March 21-22, 2013
USF Health’s Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS), Tampa, FL
Course Description: Interdisciplinary and multi-professional, clinical, quality improvement (QI) initiatives that promote continuous, population- and evidence-based practices have been shown to improve perinatal health outcomes. This two-day, educational program is designed to expand the knowledge and skill base for perinatal health care practitioners from a range of vocations and specialties as well as other perinatal health-related professionals in the identification of QI opportunities, the planning and implementation of QI initiatives and the advancement of evidence-based practices at the institutional, community, state and national levels.
Target Audience: Neonatologists, Obstetricians, Pediatricians, Nurses, Nurse Midwives, Other Perinatal Health Practitioners, Administrators, Perinatal Health Educators, Perinatal Health Advocates, Payers, Policymakers and More.
Confirmed Speakers and Topics:
- Jeffrey B. Gould, MD, MPH, California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative
- “Antenatal Steroids: Opportunities for Collaboration”
- “Sustainable Perinatal Quality Improvement: Opportunities and Challenges”
- Jay D. Iams, MD, Ohio Perinatal Quality Collaborative
- “Statewide Progesterone Project”
- Joan Younger Meek, MD, MS, FAAP, FSU College of Medicine
- “Instituting Baby Friendly Practices at Maternal Facilities”
- Celeste G. Milton, MPH, BSN, RN, The Joint Commission
- “Everything You Need to Know About Perinatal Quality Measures but Were Afraid to Ask”
For the full brochure with information on the draft agenda, accreditation, fees, payment and registration: Please click here or email the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative at firstname.lastname@example.org.