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Combating Maternal Mortality

Program Date & Time:
January 27, 2020
Modality:
  • Online module
Registration Fee:
Free
Additional Details
Instructional Hours:
5.00
Didactic Hours (AHEC Scholars):
5.00
Experiential Hours (AHEC Scholars):
0.00
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Presenter(s)
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

Objectives

At the 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.
Disclosures
SC AHEC has received federal funds from HRSA (Grant #U77HP03019) to assist in the development and implementation of the AHEC Scholars program.
Credits Available
  • Residents (MD/DO, DMD, PharmD)
    Area Health Education Consortium
    Credit Statement
    Participation recognition only: This 5 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
  • Health Professions Student
    Area Health Education Consortium Student
    Credit Statement
    Participation recognition only: This 5 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
  • All other participants
    Area Health Education Consortium
    Credit Statement
    Participation recognition only: This 5 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
  • AHEC Scholars
    Area Health Education Consortium Student
    Credit Statement
    Participation recognition only: This 5 hour(s) program is presented by SC AHEC.
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