Applying Trauma-Informed Care to Mitigate Implicit Bias

Altoona, PA US
December 11, 2023

This course will provide education on trauma-informed care principles and correlate them to care provided in the maternity setting.

Target Audience

Registered Nurses working in the perinatal setting.

Learning Objectives

Learners will be able to:

Identify types of trauma and how trauma leads to physiological and psychological changes in the brain and body.

Recognize how implicit bias presents in the nurse-patient encounter in maternity settings.

Breakdown the reasons for the universal application of trauma-informed care (TIC) principles in maternity settings.

Examine the six principles of TIC and correlate them to six interventions for perinatal nursing.

Evaluate the feasibility of applying TIC interventions to nursing practice today and how it can mitigate implicit bias in maternity settings.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
Course opens: 
12/11/2023
Course expires: 
01/11/2024
Event starts: 
12/11/2023 - 5:00pm EST
Event ends: 
12/11/2023 - 7:00pm EST

This program will identify types of trauma and how trauma leads to physiological and psychological changes. It will also include the universal application of trauma-informed care in the perinatal setting

UPMC Altoona
620 Howard Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601
United States

Kate Hetherington Endres, DNP, FNP-BC, RNC-OB, C-FEM

Assistant Professor, Vice Chair for Administration

Department of Health Promotion and Development,

University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
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