Overview

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Presentation Summary

This presentation will provide an overview of the leading causes and trends in maternal morbidity and mortality in Texas. Key definitions of terms will be discussed as well as leading causes of maternal death by race and ethnicity. The history and purpose of the Texas Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Task Force and recent recommendations will be described. The presentation will conclude with a discussion of best practices and recommendations for reducing maternal death. 

Speakers

Amy Raines-Milenkov, DrPH

Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
UNT Health Science Center
Chair, Infant Health Network
Fort Worth, Texas View Full Bio

Accreditation

CNE

UNT Health Science Center is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 16274. This activity is approved for 1.20 Contact Hours.

CPH

This activity is approved for 1.00 credit(s) accepted by the National Board of Public Health Examiners' Certified Public Health (CPH) recertification program.

TSBSWE

This activity is approved for a maximum of 1.00 Clock Hours for Social Workers.

UNTHSC

The University of North Texas Health Science Center certifies this activity for 1.00 hour of participation.

Physicians

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to award continuing medical education to physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for 1.00 hour of AOA Category 1A CME credits. Approval is currently pending.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge
  • Systems-based practice

IOM Competencies

  • Provide patient-centered care
  • Employ evidence-based practice
  • Utilize informatics

Counselor

Texas LPC CEU

University of North Texas Health Science Center is an approved provider, number 2022, by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. This activity is approved for 1.00 CEU credit/1.00 clock hours.

Acknowledgement

In collaboration with Maternal and Child Health Seminar Series, Department of Behavioral and Community Health, UNTHSC School of Public Health.