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

  • Encourage the work of FertilityCare and NaProTECHNOLOGY

    Review what marriage is.
    Discuss the benefits of married couples using NFP.
    Explore how to help couples love with their whole heart, for lifelong, joy-filled marriages

    Grand Ball Room

  • 9-11 p.m. OPENING RECEPTION

    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 & Becky Knapp, RN, BSN, CFCP. CFCE

    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 

    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

    Franklinville 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

    • Discuss arguments for natural family planning as part of “fertility awareness” in contrast to artificial methods of contraception

    • Explain how the practice of NFP fosters growth in virtues, builds character and strengthens marriages 

                Describe how to present effective arguments for natural family planning and fertility awareness, in light of concerns and difficulties of people from various ethnic, economic, and religious backgrounds

  • 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

    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. A RESPONSE TO THE GUTTMACHER INSTITUTE

    Thomas W. Hilgers, MD, CFCMC, CFCE

    Grand Ball Room

    • Review assessment of CrMS by Guttmacher Institute

    • Discuss the background of the Guttmacher Institute

  • • Discuss the obstacles to the Guttmacher approach to CrMS

  • 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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