Perinatal and Neonatal loss
This program will provide the Clinical Care Coordination and Discharge Planning staff with a general overview of perinatal and neonatal loss. The presentation will discuss how to care for a bereaved family, the resources available to patients and their families, and further explore the grief process. Additionally, the role of UPMC Magee's Bereavement Coordinator will be discussed and how this resource supports perinatal loss patients and hospital staff members.
Nurses and social workers
- The participant will be able to build skills to effectively and compassionately care for patients who experience perinatal loss.
- The participant will be able to identify resources available to families who experience perinatal loss.
- The participant will gain a better understanding of grief in perinatal loss.
- The participant will gain knowledge to support families who experience pregnancy after loss.
Audrey Wrobel, LSW
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.
Nursing (ANCC) - The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1 contact hour.
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credits.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 ASWB
- 1.00 Attendance