducted at the exhibitor’s table.
  12. Special written agreement must be made in advance with IPP if two or more companies or groups wish to exhibit in a single space.
  13. In order to receive a refund, written notice of cancellation must be made at least by January 31, 2017.
  14. Other than for educational materials, direct sales involving the exchange of funds in the exhibit areas by any exhibitor or their agent is prohibited.
  15. IPP will make all space assignments without preconditions and reserves the right to rearrange the floor plan and to relocate any exhibitor’s space.
  16. Infractions of these terms and conditions on the part of the exhibitor or representatives may result in dismissal from the exhibit area, in which case there will be no refund of fees.
  17. Space is leased with the understanding that IPP assumes no liability whatever for damages resulting from any act of omission or commission in connection with the exhibition of products or services. The exhibitor and its representatives hereby release Idaho Perinatal Project from any or all liabilities for loss associated with this rental of table top space, ensuing from any cause whatsoever.
  18. Full payment must be received in order to activate the contract. Payment is accepted in the form of credit cards or checks only. If paying by check, please contact Sarah Jacobson at 208-381-4174 or jacobssa@slhs.org for assistance with registration. Checks should be made payable and mailed to:
    Idaho Perinatal Project
    209 W. Main
    Boise ID, 83702
  19. Communications pertaining to this contract or exhibit should be sent to the address listed above, or by phone: (208) 381-4174 or fax: (208) 381-4677.
  20. Idaho Perinatal Project’s Tax I.D. # is 82-0161600 (department of St. Luke’s Health System).
Early Bird Price Regular Price starting 1/23/17
General Full Conference $150 $175
General Single Days $85 $110
Student*/Resident Full Conference $85 $100
Student*/Resident Single Days $55 $70
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*Student must be currently enrolled in a degree seeking program