2019 General Meeting Information Page

  • AGENDA

    Goals and Objectives are listed under each presentation.

  • WEDNESDAY,

  • JULY 17, 2019

  • 5-6:30 p.m. REGISTRATION

    Pre-Function Area

  • 7-7 :30 p.m. WELCOME REMARKS

    AND PROGRAM OVERVIEW

    Theresa Schortgen, RN, CFCE President, American Academy of FertilityCare Professionals

    Grand Ball Room

  • 7:30-8:30 p.m. KEYNOTE ADDRESS

    Damon Owens

    Grand Ball Room

    • Encourage the work of FertilityCare and NaProTECHNOLOGY

    9-11 p.m. OPENING RECEPTION

    Silos Ball Room

  • 9 p.m.-12 a.m. NETWORKING

    Farmer’s Daughter Restaurant

  • THURSDAY,

  • JULY 18, 2019

  • 7-7:30 a.m.

  • The Holy MASS

    Buchanan Room

  • 7:30-8:30 a.m. BREAKFAST

    Silos Ball Room

  • 8-8 :30 a.m. REGISTRATION

    Pre-Function Area

  • 8:30-9:30 a.m. ENDOMETRIOSIS AND FERTILITY

    Faith Daggs, MD, CFCMC

    Grand Ball Room

    • Identify what endometriosis is and its impact on fertility.

    • Discuss chart patterns and biomarkers associated with endometriosis

    • Review diagnostic and treatment options for endometriosis

    9:30–10:30 a.m. ADOPTION IS A LOVING OPTION

    Maria Malone

    Grand Ball Room

    • Demonstrate that adopting is a loving and a viable option for couples struggling with infertility

    • Explain domestic infant adoption and the

    process of adopting children in the U.S.

    • Understand open adoption through shared personal experience and personal stories

  • AGENDA

    Goals and Objectives are listed under each presentation.

  • 10:30-10:45 a.m. BREAK

  • 10:45-11:45 a.m. PREGNANCY EVALUATIONS

    Diane Daly, RN, CFCE & Kathy Rivet BS, CFCE

    Grand Ball Room

    • Identify the need for Pregnancy Evaluations

    • Review proper documentation for Pregnancy Evaluations

    • Review the importance of professionalism

  • 11:45-1:45 p.m. LUNCH

    EXHIBITS & NETWORKING

    Silos Ball Room

  • 11:45-1:45 p.m. EDUCATION PROGRAM DIRECTORS

    LUNCHEON (by invitation)

    Alia Keys, BA, CFCE

    Madison Ball Room

    • Review Creighton Model Core Curriculum

    • Discuss the implementation of Curriculum in individual Education Programs

    • Discuss strategies for increased student retention and support

    1:45-2:45 p.m. THE ADVERSE EFFECTS OF

    PORNOGRAPHY USE ON OUR CULTURE AND HOW NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING (NFP) CAN HELP CORRECT THIS

    Peter Kleponis, Ph.D

    Grand Ball Room

    • Understand the scope of the pornography epidemic in America: How it is adversely affecting people, couples and families

    • Understand how widespread use of artificial contraceptives has contributed to the pornography epidemic and vice versa

    • Understand how education and NFP can help counteract the effects of the pornographic epidemic in America

    2:45-3:45 p.m. SCIENCE AND RESEARCH FORUM

    Robert Chasuk, MD, CFCMC

    Grand Ball Room

    • Discuss current research in the area of natural fertility regulation

    • Analyze current research in light of

    the ethics, standards, and principles of NaProTECHNOLOGY

  • 3:45-4 p.m. BREAK

  • 4-5 p.m. BUSINESS MEETING

    Grand Ball Room

  • 5-5:30 p.m. MEET THE CANDIDATES

    Grand Ball Room

  • 5:30-8:30 p.m. DINNER ON YOUR OWN

  • 8:30-9:30 p.m. FCCA RECEPTION (by Invitation)

    Silos Ball Room

  • 9:30 p.m.-12 a.m. NETWORKING

    Farmer’s Daughter Restaurant

  • FRIDAY,

  • JULY 19, 2019

  • 7-7 :30 a.m. MASS

    Buchanan Room

  • 7:30-8:30 a.m. BREAKFAST

    Silos Ball Room

  • 8:30-9:30 a.m. THE AFRICAN EXPERIENCE

    OF THE MISSION OF THE CREIGHTON MODEL SYSTEM AND NAPROTECHNOLOGY IN

    PROCREATIVE AND FAMILY HEALTH

    Henrietta Williams MD, CFCMC, FCP, BA Divinity

    Buchanan Room

    • Understanding the missionary nature of the practice of the CrMS and NPT in adversity

    • Discuss the impact of engaging government and policy makers to include CrMS and NPT in NFP Curriculum for the medical community

    • Discuss reach out and create awareness among the medical community about the science and effectiveness of CrMS

  • 9:30-10:30 a.m. WHOLE HEARTED – MARRIAGE AND THE RADICAL DEMANDS OF LOVE

    Damon Owens

    Grand Ball Room

    • Review what marriage is

    • Discuss the benefits for married couples using NFP.

    • Explore how to help couples love with their whole heart, for lifelong, joy-filled marriages

  • 10:30-10:45 a.m. BREAK

  • AGENDA

    Goals and Objectives are listed under each presentation.

