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Advocate Condell Hosts Perinatal Bereavement Training

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Advocate Condell Medical Center

Each year, nearly 1 million babies in the United States die as a result of miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or newborn death. Do nurses, physicians, social workers, chaplains and other caregivers know what to do or say to support grieving families?

Healthcare professionals have an opportunity to enhance their knowledge and skill level while increasing their personal awareness in the field of perinatal bereavement care by attending Resolve Through Sharing (RTS) Bereavement Training in Perinatal Death and RTS Coordinator Training. The training will be held at Advocate Condell Medical Center, 801 S. Milwaukee Ave., on April 24-26, 2013.

The RTS Bereavement Training in Perinatal Death course reflects the latest in research, innovations in practice and updated systems. More than 35,000 healthcare professionals worldwide have attended the training.

To find out more about this educational program or to register for the course, visit For more information, contact Jennifer Johnson, RNC, Perinatal Education Coordinator, Advocate Condell Medical Center, at 847-990-5407.

About Advocate Condell Medical Center

Advocate Condell Medical Center is the leading provider of comprehensive medical and surgical services in Lake County, with state-of-the-art heart, neurosurgical, maternity and emergency services. Condell's emergency department is the only Level 1 Trauma Center in Lake County, Illinois. It also features the only dedicated pediatric emergency department in the county. Condell holds accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers for cardiac patients, and is accredited by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center. Advocate Condell is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the Chicago metro area for superior results in patient safety and health outcomes.