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When and Where
  • 9/16/2021 4:00 PM EDT
  • 9/16/2021 5:15 PM EDT
  • Eastern Time

Pricing: $25 Members | $39 E-members | $50 Non-members

Presenters will discuss challenges related to implicit bias, health equity, disparities, and healthcare outcomes in the perinatal subspecialties. Additionally, discussion will include recommendations to address implicit bias within a healthcare provider’s personal and professional life to stimulate health equity within women’s health, obstetric, and neonatal care.


Breanna Lathrop, DNP, MPH, FNP-BC 

Good Samaritan Health Center, Chief Operating Officer and Family Nurse Practitioner 

Lauren Nunally,  MPH, BSN, RN-OB, C-ONQS 

Premier Healthcare, Senior Clinical Consultant 

Raquel “Kelly” Walker, DNP, RNC-MNN, RN-BC, C-ONQS 

Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital, Clinical Specialist, Women’s Services   

Learning Objectives

Explain implicit bias and health equity and their impact on women's health, obstetric, and neonatal outcomes and disparities.  

Compare challenges around and resources for diversity, equity, and inclusion within the context of inpatient perinatal care.  

Evaluate strategies for mitigating the impact of implicit bias personally and professionally, and action steps to promote health equity within perinatal care.  

Contact Hours

1.25 nursing contact hours 

AWHONN Accreditation Statement

The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by AWHONN or the ANCC of any commercial products displayed or discussed in conjunction with an educational activity. AWHONN is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider # CEP580.