Racial disparities in maternal health outcomes - Strategies to narrow the gap

Content
2 modules

Rating

Course Length
60 mins

Instructor
Medela Global Education

Price
Free

Description

This course encourages, motivates, and inspires others to take on similar initiatives to address racial disparities in maternal health care and implement quality and safety measures to improve outcomes for pregnant and post-partum women.

 

Presenters

Bonnie DiPietro, RN, MS, NEA-BC, FACHE

Ms. DiPietro has more than 40 years of healthcare experience, holding clinical, educational, management and executive positions throughout the Baltimore-Washington metro area. She holds both a Master of Science degree in Nursing Administration and a Bachelor of Science (nursing) degree from the University of Maryland. She is active in many local and national professional organizations. In her role at the Maryland Patient Safety Center she provides coordination of all the Center’s collaboratives, education and conference offerings and serves as manager of day to day operations for the organization.

 

Blair Eig, MD, MBA, MA

Blair Eig is currently the President and CEO of the Maryland Patient Safety Center, the nonprofit Patient Safety Organization designated by the State of Maryland. He was previously the Chief Medical Officer for 19 years for the Holy Cross Health system, the Maryland Region of Trinity Health.

Blair is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine. He has previously been the President of the Medical Staff at Children’s National, the Chair of the Laboratory Advisory Committee for the State of Maryland, the Board Chair for the Maryland Healthcare Education Institute, and a member of the Executive Committee of the Maryland Hospital Association.

Objectives

Upon completion of this program, the participant will be able to:

  • Understand the scope of the racial disparities in maternal health morbidity and mortality in the United States
  • Review state level data and the improvement efforts to reduce peripartum racial and ethnic disparities
  • Identify one state’s strategies to improve maternal health disparities and outcomes

Certificate

By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Certificate Racial disparities in maternal health outcomes

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