During this Free Webinar You Will Learn:
Jennifer Canvasser founded the Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) Society after her son Micah died from complications of the disease. During this webinar, Jennifer will share the story of her son’s life, the experience of her family in the NICU, and her experience as his mother, both during his life and after his passing. The parent perspective during a NICU stay will be discussed, providing guidance to clinicians as to how we can best identify and serve the psychological and emotional needs of families as partners in their baby’s care. Finally, Jennifer will discuss the ways that she has allowed the experience of her son’s death to shape her life, work, and the lives of others.
- List two ways to engage families as partners in care
- Identify the most important member of the infant's care team
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Jennifer Canvasser, MSW
Jennifer completed her undergraduate studies at UCLA, earned her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Southern California, and is currently a part-time doctoral student studying sociology at UC Davis. Jennifer serves as an expert panelist for the California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative and served as an advisor for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) for three years. She has served as the project lead on three PCORI Engagement Awards as well as the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s Rare As One Network.