Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative Second Annual Conference 2013

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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 fpqc@health.usf.edu.