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Here's the recent news from PQCNC.

NC Stewardship of Antimicrobial Resources (STAR) Partners initiative is now live for acute care hospitals!  The North Carolina Department of Public Health and the NC SHARPPS program would like to recognize work supporting antimicrobial stewardship in hospitals around the state. Read more...
The PQCNC annual meeting planned for September 12th in Raleigh is being cancelled. Most of the state is in the midst of disaster preparedness as we await the arrival of Hurricane Florence, and at least 1/3 of the state faces the real threat of Category 2-4 winds and severe flooding. Read more...
NPIC Member Only Webinar and Open DiscussionTHE ARRIVE STUDYPlease join NPIC and Member Hospitals for a hosted webinar and open forum discussion on the soon to be released ARRIVE Study. Presentation & Discussion Facilitated ByHYAGRIV N. SIMHAN, M.D., M.S.Executive Vice Chair, Obstetrical ServicesDirector, Patient Care Delivery Innovation and Technology, UPMC Read more...
Wow...we are just now convening the Expert Teams for Newborn Hypoglycemia and Safely Reducing Primary Cesarean Section Rates but it is already that time!  Read more...
12th Cone Health NICU Conference: Improving Neurodevelopmental Outcomes for Our Most Vulnerable Patients  Wednesday, April 11, 2018 8:55 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. (Check-in 8:30 a.m.)The Lusk Center, Greensboro, NC2501 Summit Ave, Greensboro, NC 27405  Read more...
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...
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...

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