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Beginning Life Issues

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About

 

WHEN
April 8, 2017
7:30am - 6:00pm

WHERE
St. John Paul II Foundation
7730 Westview Dr. 
Houston, Texas 77055

REGISTRATION FEE
Fee includes CME/CNE, breakfast, lunch & reception: 

Physicians/Physicians Assistant  $119
Nurse Practitioners $109
Nurses $109
General Admission $67
Medical residents, clergy and religious   $50
Scholarship for medical and nursing students $10


Topics

Losing a Child to Miscarriage or Early Death
-John Bruchalski, M.D., Maureen Condic, Ph.D., Rev. James Burkart & Wendy and Vince O'Bar

NaProTechnology: A Life Affirming Option
-Gavin Puthoff, M.D. 

Freedom and Conscience According to St. John Paul II & Pope Benedict XVI -Rev. Anthony Giampietro, C.S.B., Ph.D.

When Does Life Begin: The Science 
-Maureen Condic, Ph.D. 

Testimony of a Former Abortion Provider
-John Bruchalski, M.D.

Ectopic and Other Difficult Pregnancies
-Arland K. Nichols, Ph.D. (cand.), Kathryn Karges, M.D., Jamie Hernandez, M.D., and Brooke Jemelka, M.D.

 

Threats to Religious Liberty and Rights of Conscience:
Avoiding Cooperation with Abortion

 -Nikolas T. Nikas, J.D.

 

Speakers

Maureen Condic, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, 
University of Utah School of Medicine

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John Bruchalski, M.D.
Founder, Tepeyac Family Center

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Nikolas T. Nikas, J.D.
President, Bioethics Defense Fund

Most Rev. Steven J. Lopes, S.T.D.
Bishop, Personal Ordinariate
of the Chair of St. Peter

 
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Arland K. Nichols, Ph.D. (cand.)
President, St. John Paul II Foundation

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Kathryn Karges, M.D., 
Brooke Jemelka, M.D., and
Jamie Hernandez, M.D.  
CHI St. Luke’s Hospital

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Rev. Anthony Giampietro,
C.S.B., Ph.D.
Director of Development, Archdiocese of San Francisco

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Gavin Puthoff, M.D.
Mercy Hospital, St. Louis, MO

 

Rev. James Burkart
Pastor, Christ the Good Shepherd

Wendy and Vince O'Bar
A married couple who lost 2 children in their first year of life.  
 

 

Schedule

Confessions/Registration

Mass with Most Rev. Steven J. Lopes, S.T.D.

Breakfast

Prayer & Introductions

Freedom & Conscience According to St. John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI
-Rev. Anthony Giampietro, C.S.B., Ph.D.

Confessions Available 

When Does Life Begin:  The Science
-Maureen Condic, Ph.D.

Break

Losing a Child to Miscarriage or Early Death
-John Bruchalski, M.D., Maureen Condic, Ph.D., Rev. James Burkart, Wendy and Vincent O'Bar

Hippocratic Oath Luncheon

Threats to Religious Liberty and Rights of Conscience:  Avoiding Cooperation with Abortion
-Nikolas T. Nikas, J.D.

Testimony of a Former Abortion Provider
-John Bruchalski, M.D. 

Ectopic and Other Difficult Pregnancies
-Kathryn Karges, M.D.,  Brooke Jemelka, M.D., Jamie Hernandez, M.D., and Arland K. Nichols, Ph.D. (cand.)

NaProTechnology:  A Life Affirming Option
-Gavin Puthoff, M.D. 

Wine & Cheese Networking Reception


7:00- 8:45 am

7:30 – 8:15 am

7:30 – 8:45 am

8:45 am

8:50 – 9:50 am
 

10:00 - 12:30 pm

9:55 – 10:55 am
 

10:55 – 11:10 am

11:10 – 12:00 pm
 

12:00 – 1:20pm

12:30 – 1:30 pm
 

1:45 -2:45 pm


2:50 – 3:50 pm

 

4:00 – 5:00 pm
 

5:00 – 6:00 pm


Beginning Life Issues Online Registration


Presenting Sponsors

 

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Continuing Education Available

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Christian Medical & Dental Associations (CMDA) and the St. John Paul II Foundation. Christian Medical & Dental Associations is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The AMA Designation Statement
The Christian Medical & Dental Associations designates this educational activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistant
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM by an organization accredited by the ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

Nurse Practitioner
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCP for further guidelines.

Nurse
This activity has been submitted to AAOHN for approval to award contact hours. AAOHN is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.