Maternal Mortality is an Urgent Health Crisis.
Despite healthcare advances, maternal mortality and morbidity rates have risen in the United States since the 1990's. But this crisis most deeply impacts Black mothers. In New Jersey, the pregnancy-related death rate for Black women is nearly seven times higher than White women.
At the conclusion of this learning activity, the participant will able to:
Three months after attending the symposium, 75% of learners will be able to incorporate strategies for supporting maternal health and perinatal safety into their professional practice in order to provide improved patient care.
Acknowledgement of Commercial Support
Commercial Support was provided by The Nicholson Foundation, Family Health Initiatives, and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey.
Successful Completion/Awarding of Certificates
To receive contact hours for this continuing education program, the registrant must sign-in for the webinar, attend the entire presentation and complete and submit an evaluation. A certificate of completion will be distributed within two weeks of the program date.
AMA Credit Designation Statement: Saint Barnabas Medical Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Accreditation Statement: Saint Barnabas Medical Center is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey (MSNJ) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Disclosure Policy: It is the policy of Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Office of Continuing Medical Education to ensure balance, independence, transparency, objectivity and scientific rigor in all CME sponsored educational activities. All participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict(s) of interest that may arise from the relationship. Presenters must also make a meaningful disclosure to the audience of their discussion of unlabeled or unapproved drugs or devises. This information will be available as part of the activity material.
“Patient Safety Committee Work Product - Confidentiality Protection and Restrictions on Disclosure Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 26:2H -12.25b. & N.J.A.C. 8:43E-10.0”
This program has been awarded 4.0 contact hours.
The Partnership for Maternal and Child Health is approved as a provider of continuing nursing professional development by New Jersey State Nurses Association an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. #P194-2/2023.
Approval status does not imply endorsement by the Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey, NJSNA or by ANCC of any commercial products discussed/displayed in conjunction with the educational activity.