Fairview Perinatal Conference on March 20, 2018 at Avon Oaks Country Club. This conference is intended for obstetric and NICU nurses, and includes speakers on popular topics such as postpartum hemorrhage, breastfeeding, and bubble CPAP. Enjoy a great conference in the beautiful setting of Avon Oaks country club.

Conference objective:
To provide timely information and updates for obstetric and NICU nurses on diverse challenges in current practice.


Tuesday, March 20, 2018
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Avon Oaks Country Club
32300 Detroit Rd
Avon, OH, 44011


Faculty, Agenda & Accreditation

Faculty, Agenda & Accreditation


  • Justin Lappen, MD, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist, University Hospitals of Cleveland
  • Scott Petersen, MPAS, PA-C, CPE, Pain Education Coordinator, Inpatient Pain Management – Avon Hospital
  • Ricardo Rodgriguez, MD, Neonatologist, Cleveland Clinic
  • Ann M. Witt, MD, FABM, IBCLC, Breastfeeding Medicine of Northeast Ohio
  • Abdelaziz Saleh, MD, Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist, Cleveland Clinic
  • Rosalinde Witkowski, MSN, M.Ed, RN, CNP, CDE, Diabetes Educator, Cleveland Clinic
  • Hany Aly, MD, Chairman, Dept. of Neonatology, Cleveland Clinic


  Conference Agenda
7:30 a.m. - 8 a.m. Registration/Welcome/Breakfast
8 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Postpartum Hemorrhage
Justin Lappen, MD
8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Overview of the Opioid Crisis
Scott Petersen
9:45 a.m. - 10 a.m. Break
10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Patent ductus arteriosus, to treat or not to treat?
Ricardo Rodriguez, MD
11 a.m. - Noon Breastfeeding Challenges
Ann Witt, MD
Noon - 12:45 p.m. Lunch
12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Diabetes in Pregnancy
Abdelaziz Saleh, MD, PhD
1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Management of the Pregnant Diabetic
Rosalind Witkowski
2:45 p.m. - 3 p.m. Break
3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Bubble CPAP
Hany Aly, MD
4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Conclusion/Questions/Evaluation


Nursing CE is in process with Josie Schultz, and will be approved upon receipt of the flier for the conference.



  • Registration is due March 19, 2018
  • There will be no registration the day of the conference
  • No refunds will be issued for cancellations after March 12, 2018
  • Breakfast and Lunch will be provided with a vegetarian option available
  • For any questions please contact Angela Washer at washera@ccf.org or 216.386.2022
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Conference Fees
Cleveland Clinic Employee $75
Non-Cleveland Clinic Employee $95
Exhibitors & Vendors

Exhibitors & Vendors

We welcome exhibitors and vendors to our conference. Please contact Angela Washer at washera@ccf.org or 216.386.2022 for more information.