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Amazing Newborns Conference

Conference Description

The 28th Annual Amazing Newborns conference, titled, “The art of Newborn Assessment”, is aimed at providing healthcare professionals tools and skills to assess complex issues in neurobiology, renal complications, genetic conditions and endocrinology.  Additionally breakout sessions will focus on helping nurses effectively assess for neonatal abstinence syndrome, as well as focus on simulation training for neonatal resuscitation.  We will also continue to focus on helping families in crisis maintain a safe home for their newborns to go home to.

Conference Objectives

  1. Perform effective assessment of the newborn to determine need for higher level of care and diagnosis.
  2. Apply strategies to help recognize families in crisis and timely interventions to maintain family cohesiveness.
  3. Apply concepts of effective organization and feedback in the simulation setting to facilitate learning.

Registration Fees

Registration includes conference materials, breakfasts and refreshment breaks on Thursday and Friday (lunch is NOT included). Advance registration is encouraged. Register early to avoid disappointment. Due to limited enrollment, your registration will be confirmed. Please confirm your registration before making travel arrangements. Minimum and maximum registration numbers have been established for this conference. Registrations paid in cash must be in the exact amount of tuition. CME does not maintain a petty cash fund. It is UNM policy to charge offerer $35.00 plus normal merchant bank fees for each returned check. Make check payable to: UNM Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development and mail it along with registration form to: UNM CME, MSC09 5370, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001. Your registration will be confirmed by email. UNM CME no longer accepts POs or faxed registrations with credit card information.

Conference Registration FeesEarly Bird
On or Before 10/17/19
Two Days: MD, DO$249.00$289.00$314.00
Two Days: MD, DO paying with Tuition Remission$239.00$279.00$304.00
One Day: MD, DO$169.00$209.00$234.00
One Day: MD, DO pay with Tuition Remission$159.00$199.00$224.00
Two Days: RN, OT, PT, LPN, NP, PA, RT, CCM, Other$199.00$239.00$264.00
Two Days: RN, OT, PT, LPN, NP, PA, RT, CCM, Other paying with Tuition Remission$189.00$229.00$254.00
One Day: RN, OT, PT, LPN, NP, PA, RT, CCM, Other$119.00$159.00$184.00
One Day: RN, OT, PT, LPN, NP, PA, RT, CCM, Other paying with Tuition Remission$109.00$149.00$174.00
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If you preregister and cannot attend, Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development will refund tuition, less a $40.00 administrative fee, provided it is received in writing on or before 10/17/19. No refunds will be issued after this date or for non-attendance. Conferences are subject to cancellation. In the event this conference is cancelled, UNM CME is not responsible for any airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by participants.

UNM Tuition Remission

All eligible UNM Faculty and Staff may enroll using a UNM Tuition Remission (waiver) to cover tuition costs listed on the registration form. PLEASE DO NOT USE THE ONLINE REGISTRATION SITE. A copy of the UNM Tuition Remission Form, along with a copy of the conference registration form, need to be emailed to or faxed to (505) 272-8604. The UNM Tuition Remission Form can be found here: The conference registration form can be found on the right side of this page (click “Download the Brochure”). Proper completion includes all required signatures. No refund or credit will be issued for non-attendance.

Hotel Accommodations

If you need hotel accommodations, consider selecting one of the hotels listed below. Participants are responsible for their own transportation between the two sites.

  • Santa Ana Star Casino Hotel – 54 Jemez Canyon Dam Road, Santa Ana Pueblo, NM
    • A courtesy rate of $109 plus taxes (single occupancy)
    • Rate good until October 24, 2019 or when block is full
    • Must call 844-466-2378 and reference group code 928
  • Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa – 1300 Tuyuna Trail, Santa Ana Pueblo, NM Phone: 505-867-1234
    • No courtesy rate
    • Can make reservations via phone or online
  • Holiday Inn Express – 119 Bell Lane, Bernalillo, NM Phone: 505-867-1600
    • No courtesy rate
    • Can make reservations via phone or phone or online
  • Days Inn by Wyndham – 107 N. Camino del Pueblo, Bernalillo, NM Phone: 505-588-0583
    • No courtesy rate
    • Can make reservations via phone or online

Things to Do

Here's a list of things to do before or after the conference. UNM and/or Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development do not endorse any of these activities.



The University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This activity has been submitted to the New Mexico Nurses Association Accredited Approver Unit for approval to award contact hours. NMNA AAU is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

November 7 - November 8, 2019

Register Online

Santa Ana Star Casino Hotel
Group code is 928 (must call 1-844-466-2378 to make reservation)
54 Jemez Canyon Dam Road,
Santa Ana Pueblo, NM 87004

For additional information, please contact HSC Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development at 505-272-3942 or