New Joint Commission Standards for Maternal Safety: Practical Strategies for Implementation
Purpose: To help facilities meet TJC's new standards for perinatal safety.
Course Co-Hosts: Alliance for Innovation in Maternal Health, American College of Nurse-Midwives, National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health, National Institute for Children's Health Quality, National Network of Perinatal Quality Collaboratives, Preeclampsia Foundation, and Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Target Audience: Obstetrician-gynecologists, maternal-fetal medicine subspecialists, midwives, nurse practitioners, women’s health nurse practitioners, nurses, hospital safety and quality staff, and administrators who are charged with keeping their facilities within TJC standards.
Course Faculty: C. Andrew Combs MD, PhD; Christina Davidson, MD; Catherine Eppes, MD; Jeffrey Fouche-Camargo, DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC, RNC-OB, C-EFM; M. Kathryn Menard, MD, MPH; Barbara O’Brien, MS, RN; Christian Pettker, MD; Julia Phillippi PhD, CNM; Eleni Z. Tsigas
Course Objectives: After this course, learners will be able to: 1) discuss the importance of hemorrhage, hypertension, and racial inequities as preventable causes of maternal death in the United States; 2) discuss similarities and differences between TJC’s new standards for perinatal safety and the AIM bundles for obstetric hemorrhage and severe hypertension; and 3) implement strategies for meeting the new standards, including written protocols and procedures, education of providers and staff, multidisciplinary drills, review of cases, and provision of educational materials to patients and families.
Continuing Nursing Education (CNE): This activity has been evaluated and approved by the Continuing Education Approval Program of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health for 9.0 CE contact hours, zero hours of pharmacology credit. NPWH Activity number 20-15. Each participant should claim only those contact hours that they actually spent in the educational activity. CNE must be claimed by April 30, 2021. If you attended for the live virtual course in October 2020 and have already completed a CNE survey, you do not need to do so again. Your certificate was emailed to you by Alex Hill. If you misplaced it, contact Kerri Wade at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Continuing Medical Education (CME): Continuing Medical Education credit is provided through joint providership with The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. If you registered attended for the live virtual course in October 2020 and have already completed a CME survey, you do not need to do so again. Your certificate was emailed to you by Anna Hall. If you misplaced it, contact Kerri Wade at email@example.com.
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 joint providership of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 9 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
College Cognate Credit(s): The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 9 Category 1 College Cognate Credits. The College has a reciprocity agreement with the AMA that allows AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to be equivalent to College Cognate Credits.
Questions? Contact Kerri Wade at firstname.lastname@example.org