Magee-Womens UPMC Hamot Education & Simulation 4.3.23
As maternal morbidity and mortality in the Unites States has continued to rise, almost doubling over the last 30 years, it is imperative that hospital staff are provided with current education on the leading causes such as hemorrhage and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, as well as a safe training environment for simulation drills, discussions, case studies, and feedback. It is the goal of Magee-Womens UPMC Hamot to ensure staff are competent in providing safe, quality care that contributes to the reduction of maternal morbidity and mortality.
Define, identify, and plan for proper care of patients with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.
Define, identify, and plan for proper care of the patient with a placental abruption.
Define, identify, and plan for proper care of the pregnant patient in cardiac arrest.
Simulate patient care roles in scenarios related to maternal hypertensive crisis, utilizing Team Stepps.
Simulate patient care roles in scenarios related to placental abruption, utilizing Team Stepps.
Simulate patient care roles in scenarios related to the pregnant patient in cardia arrest, utilizing Team Stepps.
•PowerPoint Education: Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy
•Tabletop discussion of case reviews
•Simulation: Eclamptic seizure in labor
•PowerPoint Education: Placental Abruption & Maternal Cardiac Arrest
•Tabletop discussion of case reviews
•Simulation: Occult abruption following MVA
The information presented at this CME program represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, UPMC / University of Pittsburgh Medical Center or Affiliates and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each program attendee must always use his/her own personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses
Heather Vogan, Nurse Educator
Jennifer Young, Programmatic Nurse Specialist
Laura Wise, OB Triage Sr Physician Assistant
No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.
Accreditation and credit designation
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.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 3.75 contact hours.
Physician Assistant (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 3.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
Other Healthcare Professionals
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 3.75 AAPA Category I CME
- 3.75 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 3.75 Attendance