Lower Hudson Valley Perinatal Network Serving Dutchess, Putnam, Rockland & Westchester Counties Tri-Annual Education & Networking Conference Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffern, NY Tuesday, April 21, 2009 “Unique Strategies to Integrate Breastfeeding into the Workplace and Community.” 8:30am – Registration, Breakfast & Networking 9:00am - Welcome Remarks and Network News Joan H. Facelle, MD, MPH Rockland County Commissioner of Health Cheryl Hunter-Grant, LMSW, CLC Executive Director, LHVPN 9:30am – Keynote Presentations “Strategies for Increasing Breastfeeding Among Disparate Populations ” Michal A. Young, MD, FAAP Associate Professor/ NICU Director Department of Pediatrics and Child Health Howard University, Washington, DC "A Business Case for Breastfeeding” Stephanie Sosnowski, BS, ICCE, CLC Deputy Director Maternal Infant Services Network (MISN) Central Valley, NY 12:15pm – Lunch & Networking 1:00pm – Panel Presentation Successful Implementation of Workplace Lactation Support Policies 2:00pm – County Roundtable Discussions & Work Groups 2:45pm – The Way Forward: Next Steps & Commitments For more information contact Jeet Lund at 914-493-6435 or [email protected] This event is funded in part by the NYS Department of Health, Division of Family Health, Emblem Health, Lansinoh Laboratories and Ameda Breastfeeding Products. The Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center Valhalla, NY 10595 Phone: 914-493-6435 Fax: 914-493-1005 www.LHVPN.net Continuing Education Credits Nurses This continuing nursing education activity has been submitted to the New York State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. It has been submitted for 2.50 contact hours. IBCLCs An application for 2.5 CERPs has been submitted to the Center for Education and Research in Patient Safety. Dieticians An application for 2.5 CPEs has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Health Educators An application for 2.5 CECHs has been submitted to the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing.