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This guideline identifies the most common practices used throughout labour to establish norms of good practice for the conduct of uncomplicated labour and childbirth. It elevates the concept of experience of care as a critical aspect of ensuring high-quality labour and childbirth care and improved woman-centred outcomes, and not just complementary to provision of routine clinical practices. Read more...
The PQCNC Quality Improvement Award recognizes a North Carolina delivery unit that has made a measurable and sustained positive change in a major perinatal quality improvement indicator/issue through the implementation of quality improvement activities within the previous three years.  Read more...
29 JANUARY 2018 | BANGKOK - WHO’s first release of surveillance data on antibiotic resistance reveals high levels of resistance to a number of serious bacterial infections in both high- and low-income countries.WHO’s new Global Antimicrobial Surveillance System (GLASS) reveals widespread occurrence of antibiotic resistance among 500 000 people with suspected bacterial infections across 22 countries. Read more...
Webinar:  Empowering Nurses to Protect Themselves and Their Patients: Nurses’ Role in Antibiotic Stewardship Date: Friday, February 2, 2018Time: 11:30 a.m. ETRegistration: Register now for this one-hour webinar - the webinar has been pre-recorded but will be followed by a live Q&A session with the speakers.Topics:   Read more...
We want you to join the Safe Reduction in Primary Cesarean Birth PQCNC expert team. PQCNC will manage the project and we will partner with The Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM) just like we did with the current OB hemorrhage project where we had 25 expert team members (Patients, Nurses, Midwives, Docs, Hospital Leaders, DPH, Medicaid and other Insurers).  The team joined to design the aim statement, action plan, and key data elements. We hope 50 folks will step up to help now. Read more...
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PQCNC is recruiting for the Hypoglycemia Expert Team. In ASNS 58 of you statewide (Parents, Pharmacists, Nurses, Practitioners, Docs, Hospital Leaders, DPH folks, Infection Control Specialists) joined to design the aim statement, action plan, and key data elements to be deployed in ASNS. We hope 100 folks will step up to help craft Hypoglycemia!  Read more...
"I think there were some people who thought this would be helpful but it would be more of an early detection and early implementation of therapy as opposed to really saving lives," Dr Stephen Daniels (Children's Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora), who was not involved with the study, told theheart.org | Medscape Cardiology. Read more...

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