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New Joint Commission Standards for Maternal Safety: Practical Strategies for Implementation

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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 Agenda

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

Cost: $40

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 kwade@smfm.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 kwade@smfm.org.

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 kwade@smfm.org

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Day 1 – Focus on Obstetric Hemorrhage (Part 1)
Recorded 10/23/2020
Recorded 10/23/2020 Time Stamps of Presentations: 15:40 Epidemiology of Maternal Mortality, Severe Morbidity, and Racial and Ethnic Disparities (Davidson) 45.20 Obstetric Hemorrhage: Overview of TJC Standards and the AIM Bundle (Combs, Fouche-Camargo) 01:09:30 Stage-Based Hemorrhage Response Checklists (O’Brien) 01:31:40 Panel Discussion and Q&A Panelists: Davidson, Combs, Fouche-Camargo, O’Brien Moderators: Phillippi, Pettker
Day 1 – Focus on Obstetric Hemorrhage (Part 2)
Recorded 10/23/2020
Recorded 10/23/2020 Time Stamps of Presentations: 00:14 Massive Transfusion and Emergency Release Blood: Implementing and Troubleshooting (Eppes) 28:44 Hemorrhage Risk Assessment Tools (O’Brien, Pettker) 50:10 The Hemorrhage Cart: Overcoming Barriers to Successful Deployment (O’Brien, Eppes) 01:13:04 Meaningful Measurement of Blood Loss (Phillippi, Eppes) 01:41:24 Data Tracking, Case Reviews, and Quality Improvement for Postpartum Hemorrhage (Combs) 02:07:00 Panel Discussion and Q&A Panelists: Eppes, O’Brien, Pettker, Phillippi, Combs Moderators: Fouche-Camargo, Davidson
Day 2 – Severe Hypertension (HTN) (Part 1)
Recorded 10/24/2020
Recorded 10/24/2020 Time Stamps of Presentations: 13:27 Severe Hypertension (HTN): Overview of TJC Standards and the AIM Bundle (Menard) 24:55 Proper Measurement of Blood Pressure (BP) and Believing the BP You Measure (Fouche-Camargo, Combs) 51:00 Treatment of Severe HTN (Pettker) 01:09:33 Severe HTN: Implementation of Early Warning Systems (Davidson) 01:34:32 Coordinating Responses from the Emergency Department, Anesthesia, and Other Departments (Phillippi, Menard) 01:55:05 Panel Discussion and Q&A Panelists: Menard, Fouche-Camargo, Pettker, Davidson, Phillippi Moderators: O’Brien, Tsigas
Day 2 – Severe Hypertension (HTN) (Part 2)
Recorded 10/24/2020
Recorded 10/24/2020 Timestamps of Presentations: 00:27 Support for Patients and Families: Teaching and Educational Materials (Tsigas, O’Brien) 41:00 Simulation Resources, Teaching Your Staff How to Debrief Hemorrhage and Severe HTN Cases, and Support for Staff (O’Brien, Phillippi, Davidson) 01:15:28 Data Tracking, Case Reviews, and Quality Improvement for Severe HTN (Combs) 01:37:00 Panel Discussion and Q&A Panelists: Tsigas, O’Brien, Phillippi, Davidson, Combs Moderators: Fouche-Camargo, Menard
CNE Survey
16 Questions
16 Questions After participating in the course, “New Joint Commission Standards for Maternal Safety: Practical Strategies for Implementation,” please complete the questions below to obtain your CNE certificate.
CME Certificate (Physicians)
Up to 9.00 medical credits available  |  Certificate available
Up to 9.00 medical credits available  |  Certificate available Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit is provided for this course through joint providership with The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). 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 enduring 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 enduring 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.
CME Certificate (Non-Physicians)
Up to 9.00 medical credits available  |  Certificate available
Up to 9.00 medical credits available  |  Certificate available AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists designates this enduring 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.
CNE Certificate (Non-Physician)
9.00 CE credits  |  Certificate available
9.00 CE credits  |  Certificate available 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.