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

      • 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. THE HOLY 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 policymakers 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. THE NATURAL LAW:  WORKING WITH INFERTILE COUPLE

        Fr. Joseph LoJacono

        Grand Ball Room

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      • 10:30-10:45 a.m. BREAK

      • 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. A. or B. BREAKOUT SESSIONSA.

        A.

        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

      • 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

      •                                        

      •                                    Thank you all for attending the 2019 Annual Meeting.                                 

      •                    See you in St. Louis for the 39th Annual Meeting!

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