Combating Maternal Mortality
Date Recorded: 1/27/2020
Last Day to Register: 2/3/2022
Instructional Hours: 5.00
Disclosure Statement: SC AHEC has received federal funds from HRSA (Grant #U77HP03019) to assist in the development and implementation of the AHEC Scholars program.
Description: Participants will examine the health disparities involved with the increasing maternal mortality rates in the U.S. and learn about national and statewide efforts to combat maternal mortality.
Keywords: WOMEN'S HEALTH HEALTH DISPARITIES
Handouts: No handouts are currently available.

Accreditations and Pricing

AccreditationsConsortium MembersAll Others 
AHEC Scholars $0.00
Area Health Education Consortium StudentParticipation recognition only: This 5 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
Health Professions Student $0.00
Area Health Education Consortium StudentParticipation recognition only: This 5 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
All other participants $0.00
Area Health Education ConsortiumParticipation recognition only: This 5 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
Residents (MD/DO, DMD, PharmD) $0.00
Area Health Education ConsortiumParticipation recognition only: This 5 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.

Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
Describe current maternal mortality and morbidity trends in the United States and South Carolina.
Describe populations that are most likely to experience pregnancy-related death or morbidity.
List the most common complications that lead to pregnancy-related deaths, many of which are preventable.
Identify proven-effective treatment protocols that can be adopted in South Carolina to reduce the upward trend in maternal mortality and morbidity.

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