WPLCA Conference- May the 4th (Trimester) be With You! One Woman at a Time, Centering Pregnancy and Lactation

Pittsburgh, PA US
December 4, 2021

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.

Target Audience

Medical providers, nursing staff, and healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

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 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.50 AAPA Category I CME
  • 4.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 4.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
12/04/2021
Course expires: 
01/14/2022
Event starts: 
12/04/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
12/04/2021 - 4:00pm
UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
300 Halket St
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
United States

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.

Available Credit

  • 4.50 AAPA Category I CME
  • 4.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 4.50 Attendance
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