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After Discharge: Maternal and Infant Assessment in the Home

Jun 20, 2022 6:00:00 PM / by Brooke Kochanski

Come and learn with us on August 24th 8:45AM-2:30PM Live Webinar. This activity will increase the ability of the nurse to perform a home visit for a new postpartum family, an emphasis will be placed on telehealth and virtual assessments. 

Objectives for this activity:
  • ImageDifferentiate normal and abnormal postpartum assessment findings in the new mother.
  • Formulate a plan of care for assessment of perinatal depression.
  • Examine the critical elements necessary to complete a thorough newborn assessment.
  • Discuss strategies for supporting breastfeeding in the home.
  • Identify strategies for increasing personal safety while performing a home assessment.

Who Should Attend: Nurses and other health care providers in health departments, hospitals and home health agencies who are interested in the care of childbearing families.

Registration fee for this webinar is $85 ($75 for groups of 3 or more) and you can register on our website today!


  • Amit Chandel, MDc, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Neonatal Perinatal Medicine, Wake Forest Baptist Health
  • Georganna Cogburn, MSHE, RD, LDN, IBCLC, RLC, Regional Lactation Trainer, MAHEC Regional Services, Asheville, N.C. 
  • Mona Brown Ketner, RN, MSN, C-EFM, Nurse Educator, Northwest AHEC, Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Tags: Breastfeeding, public health, Nursing, childbearing, postpartum

Brooke Kochanski

Written by Brooke Kochanski

Marketing & Communications Specialist at Northwest AHEC

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