Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative
Interdisciplinary and multi-professional quality improvement (QI) initiatives that promote continuous, population and evidence-based practices have been shown to improve perinatal health outcomes. This two day online educational program is designed to expand the knowledge and skill base for perinatal health care practitioners in a range of vocations and specialties as well as other perinatal health-related professionals in the identification of QI opportunities, the planning and implementation of QI initiatives and the advancement of evidence-based practices at the institutional, community, and state levels.
Virtual Conference - April 15 and 16, 2021 - 1 PM-4:30 PM ET
Day 1 Topics
- Making Your OB Practice a Safe Place (Respectful Care for All Mothers)
- Promoting Maternal Health Equity: The Louisiana Experience
- Building Trustworthy Systems for Childbirth: Lessons Learned from the Pandemic
- State of the FPQC
Day 2 Topics
- Health Disparities in Skin-to-Skin Care
- Refining Family-Centered Care to Improve Neonatal and Family Outcomes
- Health Equity in NICU Care
- What’s in Your NICU Toolbox?
Maternal Health Speakers
Director of Quality for Women's Services and Associate Professor, Ochsner Health
Medical Director, Louisiana Perinatal Quality Collaborative and PAMR Louisiana Department of Health
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School
Director, Delivery Decisions Initiative, Harvard’s Ariadne Labs
Creator of The JJ Way
Founder, National Perinatal Task Force
Infant Health Speakers
Chair, Division Neonatal Medicine
Director, Neonatal Perinatal Fellowship Training Program
Research Associate Professor, Statistics and Pediatrics, University of Vermont
Immediate Past Chair, AAP, Section on Neonatal Perinatal Medicine
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Neonatology Division, UF Jacksonville
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Neonatal Services, Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies
Early Bird (through Mar 31)
Regular (April 1 and on)
Full Conference: Nurse/Community member $80 $95 Full Conference: Physician $90 $115 Single Day: Nurse/Community member $50 $60 Single Day: Physician $60 $77
If you register for a Single Day, note Thursday or Friday when registering.
ONE EASY WAY TO REGISTER; TWO EASY WAYS TO PAY
You must be registered through the Office of Continuing Professional Development at https://bit.ly/3dmZolp.
TWO EASY WAYS TO PAY:
1. Pay by Credit Card Online: A payment confirmation will be emailed to the participant.
2. Pay by Check: After registering online, a payment voucher with instructions will be emailed to the participant. Registration will not be confirmed until payment is received.
Please Note: Checks must be made payable to USF HPCC (USF Health Professions Conferencing Corporation). Federal ID number is 16-1765073. Only US Dollars are accepted. A $25 fee will be charged on any returned checks.
Mail the payment form with an enclosed check, in USD, to:
USF Health Professions Conferencing Corp.
PO Box 628263
Orlando, FL 32862-8263
Conference Registration Fee Includes (per participant)
• Attendance at the virtual conference
• Continuing education credit as applicable (Florida Board of Nursing; Certified Public Health)
• Electronic Conference syllabus and any handouts.
Single Day conference fee provides access to the activities and continuing education credits as applicable to the day’s events.
Thursday, April 15, 2021
1 PM - 4:30 PM Eastern
Maternal Health Topics (start times are approximate)
1:00 PM Welcome and State of the FPQC William Sappenfield 1:25 PM Making Your OB Practice a Safe Place (Respectful Care for All Mothers)
Jennie Joseph 2:20 PM Promoting Maternal Health Equity: The Louisiana Experience Veronica Gillispie-Bell 3:15 PM Building Trustworthy Systems for Childbirth Neel Shah 4:05 PM Maternal Health Day Wrap-Up
Friday, April 16, 2021
1 PM - 4:30 PM Eastern
Infant Health Topics (start times are approximate)
1:00 PM Welcome 1:05 PM Health Disparities in Skin-to-Skin Care: Closing the Gap Karen Hendricks-Munoz 2:00 PM Refining Family-Centered Care to Improve Neonatal and Family Outcomes Mark Hudak and Colby Day Richardson 2:55 PM What's in your NICU Toolbox? Susan Bowles 3:15 PM Health Equity in NICU Care Erika Edwards 4:05 PM Infant Health Day Wrap-Up
Continuing Education / Accreditation and Learning Objectives
Continuing Education / Accreditation
Certificates of Attendance or certificates of continuing education credit are obtained online after the event.
Nurses FBN (Florida):
USF Health (provider number 2970) is an approved provider of continuing education for nurses through Florida Board of Nursing. This activity has been approved for 5.5 contact hours.
Certified in Public Health (CPH):
Certified in Public Health (CPH) - The College of Public Health at the University of South Florida is an approved provider of Certified in Public Health Continuing Education Credit (CPHCE) by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. This event offers 5 CPH credits, if attendance is both days. Single days are 2 credits.
This information provided at this CME/CNE activity is for continuing education purposes only and not meant to substitute for the independent medical/clinical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.
Competencies to be addressed:
Patient Care; Medical knowledge; Practice-based learning and improvement; Systems-based practice; Professionalism; Interpersonal and communication skills
As a result of participation in this activity, the learner should be able to:
- Plan perinatal quality improvement efforts in their communities and practice settings.
- Lead or participate in a perinatal quality improvement team in the clinical setting.
- Implement perinatal quality improvement efforts in their communities and practice settings.
- Evaluate perinatal quality improvement efforts in their communities and practice settings.
- Recognize opportunities for improving the quality of perinatal care in community and clinical settings.
- Advance national, state and community health policy aimed at improving perinatal health care.
Learning objectives apply to all professions in the target audience.
Payment Policies and Disclosures
Cancellation and Refund Policies
Cancellations must be requested in writing via fax 813-224-7864 or email to email@example.com and received before March 25, 2021 in order to receive a refund. A $25 cancellation fee will be assessed to cover administrative costs. There are no refunds for no-shows or for cancellations received on or after March 25. However, substitutions are welcome without penalty. Please allow up to 3 weeks after the conference for any refunds.
Questions or Assistance
USF HPCC, Office of Continuing Professional Development, firstname.lastname@example.org or 813-224-7860
Conference Coordinator, Bobbi Rose, email@example.com or 813-974-6158
Accommodations for Disabilities / Equal Opportunity
USF is an Equal Opportunity / Equal Access Institution / Affirmative Action Institution. For disability accommodations, contact USF HPCC at 813-224-7860, or email Bobbi Rose at firstname.lastname@example.org a minimum of ten (10) working days in advance.
USF Health adheres to ACCME Standards regarding commercial support of continuing medical education. It is the policy of USF Health that the faculty and planning committee disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, that relevant conflict(s) of interest are resolved, and also that speakers will disclose any unlabeled / unapproved use of drugs or devices during their presentation. Detailed disclosure will be made in the course syllabus.
Course Evaluation and Outcomes Measures
The evaluation process is a critical component in our strategy to offer excellence in our future conferences and to ensure we are addressing the educational needs of our audience. Your comments and feedback make a difference! Please complete the evaluation. In addition, we measure the outcome of the education using a post-event survey sent via email. The results of this survey are equally important as we need to know if the education made a difference, be it in awareness, practice change, health outcomes, or all the above. Please complete the survey when it comes to your inbox approximately 2 months after the conclusion of the conference.