PQCNC AIM OBH Tranexamic Acid for the Treatment of Postpartum Hemorrhage - Dr. Jeffrey Stinson, Chief of Obstetrics at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, provides a brief review of the recent literature supporting the use of tranexamic acid (TXA) in preventing obstetric hemorrhage. He also shares his experience of implementing TXA at New Hanover.
PQCNC AIM OBH EMR Integration - OB Informatics specialist at Randolph Health, Chanda Casey, BSN, RN, outlines their extensive integration of hemorrhage risk assessments, order sets and tracking reports they have built in their Meditech electronic medical record system. The EMR integration assists their staff with identifying those at risk and directs them to the necessary stage-based steps needed to follow for successful and safe management of the OB patient. Most importantly, the reports her team is able to track is impressive and leads to continuous monitoring necessary to identify opportunities for improvement.
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PQCNC Postpartum Hemorrhage Update: New Features for the Bundle - Dr. Elliott Main, Medical Director for the California Maternal Quality Collaborative, discusses the October 2017 ACOG Practice Bulletin on postpartum hemorrhage, including recommendations for patient management provided in the AIM maternal safety bundle for postpartum hemorrhage. Dr. Main also highlights data on how initial and repeat participation in a state collaborative focusing on postpartum hemorrhage can provide significant improvements in the care and outcomes of maternal hemorrhage patients.
Implementation of Quantitative Blood Loss Measurement at CaroMont - CaroMont Regional Medical Center has been successful in implementing quantitative blood loss (QBL) measurements for both vaginal and cesarean section deliveries. This webinar provides step by step guidance along with pearls of wisdom from their implementation experience. This information will be helpful to teams who are beginning implementation of QBL, as well as, teams who have implemented QBL but are struggling with sustaining the workflow.
An Introduction to the Art and Science of Debriefing - Conducting an effective debriefing after an OB event is an essential element of improving patient care and outcomes. This webinar, conducted by the Center for Medical Simulation, provides a brief introduction to the art and science of effective debriefing and provides tips for improving communication among staff members.
Quantification of Blood Loss - AWHONN produced this quick, informative clinical practice video demonstrating ways providers can calculate and quantify blood loss.
Overview of PQCNC AIM OBH Initiative presented by Dr. Arthur Ollendorff