October 9-11, 2023 | The Osthoff Resort | Elkhart Lake, WI

Wisconsin Perinatal Conference

This year marks the 53rd WAPC Statewide Perinatal Conference and the 6th Wisconsin Perinatal Quality Collaborative (WisPQC) Annual Summit. For the second year running, the WAPC Conference and the WIsPQC Summit will be combined into one event – the 2023 Wisconsin Perinatal Conference!

WAPC welcomes perinatal professionals from across the spectrum of care. We encourage nurses, physicians, midwives, doulas, quality improvement experts, public health professionals, lactation consultants, social workers, and more to attend. To find out what will be of interest to you at our conference, reach out to us at wapc@wiperinatal.org.

Conference Fees

Registration RatesFull ConferenceOne Day
WAPC Member$350$225

Early Bird Discount!  Register before August 28th to receive $40 off the registration fees listed above. Registration and payment must be received by this date to receive the discount.

Students/Retired: Email wapc@wiperinatal.org prior to registering to receive the promocode for your discount.

Tim Boehmer Scholarship: Scholarships are available thanks to the generous support of the Perinatal Foundation’s Tim Boehmer Education Fund. Full and partial scholarships are available, as well as a limited number of travel scholarships. Please email us at wapc@wiperinatal.org for more information.

Registration Policies

Registration must be completed by September 29, 2023 to ensure access to all conference materials.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received in writing by September 29, 2023. No refunds will be made for cancellations received after September 29, 2023. Refunds will not be given for no-shows.

Hotel Accommodations

We encourage you to reserve a room at a discounted rate through our room block at the beautiful Osthoff Resort at 101 Ostoff Ave, Elkart Lake, WI 53020.

Reservations must be made by September 13, 2023. 

***  Register for the conference to receive an email with the hotel discount code.  ***

            • Guestrooms & 1 Bedroom Suites: $134/night
            • 2 Bedroom Courtyard/Lakeview Suites: $184/night
            • 2 Bedroom Woodland Suites: $154/night

Exhibit & Sponsorship Opportunities

WAPC and WisPQC depend on the support of unrestricted educational grants from exhibitors and sponsors like you to assure the availability of a high-quality, affordable, continuing education in perinatal health.

Continuing Education

Please see below for the various types of continuing education credits offered at this year’s conference and more information on how to claim those.

Continuing Medical Education

The Wisconsin Association for Perinatal Care (WAPC) is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Wisconsin Association for Perinatal Care (WAPC) designates this live course for a maximum of 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Professional Development

The Wisconsin Association for Perinatal Care (WAPC) is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This live course meets the criteria for a maximum of 14.5 contact hours.

Certified Health Education Specialist

Members of the planning committee are finalizing the sessions in this program that will be designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) credit. Sessions available for credit will be noted in the descriptions.

Claiming Credit

To claim your CME, CNE or CHES credit for courses completed during the conference, you must attend the full session and complete the conference evaluation within 2 weeks of the end of the conference. 

  • Deadline for evaluations: October 25, 2023

Planning Committee

Thank you to the members of our planning committee for their dedication to putting together a great program. 

Chair: Teresa Johnson, PhD, RN

Staci Bohling, BSN, RNC-ONQS

Erica Costigan, MSN, RN, CNL, IBCLC, RNC-IAP

Ann Ebert, PharmD

Charlene Galston, RNC-OB, BSN, ME-PD, IBCLC

Leah Hanson, MSN, RN, C-EFM

Kris Hayes, BS/CSW

Jeana M. Holt, PhD, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, APNP

Holly Kaminski, BS Pharm, BCPS, BCPPS

Debra Kenzler, MS, RNC-NIC

Julie Kessel, MD

Russell S. Kirby, PhD, MS, FACE

Anne Kuschel, RNC-Fetal Monitoring

Emilie Lamberg Jones, BSW, RN, C-EFM, CPLC

Teresa Lass, BSN, RNC-MNN

Janet Letter, MSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM

Lauren Lotter, CHES

Paul J. Neary, MD

Nancy Patrick, DNP, RNC-OB, C-EFM

Courtney Pickar, MS, RNC-OB, ACNS-BC, C-ONQS, C-EFM

Melissa Remiker, MSN, CNML, RNC-MNN

Jeanne Rosendale, MSN, BSN, RN

Kimberly Seeger Langlais, MD

Danae Steele, MD

Michelle Stringer, MSN, RNC-MNN

Meagan Thompson, DNP, CNM, CLC, ARNP

Sarah Walder, NNP-BC

Judy Zunk, MS, RDN, CD

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