The 2nd Annual Midwest Developmental Care Conference March 28-29, 2014
The 2nd Annual Midwest Developmental Care Conference, a joint venture between the Children’s Hospital of University of Illinois (CHUI) NIDCAP Training Center and the NIDCAP Training and Research Center at Cincinnati Children’s, and endorsed by the NFI, was held at the University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois on March 27 & 28, 2014. The conference, entitled Holding the Vision, Planning the Change, explored strategies to implement developmentally supportive care in the NICU and featured speakers Joy Browne Ph.D., PCNS-BC, IMH-E (IV), Diane Ballweg, MSN, RN, CCNS, RNC-NIC, and Linda Lacina, MSN, RN. The aim of the conference was to provide evidence-based strategies to implement developmental care concepts into the NICU. This program utilized a workshop model for participants to actively create plans to bring back to their units.
This conference is an annual event with the location alternating between Cincinnati and Chicago.
For more information about this year’s conference see the Conference Brochure and keep checking back for information regarding the 3rd Annual Midwest Developmental Care Conference.