The Birth Equity Journey: Optimizing Management of Severe Hypertension; Enduring Activity 2: 2/15/2022 Webinar Recording

This enduring activity is a recording of a live webinar presentation that was delivered on February 15, 2022.

The agenda includes a review of aggregate data from hospitals that completed HTN structure and process measures, a bundle component presentation about multidisciplinary simulation, and “QI Corner” segment about defining measurement.

This webinar series provides training for obstetric healthcare providers on (1) the definitions and rates of severe maternal morbidity, (2) the practice guidelines to address SMM (maternal safety bundles), (3) collecting and stratifying SMM data based on race/ethnicity, and (4) recognizing and implementing the structures and processes to improve maternal health outcomes.

The series also outlines how to build collaborative and interdisciplinary teams to implement quality improvement initiatives and improve patient-centered and equitable care during pregnancy and postpartum. Also included are the practice components or maternal safety bundles, the process measures that indicate quality care, and strategies to provide equitable care for pregnant and postpartum people. 

 

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of primary care physicians, anesthesiologists, emergency medicine and family medicine physicians, obstetricians, pediatricians, mental health professionals, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners and midwives. 

 

 

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe and implement clinical best practice of the AIM maternal safety bundles
  2. Describe and implement the safety bundles using the improvement science process
  3. Complete structure and process measures of the safety bundles
  4. Discuss teaming process to utilize improvement science
  5. Implement strategies to improve pregnancy experiences and birth outcomes for MA families as part of a state collaborative

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
08/05/2022
Course expires: 
08/04/2023

This enduring activity is a recording of a live 60-minute webinar presentation that was delivered on February 15, 2022.

 

Course Co-Directors

Audra Meadows, MD, MPH
Course Co-Director
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of California-San Diego
Co-Chair of the Perinatal-Neonatal Quality Improvement Network of Massachusetts (PNQIN)
San Diego, CA

Ronald Iverson, MD, MPH
Course Co-Director
Vice Chair of Obstetrics
Director of Labor and Delivery
Boston Medical Center 
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Boston University School of Medicine
Co-Chair of the Perinatal-Neonatal Quality Improvement Network of Massachusetts (PNQIN)
Boston, MA

Speakers
Erik Clinton, MD
Ilona Goldfarb, MD, MPH

Elizabeth West, RN

Accreditor Disclosure Policy
Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals involved in the development and presentation of Accredited Continuing Education activities to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. This information is disclosed to all activity participants prior to the start of the educational activity. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to mitigate all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed. 

In accordance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies that faculty, planners, authors and anyone who may be in control of content have been mitigated.

Program Faculty Disclosures

The following faculty members have no relevant financial relationships to disclose:

Kathleen Barker, MD; Erik Clinton, MD; Ilona Goldfarb, MD, MPH; Andrew Healy, MD; Ron Iverson, MD, MPH; Karen Manganaro, MSN, RNC-OB; Audra Meadows, MD, MPH; Mimi Pomerleau, DNP, RNC-OB; Emily Reiff, MD; Laura Spice, RN; Sarah Thibodeau, RNC-OB, C-EFM, BSN; Kali Vitek, MPH; Elizabeth West, RN; Rachel Wood, MD; Christina Yarrington, MD, FACOG


Off-Label Discussion
The faculty members do not plan on discussing unlabeled/investigational uses of a commercial product.

Program Planning Committee Disclosures
The following members of the The Perinatel-Neonatal Quality Improvement Network of Massachusetts's(PNQIN) planning committee have no relevant financial relationships to disclose:

Hafsatou Diop, MD, MPH; Principal Investigator
Bonnell W. Glass, MN, RN; Nurse Advisor
Ronald Iverson, MD, MPH; Course Co-Director, Clinical Advisor
Karen Manganaro, MSN, RNC-OB; Nurse Advisor
Audra Meadows, MD, MPH; Course Co-Director, Clinical Advisor, Facilitator
Mary Pomerleau, DNP, RNC-OB; Nurse Advisor
Kali Vitek, MPH; Project Management Specialist

Accreditor Disclosures
The following planning committee members from Boston University School of Medicine’s Office of Continuing Medical Education have no relevant financial relationships to disclose:

Michael Burk, BS – Senior Program Manager

Carmela A. Townsend, DNP, MS/MBA, RN – Lead Nurse Planner

ACCME Accreditation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Boston University School of Medicine and The Perinatal-Neonatal Quality Improvement Network of Massachusetts. Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE Accreditation
This educational activity has been provided by Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education and jointly-provided by The Perinatal-Neonatal Quality Improvement Network of Massachusetts.

Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Contact Hours: 1

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Boston University School of Medicine designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  • 1.00 Participation
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