The Real-World Impact of the AWHONN Convention

by, Michelle Amstutz, RN
Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor MI

I would like to share what an impact attending nationals has been for me over the last few years.

A few years ago I went to hear Michelle Collins present on Nitrous. She talked about bringing nitrous to Vanderbilt University Hospital. I was so inspired by her talk that I reached out to her to find out how I could do the same thing. Continue reading

See You In Grapevine!

Victoriaby, Bree Fallon, BSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM

When I was told my administration would be sending three of us to the AWHONN Convention, my heart skipped a beat. Actually, I squealed like a child and jumped up and down. It was a dream come true! I couldn’t help but compare Convention to a labor and delivery nurse’s Disneyland. It’s funny to me now remembering that day, as I would have had no way of possibly knowing what a tremendous impact the trip to Convention would have, both on my own nursing career as well as my unit. Continue reading