Welcome to the AWHONN Louisiana Section

 

Welcome to the AWHONN Louisiana Section website!  Our mission is to empower and support nurses caring for women, newborns, and their families through research, education and advocacy.  We are 355 strong.  If you are interested in joining our community and becoming more active at the local level, email any of the Louisiana section or chapter leaders for more information or explore our new website! 

Follow us on AWHONN Louisiana Facebook page!                                                  Upcoming offerings:

 

-Louisiana AWHONN virtual  conference:                        Friday, October 9, 2020

 

Monthly virtual Louisiana AWHONN meetings:               Recordings from AWHONN national convention 2019

-Email jeniducoing@gmail.com to register

Thursday, Aug 20 @ 7:30pm:                                                                                   Sudden Unexpected Infant Death and Sudden Unexplained Postnatal Collapse

• Monday, Sept 21 @ 7:30pm:                                                                                       How to Manage Hypotension Following Neuraxial Anesthesia

• Monday, Oct 19 @ 7:30pm:                                                                                 What Keeps AWHONN Nurses Up at Night?

• Monday, Nov 9 @ 7:30pm:                                                                         Perioperative Care in the Obstetric Setting

Thursday, Dec 17 @ 7:30pm:                                                                          Perinatal Sepsis Webinar

 

Pregnancy & Corona Virus Webinars & Resources:

WHO, CDC, ACOG, and SMFM Guidance:

The Gift and Breastfeeding:

Mental Health and Substance Abuse:

Telehealth:

SEE CHAPTER WEBSITE PAGES FOR 2020                         MEETING SCHEDULES


SECTION CHAIR
Jenifer Ducoing
jeniducoing@gmail.com

SECTION SECRETARY TREASURER
Robin Firmin
robinf2@cox.net

BATON ROUGE CHAPTER
Maureen Dempsey
maureendempseyrn@gmail.com

NEW ORLEANS CHAPTER
Megan Seay
megan.seay@ochsner.org

Sandra Pitre
SAPITRE@ochsner.org

SHREVEPORT CHAPTER

MONROE CHAPTER
Dian Terry
kdianterry@yahoo.com

LAFAYETTE CHAPTER
Sada Powers
Sayduhh@aol.com

SECTION LEGISLATIVE COORDINATOR
Marree Saltaformaggio
marree.saltaformaggio@gmail.com