APT Annual Conference

Registration now open for the 28th Annual APT Perinatal Conference

The 28th Annual Conference will be held on August 9 & 10, 2018 in Flagstaff, Arizona at the High Country Conference Center.


Online (payment via PayPal)

Print and Mail-in

Conference sponsorship, exhibitor & benefactor opportunities are available. For more information please contact Amy Breitkreitz via email, amy@azperinatal.org.



  • Discounted Earl Bird rate of $175.00 if received by 7/20/18
  • Individual rate of $200 if received 7/21/18 thru 8/9/18


  • Benefactor: $500 (NO Attendees) 
  • Non-Profit: $500 (1 Attendee)
  • For Profit: $1,000 (2 Attendees)
  • Sponsor: $2,500 (3 Attendees)


Room reservations for the Conference can be made with the Drury Inn & Suites at (800)325-0720, or online at www.druryhotels.com. Please reference Group Number 2320208 for the Group Rate of $144.95 per room, per night plus tax. Reservations must be received by Friday, July 6, 2018 in

order to qualify for the 2018 APT Conference Group Rate. Reservations made after this date will be based on availability at the prevailing rate. Onsite parking is available to guests in the adjoining High Country Conference Center Parking Garage.


  • Download (as of July 9, 2018)
    Note: The conference and exhibit rooms are air conditioned, and it is sometimes difficult to keep a moderate temperature for all. We recommend that you bring a jacket or a sweater.


  • Nursing CEU’s are being applied for through Air Evac Services.

The 2017 APT Perinatal Conference was a SUCCESS!

Thank you to the wonderful Speakers who provided interesting topics and education information to the over 195 health care professionals in attendance at the 27th Annual APT Perinatal Conference . 

Thank You - 2018 Conference Supporters*


ADHS, Bureau of Women’s & Children’s Health


Northern Arizona Healthcare


Advantage Medical, Inc.

Air Evac

Air Methods

Arizona Chapter of the American Association of Birth Centers, Inc. & the Arizona Chapter of the American College of Nurse Midwives

Arizona Family Health Partnership

Arizona Fetal Care Network/Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Arizona Perinatal Care Centers

Arizona Public Cord Blood Program/Save the Cord Foundation

Arizona State Laboratory – Office of Newborn Screening

AWHONN Arizona

Banner Children’s

Grand Canyon University

Guardian Air

Integrated Genetics/Sequenom

Kentec Medical, Inc.

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

March of Dimes

Maricopa Integrated Health Systems

Mead Johnson Nutrition

National Bank of Arizona

OptionCare Women’s Health

Phoenix Perinatal Associates

Prolacta Bioscience

Ryan House

Sage Therapeutics


The University of Arizona College of Nursing “NEC-Zero Program”

*The above listing includes organizations who have registered through July 23, 2018. If you are interested in participating in the APT Perinatal Conference as an Sponsor, Exhibitor, or Benefactor, please contact Amy Breitkreitz at, amy@azperinatal.org


NAL, an affiliate of Obstetrix Medical Group of Phoenix, P.C./MEDNAX

Chris Blackert Outstanding Rural Nurse of The Year Award

2017 Chris Blackert Rural Nurse Award Recipient

About the Award

The purpose of the award is to recognize a nurse from a rural certified APT/APRS Hospital that has worked in rural setting for two years as a clinical maternal or neonatal nurse. The award winner is an individual who has demonstrated excellence in practice and shown initiative in improving patient care.  The recipient of the award will be recognized at the Arizona Perinatal Trust – Annual Perinatal Conference (presently held annually in Flagstaff, Arizona). The recipients cost of registration, travel expense and room are covered for the Award Year.