WPLCA Conference- May the 4th (Trimester) be With You! One Woman at a Time, Centering Pregnancy and Lactation
Nationwide, complications have increased in women in the first year following childbirth. Medical providers , nursing staff, and other healthcare professionals need to be equipped with knowledge and understanding of these complications to ensure positive patient outcomes. The WPLCA Conference will provide attendees knowledge related to caring for women beyond childbirth and into the fourth trimester.
Medical providers, nursing staff, and healthcare professionals.
The learner will be able to define and describe centering pregnancy
The learner will be able to describe positive pregnancy outcomes associated with centering care
The learner will be able to describe the approach to fourth trimester care
The learner will be able to define AWHONN 's post-birth warning signs
The learner will be able to describe how pre-term birth and postpartum complications affect lactation
The learner will be able describe the educational programming of centering pregnancy
The learner will be able to name and describe the role of the medical providers, other professionals and community partners involved in centering
The learner will be able to describe centering pregnancy from the patient perspective
The learner will be able to describe three benefits from centering pregnancy
The learner will be able to identify three cultural sensitivities and considerations to provide optimal care for patients
The learner will be able to identify three traditions or taboos associated with breastfeeding
Rowena D. Pingul-Ravano MD
Maggie Judge RN, CLC
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 4.5 contact hours.
- 4.50 AAPA Category I CME
- 4.50 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 4.50 Attendance