  • FRIDAY,

  • JULY 19, 2019 continued

  • 10:45-11:45 a.m. NON-CLASSICAL ADRENAL GLAND HYPERPLASIA: AN EXAMPLE OF INTEGRATION OF FAMILY MEDICINE AND NAPROTECHNOLOGY

    David Wachs, MD, CFCP, CFCMC

    Grand Ball Room

    • Review how Family Practice can be involved in complex hormonal issues

    • Understand the interaction of the Medical Consultant and the FertilityCare Practitioner

    • Discuss the CrM charting patterns that Adrenal Gland Hyperplasia can present

    • Explain the pathophysiology and

    NaProTECHNOLOGY management of Adrenal Gland Hyperplasia

    11:45-1 p.m. LUNCHEON

    THE SISTERS OF LIFE APPROACH: DELIGHTING IN THE OTHER

    Sr. Mary Elizabeth Wusinich, SV

    Grand Ball Room

    • Explain person-centered attentive listening based on Pope John Paul II’s personalism and the writings of Dr. Conrad Baars

    • Understand the approach the Sisters of Life employ in their work with women

    • Review case studies of how this approach effects change in people’s lives

    • Understand how to integrate this approach in daily life and practice

    1-1 :15 p.m. BREAK

  • 1:15-2:30 p.m. BREAKOUT SESSIONS

    A. Medical Consultant Creighton Model Q & A

    Thomas W. Hilgers, MD, CFCMC, CFCE

    Grand Ball Room

    • Provide an opportunity for physicians and other medical professionals to discuss specific issues involving the Creighton Model FertilityCare System and NaProTECHNOLOGY

    • Explore various applications and treatments using NaProTECHNOLOGY

    B. FertilityCare Practitioners/ Instructors Round Table – Yellow Stamps and Other Topics

    Becky Knapp, RN, BSN, CFCP. CFCE

    Silos Ball Room

    • Review criteria of CrM chart management and scientific foundation

    • Discuss advanced case management issues including yellow stamp use

    3:30-10 p.m. EXCURSION: CRADLE OF LIBERTY

    Optional – advance ticket purchase required

  • 5:30 p.m. DINNER ON YOUR OWN

  • 9 p.m.-12 a.m. NETWORKING

    Farmer’s Daughter Restaurant

  • SATURDAY,

  • JULY 20, 2019

  • 7-8 :30 a.m. ONE-DAY CONFERENCE

    REGISTRATION

    Pre-Function Area

  • 7:30-8:30 a.m. BREAKFAST

    Silos Ball Room

  • 8:30-9:30 a.m. REPRODUCTIVE AND

    PERICONCEPTIONAL HEALTH IMPACTS AN ENTIRE LIFETIME, AND FUTURE GENERATIONS

    Joseph Stanford, MD, CFCMC

    Grand Ball Room

    • Review lifestyle impacts on health during pregnancy and for a woman’s entire life

    • Discuss how the mother’s health status impacts future generations

  • AGENDA

    Goals and Objectives are listed under each presentation.

  • SATURDAY, JULY 20, 2019 continued

  • 9:30-10:30 a.m. UNUSUAL BLEEDING

    Dorice Millar RN, CFCE Faith Daggs, MD, CFCMC Grand Ball Room

    • Identify normal bleeding patterns and unusual bleeding patterns

    • Review charts demonstrating unusual bleeding

    • Discuss diagnostic and treatment options for unusual bleeding

    10:30-10:45 a.m. BREAK

  • 10:45-11:45 a.m. NOW WHAT? NAVIGATING THE PERIMENOPAUSE

    Jean Golden-Tevald, DO, CFCMC, FCP, IFMCP

    Grand Ball Room

    • Understand the underlying physiology that drives the changes in the fertility cycle as women enter their 40s and 50s

    • Identify applications for NaProTECHNOLOGY to women’s various goals in the perimenopausal years

    • Identify the role of the Creighton Model FertilityCare System in monitoring gynecologic health during perimenopause

    11:45-1 p.m. LUNCHEON

    CFCP, CFCMC, AND YOUR DIOCESE – TOGETHER HEALING THE CULTURE!

    Paul Carpentier, MD

    Grand Ball Room

    • Through real-life examples, experience the depth of confusion in our current culture

    • Learn ways that your FertilityCare team can associate with the diocesan efforts to help heal the culture

    • Appreciate the insight and support that you bring to your community, and how your witness is critical to the success of other community efforts

  • 1-2 p.m. PROGESTERONE MONITORING IN PREGNANCY AND/OR RECURRENT PREGNANCY LOSS

    Christine Hemphill, MD, CFCMC

    Grand Ball Room

    • Discuss the NaPro Progesterone monitoring protocol and how to implement the protocol appropriately

    • Discuss the NaPro Preterm Labor Prevention Protocol and how to implement the protocol appropriately

    • Review both largely accepted and controversial recurrent pregnancy loss workup and treatment approaches

    2-3 p.m. USE EFFECTIVENESS STUDIES:

    THE CREIGHTON MODEL FERTILITYCARE SYSTEM

    Thomas W. Hilgers, MD, CFCMC, CFCE

    Grand Ball Room

    • Review studies on various methods of family planning, including the Creighton Model FertilityCare System

    • Discuss why comparing studies on contraceptives with those on the FertilityCare System is like comparing apples to oranges

    • Review how the FertilityCare system can be used to avoid or achieve a pregnancy as well as to monitor and maintain a woman’s gynecologic and reproductive health

    3-3:15 p.m. BREAK

  • 3:15-4:15 p.m. BUSINESS MEETING

    Buchanan Room

  • 5-6 p.m. CLOSING MASS

    Blue Bell Country Club

  • 6-9 p.m. COCKTAILS, CLOSING BANQUET & PRESENTATION OF AWARDS

    Blue Bell Country Club

  • 9 p.m.-12 a.m. NETWORKING

    Farmer’s Daughter Restaurant

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