The goal of this webinar is to educate healthcare professionals about a new paradigm for preventing poor pregnancy outcomes. Upon completion, participants will be able to:
- Explain the rationale and advantages of targeting prematurity reduction efforts at women before and between pregnancies
- Discuss five preconception/interconception risk factors for prematurity and link to appropriate interventions
- Identify three specific actions that a nurse working in well woman care, antenatal and postpartum care or NICU/well child units can employ to decrease the risks for prematurity in subsequent pregnancies
Merry-K Moos, RN, FNP, MPH, FAAN has declared she is a consultant to the March of Dimes National Office and she has received a grant from the Kellogg Foundation to create a preconception toolkit.